July 20, 2015

What I'm Reading Now 7.20.15


 This week I am at the beach, trying to vacay as well as recover from the accident Friday night.  Hopefully I get some good R&R in!  

This is everything I've been reading for the past 2 weeks up until this past Saturday.  I finished 4 books, which makes me feel like I've really accomplished something this week! lol

So what about you?  
What did you read this week?  What are you planning to read next?


FINISHED READING:


A Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway
*TBR Pile*
Pages Read This Week:55

I Am Not a Slut: Slut-Shaming in the Age of the Internet by Leora Tanenbaum
This Week: 57-100%
Pages Read:131
Review to Come.

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
*Travel the World in Books Readalong*
Pages Read:308
Review to come.

 
Huntress Moon by Alexandra Sokoloff
*Gift from Sandie*
Pages Read:134
Recommended for all mystery/suspense lovers!



ABANDONED:
 

The White Queen (The Cousins' War #1) by Philippa Gregory
Thoughts This Week: Simply put, the more I read, the more I disliked Elizabeth Woodville.  I found myself resenting picking up the book.  That's not a good sign.



CURRENTLY READING:

 REVIEW BOOKS/ARCs:



Becoming Darkness by Lindsay Francis Brambles
On pg. 142 of 485
Pages Read This Week:41
Thoughts This Week: 

 

The Fire Sermon (Fire Sermon #1) by Francesca Haig
# of Pages: 384
This Week: 15-36%
Pages Read This Week: 80
Thoughts: Great pacing, characters, and story arc.



Mary Hades (Mary Hades #1) by Sarah Dalton
# of Pages: 286
This Week: 5-28%
Pages Read This Week: 66
Thoughts This Week: So far so good. It's got the same slow build-up of creepiness as the prequel.


Rebel Queen by Michelle Moran
# of Pages: 352
This Week: 0-18%
Pages Read This Week: 63
Thoughts This Week:  Very interesting story. I haven't read a story on Indian royalty before.

 


 The Vagabond Vicar by Charlotte Brentwood
# of Pages: 279
This Week: 0-9%
Pages Read This Week: 25
Thoughts This Week:  Great writing style and I think I will like finding out how these 2 get together.




 The Silver Swan by Elena Delbanca
# of Pages: 241
This Week: 0-15%
Pages Read This Week: 36
Thoughts This Week:  Well-written, great characters, and I want to know if she gets her cello mojo back after all the craziness that just happened.




BOOK CLUB BOOKS/READALONGS:
Nothing right now.


LIBRARY LOOT:

 

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
On pg. 417 of 627
Pages Read:112
Thoughts This Week: Thank the Scottish skies! I got to renew this until August 3rd.
I didn't take it to the beach. That's all I need is to lose it there and pay the library for it. So I will have time to finish it when I get back - yesss!




NON-ARCs from TBR Pile (For Fun):
aka Slower Reads generally


The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee
*TBR Pile*
On pg. 144 of 592
Pages Read:0
Thoughts This Week: 



Angelbound (Angelbound Origins #1) by Christina Bauer
*TBR Pile*
# of Pages: 524
This Week: 0-9%
Pages Read: 47
Thoughts This Week: Very creative storyline.  I'm already addicted to it.


STATS:

Total Books Currently Reading: 9
Total Books Read in 2015: 46
Pages Read This Update:1098
Total Pages Read in 2015: 14,597



REVIEW BOOKS ON DECK:
One of these will be next.
  







 ~What are you reading right now?  
~What did you just finish?  
~What book are you looking forward to reading next?  
~Have you read any of the books I'm reading?  What did you think of it?




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