Monday, 9 April 2012

It's Monday...What Am I Reading?!


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'It's Monday! What Are You Reading?' is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey, and shines a spotlight on the books we've read this week, what we're currently reading, and what we're reading next!

What I read last week: 
I've been reading really slow recently...not sure why! 

Title: Map of Time
Author: Felix Palmer
My Rating: 1/5 stars 

Title: Everything is Illuminated
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
My Rating: 5/5 Stars

Title: Baby's in Black
Author: Arne Bellstorf
My Rating: 4/5 Stars

What I Am Currently Reading:

Title: I Am An Executioner
Author: Rajesh Parameswaran
Thoughts so Far: Really liking it!

Title: Dotter of Her Father's Eyes
Authors: Mary and Bryan Talbot
Thoughts so Far: Good but not great.

What I Am Reading Next:

Title: Home
Author: Toni Morrison

That's what I have read/am reading! Let me know if you've read any of these!

34 comments:

  1. Several of these look so good t me, hope you enjoy them.

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  2. I always say I'm going to read Toni Morrison, but I never have.

    Great list of books!

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

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  3. A wonderful mailbox! I definitely want to read the Toni Morrison book...and several of these I am curious about.

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

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  4. Other than Morrison, all of the books mentioned are new to me! Love that when I visit a blog and find something new.

    Have a great reading week.

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  5. I read Map of Time. It was unusual but I liked it.

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  6. Love the look of the books you've read. I've had fun looking through your blog.

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  7. I think everyone is reading "Everything is Illuminated" :) Glad you liked it!

    Happy reading this week :)

    It's Monday! What Are You Reading @ the Brunette Librarian's Blog

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  8. I'm sad to hear that Map of Time wasn't good, since the cover is so pretty! Glad it's one I didn't pick up!

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  9. Hi. You are reading some different books to the ones I normally read - but I will be visiting your blog again soon for a good lok around.

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  10. Ooh, I haven't read any of these, but Toni Morrison's book Beloved was beautifully written. :)

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  11. I haven't read anything by Toni Morrison in a while - love her books!

    Hope you have a great week!
    Kristin @ Always With a Book

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  12. Thx for hopping by my Monday!!! Sometimes I read slow, too. I picked up Grave Mercy unintentionally this morning and devoured over 250 pages. So... I think for me, it's a matter of what I'm reading rather than if I want to read!! I'm a new follower!!!

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  13. Nice selection of books! The Map of Time looks interesting but 1/5 stars isn't encouraging...

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  14. I've never heard of any of these ones, but Baby's in Black looks really interesting, I'm especially loving that cover! :D It sucks that you didn't like The Map of Time, but at least you liked the other two books you read this week. :)

    Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my Monday post. :)
    Happy Reading,
    Ambur :)

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  15. Looks like a great week! Thanks for visiting my blog. Now following you!

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  16. I Am An Executioner sounds fascinating. I think it's time for another short story collection in my life!

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  17. Lots of interesting biographical books. And Toni Morrison - she writes some heavy duty fiction. I read Beloved, and both hated and loved it. Very moving novel.

    Have fun reading this week!

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  18. I'd like to read Everything is Illuminated

    Wishing you a great reading week,

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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  19. I am an Executioner sounds really good! I will have to check it out. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  20. I'm sorry to see you didn't like The Map of Time. I've been looking forward to reading that book for some time, but I can never seem to find the time. It's nice to see you enjoyed Everything is Illuminated. I've heard good things, but when I tried to read Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close, I found it hard to get through.

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  21. 3 books is a great week for me, my reading has really slowed and 1 or 2 books is the norm. I'm not familiar with your books but I hope you enjoy them. Sorry The Map Of Time didn't do it for you.

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  22. If that's considered slow, then I must be reading in slow-mo! LOL
    I used to be able to read like that, but I stopped for some reason; I should really get back to it!

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  23. Interesting list. So many great titles. Everything Is Illuminated is on my tr list. 3 books is better than my average at the moment. Hope it picks up for you though.

    Thanks for visiting and I'm now following you back :)

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  24. I haven't heard of any of these, but they look interesting. Enjoy!

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  25. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog. I'm now following you by e-mail and ALSO I am totally jealous of your to-read pile. I always wish mine had some adult literature, but I can't stop buying YA.

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  26. All of your books seem very interesting...:)

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  27. Is Everything is Illuminated done in the same style (and wonky formating) of Extremely Loud and Incredible Close? I think I have EiI on wish list for the library, but I desperately hated EL&IC, so I am second guessing that in case that is just how he writes.

    I still have Map of Time to read, but the cover art and fly papers are gorgeous.

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