I have been known to step away from the computer.

And when I do step away, if the Universe is working with me and not against me, I pick up my Kindle. Oh, how I love my Kindle — I cannot count the ways. You can have my iPod, but take my Kindle and I’ll hunt you down.

Here’s what’s currently on my Kindle. Some of these I’ve read through (One Day is *tremendous*. Can’t recommend it enough!), some of them I’ve dipped into but have yet to return to, some of them are more “literature,” and some of them are more “beach” reads. They may all not be my cup of tea (hard to know just yet), but they all grabbed my attention in one way or another — and the fact that they’re all there waiting for me gives me great joy! (Update: I do read “real” books — my most recent, by Jen Lancaster, is a must in paper since her footnotes are hilarious and Kindle {or maybe it’s me} isn’t great with footnotes.)

What are you reading? If you don’t currently have a book, but want one, see if any of these pique your interest!

A Vintage Affair: A Novel Wolff, Isabel
A Desirable Residence Wickham, Madeleine
Sweet Misfortune: A Novel Milne, Kevin Alan
Sizzling Sixteen Evanovich, Janet
The Summer We Read Gatsby Ganek, Danielle
How Did You Get This Number Crosley, Sloane
The Imperfectionists: A Novel Rachman, Tom
One Day Nicholls, David
Murder on Astor Place Thompson, Victoria
Fabulously Fashionable: A Novel McQueen, Holly
Vows, Vendettas and a Little Black Dress Davis, Kyra
Lust, Loathing and a Little Lip Gloss Davis, Kyra
Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin Griffin, Kathy
The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir Kilmer-Purcell, Josh
The Same River Twice Mooney, Ted
Hitch-22: A Memoir Hitchens, Christopher
Seven Year Switch Cook, Claire
Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home Janzen, Rhoda
61 Hours (Jack Reacher, No. 14) Child, Lee
Someone Will Be with You Shortly: Notes from a Perfectly Imperfect Life Kogan, Lisa
Didn’t I Feed You Yesterday?: A Mother’s Guide to Sanity in Stilettos Bennett, Laura
When Did I Get Like This?: The Screamer, the Worrier, the Dinosaur-Chicken-Nugget-Buyer, and Other Mothers I Swore I’d Never Be Wilson, Amy
Afterbirth: Stories You Won’t Read in a Parenting Magazine Klein Modisett, Dani
Death of a Trophy Wife Levine, Laura
Outtakes from a Marriage: A Novel Leary, Ann
Lift Corrigan, Kelly
We Interrupt This Date L.C. Evans
The Last Time I Saw You: A Novel Berg, Elizabeth
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3 Responses to “I have been known to step away from the computer.”

  1. dramaqueensmum Says:

    Stopping by from SITS. I’d love to get back into reading. I just don’t seem to have the time for it lately.

  2. Mohemd Says:

    , You can’t lie [about your skills] in the kihcten. You’ll be found out the first time you f*#k up because you don’t know what you’re doing. Pretty much says it all.Dave

  3. Avirup Says:

    tonight when we finished, Hey mom you know that could be me. You know reidang is tough for me, and I have a hard time. I told him I know, but you can do anything you dream of My son’s reply I know mama, and I know I’m not alone. . Your book choked me up as a mom because I see his struggle, but his response left me thinking he will rise above this and he will do great. He also left me blubbering! Thank you for this book and how the story is told he heard he could do this thing called life and come out on top.

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