Monday, May 25, 2009 | By: Taffy

Summer Reading Thing

I found a fun way to start my summer reading here: Summer Reading Thing 2009 Contest, books, summer and reading all wrapped up together!

I looked at the pile of books by my bed (and the ones on hold at the library) that I have designated as 'summer reading'. I was surprised to see so many LDS authors.

Here is the list (in no particular order):

The Actor and the Housewife by Shannon Hale
Forest Born by Shannon Hale
A Modest Proposal by Michele Ashman Bell
Molly Mormon? by Tamra Norton
The Princess and the Bear by Mette Ivie Harrison
Flying Home by Rachel Ann Nunes
Miss Delacourt Speaks Her Mind by Heidi Ashworth
Recovering Charles by Jason F. Wright
Seeking Persephone by Sarah Eden
Out of Jerusalem by H.B. Moore
Fablehaven Book Four by Brandon Mull
The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull
Heaven Scent by Rebecca Talley
Santa's Secret by Christy Hardman
My Not-So Fairy-Tale Life by Julie Wright
Nothing to Regret by Tristi Pinkston
Agent in Old Lace by Trist Pinkston
Bitten by Robert Smith
Papa Married A Mormon by John D.Fitzgerald
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Wings by Aprilynne Pike
Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
Rescued by Mao by William Taylor
Miracles by C.S. Lewis

(There are a few on this list that are not LDS but I really need to read them this summer!)

Stay tuned to find out how many I got read and read a few reviews!

PLUS!
Bree Despain is having a contest on the 22nd of of each month until the end of the year to promote the release of her book The Dark Divine...

This week, on Anne Bradshaw's blog, you’re in for a treat. British author, Anna Jones Buttimore, is offering a signed copy of her latest novel, Easterfield, as the give-away, so scurry on over to her contest!

Queen of the Clan, AKA, Danyelle Ferguson, is having a summer giveaway every Monday through the summer; check it out!

It's summertime!



5 comments:

LDS_Publisher said...

Thanks for joining the Summer Reading Thing. That's a long list. Happy reading!

Michele Ashman Bell said...

Hey Taffy,

You won a prize with the Jodi Robinson giveaway. I need your address so we can send it to you.

Michele Bell

micheleabell@gmail.com

Rachelle said...

Awesome list and way fun contests. Thanks for the info.
I posted info about my new Ribbon Box on my blog, it’s so neat! If you’d like to see details, please stop by!

Danyelle Ferguson said...

Great review! I'm waiting for my copies to arrive . . . any day now I hope! Thanks for posting about my contest!

Karlene said...

Oh my gosh, Taffy. You are a reading maniac! I really liked Seeking Persephone and My Not So Fairy Tale Life.