2015 Reading Challenge {Week Four}


Happy Reading Challenge Check In Day, everyone!  Tuesday might now be my most favorite day of the week because I love sharing all of my books with you.  I finished up Gail Carriger’s Etiquette and Espionage last Friday, and despite my initial meh reaction, I did end up enjoying the story.  Did I enjoy it enough to pick up the next book in the series?  Ehhhhhhhh.  I’m thinking about it.  🙂  BUT, it was a fun, fast paced story, with a strong and young female lead.  This is definitely a book I will recommend to my teenage patrons at the library. 

Not only do I post my reading check in here, but I also do a Tuesday check in with my mom group on Facebook.  It was during one of those check ins that I was told about Anne Bishop’s Daughter of the Blood in the Black Jewels trilogy.

{You probably can’t tell, but there is snow outside.  This is me being clever and showing you what I’m doing on this snowy day.}

This book is… interesting.  I love Fantasy and Science Fiction, but this book is dark and the characters are so majorly flawed it hurts… and yet I CANNOT put it down.  Go figure.  I haven’t decided where I’m going to put this book on my list of 50 yet. {Maybe trilogy? Maybe magic?}  I’ll figure it out after I finish.

IMG_0454Lastly, I started a book club with some coworkers and we had our very first meeting this past Sunday night at IKEA. It was fabulous.  Great discussion, Swedish meatballs, and some new books in my “to read” queue.  Curious what we talked about in our meeting?  Here’s a list of the books, authors, and series that were mentioned:

– I Work in a Public Library
– Twilight/50 Shades
– His Fair Assassin Trilogy
– Fever series
– JR Ward
– And Then There were None (not 100 years old)
– Shadowlands series (?)
– Cruel Beauty
– a Rumpelstiltskin book that has yet to be published
– Etiquette and Espionage
– Vampire Academy/Bloodlines
– Poison Study/ Study trilogy

What did you read this past week?  Leave me a comment and tell me all about it.

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