July 08, 2012

Paris in July - Week 1 Wrap Up




I can't believe the first week of Paris in July is already over! Time flies when you are having fun...
I have finished my re-read of Chocolat (review post to come this week) and have started reading the sequel The Lollipop Shoes which I have to say is a very different book to the first.
I'm really looking forward to reading about and seeing what everyone else has been up to this week so please add all your Paris in July related post links in the comments section below this post so that we can all follow along. Please forgive me for no adding a Mr Linky but my computer skills have abandoned me and although I know it should be easy to work out my brain is just not functioning so well today!!
Remember, it is never too late to join in the fun so please go to the introduction post here if you would like to add your name to the Paris in July 2012 event.
Tamara will be wrapping up Week 2 so head over to her blog, Thyme for Tea at the end of this week to see what Paris/French related fun has gone on this week.
Happy Paris in July everyone!!


29 comments:

Sara C said...

I hope week 2 is a bit easier on me than week 1 was! Glad I was able to get something in. http://wordyevidenceofthefact.blogspot.com/2012/07/why-i-am-i-doing-this-instead-of.html

JoAnn said...

Two posts from me this week -

Marc Chagall's birthday:
http://lakesidemusing.blogspot.com/2012/07/artist-birthday-marc-chagall.html

Tuesday Intro from Le Road Trip:
http://lakesidemusing.blogspot.com/2012/07/tuesday-intro-le-road-trip-by-vivian.html

Anglers Rest said...

I have posted two book related posts - http://www.anglersrest.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/weekend-cooking-little-paris-kitchen-by.html

and a rather loose connection to Paris - http://www.anglersrest.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/strangers-in-strange-land-belgian.html

Julie

Marg said...

I started with a quote about Paris! More to come this week!

http://www.theintrepidreader.com/2012/07/welcome-to-paris-in-july.html

If you need a hand with Mr Linky let me know as I use at least one every second week

Alex in Leeds said...

I read and reviewed Clisson and Eugénie, a love story written by Napoleon Bonaparte! - http://alexinleeds.com/2012/07/06/review-clisson-and-eugenie-by-napoleon-bonaparte/

Alex in Leeds said...

Oh, and I did a round up of all the books I previously read about Paris, including a giraffe, cake and pianos... http://alexinleeds.com/2012/07/05/previous-adventures-in-paris/

Lorren Lemmons said...

Last week I posted about a poem about Notre Dame by Marie Ponsot: http://thestorygirlbookreviews.blogspot.com/2012/07/poetry-corner-for-my-old-self-at-notre.html

Marg said...

My review of Passing Love by Jacqueline E Luckett

http://www.theintrepidreader.com/2012/07/passing-love-by-jacqueline-e-luckett.html

Her Royal Orangeness said...

No books reviews yet, but there's lots of lovely French stuffy on my tumblr blog!

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Louise said...

I did two Paris inspired post this week, birds and words.

http://astrongbeliefinwicker.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/birds-of-paris.html

http://astrongbeliefinwicker.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/wondrous-words-wednesday-4712.html

I'm looking forward to making more, and checking out what others did for Paris in July too...

michelle said...

No actual book reviews yet, but I have a few Paris photo posts up, plus a couple of other book related posts on Paris.
Too many links to paste, so I'll just put three of them here. The rest can be easily located once you are on my blog. :)

http://inkyfoot.wordpress.com/2012/07/02/destination-paris/

http://inkyfoot.wordpress.com/2012/07/03/paris-in-pictures-1/

http://inkyfoot.wordpress.com/2012/07/04/paris-in-pictures-2/

Caroline said...

Here is my latest. The House I Loved by Tatiana de Rosnay
http://beautyisasleepingcat.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/tatiana-de-rosnay-the-house-i-loved-2012/

Belle said...

Bonjour. I have posted something Frenchy every day: book reviews, photos, and a cooking event. I love Paris in July.

Arti said...

I've just posted my third Paris in July entry, a review of the beautiful film Séraphine, which won 7 César Awards in France including Best Picture in 2009. Here's the link to my review post. Have enjoyed the first week. Thanks for hosting. ;)

Christine Harding said...

A fluffy novel that conjures up the atmosphere of Paris... http://chriscross-thebooktrunk.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/whirlwind-weekend-in-paris.html

Tamara said...

Check out my recent post to find out who has won a random prize for Paris in July. Thyme-for-tea.blogspot.com

Karen K. said...

I've just posted my review of L'Assommoir by Emile Zola:

http://karensbooksandchocolate.blogspot.com/2012/07/lassommoir-by-emile-zola.html

I'm looking forward to reading all the posts!

Marg said...

My review of Paris in Love by Eloisa James

http://www.theintrepidreader.com/2012/07/paris-in-love-by-eloisa-james.html

bibliolathas said...

Three posts on my blog this week for Paris in July:

Review of Julia Child's A Life in France
http://bookforgetter.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/review-my-life-in-france.html

A funny air-guitar picture of Proust:
http://bookforgetter.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/paris-in-july-proust.html

Some cakes I've eaten in Paris (and one cat, though I didn't eat that):
http://bookforgetter.blogspot.co.uk/2012/07/paris-in-july-cake-cat.html

Nan said...

Because I am in the middle of three books, I'm not going to read a French book this month. I'll focus on the other possibilities you listed in the announcement of Paris in July.

I watched the French movie-The Red Balloon.
http://lettersfromahillfarm.blogspot.com/2012/07/todays-movie-red-balloon.html

Cayce said...

My second Paris in July post is up :)

http://nijiclovers.blogspot.com/2012/07/paris-in-july-2012-2.html

Jo Tracey said...

I keep forgetting to add posts here! Here is the link to todays http://andanyways.com/2012/07/14/paris-in-july-le-14-juillet/, but if you're over at the site just jump onto the paris in july category.

Marg said...

Some Paris food moments for my Weekend cooking post this week, from Paris in Love by Eloisa James.

http://www.theintrepidreader.com/2012/07/weekend-cooking-paris-moments.html

Lorraine S. said...

HAPPY BASTILLE DAY to all in the Paris in July challenge. Watching the Tour de France as usual.

Nan said...

I posted yesterday on Bastille Day 1971:

http://lettersfromahillfarm.blogspot.com/2012/07/bastille-day-1971.html

Ellie Warren said...

I'm so behind, but I did get a novella read and reviewed: Someone I Loved by Anna Gavalda.

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