It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

Monday, June 14, 2010

Happy Monday Morning, faithful followers and fellow bloggers!  I hope that you all had a successful reading week... I did not.  The start of summer break coincided with a language development class that is kicking my patootie, to put it politely.  I did manage to get two books completed this week.  The first, The Bodies Left Behind by Jeffery Deaver, is reviewed here.  The other, The Way Things Look to Me, by Roopa Farooki, I just finished last night-review to come soon.

There are so many things in my TBR pile that I am excited to get to, but I've started to feel a little guilty about the books that have been on my shelves for (literally) years that I still haven't read, so I went with one of those, a Karin Slaughter book I got from my mom about a year or so ago, called Undone.  What I really should do is rearrange my bookshelves-the oldest books are in the back behind all of the new ones I get.  That sounds like an excellent project for a rainy day like today...oh.wait...I have two more papers and a chapter to read before next week...stupid too-much-work-for-a-four-week-class class!  Ah well, my next class is Children's Literature-surely I'll get to read lots of great YA stuff for that class that can actually count towards my 100+ goal!  Have a great reading week everyone!


  1. I admire your determination in getting as much reading done as you did. Classes can be overwhelming especially summer classes when they pack so much into such a short time. I hope your next class does allow more time for reading.

  2. "kicking my patootie" - haha, great phrase, it made me laugh.
    Anyway, I hope you get to find more time for reading. Classes, sadly, come first, but I hope you can squeeze in some reading time.

  3. Deaver and Slaughter what a fabulous week! Happy reading. My Monday:

  4. good luck with summer classes. awesome that you got to squeeze in two books! enjoy your books this week and happy reading :)

    Michelle & Leslie's Book Picks

  5. I have that Jeffrey Deaver book and want to read it some weekend at the cabin.... sounds like the perfect setting :)

  6. Hi Heather, thanks for stopping by my blog. You should see the stacks of books I have just for summer break. Mine started today too! No big classes for me this summer, just three days of workshops and then some curriculum writing. I hope you get to do some reading soon!

  7. The Way Things Look to Me sounds very interesting. I look forward to reading your review.

  8. You have an awesome template! The notebook image rocks.

    I love the cover for The Way Things Look to Me makes me want to know more.

    hope classes are going well for you.

    my Monday reading roundup.


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