Monday, July 25, 2011

What Are You Reading?

Today is Monday, July 25, 2011...What Are You Reading?

This weekly meme is brought to you by the hot, the smokin', the sizzling, the you-can-fry-an-egg-on-her-she's-so-steamy, Sheila at Book Journey.  The heat wave in the Northeast?  Yep, it's all her fault.  That heat surged all the way from Minnesota!

 I spent the last week in North Carolina with my family, and we had a wonderful vacation, despite the heat wave.  I have one speed when I'm down there - slow - so I am thoroughly relaxed and incredibly happy. I expected to match my book count of last year - 7 books in 7 days - but the heat wave kept us away from the beach, and my "reading spot", during the hottest part of the day.  I think I did ok. 

Books I Completed This Week:

The Last WerewolfNext to Love: A NovelOriginal Sin: A Sally Sin AdventureThe Scorpio Races

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan (Knopf, July 2011)
Next To Love by Ellen Feldman (Spiegel & Grau, July 2011)
Original Sin by Beth McMullen (Hyperion, July 2011)
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Scholastic, October 2011)

Books I Am Currently Reading:

Making Waves

Making Waves by Tawna Fenske (Sourcebooks, August 2011)

Book I Am Currently Listening to:

Garden Spells (Bantam Discovery)

Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen (Bantam, April 2008)

Books I Plan To Read This Week:

The Soldier's WifeGraveminderDear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories

The Soldier's Wife by Margaret Leroy (June 2011)
Graveminder by Melissa Marr (May 2011)
Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories Edited by Megan Kelley Hall (September 2011)


Zibilee said...

I can't wait to hear what you thought of the Werewolf book. I have been thinking about grabbing it, but have been a little unsure about that. It looks like you have gotten a lot of good reading in this week.

I am reading The Gap Year by Sarah Bird and am liking it a lot more than I had expected to.

IntrovertedJen said...

Yay for North Carolina! I hope you had a great vacation!

I adored Garden Spells, and I'm off to check out The Soldier's Wife. Looks like something I might like.

Enjoy your week!

Marce said...

You did great during your holiday, by far it is to hot but I really don't think its going to last long.

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bermudaonion said...

There's nothing like the beach to get in some good reading. I hope you have another great week this week!

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

Nice week for you... I have not read at the beach for so long.... I bet it is wonderful!

Sorry about the heat I sent from Minnesota :)

Have a super week friend!

Meg @ A Bookish Affair said...

I'm really looking forward to reading The Soldier's Wife. I can't wait to see how you like it!

Jessilyn (YA Book Haven) said...

I really want to read the last werewolf! Yea this heat seems like it will never end..even when we got rain here in Mississippi it was still humid.

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