Speaking of the book club, it's time for the monthly link up again. And since I haven't participated in the book club lately, at least this is one easy way to minimally participate!!
1. What are you reading? Tell us about it.
I'm currently reading Arranged by Catherine McKenzie.
Here's the GoodReads synopsis:
Anne Blythe has a great life: a good job, good friends, and a potential book deal for her first novel. When it comes to finding someone to share it with, however, she just can't seem to get it right.
After yet another relationship ends, Anne comes across a business card for what she thinks is a dating service, and she pockets it just in case. When her best friend, Sarah, announces she's engaged, Anne can't help feeling envious. On an impulse, she decides to give the service a try because maybe she could use a little assistance in finding the right man. But Anne soon discovers the company isn't a dating service; it's an exclusive, and pricey, arranged marriage service. She initially rejects the idea, but the more she thinks about it-and the company's success rate-the more it appeals to her. After all, arranged marriages are the norm for millions of women around the world, so why wouldn't it work for her?
A few months later, Anne is travelling to a Mexican resort, where in one short weekend she will meet and marry Jack. And against all odds, it seems to be working out-until Anne learns that Jack, and the company that arranged their marriage, are not what they seem at all.
I'm totally loving this book! It's such a fun read and I just can't put it down! I can't wait to continue reading and see how it turns out!!
2. Summer is just ahead and my fave thing to fantasize is laying in a hammock with a good book. What are your top 3 fave "summer" reads?
Let me start off by saying that this is totally going to be me this summer! I just recently purchased a hammock and will definitely be spending some time there this summer reading some fabulous books! But I don't really think I have a favorite type of read for the summer. I just love my chick lit novels all year round!
3. What are your top 3 summer "to reads?"
Oh gee. I've got so many books that I want to read this summer, and you only want me to list three? I might pick a few more than 3 - cause it's gonna be hard to just narrow it down to that small number!
- The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
- Island Girls by Nancy Thayer
- The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen
- The Typewriter Girl by Alison Atlee
- MWF seeking BFF by Rachel Bertsche
So, there you have it. My top FIVE summer "to reads!"
4. What book do you wish they'd make into a movie?
I'm currently wishing that Arranged (my current read) was a movie! I'd love to see how they envision the story on the big screen! Also, I'd be the first person at the theater to see On the Island by Tracy Garvis Graves. Yeah, I'd love to see that in theaters!
5. Has your favorite author published a book lately or going to publish a book soon? Tell us about it.
Oh My Gosh! Talk about EXCITED! Nicholas Sparks has a new book coming out in September! And I can't wait to get my hands on a copy! It's called The Longest Ride and here is an image he just recently shared on his website with the newly released cover!
What is your top summer "to read" book(s)?