It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

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

I didn’t post last week because of the holiday, so over the past two weeks I’ve


The Alchemyst by Michael Scott, read by Denis O’Hare

Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand

Abundance: A Novel of Marie Antoinette by Sena Jeter Naslund

The Maze Runner by James Dashner, read by Mark Deakins

Leaving Gee’s Bend by Irene Latham

Dissolution by C. J. Sansom


The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson, read by the author

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Airman by Eoin Colfer

Big Cherry Holler by Adriana Trigiani

Blood Bound by Patricia Briggs

The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder

Currently Reading:

Neil Gaiman & Charles Vess’ Stardust

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson, read by Peter Altschuler

The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

Up Next:

I have Fool Moon by Jim Butcher waiting for me at the library and I’ve already checked out The Invisible Ring by Anne Bishop, so those will be coming up soon.

My birthday is next Monday, so I might not be around. We’re trying to plan a very last minute trip out of town. I hope everyone has a great week (or two)!

What are you reading this week?

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  1. Great list of books! I loved Major Pettigrew and the Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs. I want to read The Maze Runner (my niece loved it). Will check out your review.

  2. As celebration for the new Bloggers' Alliance for Nonfiction Devotees (, I'm cheering on every one's nonfiction reading today. So, yay for Seabiscuit, The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid, and The Innocents Abroad!

  3. Major Pettigrew has been on my wishlist for a while.

    Do hope you manage that trip and if so, (and you are not here next Monday), Happy Birthday for next Monday!


  4. I have the Big Cherry Holler with me, but because I have not read the 1st in the series and have not got that book, I have to wait!

    I really want to read The Color Purple!

  5. I think it's time for a reread of The Color Purple…and I see a Big Stone Gap book there, (I think!).

    At any rate, Big Cherry Holler looks tempting!


  6. I will have to read Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid – I have always enjoyed Bill Bryson.

  7. I really liked Stardust (I liked the movie even more).

    I want to read Major Pettigrew's Last Stand and the Mercy Thompson series. I also plan to try Adriana Trigiani's books sometime too.

    I hope you have a great week!

  8. I hope you have a great Birthday getaway where ever you end up! It sounds like fun, no matter where you go!

    Did you know that The Maze Runner was my very first review? Kind of funny trivia. LOL

    Hope you have a fabulous reading week and if you get a second stop my to see what I've been reading at There's A Book! 🙂

  9. This week I finished only library books and review copies. Please come see what I read.

  10. You had a fabulous week. Enjoy your books and your week.
    My Monday:

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