Week 5: (Nov 28 – Dec 2) – (Lory) New to My TBR: It’s been a month full of amazing nonfiction books! Which ones have made it onto your TBR? Link back to the original blogger who posted about that book!
It is the last week of Nonfiction November, and I'd like to share the nonfiction that I've added to my TBR, and thank those who shared the books:
Lori at Emerald City Book Reviews suggested several travel narratives, including Mother Tongue and The Old Ways.
Debbie at Exurbanis shared some Moving-and-Starting-Over books, including Heading Home.
Marisa at The Daily Dosage told about some happiness books including Meditations from the Mat and Happiness is a Serious Problem.
Susie at Novel Visits had ideas for great books about Paris including My Paris Kitchen and Stuff Parisians Like.
Thank you, bloggers, for these wonderful books.
What I Read Last Week
My Cybils books poured into my mailbox this week, and I was busy scurrying about to try to find a copy of the last unread books on my list. I have nine books left to read and I'm quite hopeful I can knock that down as the deadline approaches. Most years I get them all read or I only have one or two that I just couldn't find. Fingers crossed!
Of course I read and reread Cybils like crazy last week, but I also read:
Dinner with Edward is the true story of author Isabel Vincent and her unexpected and wonderful relationship with an elderly neighbor. The Children of Green Knowe, my 1001 Children's Book for November, is a gentle gothic for young readers. I hope to review both of these later today.
What I'm Reading Now
I started Ballet Shoes, our 1001 Children's Book for December, yesterday, and The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year is a Bookcrossing traveling book that arrived last week. Today is supposed to be a horribly wet day, so I may spend a lot of it reading these two books.
What are you reading today?
What is the Sunday Salon? Imagine some university library's vast reading room. It's filled with people--students and faculty and strangers who've wandered in. They're seated at great oaken desks, books piled all around them,and they're all feverishly reading and jotting notes in their leather-bound journals as they go. Later they'll mill around the open dictionaries and compare their thoughts on the afternoon's literary intake....That's what happens at the Sunday Salon, except it's all virtual. Every Sunday the bloggers participating in that week's Salon get together--at their separate desks, in their own particular time zones--and read. And blog about their reading. And comment on one another's blogs. Think of it as an informal, weekly, mini read-a-thon, an excuse to put aside one's earthly responsibilities and fall into a good book. Click here to join the Salon.
The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It's a chance to share news and recap the past week.
Mailbox Monday was created by Marcia at The Printed Page. We share books that we found in our mailboxes last week.
It is now being hosted here.
Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews in which you can share the books you've acquired.
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! It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is now being hosted at The Book Date.