Sunday, April 8, 2012

It's Monday


It's Monday, What are you Reading is a fun weekly meme hosted by Sheila from Book Journey, where we share what we have read, are reading and what we hope to read.

I don't know about you, but I love sharing the books I am reading, so this is a great way for me to do just that!

This past week for me:


 I'm so excited... I am just about done with "IT" by Stephen King.  I will be doing a blog post about it for the  Stephen King Challenge later on in the week.  As I said before, I had forgotten how  much I love Stephen King.   As soon as I'm done with this post, I'm off to finish up this book.




I finished  "Explosive Eighteen" by Janet Evonovich.  Loved it.  But I love the Stephanie Plumb series anyway.  It's just an easy, fun, quick read.



And I just started  "A  Grown Up Kind of  Pretty" on audio.  I am  love, Love, LOVING it.



Goodreads says:
A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY is a powerful saga of three generations of women, plagued by hardships and torn by a devastating secret, yet inextricably joined by the bonds of family. Fifteen-year-old Mosey Slocumb-spirited, sassy, and on the cusp of womanhood-is shaken when a small grave is unearthed in the backyard, and determined to figure out why it's there. Liza, her stroke-ravaged mother, is haunted by choices she made as a teenager. But it is Jenny, Mosey's strong and big-hearted grandmother, whose maternal love braids together the strands of the women's shared past--and who will stop at nothing to defend their future.

That's it for me this past week.  Now...I'm off to finish IT.
What are YOU reading?

12 comments:

Pamela said...

Great books! A grown up kind of pretty sounds interesting. :)

Wendy Sice said...

I don't think I'd be able to read It- too scary! But A Grown Up Kind of Pretty looks and sounds good! xx

Pierce said...

Good books. I have so many stacked up here. I am in the middle of The Untied States of Arugula and started Waiting (a restaurant book).

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

The Joshilyn Jackson is on my wish list. Hope you enjoy your week.

Love the quote in your header, which is tempting, by the way!

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Pocketful of Books said...

Ooo good picks! Look forward to your review of 'It'- I haven't read much Stephen King (shamefully!)

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bermudaonion said...

I loved 11/22/63 so I've been toying with trying another of King's books. I think A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty is Jackson's best book!

The Brunette Librarian said...

The Joshilyn Jackson book looks incredibly cute! Enjoy!!

Happy reading this week :)

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Lindsey said...

I still haven't read any Stephen King. I am on the waiting list for 11/22/63, but it's going to be a long time until it's my turn! I am not much for scary stories, although I think he's one of those authors I need to read sooner or later.
Happy Reading!

Beth said...

I'm listening to A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty, too! I've "read" all her books on audio, and I can't imagine missing out on her great voice and narration which adds so much to the experience. Glad to hear you're loving it as well!

Kristin said...

I have A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty on my tbr list - and have been thinking about getting it on audio. Glad you are enjoying it.

Hope you have a great week!
Kristin @ Always With a Book

MarthaE said...

Ho! I remember watching IT with our kids when they were teens. Scary!
I'm still only on #4 of Plum... maybe I'll get back to the series someday.
Enjoy your week. :-)

BookJunkieMom said...

A Grown Up Kind of Pretty looks good.

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