Monday, May 14, 2012

It's Monday, What are you reading?

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey where you can share what you are reading each week. Be sure to visit Book Journey to link up if want to join in!
Eeeeeeek! I have been so slack with my posts - sorry about that! Work has been super busy and I have been exhausted. I am reading before bed each night, but am  am too tired to take it in and then have to re-read it the next night! lol :) Oh well....I am still enjoying All That I Am by Anna Funda and The Weed that Strings the Hangman's Bag By Alan Bradley. Flavia is such a great character - I love the Flavia de Luce mystery series so much!

Anyway I had to go to the chemist which just happens to have a bookshop attached to it and ended up coming out with another book which I have started today - The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne, By Brian Moore. I think I am really going to enjoy this book, plus it is a short one!! 

Here is the book description from Harper Collins:
Judith Hearne, a Catholic middle-aged spinster, moves into yet another bed-sit in Belfast. A socially isolated woman of modest means, she teaches piano to a handful of students to pass the day. Her only social activity is tea with the O'Neill family, who secretly dread her weekly visits.
Judith soon meets wealthy James Madden and fantasises about marrying this lively, debonair man. But Madden sees her in an entirely different light, as a potential investor in a business proposal. On realising that her feelings are not reciprocated, she turns to an old addiction - alcohol. Having confessed her problems to an indifferent priest, she soon loses her faith and binges further. She wonders what place there is for her in a world that so values family ties and faith, both of which she is without.


  1. I finished several books this week, but I, like you, have been so busy this week that I never got around to reviewing them.

    Here's my
    It's Monday! What Are You Reading?
    Hope you'll stop by!

  2. I want to read the Flavia books - I hear they are really good!

    Have a great week!
    Kristin @ Always With a Book

  3. I have the same problem when reading if I'm tired and it's late at night. I end up re-reading the same pages next day to remember what happened. When I was working in the city I would read on the train ride home... that was a nice way to relax and so much better than being in the car in traffic.

  4. Wow this book seems really interesting (and kind of depressing). Cannot wait to see your review of it!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  5. I loved reading about Flavia in the first book, but you are so ahead of me in reading the series! Happy Reading! :)

  6. Sometimes short is perfect when you are super busy!
    Have a great reading week!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  7. I love your "eeek"!! You totally woke me up, wondering what went wrong!! Posting's for when ya git to it, right? No biggee. No eeek. Well, you can eeek. And I'll probably jump every time. Lol. Thx for visiting!

  8. Oh wow, this sounds intense! Happy reading. :)


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