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Sunday, 23 June 2013

It's Monday! What Are You Reading ? 24.6.13


It's Monday!  What Are You Reading?
Sharing with fellow Book Journey readers and bloggers for another week..

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Reading a kindle release of a YA series by Judy Baer from MN
Live! from Brentwood High
                                       A very thorough coverage of each topic the students of an innovative media class decide to cover 
- in print or  tv - 
via live interviews in their school and community.
I have read the first 3 this weekend - topics covered 
students training for emergency medical teams in rural areas,
violence in schools and community,
sexual harassment.
Great concept for  a highschool class and
for a book series!
A lot of humour as I got to know 
each of the creatively personalized characters  .
Risky Assignment reviewed
Price of Silence reviewed
Double Danger reviewed
[click title to link directly to review]
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[ sorry - my internet is so ridiculously slow I can't add the other 2 !]
[Finally !- Got up early and able to add them ;)]
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Another novel I'm working through for a July book tour -
Canadian author, Patricia Sands' novel Promise of Provence.


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"Be prepared to fall in love with Provence! This is a story that will draw you in with its vibrancy in setting and characters. A must read for any woman with a desire for romance and travel." 
-  Steena Holmes

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Pretty sure I'll be finishing that on Tuesday's flight - 2 1/2 hours of airborne reading time!
Looking forward to that getaway...
Of course, another 2 1/2 hours for the return - not sure what my reading will be then !

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Next week's Monday is Canada's Birthday !! whoohoo !


which also marks the beginning of the Newest Annual Canadian Reading Challenge
for everyone interested in reading Canadian authors 
[such as LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables fame]
[Margaret Laurence - Stone Angel or Murray Pura - Danforths of Lancashire series]
Books featuring Canadian locations, people, characters, etc in any genre.
Stop by to say 'hi' to John who hosts this year long annual event . 
He'll fill you in on the deets at his blog Book Mine Set.
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I look forward to finding your reviews listed in the monthly link list!
and in the comments.  Great way to broaden your reading and get to know new authors...
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Have a fabulous week of reading in some sunshine if you can =)
I'm off for the week and will have to catch up with you after that - 
Thank you for understanding why I'm not popping by to comment on your awesome reads!!
[I'm off to meet the new man in my life =) baby grandson!]
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6 comments:

Jennifer @ The Relentless Reader said...

Happy Birthday Canada :) America's big day is coming soon as well. It's my favorite holiday!

Have a great week and enjoy all of your reads :)

Julie @ Smiling Shelves said...

The Promise of Provence looks really good. Just the sort of book I like!

Bettina Grissen said...

The promise of Provence looks really good, I hope you enjoy it.
BTW I love your quote by GK Chesterton, so very true!

Have a great week & kind regards,

Nise' said...

Congratulations on your new Grandson!

Marie Burton said...

Good luck on your flights, hope you get some good reading in! Here's my memes post today!

Elizabeth said...

ENJOY your week.

Elizabeth
Silver's Reviews
My It's Monday, What Are You Reading

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