Not a lofty, ambitious to-be-read list consisting of 100+ book titles. Just a simple plan for the upcoming week — what I’m reading now, what I plan to read next, and what I’m hoping to squeeze in among the nooks and crannies.
True fact: I’m away and not actively blogging this week. Oh, the power and beauty of scheduling! Just because I’m off to parts known and unknown, it doesn’t mean I can’t post a Monday Agenda for this week.
How did I do with last week’s agenda?
Sea Change by S. M. Wheeler: DNF. I read about 30 pages or so, but it just never really clicked for me.
Fathomless by Jackson Pearce: Done! My review is here. Warning: Contains rants and spoilers.
The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis: Done! My son and I have now read four Narnia books together, and plan to continue as soon as we’re back home. We loved The Horse and His Boy. We managed to squeeze in a quick Q&A With The Kiddo post on our Narnian adventures — you can see it here.
That’s it! It was a low-volume reading week, thanks to the typical pre-trip frenzy of packing, laundry, and last-minute dashes to the store for insect repellant and other such nonsense.
Neil Gaiman! Plus, two paperbacks — bought cheap! — arrived from the UK this week. I’m so looking forward to reading all of these!
Yes, I’ve already read (and loved!) The 5th Wave… and now I have my own copy!
What’s on my reading agenda for the coming week?
Instead of choosing my own vacation reading, I asked my blog visitors to do it for me! Based on my poll results, here’s what I’ll be reading in the next week and a half:
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
A Small Death in the Great Glen by A. D. Scott
… and possibly Me Before You by Jojo Moyes, although I doubt I’ll fit all this into my not-as-long-as-I’d-like vacation.
Thank you to everyone who voted and offered an opinion (or two)! I’ll report back — when I get back!
So many book, so little time…
That’s my agenda. What’s yours? Add your comments to share your bookish agenda for the week.
2 thoughts on “The Monday Agenda 6/24/2013”
Looking forward to seeing what you think of Wolf Hall! I attempted that on audio once and hated the narrator but I really want to try it in print one of these days. 🙂
Ooh, I ended up loving Wolf Hall! I’ll write up my review soon (I hope). Maybe not the best choice for a vacation read (took more concentration that I usually want to devote while sitting in the sun 🙂 ), but I really enjoyed it.