New Additions to the TBR, Or Michelle Reads Blogs Again

You may remember a long, long time ago, when I used to regularly read book blogs, note the books I wanted to read, and then share them with you. And then I went into a really long blog-reading slump. I was still out there but not reading blogs through google reader much and thus not noting the books I was interested in. Well last weekend I got to do some good-old-fashioned-google-reader-blog-reading and I can finally share some new additions to my TBR:

The Vespertine

The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
Recommended by Michelle at Galleysmith

The Uncoupling

The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer
Recommended by Jennifer at The Literate Housewife

Miss Hildreth Wore Brown

Miss Hildreth Wore Brown: Anecdotes of a Southern Belle by Olivia DeBelle Byrd
Recommended by Jennifer at Mrs. Q: Book Addict

Other People We Married

Other People We Married by Emma Straub
Recommended by Rebecca at The Book Lady’s Blog

The Sunday Salon 8.8.10

The Sunday Salon.comI slept for 9 1/2 hours last night after spending the day at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. I woke up to a very quiet house. I have my tea and a few hours before yoga. Perfect Sunday Salon time.

Harry Potter was pretty great. I think it deserves its own post, so look for that this week, but a quick summary is: hot, crowded, still worth the trip.

I haven’t been able to read a lot this week/weekend, but I have some hopes about today. My sister-in-law, Melissa, is visiting us right now and she is among my favorite visitors. Her trips always include a lot of sitting around and reading (maybe to balance out the trip to an amusement park we always end up taking). And when she leaves, we send her home with books. I’m still thinking of which books she should take with her tomorrow. I’m on a YA kick as her pile so far includes The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, The Disreputable Histpry of Frankie Landau-Banks, and Before I Fall. She has already started and finished the third Mysterious Benedict Society.

As for me, I:

Just Finished (and by just, I mean two weeks ago):

am Currently Reading:

am Currently Listening to:

have On Deck:

and Recently added to my TBR:

Recommended by Galleysmith

Recommended by Chick Loves Lit

Recommended by Devourer of Books

Recommended by KellyVision

As I was writing this post, Melissa woke up, came out to the living room, grabbed a drink, and sat down with The Hunger Games. Best guest ever, right?

What are you reading today?

Question: do you guys like when I incorporate my TBR books into this post or do you prefer they get their own post? I’m still deciding which I like better.

A Few More Books I Want to Read 6.19.2010 [TBR]

Voluptuous Delights of Peanut Butter and Jam by Lauren Lichenberg
Recommended by: Bina at If You Can Read This

Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins
Recommended by: Julie at Booking Mama

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
Recommended by: Trisha at Eclectic/Eccentric

My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares
Recommended by: Jennifer at Mrs Q: Book Addict

Dismantled by Jennifer McMahon
Recommended by: Jenny at Take Me Away

Day for Night by Frederick Reiken
Recommended by: Julie at Booking Mama

Light Boxes by Shane Jones
Recommended by: Dominique at Coffee Stained Pages

The Ever-Growing List

I imagine that by this time next week, I will have way more books than I can ever read (not that I don’t already), but I’m still going to share a few that made it on my TBR list this week.

The Singer’s Gun by Emily St. John Mandel
Recommended by Rebecca at The Book Lady’s Blog

Illyria by Elizabeth Hand
Recommended by Nymeth at Things Mean A Lot

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution by Neil deGrasse Tyson and Donald Goldsmith
Recommended by Swapna at S. Krishna’s Books