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Monday, June 16, 2014

It's Monday

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It's been a couple of weeks, I'm not sure what happened there.

Anyway. I finished One Hundred Years of Solitude, and it remains as devastating as ever.

I also embarked on another graphic novel, and read the first part of Y: The Last Man. I liked it a lot, but I'm going to dig deeper into it before I go any further than "like."

I finally picked up Shirley Jackson, and read We Have Always Lived in the Castle, which is a creepy little novel.

I finished Dog Will Have His Day, which is .... odd. Interesting, but kind of odd. However, that might have been the translation, I'm not sure.

I'm still reading Wool, and The City & The City. I got Mr Mercedes by Stephen King for my birthday last week, and I'm half way through that.

That's ... a lot of dudes. Next up, to balance the universe, a lot of ladies.

What are you reading?

11 comments:

Ellen Zacarias said...

Having studied Spanish literature as my secondary language requirement for my lit degree, I've heard a LOT about One Hundred Years of Solitude. Maybe I can read it in English since the Spanish might be too intimidating for me to start!

Good to meet someone who enjoys reading comics too. :) I've only dipped my toes into comics so far.

Happy belated birthday! :)

Ellen @ Glamorous Book Lounge

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

You've got a lot of interesting reads in your bullpen. Hope they turn out to be all you hope.

Here's my It's Monday!

Kathy Martin said...

Looks like you have been reading a number of odd books. I hope you like the ones on the stack for this week. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

Quixotic Magpie said...

Buying Mr. Mercedes is on my to-do list today! :)

I have read a little Shirley Jackson before, but never We Have Always Lived in the Castle. Which does sound super creepy!!

Natalie Hearts Books said...

A lot of these books are in my TBR. I am most looking forward to reading Y: The Last Man.

Have a great week.

Natalie @ Natalie Hearts Books

Maree said...

Ellen: You should give it a go, I love it! :-)

Deb: Me too - lol :D

Kathy: I"m a very eclectic reader, always :-)

Magpie: It's a short book but very shivery. I hope you enjoy Mr Mercedes :D

Natalie: I'm going to get volume 2 out of the library soon, I have high hopes :-)

Anette said...

What a busy week you've had! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog, all the best from Anette :)

Jenny @ Reading the End said...

Aw, did you like the Shirley Jackson? I adore her, but I couldn't tell whether "creepy little book" was in this case a compliment or not. :p

Maree said...

Anette: It was pretty productive yes!

Jenny: I did! Creepy is always a good thing for me :-)

Jodie said...

I think I'm intimidated by this The City and The City re-read. I need to get going again and remember that this book is fun as well as super smart.

Maree said...

Jodie: Me too. I did start it but then I started reading everything else BUT that.