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Sunday, 4 August 2013

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 5.8.13

First Monday in August ~
Already the 5th of this month!

Yes, I've been reading - especially with the several current August reading challenges
[always extra motivation for me.]
Plus the fact that today's garden walk with my mom 

turned into rainshowers, so... 
I scurried home listening to this 
British narrator, Jane Lapotaire, bringing the story of the
Bennets, Bingleys and Jane Austen's imagination to life ~
Hopped into this
and relaxed into the world of George and Emma,
Donwell Abbey and Hartfield..!
Continuing my Austen in August reading via
Adam's Austen in August Challenge...
Yesterday I completed 
Presenting Darcy's perspective of reflections upon meeting the delectable Elizabeth Bennet and her not so delectable family !
An Assembly Such As This
Three Austen reads to date, also counting toward Nancy Kelley's
August TBR Catchup Challenge
for all those "Reading for Review" ereads lining up,
I'm joining ARC AUGUST for reading motivation!

I know several release in August and one is due for a 
book tour in 2 weeks, so this will definitely help ...
Thanks, Octavia ;)
Looking ahead...

The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 19th and runs through Sunday, August 25th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 8.0 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. - From the Bout of Books team
Joining in?  3rd time, I am!
Look for the upcoming events - always FuN!
That's my update for Sheila's 199th Book Journey 
weekly reading report at

HapPy Reading Everyone !

Shared with Adam at Austen in August master post
Bev at her Pink Saturday
Ramona's Inspire Me Monday
 at Nancy Kelley Writes
at Octavia's Read Sleep Repeat
 at Bout of Books
at Katie's 100th! Thursday Fave Things


Tanya @ Mom's Small Victories said...

So many great bookish events in August, I forgot about Austen in August! Hope you enjoy your Austen reads. Here's my Monday recap and hope you'll stop by.

Vicki said...

I have a few Austen books but still haven't read them.
Here's My Post

Nise' said...

What a lovely place to lay back and read! I enjoyed Pamela Aiden's books.

Elizabeth said...

Love your bedding. ENJOY your week.

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

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Yes, and what a lovely reading report it was. Thank you. Love the illustrations.

Greg said...

Very nice! Looks very relaxing... some good reading there!

Lindsey said...

What a lovely way to spend a rainy day! I hope you enjoy all of your Austen in August reads. :)

Vicki said...

Thanks for letting me know about Austen In August! I've joined and can't wait to read my first Austen book!

Anonymous said...

Wonderful books. I am participating in Austen in August and started reading Emma yesterday. Enjoy!

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

Thanks for every good wish!
You're def inspiriting me in reading-
& totally pleased to have those of you joining me for Austen in August!

Martha's Favorites said...

Jane Austen is my favorite of all time. What a wonderful read. Have a great week. Blessings, Martha

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Pride and Prejudice is one of my favorites...the old movie, too! I'm reading like crazy this summer, too! I'll add your titles to books I want to read! Hugs!

Katherines Corner said...

I wish we had some rain this is a great way to send the day. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things blog hop xo

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