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What Are You Reading: August 09, 2010: 08/08/10

What Are You Reading?

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.

All except one book were from the library. My numbers are bit inflated because I was reading picture books with my daughter.

Finished Last Week:

  1. American Fantastic Tales: Terror and the Uncanny from the 1940's Until Now edited by Peter Straub (library book)
  2. The Best Cat in the World by Lesléa Newman (library book)
  3. Bone: Rock Jaw by Jeff Smith (library book)
  4. Crow Call (Hardcover) by Lois Lowry (library book)
  5. The Function of Ornament by Michael Kubo (library book)
  6. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (library book)
  7. Here Are My Hands by Bill Martin Jr. (library book)
  8. The Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker (review copy)
  9. Pink Brain, Blue Brain by Lise Eliot (library book)
  10. Three Little Kittens by Tanya Linch (library book)
  11. What Do You Love? by Jonathan London (library book)

Currently Reading:

  1. Aging with Grace by Greg Liberman (review copy)
  2. The Angel of Forgetfulness by Steve Stern (library book)
  3. City-Makers: The Story of Southern California's First Boom by Remi A. Nadeau (personal collection)
  4. Finding Marco by Kenneth C. Cancellara review copy)
  5. Grave Sight (Harper Connelly, #1) by Charlaine Harris (personal collection)
  6. The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry (library book)
  7. Mary Modern by Camille Deangelis (personal collection)
  8. The Secret of the Old Clock (Nancy Drew, #1) by Carolyn Keene (library book)
  9. San Francisco Then and Now by Bill Yenne (library book)

Next on my list of to read books are volume 9 of the Bone series, A California Girl by Edward Eldridge and Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett.

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: Sunday, August, 8, 2010 at 22:18:43

Kah Woei

The Secret of the Old Clock brings back memories. I know I've read this before. I wonder if I still have it....

Comment #2: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 15:10:21


I read the 1959 version early this year. Now I'm going back to read the original 1939 edition to see what's changed.

Comment #3: Monday, August, 9, 2010 at 11:15:59 Buffy

I'll be interested to hear what you think of Nancy Drew, reading it as an adult.

Comment #4: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 15:14:11


I like the Nancy Drew series a lot more as an adult than I did as a child.

Comment #5: Monday, August, 9, 2010 at 12:43:43

Laurel-Rain Snow

The books sound good...I want to read the Nancy Drew again!

Thanks for visiting my blog.

Comment #6: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 15:16:24


My library has the whole set.

Comment #7: Monday, August, 9, 2010 at 14:23:58


That's a lot of books! I hope you're enjoying them :)

Comment #8: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 15:16:24


Most of them have been very good but I'm struggling with The Lace Reader.

Comment #9: Monday, August, 9, 2010 at 15:16:34

Heidi V.

I have Grave Sight in my collection also I have been wanting to get into this series. I do enjoy reading Nancy Drew it reminds me of my youth, I hope you enjoy your reading week.

Comment #10: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 15:21:51


Grave Sight is my current book to read while my daughter is taking her bath. It's going to take a while for me to finish it.

Comment #11: Wednesday, August, 11, 2010 at 21:37:17

Crystal (I Totally Paused!)

I think it's awesome that you read with your daughter, I feel like so many kids don't have a solid reading foundation and it's so sad!

Have a great week :)

Comment #12: Friday, August 13, 2010 at 17:21:13


I also read with my son but both are getting to ages where they can either read alone or read to me.

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