Monday, March 11, 2013

It's Monday- What Are You Reading?

It's Monday- What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Book Journey. This is a great way to find out about wonderful books you may not have known about! What a great way to add to your TBR list!

This week I am still reading:

Wild Things by Clay Carmichael

a novel for ages 9 & up

From Amazon:
Stubborn, self-reliant eleven-year-old Zoe, recently orphaned, is forced to move to the country to live with her strange and bad-tempered uncle. In this moving coming-of-age novel, an ALA Notable Children's Book and Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book of the Year, Zoe and her uncle learn about love, trust and the strength of family ties.

I am also reading:
The Cutting Season
by: Attica Locke

From Amazon:
Attica Locke’s breathtaking debut novel, Black Water Rising, won 

resounding acclaim from major publications coast-to-coast and from respected crime fiction masters like James Ellroy and George Pelecanos, earning this exciting new author comparisons to Dennis Lehane, Scott Turow, and Walter Mosley. Locke returns with The Cutting Season, a second novel easily as gripping and powerful as her first—a heart-pounding thriller that interweaves two murder mysteries, one on Belle Vie, a historic landmark in the middle of Lousiana’s Sugar Cane country, and one involving a slave gone missing more than one hundred years earlier. Black Water Rising was nominated for a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, an Edgar® Award, and an NAACP Image Award, and was short-listed for the Orange Prize in the U.K. The Cutting Season has been selected by bestselling author Dennis Lehane as the first pick for his new line of books at HarperCollins.

It's Monday- What Are You Reading?


  1. I read The Cutting Season and enjoyed it quite a lot. I hope you do too!

    Have a great week of reading :)

  2. Nice! These two are totally new to me but I hope you enjoy them both!

    Here's my Monday Wrapup

    Have a GREAT day!

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