It’s Monday! What are you reading? 01/14/13

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey.

Bloggish Business:

You guys! I’m already having the best time reading in 2013! I’m on an absolute tear, just readin’ up all the books I can get my greedy little hands on.

I’ve set a Goodreads goal of 125 books for this year. I’ve also made this pledge on The Savvy Reader. I like these “challenges” because I don’t have to think about them. I just read. Big whoop. I’d be doing that anyway.

One of the coolest ideas ever is to map your reading. <~~ Seriously, you want to check that out.

Reviews:

Parlor Games by Maryka Biaggio

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Read:

The Love Song of Jonny Valentine by Teddy Wayne
Much Ado About Loving by Jack Murnighan and Maura Kelly
Astray by Emma Donoghue
(Reviews coming soon!)

Currently Reading:

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham

Upcoming:

I don’t know! I’ve been letting my moods and whims pick what I read. It’s FABULOUS.

Yup.

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52 thoughts on “It’s Monday! What are you reading? 01/14/13

  1. I am looking forward to hearing your thoughts on the Jefferson book. I am just finishing up American Sphinx by Joseph Elli. Jefferson was such a fascinating character! I really want to read this one too. I like John Meacham as a political commentator and this one sounds really good.

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  2. It sounds like you're having a great time, and the fact you're getting through lots of books… reading completely by whim is very tempting. Looking forward to reading your review of the Jefferson.

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  3. Your enthusiasm over reading whatever takes your fancy is contagious! I read 2 books just for me last week and that was fun! Have a great week and enjoy whatever you choose to read next 🙂

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  4. I'm seriously behind on the Emma Donoghue books! Haven't even read ROOM yet, but I'm going to check out Astray.Enjoy reading whatever you want! I remember when I did that…and this year, I'm moving beyond accepting a lot of reviews to reading what I love and exploring new ones at my whim.Here's MY MONDAY MEMES POST

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  5. Heh.. looks like I need to check out that challenge.. the only challenges I can handle are the ones where I am just required to read. I tried to the Hist Fic Challenge, an even though I read like 80 of those in a year, I can't find the time to link up. Le sigh.

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  6. Great start to the New Year! This week, I'm digging through my Kindle archives to finally read the books I downloaded impulsively and then forgot about.

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  7. Awesome, keep it up! Trusting your gut is the best method for choosing what to read next 🙂 I'm doing the three challenges, but just picking whatever I feel like for them, so I'm alternating between them. I just signed up for the 50 Book Pledge too, and will read whatever I want outside the challenges, too. Why not!? The Jefferson book looks really interesting!

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  8. You are doing a fantastic job! You've read twice as many books as me so far in 2013 (sticks out tongue at you). I can't wait to read your thoughts on Astray. I've only read Room so far, but I hear great things about Donoghue's other works.

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  9. Glad your reading is getting off to a great start! I'm hoping I will get my momentum soon.I'm keeping track of where I'm reading for The European Reading Challenge over at my challenge blog, but maybe I will also do a separate map for all my reading. Hmmm…Have a great week, Jennifer!

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