Weekly Update for June 18, 2012

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Welcome to my weekly update for June 18, 2012! It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

It has been a crazy week! My little sister got married Friday evening, so between wedding prep, keeping her busy and sane, and going out to see The Princess Bride on a big outdoor screen with a group of friends one night (which was awesome, by the way), there has been little time for reading or blogging. I’m ready for a break!


Review: Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey

Review: The Way of Shadows by Brent Weeks

Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde


Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie, read by Deanna Hurst

Santa Olivia by Jacqueline Carey

Currently Reading:

Memory & Dream by Charles de Lint–a re-read

First Person America by Ann Banks

Up Next:

I definitely need a new audio book, but I’m not sure what I’m in the mood for. I may start another book on my nook for the gym as well. As soon as I finish Memory & Dream, I need to start on The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers for my book club. I know I read this in college, but I can’t remember anything about it. I don’t know if that’s good or bad.

What did your week look like?

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  1. Bet Me looks good-added it to my looooooong tbr list!


  2. I loved The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. Characters in Southern Literature are so wonderfully developed and remain wih you. Your blog is a great testament to the wonderful writing of southern authors. Happy Reading!
    Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

  3. Wow I've never heard of Santa Olivia but the cover alone makes me want it right now! Happy Monday and I hope you have a great week!

  4. Okay, I'll try again…I should look at what I wrote before I hit "publish," lol.

    Jennifer Crusie's books are fun, and I'd like to get back into reading them.

    Have a great week! Here's MY MONDAY MEMES POST

  5. Princess Bride anywhere is always good. I recently saw it with someone who was a first timer and she didn't like it. I had to disown her.

  6. I agree with Bookdout… what a great way to see The Princess Bride!

    My favorite read last week was Body and Soul by Stacey Kade. Please come see what else I'm reading.

  7. How cool to see The Princess Bride outdoors! Wishing you a great reading week!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  8. Hi, I tried to follow, but didn't see any Linky's or network blogs, or GFC, so did Twitter and Google circles, which is not really the blog, anyway, I tried, lol, (i dont do email ones) I am not familiar with any of your books you posted, will look into them 🙂 Concise Book Reviews By Michelle

  9. I really need to read a Jennifer Crusie novel one of these days. Everyone seems to just love her stuff! I like your book choices for this week 🙂
    Here's my It's Monday! post 🙂

    -Kimberly @ Turning The Pages

  10. Bet Me is awesome, it was so funny. I usually reread it once a year because I love it so much. Hope you are enjoying it!

    What are YOU reading @ The Brunette Librarian??

  11. I don't listen to a lot of audiobooks because I'm really picky about narrators and I usually prefer to listen to books I've already read (less distraction and safer driving!).

    I liked Bet Me and might have to check out the audio sometime.

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