Sunday, December 19, 2010

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

I'm officially on holidays as of Friday night for two weeks.  It has been quite a busy few weeks at work in December and with all of the snow we've been lambasted with in this part of Ontario, it's also been quite a challenge getting around.  I'm actually really grateful for the first time in my life to have gotten my Christmas shopping finished early as the malls are now super crazy as the snow pretty much confined people for quite a few days.  And you'd think being on holidays I'd have time to catch up on my reading, think again!  I spent all of yesterday going through boxes I haven't opened since I moved here over five years ago.  You wouldn't believe what I found!  I'm having a big garage sale next summer.

Next week I'm off to my parents and my in-laws for a few days to make the Christmas visiting rounds and I am praying there are no more flurries for quite a while so we can make it there and back safely.  I am looking forward to our annual Boxing Day Bash with our friends.  We all get together for some holiday fun, play road hockey, laugh, cheer, eat gumbo, and just have a great time.  As we all live so far apart, it's so great to see dear friends again on this day.

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a great weekly meme hosted by Book Journey where we reflect on books we have read, those we are currently reading, and those we really need to attack.  It's a way to socialize with other book bloggers, see who is reading what, and maybe win a prize, too!

I really did not do too well on the reading side as I've been busy attending children's Christmas parties and adult ones too.  It was also my daughter's birthday yesterday, so we had fun celebrating that (and the removal of her car seat was the highlight of the day).  I don't know who was more excited over that one, her or me!!!

What I Managed to Read This Week:

Indulgence in Death by J.D. Robb - Review to be posted soon.

Currently Reading:

Nightshade by Andrea Cremer

By Fire, By Water by Mitchell James Kaplan

Midnight Fugue by Reginald Hill

What's Next:

The Templar's Code by C.M. Palov

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Hopefully you had a better reading week than I did!  Happy reading everyone!


  1. I did so enjoy By Fire, By Water I hope you do too. I am also on Christmas break. :) Have a wonderful week reading, being with friends and family and a Merry Christmas!
    My Monday is here:

  2. I can't wait to see what you think of Vampire Academy been wanting and putting off I have no Idea why this series.

    What I'm Reading

  3. Nightshade should be goood! You should read Vampire Academy its sooo goood! :D I'm a new follower and have posted about you as a part of a challenge here. I hope you don't mind! :D

    My what am I reading post

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  5. Aleetha said... 4
    Vampire Academy, is that the first book or you read the Last Sacrifice?
    I also have the copy of first and second. We are waiting the third to be translated

    Happy reading

    my It's Monday! What are you reading?

  6. Wish I had done my shopping early, but alas I am a procrastinator and ended up doing this week. Thankfully all that is left are a few gift cards and all the wrapping ugh! Hope you have a wonderful week and a very Merry Christmas!

  7. I am off to check out The Templar's Code by C.M. Palov ..

    Happy reading this week..


  8. I wish I had two weeks off! OOH! Enjoy that! :) I have to finish By Fire, By Water.

    have a super week - enjoy your time off!

  9. That Rachel Mead series has been on my list for awhile, I need to get to it!

    Hope you have a great time off and a fantastic time with your friends and family :)

  10. Loks like you've got some fun books coming up! Happy reading. My post is up at The Crowded Leaf.

  11. Have a great holiday break and enjoy the festivities. I've heard good things about Nightshade and By Fire, By Water ... both are on my wishlist. The Vampire Academy series is a favourite of mine. Happy reading :)

  12. Not much reading and blogging time around here lately, either. 'Tis the season!

    Enjoy the holiday visits with your family!