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It's Monday! What Are You Reading? (February 24): 02/24/20

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?
Hosted by Kathryn of Book Date.

Drawings I made:


Left: A broom (Feb 17). Right: Grilled cheese and tomato soup no.2 (Feb 18)


Left: Plum blossom (Feb 19). Right: Cumquats (Feb 20). Both drawn with Copic Markers.


Left: Cracked eggs (Feb 21). Right: California scrub jay (Feb 22).

Paintings worked on:

Moose reading for an apple
Apple Moose after 4 hours of work.

Butternut soup and grilled cheese
Butternut soup and grilled cheese after 2 hours of work.

Casa del Capitan
Casa del Capitan after 2 hours of work.

What I read:

  • A Mixture of Mischief by Anna Meriano
  • Lu by Jason Reynolds
  • Then There Were Five by Elizabeth Enright
  • The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire, Part Two by Michael Dante DiMartino and Michelle Wong (Illustrator)
  • Flour in the Attic by Winnie Archer
  • Chirp by Kate Messner
  • Dear Martin by Nic Stone
  • Twelve Angry Librarians by Miranda James

What I'm reading:

  • Notorious by Gordon Korman
  • The Beast of Babylon by Charlie Higson
  • Paladin's Grace by T. Kingfisher
  • The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick

Up Soon:

  • Turtle under Ice by Juleah del Rosario
  • Ascender, Volume 1: The Haunted Galaxy by Jeff Lemire
  • We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia
  • Reaper Man by Terry Pratchett

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Comment #1: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 00:18:49

Shelleyrae @ Book’d Out

Seems like your Moose painting is nearly finished :)

Wishing you a great reading week



Comment #2: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:24:00

Pussreboots

"Apple Moose" needs a few more hours of work.



Comment #3: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 00:26:31

Yvonne

I want to read the Winnie Archer series. That one looks so good. I love Miranda James' series, but I'm behind as usual. Have a great week!



Comment #4: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:25:00

Pussreboots

The Winnie Archer series is good. There's a new book coming out this summer. Obviously I'm also behind on the Miranda James series.



Comment #5: Monday, February, 24, 2020 at 01:30:58

Kathryn Trask

Lot of great looking books. Painting is so creative, looks great.



Comment #6: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:28:00

Pussreboots

Painting is fun. It's also a lot of work.



Comment #7: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 02:02:57

Marg

Oh, Reaper Man. Enjoy!

Had to look twice at the cover though. Doesn't look like the Pratchett covers I am used to!



Comment #8: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:33:00

Pussreboots

My book actually has one of the older cover designs, probably the one you were expecting. The cover I'm using here is from the 2005 edition. In the early 2000s the books were all given black covers with a single item on them, something that was iconic to the plot.



Comment #9: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 08:05:36

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz

What are you thoughts about Dear Martin and Library of Lost and Found? Would you recommend either of these? Twelve Angry Librarians? What in the world are they angry about? It sounds like a jury of librarians, but surely that is not a wide representation of the population. Are you planning a project that combines your art with writing? I wonder if you are continuing to do research. Have a lovely week.



Comment #10: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:37:00

Pussreboots

I didn't like the extensive use of screenplay formating for the dialog in Dear Martin. Otherwise the story was interesting. I haven't even started reading The Library of Lost and Found yet.

Twelve Angry Librarians is the eighth in the Cat in the Stacks mystery series. The twelve librarians in question had been abused or taken advantage of by the thirteenth librarian. The question is, did any of them murder the guy?

Yes, I'm still working on the road narrative spectrum project. I post a new review of a qualifying book each Friday.

I don't have any major projects that use both my writing and my art at this time. Last year, though, I did put together A turkey is like a T-rex.



Comment #11: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 08:08:26

bermudaonion (Kathy)

It looks like another great week for you!

How do you keep track of 4 books at once? I can read two as long as one is audio.



Comment #12: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:45:00

Pussreboots

How do you keep track of different TV series you watch?



Comment #13: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 14:31:37

Beth F

I liked Dear Martin.



Comment #14: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:46:00

Pussreboots

I liked the plot but not the formating.



Comment #15: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 17:12:54

Laurel-Rain Snow

I'm curious about Twelve Angry Librarians.

Enjoy your week.



Comment #16: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:47:00

Pussreboots

It's the eighth in the Cat in the Stacks mysteries. A librarian keynote speaker is poisoned during his opening remarks.



Comment #17: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 17:20:46

Erin @ Cracker Crumb Life

The Library of Lost and Found sounds good! Have a great week. :)



Comment #18: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 20:49:00

Pussreboots

I'll get it reviewed as soon as I can.



Comment #19: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 07:07:17

Becki

I like the moose painting. Twelve Angry Librarians sounds interesting :) Have a great week!



Comment #20: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 18:01:00

Pussreboots

Thanks. We don't have moose here so I'm working strictly from photographs. It's slow going.

Twelve Angry Librarians is a mystery. I read mysteries faster than I can review them. I'll get this one reviewed in July.

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