Monday, February 01, 2010

What Are You Reading On Monday




A weekly event hosted by J. Kaye’s Book Blog to discuss your reading week ~ the books you've read and those you plan on reading in the coming week.

First to the big news, Alaine's daughter gave birth to a darlin boy in the wee hours of Saturday morning. Congrats and love to Kylie & her husband but also to Grandma Alaine and Aunty Annie... you're family is truly blessed xx

I only read 2 books this week but they were both great. Beautiful Creatures was seriously awesome, and I hope to share the review with you this week. So that means I read 7 books in January, not bad considering I missed the first 2 weeks of January while recovering from surgery.

Click on the titles to see my review for:

BLUE MOON by Alyson Noel

THE TWILIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Christine Feehan

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Books Completed Last Week:

WOMEN OF MAGDALENE by Rosemary Poole-Carter - 4.5 stars

BEAUTIFUL CREATURES by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl - 5 stars


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This Week's Reading List:

DEVOURED by Amanda Marrone

THE IRON KING by Julia Kagawa

GLASS HOUSES by Rachel Caine

THE CRYING TREE by Naseem Rakha - audiobook chapter 8

DESTINED  FOR AN EARLY GRAVE by Jeaniene Frost



To celebrate blogging friendships & my birthday two lucky readers can take their pick from a choice of 6 books in my Dec/Jan giveaway. Check this blog post for details. International entrants welcome.

26 comments:

  1. Aw, a new baby brings so much joy :) Enjoy your books this week...

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  2. OOH! I know that Alaine's family is so happy!

    You have quite a plate full there. I have read a few of Rachel Caine's books and liked them so I am curious about Glass Houses!

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  3. The Iron King and glass houses look so good!! Enjoy!

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  4. Congrats to Alaine - being a grandmother is a joy!

    The cover of The Iron King is gorgeous - happy reading!

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  5. Congrats to Alaine and her daughter!!!!! That is so wonderful!!

    I have Beautiful Creatures and now I can't wait to read it!!! Have a great reading week!!

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  6. Hopefully the new Mummy and baby will be home sometime today. In the meantime I think I'm going to have a sleep. I'm so tired I can't remember what I'm doing.

    Oh, that's right, I was going to say that I can't wait to read Beautiful Creatures or even just have you tell me all about it!

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  7. Looks like a great reading week! Have fun :0)

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  8. You're reading The Iron King?? I am WAY jealous. Heard so many good things about the book and so hoping that it lives up to its hype.

    Enjoy your reading this week, have a great week ahead!

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  9. That's great news for Alaine!

    Your books look interesting - I haven't heard of any of them, but I hope that you enjoy them!

    Here is mine
    http://pageturnersbooks.blogspot.com/2010/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-this.html

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  10. You've read and plan to read some fantastic-sounding books! Enjoy!

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  11. Congratulations on the new baby boy. How totally fantastic! Great reading. You have an ambitious week planned. Enjoy the reading. :)

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  12. I only need book three of the Morganville Vampires series before I start reading those. I found all the rest at my local used bookstore, but not book three. But, I can hardly wait to get to that series. It's been sitting on my shelf taunting me. LOL.

    I love the list of books that you have to be read this week. Happy reading!

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  13. I've read (or maybe peeking) like one/2 chapter on blue moon..but have to wait, honestly, cant wait to read it soon..happy monday!

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  14. Your books last week look incredible (I am going to watch for your reviews on Women of Magdalene and Beautiful Creatures) both books I am interested in.

    This week looks great too!

    Congratulations to Alaine's daughter!

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  15. I just read about Alaine's new addition on her blog. Fantastic news.

    I have just picked up Beautiful Creatures this weekend, so I am really pleased to hear how good it is.

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  16. I am looking forward to your review of Beautiful Creatures. I've heard it is a wonderful book and I can't wait to read it.

    The Iron King looks really good too. I think that is a new author.

    I am new to your blog and you've done a really nice job with it.

    Here is my What Are You Reading on Monday post if you'd like to see it:

    http://reading-extensively.blogspot.com/2010/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-1.html

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  17. Oh boy, I'm going to have to run out and get Beautiful Creatures now. You're like the 10th blog I've seen it on :)

    Congrats on the new addition, by the way!

    Have a great week Teddyree :)

    Lynne's Book Reviews

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  18. Looks like you have a good reading week ahead! I'm reading The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perotts - excellent so far.

    I mentioned and linked to your blog today at www.greatbooksforkidsandteens.com - thanks for your great recommendation for my son!

    Sue

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  19. Glad to hear you enjoyed Beautiful Creatures. That's one I really want to read. Enjoy the books you have coming up!

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  20. It looks as though you have fun week ahead as far as reading goes. I look forward to hearing your thoughts on these books. Happy reading!

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  21. Teddyree, the buttons are new! Thanks for noticing! I hope they will be helpful.

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  22. I was sure you would love Beautiful Creatures.. :) Waiting for your review now :)

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  23. Just stopping by to say hi. You've got a beautiful blog, I can't wait to read the reviews of those books.

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  24. Congrats to Alaine and her family! She must be thrilled!

    So glad you're doing well! You're keeping up with your reading and blogging like nothing happened. That's amazing and I so enjoy your posts.

    You've got some great books to read and I'm interested to check out your upcoming reviews.

    Stay well!

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  25. Hi Teddyree!

    Excellent! I believe you beat my number of books complete for January, and I wasn't laid up!!

    So happy about Alaine new grandbaby!! Congrats Alaine!!

    ((hugs))

    Dottie :)

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