Sunday, March 25, 2012

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?


What I Finished Last Week

Lipstick in Afghanistan by Roberta Gately
it was ok (my current rating) really liked it
Lipstick in Afghanistan doesn’t make any pretense of being factual and 
it’s a darn good thing. The back cover promises it is “inspired by experiences ...more

Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine
liked it liked it liked it really liked it
Don’t take anything in this book at face value; it’s all a farce of the highest order. 
Either that or our main character and heroine is the...more

How It All Began by Penelope Lively
really liked it (my current rating) really liked it (my current rating) really liked it (my current rating) really liked it
An elderly woman gets mugged.
That’s how it all began...more

Zazie in the Metro by Raymond Queneau
really liked it really liked it
It is hard to read a book when you do not like the main character. At all. 
And what if the book is written in some sort of odd Ulysses-ish ...more

What I'm Reading Now

A Room With a View by E. M. Forster

A lot of wonderful children's picture books 
(reviews coming soon)

What I Received in the Mail

Let's Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

What are you reading today?!

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week…. and anything in between!  This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

I love being a part of this and I hope you do too! As part of this weekly meme Book Journey loves to encourage you all to go and visit the others participating in this meme. Book Journey offers a weekly contest for those who visit 10 or more of the Monday Meme participants and leave a comment telling BJ how many you visited.


Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I have had the lipstick book in my TBR forever. I need to get to that one!

Yvonne said...

Interesting group of books you have on your list. Enjoy your reading and have a great week!

Christine said...

Just started Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. It's set in Italy- comes out in June!

Teddyree said...

The children's books look very cute, I think my niece would like some of them. Hope you don't have to wait too long to see The Hunger Games.
Have a great week and happy reading :)

Karen said...

Have you changed your page look? It looks good.

A great list of books. I like the sound of a few of the ones you read this week. I might have to look into them. Hope you are enjoying A Room With A View. It's on my TR list so look forward to seeing what you think of it.

Abbi Hart (gatorade635) said...

Hope you have a great reading week! Here's my link:

Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Nice! Those are new to me but I hope you enjoy them all!

Here's my Monday Wrapup

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)

Helen's Book Blog said...

I remember loving the movie of A Room with a View so I hope the book is just as good! Have a great week

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I like the look of these books, and How It All Began intrigues me. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

Leah @ The Pretty Good Gatsby said...

Story of a Cockroach is a GORGEOUS cover! :) I love that some of the best artwork I've seen has come from children's books.

Thanks for stopping by!

The Brunette Librarian said...

Ugh, I hate reading a book when you hate the characters! Oye! It really stinks if you HAVE to read it, then you begin to resent it.

Sounds like you were busy this week fellow librarian! :)

Happy Monday! It's Monday! What Are You Reading @ the Brunette Librarian's Blog

pussreboots said...

Manual de Brujas looks cute.

My favorite read this week was the audio version of Shutter Island. Please come see what else I'm reading.

Vasilly said...

Nice stack! This week I'm hoping to get through at least three books. Have a great week.

Nise' said...

How It All Began sounds good. Have a great reading week.


esme said...

what a great assortment of books.

Kylie said...

Looks like a good week. Thanks for visiting my blog!

Lindsey said...

I really want to read A Room With a View. I hope you enjoy it!

Crystal @ I Totally Paused! said...

You had a great week! Hope this one is equally good :)

Audrey (Bibliosaurus Text) said...

I absolutely love the cover of Let's Pretend This Never Happened! Fun stuff :-)

Introverted Jen said...

Your Cockroach book has left me with "La Cucaracha" humming around in my brain. :-) Enjoy your week!

Athira said...

I really want to read Jenny Lawson's book! Have a great week reading!

alitareads said...

How It All Began sounds really good. Enjoy your upcoming books!

Shelleyrae said...

It All Began sounds like an enjoyable read. I know my kids would love those picture books!

Sorry I am a bit late stopping by this week, I've been swamped!

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out