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Hello you guys! I seem to have forgotten how to blog with everything going on around here. I'm sure I'm not the only one. Hope you all are coping okay?

Last week Things finally got to some semblance of a routine this week and I've been finally feeling better and in charge of my emotional faculties. I've taken over one of the upstairs bedrooms and set it up as my office-cum-homeschool room. In other words, the room is a big mess, but both my daughter and I are able to navigate the room fine as everything in the room has a meaning in our own brains. We're both very organized that way. I've been using a sit-stand desk for my work laptop and I'm a little glad that I got to try this system finally. When I'm not working, I'm helping the girl with her letters, numbers, or fun activities. Trust me, this is difficult but we worked through the system this week, and think we have it under control. My father-in-law watches my son during the day as the little ma…

It's Monday! What are you reading? -- Feb 08, 2010

It's Monday! What are you reading this week?
This is a weekly event initially hosted by J. Kaye at J. Kaye's Book Blog, now by Sheila @ One Persons Journey through a world of Books, to celebrate what you are reading for the week as well as books completed the previous week.

Books completed last week
- Rainwater by Sandra Brown (To be reviewed this week)
- City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare (To be reviewed this week)

Books reviewed from the week before
- City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
- Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan

I am currently reading

The Chopin ManuscriptThe Chopin Manuscript by Jeffery Deaver (Audio book): Not much progress on this one yet! I hope to complete it this week!


RainwaterThe Help by Kathryn Stockett: One of the must-reads of 2010 finally in my hands!! I had been waiting for this book from last October, so it definitely feels good to finally be able to read it. So far, I am just a few pages in, but it's pretty engrossing!




My reading plans for the next week

RainwaterThe 13th Hour by Richard Doetsch: This thriller is told in reverse! The protagonist goes back in one hour increments to prevent a crime. The synopsis of this book is very interesting, and I had been on-hold for this one since it released in December.



Not my DaughterPrecious / Push by Sapphire: This is another book I've been itching to read for some time. Only 192 pages. So I'll be hoping to read this one also this week!


Comments

Cat said…
I loved the Help so I do hope you enjoy it too.

Happy reading!
Introverted Jen said…
The 13th Hour is on my list. It sounds intriguing. Enjoy your books!
bermudaonion said…
I can't wait to see what you think of Push/Precious. Stay warm!
Ruth Schaller said…
Nice list of books!

Here's mine this week: http://ruthiesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2010/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading_08.html

Hope you have a great reading week! :D
Zia said…
The 13th Hour sounds interesting and I loved the Mortal Instruments series!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Interesting dramatic week ahead :)
Hannah said…
the Mortal Instruments series was probably my favorite series read from last year. Hope you enjoyed them as much as I did.

The 13th Hour is intriguing. I think I might just have to read it.
Tracy said…
Those books sound interesting. Have a great week
Jennifer said…
Great week and line-up. I have no idea how I missed Deaver's The Chopin Manuscript, I shall be adding it to my list. Happy reading and I look forward to the reviews. My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/02/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-8.html
I need to get into the "City Of's"... my friend in my book club is reading them and loving them!
Kristen said…
I'm about to pick up The Help too as it's my book club read for the month. Happy reading this week.
Michelle said…
I've got PUSH sitting on my shelf as part of a book challenge. Enjoy!
The1stdaughter said…
Great week last week and some good looking books this week. I loved City of Bones and the follow-ups, can't wait for the next in the series!
Alaine said…
I have The Help on audio and really want to listen to it. Can you believe I've never read The Hobbit, it's on my must read list!
Athira said…
Kathy, I hope to start Precious soon!

Zia, the Mortal Instruments series is definitely interesting!

Juju, I know.. ::wink::

Hannah, I definitely enjoyed the first two books and am now waiting to read the third.

Jennifer, hope you enjoy The Chopin Manuscript!

Sheila, I hope you read them too!

Kristen, waiting to see what you think of The Help!

Michelle, I'll wait to see what you think of Push.

The1stdaughter, I'm with you too! I enjoyed the Mortal Instruments series.

Alaine, you should read The Hobbit! It is so very entertaining!!

Cat, Jennifer G, Ruth, Tracy, thanks ! :)

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