Monday, November 26, 2012

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

A weekly event hosted by Sheila from Book Journey to discuss your reading week ~ the books you've read and those you plan on reading in the coming week. I love this meme ... thanks Sheila!

Callum and I made it to Breaking Dawn 2 before he left, *squee* loved it!! Kind of sad that it's all over though. At least we have The Hobbit and Life Of Pi to look forward to :)

So for all my bloggy friends asking how Cal's doing ... awesome. He left Brisbane in 33 degrees (91.4 farhenheit) heat and arrived in Banff to a chilly -11 (12.2) and lots of snow. He's really taken to skiing and is having a ball!



THE SUMMER BEFORE THE STORM by Gabriele Wills ~ International giveaway. Ends 30th Nov. Enter here.


I posted reviews for: (click on title)

CREWEL by Gennifer Albin 

THE SUMMER BEFORE THE STORM by Gabriele Wills ~ international giveaway too :)


Finished last week:

TOUCH OF POWER by Maria V Snyder ~ really enjoyed it

THE GILDED LILY by Deborah Swift ~ book tour review & giveaway 5th Dec


This Week's Reading List:


FIREFLY LANE by Kristin Hannah (audiobook) ~ chapter 15

SCENT OF MAGIC by Maria V Snyder ~ ARC courtesy Harlequin Teen 


Reviews Coming:

THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS by M.L. Stedman ~ beautiful & sad

THE LAST BOYFRIEND by Nora Roberts ~ Inn Boonsboro #2 ~ nice


  1. Glad he is having fun in Banff!!! And YAYYYYYYYYYYY for BD2!! The ending freaked me OUT!!!!!

  2. I'm glad your son is enjoying his trip to Canada. Also glad to hear that you liked Breaking Dawn 2 and were able to see it with him. I'm looking forward to watching The Hobbit as well. I just finished rereading it.

    I'm hoping to read Scent of Magic in the next couple of weeks. I loved Touch of Power and hope the sequel will live up to book one.

    Have a great week!

  3. My husband wants to go back to Banff!!! Callum hit it at the right time! Can you believe that I've only watched the first Twilight movie?? I so want to see Life of Pi and the Hobbit..can't wait for either of them!!! Have a great week, my lovely friend!

  4. So glad he is doing well, but what a change in the weather! Oh no warm weather for me please!
    Have a wonderful week friend :)

  5. I have not seen Breaking Dawn 1 yet. I want to read the Snyder books. Have a great week of reading.

  6. Wow snow, and we still have no here. Though I like it at the moment ;) Glad that Cal is enjoying Canada

  7. I saw Breaking Dawn 2 last week as well. I have the Scent of Magic to read, I really enjoyed Touch of Power so I am looking forward to it

    Have a great reading week!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  8. Sounds like a great time. Fun movies and visits. Hope your Cal has great fun with the snow.

    Have a great week reading.

  9. Enjoy this weeks reads. I like the look of the Kristin Hannah book.

  10. Going to see BD part 2 on Wednesday quite excited! I have been hearing good things about Firefly Lane and even though it is bad to judge books by their covers Scent of Magic's cover is awesome! Have a great reading week :D

  11. Glad you enjoyed your time with Cal. Hope you enjoy this week's reads.

    Here's my It's Monday!

  12. We got our first snow of the season on Thanksgiving and boom, it's official winter is here. It's COLD today!

    Enjoy your books dear!

  13. Sounds like you had a wonderful week with your son...I always cherish those moments. Enjoy your books, too. The Light Between Oceans looks so good....

    Thanks for visiting my blog, and have a great week.

  14. How did you like The Golden Lily? It seems to get mixed reviews :/ Enojoy reading your books.
    here's my post

  15. Always great to leave the heat for a blast of cold. =)

    Maria V. Snyder is an author I've meant to try for years. I've heard great things (especially about her Study series), but it just hasn't happened.

    Happy Reading!

  16. What a great post!!! Sounds like a wonderful visit!!

  17. I am so sad that the Twilight trilogy is gone now too... I wish they would make the Knife Of Never Letting Go into a movie and then we would have another awesome trilogy :)

  18. I've got Crewel sitting on my shelf, I need to pick it up soon!

    Glad to hear you had fun with your son! All that snow in the pics makes me chilly :)

  19. First time visiting--came over from the meme Linky page--just have to say I LOVE your header! So fun and intriguing. :)


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