It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
August 20, 2012 29 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: 4
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Miss Me When I’m Gone by Emily Arsenault. A woman is researching the manuscript of the book her friend, who died recently, was working on. Was her death really an accident? 3.5 stars
The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. A book in the series about The Cemetry of Forgotten Books. We learn all about Fermín Romero de Torres’ past. 4.5 stars
De Comedy Club van Eva Posthuma de Boer [review in Dutch]. Five people (two couples and a student) who often meet at the Comedy Club, have bigger goals in life and are working towards them. Not all successfully. 4 stars
Alles is altijd fictie [Everything is Always Fiction] by Daphne Huisden [Dutch]. A young woman tries to get away from her suffocating mother and meets some socially unsuccessful men when she moves out. 4 stars
Books I’m reading and planning to read
Prior Bad Acts by Tami Hoag. A judge is attacked and there are a few possible suspects, one of them her own husband. When a prisoner is on the loose and a police officer becomes obsessed with the case, things get really scary for the judge. 4 stars
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu. A time machine repairman is stuck in a time loop. He is reading a book that he wrote in the future to try and find a way out. 3.5 stars
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck [review is in Dutch]. John Steinbeck travelled through America in the 1960s and this book is about the people he encounters along the way. He also notices how America is changing. 4 stars
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What are you reading this week?