Monday, March 28, 2016

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (March 28, 2016)

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? is a meme begun by Sheila at Book Journey. Kellee at Unleashing Readers and Jen at Teach Mentor Texts have given it a kidlit focus.

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...

Our Spring Break began a day early thanks to ten inches of heavy wet snow. Since we found out Wednesday night, I was able to sleep in on Thursday. Currently we have piles of snow but the roads are clean and dry.

Since I didn't have travel plans, I have been able to do some extra reading and have just been relaxing. For the first time that I recall, I don't have masses of correcting to do this weekend. Next week is the end of the quarter and report cards so I imagine I'll be dealing with late work all week.

I spent a good part of Saturday morning setting up blog posts for May. I have thirty scheduled posts and sixteen reviews in draft. I have five more books to read that will be on my April calendar but I have finished reading all of my April releases. 

Read Last Week
Mr. Fahrenheit by T. Michael Martin was a science fiction story that was reminiscent of the cheesy science fiction movies of the 1950s and quite proud of it. I liked the characters and thought the story was fast-paced and interesting. My review will be posted on April 14.

Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey was a very entertaining Regency romance. I loved the heroine who was not a simpering miss but an original - accident-prone but also independent. The hero was suitably heroic. It was fun watching those two marriage-averse characters fall in love and change their minds while trying to root out Napoleon's spies. My review will be posted on April 16.
Ferals #2: The Swarm Descends by Jacob Grey is the sequel to FERALS. Caw and his friends have another exciting adventure as they face another villain who wants to take over the city. This is fast-paced, middle grade fantasy. My review will be posted on April 21.

Next on my stack is The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight. This is supposed to be a contemporary thriller. I can't wait to dig in.

Next Week
More from my review stack this week:
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      You can check Inside of a Dog (my other blog) to see what adult books I read, reviewed, and plan to read. 


      1. OOh nice! I'm excited about The May Queen Murders! It sounds creepy good! And I recently learned she's a semi-local author for me! Hope you enjoy it, next week!

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      2. I'm glad you got to enjoy a peaceful spring break. I've been enjoying our warmer weather, but it's going to get cold again. Mr. Fahrenheit sounds like a fun book.

      3. I am so impressed that you are organized into May! Wow. I always find new books when I visit your blog - you read such varied titles.

      4. Love the look of Ferals! And yes to Carrie's comment - I am just working through April at this time. :)

      5. I'm looking forward to your review of Mr. Fahrenheit. It sounds like an intriguing book. I'm not familiar with the Ferals series, but will look for it in the library. I know just the reader who would like it. Thanks for sharing with on @IMWAYR

      6. I'm always impressed by your reading stamina Kathy. I haven't even read the first Feral title!

      7. Just received Nameless City this week. Looking forward to checking out your review!


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