Monday, June 25, 2012

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

What I Finished Last Week

Lots of Candles,
Plenty of Cake
Paris in Love by Eloisa James

What I'm Reading Now
Jana Bibi's Excellent Fortunes
Gem by Holly Hobbie
Bully Goat Grim
Red Knit Cap Girl by Naoko Stoop
Time for Kids Big Book of What?
The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.

What I Might Read Next

Flirting in Italian

What are you reading today?!

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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!

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  1. I'm reading Summer People by Elin Hilderbrand and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer.

    1. Summer People sounds like it was written to be read in summertime!

  2. Thanks for stopping by! I have Flirting in Italian on my wishlist! It looks so good!

    - Sam @ The Little Munchkin Reader

  3. Paris in Love would be my first choice here!!!

  4. I really enjoyed the Anna Quindlen book....and I'm curious about Paris in Love.

    I received a book about Paris this week...Paris Without End.

    Enjoy your week! Here's MY MONDAY MEMES POST

  5. Paris in Love looks great. Any book set in Paris is a win for me. Happy Reading!
    Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

  6. Can't wait to read Paris in Love and The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D.
    Happy Monday! :)

  7. I'd love to read Paris in Love. I have Paris My Sweet and Paris, Paris on my shelves and am in a mood for that city!

  8. Based on the cover alone I would pick up Paris in Love. And Flirting in Italian has me intrigued.

  9. I love the cover of the Billy Goats book! That was one of my favorites as a little kid, we used to act it out on a local bridge :-)

  10. I love your whole reading list!! Have an awesome week!!

  11. I love the cover for Bully Goat Grim, and Time for Kids Big Book of What? sounds fun.

  12. I've got The Unfinished Work on my stacks and think I will get to it next. Have a great week of reading.

  13. Nice list. I have Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D that I will be reading soon and Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake on audio, which I've heard is wonderful.

  14. Wow, you are always reading books that I have never heard about them. I always want to leave a comment, but since I don't know any book I don't have anything to say :(

  15. I really liked Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake. Enjoy your reading week!

  16. I love all the covers of the books you are presenting!! I hope the stories inside are just as wonderful :)

  17. The Unfinished Works of Elizabeth D. sounds like just my kind of book!

    I have just started another Kristen Hannah book-Summer Island. I love her books. :)


  18. flirting in Italian sounds and looks adorable!! Loving the first two books too!! Those children books have such awesome covers!! Enjoy your great looking books!

  19. Lovely selection!
    Flirting in Italian is slowly working it's way in to my TBR list- hope it's good!
    Have a lovely week :)

  20. I'm still reading from my math textbook but I'm thinking about continuing The American Way of Eating by Tracie McMillan. I love the covers of the Bully Goat Grimm and Red Knit Cap Girl. Happy reading!

  21. Paris in Love sounds so good. I hope you have a great week!

  22. Lots of great books - I like Anna Quindlen though I haven't read this one yet

    Thanks for stopping by Book'd Out earlier,

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  23. Currently reading Theodore Weesner's The Car Thief & David Lloyd's Warrior

  24. SO loved Lots of Candles Plenty of Cake --enjoy

  25. I think my first choice would be Lots of Candles Plenty of Cake.

    mia at jacobsracing dot com


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