Monday, August 5, 2013

It's Monday and August is here!



Sometimes you spend your anniversary going out to dinner at a fancy restaurant. Sometimes you spend it walking around a hysterical baby with a tummy ache. Ah, the joys of parenting small people.

On to the books!

Read This Week:
The Shining Girls
By Lauren Beukes

The Illusion of Separateness
By Simon Van Booy

Posts from this Past Week:

Reading Now:
The World of the End
By Ofir Touche Gafla


Up Next:
The Well of Lost Plots (Thursday Next, #3)
(Thursday Next #3)
By Jasper Fforde

What are you reading this week? 

20 comments:

  1. All these books are new to me. I hope you enjoy them!

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    1. Thank you, Vicki. So far, so good!

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  2. I want to read that Van Booy so bad I can almost TASTE IT ;)

    Happy anniversary girly, sorry you didn't get to have a fancy dinner! Hopefully you'll be able to celebrate soon :D

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    1. So, so good. The kind of good where you finish and want to start it all over again.

      Thank you, Jennifer. We are actually getting away for a few days next week, so it wasn't a big deal. It was kind of funny though, to reflect on the differences between the early days of a relationship and a marriage with little kids!

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  3. A couple of these are new to me, so I am looking forward to seeing what you think. Enjoy!

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    1. Thanks! I really enjoyed the books I read last week.

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  4. Hoping your anniversary gets another celebration opp ! HapPy to you ;)

    and ty for stopping in to visit FHC! enjoy your week's reading lineup :)

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    1. Thank you! We will have the chance to get away next week, so all is well. :)

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  5. I have THE SHINING GIRLS. Couldn't find your review, though.

    Have a great week.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My It's Monday, What Are You Reading

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    1. I haven't written my review yet! It should be up in a week or two. :)

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  6. The Shining Girls looks really good. I need to hurry up and read it already *eyes copy on desk*

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    1. Starting that book will be the hardest part! The pages will fly.

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  7. Haven't read any of these books though The Shining Girls is definitely on my to be read list. Good choices!

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    1. The Shining Girls is a great summer read! I hope you enjoy it.

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  8. Hope you enjoy the Jasper Fforde Lindsey, have you read him before? I love his books and always find them an entertaining read.

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    1. Yes, I'm slowly plugging through the series. I tend to start a series and then forget about it for a while. I really enjoyed the first two books though!

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  9. Nice to see Simon van Booy's book on your list, Lindsey. I read his short story collection 'The Secret Lives of People in Love' last year and liked it very much. I love the way he sculpts each sentence to create beauty and perfection. I will look forward to hearing your thoughts on 'The Illusion of Separateness'. The title is so beautiful. Happy reading!

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    1. The Illusion of Separateness was gorgeous. I feel like you should read it once for the story and then read it again just for the language.

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    2. Wonderful to know that. I will add it to my 'TBR' list. I will look forward to reading your review of it.

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    3. I think it's going to be one of those reviews where you just write, "Read it! I can't do justice to it!" :)

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