It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

It's Victoria Day here so it's a holiday Monday and there is no school and everybody is home.  The weather is fantastic so very shortly we'll be heading outside and not coming home until the sun goes down!  And I will definitely be taking a book with me.  Now that the weather is nice, I'm going to have to head out to the balcony and get it all fixed up to be my summer reading spot.  

Last week was the Bout of Books read-a-thon.  It wasn't my best read-a-thon (I think I say that about every one I participate in) but I got some good reading done.

What I Read Last Week
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is an interesting look at race and the immigrant experience in America and will for sure be one of the best books I read this year.  It Happened At the Fair by Deeanne Gist is a historical romance novel set at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair.

What I'm Reading Now
The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook takes place in the British Occupied Zone of Hamburg Germany in 1946 and is about a British Colonel and his family who rather than displace a German family from their home, decide to live in it together.

What I Plan to Read Next
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra takes place in a village in Chechnya where a doctor risks her life to save a young girl whose father has been abducted by Russian soldiers.  Studio Saint-Ex by Ania Szado is the story of Antoine de Saint-ExupĂ©ry when he wrote The Little Prince and the love triangle he was involved in.

What Are You Reading This Week?


  1. It Happened at the Fair sounds really interesting...I'll be anxious to read your thoughts on it when you finish reading it!

    Have a great week!
    ~Kristin @ Always With a Book

  2. I've enjoyed Deanne Gist's books. I should try this one. I'm reading The Host by Stephenie Meyer.

  3. Constellation...whew. I hope you like it half as much as I did! It's one powerful book and I can't stop thinking about it.


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