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Monday, June 11, 2012

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

"It's Monday! What Are You Reading?" is a meme hosted by Sheila from Book Journey where readers share what they are currently reading, recently read, or plan to read next. This is my first time participating in this meme and I am excited to see what everyone else is reading!

Currently Reading:

A member of my book club selected "Fifty Shades of Grey" by E.L. James as our group's current read. This book has received massive media exposure due to its graphic content targeted toward female readers. I'd love to hear what others thought of this book.

Up Next:

I recently won a copy of this novel from Random House Reader's Circle and am looking forward to delving into it. Here is a brief description from Good Reads:
It is the late summer of 1938, Europe is about to explode, the Hollywood film star Fredric Stahl is on his way to Paris to make a movie for Paramount France. The Nazis know he’s coming—a secret bureau within the Reich Foreign Ministry has for years been waging political warfare against France, using bribery, intimidation, and corrupt newspapers to weaken French morale and degrade France’s will to defend herself. For their purposes, Fredric Stahl is a perfect agent of influence, and they attack him. What they don’t know is that Stahl, horrified by the Nazi war on Jews and intellectuals, has become part of an informal spy service being run out of the American embassy in Paris.

There is still time to enter to win four copies of "Israela" for your reading group!


Simply leave a comment on this post with a link back to your blog or website or email thekeytothegate@gmail.com so that I have your contact information if selected. The deadline to enter is June 15, 2011.

Visit my previous posts "Israela Book Discussion and Giveaway" and  "Israela: An Interview with the Author" to learn more about this wonderful book!

10 comments:

  1. I'd love to win Israela. Thanks for the giveaway.

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    1. Thanks for visiting Heather! You have been entered into the giveaway.
      Rebecca

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  2. Lots of people seem to be reading the 50 Shades books...hope you enjoy them.

    Welcome to It's Monday! Enjoy....

    Here's MY MONDAY MEMES POST

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. I am really enjoying It's Monday!

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  3. I liked 50 Shades! I think my favorite was the second one but they were all pretty good. :) We are doing it here for a book group in August. Hope your book group enjoys!!

    Happy reading this week!
    What are YOU reading @ The Brunette Librarian??

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    1. A lot of our members are reading the entire series also. It should definitely make for an interesting discussion. Thanks for visiting!

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  4. You are the second book club I have seen that is reading 50 Shades Of Grey as their book choice, I hear it is making good discussion. The Israela book is gorgeous - please enter me :)

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    1. Thanks so much Sheila! I had so much fun participating in your meme. I need to get reading so that I can update my list for next Monday! You have been entered in the giveaway.

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  5. Hey, Rebecca!

    Thank you for visiting my entry for this meme and leaving such a nice comment! I hope you're going to like A STONE FOR DANNY FISHER by Harold Robbins - just by the way: You may know the film which was made based on it (though there were several meanderings of course..):

    KING CREOLE with Elvis Presley.. ;")

    Have a great week filled with wonderful books!!

    Irene

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  6. Thanks for the information Irene. I look forward to visiting you again soon!

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