Monday, August 8, 2011

It's Monday, What Are You Reading?

"Guess who's back (back, back)?
Back again ('gain, 'gain).
Gabe is back (back, back).
Tell a friend (friend, friend)."

That's right, boys and girls. I'm actually posting something. Please, please, hold your applause.

July was an insanely crappy month in which I barely did anything on this blog and ended up not meeting any of my challenge goals...at all. Here's hoping August is a *lot* better.

So, it's Monday and, for the first time in way too long, that means it's time for "It's Monday! What Are You Reading?," hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. I can once again tell you all what I've been reading, what I am reading, and what I will be reading.

What I Read Last Week:

-On a Pale Horse by Piers Anthony (review posted tomorrow)

What I'm Reading Now:

-Failed States by Noam Chomsky
-Dark Road to Darjeeling by Deanna Raybourn

What I'm Reading This Week:

-Perelandra by C.S. Lewis
-Where do Comedians Go When They Die?: Journeys of a Stand-Up by Milton Jones
-Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
-Bossypants by Tina Fey

If I get a chance to work on my blog tomorrow (meaning: if I get a chance to get to the library), I'll be updating some stuff that hasn't been updated in several weeks...if not longer.

Look for my review of On a Pale Horse tomorrow!

-Gabe

9 comments:

  1. Welcome back Gabriel!! Pale horse, is that the novel with the Zane character. Death, satan, evil, incarnation, etc...is it part of a series? I think I recall hearing a librarian discussing this book at a book club. can't wait to read your review. again WELCOME BACK.

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  2. Thanks! Yes, that is the very book I'm talking about. I just finished my review and it's scheduled to be posted at 8 AM tomorrow.

    It's good to be back. :)

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  3. Welcome back! Failed States was quite good. Enjoy your books and your week.
    My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/08/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-51.html

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  4. I hope you have a fantastic August. I like Dark Road to Darjeeling. I just got the next installment in the series.

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  5. Welcome back! Bossypants was a great book, so was Incarceron. Have a fun blog-filled week!

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  6. Yay, welcome back! Great selection of books. I have always wondered about the Peirs Anthony books ever since I got into sci fi and fantasy so I look forward to your review.

    Guess who finally bought a Deanna Raybourn book? Bossypants looks good.

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  7. Welcome back. I've been so busy having fun with my kids and doing homework, that I've hardly taken any time to read. Come see what I did finish and why I'll be reading even less this week!

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  8. Welcome back! Looking forward to upcoming reviews!

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  9. Jennifer: Thanks, you too! I'm enjoying Failed States but I'm taking it slow as it's for a research project I'm currently engaged in. I may or may not review it; I'm not sure.

    Nise': I finally grabbed a copy of The Dark Enquiry. Deanna Raybourn has become my favorite female contemporary writer.

    Booking It: Thanks! It feels so nice to be back again. The last several weeks have been so hectic but now that my work schedule has changed, I should have more of an opportunity to read/blog.

    Karen: Thanks! I've only read the one Piers Anthony book. I've heard that his work sort of fell off and became routine and predictable after a while, but I loved On a Pale Horse. Also, I hope you love Deanna Raybourn. She's such an amazing author and my goal is to get everyone addicted to her novels. :)

    pussreboots: It's good to be back. I know exactly how you feel. My last few weeks have been so much busier than I had expected them to be. I saw that you read That Day in September. I'll be reviewing Van Why's book as well. I'm looking forward to it.

    Jo: Thanks! And thanks for all of the great suggestions. :)

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