Sunday, April 5, 2009

TSS March in Review

The Sunday Salon may be found here.
Books completed in March:
31.The Gargoyle****+ by Andrew Davidson
32.The Monsters of Templeton**** by Lauren Groff
33.Shelter Me***+by Juliette Fay
34.The Interrogation***+ by J.M.G. Le Clezio
35.Little Bee****+ by Chris Cleave
36.Mudbound***** by Hillary Jordan

Currently reading:

A Mad Desire to Dance by Elie Wiesel
The Brightest Moon of the Century by Christopher Meeks
The Sum of Our Days by Isabel Allende
Ulysses by James Joyce
Buddenbrooks by Thomas Mann

Books abandoned:

Sleepwalking in Daylight by Elizabeth Flock 40 pages
The City of Dreaming Books by Walter Moers 40 pages
2666 by Roberto Bolano 140 pages

Challenges completed:

Book Awards 10 books, 5 different awards

New Challenges posted in March:

Pub Challenge
Dewey's Books
Mini Catch-Up
Pages Read
21 Cultures
Orbis Terrarum
Through the Seasons
Compass Points

This Week's Posts:
Thursday Tea (new meme) Review of Jacob's Room by Virginia Woolf
Weekly Geeks 12 Leave review links

My poorest reading month in years but I kept up my commenting, wrote posts for 12 new reading challenges and started participating in two more memes: Weekly Geeks and It's Monday! What are you reading? over at J. Kaye's Blog. I also garnered my first Hachette giveaway, 5 copies of The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson and I'm delighted. The Read-a Thon on April 18th should give me a reading boost. And spring is here, I refuse to be ill for another whole month.

What are you up to this Sunday?


  1. It sounds like you had a good month of reading last month. One of these days I will get to The Gargoyle.

    Have a great week!

  2. I am still hoping to get around to reading The Gargoyle and Mudbound sometime soon. You have accomplished a lot this month. Well done.

  3. Great reading life you are living! You have motivated me to pick up a copy of The Gargoyle as well.

    Starting The Believers by Zoe Heller today. High hopes. Happy reading!

  4. I left a comment in response to yours regarding the cozy mystery challenge..but thought I would pop-over on your blog and answer here too.

    If you are still interested in signing up for my cozy mystery challenge - please do so! I know it's after April 1st, but I'll still allow it.

  5. even if you r reading has not been up to your own standards...that is pretty good and all those are definitely keeping yourself busy!

  6. I think you had a great month! Hope you meet your April reading goals. Sometimes it's so hard to keep up with commenting, as there are way too many blogs I like to read and so little time.

    Diary of an Eccentric



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