It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? hosted at Book Journey

It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

As always, it’s been a few weeks since I last posted, so here are just some highlights.


Sign up post for the Southern Literature Challenge hosted by yours truly! I hope you’ll join me!

My sign-up post for The Eclectic Reader Challenge hosted by Book’d Out. This is always a great challenge!

Review: I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak–4 Stars

Review: Naked in Death by J. D. Robb, read by Susan Ericksen–4 Stars

Review: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai, translated by Ina Rilke, read by B. D. Wong–4 Stars

Review: The Child Thief by Brom–4 Stars


Labyrinths by Jorge Luis Borges

Sweet Nothings by Janis Thomas

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, read by Ari Fliakos

Currently Reading:

The Bite of the Mango by Mariatu Kamara and Susan McClelland (Book club pick)

NPR Favorite Driveway Moments: Radio Stories That Won’t Let You Go

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

Up Next:

I’m hoping to get to a new audiobook in a day or two. NPR Favorite Driveway Moments is a super-short last-ditch effort to complete my own nonfiction reading challenge before the end of the year! I don’t have anything in mind though.

What are you reading this week? Do you have any reading challenges I should check out?

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  1. Those challenges sound so tempting…but I'm determined to move slowly when signing up…or I'll find myself with too many and scrambling to finish.

    I have been wanting to read Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore…this year! Here's MY WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES

  2. I still need to read Mr Penumbra, I hope you enjoyed it. Thanks for joining me in the Eclectic Challenge again!

    Have a happy reading week!
    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  3. I love the In Death series. I have Naked in Death in print, on my Kindle, and as an audiobook too. Come see my Monday Report here. Happy reading and happy new year!

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