Book Blog Memes

It’s Monday, May 4, 2015. What Are You Reading?

Happy May everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend and got some ample reading time in.

I’m still working on Life After Life, and although it’s not grabbing me like I hoped it would, I’ve had a really wonderful reading streak that I hope continues. I’m also excited for May’s new releases and posted ten that I’m hoping my library will have on the shelves. You can see the list here.

23128320[1] 23602562[1] 17166000[1]

I received two ARCs for May that I am excited to start, The Shore by Sara Taylor and Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. Have you read any of The Best American Essays collections? They are not a series like you would think, but every year a collection is published and the series editor chooses 100 and then the guest editor narrows it down to 25. The 2013 collection was chosen by Cheryl Strayed, so I have been reading an essay or two every day this past weekend. Highly recommend you pick up a collection if you like essays. They also do a short story collection every year! But…of course, with having them planned out for my week the library did this to me:


All. AT. ONCE. I will probably have to return some of these beauties, but which?!

So, that’s the plan for the week. Much to get through, so I better go and get started!

What are you reading this week?


11 thoughts on “It’s Monday, May 4, 2015. What Are You Reading?

  1. Oh, that last Haruf is going to be so bittersweet. I’ve heard quite a bit about The Shore as well, so will look forward to your thoughts. I read How to Start a Fire over the weekend and loved it so hard. Fantastic stuff.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s