It's Monday! What are you reading?

It's Monday, what are you reading? is now hosted by Sheila at Book Journey. It is a chance for us to share with other book bloggers what we have just finished reading, what we are currently reading and what we are reading next.

Just finished

Drop by tomorrow morning for my review of We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver.

I recently finished an Australian crime novel entitled An Iron Rose by Peter Temple, an author who recently won The Miles Franklin Literary Award. Have a read of my review if you get the chance, it was a great book.

I also finally finished the ebook I was reading, Flatland by Edwin Abbott Abbott (thank goodness!) and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornett's Nest by Stieg Larsson. I will have reviews of these two books soon I hope.

Currently Reading

I am currently reading a very new Australian debut novel by author Tess Evans, entitled The Book of Lost Threads. I only started it this morning so I don't have an opinion of it yet.

I am also reading Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka when I get a chance, and I started Therese Raquin on ebook, so it will take me awhile to get through that.

Up Next

No idea t this stage. I did recently purchase The Passage by Justin Cronin, thought I might fit that in before all the hype takes off. I also want to read The Brief and Wondrous life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz with is another new addition to my bookshelf.... but who knows!


  1. Sounds like you're reading some great books! I'm looking forward to the reviews once you get the chance to finish them. Enjoy!

  2. I've heard great things about The Passage...I'm sure I'll get around to reading it eventually! :)

  3. I'm looking forward to your reviews on Flatland and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornett's Nest.

    I bookmarked Flatland for reading but still haven't gotten round to it. :-)

  4. Great reading week! Looking forward to your review of the Shriver book....

  5. I am woking my way toward The Girl Who Kicked the Horonet's nest. Really enjoyed The Girld with The Dragon Tattoo, and need to start the next one. Hope you have a great week and I look forward to your review of Larrson's new one.

  6. I stalled out on Oscar Wao, but I'm hoping a break from it is all that I need.

    Happy reading!

  7. I might try Iron Rose on your recommendation.

    I just can't love the Stieg Larsson ones...

    Here's mine --

  8. I'm looking forward to your review of We Need to Talk About Kevin -- I just picked it up and I'm hoping to convince my book group to select it for our next read.

    I'm in a classics book group as well and we will be reading The Metamorphosis later this year -- let us know how you like it.

    Have a great week.

  9. You have some interesting books there...I keep meaning to check on Stieg Larsson's work.

    Here's my Monday:

  10. Your reading week sounds wonderful, so many great books and ones to look forward to!

  11. Oh dont let me forget to pop in tomorrow and see your review of We Need To Talk About Kevin - also very interested in your thoughts on The Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest

  12. Wow, great choices of books! Happy reading!

  13. You are so brave with Metamorphosis. I think that I tried it once and it is still sitting on the shelf.

  14. You have a wonderful line-up this week. I look forward to your reviews next week. Happy reading. My Monday:

  15. Thanks for dropping by. For everyone who said that they were interested in my review of We Need To Talk About Kevin, the review will be up later this morning.

    Flatland review will be on Thursday and the rest will either be on the weekend or next week.

    Hope you all have a great week


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