It’s Monday! What are you reading?

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“It’s Monday! What are you reading?” is a weekly event hosted by Sheila at Bookjourney to share with others what we’ve read the past week and planning to read next

What? It’s Monday already? I felt like I had just woken up on a Sunday morning and made myself some scrambled eggs and toast. Instead it is before 7 on Monday, the husband has left for work (he takes the Bart to the city, a nearly one-hour trip), wee reader is up in bed but will be up soon (I get him around 730 but he’s likely woken up by the garage door). Breakfast for me: homemade raisin bread. Breakfast for him: cereal (probably Rice Krispies) with milk.

 

Currently reading:
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Mirror of the World: A New History of Art – Julian Bell
A very heavy book! Don’t know much about art history, trying to change that.
Beautiful Ruins – Jess Walter
For an upcoming book tour (well I haven’t touched this much the past few days, but it’s there!)

Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
A reread on the Kindle. A nice change of pace.

The daughter of time – Josephine Tey
Interesting story, a kind of Henry III whodunnit, but I really need to go figure out my knowledge of European history (i.e. very very little!)

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking – Susan Cain
A pretty good read so far.
What I finished reading

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Real World – Natsuo Kirino
Was a little disappointed by this one. Will hopefully write about it soon enough.

Empress – Shan Sa (review to come)

Thirty Three Teeth (Dr Siri Paiboun #2) – Colin Cotterill
The Dr Siri series is a lot of fun!

Last week I reviewed:

Zeina – Nawal El-Saadawi

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5 thoughts on “It’s Monday! What are you reading?

  1. Oh, I want to read Julian Bell’s book too. Will look for it. Your line-up is diverse and fun. Since you seem to be quite a reader, would you mind helping me out with some suggestions? This week I’m looking for fellow blogger’s three favorite novels of the 2000s. Hope you will stop by!

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  2. I’m always so impressed when I see that somebody has finished more than a couple of books in a week. I can only manage two in a week, and that’s if I started one of them the previous week. Even short novels take me forever to finish! Very disappointing for me, but awesome for you!

    Jane Eyre seems like a good reread. Is it free on the Kindle?

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    1. Hi Becki. Thanks for stopping by!
      I did finish quite a few books last week, but some of them were started quite a while ago!

      Yup, Jane Eyre is a free download.

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