Monday, March 14, 2011

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

A weekly event hosted by Sheila from One Persons Journey Through a World Of Books to discuss your reading week ~ the books you've read and those you plan on reading in the coming week. Thanks Sheila :)

A busy week, not so much on the reading side of things :( but a huge soccer week that finished on a high note with Brisbane Roar winning the Grand Final in our home town Suncorp stadium. 50,000 crowd and a nail biter of a game, extra time, a 2 all draw and a penalty shoot-out!

my sister, my niece and myself before the game

Callum and I after the game

the save that won the game!

Callum's soccer team also won their second game of the season and Cal scored so he was a happy lad. We celebrated with a burger at Grill'd and the movie I Am Number Four (which we both loved.) I thought it was an excellent adaptation from the book. You can check out my review here.

Don't forget the competition is still running for a copy of THE TUDOR SECRET by C W Gortner.


Finished Last Week:

EXIT THE ACTRESS by Priya Parmar - 5 stars (click on the title to see my review)

come back tomorrow for Priya's guest post and a chance to win a copy of Exit The Actress


This Week's Reading List:

THE FIDDLER'S GUN by A S Peterson ~ page 150, tears already; I can tell this is going to be a favourite. Book tour from Escape in a Book

THESE THINGS HIDDEN by Heather Gudenkauf



Reviews still to do:

BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

MY SOUL TO TAKE by Rachel Vincent

DRACULA IN LOVE by Karen Essex

This month on The Eclectic Reader win The Tudor Secret by C W Gortner. Check this blog post for details!


  1. I adore the photos, thank you for sharing them! You have 3 brilliant books slotted for this week, enjoy! Have a lovely week. My Monday:

  2. I was going to suggest that you had a mishap with the self tanning! It was a VERY exciting end to the game, even for a neutral supporter

    Enjoy your books!

  3. Can't wait to get my hands on The Matchmaker of Kenmare. Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show was SO good!
    I also loved Dracula in Love. Looking forward to your review.

    Have a great reading week!

  4. You have read/going to read/reviewed some fabulous reads.

  5. I turned in my children's book project today. The reading I did for it last week accounts for almost a third of my list. Come see what I read.

  6. You have some good reading ahead of you!

    Come see mine:


  7. What a fun week - I love the pictures! Your weather looks WARM! :)

    I really want to read Exit The Actress.... glad to see it is so good! I keep hearing that :)

  8. A great week reading.
    Looks like a fun game too.

    Looking forward to the interview tomorrow


  9. I was definitely an awesome game and my boys sure came home happy! Glad you like the movie, I thought you would as I loved it too.

  10. You read some great books! Look forward to read your reviews! I read only one!

    Here is my Monday: Mailbox/What Are You Reading?/Musings post!

  11. I've been wanting to read Exit the Actress. I'll have to check out your review. Glad to hear that you loved it! These Things Hidden also looks good and I've heard that The Fiddler's Gun is fantastic. I hope you enjoy your reading. Have a great week!

  12. The Matchmaker of Kenmare has been on my radar for looks fascinating.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog...and I LOVE your pix of the family....

  13. I'm loving the orange face paint and your devotion to the team!!

    This weeks books look great...enjoy!

  14. Trying to work out how to use the iPad for blogging as teenage son has my laptop again!! If you are reading this then it worked!

  15. LOVE the photos and the face paint. Nail biters really make you feel alive sometimes, as if you are playing the game. My favorite team's colors feature orange too.


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