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What Are You Reading: April 09, 2012: 04/08/12

What Are You Reading?I am mostly working on my research papers — the last two for library school. But I managed to finish a bunch of books I've been reading for weeks (if not months). So when you look at my list, don't think I actually read hundreds of pages. Plus two of the books were picture books: The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems and When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest.

My favorite read last week was The Son of Neptune. It started local and then moved up the coast. It also has flash backs to New Orleans. These are all places I've been and it made being an armchair hero all the more fun.

This week I would like to finish I Am Half Sick Of Shadows by Alan Bradley and The Lost Cities: A Drift House Voyage by Dale Peck. I then plan to start Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith and Sapphique by Catherine Fisher.

What about you?

Finished:

  1. Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden (library book)
  2. The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff (library book)
  3. The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems (personal collection)
  4. Kyo Kara MAOH!, Volume 01 by Tomo Takabayashi (library book)
  5. Mollie: The Journal of Mollie Dorsey Sanford in Nebraska and Colorado Territories, 1857 — 1866 by Mollie Dorsey Sanford (library book)
  6. Old Man's War by John Scalzi (personal collection)
  7. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan (personal collection)
  8. When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest (library book)

Currently Reading:

  1. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (personal collection)
  2. I Am Half Sick Of Shadows by Alan Bradley (library book)
  3. The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson (personal collection)
  4. Liberty Falling by Nevada Barr (personal collection)
  5. The Lost Cities: A Drift House Voyage by Dale Peck (personal collection)
  6. Mariana by Susanna Kearsley (review copy)
  7. Mark Tidd in the Backwoods by Clarence Budington Kelland (personal collection)
  8. A River in the Sky (audio) by Elizabeth Peters (library book)
  9. Watchlist: A Serial Thriller (audio) by Jeffery Deaver (personal collection)

Reviews Posted:

  1. 1 2 3 A Child's First Counting Book by Alison Jay (library book)
  2. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale (library book)
  3. The Case of the Left-Handed Lady by Nancy Springer (library book)
  4. Goddess Interrupted by Aimée Carter (review copy)
  5. The Wailing Wind (audio) by Tony Hillerman (library book)
  6. With Hearts Courageous by Jon Steven Nappa (review copy)
  7. Zero by Kathryn Otoshi (library book)

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Comment #1: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 01:49:35

pamela

You are amazing, even if some were picture books! :) How much do you love Flavia??? Hope you are enjoying I am Half Sick of Shadows! I've only read The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, but really want to read the rest of the Flavia De Luce Series. Happy reading :)



Comment #2: Sunday, April 08, 2012 at 22:52:14

Pussreboots

I'm not really. Many of the books only had 50 or so pages left. Plus, the picture books are short. I adore the Flavia books. I read on the author's blog that his publisher has approved three more books in the series.



Comment #3: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 06:40:37

Mardel

LOL - Come on - you DO read a lot. :) Wow, what a lot of school you're having to take. You seem to be working very hard, so I wish you luck in your chosen career path - and hope you never lose your love of reading. :)



Comment #4: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:07:04

Pussreboots

I'm in the last semester of a two year program (library science). I have two classes to finish. I know people who finish many more books than I do.



Comment #5: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 07:34:55

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz

Wow! Astonishing number of books read and reviewed.

Here's my It's Monday! What Are You Reading? Hope you will stop by!



Comment #6: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:09:13

Pussreboots

The reviews are prewritten so I'm not necessarily reviewing and reading all in the same week.



Comment #7: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 07:40:59

Laurel-Rain Snow

Great stack of books! Hope you enjoyed them all...and thanks for visiting my blog.



Comment #8: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:10:14

Pussreboots

They were all very good.



Comment #9: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 08:41:17

Pocketful of Books http://pocketfulofbooks.com

Wow you read so many! I am jealous of our reading speed. I have totally been lagging recently. I will be interested to read your thoughts on 1Q84. I have been meaning to read that for quite some time!

New Follower by Email! My Monday Post.



Comment #10: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:11:24

Pussreboots

1Q84 requires some concentration, so I'm only reading a couple or so chapters a week. Welcome to my blog via email.



Comment #11: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 08:48:53

Kathy Martin

You finished up a nice selection last week. I haven't read Son of Neptune yet. In fact, I have only read the first Percy Jackson book. I am woefully behind on reading Riordan. Have a great reading week!



Comment #12: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:12:24

Pussreboots

You have a bunch of fun reads ahead of you if you decide to continue.



Comment #13: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 10:18:26

LORI/DOLLYCAS

You had a good week. Almost all titles are new to me. Have a great week!



Comment #14: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:14:14

Pussreboots

They're a mixture of genres and two of them (Annie on my Mind and Mollie) are older books.



Comment #15: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 10:31:44

Crystal @ I Totally Paused!

Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter is on my TBR list too, I'm not sure if I want to read it before I see the movie though. Hope you enjoy it!



Comment #16: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:15:03

Pussreboots

I have no immediate plans to see the film. I haven't been to a movie theater in about two years.



Comment #17: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 11:43:42

alone

hey
how is 1O84 goimg?

here is my monday reading list what are you reading



Comment #18: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:15:03

Pussreboots

I'm about 1/4 of the way through the book. It's going slowly but that's intentional.



Comment #19: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 11:52:09

Vasilly

1Q84 is a book I've been meaning to read for awhile now. I need to work on my research papers too this week. *sigh*

Have a good week.



Comment #20: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:18:15

Pussreboots

1Q84 requires time and concentration but so far it's been worth the effort. Good luck with your papers.



Comment #21: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:05:58

Kristin @ Always With a Book

Looks like you were quite busy this week. Hope your research papers are coming along nicely.

Have a great week!



Comment #22: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:19:20

Pussreboots

I'm still in the note taking phase but I hope to have that done by this weekend.



Comment #23: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 15:06:54

Burgandy Ice www.burgandyIce.blogspot.com

I'm seriously jealous by the sheer length of your list!!! It's hard to post that often, let alone read, too, PLUS shop for groceries!! Very great Monday posting.



Comment #24: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 14:20:30

Pussreboots

I prewrite most of my posts and my husband does most of the grocery shopping.



Comment #25: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 20:06:01

Lindsey

I hadn't heard of The Case of the Left-Handed Lady. I do have the Laurie King series on my list of books to read. Sherlock Holmes and co. shall live forever, it seems!



Comment #26: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:47:00

Pussreboots

It's the third book in the series aimed at middle grade readers. The first book is The Case of the Missing Marquess.



Comment #27: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 20:38:20

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

I'd like to read the Flavia De Luce series

Wishing you a great reading week.



Comment #28: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:48:03

Pussreboots

You should if you like cozy mysteries. Flavia's certainly a memorable main character!



Comment #29: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 22:24:35

Quixotic Magpie

Son of Neptune sounds fun! I haven't made it up to that back yet - I am still reading Percy Jackson. I might make this my summer project! Have a great week!



Comment #30: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:51:22

Pussreboots

Son of Neptune was fun but you should definitely finish the Percy Jackson series first as the new series contains spoilers!



Comment #31: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 22:39:23

Mystica

I'd like to get to Mariana.



Comment #32: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:53:23

Pussreboots

Mariana is quite the page turner so far!



Comment #33: Monday, April 09, 2012 at 23:58:13

Joy Weese Moll

I liked Book of a Thousand Days but can imagine it would need a special voice to carry it off in audio.



Comment #34: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:54:35

Pussreboots

The voice chosen for Dashti was fine but so many of her lines were over acted.



Comment #35: Tuesday, April, 10, 2012 at 06:37:15

Yvonne

You have a great list of books! You've been busy. Enjoy!



Comment #36: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:56:03

Pussreboots

Thank you. Happy reading.



Comment #37: Wednesday, April, 11, 2012 at 00:36:59

Elisha (BookJunkieMom)

Book of a Thousand Days sounds interesting. You read a lot! I would love to get that much done in a week!



Comment #38: Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 18:57:03

Pussreboots

It's a good story but I recommend it in book form, rather than in audio. I read before bed and I don't watch a lot of TV.