What did I read last week?
Leave Me by Gayle Forman: Done! My review is here.
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman: I’m so glad that I finally read this book! It’s sad and haunting, and utterly gorgeous. Now I need to see the movie!
I finished listening to Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire… and loved it as much as always.
I also listened to Breakfast at Tiffany’s, which was wonderful. I’d never read the story before, and I’ve never seen the movie (must fix ASAP!), but I really enjoyed this audiobook listen, and thought Michael C. Hall’s narration was terrific.
Pop culture goodness:
Anyone else watching Killjoys?
The season finale this week was awesome! I’m so glad it’s been renewed for season 3.
And… I finally took in a spot of culture — a night at the theater! My husband and I went to see this, and loved it:
I went to what I thought was going to be a book event with a reading, Q&A, etc, but was really mostly a photo and book signing opp. Still, I walked away with a signed copy of Ransom Riggs’s new book, plus some cool swag, so it was worth it in the end.
What will I be reading during the coming week?
Currently in my hands:
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch: Verdict after 50 pages? This is going to be GOOD.
Now playing via audiobook:
Time for a sci-fi treat! I’ve just started the audiobook version of The Android’s Dream by John Scalzi, narrated by Wil Wheaton. This should be good, silly fun.
Written in My Own Heart’s Blood by Diana Gabaldon: My book group is reading and discussing two chapters per week, and we’re at about chapter 68 right now (which is maybe 40%?).
A Farewell To Arms by Ernest Hemingway: My book group’s classic read, again at a rate of two chapters per week.
Moby Dick by Herman Melville: I’ve just started reading this with the Serial Reader app (read about it here), and I’ve read five installments so far. Wish me luck!
So many books, so little time…