My husband is traveling for a few weeks, so I’m single-parenting. Geez, it’s tiring! I guess I’m usually super spoiled, because my hubby is the family cook and all-around food person. Having to do the food shopping and make dinner after a day of work is exhausting! (I’m very challenged when it comes to the kitchen, which is why my meal-related chores are usually limited to washing the dishes.) Okay, I’ll stop whining now!
What did I read last week?
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway: Moving and powerful. My review is here.
The Knockoff by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza: My book group’s December book. I listened to the audiobook, and was surprised by how much fun it was. Check out my review, here.
Lord John and the Private Matter by Diana Gabaldon: Also in book group updates, we finished this installment of our Lord John readalong. It was a great experience, and I’m looking forward to our next book in January!
That’s a wrap — season 3 has come to an end. What will I do now?
My reaction post for episode 313, “Eye of the Storm”, is here.
Here’s a little peek at the episode:
Elsewhere in pop culture:
Anyone else watching The Crown? I’m so excited for season 2!
Other new stuff:
My friend gave me a SLOTH BOOKMARK and it is the best thing ever!
What will I be reading during the coming week?
Currently in my hands:
The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond: Good and ominous so far!
Now playing via audiobook:
The Day the World Came to Town: 9/11 in Gander, Newfoundland by Jim DeFede: Non-fiction, telling the story of the amazing experiences in Gander, Newfoundland when planes diverted due to 9/11 stranded passengers from all over the world in this remote town.
Book group reads:
- Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott: My book group’s classic read! We’re reading and discussing two chapters per week.
- Lord John and the Succubus by Diana Gabaldon: We’ll be starting our group read of the novella Lord John & the Succubus in January — contact me if you’d like to join in.
So many books, so little time…