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The Book Report: What's on Top of My To-Read List

Anxiously awaiting an upcoming staycation, blogger Jenna Czaplewski plans out what books are on the top of her to-read list. In between taking walks with her K9 nephew Macca, that is!

I have had a morning of personal pet peeves taking place. Needless to say, even a cup of coffee was having a hard time lightening my mood. Post-lunch and time to read a little, I'm feeling much better. Midnight in Austenland is coming along very well and I'm thoroughly enjoying what, up until now, I had merely been reading, and I've even managed to get through more than half of my in-box at the office.

Inspired by a Twitter post from Jessica Spotswood, I've decided to list out my next reading agenda. I'm going to be house- and pet-sitting for a week starting June 18 (don't worry - I'm not going away from computer and communications devices this time!) and will have plenty to keep my busy. Here's what on my list that I'll be starting once I'm finished with "Midnight in Austenland:"

Hmmmm . . . that ought to keep me busy for a week! What else should I add to my list?

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Jenna Czaplewski June 08, 2012 at 02:01 PM
I do tend to read more books my female authors than male authors. That's interesting now that I think about it! Which authors are on your list?
Jenna Czaplewski June 08, 2012 at 02:04 PM
I've read "Miss Peregrine's Home" - I did enjoy that one! It ended with a total set-up for a sequel! So I wonder when book two will be out. I've also read "The 13th Tale" - that was great!!! Haven't read "Gods in Alabama," but I'll add it to my list. :) Ooooh, "Overseas" by Beatriz Williams. But "Midnight in Austenland" was very good, too. But I'd start with "Austenland" first. :)
Jenna Czaplewski June 08, 2012 at 02:04 PM
I haven't, but thank you for the recommendation! And I'm a big fan of YA literature, so that won't put me off at all. :)
Jeanne Korndoerfer June 08, 2012 at 02:55 PM
Did you read 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks?' unbelievable! The author is a science journalist & makes all the scientific parts so easy to understand. In fact if you read the foreword as to how she came to write the book in the first place, even that is interesting!
Anne June 08, 2012 at 03:12 PM
I am currently reading CANADA in book form, listening to BRING UP THE BODIES on CD in the car and reading THE MILL RIVER RECLUSE on my iPad. (I usually have three books going at once.) I highly recommend THE ART OF FIELDING and THE NIGHT CIRCUS for those who haven't read them. Both are available in paperback now.

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