It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
August 6, 2012 25 Comments
“It’s Monday! What are you reading?” is a weekly event hosted by Sheila at Bookjourney to share with others what you’ve read the past week and planning to read next.
Books I finished in the last week: 3
The Cathedral of the Sea by Ildefonso Falcones. The story of a young man in Barcelona (Spain) in the 1300s who goes from rags to riches. 4 stars
Defending Jacob by William Landay. A District Attorney in Boston has to give up a murder case he’s been working on when his own son becomes a suspect. 4 stars
Grip [Hold] by Stefan Enter [Dutch]. Four forty-somethings are planning to meet up after many years. Years ago, something happened that none of them knows all the details of. The reader gets to hear all the stories and puts one and one together to form the complete story. 4.5 stars
Books I’m reading and planning to read
Where the Bodies are Buried by Christopher Brookmyre. Mystery story in Glasgow, captivating, 4 stars.
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter. Beautiful story about a forgotten town in 1960s Italy and a Hollywood actress. 4.5 stars
And on my Dutch blog….
Recipe for Love by Katie Fforde. An unlikely but fun chick-lit story about a woman who takes part in a cooking contest on tv. 4 stars
Also check out my New Arrivals… still getting more books than I can read.
And here’s my July Overview, with all the books I’ve read.
What are you reading this week?