It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?


It’s Monday! is a weekly meme hosted over at Book Journey that allows bloggers to post a sort of wrap-up of the past week while also looking to the week ahead. Without further ado…

Last Week: I went on vacation! We did a Southern sampler kind of vacation, hopping from Tybee Island to Savannah to Charleston, sampling the sights and tastes of each location. Among my highlights – I went to the beach for the first time EVER, ate at Paula Deen’s restaurant, and climbed to the top of a lighthouse! It was a fun time to get away with my aunt and grandma and a time I’ll never forget!

I don’t understand how some people go on vacation and read. For us, each day was jam-packed, and by the time we got back to the hotel each night, I was too exhausted to do anything but watch HGTV and fall asleep. And even after I got back on Wednesday, it was hard to get back in the groove of things. So I only read two books last week.

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater The Penguin Book of Witches by Katherine Howe

Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) – Maggie Stiefvater

The Penguin Book of Witches – edited by Katherine Howe

Currently Reading: The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co. #2) – Jonathan Stroud

The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co., #2)

Looking Ahead: More spooky reading, plus a book about video gaming! I’m really excited about the stuff I have coming up!

In Real Life The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy, #3) Shadows of the Silver Screen (Twelve Minutes to Midnight, #2) Danse Macabre

In Real Life – Lawrence Tabak

The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy #3) – Deborah Harkness

Shadows of the Silver Screen (Twelve Minutes to Midnight #2) – Christopher Edge

Danse Macabre – Stephen King

Here in Lexington, the weather has finally caught up! It’s been cool, rainy, and blustery – my favorite type of weather! It finally feels like fall. Dark, wet evenings, a briskness to the air, and just a sense of possibility. My reading has definitely been reflecting the season. How about yours?



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6 responses to “It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

  1. A great sounding vacation, glad you had such a great time.


  2. Sounds like an awesome vacation! And yay for the beach! Here in NY, the weather is definitely cooler now too.


  3. I think there are two kinds of trips. Sometimes you lay around and read and relax, but sometimes there are lots of things to do! Both kinds are great.

    Enjoy your reads this week!


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