Oh! Kiss the ground and TGIM (Thank God It’s Monday)! I worked out annual Home and Builders Show all weekend and I am thoroughly exhausted. My plan for Monday is to work out in the AM, complete a few tasks up town (including a quick trip to the library) and then the rest of the day is shut off the phone and the outside world and read.
Looking at last weeks It’s Monday, What Are You Reading our comment winner using Random.org is:
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*Anyone who comments on other Monday What Are You Reading Meme’s and let me know in the comments here, you will receive one entry per every 10 blogs you comment on)
Here’s what happened this past week:
Here Burns My Candle by Liz Curtis Higgs (Review and GIVEAWAY!)
Feddie Girl by Nona David (Review!) Meet Cameron, my Guest Reviewer
The Power Of Half by Kevin Salwen and Hannah Salwen (Review)
Girlfriends From Campfires to Crows Feet by Monica Sheehan (Sweet book!)
The Kingdom Assignment by Denny and Leesa Bellesi (REVIEW!) LOVE this book!
The Plan for this week:
A book about four friends – I am just thrilled to dive in to this one!
I love a good Decker book. Stay tuned for this review coming tomorrow…..
I know I just bought this one and I can not wait… this story calls to me.
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97 thoughts on “It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?”
Love the cover to 100 Cupboards!
Oh me too Zia 🙂
I can’t believe I’m number 2 on the Mr Linky list… I am on vacation… destination unknown :).
I finished The Postmistress this morning and The Solitude of Prime Numbers on our flight Friday morning, this is a good week for me.
I have read ZERO pages since arriving.
Have a great week!
Hey Mari – Vacation! Nice! Have fun 🙂
Really enjoy Ted Dekker – look forward to your review on this one.
Love the 100 Cupboards cover – I’d be wanting to dive right in too!
I am hoping to do that this week Cat 🙂
I haven’t made up my mind about Ted Dekker. I know a lot of people like him, but what I’ve read from the covers and book descriptions they sound a bit creepy. This week I’m reading THE ANGEL by Carla Neggers. A teen friend just brought over ECLIPSE and BREAKING DAWN by Stephenie Meyer. I’ll start ECLIPSE the end of this week I hope.
He is a different writer Pat. Most of his books I have enjoyed but there are a couple (like House) that I did not).
I’m not familiar with 100 Cupboards so I will be looking forward to your review of it. Have a great week.
Thanks Ryan 🙂
America America (Canin) and The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit (Lagnado). Double-duty culture jumping!
Recently finished Fatal Lies (Tallis), House of Sand and Fog (Dubus) and Shutter Island (Lehane).
Looking for something a little lighter to head up the to-read list!
Those do sound heavy SparkleBella. The only one of those that I have read is Shutter Island.
Balancing Acts and 100 Cupboards really caught my eye! Love the covers and the blurbs sound good, too.
Thanks Laurel 🙂
You had a great week. I have been wanting to read Balancing Acts. I did indeed enjoy The Bride Collector and I look forward to your review. Happy reading!
Thanks Jennifer, you too 🙂
You’ve got a lot of goodies for me to add to my list! Kingdom Assignment, Balancing Act, and 100 Cupboards all sound like things I would enjoy.
HI Elizabeth – isnt that the fun of reading blogs? You add so many books to your list 🙂
I’m reading The Saint by Madeline Hunter right now but definitely want to read Here Burns My Candle. I;m looking forward to your review on The Bride Collecter by Ted Dekker. I heard it’s kind of gory. I read his book Burn and really enjoyed that one.
Good morning Carol! Did you see I have a giveaway going for here burns my candle?
I didn’t know. Thank you so much for letting me know. 🙂
the 100 Cupboards cover appeals to me. i think i’d pick up that book and read it just for that! i can’t wait to hear your thoughts on it though.
as always, thanks for hosting this wonderful meme sheila! enjoy your books this week and happy reading 🙂
Total cover love chelleyreads – the story line has me so curious and excited for this one!
All of the books you plan to read this week look good to me. I hope you have a great week in books!
Thanks Kathy – you too!
Balancing Acts looks like a good vacation read-maybe I should get it for my upcoming spring break! I’m not traveling anywhere, but I can pretend…
Isnt that what we do in books Heather? Pretend we get to go to these wonderful places? 🙂
What an exciting choice of books. I love the look of 100 Cupboards – it has one of those covers that seem to speak at you, if you know what I mean.
I’m reading The Long Story by Andrea Levy and finding it rather hard going.
Right Petty Witter! As soon as I seen it I knew I had to read it!
I havent heard of the Long Story.
The reason I love this meme — can discover all these new books I’ve never heard about! I haven’t heard about any of the books you’re reading so I am going to have to check them out!
Am confused about the comment thing, though. How does one prove they’ve commented on other sites?
Hi Allison, where you sign up on the McLinky you will see everyone elses Monday Memes as well. Simply choose some of these wonderful bloggers to read their Monday What Are You Reading posts and leave a comment with them.
Come back here when you are done and let me know in a comment how many you left comments with. For every 10 comments you will receive one entry into the drawing.
This is a wonderful way to see some of the exciting blogs out there, and check out some books that may be new to you. 🙂
I love the cover on 100 Cupboards it looks very intriguing. Have a great week.
Hi Jan – you too 🙂
Have you ever read anything by John B. Olson? I read his book Powers earlier this year, and wasn’t a huge fan personally, but people who like Ted Dekker seem to like his books 🙂
100 Cupboards looks really interesting based on the cover. Can’t wait to read your review!
Really? I havent heard of his Crystal. Thanks for the info I will look to see what he has written.
Hi, Sheila –
Your books for this week look great! I have a friend who is a huge Dekker fan – she actually named her dog Dekker! – but I’ve never read any of his books. I’ll have to give him a try.
Enjoy your quiet afternoon – sound like a great plan!
Hi Sue – actually Dekker sounds like a great name for a dog! 🙂
I hope my afternoon stays quiet Sue. I couldnt sleep last night so got up early and then went back to bed at 5:30 am and slept until 8:30. Now I feel behind. Hate that. 🙂
You’re reading books that are on my TBR list, but haven’t gotten to yet!
I’m always on the lookout for a book my son would love, and 100 Cupboards caught my eye a few weeks ago. Looking forward to your review!
I keep hearing how awesome Ted Dekker is too!
Have a great week!
Thanks Alison! You too! 🙂
The Bride Collector and Balancing Acts are both on my TBR list. Ted Dekker’s books are usually very good. I hope you enjoy all of your books.
Thanks Christina I can not wait to be able to enjoy them.
Good morning Bluestocking! 🙂
Hi! Sorry to have missed last week, but well, things happen.
Ted Dekker: Have you read the Boneman’s Daughters? Tense!
Thanks again for doing this — I’m not in it for the prizes; I just like to peruse what other people have been reading!
I have Boneman’s Daughter Nancy but have not read it yet. I have heard it is fantastic!
Ohhh….”One Hundred Cupboards” looks too fun! I would want to dive into that one right away too!
Happy Spring reading everyone!
Bibliobabe’s Monday Reading
HI Rachelle! Yes I hope to start it as soon as I finish up a couple others I have going 🙂
At the rate my TBR list is increasing, I’ll never get through it. I just added Balancing Act. It sounds good.
Hey Teresa – I think it will be a good one.
those are all new to me but 100 Cupboards caught my eye! Happy reading 🙂
Me too Mel – I get a Harry Potteresque feel to it….
Enjoy your afternoon of reading. I hope to do the same in the sunshine.
Stop by and enter my blogoversary giveaways.
hank you Nise – I did stop by and congratulations on the Blogiversary! Woo Hoo to three years!
I think One Hundred Cupboards looks good, it calls to me too LOL…
P.S I commented on ten other posts for this meme, do I need to list them?
No list needed Debbie, just letting me know the numbe like you did here is perfect 🙂
100 Cupboards the cover is calling me! You have a good list of reads this week I can’t wait for the reviews….Have a great week!
Thanks Heidi 🙂
Balancing Acts looked so good that I already put a hold on it at my library! Thanks for the great reviews and for hosting such a fun meme, Sheila!
Have a great week!
I love to do it Sami 🙂
Balancing Acts looks great! :]
Thanks Robby – I think so too 🙂
Ooh sounds like a great list of books. I’ll be interested to read your review on Balancing Act. I just picked up an interesting memoir about gifted children called “I Promised You Daisies’ by Robert A. Benjamin. It’s the second of the trilogy called Imperfectly Ordinary. With the bad weather here reading will be a priority!
HI Betty the book sounds good. Bad weather is perfect for reading!
This was an excellent book. I’m going to be watching this author.
What a busy week you had, though I suspect all your weeks are very busy. I see you on Twitter late at night, working away. I love the cover of 100 Cupboards. I had a good reading week myself. Thanks for letting me link.
Sure Sandra – thanks for coming by 🙂
100 Cupboards actually looks really good. I’m very interested to hear more about it and if you end up liking it!
Well, I’m giving up on the commenting this week with 30 blogs visited (and maybe a few more than that, but who’s counting?). Anywho…so much fun! And man, my reader is overflowing!!!
Have a fabulous reading week!
Hi First Daughter – wow – 30!
100 Cupboards looks good!
I’ve commented on 20 blogs.
HI alitareads – thanks, I think 100 Cupboards looks really good.
I love Ted Dekker so I hope you enjoy his book. I’ll be interested in reading your review. 100 Cupboards has an interesting cover and it looks great.
I visited 10+ blogs today. Enjoy a great reading week!
I commented on 10 sites. And thanks for the info on Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-a-Thon I’ve signed up to be a reader and a cheerleader.
Oh good Tammy! Glad to have you in on the Readathon!
I am loving that cover of 100 Cupboards!
Me too Jenners!
A lot of reading done last week and I’m about a third of the way through Craig Roberston’s debut novel, “Random” (started Sunday night). I’m still trying to decide if I’ll sign up for the Read-A-Thon — it’s Phuket Bike Week and we’ll be traveling to the “other side” of the island for a few concerts plus shopping for supplies for our trip to Laos the following Wednesday. Might be difficult to get much reading done THAT day 😦
Hi Mark – would be great if you had time to take part in the readathon 🙂
Ok .. my first time doing this, and I feel so happy today! 🙂 I commented on 40 blogs. 🙂 🙂
Hey AThs – I seen you out there! Fun isnt it – I love looking at all the great blogs!
I don’t usually like fantasy, but 100 Cupboards sounds really interesting.
I’ve commented on 10+ blogs today! Have a great week!
Hi Julie – I am excited about this book! I ordered the 2nd and 3rd one last night.
I know you are a busy person! And I don’t know how you find the time to visit us all, but I really appreciate it!
I like to go and visit the Monday memers Missie – I appreciate all of you so much and love to see your blogs 🙂
Woot woot! My first It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
I’ve been itching to read 100 Cupboards as well. Here’s my list:
HI Fantasylover! You should read it – I would love to have someone to chat about it with 😉
I just saw 100 Cupboards for the first time today and it looks like such a fun read!
I think so too Alyce 🙂
I am so late this week! – oh well, better late – than never! I hadn’t heard of 100 Cupboards – but it looks pretty good!
Enjoy your reading!
Hey Krists- always welcome any time 🙂
You really had a busy weekend. I hope it all worked out in the good for you.
Looks like you have a busy reading week ahead of you too. Happy reading to you.
I just found out yesterday I’m not going to be able to participate in the read a thon. My Husbands grandparents are going to do Easter that day since his sister is getting married this Saturday, and Sunday will be with my family. Kind of a bummer, but we always enjoy ourselves there. I will have to make up my own read-athon. 🙂
Ahhhh bummer Melissa! You will have to catch the one in the fall then 🙂
I saw 100 Cupboards in Target a 2-3 weeks ago and put it on my list. I finally requested it last Saturday at the library and I get home to see you have it here. Can’t wait to see what you think of it.
I seen it at the Rabbit Room Angie and it sounded so good!