"All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality -- the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape."
--Author Christopher Benson



Monday, August 15, 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.

This is the 100th edition that Sheila has hosted of this very popular meme.
Thanks for getting us together each and every Monday and letting us get to know each other better!!

This past week I 

A Killer Column (A Mystery by the Numbers)
A Killer Column
by Casey Mayes
He will be here Guest Posting 
on Cozy Wednesday, August 17.

by Barbara Delinsky
Review & Giveaway Coming Soon!

Chasing Lilacs: A Novel
Chasing Lilacs
by Carla Stewart
Another for my 3 R's Challenge
Review & Giveaway Coming Soon!

Kill Me If You Can
Kill Me If You Can
by James Patterson & Marshall Karp
Review to be posted soon!

Tempest in the Tea Leaves (A Fortune Teller Mystery)
Tempest in the Tea Leaves
by Kari Lee Townsend
Kari Lee will be here for
Cozy Wednesday on August 24.

Mice: A Novel
by Gordon Reece

Does a Bear Sh*t in the Woods?: Answers to Rhetorical Questions
Does A Bear Sh*t In The Woods
by Caroline Taggert

Thread Reckoning: An Embroidery Mystery
Thread Reckoning
by Amanda Lee
Release Date: September 6, 2011

I also unveiled a New Rating System last week

I think it fits my blog theme better!
Let me know what you think.

Plus tomorrow there is a guest post by Rhiannon Ellis, 
author of Bonded in Brazil 
and Thursday there is a guest post by Natasha Deen, 
author of What Happens in Vegas.

It's a busy week at Dollycas's Thoughts!

Happy Reading Everyone!!!
Your Escape With A Good Book Travel Agent


gautami tripathy said...

You are doing good!!!
I am not reading much, but so what?!!

Here is my Monday: Mailbox/What Are You Reading?/Musings post!

Vera said...

lol I love your rating system. thanks for commenting and checking out my blog. hope you will follow

Lisa (Lisa's World of Books) said...

I love the variety of things that you are reading!

Here is my week in review. Hope you will stop by and visit (follow if you enjoy).

Joy Weese Moll said...

Love the new rating system -- what fun!

The1stdaughter said...

Oh! Your rating system is perfect! I love the pictures you choose to go along with each. And wow! You got quite a bit read this week. I'm really interested to hear what you thought of Escape, it's been on my to-read list for awhile now.

Have a fabulous reading week and thanks so much for stopping by earlier!

Beth(bookaholicmom) said...

I love your new rating system. I think it is perfect for your blog!

Lacey said...

Hey! Just hopping through and I am digging your rating system, lot's of fun!

I am amused by the book, Does a bear S**t in the Woods, lol.
New follower!
You can check out my post HERE

Dizzy C said...

Loving the new rating system :)

I do enjoy Sheila's Monday meme as it keeps my reading record in check.

I do miss your Thurs meme.


Sue Jackson said...

Wow, you read a lot last week! Looks like a nice mix. I like your new rating system - very creative!

Enjoy your books this week -


Anonymous said...

A Killer Column looks right up my alley! I read and enjoyed Amanda Lee's first book, but I have not read the second in the series yet.

Have a great week!

Idris said...

Great books! And I just loved the New Rating System!
Happy reading and thank you for stopping by! : )

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

yes, definitely like the new rating system buttons! perfectly aligned with your blog design "))

IntrovertedJen said...

You have some very cute covers there! I love the new rating system! Enjoy your week!

Angelica Joy said...

Just hopping through, hope you enjoy your chosen reads for the week :D

Yvonne said...

Great list of books! Enjoy your week and enjoy your books!

MarthaE said...

I think I forgot to post it during the week but I like the new rating badges. I still think you get books with wonderful covers! Have a great week. :-)