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Monday, May 16, 2011

It's Monday! What Are YOU Reading? - May 16, 2011

What Are You Reading?

"What Are You Reading?" is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.  Click over to see what other readers are into this week and add to your TBR pile!

So, on to the reading week:

READ:

REVIEWED:  (click the cover to go to the review):
Chime by Franny Billingsley
4.3 of 5 stars
Rooms by James L. Rubart
2.5 of 5 stars
The Mysterious Lady Law by Robert Appleton
3 of 5 stars
The White Devil by Justin Evans
4.5 of 5 stars
The Miracle of Mercy Land by River Jordan
3.25 out of 5 stars
The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie Goldbloom
4.1 out of 5 stars


CURRENTLY READING:
(Click on the cover for the Goodreads page, exc. War & Peace, which goes to Amazon)

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
Emma by Jane AustenThe Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. CoreySolace by Belinda McKeon


Next to be read on the personal pile (click cover for Goodreads page):

           
The King's Mistress by Emma Campion
My Antonia by Willa CatherJonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke



Next to be read on the hard copy review pile (click cover for Goodreads page):

Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
Iron House by John HartThe Tender Mercy of Roses by Anna Michaels


FAVE OF THE WEEK:

The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma
Book Depository
Amazon


This was a hard decision, with a lot of great books read this week.  A VERY close second would be The Dark City by Catherine Fisher.


Julie
How was YOUR reading week?  Please leave a link to YOUR "What Are You Reading" post in the comments (I'd love to come visit) or simply comment with what your reading week was like!

11 comments:

  1.  You have so many great books there!  I am kind of jealous!

    My Monday Post

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  2. WOW you had quite a productive week of reading.  Any tips?  I have been slipping and just haven't been giving the time in reading as I should.  WTG!! 

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  3. The only secret is that I don't have a life right now :) ... seriously, I'm
    not working, I only took one class this semester, my apartment is small and
    doesn't need a lot of cleaning, it's been too cold to go outside to enjoy
    the weather most of the time, and my Bebe Boy is in school all day! :)


    --
    Julie
    *Knitting and Sundries *

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  4. What a fantastic line-up and coming up.  Many of them I have read and absolutely adored.  Enjoy and have a great week.  My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/05/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-39.html

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  5.  These covers are amazing.  Really draws you in!!!

    Dollycas
    http://dollycas.blogspot.com/

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  6. Handmaid's Tale is a goodie. I don't know much about the other books though. I hope you enjoy your reading week.

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  7.  Now you've got me all curious about The Map of Time. I'm going to go check out your review!

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  8.  Taking notes of some of these great book ideas. You are so ambitious in your reading!

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  9. This one doesn't release until June 28, so I won't be putting my review up
    until the first week of June, but I looked at the other reviews that have
    been posted already, and almost everyone seems to love it as much!

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  10. UndermyappletreeMay 17, 2011 at 1:30 AM

    Wow. That is an amazing amount of books. I'm lucky to get through one a week! And some great titles too.

    Map of Time... I'm reading it in a few weeks and I'm trying not to look at the reviews yet but I'm glad to see you loved it.

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  11.   Wow, what a great week! I'm so curious about the Map of Time, the cover is just striking. I've also heard a lot of good about Chime, I need to check it out!

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