It’s Monday! What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week. It is a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new titles on your reading list.
Other Than Reading...
This was a quiet week spent nursing my cough and cold. My energy is minimal so I've been going to bed early and just vegging out on the couch when I'm not at work. That should be an opportunity to read but I've been playing mindless video games instead. Part of that was because the book I should have been reading wasn't keeping my attention. I thought it was poorly written with awful dialogue. When one of the characters supposedly died, I just about cheered only to be disappointed when I learned it wasn't him. Now, I'm not sure how much of the issue was the book and how much was must my mood. After struggling with it for three days, I abandoned the book 150 pages in and tried something else which was much more readable.
This coming week is a busier than normal one. Our townhouse association meeting is on Tuesday evening and our rescheduled Continuing Education Committee meeting is on Thursday after school. The good part about that meeting is that I can count the time spent as hours for the snow day make-up I have to do.
Read Last Week
A Drop of Night by Stefan Bachmann was a slightly scary science fiction story where a group of teens finds themselves trapped in an underground palace and has to avoid perils while trying to find their way out. I liked the adventure but it took a while to warm up to the main character. My review will be posted on March 10.
Uprooted by Naomi Novik. I have heard so many good things about this book.
Then, it's back to review books with The Inn Between by Marina Cohen which will be released on March 22.
Want to See What I Added to My Stack Last Week?
Nightstruck by Jenna Black is a new paranormal with some reminder of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I got this eARC from Tor Teen through NetGalley. It will be released on April 5.
I got a second print ARC of The Nameless City by Faith Erin Hicks. This graphic novel came from Macmillan. It will also be released on April 5.
Julia Vanishes by Catherine Egan was a NetGalley find. It is a supernatural mystery from Knopf which will be released on June 7.
You can check Inside of a Dog (my other blog) to see what adult books I read, reviewed, and plan to read.