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--Author Christopher Benson



Monday, August 1, 2011

It's Monday!! What Are You Reading??

This great meme is hosted by Sheila at

It's a great way to start the week and
find out what other bloggers are reading.
My To-Be-Read pile has grown to an
unbelievable number thanks to this meme.

I can't believe I read 18 books last month!!!

This past week I 
Heat Wave: A Novel
Heat Wave
by Nancy Thayer
This is for the 3 R's Challenge,
Read, Review, Recognize.
Thank you Beth!!!

Die Buying (Mall Cop)
Die Buying
by Laura Disilverio
Release Date:  August 2, 2011

Pleating for Mercy: A Magical Dressmaking Mystery (A Dressmaker's Mystery)
Pleating for Mercy
by Melissa Bourban
Release Date: August 2, 2011

In Malice, Quite Close: A Novel
In Malice, Quite Close
by Brandi Lynn Ryder
Release Date: August 4, 2011
Daddy's Home
Daddy's Home
By A.K. Alexander
This is an e-book that I am trying to read on my computer and not having much luck.  It seems when sitting here things keep drawing me away, unlike when I can escape to a comfy chair to read.  If nothing else it is helping my case that I need a Kindle with my family.

That being said if you have an e-reader and like crime drama with a really believable heroine I highly recommend this book and it is on sale for just 2.99.  

Bitter Harvest (An Orchard Mystery)
Bitter Harvest
by Sheila Connolly
Release Date:  August 2, 2011
Sheila will be here on August 10 for Cozy Wednesday!!!

Bonded in Brazil
Bonded in Brazil
by Rhiannon Ellis
Rhiannon lives right here in my hometown and
will be Guest Posting on August 16.

After the Party: A Novel
After The Party
by Lisa Jewel
Release Date: August 16, 2011

Jacklyn Brady will be Guest Posting this
Cozy Wednesday.
Her book
A Sheetcake Named Desire (A Piece of Cake Mystery)
A Sheetcake Named Desire 
comes out tomorrow!
We will be giving 2 copies away!!!

Is happening all week!
Over 300 blogs participating!!!

Maria E. Schneider is holding a giveaway on her blog
for her books.  
Executive Lunch: A Sedona O'Hala Mystery (Volume 1)
I reviewed Executive Lunch on Saturday!!

Be sure to check out the 
other giveaways in the left sidebar!

Happy Reading Everyone!!!
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RAnn said...

Great variety. Enjoy your books.

Vicki said...

Your books always look so good. It's hard not to put them all on my WL!

Anonymous said...

Hi! Die Buying looks quite interesting. I saw it advertised somewhere else and now that I see it here, well, maybe I should add it to my pile. I only rarely read a cozy, but I do enjoy them when I do! Rae

Joy Weese Moll said...

A Sheetcake named Desire -- what a great title!

Beth(bookaholicmom) said...

You're welcome Lori! Thank you for the blog plug! 18 books read is great! You go girl!

Sophia said...

Some great summer reads there. Hope you enjoy them. Thanks for stopping by my blog today.

Shirley @ My Bookshelf said...

Die Buying certainly sounds interesting! Love your background. Thanks for the visit earlier.

Crystal @ I Totally Paused! said...

Good job with reading so many books last month, I'm jealous! I hope to get more reading done this week myself :)

Jennifer said...

Oh I must read In Malice Quite Close. As usual, you have a brilliant list of books. Have a wonderful week.
My Monday: http://www.rundpinne.com/2011/07/its-monday-what-are-you-reading-50.html

Sheila (Bookjourney) said...

I think you have some of the same books going as Sharon at Sharons garden Of Books! Enjoy them!

Yvonne said...

What a great line up of books! Enjoy!

Angelica Joy said...

What a great line up, some beautiful looking titles and covers, I love "The Sheetcake Named Desire".

M.L. Consultancy said...

Great picks! Check out mine here: http://hgeditorial.blogspot.com/2011/08/what-im-reading-juliet-naked.html