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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (September 03): 09/03/18

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (September 30)
Hosted by Kathryn of Book Date.

First week of school has gone well. Now that they're settling in I'm starting the job search process, after two years.

I had a good week of reading, finally getting through some of the back log. As I've volunteered for the CYBILs again, I'm going to try to read through as many of my purchased books this month because the remainder of the year could be dictated by the nominations.

What I read:

Bob Does My Head Look Big in This? Young Frances Whatshisface? Captive Hearts of Oz Vol. 1 Anger is a gift Exit Stage Left The Enchanted Egg

  • Bob by Wendy Mass; library book / research
  • Does My Head Look Big in this? by Randa Abdel-Fattah; personal collection
  • Young Frances by Hartley Lin; personal collection
  • Whatshisface? by Gordon Korman; personal collection
  • Captive Hearts of Oz Vol. 1 by Ryo Maruya and Mamenosuke Fujimaru (Illustrations)
  • Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro; personal collection (ebook)
  • Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles by Mark Russell; personal collection
  • The Enchanted Egg by Kallie George and Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator); library book

What I'm reading:

The Penderwicks on Gardam Street Wind/Pinball Holiday Grind The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One

  • The Penderwicks on Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall; personal collection (audiobook)
  • Wind/Pinball by Haruki Murakami; personal collection
  • Holiday Grind by Cleo Coyle; personal collection (audiobook)
  • The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars Part One by Michael Dante DiMartino and Irene Koh (Illustrations); personal collection

Up Soon:

A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge The Million Death by Dumpling Hold the cream cheese, kill the lox

  • A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge by Josh Neufeld; personal collection
  • The Million by Karl Schroeder; personal collection
  • Death by Dumpling by Vivien Chien; personal collection
  • Hold the cream cheese, kill the lox by Sharon Kahn; library book

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Comment #1: Friday, August 31, 2018 at 17:02:54

Stefanie

Hi there. Happy belated birthday to you. Glad you had a wonderful celebration! What a great week of reading you have had. I hope your kids had good, first days of school and a good week.



Comment #2: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 19:46:00

Pussreboots

Their first week went well. Both like their classes and teachers.



Comment #3: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 06:44:18

Laurel-Rain Snow

You have a nice and eclectic collection of books. Enjoy! Thanks for sharing, and for visiting my blog.



Comment #4: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 19:53:00

Pussreboots

My reading usually is fairly eclectic unless I'm reading for school or work.



Comment #5: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 07:35:22

Beth F

Have fun with the CYBILs -- hope you get through your reading list before you start the nominations.



Comment #6: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 19:53:00

Pussreboots

CYBILs hasn't announced this year's judges, so I don't know if I will be picked. I hope I am but I've done it so many years in a row, I would understand if they pass on me.



Comment #7: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 09:52:40

Aymee

Ah, I just recently ordered both The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra on Blu-Ray. I loved both and haven't seen either in so long. Happy reading!

My list!



Comment #8: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 19:57:00

Pussreboots

We have digital versions of both series but it's been a while since we've watched either.



Comment #9: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 11:13:51

Valerie @ Cats Luv Coffee

I tried Night of the Animals but I had a hard time with it too. Strange pacing. Happy Reading this week!



Comment #10: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:00:00

Pussreboots

I think I would have found it easier in print.



Comment #11: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 12:54:55

Katie @ Read-at-Home Mom

I remember liking the first book of the Magical Animal Adoption Agency series. Kallie George writes really well for the beginning chapter book audience.



Comment #12: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:04:00

Pussreboots

My niece recommended the series to me. I'm reading them because of her and because they qualify for the Canadian Books Challenge.



Comment #13: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 13:07:30

Kathy Martin

Have fun with all the Cybils books! Come see my week here. Happy reading!



Comment #14: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:05:00

Pussreboots

They're still picking volunteers so I have no idea if I'll be invited for my tenth year. I hope I am!



Comment #15: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 13:36:06

Sherry Jolly

Creator of Oz sounds really good! I'll definitely have to check that one out. Have a terrific week!



Comment #16: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:12:00

Pussreboots

I bought my copy through iBooks.



Comment #17: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 14:52:20

Greg

Good luck with the job search! I love the look of all your books, especially The Penderwicks and Holiday Grind!



Comment #18: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:13:00

Pussreboots

I'm on the second of the Penderwicks books and they do need to be read in order. Holiday Grind also has a bit of a continuing plot but for the mystery part of it, you could read it out of order.



Comment #19: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 15:52:27

Jo

You have some interesting books read and coming up.

Happy reading!



Comment #20: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:16:00

Pussreboots

I have eclectic tastes.



Comment #21: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 16:45:23

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz

A new Murakami? I must see if I can find this one. A must read for me.



Comment #22: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:25:00

Pussreboots

There is a new Murakami but this isn't it. This one has his first two novellas in one volume. The newest of his books are The Wind Cave and Killing Commnedatore, both out this year.



Comment #23: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 16:49:50

Kathryn Trask

Good to hear start of school went well. You will sure be busy reading Cybil nominations but I am sure its really interesting and rewarding.



Comment #24: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:29:00

Pussreboots

I still need to hear if I've been invited back to participate in the CYBILs.That won't be until at least the middle of the month.



Comment #25: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:09:18

Erin @ Cracker Crumbs

Yay for a good first week! We are about to start ours tomorrow. Preschool, but still.. little guy is going to be wiped out! Good luck on your job search! :)



Comment #26: Monday, September 03, 2018 at 20:31:00

Pussreboots

Be prepared for illnesses and meltdowns as your preschooler brings home every cold and flu and learns stuff to the point of bursting. But it's all good.