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Monday, October 11, 2010

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?


This meme is now hosted by Sheila at One Persons Journey Through a World of Books.

Books completed last week:
Nothing Left to Burn by Jay Varner
What We Have: A Family's Inspiring Story About Love, Loss, and Survival by Amy Boesky
The Summer of Skinny Dipping by Amanda Howells

Books I am currently reading/listening to:
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell (reread)

Up Next:
Self-Made Man: One Woman's Journey into Manhood and Back Again by Norah Vincent
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith
The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett

10 comments:

Teacher/Learner said...

Wish I had time to reread books but with the huge TBR list, it'll be a while :D

Here's my Monday meme. Cheers!

Nise' said...

Have a great reading week. Loved A Tree Grows In Brooklyn.

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I have heard good things about The Man Who Read Too Much. I have that one on my shelf. :)

Linky seems to be behaving now so I am going to link your post. :)

Caroline Starr Rose said...

I absolutely love A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN and have always felt Francie and I would have been good friends (if she were real, that is).

I'm reading PRISONERS IN THE PALACE, a YA title about a teenage Queen Victoria, and LIVES LIKE LOADED GUNS, a glimpse into the turmoil an affair caused Emily Dickinson's family.

Caroline Starr Rose said...

I've read GONE WITH THE WIND twice and know there are more readings in my future.

Nikki-ann said...

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much sounds like it could be a good read. I hope you enjoy it! :)

Coffee and a Book Chick said...

I loved A Tree Grows In Brooklyn! And I've been meaning to read The Man Who Loved Books Too Much! Enjoy!! Here's my Mailbox: Coffee and a Book Chick -- Mailbox Monday...

dollycas aka Lori said...

Classics!! I don't ever think you can read Gone With The Wind too many times. I have the same relationship with East of Eden, sometimes it just have to be pulled off the shelf and read again, and again. Another good reason not to have an e reader. lol

Dollycas
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Kate said...

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is just wonderful!

...and I read Self-Made Man a few years ago and really liked it - very interesting!

Carin S. said...

@Kate, did you read Voluntary Madness? I have the audio but I wanted to read Self-Made Man first.

@Teacher, you don't really wish you had the time to reread as I got that time by being laid off! But seriously, I agreed with you about this for so long... until recently. Some books should be reread. GWTW is everything I remembered and more! Awesome!! As Caroline and Lori can attest, Scarlett makes the worst days seem just fine.