It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
August 13, 2012 20 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
Genus by Jonathan Trigell. London in the near future. Many people are genetically altered but in King’s Cross (The Kross) the Unimproved live an underclass life. And now there is a murderer amongst them. 5 stars
The War of the Wives by Tamar Cohen. Two women, both the wives of Simon Busfield, meet at his funeral and discover their husband had another wife. Instantly hating each other, they have to deal with each other more than they like in the aftermath. 5 stars
The Light between the Oceans by M. L. Steadman. A couple on an isolated light house island discover a boat with a dead man and a baby. They keep the baby, which leads to a lot of guilt as well as happiness. 4 stars
Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck. 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
Books I’m reading and planning to read
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
Rejection by Meagan Bridges. A woman is rejected by several boyfriends and when two of her friends get married she feels desperate. However, she learns how to deal with what life has to offer. 4 stars
What are you reading this week?