Monday, May 03, 2010

It's Monday, What Are You Reading?

YAY!  I actually finished some books.  What a relief to actually have something to say this Monday.

Books finished this week:

The Lacuna, by Barbara Kingsolver
Night, by Elie Wiesel

What I'm reading right now:

The Divide, by Nicholas Evans
Confessions of the Other Mother: Non-biological Lesbian Moms Tell All!, edited by Harlyn Aizley

Reviews on the first two coming soon!  Hope everyone has a great reading week!

9 comments:

  1. How did you like Night? I will be interested in reading your review. Hope you have a great week.

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  2. I'll be looking forward to your review of The Lacuna. I've loved everything I've read of Kingsolver's except for Poisonwood Bible, and I disliked that one so much I'm a little afraid of her books now. I know most people loved that one the most, but I just didn't click with it. Enjoy your books this week!

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  3. I loved Night, it's so moving! I hope you have a fantastic week of read. Also, I have an award for you on my blog.

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  4. Yay for a good reading week! I look forward to reading your reviews. I hope this week is great too!

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  5. Awesome reading week - I still need to read a Kingsolver book but plan to remedy that soon.

    Here is my Monday: http://thelostentwife.net/2010/05/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-19/

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  6. You had a great reading week with those two books. I loved both of them. I look forward to any thoughts you have on them. Lacuna was my first Kingsolver experience and I want to read more. I've read about 20 plus books by Wiesel since reading Night, and loved them all. Happy reading.

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  7. Ooh how was Night? That is one I think sounds good!

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  8. I'll have reviews of The Lacuna and Night up soon...I liked them both, though saying you "like" Night feels a little strange given the subject matter. It was heartwrenching!

    Jen-I also did not like Poisonwood Bible, I think that the religious/missionary theme made me a little twitchy, as religious fundamentalism always does. I've loved all of her other books, though, so you're safe with Prodigal Summer and this latest one.

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  9. Hi...thanks for visiting my blog and I loved your analogy - abrupt endings similar to students writing "the end." That used to be one of my biggest pet peeves in teaching writing! Love your blog and am now a follower!

    Have a great week!

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