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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 just a few days to Christmas. I hope you all have a family Christmas where ever possible. I will join my sister and her family all going well. So far omicron hasn’t made it to where I live and hopefully it won’t before Christmas.

Enjoyed my reading this week, a mix of my own books and review books. I have a bit of a back log on audiobooks, and Audible gave us a credit which was rather nice. Now I need to choose!

What I read last week:

What I am reading now:

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And I am listening to…

Heirs and Graces

Up next:

A review book

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Last Week’s Posts

Sleigh Bells Ring  RaeAnne Thayne

New to Me Authors of 2021

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New to Me Authors of 2021

I’ve read a number of new to me authors during 2021. I have been scrolling through to see which authors I would like to read either their back lists, or any new ones they might publish. There are a couple I really liked that I haven’t included here because I have already read another book by them. So here are the ones I’d like to follow up on….

Covers link to Goodreads.

book coverI did enjoy this book by Irish author Roisin Meaney so I will definitely read another. It had a great Irish setting and varied and interesting characters.

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Stephen Rowley was another author I want to read more from, he just had that point of difference that made for interesting reading.

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Madeleine Martin‘s historical fiction was memorable, and when I can still remember the plot and characters some months later, that’s a good sign.

book coverI have just finished listening to Julie Cantrell‘s book Perennials on audio. Brittany Pressley really brought this book alive.  There was something happening all through the book and the characters were interesting. It was somewhat sad in places and maybe too much happened but still a good read. I’ll want to listen to more of Brittany Pressley as well.

book coverAnother audiobook made me interested in another new to me author in 2021 that I’d like to read more from. Molly Fader writes about family estranged and a part of that family finding the way back. And of wrongs of long ago that have impacted today. Nancy Peterson the narrator really helped bring the characters alive.

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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 and out of the track of those tornadoes.  Where I am its rain! and rain! With the odd respite.

This week I was able to go and buy Go Tell The Bees I am Gone. It is #9 in the  Diana Gabaldon Outlander series. I’ve read them since they first began and even listened to her speak when she was here many years ago. I heard a really good interview with her on the radio yesterday and so now I am all geared to read her 800 odd page book. First though I want to get some of my review books read so that I can clear a good long space for reading her book.

What I read last week:

I really enjoyed the audio Love and Lavender, and what a treasure 84 Charing Cross Road was. Mary Kay Andrews Christmas story was delightful and Can’t Go Back I reviewed.

What I am reading now:

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And listening to…

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Up next:

A review book publishing on January 1st. Three novellas from the Shenandoah series.

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Can’t Go Back.       Debra Webb

Favourite Covers of 2021

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