It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a place to meet up and share what you have been, and are about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment and er… add to your groaning TBR pile! So welcome in everyone. This meme started on J Kaye’s blog and then was hosted by Sheila from Book Journey.
Sheila then passed it on to Kathryn here at The Book Date
Jen Vincent, Teach Mentor Texts, and Kellee of Unleashing Readers
decided to give It’s Monday! a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels or anything in those genres – join them.
Well tomorrow we go up a level in our fight against Covid19. Not a biggie, but more people can go back to work like builders etc and some school children of workers will also go back. Still no shops open although now there can be online shopping. Last Friday, after just listening to David Whyte read one of his poems the next one rolled over to a video of a young woman Doctor in Georgia USA who shared how she felt about her state totally opening up. How heartbreaking for those on the “war front” as she is.
We celebrated ANZAC Day on Saturday, when Australia and New Zealand remembers all our many people who served in various wars. As no groups were allowed, many people stood at their gates at 6am as dawn broke to give witness. As I go for my daily walks I see homemade poppies adorning many a gateway.
What I read last week:
I finished this doorstop of a book and really enjoyed another crime story with characters I mostly already knew.
I finished listening to this audiobook which was thoroughly enjoyable. Great listening for these times. I generally enjoy anything by Jenny Colgan. I will be eyeing up the next one in this series while waiting also for her new one out this year which is a continuation of another favourite series of hers.
I finished this review book, review for it soon.
And… even another, just today. This was off my own shelf, a 2003 one and one I bought from a second hand book fair o 2017. Mary Alice Monroe always has an environmental aspect to her books and this time it included birds of prey. I loved it. Heart warming read for these times.
What I am reading now:
I finally started listening to this one. I’ve had it for ages and also have a hardback copy. I wanted to listen to someone I find inspiring. Someone who makes me hope in and for humanity! I am about to start reading a review book, to do with love, secrets and obsession!
I am not sure but most likely a paperback of some sort from my TBR shelf.