Monday, September 21, 2009

It’s Monday 9/21! What Are You Reading?

Happy First Day of Fall!! It’s my favorite season, and I’m loving the cooler evenings and being able to keep the A/C off. Another good reading week…

  • I finished The Immortal Fire, book three of the middle-grade trilogy The Cronus Chronicles by Anne Ursu. I loved the whole series and will post a review on Great Books for Kids and Teens this week.
  • I’m now reading The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible As Literally As Possible by A.J. Jacobs for one of my book groups. I’m enjoying both its humor and spirituality, though it does occasionally veer into the realm of silliness. I’ll review it here after my book group meeting Wednesday.
  • I’m still listening to the audio book The Crowning Glory of Calla Lily Ponder by Rebecca Wells and still LOVING it! I can tell this is going to be one of my favorites.
I also enjoyed a trip to the bookstore last week to buy gifts for several people. I've been trying not to spend too much on books for myself (especially with an overflowing to-be-read stack!), but I couldn't resist a reduced-price copy of Olive Kitteridge for an upcoming book group for myself.

Last week, I posted reviews of The People of the Book here and of The Book of Ember series at Great Books for Kids and Teens. I also posted two Top Ten lists: Best Book Group Books and my son’s list of Best Fantasy Series.

So, what are YOU reading this week?

(What are you reading Monday is sponsored by J. Kaye's Book Blog).


  1. I've read good things about the AJ Jacobs book. Have a great week, Sue!

  2. Going to the bookstore is ALWAYS dangerous.. but kudos to you for only buying one book for yourself! I couldn't have done it! :)

  3. I love this time of year too, although living in Florida I won't be turning off my A/C quite yet! lol I've been kicking around the idea of reading The Year of Living Biblically. I'll be coming back for your review!!

  4. The Year of Living Biblically and Olive Kitteridge are in my TBR pile. Happy reading! Mine is here:

  5. Anonymous11:13 AM

    Wow! I didn't know it was the first day of fall? Goes to show you I'm not paying attention. ;)

  6. Have a great reading week! :D

  7. Anonymous8:08 PM

    Olive Kitteridge is one of the best books I've read this year!

    The Crowning Glory sounds good, and I'm always on the lookout for audiobooks! I'm using my husband's player until I get mine replaced :-).