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Comments for On My Wishlist: December 03, 2011

On My Wishlist: December 03, 2011: 12/03/11

On My WishlistLast week I finished: Of all the stupid things by Alexandra Diaz, Sarah Emma Edmonds was a Great Pretender: The True Story of a Civil War Spy by Carrie Jones and Imagine a Day by written by Sarah L. Thomson.

I am currently reading The Alchemyst by Michael Scott and I'll finish it sometime this weekend. It started out great but it's starting to irk me in how the story is told.

Next up is Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins as it's due on the 14th.

My wishlist is at 996 books, up 5 books from last week.

Upcoming wishlist reads include (they are in my hands waiting to be read):

  • The Book of Tomorrow by Cecilia Ahern
  • The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
  • Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
  • Penny Dreadful by Laurel Snyder
  • Empire State: A Love Story (or not) by Jason Shiga
  • Mornings in Jenin by Susan Abulhawa
  • Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin
  • The Storm in the Barn by Matt Phelan
  • 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami
  • The Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag (Flavia de Luce, #2) by Alan Bradley
  • Fairy Bady Day by Amanda Ashby

The Featured Wish for December 03, 2010:

cover artE-Mergency by Tom Lichtenheld (Recommended by the1stdaughter)

"It s an E-mergency! The letter E took a tumble and the only way to get her back on her foot is for people to stop using her. But who can take her place? The other letters have to make a decision ASAP. Z is too sleepy and Y asks way too many questions. Thankfully, O rolls in to try and save the day. Now E can rost up and got bottor ... as long as ovorybody follows the rulos. Chock-full of verbal and visual puns, this zany book is sure to tickle both the brain and the funny bone."

Both my children can read but they still love a goofy alphabet book. This one sounds perfect for us. At dinner we often play word games, including things like dropping the first letter of every word (r ropping he irst etter f ord) or exchanging a letter for another letter as the case of the O stepping in for the E.

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Comment #1: Saturday, December, 3, 2011 at 19:03:06


I watch every week to see if you hit the "magic" 1000 book number. Maybe next week...

E-Mergency looks so cute.

Comment #2: Sunday, December 4, 2011 at 23:41:34


I was briefly up to 1001 books but then a few came in at the library. I'm back down to 997.

Comment #3: Saturday, December, 3, 2011 at 19:28:53

Melissa (Books and things)

It sounds cute! I wonder if it will solve the mystery of why 7 8 9. LOL

Comment #4: Saturday, December 4, 2011 23:43:52


I think they'll save that for the sequel.

Comment #5: Saturday, December, 3, 2011 at 19:50:32

roro @Roro Is Reading

sounds cutesy

cute lol

Comment #6: Saturday, December 4, 2011 23:45:03


I agree.S

Comment #7: Sunday, December, 4, 2011 at 00:18:11

Tiffany Drew

That is a really fun idea to do with the kids. My son has some special needs and it is very hard to keep his attention. I bet he would love to play that game. This book also looks like a very fun read! Thank you for sharing :)

Comment #8: Saturday, December 4, 2011 23:46:33


Good luck trying the game with your son. There are lots of great ABC books out there. Happy reading.

Comment #9: Sunday, December, 4, 2011 at 09:52:53


This sounds very cute. I'm going to have to check it out. I know a few kids who would probably enjoy this book.

Comment #10: Saturday, December 4, 2011 11:47:45


Maybe in the future we can compare notes.

Comment #11: Monday, December, 5, 2011 at 12:39:53

Nina @ Death Books and Tea

You've got a lot actually in your hands to be read! 1Q84 looks really good, but my librarian says I shouldn't read it any time soon... oh well! Enjoy them x

Comment #12: Friday, December 9, 2011 at 22:44:06


1Q84 is quite a door stopper. I'm glad I won't have to race the clock to finish it.

Comment #13: Thursday, December, 8, 2011 at 11:07:48

Moonlight Gleam

Great choice! I haven't heard of this title but definitely love the cover! Thank you for stopping by!

Comment #14: Friday, December 9, 2011 at 22:45:10


You're welcome. Happy reading.

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