it’s monday! what are you reading?

It’s Monday, what are you reading?—a weekly blog meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journey.

Well, not much new to report this week in my reading. Still working on Stephen King’s 11/22/63 for the 112263Along, and I started Sudden Sea by R. A. Scotti, the December book for the Stranger than Fiction book group at the Kansas City Public Library. The Scotti book is about the 1938 hurricane that devastated the New England coast. It’s a fast-paced read, and reminds me of Erik Larsen’s Isaac’s Storm, which I read earlier this year.

I didn’t have much time to read lately because I had a gig over the weekend and yesterday was my birthday! It was Handel’s Messiah, classical holiday fare, and I had never played it before. I had a lot of fun though, even if it is kind of an exhausting piece (3 hours! And we didn’t even play the whole thing!). But yeah I had a great birthday—my orchestras’ upcoming concerts got mentioned in the paper, I had a great yoga session, 200+ followers notification from WordPress, great gig, PACKER WIN, cards/online messages/phone calls from family and friends, and a wonderful meal and lovely flowers from my husband.

What are you reading this week?

14 thoughts on “it’s monday! what are you reading?

  1. Sudden Sea sounds pretty interesting. I’ve had Isaac’s Storm on my TBR list ever since I read Larsen’s Thunderstruck. And Happy Belated Birthday! This is definitely a good week to have a birthday. 😉

    • It’s great! I just wish I had a few more big chunks of time to really dig in—I’m stuck around halfway because I’ve been so busy. Life calms down after this week though, and I’m pretty sure I’ll be able to finish by the end of the readalong. 🙂

    • Thank you! The performance was a lot of fun, and some old music school classmates of mine had the gig too, so it was great to play with them again. Thanks for stopping by my blog! 🙂

    • I haven’t heard of that one! I’ll have to look it up on good reads 🙂 I hear you, though—I feel like my reading has slowed to a crawl because I’m so busy lately. I haven’t even had time to read on my lunch breaks at work :-/

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