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What Are You Reading: January 16, 2012: 01/16/12
I'm feeling better. The kids are back in school but I'm not yet. So I'm spending some of my spare time reading. Although my goal is to read a greater portion of longer books I'm still reading at last year's pace. I'm sure this will slow down when school starts for me. It certainly will once I find a job — another goal for this year.
I finally finished Red Glove and am eagerly awaiting the third book. I am completely sucked into the Curse Workers series by Holly Black.
At long last I'm reading Fairy Bad Day by Amanda Ashby. It's hilarious. Why didn't I start it sooner?
I found This Perfect Day by Ira Levin in my car of all places. So I'm back to reading it. I would like to finish it this week.
Except for one book which I'm still waiting for, I've finished my CYBILS reading. I will review the books after the winners are announced on February 12th.
Did Not Finish:
Comment #1: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 16:48:24
WOW!! You were certainly very busy last week!! Happy Reading :)
Comment #2: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:51:04
Thanks. I've been reading for fun with my morning coffee, something I can't do when I'm school.
Comment #3: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 17:00:02
I have fallen in love with Holly Black's writing and cannot wait for the next book in the series either. So many good books being released this year!
Comment #4: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:53:10
I am hoping to be a little more current with my reading this year.
Comment #5: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 17:50:26
Thanks for sharing...I still want to check out This Perfect Day. I'll be watching for your review.
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Comment #6: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:54:15
I'm reading This Perfect Day slowly. But it's classic Levin.
Comment #7: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 18:22:40
Glad you are feeling better! You have a lot of interesting books on your list. I love Sophie Kinsella's books and I have Remember Me? I hope you're enjoying it.
Comment #8: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:56:22
Remember Me? is a good balance between funny and touching. I might focus on finishing it this week just to see how it all turns out.
Comment #9: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 19:48:44
I have never read anything by Holly Black, but I hear good things. You've had a great reading week!
Comment #10: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:58:34
The Curse Worker books are an interesting take on organized crime, politics and magic.
Comment #11: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 21:22:18
Quite a long list.
Comment #12: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 23:00:12
Yes but I'm on vacation so my usual homework time is being spent reading for fun.
Comment #13: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 21:40:14
I can't wait til my kids go back to school in 3 weeks!
Comment #14: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 23:01:14
Wow. Long vacation for them!
Comment #15: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:11:30
Glad you are feeling better. Looks like you are doing good in reading. Now I am really interested in Fairy Bad Day!
Comment #16: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 23:02:21
I've read all of Ashby's books. She's one of my favorite new authors.
Comment #17: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 22:40:51
I really enjoyed Magyk, and I love the title of Fairy Bad Day! Enjoy your week!
Comment #18: Monday, January 16, 2012 at 23:03:24
I am enjoying Magyk as well. I can sort of see where the plot is going but I'm having fun reading it. Fairy Bad Day is good too.
Comment #19: Tuesday, January, 17, 2012 at 05:38:36
I heard that Home is very good. I fancied reading that.
Glad you are feeling better. I am back at school too and expect a reading slow down. It definitely slowed down during my first term before Christmas.
Comment #20: Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 21:28:53
School starts for me on Wedesday. My reading's about to slow dramatically.