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It's Monday! July 18th


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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by The Book Date. This is my first time participating in it!
 
This week was a reasonably good one for reading; although I only finished one book I've made a fair amount of progress on several others. I was also away over the weekend so didn't get much of a chance for reading then. I also managed to pick up a few books that I've been wanting to read for a while at a second-hand bookshop and The Works, so it's been a successful week for book buying as well :)


Recent additions to my library
 
Books finished this week:
 
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. This was on my Classics Club list. I really really liked this book (and can't quite believe I waited so long to read it). I should have a review of it up sometime this week.

Currently reading:
My currently-reading pile - not including Kindle books
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin. I've just started this but am enjoying it pretty well so far.
 
The Children Who Lived in a Barn by Eleanor Graham. This is going OK. It's quite a quick read so I'll probably have finished it in a few days.
 
Miriam by Mesu Andrews. I am quite enjoying this.
 
Love, Nina by Nina Stibbe. I'm also enjoying this, but reading it pretty slowly.
 
Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson. I haven't actually read any of this for a while, after finishing the first section of it, but I'm hoping to pick it up again this week.
 
What I plan to read next:
Lavender and Old Lace by Myrtle Reed
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
The Wouldbegoods by E. Nesbit

In this coming week I hope to post a couple of reviews for things I've read recently, so look out for them!

Comments

  1. I still haven't read To Kill a Mockingbird. I bought a copy a couple of years ago but threw it on TBR mountain where it languishes. Come see my reading week here. Happy reading!

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    1. Thanks :) I would definitely recommend reading it :)

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  2. I went to a community book sale this weekend and made off like a bandit, I just couldn't resist all the lovely books, and the incredible prices didn't help! I like to tell myself that I'm being environmentally friendly by reusing pre-loved books, so really I'm doing the Earth a favour! ;)

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    1. I love used/second-hand book sales! Especially when you can get really nice editions for low prices :)

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  3. I adore "To Kill A Mockingbird" and I didn't read it until I was an adult. I have "Brooklyn" on my Kindle to read, and I'm hoping to get to it soon so that I can watch the movie.

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    1. I'm glad I'm not the only person who took a long time to get to it! I've already seen the film of Brooklyn (I didn't actually know it was a book beforehand) and I really liked it, so I'm expecting good things from the book as well.

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