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This fabulous weekly recap is hosted by Shelia of One Persons Journey Through a World of Books and the kidlit version is hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts. Each week we recap what we’ve read and look at what’s coming up this week. If you’re interested head over to Shelia’s site as well as Jen’s and get involved! It’s a blast and I may even stop by to see what you’re up to!

Here’s what we’ve been up to this week:

This week was a much better week than the previous week in terms of basic insanity, so it was a great week…right? Other than that, not much going on around here. Do make sure you don’t miss my wrap-up post about meeting Patrick Ness, and be prepared to see me in all my bookish nerdiness. Other than that, just looking forward to finally hearing who the lucky folks are that are picked for the Independent Book Blogger Awards and hoping that the general feel of the community turns back to what I love after this week’s drama. πŸ˜‰

Reviewed (Just click on the title to see the Review!):

My wrap-up of the LA Times Festival of Books! (Including meeting Patrick Ness!)
Book Blast for Pretty Crooked By Elisa Ludwig
Robot Picture Books To Be Smitten With!

The Year of the Picture Book Posts:
Hippopposites By Janik Coat
This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen

What’s up for the week to come:


The Turkeybird and Littlebug are Reading/Reviewing:

So, what are you reading this week? Have any suggestions I should add to my reading pile?

24 Responses to It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

  1. Pussreboots says:

    My daughter ADORES Plant a Kiss. My favorite read this week was The Fifteenth Pelican by Tere Rios Please come see what else I’m reading.

  2. Teddyree says:

    Sounds like a full on week! The Immortal Rules is doing the rounds. I’m hoping to get to Patrick Ness’ Chaos Walking series & A Monster Calls soon.
    Have a great week & happy reading πŸ™‚

  3. How exciting to get to meet Patrick Ness! I loved A Monster Calls and hope to read The Chaos Walking triolgy soon too. Hope you enjoy all your books this week πŸ™‚

  4. Storybound, Jake and Lilly – I really need to read more MG… the books look wonderful!

  5. Isn’t Stay Close to Mom adorable? <3 that story!

  6. Tara says:

    Thank you for sharing the interview with Patrick Ness…now I want to read his book more than ever!

  7. Oh, we love Boy + Bot at our house too. I might check for Jake and Lilly, I am a fan of Jerry Spinelli, of course. I will look forward to reading your review on that one. And, Stay Close to Mama looks adorable.

  8. Dollycas says:

    The book blog drama has been crazy.

    I now have a second grandchild to buy books for. Natalie was born last week. I will be stopping by often for book ideas. I need to get Just Because You Are Mine. I almost bought it in the hospital gift shop last week!

    Have a great week!!

    • Oh my! It really has been crazy!

      Congratulations on the new grand baby! How exciting!!!! And yay! For more children’s books. You can’t go wrong there. πŸ˜‰

  9. Amen on hoping for less drama πŸ˜‰

  10. Allison says:

    Oooh, great selection this week!!

  11. Maria says:

    We read Boy + Bot at our house this week, after seeing numerous recommendations. Glad to have fount it, it was a hit all around!

  12. Kellee Moye says:

    I love Plant a Kiss- such a great message! Same with A Monster Calls although in a whole different way. Btw, still way jealous about the Patrick Ness thing.

    Happy reading this week!

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