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Sunday, August 21, 2011

Monday, August 22 and I'm reading....

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What I'm reading:
Maine by Courtney Sullivan---the story of four women from three generations of a family and their beach property in Maine.







What I just finished:
Boom! by Mark Haddon---a middle-grade book by the author of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.  The book is a hoot.  Review to follow.  Look for it!








What I'm listening to:
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen---this is my first Sarah Dessen book and I can see the appeal for teen girls.









What I hope to read next:
Blink and Caution by Tim Wynne-Jones--- Two street kids get tangled in a plot over their heads - and risk an unexpected connection - in this heart-pounding thriller.










13 comments:

  1. I keep seeing Along For the Ride at the bookstore. I'll keep an eye out for your review!

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  2. I am waiting to read Maine, I have heard such wonderful things about the book. Happy reading.
    My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/08/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-53.html

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  3. Great group of books! I am currently listening to Along for the Ride. Blink & Caution sounds really good, hope you enjoy it. [:

    Erin @ Let's Evaluate

    re your comment: Dash&Lily definitely would be great to read during the holidays, but luckily it is still enjoyable now. [:

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  4. Looking forward to your thoughts on the Sarah Dessen book :)

    Here's my "It's Monday! What are you reading?" post.

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  5. Maine...certainly looks like a book I'd like. I need to add it to my wishlist!

    Here's my post for this week: It's Monday! What Are You Reading? And don't forget to sign up for the Readerbuzz August Giveaway!

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  6. Blink and Caution sounds like my kind of book, as long as it isn't too scary!

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  7. I haven't heard of that Mark Haddon book. I've got to check that out. I absolutely love The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. Have a great week of reading :)

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  8. I just placed two J.Courtney Sullivan books to my wish list :)

    Dollycas

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  9. It seems like a lot of people are reading Maine. I need to check it out! Boom sounds cute but it might be too old for my 7 year old. I look forward to your review.

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  10. I love Sara Dessen - hope you enjoy that one!

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  11. I'm a fan of Sarah Dessen's writing and I did enjoy Along For The Ride, although not my favourite of hers. Boom sounds great!

    PS. yes I did enjoy Forever, it got off to a slow start but a really good end to the trilogy and Maggie's writing is as gorgeous as ever. Shiver remains my favourite though

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  12. I like the cover for Book. Looks cute.

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  13. i have yet to read a Dessen book - probably Just Listen will come first. hopping back!

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