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Sunday, October 3, 2010

Mailbox Monday & What Are You Reading

This is a weekly meme hosted by Avis over at She Reads and Reads. Join the fun and post what you got in your mailbox last week!

Just one this week:




1) The Secret Society of the Pink Crystal Ball - Risa Green (publisher)


It's Monday What are you reading this week? Hosted by Sheila at One Person's Journey Through A World of Books. This is a meme to list the books completed last week, the books currently being read, and the books to be finished this week.

Books I finished last week:

Venom - Jennifer Estep
Wicked Appetite - Janet Evanovich
Boneshaker - Cherie Priest (audiobook)

Books I am reading this week:

Red Headed Step Child - Jaye Wells
These Things Hidden - Heather Gudenkauf

Books to finish this week:

These Things Hidden - Heather Gudenkauf
Maybe Red Headed Step Child - Jaye Wells

I did finish one other thing this week not book related, I wanted to share:

I crochet a little bit. I finished this blanket for my son today and it only took me 4 years lol. Actually I got bored a couple of years ago and stopped crocheting and thanks to Alea over at Pop Culture's Junkie, I got the bug again. Now that I'm done with this, I have decided to try a new to me pattern. We'll see how it goes. Wish me luck.

17 comments:

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Wow, that's a beautiful blanket! I don't have that talent...sigh.

I got Wicked Appetite in the mail this week! Oh, and a new book by Gudenkauf...going on my list!

Here's my Monday:

http://laurelrainsnow.wordpress.com/2010/10/04/monday-memes-mailbox-what-are-you-reading-oct-4/

Holly (2 Kids and Tired) said...

Love the blanket! Well done. I crocheted an afghan years ago. Now I crochet hangers when I can find the wooden ones. They're considered vintage, LOL! I don't know what that makes me. ;)

I've seen The Secret Society around and I'm curious about it. Looking forward to your review! Enjoy!!

Jennifer said...

You crocheted blanket is lovely and your cat looks so much like my pampered cat. I have not read any of these books, so I shall look into your reviews. Have a wonderful week. My Monday can be found here: http://www.rundpinne.com/2010/10/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-104.html

amcatoir said...

Was the audio quality of Boneshaker good?

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

LOVE the blanket! I hope you enjoy your books this week - they sound good!

Marce said...

I thought it was bubble gum in the pink crystal ball cover, lol

What a great special talent to have.

My post.

http://teawithmarce.blogspot.com/2010/10/what-are-you-reading-monday-after.html

Jan von Harz said...

What a lovely blanket, You also had a good week reading. Hope you enjoy The Soceity of the Pink Crystal Ball. I enjoyed it and so are my students. Have a great week.

bermudaonion said...

The Secret Society of the Pink Crystal Ball looks like so much fun. Your blanket is gorgeous - you'll have something to cuddle under when you read this winter.

runnersami said...

That blanket is so great! Congrats on completing it :) How did you like Boneshaker? I've picked it up a few times, but never actually started it. I love steampunk though and want to read it if it's worth it.

Mary said...

I hope the book is a good read. I love the blanket!!

gautami tripathy said...

Love that blanket!

Happy Reading!

Here is my Monday post!

CherryBlossomMJ said...

Love the crochet! The only thing I've ever successfully made was a pot holder... If only I could hold a book and quilt at the same time...


Here's my Monday.

Zia said...

Audiobooks and Crochet go great together lol

Cathy said...

Lovely blanket! Reading Alea's comments on Twitter have made me speed up on my needlepoint, so she's influencing all sorts of yarn-related activities!

Beth(bookaholicmom) said...

The afghan is beautiful and I see it is cat approved!

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

You have great things finished here, including that great blanket! :) I hope you have another great week this week.

Ryan G said...

I love the blanket....if you ever get bored you can make one for me. I love greens and blues :-)

Hope you have a wonderful week!