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What Are You Reading: September 12, 2011: 09/12/11
This week I've been busy with homework. Three-quarters of what I read this week was in the form of children's picture books. With the exception of Home of the Brave by Allen Say, all of these picture books I read with my children. The Home of the Brave I read at my internship as I was trying to figure out how best to catalog it.
I didn't give up on any books this week. I am struggling a bit with Dandelion Fire by N. D. Wilson. It is so different in tone from 100 Cupboards that I'm not sure what to make of it.
I started listening to Ida B. by Katherine Hannigan. The voice actress is doing a wonderful job reading the book.
I still want to start The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff. I also want to start Paranormalcy by Kiersten White.
Finished Last Week:
Comment #1: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 02:43:36
You did a great job! I haven't finished a single book last week because exams are taking more time than I thought. Can't wait for my fall routine to have more time to read.
Comment #2: Monday, September 12, 21:33:24
I understand. I suspect though that my kids would still want story time so I'd get some reading done during exam time.
Comment #3: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 03:17:09
Oh! Some great picture books, including Cat the Cat!!! It's one of our absolute favorites, in fact we read it tonight. Love Mo Willems! :o)
Hope you have a fabulous reading week and if you get a second stop my to see what I've been reading at There's A Book! :)
Comment #4: Monday, September 12, 21:35:31
Bloggers either seem to love Cat the Cat or hate it. We're in the love category. It was a great place for Harriet to start her reading.
Comment #5: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 12:14:35
An impressive list!
Comment #6: Monday, September 12, 21:41:21
Comment #7: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 13:04:57
The Replacement has been on my radar for awhile...maybe I'll get around to it soon.
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Comment #8: Monday, September 12, 21:45:30
I've wanted to read The Replacement since I saw the cover art.
Comment #9: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 13:09:04
I love the Chester books - so fun!!! Hope you enjoy all the other great books this week.
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Comment #10: Monday, September 12, 21:52:30
Thanks. I hope I do.
Comment #11: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 13:33:47
I actually haven't heard of a lot of these, but they sound really good. Twilight of the Gods seems pretty intriguing. Happy Reading!
Comment #12: Monday, September 12, 21:57:33
Twilight of the Gods is the second in the series. It's good so far.
Comment #13: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 13:54:59
Enjoy your books
Comment #14: Monday, September 12, 21:59:35
Thank you. Same to you!
Comment #15: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 14:08:24
Most of these are new to me, but I hope you enjoyed them. [: And that you are liking your current reads as well. Happy Reading!
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Comment #16: Monday, September 12, 22:01:40
Comment #17: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 15:39:11
My Terry Brooks period is over, but long ago, I read a lot of the Shannara books. Enjoy your selection this week!
Comment #18: Monday, September 12, 22:04:53
I haven't been tempted to read the Shannara books but I like his Landover series.
Comment #19: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 16:52:44
I just loved Ida B! I still need to start Rick Riordan's new series...love him.
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Comment #20: Monday, September 12, 22:07:05
Ida B. is excellent. The actress reading the book is really bringing her to life.
Comment #21: Monday, September, 12, 2011 at 19:54:27
I keep eying the cover of The Replacement, but I haven't bought it yet! Which reminds me I need to check again and see if my library has gotten it in. Enjoy your week!
Comment #22: Monday, September 12, 22:10:59
I happened to see a very nice copy of The Replacement at Half Price Books. Otherwise I'd be waiting for my library to get a copy too.
Comment #23: Tuesday, September, 13, 2011 at 03:25:10
a new landover book?
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Comment #24: Friday, September 16, 2011 at 22:37:32
Yes. The new Landover novel was published last year. I apologize for the damage done to your bank account.
Comment #25: Tuesday, September, 13, 2011 at 10:25:32
I wasn't big fan of The Replacement, I was a little disappointed with it, but I loved Paranormalcy, it's just so much fun :) Happy reading & have a great week!
Comment #26: Friday, September 16, 2011 at 22:39:02
Hopefully I will get to both books this coming week. There's always something getting in the way. Grrr!
Comment #27: Tuesday, September, 13, 2011 at 14:07:08
Oh, lots and lots of books. I hope you enjoy them all. The Thorn of Fire has me intrigued.
Comment #28: Friday, September 16, 2011 at 22:41:40
Poor Throne of Fire is sitting unloved under my bed. Library books got in the way.
Comment #29: Tuesday, September, 13, 2011 at 17:58:06
Children, homework, internship - and you still read all of these? Great job! Have a fantastic week!
Comment #30: Friday, September 16, 2011 at 22:43:25
The picture books I read at night with my kids. I listen to an audio book while I'm driving to and from my internship. I also read a few pages before bed each night.