Monday, September 20, 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.


  I only finished one book this week:  Room by Emma Donoghue.  I'm trying to figure out how to put my thoughts about it into words that make sense.  It is truly a wonderful novel.
 
  I participated in my first Book Blogger Appreciation Week and had fun.  I found a lot of new blogs to follow, added more books to the never-ending to read list, and learned things that I hope will improve my own blog.

  Books in progress: 
  I've started taking a French class on Saturdays to refresh my very rusty French skills, and ambitiously I took out a few French books from the Centre's library.  I don't know if I'll complete them, but it will be a good challenge.

  What are you reading this week?

10 comments:

  1. I can't wait to read Room! And I'm reading The Gin Closet this week, and it's pretty doggone good!

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  2. You finished Room! Yay! Je suis tres heureuse!

    J'espere que votre semaine de lire c'est tres bonne. Or something like that!

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  3. Stopping by to see what you're up to this Monday. Ulysses...wow. Big challenge. I read it once upon a time--and still can't say that I get it.

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  4. Glad you enjoyed Room. I'm still waiting to acquire it. Too many books at the moment, but this is one I definitely want to read.

    Ulysses - well, only 50 pages left, that is amazing Good luck!

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  5. I am working on ROOM now and hope to get some time this evening to dive into it. I hear that once you start you do not want to put the book down. :)

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  6. I am undergoing a reading slump. You did well. Have another great reading week ahead!

    Here is my Mondays: Mailbox/Where Am I/Musings post.

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  7. Room id on my wish list. ULYSSES is a big undertaking! I started once but never finished.

    Dollycas
    http://dollycas.blogspot.com/

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  8. Room is definitely un-putdownable -- I found myself over-extending my lunch break just to finish certain scenes.

    Ulysses has been a challenge but at least now I can (almost) say that I've finished it.

    NancyO - Merci beaucoup! Vous ecrivez tres bien! :-)

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  9. congrats on the Ulysses progress. You can do it!!

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  10. Good luck finishing Ulysses! That's a book I've always been intimidated by.

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