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What Are You Reading: August 02, 2010: 08/02/10

It's Monday! What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week. It is a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new titles on your reading list.

I love being a part of this and I hope you do too! As part of this weekly meme I love to encourage you all to go and visit the others participating in this meme. I offer a weekly contest for those who visit 10 or more of the Monday Meme participants and leave a comment. You receive one entry for every 10 comments, just come back here and tell me how many in the comment area.

Most of my books finished last week are library books. Half of them were picture books I read to my daughter. The remaining library books were ones that had been on my wishlist. My favorite book from last week was The Diary of Pelly D by L. J. Adlington.

Finished Last Week:

  1. Celestine, Drama Queen by Penny Ives (library book)
  2. Crazy Hair by Neil Gaiman (library book)
  3. The Diary of Pelly D by L.J. Adlington (library book)
  4. Elena's Serenade by Campbell Geeslin (library book)
  5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (library book)
  6. Indigo Blue by Cathy Cassidy (library book)
  7. Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin (TBR pile)
  8. Little Ballet Star by Adèle Geras (library book)
  9. Mr. McGratt and the Ornery Cat by Marilyn Helmer (library book)
  10. Our Lady of Immaculate Deception by Nancy Martin (library book)
  11. Ten Little Mummies by Philip Yates (library book)
  12. Ten Tiny Babies by Karen Katz (library book)
  13. Vampire Theory by Lily Caracci (review copy)
  14. Where Is That Cat? by Carol Greene (library book)

Currently Reading:

  1. American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940's Until Now edited by Peter Straub
  2. City-Makers: The Story of Southern California's First Boom by Remi A. Nadeau (personal collection)
  3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (library book)
  4. Grave Sight (Harper Connelly, #1) by Charlaine Harris (personal collection)
  5. The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry (library book)
  6. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker (review copy)
  7. Mary Modern by Camille Deangelis (personal collection)
  8. Pink brain, Blue brain by Lise Eliot (library book)
  9. The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, #1) by Carolyn Keene (library book)
  10. San Francisco Then and Now by Bill Yenne (library book)

Next on my list of to read books are the remaining books in the Bones graphic novel series, Aging with Grace by Greg Liberman and possibly The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan

If you have any questions about the books I finished or am currently reading, please leave a comment. So what are you reading this week?

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Comment #1: Monday, August, 2, 2010 at 08:32:51

Kah Woei

Always amazed at the amount of reading you do. :-)

Comment #2: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 t 18:14:38


I'm not reading as much this week because I'm using most of that time for freelance writing.

Comment #3: Monday, August, 2, 2010 at 08:47:38

Sheila (Bookjourney)

Oh you read The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.... I want to read that one! Hope you enjoyed it.

Comment #4: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 t 18:15:48


It was okay as far as mysteries go but it didn't rock my socks.

Comment #5: Monday, August, 2, 2010 at 09:20:24

Kathy Martin

You had a good reading week. Such a nice variety of books! My weekly report is here. Happy reading!

Comment #6: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 t 18:24:29


Thank you. I'll stop by soon. I've been too busy to spend much time online this week. So I'm running behind in my meme rounds.

Comment #7: Wednesday, August, 4, 2010 at 23:13:26

Coffee and a Book Chick

Stopping on by from Page Turner's site! What an impressive list of books you read last week. And for what you're currently reading, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo can get graphic, but it's a fantastic read!! Happy Reading!!

Comment #8: Saturday, August 7, 2010 t 10:42:31


Thanks. I've finished The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and I didn't find it much of a page turner. It was an okay mystery but I've read better.

Comment #9: Thursday, August, 5, 2010 at 00:18:23


Wow you read so much! I've read quite a few of what you're reading, and enjoyed them, so I hope you have a good week! :)

Comment #10: Saturday, August 7, 2010 t 10:44:01


I don't always read that much. This week I've only finished three books.

Comment #11: Thursday, August, 5, 2010 at 01:05:28


You had a great week last week!

Comment #12: Saturday, August 7, 2010 t 10:46:27


This week I read about a third of that. I've been busy writing and taking classes instead.

Comment #13: Thursday, August, 5, 2010 at 08:13:35

Laurel-Rain Snow

Wow, The Secret of the Old Clock brings back memories for me! I just ordered the first three Nancy Drews (which includes that one), and they're on my "old favorites" stack of books.

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Comment #14: Saturday, August 7, 2010 t 10:58:18


I recently read the 1959 reissue of The Secret of the Old Clock. Now I'm reading the 1939 version. I'm curious to see how it compares given the changes.

Comment #15: Thursday, August, 5, 2010 at 09:18:50

Cheryl "Mash"

WOW!! You had a very good week and looks like you will have another current one. Can you giveaway your secret as to how you read so many books in a week?

Comment #16: Saturday, August 7, 2010 t 11:00:19


I've read four books this week. Most of what I was reading last week, I still am.

Comment #17: Thursday, August, 5, 2010 at 09:22:38


Wow - you really manage to read a lot - I'm jealous. Some books are familiar but some I am gong to have to go and check out. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Comment #18: Saturday, August 7, 2010 t 11:02:29


Most of the books I was reading last week I am still reading.

Comment #19: Saturday, August, 7, 2010 at 22:07:22


Wow - you were busy! I'll be curious how you liked Grave Sight. Oh Nancy Drew too!

Comment #20: Friday, August 13, 2010 at 14:14:20


I still haven't gotten very far in Grave Sight. Nancy Drew is a re-read to compare the 1939 version to the 1959 version.

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