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mandag 30. august 2010

It's Monday! What are you reading? - nr. 6

This week has gone by fast, but then slow again. I ended up taking a sick-day on Friday, which was not cool, but I am better today and will show up for work and be with my beautiful children:) I will as always post my blogpost on Bookjourney!

Books I read last week:
J.R.R. Tolkien - The Fellowship of the Ring (audio in Norwegian)
Karen Kingsbury - Summer (in Norwegian)
Karen Kingsbury - Someday (in Norwegian)
Karen Kingsbury - Sunset (in Norwegian)

I never came around to picking up Rebecca Miller's "The Secret Lives of Pippa Lee", so not a lot of booklistening this week.

Books I reviewed last week:
All of the above.

Books I read now:
I never actually started reading Jack London's "White Fang", but today I started reading Thomas Mann's "Buddenbrooks". Later today or later in the week, I am picking up new books at the library:)

Books I plan to read this week:
I am curious to read J.M. Coetzee's "Boyhood" and "Youth" and they are waiting for me at the library. I am also picking up Tolkien's "Two Towers" (audiobook in Norwegian) and "Marekors" (audiobook in Norwegian). The last book is written by a Norwegian crime author, Jo Nesbo. He is getting quite famous in the world, and was close to winning an award in New York earlier this year. I am not sure if this book is translated into English, but I know that other books by him are. This is Nesbo's 5th book about his hero, Harry Hole.

What are you planning to read this week?

XOXO

5 kommentarer:

  1. Coetzee skriver veldig godt, du kan glede deg Boyhood. Youth var også god, men den imponerte ikke like mye. Nå er jeg spent på den siste =)

    Tolkien er alltid en hit. The Two Towers og The Return of the King er enda bedre enn den første delen =)

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  2. Eg har tenkt på Coetzee-bøkene si "Sommer" kom ut på norsk, så nå er det på tide:)

    Eg har sett filmane og kan dei ut og inn, men det var ingenting samanlikna med boka:-O

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  3. Okay, I hope you can read this...lol!

    I haven't read the book, The Secret Lives of Pippa Lee, but recently enjoyed the movie.

    Here's what I'm reading:

    http://laurelrainsnow.wordpress.com/2010/08/29/monday-memes-mailbox-and-what-are-you-reading/

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  4. Oh how fun to read those book s in Norwegion - I would live to get my hands on books in other languages. I have several of the Potter books in Spanish..... love that!

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  5. Sheila: I have read the first and the last Potter-book in English, but are planning to read the others also in English. Love that language!

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