It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week. This meme started with J Kaye’s Blog and then was taken up by Sheila from Book Journey. Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn at the Book Date.
It’s the first day of Spring Break for my boys. Well the Kindergartener’s Spring Break started on Friday so he’s had a nice long weekend too.
On Saturday, we took my in-laws to do some outlet shopping. And good thing too as I needed some sneakers and came away with two pairs, thanks to New Balance’s buy one get one half off sale!
Faefever – Karen Marie Moning
The Best We Could Do – Thi Bui
The Strays – Emily Bitto
10 Things I Hate About You (which I’ve seen so many times but it’s always fun to rewatch)
Homemade raisin bread
I’m intrigued by a steamed chocolate cake (Bake for Happy Kids)
Always love reading Buried in Print’s posts about her reading plans!
Picture books about refugees (Booklist Reader)
You’ve probably seen this already, but the Dublin Literary Prize shortlist is out:
A General Theory of Oblivion by José Eduardo Agualusa, translated from the Portuguese by Daniel Hahn
Confession of the Lioness by Mia Couto, translated from the Portuguese by David Brookshaw
The Green Road by Anne Enright
The Prophets of Eternal Fjord by Kim Leine, translated from the Danish by Martin Aitken
The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli, translated from the Spanish by Christina MacSweeney
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta
A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk, translated from the Turkish by Ekin Oklap
A Whole Life by Robert Seethaler, translated from the German by Charlotte Collins
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Added to my TBR:
Deerbrook by Harriet Martineau (via Books and Chocolate)
Stormy Seas: Stories of Young Boat Refugees by Mary Beth Leatherdale, illustrated and designed by Eleanor Shakespeare (via Book Dragon)
Serenity: Leaves on the Wind – Zack Whedon (Creator), Fábio Moon (Artist), Dan Dos Santos (Cover Artist), Georges Jeanty (Artist)
Thorn – Intisar Khanani
Wonder Woman Earth One – Grant Morrison (Writer), Yanick Paquette (Artist), Nathan Fairbairn (Colourist), Todd Klein (Letterer)
Angel Catbird Vol 1 – Margaret Atwood
(It was so disappointingly simplistic. I also borrowed Vol 2 from the library and may give it a try, wth extremely low expectations)