You’ve seen the books in my bag, now see what everyone else is reading!

I received a lot of great comments and book suggestions on my recent post about summer reading. Thanks to all of you for taking the time to read and comment. Now’s the time to see what everyone else is reading!

Baydreamer – check out Lauren’s musings and creative writing. A big fan of Elin Hilderbrand, she just finished Troubles in Paradise.

Cathy at 746 Books – follow Cathy as she works through the 746 books on her shelf and her 20 Books of Summer challenge, including Like Life by Lorrie Moore and Little by Edward Carey.

D. Wallace Peach – Myths of the Mirror – Take a look at Diana’s recent reviews, including Eternal Road by John Howell and Wings & Fire by Dan Alatorre.

Derrick J Knight – Derrick is working through his Charles Dickens collection this summer. Derek’s blog shares photos of excursions with his wife, Jackie and scenes from their garden. He’s currently reading Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens.

Jill Weatherholt is one of the most supportive and enthusiastic bloggers I know. She’s also the author of inspirational romance and recently reviewed Flashes of Life: True Tales of the Extraordinary Ordinary by Pamela Wight.

Jacqui Murray’s World Dreams – Jacqui gave this courtroom drama 5 stars: A Matter of Life and Death by Philip Margolin.

Jan M. Flynn’s short fiction has appeared in literary journals and anthologies. She blogs about writing, teaching, current events and life. She’s currently listening to The Sum of Us by Heather McGhee and reading Chosen by a Horse by Susan Richards.

LA at Waking up on the Wrong Side of 50  – read LA’s posts on a wide variety of thought-provoking topics. Heading on vacation, she’s packed her bag with The Guncle by Steven Rowley, People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry, and The Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren.

The Light Behind the Story – Alethea Kehas is an author, poet, reader, yoga instructor and proponent of a better world. She writes about meditation, mindfulness and nature and is a frequent commenter on my book review posts.

Lynette d’Arty Cross is a super supportive blogger over at In the Net! – Pictures and Stories of Life and shares her bookish thoughts in her comments on my blog. She’s interested in reading The Fox and I, a book I want to read.

Marian Beaman – Plain and Fancy – Marian’s love of books began as a young girl. Like Jill Weatherholt, Marian recently reviewed Flashes of Life: True Tales of the Extraordinary Ordinary by Pamela Wight.

Parenting is Funny – the Blog of Author Betsy Kereks – Betsy has a great parenting blog. When she’s not herding her kids, she’s listening to Malcolm Gladwell on YouTube.

Priscilla Bettis is a reader and author. She’s looking forward to reading My Heart Is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones, to be published August 31, 2021.

Roberta Writes is a creative writing blog for Robbie Cheadle, a South African writer specializing in historical, paranormal and horror novels and short stories. She recently reviewed Weathering Old Souls by James J. Cudney & Didi Oviatt.

Stephanie’s Book Reviews – I enjoy reading Stephanie’s thoughts on these and many other books. She just finished On the Way to the Wedding by Julia Quinn and The Other Passenger by Louise Candlish.

I hope you will pay these terrific bloggers a visit. Will you add any of their recent reads to your list?

Thanks for visiting – come back soon!

45 thoughts on “You’ve seen the books in my bag, now see what everyone else is reading!

  1. Hi Barbara, thank you for including my review here. There are some lovely books among these posts and, I must say that it is really rather fun to see what books other bloggers are enjoying. I have just finished The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe and book 2 in the Loves Register family saga by Leslie Tate. I started The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells today. I have three book reviews to write.

    1. Hi Robbie – you’re welcome! I’m looking forward to seeing your upcoming reviews. I have read some Poe, but not the complete works. I’m glad you enjoyed seeing what everyone else is reading!

  2. Thanks for supporting many indie authors, including me in the lineup. I’m glad most of the authors I support deliver top-notch reading. Thanks again, Barbara!

  3. Thanks for including me in this post of fabulous bloggers, Barbara. I’ve read some of these, but am happy to have new books to add to my library. 🙂 ❤️

    1. Hi Lauren – I’m like you, nomatter how many books are on my TBR list I still like adding more! Thank you for stopping by and reading. I hope you are doing well 🙂

  4. Thanks for the links to good bloggers. I know most of them, but haven’t heard from some of them in a while. Better check out what they’re up to. Beyond reading books, of course. 🤓

    1. Hi Ally – thank you for stopping by and so sorry for the late reply. When does life become not so busy? I’m glad you liked the links and I like your comment about “beyond reading books” – hahaha 🙂

    1. Hi Betsy – oh I’m glad I could point you to another Gladwell video. I haven’t tried him out yet, but maybe during my next walk I’ll cue a few up! Thank you for stopping by 🙂

      1. Funny thing: the Gladwell vid I’d been watching was ending. I thought, “I should look for that one BCM listed.” Then it was the next one to pop up! Not the best one, so far. I prefer when he’s giving talks in front of an audience, not this interview format, but it’s still interesting stuff. 🙂

      2. That’s interesting. Well you know how our phones and computers listen to us talk, maybe they’re also reading our WordPress comments and saw that we’d been talking about that Gladwell video! I have been talking about getting a digital piano and the next day I got a letter about a piano sale.

  5. Little was one of our book club choices last year – not exactly a book you can say you enjoy but it was certainly engrossing. Carey does a brilliant job of recreating the atmosphere of Paris – rats and all – and his illustrations are wonderful

  6. Oohh … Barbara, it’s great to see what everyone is reading and enough here to keep me busy for the rest of the year! I loved Pam’s ‘Flashes of Life’ and just about to reread it again – tissues to hand. Late to the post but I wondered if you’ve heard of ‘West With Giraffes’ – one of my new favourite books this year. Astonishing and enlightening plus a terrific true story!

    1. Hi Annika – I’m late in getting back to you here – so sorry! I haven’t heard of West With Giraffes – I’m going to look it up. Thanks so much for stopping by to read 🙂 Hope you are doing well!

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