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What Are You Reading: November 15, 2010: 11/15/10

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.

Most of what I reviewed this week were actually from my personal collection. The rest were library books. All except two books I read this week were from the library. The books were a combination of research and wishlist reading. The wishlist reads were fun and a nice distraction from all the homework I have!

Finished Last Week:

  1. Around the World With Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis (library)
  2. And a Bottle of Rum by Wayne Curtis (library)
  3. The End of the Alphabet by C.S. Richardson (personal colection)
  4. Influences: A Lexicon of Contemporary Graphic Design Practice by Anna Gerber (library)
  5. Library Blogging by Karen A. Coombs (library)
  6. A Thief of Time (Navajo Mysteries, #8) by Tony Hillerman (personal collection)

Currently Reading:

  1. Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (ebook)
  2. The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald (personal collection)
  3. A Fine and Private Place by Peter S. Beagle (library)
  4. The Green Ripper by John D. McDonald (library)
  5. Information Seeking in Electronic Environments by Gary Marchionini (personal collection)
  6. Introduction to Modern Information Retrieval by G. G. Chowdhury (personal collection)
  7. Once Wicked Always Dead by T. Marie Benchley (review copy)
  8. The Portable MLIS by Brooke E. Sheldon (personal collection)
  9. We Blog: Publishing Online with Weblogs by Paul Bausch (library)

Reviews Posted:

  1. City Makers by Remi A Nadeau (personal collection)
  2. Cowboy and Octopus by Jon Sciezcka and Lane Smith (library book)
  3. Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia (personal collection)
  4. The Fairy Princess by Dennis Danvers (personal collection)
  5. Inside Job by Connie Willis (library book)
  6. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Green (personal collection)
  7. Wonderful Alexander by Ursula K. Le Guin (library book)

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Comment #1: Monday, November, 15, 2010 at 08:05:57

Sheila (Bookjourney)

Library Blogging sounds interesting! You have a lot of good books you are reading! Enjoy!

Comment #2: Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 17:59:08


Library Blogging is a handy how-to book but not exactly on topic for my paper.

Comment #3: Monday, November, 15, 2010 at 12:43:44

Mary Ann Langan

I received for review "Lodestone Book One: The Sea of Storms" by Mark Whiteway from the author.

Comment #4: Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 18:04:24


I hope you enjoy your book. Happy reading.

Comment #5: Monday, November, 15, 2010 at 14:13:14


Were The Egg and I and Around the World with Auntie Mame made in to movies? I am a big fan of 30',40's and 50's and I know I have seen Auntie Mame and I think the Egg and I.

Anyway sounds like you had a great week. Hope this one is wonderful too.

Comment #6: Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 18:10:41


The Egg and I was made into a film but I haven't seen it. There is also an Auntie Mame movie but it is based on the first book, Auntie Mame: An Irreverant Episode. Of the two Mame books, I much prefer Around the World with Auntie Mame. That said, the movie is excellent, and funnier than the book that inspired it.

Comment #7: Monday, November, 15, 2010 at 15:00:08


Have a great week! My It's Monday is here. Come and link reviews of books with a Coming of Age theme on this week's Read My Review

Comment #8: Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 18:28:50


Thanks for stopping by. I'll get back to commenting and browsing next month when I'm not buried under schoolwork.

Comment #9: Tuesday, November, 16, 2010 at 00:11:15

The1stdaughter (Danielle)

Wow, you never cease to amaze me with all you are able to accomplish with your class reading as well as blog reading. Amazing!

Have a fabulous reading week and thank you again for stopping by earlier!

Comment #10: Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 19:12:01


The blog reading is for fun. That makes the books go quicker.

Comment #11: Thursday, November, 18, 2010 at 21:15:47

Elisha (BookJunkieMom)

Anne of Green Gables is on my tbr. Have a great week. Here is mine.

Comment #12: Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 19:17:11


Anne is a re-read. I'm noticing things I didn't in previous reads. Some of these details I like and some of them I don't. But it's an interesting experience.

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