Monday, April 21, 2014

It's Monday! What are You Reading? 4-21

It's Monday! What are You Reading? is a meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

Happy (Belated) Easter !

Work has gotten completely overwhelming so I haven't been up to much reading for fun the past couple of weeks.

I only got a couple of reviews up last week
 Currently I am working on (ooh - not a good phrase but that is rather what it feels like) three books ...  

I plan to finish Packing for Mars this week. I have to admit that I have been rather stalled on this book - thinking too much about the nitty-gritty of the early space program is rather depressing me, since I used to dream of being an astronaut.

 I have also joined 2014 Classic YA/MG Challenge so I am re-reading Anne of Green Gables.  I am getting to one of the bits that is really sad, so I have stalled here too - but I need to finish the book for the April 25th discussion. 

Finally - I have been reading No Place for a Lady about women explorers/travelers in the 1800's - "those ladies who will travel where they have no business to travel, who will wear costumes which they have no business (in those latitudes) to wear; who will go 'unprotected;' who will choose their dragoman by physiognomy, as romance suggests, and not by advice of friends, as common sense would dictate." pg 7-8.

You can see a bit of the book in A peak into No Place for a Lady and my Wondrous Words Wednesday 11 post last week.

On the environmental front we have ...


  1. An interesting selection, I hope you enjoy them all.

    Have a great reading week!
    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  2. I love Anne of Green Gables, I haven't reread it in a long time. I will have to check out that challenge! Hope you finish your "working on" books this week. :)

    The Monster Report

  3. Interesting assortment of books. I hope they are less like work this week. Come see what I read last week. Happy reading!

  4. No Place for a Lady sounds interesting -- love the quote!


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