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This week I have a new plan. Hee-hee! All of my other plans have failed because I work at a library and I get distracted by books I find on the shelf, or ones that come in tucked into the new book bag. Ah, the new book bag. It's like Christmas morning all of the time.....

But I digress.

This week's plan is to read ONE ebook. I don't care which one, but I have tons uploaded and need to read them. Then I will read one library book (you don't want to know how many I have checked out, but I think I am carrying the statistics for my branch). Then, I will give my middle grade reads a rest, and read one book I own.

I'm sure this plan will go to heck when a tour book shows up, but for now, that's the plan and I will try to stick to it!

Last week I read:
Away by Teri Hall
Banished by Sophie Littlefield
A Monster Calls by Ness
I started The Name of the Star and Dearly Departed.
Plus grad school. Is it any wonder I can't watch much TV!
I did however catch Grimm and it rocked.
I loved the part where the nurse questioned the knife wound scars on Marie's body, and he says, "She was a librarian."


Comments

I love all the books you read last week. Good job with the e read! I try to read a non fiction a week :)
Tanya Patrice said…
I'm very active at my library too - they always have something on hold for me! I fell asleep in the middle of Grimm last week and I haven't had the time to catch up with it yet.
bookdout said…
I went to pick up one book at the library yesterday and came home with 7 despite having a packed reading schedule this month LOL

Enjoy your reading this week!

Shelleyrae @ Book'd out

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