It’s Monday, What Are You Reading?

It's Monday! What Are You Reading
It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. I read a couple of things last week that I am working on reviews for… And I also waited until the last minute to read my comic book club pick for this month.

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Jr was born with water on the brain. Jr was born on the reservation. Jr is the punching bag for most of the reservation, if his best friend Rowdy isn’t around, that is. Jr decides there’s something more to life, and asks to go to the 22 mile away predominately white school, off the reservation. While doing so, he makes friends in unexpected places,

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Admission to the Human Zoo: Standing Strong by Teresa Giudice

First off, I am starting this post off by explaining the plot to a tv show episode that will allow this headline to make sense. Yes, I know, it’s a sad day when I have to explain myself, but this will all make sense shortly.

Seth McFarlane (who I am not a huge fan of to begin with) has a show on right now called The Orville.

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My Kindle Fire is 2 months old!

2 months ago, my nearly 4 year old Kindle died. It was rough for me, as I’d been reading like crazy on the device and had grown accustomed to the old Kindle (generation 2). It was bittersweet to get the new Kindle. First, yay for new devices. Second, it looks so pretty! It’s a smaller in the width, but it is taller vertically.

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It’s Monday! What are You Reading?

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. First, I want to say that we saw Hamilton over the weekend, and it was marvellous!

More on that later, because it’s all about books today, right?

Right now I’m reading a few Murder She Wrote books,

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Star War: Empire’s End (Aftermath #3/3)

In the final book of the Aftermath trilogy, Chuck Wendig concludes the epic storyline set between the Return of the Jedi and the Force Awakens.

The New Republic is looking for its enemy, now everyone is assembling for a final battle at Jakku–a remote desert planet nearly forgotten.

Grand Admiral Rae Sloane focuses on finding the person she once served,

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Star Wars Aftermath: Life Debt

After the events depicted in Star Wars: Aftermath, the rag tag team of former Imperials, SpecForces and Rebellion sympathizers have been tasked (by Princess Leia, herself) to find Han Solo. Solo was last seen in a non-rebellion approved mission trying to free Wookies on Kashyyk.

However, in addition to freeing Wookies, including Chewbacca and Han Solo, lots of Imperial prisoners are freed. Among them is Norra Wexley’s husband (and Temmin’s father),

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Everafter: The Pandora Protocol

I’ve made no qualms about my love for Vertigo’s Fables. While I was sad when it ended, I was so happy when I heard that the series was going to continue. Thanks to the publisher and above the treeline for allowing me to read a digital copy in exchange for my honest review.

The last time we saw Connor Wolf, he was a child.

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Constantine Vol 1 The Spark and the Flame

The star of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK and HELLBLAZER—the longest-running Vertigo series—is unleashed in his own DCU title! Liar, cheater, manipulator…John Constantine is all of these, and yet he uses these skills and more to protect the world from the darkest corners of the DC Universe. Collects Constantine #1-6. The star of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK and HELLBLAZER—the longest-running Vertigo series—is unleashed in his own DCU title!

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Mean Girls 3 AKA Summer Intern

Kira, plucked from Philly for the summer before she goes to college, is living the dream. She’s interning at Skirt magazine, THE magazine for fashion. She gets to live in an apartment in the city with two other interns. And she meets her dream guy on her first day. Things are looking up–she might even get a plum assignment with the Anna Wintour of Skirt IF she plays her cards right.

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