The Sunday Salon [7.24.11]

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The pile of half-read books is slowly dwindling. Which, of course, meant I rewarded myself by starting a new book. This week I finished Blood Work (which I’d been “reading” since May). I also finished Feed in audio (and posted the review on Friday).

So now I am reading The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson as my reward book before tackling the remaining half-read books. I am also finishing up my reread of Mockingjay as my audiobook.

Did you all read a lot while you were hiding from the heat this week (and did you enjoy the taste of my world)? Read anything good?

10 thoughts on “The Sunday Salon [7.24.11]

  1. Jenny July 24, 2011 / 9:35 am

    Oh I’m not the only one who hasn’t finished Mockingjay, lol! I need to get to that one of these days.

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    • Michelle July 24, 2011 / 11:00 pm

      This was actually a reread. Sorry. You might be alone. 😉

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      • Jenny July 25, 2011 / 7:52 am

        Oh nooo lol! But I remember reading about Mockingjay here before so that’s right, haha. One of these days I’ll get to it…

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  2. Nicole July 24, 2011 / 9:49 am

    I’m inspired. I have quite a few half read books. I think I need to face the fact that I won’t be finishing some of them and sit to read the others. I might need a visit with the life coach.

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    • Michelle July 24, 2011 / 11:00 pm

      She’s a lifesaver. 😉

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  3. Helen July 24, 2011 / 10:17 am

    Great books! I want to get around to Blue Envelopes some day

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  4. Sandy July 24, 2011 / 11:29 am

    I’ve got Blood Work on my nightstand. I’m slowly working my through those UCF Bookfest books. I really don’t have any half-finished books around. I’m so anal-retentive, it drives me crazy, and I have to finish everything.

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  5. zibilee July 24, 2011 / 1:31 pm

    I have one half-finished book on my shelf, and I can’t get up enough gumption to finish it. It’s a book that I took a chance on, and I am finding that it’s not to my tastes at all and is rather depressing. It’s called Sex and the River Styx, and is basically a bunch of essays about getting old and dying, and how the younger generation doesn’t appreciate anything. I am not liking this at all!

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    • Michelle July 24, 2011 / 10:59 pm

      If I don’t like a book, I’ll give up on it. These were/are all books I actually really wanted to finish. 🙂

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  6. Cori July 25, 2011 / 2:59 pm

    Very inspiring! I have quite a few books that are half-read on my shelves. I should pick one (or more) of them up…or count them for lost and get rid of them!

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