It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Right now, I am currently reading The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt on my Kindle.

I am also attempting to read some of the books I started within the past year but never finished, because I was distracted by certain events.


I was away from book blogging for awhile because the past few months have indeed been very busy. Someone I knew was getting married so I attended an engagement party/“surprise” bridal shower /and posh wedding.

I also knew two different people who died on the same day. So there were wakes/viewings/and funerals to attend.

My husband and I spent some time in Pennsylvania visiting my step-daughter and her husband.

I also have been writing a book that I hope to upload on Kindle during the next year, and I am writing essays and querying magazine article ideas.

I am frantically writing some book reviews.

Of course, I am also preparing for Christmas.

I visited a book sale yesterday and these are some of the books I scored (you can see them in the top photo):

  • The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
  • Consequences by Penelope Lively
  • The Man in the White Sharkskin Suit by Lucette Lagnado
  • Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
  • Winter Bloom by Tara Heavey
  • The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

I’m looking forward to reading all of them!

This post is in response to It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a book meme posted on Sheila’s Book Journey.

R.I.P. Nelson Mandela : (

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  1. You have been busy haven't you. It's good that you're still finding time for your reading.

    Book sales always kill me. I never have the time to read all the books i bring in. =)

  2. The Goldfinch is popular right now. I want to read Winter Gloom, well all by Kristin H actually. Sorry for your losses, sounds like a sweet sour few months.

  3. Oh my goodness, you've had a lot going on!

    I love, love, love Alice Hoffman. Can't wait to hear your thoughts on the Dovekeepers! (I haven't read it yet)

    Indeed. Nelson Mandela's death… just 🙁 He was an inspiration.