May 6, 2013

What I'm Reading and Weekly Wrap Up for 4/29/13



Can you believe it's already May?  This year has flown by so far. 

This week I am featuring the last 2 weeks of reading since I didn't get this post up last week.

I finished 3 books, made progress on the Wind-Up Bird readalong, and I'm reading 4 other books.  

Blogging has been tough this week.  I can't seem to write a review but hopefully get my mojo back soon.  

What about you?  What have you been reading lately?  I hope your week has been as good for reading as mine has!  Leave a comment and let me know!


FINISHED READING:



Drinking with Dead Women Writers
by Elaine Ambrose and AK Turner
Last Week: 28%
This Week: 72%
Pages Read: 37
*Purchased*





Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans
Last Week: 95 Pages
This Week: 68 pages
*Purchased* 





The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Last Week: 35 pages
This Week: 120 pages
*For Readalong with Becky @ One Literature Nut* 



CURRENTLY READING:


The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Harunki Murakami
Page 455 of 607
Last Week: 110 pages
This Week: 149 pages
Books 1 & 2 Completed, Reading Book 3
*6-Week Readalong with Book Chatter*



The Conduit by Stacey Rourke
Last Week: 38%
This Week: 67%
Pages Read: 54
*From Author*


The Lightning Dreamer: Cuba's Greatest Abolitionist

The Lightning Dreamer by Margarita Engle
pg. 93 of 182
Last Week: 0 pages
This Week: 93 pages
*For Review from Publisher*




Love and Skate (Love and Skate #1) by Lila Felix
Last Week: 0%
This Week: 31%
Pages Read: 73
*For Review from Author*



And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexander
Last Week: 0 pages
This Week: 44 pages
*For Reading Resolution Challenge*



WHAT'S NEXT:


Your Guardian Angel (Guardian Angel #1) by Skyla Madi
*YA Bound Tours*



Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
*Own*
*For Colorful Reading Challenge*




Weekly Wrap Up -

REVIEW POSTS:
~ Forty Days by Stephanie Parent
~ Jane by Robin Maxwell

The Great Gatsby Readalong, Chapters 1-2
The Great Gatsby Readalong, Chapters 3-4

Still need to write reviews for:
Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans
The Great Gatsby Readalong, Chapters 5-9
Drinking with Dead Women Writers

OTHER POSTS:
~ Book List A to Z- People with Disabilities 
~ Book List A to Z - Ethical Questions
~ Take Me Away...to Congo
~ Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Topics That Make You Instantly Pick Up A Book 
~ Cover Discover: Water
~ Cover Discover: Redheads 
~ Quick Question #4 
~ Blogger Shout Outs for Weeks 16 and 17
~ Pin It and Do It May 2013: Jamaica-Me-Crazy Chicken Tropicale
~ Waiting on Wednesday: And the Mountains Echoed 


If you haven't already, be sure to take my blog poll.

STATS:

Books Read: 3
Short Stories Read: 0
Pages Read: 638

Challenge Progressions:
Around the World in 80 Books - 8/80 (no change)
Colorful Reading Challenge - 1/9 (no change)
Diving Into Poetry Challenge - 3 Poems, 1 Featured Poet, 2 Books (no change)
Four Month Challenge - 13/20 Read for 170 Points (no change) Challenge Over
Historical Fiction Challenge - 5/10 (no change)
Kidlit Read and Review Challenge - 24/30 Read (no change)
Literary Expolorations Challenge - 10/24 (+2, 1 for Classics and 1 for Sci-Fi)
Men in Uniform Challenge - 1/5 (no change)
Reading Outside the Box - 5 Read (+1)
Resolution Challenge - 0/10
South Asian Reading Challenge - 0 books read (no change)
Telling Tales Challenge - 2/5 (no change)
Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Challenge - 6/12 (no change)
YA Reading Challenge - 6/20 (+1)

3 comments:

  1. I hope you have another great week in books!

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  2. Wow-you finished 3 books! That's awesome. Hopefully you'll be able to write some reviews soon-I want to know your thoughts!

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