Monday, 16 November 2015

What are YOU reading? #293

What are you reading on Monday? is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila at Book Journeys where you post books completed last week and plans for upcoming books. Jump over to her blog and see who else is participating.


The Water Dragons Too Heavy to Fly by Ruth Ellen Parlour
Children's, Picture book
(These super cute dragons have fun and a bit of danger!)

Tacky the Dolphin by E. K. Lea
Children's, 7 years +
(A dolphin balloon comes to life and needs Emma's help!)

The Look Book at Home
Children's, Non-fiction, Picture book
(Loads to look at in a home with objects to find and detailed illustrations...)

Dandelions by Katrina McKelvey and Kirrili Lonergan
Children's, Picture book
(Quality time is spent together for this father and daughter doing simple and rewarding activities revolving around dandelions.)

Asterix and the Missing Scroll by Jean-Yves Ferri and Didier Conrad
Graphic novel
(A brand new tale which brought back memories of reading this series when I was little!)

First Class Murder by Robin Stevens
Young Adult
(Daisy and Hazel a murder on the Orient Express, just like the Agatha Christie novel!)

Front Yard by Norman Draper
(A slow paced read about community spirit, greed, and gardens...)

Caarma the Cooking Fairy by Julia Dweck and Gemini
Children's, 5 years +
(Mischief in the kitchen which isn't poor Caarma's fault!)

Crowned by Julia Dweck and Beth Trott
Children's, Picture book
REREAD - 10E/10E
(A fairy dreaming of
being picked to be queen has her dream come true after an eventful day...)

Why Is the Moon Following Us? by Maria Escobedo Cubas
Children's, Picture book
REREAD - 10/10E
(A sweet read about seeking the truth and dreams that aren't dreams...)

Finding It by Leah Marie Brown
(It turned out to be a book I couldn't finish, as it wasn't for me.)

Ava XOX by Carol Weston
Children's, 9 years +
(A sweet read about being true to yourself and family drama full of humour.)

Chickadees, Bumbelbeez, Pussy Willow Trees and Two-and-a-Half! by Jeffrey M. Politsky
Children's, Picture book, 5 years +
(A super cute imaginative tale about travelling!)

Scrapbook of the Dead by Mollie Cox Bryan
Cosy Mystery
(A funny not too spooky read which made me sad when I reached the end because it was over. It's part of a series so I can meet the characters again!)


Princess in Love by Meg Cabot
Young Adult
REREAD - 10/10E
(I love turning to Mia when I need light, funny reading. Having this one narrated by Anne Hathaway is awesome!!)

Aikatsu Music videos on Youtube
Music Idol Anime, Japanese version
(Most popular song this week is Feel the Beat performed by fairly newbie idol Rin...)

A Place To Call Home by Carole Matthews
Romance, Contemporary
REREAD - 10E/10E
(I knew the story but still felt every single emotion as Aisha & her mute daughter 'Beanie' [Sabina] start living a life without fear from her abusive husband...)


Mystery anime, Japanese version
(So many people don't like this awesome show that much, but I adore it with a nameless heroine suffering from Amnesia as well as something else!)

Winx: Season 7
Magical Girl anime, English version
(I can't stress how this show continues to wow me, both with Tynix transformation, the be good to the environment themes, the friendship and humour!)

Medical drama, English version
(Having a mind blank on what happened!)

Holby City
Medical drama, English version
(Adored Henrik's lines and am super excited to hear Jack is coming back!!)

Crime drama, English version
(New fictional police series which is very exciting!)

Howl's Moving Castle
Fantasy anime, English version
(A lovely feel good show with the cute Sophie who tames the fire demon Cal. Psst, this is based on a book!)

Sport anime, Japanese version
(A great watch for helping figure out some flying techniques for my fair novel-gymnastics is all about elegance and grace which I need to incorporate in flying scenes.)

Magical Girl/Fantasy anime, Japanese version
(Asuna and co always make me smile!)

Kilari: Season 1
Music Idol anime, French version
(This bonkers show is light and hilarious, with the latest episode seeing Kilari having to leave her normal school since her fame causes too much chaos.)

Love Live: Season 2
Music Idol anime, Japanese version
(I was gobsmacked when A-Rise both met with and helped Honoka and her friends perform in the competition-the songs are fun and the human drama is realistic.)

Craft, baking and more!
Besides working on secret projects I sorted out my knitting bag in preparation to get on with baby booties...

I also sorted my crochet bag filled with materials for fingerless gloves...

I continued the soup theme with a warming mushroom soup - check out my recipe on Nayu's Crochet Dreams!

No gaming but I relaxed with colouring in of these pages fro, a super cute Disney Princess art therapy book!

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