Monday, November 15, 2010

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? (1)

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? at One Person's Journey Through a World of Books


This is my first time participating in ‘It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?’ and I’m pretty excited! :)

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?, is a bookish meme hosted by One Person's Journey Through a World of Books, where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week. It’s a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new titles on your reading list. So hop on over to Journey and join in...and leave a comment here so I can check out what you are reading.

Books I Read Last Week:

• Native Speaker by Chang-Rae Lee


We’re actually reading this for my English class, and I didn’t expect to like it as much as I did. I'm not planning on reviewing it, but it's definitely a story worth looking into. It's not my usual tastes, since I tend to gravitate towards fantasy stories, but I thought it was a fantastic story, and I was pleasantly surprised.
• The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa


Thanks to Netgalley I got to read this awesome story before February! I actually was kind of giddy and jumping up and down once I got the email saying my request had been approved! I plan on doing a review for this one after I get my review for The Iron Daughter up. I already posted my review for The Iron King if anyone is interested.

• Tyger Tyger by Kersten Hamilton


Once again, I have Netgalley to thank for this lovely read. I absolutely loved Tyger Tyger, it was fabulous. I’ll hopefully have a review up for this one soon too....these reviews are starting to pile up, but I have a busy week coming up, so hopefully I’ll get some stuff done.

Reading Now:

• The Lipstick Laws by Amy Holder


I just started this one, and again, I have Netgalley to thank. :)

• The Book Thief by Markus Zusak


I took this out from the library a couple weeks ago, and haven’t made much headway, it’s an interesting enough story, I just kind of started other books and pushed it to the side.

• Jane Slayre by Charlotte Bronte and Sherri Browning


• The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne


These last two I’ve been reading for a while now, and unfortunately they keep getting ignored. :S I think I’ll have to stop reading other books for a while. :P

I'm thinking I may have to stop reading so many books at once....

Books I Want to Read This Week:

• Nevermore by Kelly Creagh


Another library book, and I am so excited to read this one, it sounds amazing!

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I’ll probably read more books that aren’t on this at all, and if I do you’ll find out next Monday ;)

So what are you reading?? And why don’t you check out One Person's Journey Through a World of Books to find out what everyone else is reading. :)


Happy Reading and Do Svidaniya!!!

♪♫ Ambur

11 comments:

  1. Some fab books there. Tyger Tyger looks great and I can't wait til The Iron Fey series is published over here in the UK.

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  2. You have quite a collection of diverse books...I loved The Scarlet Letter...

    Lipstick Laws looks like a fun read.

    Welcome to this meme! I like the name and look of your blog.

    Here's my Monday:

    (click my name)

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  3. Thanks :)
    Tyger Tyger was fantastic, it was definitely an amazing story.
    I hope you don't have too long to wait for The Iron Fey series :)

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  4. Thanks for the welcome Laurel and for your comment :D
    I definitely come check out your's :)

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  5. Iron Queen looks wonderful - I am so behind on this series!

    Welcome to the meme and I simply love the layout of your blog! :)

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  6. I received for review "Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms" by Mark Whiteway from the author.

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  7. @Sheila: Iron Queen was amazing :D and that's ok, you've got time to catch up, especially since now we have the Iron Knight to wait for too :)

    @Tribute Books Mama:
    Awesome :D The title sounds interesting already, I hope you enjoy it :)

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  8. I will be finishing tonight One for the Money by Janet Evanovich and hopefully I'll get into Need by Carrie Jones.

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  9. I adored The Scarlet Letter and The Book Thief. Have a wonderful week reading. My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/11/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-13.html

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  10. @Frosy: I haven't read either of those, I've been wanting to get into some of Carrie Jones' books though, so I might have to look into them :D

    @Jennifer: I'm not very far in either, and I think I'm gonna have to return The Book Thief to the library...I'll have to get my own copy later on lol thanks :D I hope you enjoy your reading too :)

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  11. Hello, you site is very funny he told me to cheer up .. Merry Christmas.

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