Sunday, January 29, 2012

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? (63)

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

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:
This book was a serious improvement on Full Tilt...but it still wasn't my favourite book. I think I would've enjoyed it more had I never read Full Tilt...that book may have swayed me on travel literature in the wrong direction, but A Short Walk... was definitely better than Full Tilt. It was funny, and I liked that Eric Newby didn't take himself too seriously. He saw the humour in his situation, maybe he even played it up a bit, but I enjoyed that he tried to actually entertain the reader rather than bore them with details. :P
Loved Everneath! :D I wasn't sure at first because Nikki didn't really jump out at me as a narrator at first, but I really enjoyed her story...and the boys, wowza does this book ever have some amazing boys. :P Hopefully I'll have my review up tomorrow for this one. It was my January read for the Debut Author Challenge, and it was a great pick. I definitely recommend it. :D

Reading Now:
Little over halfway through this one now, and I'm finally at the point where it's stuff we haven't covered in class...hurrah! haha Hopefully I'll finish it soon. I kind of want to just be done so I can move onto the next book for my British Lit class, Zofloya. This one isn't terrible, but Godwin definitely has a tendency to ramble on and use big words for no real reason...kind of makes him seem a bit ostentatious....that word was just for you Godwin. :P An interesting sidenote is that Godwin was Mary Shelley(the author of Frankenstein)'s father and her mother was Mary Wollstonecraft, a feminist and philosopher at the time. Kind of cool. :)

Just started this one, and it seems like a nice quick and enjoyable story....Elizabeth Scott's book usually are, so not too surprising. :P


Just read the first chunk of this one, and I like it so far. Can't wait to read some more. :) Trying to finish Caleb Williams first though. :P


Books I Want to Read This Week:
As I mentioned before, this is the next book I have to read for my Brit Lit class, and it sounds interesting. My prof described it as a Gothic Soap Opera...and that definitely intrigues me. :P

Haven't started this one yet, but I need to finish it soon, so if I have to I'll finish this one before CW. :P I peaked through it though and thankfully it seems like a pretty quick story. :)


And what are you reading???

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Happy Reading!!!

♪♫ Ambur

4 comments:

  1. Omg Everneath is everywhere!! Happy reading :)

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  2. There's definitely some intriguing covers on your list this week. Hope you have a good one too.

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  3. Lucky you, getting to take a Brit Lit class! Short walk and Full Tilt sound great - I'd never heard of them before. Happy reading, Ruby

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  4. @bookchilla: That's because it's release date was last week. ;) haha Thanks, happy reading to you, too! :D

    @Elena: Glad you think so! :) Thank you! I hope you have a great week, too! :)

    @Kathy: Ya, I'm loving it so far. The prof is really into it, too, which always makes a class more interesting. :) Short Walk, yes...Full Tilt, not at all. I don't really know where you got the idea that I said it sounded great to be honest. lol :P A Short Walk was pretty enjoyable though. :) Happy reading to you, too. :)

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