It's Monday! What are You Reading? is a meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.
Finals week! EEK! Also Bout of Books 10.0 week. Double EEK!
I posted a review for The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.
I also participated in a couple of memes ...
Bout of Books 10.0 Goals List, such as it is. I think I need to alter it so that "Don't go bonkers" tops the goal list.
I started reading it while proctoring the test this morning and discovered the it makes the students nervous when you sit there snickering and trying really hard not to laugh out loud while they are being tortured by an exam. In my defense, I did get myself under control :-) but I forgot how much I liked this book. Snicker!
Here is the start of the book (you have to read it if you want to know why Meg is doing this :-) ...
When the doorbell rang, I stumbled to the still-dark window and poured a bucket of water where the front porch roof would have been if it hadn't blow away in a thunderstorm two weeks ago.
"Aarrgggg!" screamed our visitor. A male voice for a change.
Ignoring the curses from below, I poured another gallon jug of water into the bucket, added a scoop of ice cubes from the cooler, and stationed it by the window before crawling back into the sleeping bag.