July 14, 2014

What I'm Reading Monday

You can tell from my Stats (listed below Currently Reading) that I read the equivalent of a book or two a week, but, sadly, I cannot read just one book at a time.  Or two.  Or five.  I have a disease, people.  It's called "Must Read It All Right Now At the Same Time" disease.  I don't know if there is a cure, or if it is contagious, like cooties.  Better give yourself a shot just in case.  

Circle, circle, dot, dot 
Now you have your book whore shot.

(Subtitled: Yes, I do finish books)

Invisible City by Julia Dahl
*Passed along to me by Jennifer aka Book-alicious Mama*
Pg. 197 of 304
Last Week: Read 56 pages
This Week: 107 pages

Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
*Downloaded via Librivox*
Last Week: 49%
This Week: 51%
Pages Read (Listened to): 125
I read this to review on The Project Gutenberg Project.
I don't believe this is the exact collection, but it is the closest one I could find on Goodreads to mark my progress.


We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
*Passed on to me by Nancy of Bookfoolery*
On Pg. 102 of 240
Last Week I Read: 43 pages
This Week I Read: 59 pages
Thoughts: I really want to know what happened with Cady!  

Daughters of Absence: Transforming a Legacy of Loss by Mindy Weisel
Last Week: I read 0% so still at 32%
This Week: 32%- 38%
Pages Read: 15
This book is a collection of essays and book excerpts written 
by the children of Holocaust survivors.  Last week I didn't read from this so
I made sure to this week.  It's not for review so it's been getting some back burner time.

Free Spirit: Growing Up on the Road and Off the Grid by Joshua Safran
*Thanks to Beth's Book Review for this book*
On Pg. 38 of 288
Last Week: 10 pages
This Week: 28 pages
Thoughts: This is an interesting way to grow up.

Goodnight June by Sarah Jio
*For Review from Net Galley*
Last Week: 46% - 50%
This Week: 50-55%
Pages Read: 16 pages
Thoughts: I highlighted a lot of good quotes in these 16 pages.

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon
*For Review via Net Galley*
Last Week: 17%- 26%
This Week: 26-33%
Pages Read: 26 pages
Thoughts: Still slow going.  I wish the mystery did not stop for big chunks of time in order to explain the Memes and Nautilus devices and the Word Exchange program.  I wish it was woven in more seamlessly.

Divided (Dualed #2) by Elsie Chapman
*For Review from the Publisher and Author*
Last Week: 8% - 22%
This Week: 22- 37%
Pages Read: 48 pages
Last week I wasn't sure if I was liking where it was headed but it is getting back to the crazy West Grayer all over Kersh in high-stress scenarios awesomeness I enjoyed from the last book.

Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira
*Won in a giveaway during Armchair BEA*
Pg. 52 of 327
Last Week: 15 pages
This Week:37 pages 


(Subtitled: I KNOW, I KNOW)

Beautiful Boy: A Father's Journey Through His Son's Addiction by David Sheff
*Borrowed from my best friend who basically threatened our friendship if I didn't read this instantly lol*
Pg. 19 of 336
Last Week: 0 pages
This Week: 19 pages
Thoughts: I already knew this, but man Meth will screw you up, dude.

How to Build a Girl: A Novel by Cailin Moran
*For Review thanks to Harper and Edelweiss*
Last Week: 0%
This Week: 3%
Pages Read: 11
Thoughts: I caught wind some bloggers are doing a readalong so I decided to un-officially read along with them each week so I can follow along with the discussions!

Sins of the Fallen (Sins of the Fallen #1) by Karina Espinosa
*For Review for YA Blog Tours*
Pg. 48 of 292
Last Week: 0 pages
This Week: 48 pages
Thoughts: I just got this and the second book in the series and they both are for review on August 10th so I had to make room for them in my schedule.  For the first chapter I hated Maximillion, but he has grown on me.  The whole demons and angels thing helps. :)


Total Pages Read Last Week: 256
Total Pages Read THIS Week: 539
Books Reading for Review: 5
Books Reading for Fun: 6
Total Books Currently Reading: 11
Total Books Read This Year: 57

(Obviously I didn't get to 3 out of the 4 from last week because I started reading 
other books I had not planned on reading.  Oops.)


What are you reading right now?  What did you just finish?  What book are you looking forward to reading next?  Share in the comments!

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