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June 20, 2011

It's Monday and I'm reading...

It's Monday (again)! This is a weekly meme from Book Journey.

I had a good reading week last week and finished almost everything on my reading list from last week, except for that pesky non-fiction book that I will probably be reading all summer. I'm starting all new books this week. 

ThrowawayThrowaway by Heather Huffman
This was a free Nook book I downloaded recently.
When society deemed Jessie a throwaway, she didn't let it stop her from finding the sunshine in her world...
But that world is threatened when she finds herself undeniably drawn to the mischievous glint in the eyes of a man unlike any she's ever met before.
What starts as a simple crush will lead them both on a journey they could never have anticipated. From a vibrant St. Louis neighborhood known as Cherokee Street to a cave in the Ozark Mountains with a 120-year-old mystery to hide, Jessie fights organized crime, corruption and her own fears to reclaim her life and leave her mark on this world. From
I will probably have to switch to something light and fluffy next week, if I make it through these books this week. 
Tribulation Point: Sometimes Just Making It Through Another Day Isn't Always Easy Tribulation Point: Sometimes Just Making It Through Another Day Isn't Always Easy
by Ricci Lane 
Abandoned at birth, conceived from a vicious assault on her mother, left on the steps of an orphanage, Precious must also face many other trials from her past. Teased and mocked by the children in the orphanage, she is called "half-n-half." She finds her first love only to lose him. Her second love turns out to be something totally different from what she expected, another disappointment. The third time appears to be the charm until new obstacles surface within this relationship. Other misfortunes occur which she must face and conquer as she forges her future and overcomes her tribulations in life.

Also touched by life's uncertain events, James, Precious' son, learns that life is not always so easy. He encounters his own despair, suffering, disappointment, and a dashing away of part of his dreams to shape his own future. He is finally forced to reveal a long-kept childhood secret to an unsuspecting friend. He continues to evaluate his relationship with a long-time friend who has become a dangerous person with the potential of jeopardizing the safety of James' entire family. From
I'm accepting Audio book recommendations. I'm currently 2 and 4 on the list for the two audio books I am waiting for so I won't get either one this week.

There you have it. This is what I'm reading this week. What about you? Be sure to check Book Journey for all the other participating blogs and you might find your next read.


  1. Throwaway sounds wonderful. Enjoy your books and your week.
    My Monday: