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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

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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.

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I didn’t get a lot of reading done this week as I wasn’t feeling well. However I am coming right and that is something I really appreciate! Also I wasn’t feeling like visiting blogs but now up and active again!

The weather has been glorious although I think due to break. I walked on the beach the last two days and it felt like paradise.

What I read last week:

I finished The Sound of Glass – one that I really liked, definitely one for my keeper shelf. I know this one was well received when it published but I waited for the paperback to arrive as the hardback was too expensive!

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What I am reading now:

Still listening to Come from Away by Genevieve Graham. I was happy to hear that it continued on with the next generation from the previous book of hers that I had listened to.

I am still reading this one but should finish it today or tomorrow. It’s one that was written in the 1920’s and is rather fascinating.  Four women on holiday in Italy for a month, all quite different.

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

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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.

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Well there have been some dark days here in my country, New Zealand. My heart goes out to all those who were so brutally murdered by the terrorist in Christchurch.  The families – what an experience to have to cope with. Almost every New Zealander grieves with our Muslim community.  I say almost because there are a few who choose to hate.  I have never seen my country so sombre.

What I read last week:

A review book and one from the TBR shelf.

What I am reading now:

Loving this one off my TBR shelf.

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And listening to .. well I do need to start!

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A little dubious with this one – it is a Modern Mrs Darcy read and one for a reading challenge or two!

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Home At Last Meredith Appleyard

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

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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.

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Hope you are all well. We had some very welcome rain this week and may get some more later this week. I enjoyed my reading although going a little slow at the moment, but I guess I’ll gather momentum again as we do!  Sometimes there is plenty of time for reading and sometimes the pleasure of others company plus chores and other hobbies take precedence!

What I read last week:

The Susan Wiggs book was an okay book, The Cliff House is for review and I did enjoy it. The Woman at 72 Derry Lane by Irish author Carmel Harrington was a riveting listen and covered both domestic abuse and a world disaster in 2004.

What I am reading now:

From my TBR stack from this Australian author…

And about to start listening to…

From this Canadian author

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Up next:

A review book….

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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.

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I had a great week of reading. The Rosie Result was very good listen and I loved how it all worked out. The House of Second Chances by a new to me author turned out to be a worthwhile read. And the review book The Things We Cannot Say – excellent. I am not a big fan of dual time lines but have to say I was won over eventually by the book.

What I read last week:

What I am reading now:

I am listening to…

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And off my TBR shelf

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A review book

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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.

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Welcome in. Hope you all had a good week. I had a bit of this and that one! Over the weekend we received a little rain,  so… good! And it brought a cool night with it which was great too.

What I read last week:

I finished listening to The Moon Sister  rather long at just over 19 hours but I enjoyed this latest one in this series. Home at Last is a book for review set in Australia, and Say You’re Sorry was a recent buy, and if you’ve ever read a Karen Rose romantic suspense novel you’ll know they get devoured rather quickly. I always like her development of characters, some bits are gory, I mostly skip them!

What I am reading now:

This one is set in Australia and Ireland, just started so I shall see.

And listening to…

The third in this series – I liked the first one, the second was okay and I heard a reviewer saying this was good so hope so, just about to start.

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Home Fires  Fiona Lowe

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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.

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So this week we are using the new Inlinkz, hopefully no different to what it was like before. I’ll monitor to make sure its working. If unsure check here how to link but should be okay.

Hope most of you are surviving your winter. We are having a hot summer with very little  rain. Let’s just say everything is brown!  This last week after eating breakfast I have been out stacking a load of firewood delivered to the front that I have to wheelbarrow to the back and stack. Almost done.

What I read last week:

I loved The Wednesday Wars – it was so good and definitely deserving of the Newbery Honor Medal that it received. If you ever feel drawn to reading a middle grade book – read this one. Or Okay for Now by the same author which I totally adored. Both books are for 12/13 year olds and up to whatever age.

What I am reading now:

Still listening to The Moon Sister by Lucinda Riley.

And reading

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Up next:

I haven’t made my mind up on what I will read next. 

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The Victory Garden   Rhys Bowen

War and It’s Impact – 5 Connect Books.

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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.

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Welcome in all. Rushing a little this week, hope all is well with everyone.  InLinkz is changing, I just signed into the new one, but realised I didn’t know how it works, so will study it this week and set it up for next week. So using the old one for this week! But next week may be a little different but not much. They explain how to link up here, but I will also link that next week. Probably really no different.

What I read last week:

What I am reading now:

A middle grade book I’ve been promising myself I’d read for a long time.

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And listening to…

Up next:

This review book

 

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The Military Wife by Laura Trentham.    Review

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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.

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Well February is already wending its way across our lives. Hope all those in cold climes are managing to stay warm. I’m trying to stay cool and even went for a swim yesterday at our local beach. Well, only because I was with a friend who swims at every opportunity.

What I read last week:

What I am reading now:

I will be reading In Pieces slowly and am making good progress through it. I usually night read it for awhile most evenings.

I am also continuing to listen to Royal Blood. Truthfully the narrator Katherine Kellgren is so good I’d listen to her read the phone book!

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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.

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Hope you are all enjoying your reading. I had another good week, mostly audiobook as I listened a lot as I am sewing a quilt for my sister for her bed.

It’s meant to be summer here, but wet and drizzly last couple of days. On Friday the tree people came and cut back my trees – now I am feeling exposed! But they will grow quickly enough. I never thought of how much money I’d spend on trees when I was planting them!

What I read last week:

These were all good reads. I raced through True Places which was so good on audio.

What I am reading now:

Some fiction and a memoir.

And I will start listening to Royal Blood. A cozy mystery is perfect after the emotional last audiobook.

Up next:

A review book – publishing date February 26th

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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.

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Welcome in one and all. Hope you are now all getting your 2019 reading groove sorted.  As part of the new year I went on Goodreads and got realistic about that TBR list! I brought it down from over 1600 to 241. And… maybe I’ll even cut that back a little more.

What I read last week:

I loved the Marilla book – so well written and researched. Just captured her perfectly.  Finished Cowboy Seal Homecoming on audio and The Victory Garden is one for review.

What I am reading now:

So I was able to pick one up off my own TBR shelf this time. I see I got it in 2017 from a book fair. Published way back in 2002

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I am about to start listening to

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Up next:

A review book

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Last Week’s Posts

Nightchaser by Amanda Bouchet

Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen

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