Monday, June 2, 2014

It's Monday! What are you reading? (#4)

It's Monday! is a weekly meme hosted by Sheila @ Book Journey

If I considered April a bad month with six books, May was even worse (four). The end of the rural rotation really drained a lot of my energy and time as I had to pack for my journey back home. Today was the first day in my third rotation - stroke - and a 8AM to 4:30PM shift turned to a 7AM to 8:30PM job. But having finished Gameboard of the Gods and The Immortal Crown last week, I'm slightly optimistic about this month.

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Despite the tumour-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.
I have finally started this book! It's been sitting on my shelf for over a month now but I've finally picked it up and I'm so excited! I'm up to Chapter Six now and so far so good. 

Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins

Budding designer Lola Nolan doesn't believe in fashion... she believes in costume. The more expressive the outfit - more sparkly, more fun, more wild - the better. But even though Lola's style is outrageous, she's a devoted daughter and friend with some big plans for the future. And everything is pretty perfect (right down to her hot rocker boyfriend) until the dreaded Bell twins, Calliope and Cricket, return to the neighborhood. 
When Cricket - a gifted inventor - steps out from his twin sister's shadow and back into Lola's life, she must finally reconcile a lifetime of feelings for the boy next door.
I have the paperback version of TFIOS, which I loath to lug around on my busy ward job, so I have to resort to ebooks whilst commuting to and from work. So I've decided to start Lola and the Boy Next Door on my iPad.

So what are you reading this week? :)


  1. It sounds like life is very stressful for you right now. I'm glad you are still trying to fit in pleasure reading at all. I've had Lola and the Boy Next Door on my TBR mountain since 2011. Maybe one day I'll get to it too. Came see my week here. Happy reading!

    1. Yup, still trying to get some reading done on the side. Am looking forward to your The Collector review!

  2. Sounds like you have been very busy, I'm glad you found some time to relax with some good reads

    Have a great week!

  3. You've encouraged me to pick up The Fault In The Stars by John Green.

  4. Nice! Just saw another reader getting to TFiOS! Hope you enjoy your reads!

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  5. Don't feel bad! I didn't get much reading done either but I'm starting to pick up on it. I"m sure you will too. :)