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What Are You Reading: August 27, 2012: 08/26/12

What Are You Reading?

I wish I could say this week's reading was as excellent as the last, but sadly, I read a bunch of books that just didn't do "it" for me. Picking a favorite is easy — Ottoline at Sea by Chris Riddell. I don't think he has any more Ottoline books planned in the immediate future so I'm a little sad to have reached the end of the series.

My goal this week is to finish my re-read of The Technologists by Matthew Pearl. I originally read it as an egalley but the ebook format just didn't work well. I found it very frustrating to read, even though I normally enjoy his books. So far, I'm finding it a much better book in hardback.

I also plan to read The House Next Door by Richie Tankersley Cusick. Then I want to make more progress in Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded by John Scalzi and possibly finish The Wedding Officer by Anthony Cappella.

What about you?

Finished:

  1. Chi's Sweet Home, Volume 4 by Kanata Konami (library book)
  2. Evernight by Claudia Gray (library book)
  3. The Last Suppers (audio) by Diane Mott Davidson (personal collection)
  4. Neighborhood Watch by Cammie McGovern (library book)
  5. On Stranger Tides by Tim Powers (library book)
  6. Ottoline At Sea by Chris Riddell (personal collection)
  7. The Salaryman's Wife by Sujata Massey (library book)
  8. The Vampire's Visit (audio) by David A. Poulsen (library book)

Currently Reading:

  1. 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami (personal collection)
  2. Crescent Dawn (audio) by Clive Cussler (library book)
  3. Legend of the Ghost Dog by Elizabeth Cody Kimmel (review copy)
  4. Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore (personal collection)
  5. Tuesdays at the Castle by Jessica Day George (personal collection)
  6. The Wedding Officer Anthony Capella (personal collection)
  7. Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded by John Scalzi (personal collection)

Reviews Posted:

  1. Enter, Night by Michael Rowe (review copy)
  2. Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin (library book)
  3. Heat Rises by Richard Castle (personal collection)
  4. The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff (personol collection)
  5. Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull (library book)
  6. The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan (personal collection)
  7. The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan (personal collection)



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Comment #1: Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 22:54:19

Shannon Clark

Neighborhood Watch sounds GOOD! :)

My favorite book last week was The Wave. Could not put it down!



Comment #2: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:17:25

Pussreboots

I've heard of the Wave and based on your recommendation, I'm adding it to my wishlist.



Comment #3: Monday, Augus, 27, 2012 at 01:39:52

JennaLynne@BetweentheBind

Great reads this week - Rick Riordan is on my list to read soon. :)

Thank you for stopping by.



Comment #4: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:19:13

Pussreboots

Which one of his books?



Comment #5: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 01:50:00

Jo

Sorry to hear your reading wasn't as good this past week. Though I have to say, Your Hate Mail Will Be Graded by John Scalzi certainly sounds interesting.



Comment #6: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:22:15

Pussreboots

Scalzi's book is good. Do you read his blog?



Comment #7: Monday, August, 27, 2012 at 02:01:34

Mystica

My reading was also out of sync last week due to work. Hopefully this week will be much better.



Comment #8: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:24:20

Pussreboots

Wishing us both a better week of reading!



Comment #9: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 08:12:50

Laurel-Rain Snow

I'm curious about Neighborhood Watch. Enjoy your week...and thanks for visiting my blog.



Comment #10: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:27:12

Pussreboots

Neighborhood Watch is a mystery. I found it a bit dry and I managed to figure out the criminal's identity very early in the book.



Comment #11: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 10:58:48

Judith / Leeswammes

Hope your reading speeds up again. I had two books this week that seem to take ages to read. But still I managed 4 books which is average for me.



Comment #12: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:30:05

Pussreboots

My reading stayed at it's usual pace but most of the books didn't hold my attention. I think this week will be better.



Comment #13: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11:12:43

Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

You have had a busy reading week! Good list of books. I will have to look them up. Thanks for visiting my blog as well. Happy Reading!



Comment #14: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:47:11

Pussreboots

You're welcome. Happy reading.



Comment #15: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 11:13:42

Jennifer

I sure hope this week is a better reading week for you. It's a bummer when it's not!

Following you on Twitter :)



Comment #16: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 09:51:11

Pussreboots

Thanks! I think this week will be better.



Comment #17: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 13:53:21

Nise'

Great reading week as always. I enjoyed The Wedding Officer.



Comment #18: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 19:32:35

Pussreboots

I hope to finish The Wedding Officer by mid September. I want to take it back to the next BookCrossing meeting.



Comment #19: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 20:45:47

Lettie

I hate when I read a lot but nothing really good!
I will be looking out for Tuesdays at the Castle - Jessica Day George seems to write really well!
Have a lovely week



Comment #20: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 19:32:35

Pussreboots

I've only just started Tuesdays at the Castle but the first three chapters are excellent.



Comment #21: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:06:01

Lindsey

It is so interesting how different books work in certain formats. I've found a few books that I couldn't stand in audio format but liked reading on the page.



Comment #22: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:40:10

Pussreboots

I have that problem with the Fablehaven books. My kids love the audio version but I much prefer the print versions.



Comment #23: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:28:59

Laura Fabiani

Paranormal is not my thing unless it's time travel. I hope the upcoming week is better reading for you.



Comment #24: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:43:12

Pussreboots

With the exception of Evernight, none of these books were especially paranormal. I'm not much of a paranormal reader either.



Comment #25: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:54:18

Yvonne

I haven't heard about any of these books. I hope you enjoy your reading this week.



Comment #26: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:44:15

Pussreboots

I'm often the same way when I visit other sites in the hop. But that's part of the fun!



Comment #27: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:58:12

Audrey (Bibliosaurus Text)

Sorry to hear that so many books didn't work for you this week! I need to hurry up and read The Technologists already since I work at MIT :-)



Comment #28: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 21:47:15

Pussreboots

If you do read The Technologists, I'll be eager to read your review. I don't know MIT personally but I do know similar universities. MIT as described in the book didn't strike me right.



Comment #29: Monday, August 27, 2012 at 22:50:56

IntrovertedJen

I keep reading Chris Riddell and getting irrationally excited because Christy Riddell is a recurring character in Charles de Lint's Newford books, which I love. He happens to be an author too. Weird, huh? Enjoy your week!



Comment #30: Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 20:40:25

Pussreboots

Chris Riddell is primarily an illustrator of tween fantasy novels but the Ottoline books are his stand alone series. I haven't read either of his collaborations yet but plan to start them soon.



Comment #31: Tuesday, August, 28, 2012 at 21:47:30

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

I wonder sometimes if the format of might affect my reading experience though I rarely care if it is an ebook or print

Have a great reading week!



Comment #32: Sunday, September 02, 2012 at 20:43:14

Pussreboots

It's with the hastily created egalleys that I have the most trouble.

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