Monday, July 23, 2012
Currently Reading 7/23/12
Begun first by Sheila from Book Jorney and the kidlit version started by the ladies at Teach Mentor Texts.
Well, I finished 2 of my loose, baggy monsters last week.
Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry. LOVED it. It's about as perfect as at teen zombie novel can get. Not sure I want to read the sequel, though, as I felt this ending was conpletely satisfying (plus I really don't want to experience the deaths of any of my favorite characters!) This was my selection for the library's teen book club this week. All the teens adored and and thought that Tom was the epitome of awesomeness.
Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver. I really liked Delirium, but I thought Pandemonium was even better. I couldn't wait find out what happened. Can't wait til the final book in the trilogy comes out next March! Also, these are fabulous audiobooks. I love the narrator, she puts so much emotion in her voice which seems appropriate for these books.
Currently reading even more loose, baggy monsters (gee, I SO need to find me some short books)
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Reread. I didn't care for it the first time, so I'm eager to see if it improves upon reread. My selection for this week's teen book group. On page 66.
Red Glove by Holly Black. Audiobook. Liked the first book in the trilogy quite a bit and have been waiting for ages for my library to get the audiobooks so I could see what all the fuss is about. It is a very good audiobook so far. On page 25.
The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman. This one is just barely interesting enough for me not to put down. I do want to know what happens, but I don't really want to put in all the work to get there. On page 282.
The FitzOsbornes at War by Michelle Cooper. I love the Montmaray books and this one is no exception. Sophie's voice is just so strong. On page 95.
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth. I like this one, and fully expect it to be named to the Morris list this year, but I simply cannot seem to find the time to finish it. Going to try to do that this week. On page 100.
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan. This is my first encounter with Sarah Rees Brennan and I love her writing, especially her dialogue, but, unfortunately, this is the book I read for breaks at work and breaks at work have been hard to come by lately. It's downloaded onto my computer, so I can't really take it home. I am determined to finish it somehow, though! On page 220.
I *really* want to finish at least 3 of the books I'm currently reading this week before I start any others. If I have time, I will try to begin
The White Darkness by Gerladine McCaughrean.
What are you reading this week? Check later for my #poemaday!