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Monday, August 8, 2011

Monday. What am I reading?

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It's Monday.  Here is what I am reading and listening to this week.

What I'm reading:
Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey. "This award-winning coming-of-age novel was written by Australian Craig Silvey out of his passion for the southern Gothic fiction of Twain, Lee and Capote." ---Suite 101. I'm just getting started so the jury is still out if I'll like it.

What I'm listening to: 
Linger by Maggie Stiefvater.  This is the sequel to her popular paranormal romance, Shiver, which I liked tremendously.  I'm not in the car much these days so this book is taking an eternity to listen to.

What I recently finished:
Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo. A sweet and revealing memoir about a young boy, Colton, who has a life after death experience then comes back to life to share with his family and to tell them what heaven is like; nonfiction.  Written by Colton's father.

What I hope to read next:
Maine by Courtney Sullivan.  This is my book club selection for the month.  I actually don't have a copy of the book yet, so I hope I can finish it in time.

What are you reading this week?


  1. Maine is one I cannot wait to read, I have heard such good things about it. Have a fantastic week.
    My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/08/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-51.html

  2. Oh I still have not read Shiver, Linger or Forever. Bad school librarian! :-)

  3. I want to read Heaven is for Real. What do you think of it?

  4. that is a odd book cover. check out what I am reading.

  5. I've read Shiver and really enjoyed it, so I can't wait to get the rest of the series.

  6. I'm reading YA title The Comeback Season right now, hope to finish it soon! I have also not yet read Shiver or Linger...but if you gave it a positive review, I might have to take a second look at it.

  7. Thanks for visiting Jorie's Reads!

    I now see 10 more books to add to my TBR list! :)

  8. I'm reading Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins. It's just as good as the first book, Hex Hall! I love it when sequels don't disappoint.

    Also, I’m a new follower—wonderful blog! Stop by my blog and follow me too? :) http://rachelbrookswrites.blogspot.com/


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