Monday, August 30, 2010

It's Monday - What are You Reading?

  It's Monday - What are you Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at bookjourney to allow us to share with others in the book-loving cyberworld what is on our reading plates.

  This last week was crazy -- I came down with a summer cold that made me feel rotten, but not rotten enough to stay home from the piles of work that seem to have amassed in my office.  Thankfully I feel much better, but the piles of work aren't going away .... however there is a LONG WEEKEND coming up so that is something to look forward to.

  I did manage to finish the following books this week:
                        Honeymoon in Tehran by Azadeh Moaveni
                        The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
                        The Carrion Vine by Erane Elizabeth Scully

  Books in Progress:
                       Ulysses by James Joyce
                       True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey
                       The Tower, The Zoo and The Tortoise by Julia Stuart

  After that -- ?  My to-read piles are growing and growing so I can't complain about having nothing to read.  The complaints come when I have to make the decision about what to read next.

What are you reading this week?


  1. You did some great reading. It's a pity you weren't slightly more ill, so you could've stayed at home and .... read!

    My TBR is getting smaller and I really like it. Only got one new book this week, and I read two. Good going!

  2. Summer colds are horrible but glad you're feeling better.
    Hope you enjoyed Book of Negroes - I read it earlier this year and thought it was very good.

    Have a great reading week.

  3. sorry you felt ill, I hate that. Your books look great :D

  4. I do feel much better -- thanks for the good wishes.

    Cat, I really enjoyed The Book of Negroes. It is an eye-opening novel.

  5. Ulysses! Ulysses! That's probably enough to bring on a summer cold! Daunting.


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