Monday, February 21, 2022

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (February 21, 2022)

 It's Monday, What Are You Reading? is now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date.

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.

I will be combining my YA and adult reading and purchases on this one weekly roundup.

Want to See What I Added to My Stack? links to Stacking the Shelves hosted by Marlene at Reading Reality.

Other Than Reading...

After a week that seemed to alternate days of snow and days without, it looks like Monday and Tuesday will be bringing SNOW again - somewhere between 8 and 16 inches if the forecast comes through.
Unfortunately, this week also brings a couple of medical appointments. I have my annual mammogram scheduled for Wednesday mid-morning and my annual wellness visit on Friday bright and early. Depending on when my street gets plowed, Wednesday's appointment might be impossible. I don't have to drive since my brother said he'd drive me to both appointments. But that won't do any good if he can't get off our street onto plowed roads. 

We'll have to wait and see. As I'm writing this Sunday morning, the sun is shining brightly through a hazy sky and the temperature is about 28 degrees F. 

I had a good reading week and also vaguely planned my April calendar of reading. Then I caught up on posting my February reviews to Amazon. I usually only post reviews for the books I get as review books to Amazon. I used to post all my reviews there but have been slacking off for quite a while now. I don't see much value in adding a review if there are already hundreds for the book or if the book was released a number of years ago.

Read Last Week

If you can't wait until the review shows up on my blog, reviews are posted to LibraryThing and Goodreads as soon as I write them (usually right after I finish reading a book.)
  • The Summer Getaway by Susan Mallery (Review; March 15) -- Nice story that is Women's Fiction and romance. Filled with engaging characters, My review will be posted on March 10.
  • The Prey by Allison Brennan (Mine since 2008) -- Nice romantic suspense title. My review will be posted on March 12.
  • Jovah's Angel by Sharon Shinn (Audiobook) -- Reread of a religious fantasy that I read many years ago. My review will be posted on March 22.
  • The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman (Kindle & Audiobook) -- On my TBR pile since 2019, this fantasy is set in the world of His Dark Materials. Great audiobook packed with action. My review will be posted on March 19.
  • Night Scents by Carla Neggers (Audiobook from Audible Plus) -- Entertaining Romantic Suspense story. My review will be posted on March 24.
  • Thankless in Death by J. D. Robb (Mine; Kindle & Audiobook) -- Reread of a favorite In Death title. I reviewed this one in 2013.
Next Week
Reviews Posted
Want to See What I Added to My Stack Last Week?

  • River Road by Jayne Ann Krentz (Chirp Deal Audiobook)
  • Beguilement by Lois McMaster Bujold (Audible Plus)
  • Legacy by Lois McMaster Bujold (Audible Plus)
What was your week like?


  1. I hope this week turns out better than forecasted for you. At least, you have great books for comfort! Pandian's is also on my TBR

  2. Busy week! Thanks for sharing. Do you plan out books to read how far in advance?

  3. Wow, so many good looking titles you have! I've read Susan Mallery, Anne Frasier, Allison Brennan and Susanna Kearlsey books before but not these exact ones. I'm going to be adding a whole bunch to my wish list :)

  4. We are expecting snow on Friday. I hope it's not much, since I have appointments. I am over winter.

    A Summer Getaway, Evil in Emerald, and A Fool's Gold Christmas all caught my eye. Hope you enjoy your books.

    Thanks for sharing and for visiting my blog.

  5. Wow!! What great books, I like Susan Mallery, you have slot of my faves! Thank you so much for visiting me today, can't wait to see you next week!

  6. I hope your medical appointments go well and that you are able to get out to them.

    The Amanda Quick is making the rounds on the blog and I've added it to my list.

    Hope you have a great week!

  7. We had an ice/snow storm several days ago. Today is going to be near 50 - then plummet back to 19. Not a fan! You get so many books read in a week! I am inspired and I'm going to go and read right now!

    Have a wonderful time this week!

  8. I certainly hope you are able to get to your appointments this week. That's a lot of snow!

    The cover of Summer Getaway looks marvelous. It won't be long and I will be back at the swimming pool.

  9. I hope you don't get too much snow, but yeah that's a lot. Most of ours melted over the weekend- we almost hit 50 yesterday!

    I love the cover for Summer Getaway.

  10. Oh no! I hope you are able to make your appointments. When we get a lot (or any) snow here, it usually isn't an issue because everything shuts down. What can I say? We PNW-ers are weather wimps! - Melinda @ A Web of Stories

  11. I hope you are able to get to your appointments! We take weather for granted sometimes, in these parts.

    Enjoy your week and your books.

  12. I hope for your sake you don't get the predicted snow. Looks like a nice assortment of books. Have a great week.

  13. Wow. That's a lot of snow. I mean I love winter, but I could live without all the snow for sure!

    Nice lineup! I'm excited for Gretchen's next book! I'll be eager to hear your thoughts on it! Happy Reading!

    Here's my Monday Wrap-up

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  14. Oh no on the snow. Hope you can get to your appointments.

    Lots of books…enjoy them, and have a good week.

    STAY SAFE if you have to shovel.

  15. I hope you are able to get to all of your appointments this week. So many good books - enjoy!

  16. Well, 28 degrees sounds better than the--4 degrees?--that you mentioned last week. But it's still too cold for me, especially with 16" of snow in the forecast. I am not tough enough for a winter in Minnesota. I hope you're able to get out for your appointments.

    Take care!

  17. I had last week off, but the week before, I was biking, and there was no snow, and just gravel. It's snowed 3 or 4 times since then, and was -40 C this morning. Bike gave out on me. I had to walk it down. Bah. Evil weather! Hope you enjoyed Cherish Hard! And yeah that you enjoyed A Sense of Danger and Batten Down the Belfry! Thanks for stopping by! Happy reading!

  18. I hope you stayed safe through the snow storms and that your appointments went well.
    So many good books for you. I have some Bujould Audios I need to try.
    Stay well. Happy Reading!


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