Every week, I say the same thing to myself: I can’t believe it’s Monday again!
But in a good way. Unlike the days when I went out of my home to work, Mondays are good. I like the feeling of accomplishment, when reviewing what I’ve done in the past week. And I love the clean slate of looking ahead to more exciting reads.
Mailbox Monday is hosted through October by Savvy Verse & Wit.
Sheila, at Book Journey, leads the It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? meme.
I received NO BOOKS in the mail. But I downloaded something for Sparky, my Kindle.
When She Woke, by Hillary Jordan, is a book I’ve been noticing, and considering my foray into more Margaret Atwood books, this continues that journey.
‘Hillary Jordan channels Nathaniel Hawthorne by way of Margaret Atwood in this fast-paced, dystopian thriller. Unputdownable’Valerie Martin, author of The Confessions of Edward Day‘Not only one of the best books of the year, but it’s everything the dystopian genre was made for . . . An instant classic for the 21st century’Publisher’s WeeklyPRAISE FOR HILLARY JORDAN:‘Hillary Jordan writes with the force of a Delta storm’Barbara Kingsolver‘Jordan’s tautly structured debut . . . confronts disturbing truths about America’s past with a directness and a freshness of approach that recalls Alice Walker’s The Color Purple.’The Times‘The winner of Barbara Kingsolver’s Bellwether Prize for a novel ‘promoting social responsibility,’ Hillary Jordan is happily a writer who puts her duty to entertain first’ The Independent…
WHAT ARE YOU READING?
It’s been a typical October week, with briskness in the air, a new reading corner for me that allows the breeze to drift over me, and a few great books.
Here’s what’s been happening on the blogs:
What’s Up Next?
1. Weekend Warriors, by Fern Michaels
2. Payback, by Fern Michaels
3. Olivia Joules and the Overactive Imagination, by Helen Fielding
4. Dumpster Dying, by Lesley A. Diehl
Still Reading: Janeology, by Karen Harrington
So that’s my week! Hope you’ll come on over and share yours.