Weekly Update for January 21, 2013

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Welcome to my weekly update for January 21, 2013! It’s Monday!  What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.


Readers’ Workouts–My weight loss story

The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall: Review

Across the Nightingale Floor: The Sword of the Warrior by Lian Hearn

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows: Review


Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Across the Nightingale Floor: Journey to Inuyama by Lian Hearn

Currently Reading:

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak, translated by Max Hayward and Manya Harari

Cinder by Marissa Meyer, read by Rebecca Soler

The Habitation of the Blessed by Catherynne M. Valente

Don’t Know Much About Mythology by Kenneth C. Davis

Up Next:

I really don’t see myself finishing any books this week, but maybe I’ll surprise myself.

What are you reading?

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  1. I loved The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society too and am glad you enjoyed it! Cinder is awesome too – Hope you have a great reading week 🙂

  2. I loved The Guernsey Literary and Potatoe Peel Pie Society – I've actually read the book a few times.

    Hope you have a great week!
    ~Kristin @ Always With a Book

  3. I read Between Shades of Gray last year. Had a mixed reaction to it.

    I plan to make 2013 my year of reading from my own bookshelves. Please come see what I'm currently reading.

  4. I need to read Between Shades of Gray – I just got the ARC from NetGalley of her next book, Out of the Easy!

  5. I read The Guernsey and Literary Potato Peel book awhile ago…I have a hard time with that title! lol

    Hope you enjoy it…I did.

    Have a great week…and here's MY MONDAY MEMES POST

  6. Nice selection of reads. I have been wanting to read THe Guernsey Literary and potato peel society for ages.

  7. I really have been wanting to read Between Shades of Gray – I just read Out of the Easy by Septys and loved it, and I have heard Shades of Gray is even better!

    And Dr. Zhivago! I really need to read it, I love love love the movie. (the Omar Sharif version and the Keira Knightley one) Maybe I will make reading it my winter project. 🙂 Have a great week!

  8. I loved Between Shades of Gray. I also loved Cinder and can't wait for the sequel Scarlet. Have a great week!

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