Sunday, August 21, 2011

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? (August 22, 2011)

It's Monday, What Are You Reading? is a meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

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.

Last week I read:
Wolfsbane by Andrea Cremer -- I enjoyed this exciting sequel to Nightshade about a different take on werewolves. My review will be posted on August 27.

Evil Ways by Justin Gustainis continues the Morris and Chastain stories. These are urban fantasy and I liked it  a lot. All the characters were great and the tension was thick. My review will be posted on August 25.
I also read some books from my review stack. All of these were ebooks that I got from NetGalley.

Guys Read: Thriller edited by Jon Scieszka was filled with a wonderful variety of thrilling stories that will appeal to middle graders. My review will be posted on August 24.

Out in Blue by Sarah Gilman is the start of a new urban fantasy series about angels. I thought it was a very well-done paranormal romance with a interesting world and great characters. My review will be posted on August 27.

Ultraviolet by R. J. Anderson is a young adult book that starts out as a problem novel and ends up science fiction. I really enjoyed this one and think my students will too. My review will be posted on September 1.

I am currently reading Sympathy for the Devil by Justin Gustainis. This is the most recent in the Morris and Chastain series and deals with a politician who has made a deal with the devil.

Next week, these are on my stack:
Blood Work by Kim Harrison is an original graphic novel in her Hollows series.

Stone Cole Seduction by Jess Macallan is an urban fantasy novel. I am a site on her blog tour and need to read this soon.

Face of Danger by Roxanne St. Claire is romantic suspense.

I also need to look for something young adult from my stack next week too. Though I don't have many young adult books here with me. I took my laundry baskets back home when I went down for a couple of days last week. I needed to divide my stuff into two trips because of the summer stuff expansion. (It all fit in the car when I came here in June! I don't know what happened.)

I will be going back to my school year home on Friday. I begin work next Monday. In between, a friend and I are going to the Cities for two author signings at Uncle Hugo's Science Fiction Bookstore on Saturday. Patricia Wrede will be there autographing Across the Great Barrier (which I really liked) and Sharon Lee and Steve Miller will be autographing Ghost Ship (which I adored. I have already read it 3 times.) The day also includes dinner and dessert with Sharon and Steve. I am really looking forward to it.

What is your week looking like?


  1. Enjoy the author signings and your books. Have a wonderful week.
    My Monday:

  2. Kathy will be adding "Ultraviolet" in my TBR pile. I'm also waiting to get hold of "Nightshade". I see that your doing the ebook challenge, may I ask what ebook reader you have and how are you liking it? In the process of buying an ebook reading, I'm thinking either the 1st edition Nook or the Nook Color.

    Here's my "It's Monday! What are you reading?" post.

  3. I like the Kim Harrison Graphic novel cover! Haven't read it but have read all Kim's other books! Might have to look into getting that one soon!

    Here's my Monday wrapup

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  4. I've been wanting to begin reading Justin Gustainis' books for awhile now. I'm glad to hear that you are enjoying them so much. Hope you have a great Monday!

  5. You have a great variety of books Kathy! Enjoy them... I hope to get in some good reading time this week!

  6. The best book I read last week was Inside Out by Maria V. Snyder. Please come see what I finished and what's up next.


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