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.


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I’m hosting the Dewey Decimal, Books in Translation, and Southern Literature Reading Challenges this year. I’d love to have you join in. Click the links for more details!


Signed up for the 2nds Challenge

Review: Fire by Kristin Cashore

Review: Dreams Made Flesh by Anne Bishop

Review: Inkheart by Cornelia Funke

Empire Falls

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Second Hand Heart

Second Hand Heart by Catherine Ryan Hyde

The Thorn and the Blossom

The Thorn and the Blossom by Theodora Goss

Currently Reading:

Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull

The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad, translated by Ingrid Christopherson

Footsteps in the Dark by Georgette Heyer

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern, read by Jim Dale

Up Next:

I have committed to a Gone With the Wind readalong with my aunt starting around January 15. It will be my first time reading it. Go ahead. Get your exclamations of disbelief out of the way. 🙂 It’s one of my aunt’s favorite books (possibly even her very favorite), so hopefully she’ll keep me on track.

What are you reading this week?

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  1. These all look very tempting!

    I have Gone with the Wind waiting for a reread…I haven't read it since high school!

    Hope you have a great week.


  2. I've never read "Second Hand Heart" but I've heard really good things about it. Several of the ladies in my book group loved it 🙂

  3. I read Gone With The Wind a good few years ago now. I was surprised by how much I loved it. I didn't expect to. Hope you enjoy it.

  4. You will love Gone with the Wind. It is one of my favorite books ever!

    My Monday list:

  5. The Thorn and the Blossom is getting a lot of attention at the moment. Looks very interesting.

    Have a great reading week


  6. Happy New Year! My post reflects two weeks of reading. Please come see what I'm reading now.

    Good luck with your challenges.

  7. The Bookseller of Kabul may be the first book I read by that author-I have read all her books. I just started The Night Circus, The cover on The Thorn and the BLossom reminds me of the tapestry The Lady and the Unicorn.

  8. You had a nice week it looks like. I'll be watching for your review on The Night Circus. Enjoy your Gone With the Wind readalong and the rest of your reading!

  9. My first time reading Gone with the Wind was just a few years ago – it's a fantastic experience, and it's so good you are experiencing it at an age that can appreciate it more!

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