Monday, August 17, 2009

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.

A good reading week for me although the books I read certainly weren't doorstops. I really do have to spend some time catching up on reviews, yes I do!!

Don't forget to check out my interview with Australian author Katherine Howell and go in the draw to win a copy of her nail-biting novel, Frantic.

Books Completed Last Week:

THE PAINTED VEIL by W. Somerset Maugham

CORALINE by Neil Gaiman

THE DARKEST HOUR by Katherine Howell



This Week's Reading List:

THE HELP by Kathryn Stockett - page 145 & loving it!

LOVING NATALEE by Beth Holloway


JULIE AND JULIA by Julie Powell (audiobook)

Click on the title to see my reviews for

WINTERGIRLS by Laurie Halse Anderson

TRIBUTE by Nora Roberts

DIME STORE MAGIC by Kelley Armstrong 

This month on The Eclectic Reader you could win Frostbitten by Kelley Armstrong OR The White Queen by Philippa Gregory OR Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink. Check this blog post for details. International entrants welcome.


  1. WOW you got heaps read last week! See recovering from illness can be good for something. Can't wait to hear what you think of Julie and Julia.

  2. LOL it looks impressive but 3 of the books were under 200 pages.

  3. Wow! Nice reading week.. even if they were under 200 pages. LOL I only finished a cookbook! hahaha.

    You have some awesome reads for this week! I loved Julie & Julia as a book. I want to read Prophecy of the Sisters and the Help. I look forward to what you think of Loving Natalee. That is a sad case :(

  4. Ooh, I liked Coraline. :) And so glad you'll be reading Prophecy of the Sisters - it's *amazing*!

  5. I just started Julie and Julia -- I hope you enjoy it!

  6. I really need to read Prophecy of the Sisters as well. :)

  7. WOW. Thats some great books you have for the coming week.
    Please post reviews for the ones you've completed.. i have these on my to read list as well.

    Slip Carefully

  8. You had a great reading week!! Looks like what is coming up is just as good...Enjoy!!

  9. Can't wait to hear more about PROPHECY OF THE SISTERS by Michelle Zink!

  10. I can't wait 2 read PROPHECY OF THE SISTERS. It looks awesome. Can't wait 4 ur review :D

  11. I read The Help a few months ago and really liked it. Enjoy!

  12. Hi The Darkest Hour to review. I like a good thriller so I hope its good reading. I also have Dime Store Magic on my tbr list. Hope you have a good reading week :)

  13. K ~ don't worry reviews for the ones I read will go up this week, some time :-)

    Book Chick City ~ I enjoyed The Darkest Hour, not sure whether it was as good as Frantic but it was a good read.

  14. I loved The Painted Veil, that was really good.
    I have The Help waiting on my Kindle but haven't gotten to it yet.
    I won a copy of Julie and Julia but it has yet to come :(

  15. I really want to read Coraline. I haven't read anything by Gaiman yet, I know!! I'm terrible lol

    I've heard great things about Prophecy of the Sisters. I've had my eye on it for a while! I hope you like it, I look forward to your review.

  16. I want to get "Coraline", as well. I have a large list to get through my library, and it is on there.


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