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It's Monday! What are you reading? - October 2



So my plan is, each Monday to update anyone who reads this on what I'm currently reading and what I may have finished in the last week.

So apparently I haven't posted since like the middle of September. I also haven't read a whole lot, but here's what I've read in the last month or so.


Currently Reading:

Title: Hidden Figures
Author: Margot Lee Shetterly
Date Started: September 20

Currently Listening:

Title: Atlas Shrugged
Author: Any Rand
Narrator: Christopher Hurt
Date Started: August 31
Note: On part 3 of 7

Finished Reading:

Title: No Man's Guns
Author: Elmore Leonard
Narrator: LeVar Burton
Date Finished: September 12
Stars: 3
Comments: Episode 12 of LeVar Burton Reads

Title: The Cookbook Collector
Author: Allegra Goodman
Date Finished: September 13
Stars: 3
Comments: Jane Austen Reading Group

Title: Alex & Eliza
Author: Melissa de la Cruz
Date Finished: September 17
Stars: 4

Title: Better When He's Bad
Series: Welcome to the Point #1
Author: Jay Crownover
Date Finished: September 22
Stars: 3

Title: Better When He's Bold
Series: Welcome to the Point #2
Author: Jaw Crownover
Date Finished: September 24
Stars: 3

Title: Single White Vampire
Series: Argeneau #3
Author: Lynsay Sands
Date Finished: September 26
Stars: 3

Title: Better When He's Brave
Series: Welcome to the Point #3
Author: Jay Crownover
Date Finished: October 1
Stars: 3

Title: Back to Buckhorn
Series: Buckhorn Brothers #6
Author: Lori Foster
Date Finished: October 2
Stars: 3

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