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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (June 18): 06/18/18
Last week started out slowly reading-wise. I got myself unnecessarily stressed out when by Thursday I hadn't finished Welcome to Night Vale even though I had been reading it for five weeks. I finally found the time Thursday night to finish the book.
On Wednesday our youngest graduated elementary school. She'll be heading to the middle school at the end of August. She also earned her "pathway to biliteracy" award for successfully completing seven years of Mandarin immersion. She also had to do an interview and write two essays (one in English and one in Mandarin). She will be continuing with the program in middle school.
What I read:
What I'm reading:
Comment #1: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 02:59:51
Congrats to your daughter- how exciting! And to you too for finishing Night Vale ha ha! Sometimes some books just take a bit to finish. :) Hope it was good. Happy reading!
Comment #2: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 21:41:00
Night Vale wasn't hard to read, it just didn't fit in with my schedule.
Comment #3: Monday, June, 18, 2018 at 08:10:40
Angelica @ Paperback Princess
Congratulations on your little lady going to middle school, its an accomplishment for both of you.
And what an extremely smart little girl to be able to speak Mandarin let alone write a Mandarin essay! wow!
Comment #4: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 21:44:00
Comment #5: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 09:34:46
Congrats on your daughter's achievements.
I listened to Night Vale and quite enjoyed it.
Comment #6: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 21:45:00
If I were to buy it myself, I would have gotten an ebook version. I was borrowing my son's copy. I did enjoy it but I couldn't take it with me which meant I needed longer to read it.
Comment #7: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 11:34:56
Congrats to you and your daughter! How did you like Love and War?
Comment #8: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 21:50:00
I liked it quite a bit. You can read my review here
Comment #9: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 13:29:31
Yay for the kiddo and for finally finishing the book! Hope you have a good one this week :)
Comment #10: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 21:53:00
It was silly to stress out over taking longer than expected on a book, especially one that wasn't for a deadline.
Comment #11: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 14:16:46
I haven't read any of the ones on your list. You definitely seem to have diverse tastes :) have a great reading week!!
Comment #12: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 21:58:00
That's true. I hope your reading week goes well too.
Comment #13: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 15:46:54
Congrats to you daughter. I wish her well in middle school. Come see my week here. Happy reading!
Comment #14: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 22:01:00
Comment #15: Monday, June, 18, 2018 at 18:34:00
Congrats on your daughter's graduation!
I love the Miranda James series. I need to catch up with it.
Enjoy and have a great week!
Comment #16: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 22:03:00
I just finished the second Miranda James book.
Comment #17: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 22:09:19
Congratulations on your daughter's accomplishments. How exciting for her. Our youngest is heading to high school in the fall.
The covers on so many of these are lovely. I've never read The Wizard of Oz. I really should.
Comment #18: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 22:06:00
You can get a free ebook version of the Wizard of Oz from a number of different sites. Your public library will probably also have it in print.
Comment #19: Tuesday, June, 19, 2018 at 00:37:34
Congrats to your youngest!
I have Better Off Read checked out from the library right now.
Comment #20: Monday, June 18, 2018 at 22:08:00
I'm on page 75 right now. I'm enjoying it.