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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.
I am still here! It’s been a busy month or two. My parents’ 40th anniversary was last month so my sister and I threw a party for them. Then we surprised them the following weekend with a family trip to Tybee Island in Georgia. We had a wonderful time! We drove into Savannah one day and it is gorgeous in the spring time with the azaleas blooming. I got my hands on some of my mom’s old family photo albums for the party so I’ve been working on scanning those pictures before I give them back. My husband has also started a new job and he’s completely off of night shifts. Yay! It’s great to have him home with me every night! We’re working to balance “me time” and “us time” now though.
That said, I haven’t posted since March 1. Holy cow. I did write one review, then I realized the book isn’t published until June. Oops. It’s scheduled but that didn’t help me look like any less of a slacker.
Nothing since March 1.
The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George, translated by Simon Pare–3 Stars
Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader by Anne Fadiman–4 Stars
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker, read by Cassandra Campbell, translated by Kevin Wiliarty–2.5 Stars
Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman–4 Stars
Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor, read by Khristine Hvam–4 Stars
Raney by Clyde Edgerton–4 Stars
Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok, read by Grayce Wey–4 Stars
Trader by Charles de Lint (re-read)–4 Stars
Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan, read by Trini Alvarado–4 Stars
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
The Places in Between by Rory Stewart
Mississippi Jack by L. A. Meyer, read by Katherine Kellgren
Chasing Darkness by Danielle Girard
I’ve offered to read the first draft of my friend’s urban fantasy novel and give feedback. I’ve been slacking on that too and need to get it read by Thursday for her. Everything else will be on hold until I finish that! Luckily I’m one of several beta readers and she’s not pressuring us but I still want to get it done. I read the first chapter or so a while ago and I think this is going to be fantastic!
What are you reading this week?
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