Happy Mother’s Day to all of the American moms! If your wish for the day is some quality time alone with a book and your preferred beverage, I hope your family gifts you with that.
Since my March NaBloPoMo adventure ended, my posting frequency here has dropped to about three times a week, and I’ve gotten surprisingly comfortable with that. However, I’ve just realized it’s been about six weeks since I last did a Reading Status Report…and so, a Sunday Salon post is born!
Domestic Violets, by Matthew Norman
I Am Forbidden: A Novel, by Anouk Markovits (TLC Book Tour)
The Chaperone, by Laura Moriarty (TLC Book Tour)
Drowned, by Therese Bohman (originally for Shelf Awareness)
New arrivals in TBR Purgatory:
Note: my last Bookkeeping post went up while I was still on my Lenten book-buying ban, so you’ll see I’ve made up for some lost time!
Purchased in print:
Between Shades of Gray, by Ruta Sepetys
Retromania: Pop Culture’s Addiction to Its Own Past, by Simon Reynolds
The Submission: A Novel, by Amy Waldman
The Buddha in the Attic, by Julie Otsuka
Radio Shangri-La: What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth, by Lisa Napoli
Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West. by Dorothy Wickenden
Sacre Bleu: A Comedy d’Art, by Christopher Moore
This Life Is in Your Hands: One Dream, Sixty Acres, and a Family
Arcadia, by Lauren Groff
For review consideration:
An Uncommon Education: A Novel, by Elizabeth Percer
I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag: A Memoir of a Life Through Events–the Ones You Plan and the Ones You Don’t, by Jennifer Gilbert
This bookish bounty is partly responsible for my reduced blogging activity, although it will eventually give me plenty to blog about! What are you reading, or blogging about, today?