It’s Monday! What are you reading? (August 12 2013)

itsmonday“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.

Currently(-ish…)

Reading:

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Fire from heaven – Mary Renault

I kind of love this historical fiction on the life of Alexander the Great, but it is a little heavy and it has quite a few characters that I keep losing track of since I seem to pick it up only every other day – and then just read a few pages… must step it up!!)

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The Headmaster’s wager – Vincent Lam

(Ugh one of those women from the back covers!)

Eating:

Carrot cake! It was my mother-in-law’s birthday yesterday and we had a lovely cake from our favourite local bakery.

Drinking:

PG Tips

Listening:

The Bird and the bee – Interpreting The Masters, Volume 1: A Tribute To Daryl Hall And John Oates

 

Last week

I read:

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Crazy Rich Asians – Kevin Kwan (review to come)

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Disco for the departed (Dr Siri Paiboun #3) – Colin Cotterill

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The bones of Paris (Harris Stuyvesant #2) – Laurie R. Kong (for an upcoming book tour)

I wrote:

 

Five Star Billionaire – Tash Aw

The Orphan Master’s Son – Adam Johnson

Weekend Cooking: Sonoma County

What are you reading today?

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5 thoughts on “It’s Monday! What are you reading? (August 12 2013)

  1. Yum. Now you’ve got me craving carrot cake! 🙂
    It’s so hard when a story has a ton of characters. Sometimes I feel like I need a chart to keep track of them all!

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