Monday, December 5, 2011

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? & Mailbox Monday

Hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.  We share books that we've read over the past week and those we hope to read this week.  

Last Week:
I haven't accomplished much reading this week - partially due to the fact that we held our 2nd Annual Twisted Turkey Friendsgiving this weekend!  It was a blast but ate up a lot of my free time last week (pun intended). I did manage to squeeze in some reading for the Btown Booksters holiday meeting last Friday and finished the adorable Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan (review coming this Thursday)!

This Week:
I really want to read some books that have been sitting on my shelves for far too long.  Also, I want to continue with some Holiday reading.  My hopes are that I'll read the following:

  • Monsters of Men by Patrick Ness - I've waited far too long to finish this fantastic trilogy!
  • The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin - I've heard nothing but praise for this novel and it's been calling to me from my TBR shelf.
  • The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore - this looks like a hilarious Christmas book and I can't wait to read it!


Mailbox Monday is a touring meme where book bloggers share their bookish acquisitions from the week prior.  It is hosted this month by Let Them Read Books.

This past week I received some fantastic goodies!

First up, I found Arcadia by Lauren Groff sitting pretty in my mailbox.

Next, I squealed with glee when I opened a package containing No One is Here Except All of Us by Ramona Ausubel as I had just blogged about wanting to read this book!

What goodies did you find in your mailbox?


  1. No One is Here Except All of Us looks great and I love that it is set in Romania. Hope you enjoy it!

  2. Both mailbox books look very good. More for my wish list! I hope they are both good reads!

  3. The Twisted Turkey Day sounds like an awesome idea! It's always great to get together with friends.

  4. I really like the cover on 'No one'. Hope you enjoy the book!

  5. I've never heard of The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms, thank you for the heads-up. Enjoy your reads. :)

  6. All great books - I'd like to read Ness's trilogy - its been so popular

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  7. I read Dash & Lily last Christmas and thought it was so cute. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

  8. I still need to pick up Dash & Lily's Book of Dares. I've also had the first of that Patrick Ness trilogy sitting on my shelves unread for far too long! Thanks for the reminder.

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  9. i've seen Arcadia all over the place but i don't know about it. i must be missing out!