Monday, June 9, 2014

June 9 | Currently Reading

Summer! Summer has officially arrived for the Book Den family. School ended on Tuesday, baseball season ended on Saturday. No more homework, no more practice, no more games: hello extra reading time.

Do your reading habits change in the summer? Do you believe certain books make better "summer reads"?

This week I'm reading Stephen King's Mr. Mercedes. I mentioned last week that I'm in a non-fiction kick. A new Stephen King was definitely the thing to drag me back to fiction. It's been a while since I've wanted to stay up reading all night.



What are you guys reading this week? Be sure to let me know in the comments or leave me a link!


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12 comments:

  1. I do sometimes pick books based on the seasons- but there's no rhyme or reason to it LOL. Something will look like a good summer read, but if it was fall- maybe I'd be like whatever and move on. :) Anyway hope you enjoy the new King.

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  2. Hurray for summer! I've been on a nonfiction kick for a couple of weeks now... it's a nice change of pace. This week I have nonfiction on audio, but am back to fiction in print with Anna Quindlen's latest. Hope you enjoy Mr. Merecedes.

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  3. I can't wait for school to be out! Just 4 more days, only 3.5 left with students! :)

    I read very seasonally, and I definitely read "summer reads". This year my husband is building me a little summer reads book shelf, I am so excited! Lol.

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    1. I meant to add I am so jealous you are reading Mr. Mercedes! I want to read that! Lol.

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  4. I always think that I'm going to have more reading time in the summer, but it never works out that way. I'm currently reading Rooms by Lauren Oliver and in 2 weeks I've only made it to 55% =)

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  5. I'm interested to see what you think about Mr. Mercedes. I still have Doctor Sleep in my TBR pile.

    Happy reading!

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  6. I get more reading done in the summer for sure, since I am a school librarian, summer is my free time! Hope the new Stephen King book is good!
    Check out my Monday post

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  7. Big month on the fantasy front. Currently reading Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence. Mr. Mercedes is definitely on my list, so I'll be curious on your thoughts.

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  8. I've been wanting to stay up all night to read London by Edward Rutherfurd the last few nights. It would help make a dent in a very large book!

    Summer seems like a good time of year to get your fiction mojo back.

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  9. I started Mr. Mercedes too. King is a "drop everything and read" for me. And I tend to read more in the summer too.

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  10. You know I have never heard of this one by Stephen King and I have read a lot of his books. Off to Goodreads!

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  11. I'm eager to read this one, too, Jen! I'm almost finished with Clive Barker's IMAJICA: BOOK 1, and so far it's great, but I'll have to go on eBay and buy Book 2 immediately because I want to know how this massive story ends. Lol.

    My reading habits change in the summer. I read less since I'm outside way more. The fall-spring is my prime reading time.

    I hope you and the family have a good weekend!

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