It’s Monday – What Are You Reading?
March 26, 2012 26 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.
I read 3 books in the last week
Battle Royale by Koushun Tamaki. This is The Hunger Games original story from 1999. In this case a Japanese school class is let loose on an island and the pupils have to fight until just one of them is left over. 4.5 stars
The Other Life by Ellen Meister. A married woman with a son has always known that there is a portal to get to a different life, one she didn’t choose, one in which she is with someone else and without children. When she has a complicated pregnancy, she is tempted to live the other life, in which her mother in still alive. 3.5 stars
De intrede van Christus In Brussel [The Arrival of Christ in Brussels, Dutch] by Dimitri Verhulst. It’s been announced that Jesus is coming to Brussels! The book describes how people prepare for this occasion. 3 stars
The Borrower by Rebecca Makkai. A librarian abducts a willing 10-year old library visitor and travels around the country in her car, finding out more about her father’s history, and starting to doubt her prejudices about the boy’s parents. 4 stars
The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon. A beautiful story about a girl who runs away from an institution (and is caught again), her deaf boyfriend, and their baby, who finds a home with a widow teacher. 4.5 stars
Indie Lit Award Winners have been announced.
That’s it! What are YOU reading this week?