Monday, 6 August 2012

It's Monday! What are you reading?

Hello! Here is my Monday post, if you participate in this meme, leave a link and I'll stop by! :) I will also do a wrap-up of last week! :)
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What Happened Last Week on Blog of a Bookaholic:

What is coming up this week:
Zombie Kid Diaries #2 Book Review
Jane Austen Stole My Boyfriend Book Review
Hocus Pocus Hotel Book Review
The Lure of Shapinsay Trailer
Waiting on Wednesday
From the Review Pile
Feature and Follow Friday
Stacking the Shelves

What I finished this week:
Zombie Kid Diaries #1 - Fred Perry
Playing Dead (Zombie Kid Diaries, #1)
Middle school is horrific enough for any 5th grader's first day. But for Bill Dookes, it's a festering, rotting, undead nightmare! Since Bill's deadbeat dad got arrested trying to burn the house down for the insurance, Mom's had to make ends meet by volunteering to various medical research companies for cash. This would be fine if she hadn't brought home a mysterious zombie virus! Now Bill has to deal with skin problems and body chemistry changes that make puberty look like a walk in the park! And then there's his ever-growing appetite for BRAINS!
Goddess Legacy - Aimee Carter
The Goddess Legacy (Goddess Test, #2.5)
 For millennia we've caught only glimpses of the lives and loves of the gods and goddesses on Olympus. Now Aime e Carter pulls back the curtain on how they became the powerful, petty, loving and dangerous immortals that Kate Winters knows.
Calliope/Hera represented constancy and yet had a husband who never matched her faithfulness....
Ava/Aphrodite was the goddess of love and yet commitment was a totally different deal....
Persephone was urged to marry one man, yet longed for another....
James/Hermes loved to make trouble for others-but never knew true loss before....
Henry/Hades's solitary existence had grown too wearisome to continue. But meeting Kate Winters gave him a new hope....
Five original novellas of love, loss and longing and the will to survive throughout the ages.
What I am currently reading:
Emma - Jane Austen
Beautiful, clever, rich - and single - Emma Woodhouse is perfectly content with her life and sees no need for either love or marriage. Nothing, however, delights her more than interfering in the romantic lives of others. But when she ignores the warnings of her good friend Mr. Knightley and attempts to arrange a suitable match for her protégée Harriet Smith, her carefully laid plans soon unravel and have consequences that she never expected. With its imperfect but charming heroine and its witty and subtle exploration of relationships, Emma is often seen as Jane Austen's most flawless work.
Zombie Kid Diaries #2 - Fred Perry
Zombie Kid Diaries Volume 2: Grossery Games
 Not willing to let being a zombie spoil his dreams of pro-gamer stardom, Bill Stokes is all fired up to win against a visiting game champ.
But he's got a trio of troubles threatening to ruin his chances: The class has a Thanksgiving trip to Camp Woodchunk that same weekend. He's got to take care of Froufou, the yappy (but yummy-smelling) poodle from next door. And his personal bully, Steve, has a whole new way to humiliate him: a one-man, live-recorded "game show" called Gross-eries!
When Steve gets to run his little game during the whole class trip, Bill gets to be his unwilling star, and it's just about all his zombified nerves can stand!
What I'm reading next:
Hocus Pocus Hotel - Michael Dahl
Hocus Pocus Hotel
Ever since it was built by the great magician Abracadabra, the hotel Tyler Yu lives in has had its share of mysterious events. Ghosts wandering the halls, a magician who vanishes into thin air – Ty can’t figure these things out on his own. But Charlie Hitchcock, with his photographic memory, might just be the partner the school bully needs. Together, they’ll solve magical mysteries beyond your wildest imagination.


  1. Some good books read this week! I ewally want to read the godess series :)


  2. I've got Hocus Pocus Hotel for my daughter - in hopes she would get away from the Wii - so far, not working. But, it looks good! And I hope Emma is a lot of fun for you! Enjoy your week!
    Here's my Monday post

  3. I love Jane Austen. I hope you enjoy reading Emma!
    Rebecca @ The Key to the Gate

  4. I'll have to check out those Zombie Kid Diaries for my Wimpy Kids fans. Personally, I have no trouble skipping over zombie books. My Monday Report is here. Happy reading!

  5. The Goodess Legacy sounds good, I will have to add it to my TBR list. And the Zombie Diaries - I definitely have to check those out. The kids at my school (I work in the library) love Diary of a Wimpy Kid and anything "scary".

  6. The cover for Zombie Kid Diaries made me giggle/snort :)

    Happy reading this week!!!
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  7. Jane Austen is my bestest friend ;) Hope you are enjoying Emma!

  8. Emma is one of my favourite books! It´s great! Zombie Kid Diaries sounds like a fun book. I like zombies!!


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