My Monday tradition, including a look back and a look ahead — what I read last week, what new books came my way, and what books are keeping me busy right now. Plus a smattering of other stuff too.
Another busy week ahead! I’m heading back east — again!! — later in the week, and I’ll be there for about 10 days. We have a couple of family events coming up, and in between, I’ll be seeing how the working-remotely-from-another-timezone thing works out.
This past week flew by! I had a day off for a Jewish holiday (Sukkot), and we ended up getting together with friends we haven’t seen in a while. Nice and mellow, but really fun.
What did I read during the last week?
Miss Kopp Investigates (Kopp Sisters, #7) by Amy Stewart: Yet another terrific addition to a great series! My review is here.
An Observant Wife by Naomi Ragen: A follow-up to the author’s earlier novel, An Unorthodox Match. My review is here.
Puzzle of the Week:
Woo hoo! I did my first puzzle in about a month! It was nice to finally take some time, and this was a fun one:
Pop culture & TV:
Sex Education is back! Season 3 dropped on Netflix last week, and I’m about halfway done.
Even though I already had an e-ARC, I ended up buying myself a physical copy of Miss Kopp Investigates from the author’s husband’s bookstore. It came signed by the author, plus “signed” by Fleurette Kopp too!
What will I be reading during the coming week?
Currently in my hands:
Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune: I haven’t had as much time as I’d wish for just sitting and reading, so I haven’t made a ton of progress… but I’m really liking this so far!
Now playing via audiobook:
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley: This is a re-read for me (first time on audio) — a book related to this one is coming out in two weeks, and I need a refresher!
- Outlander Book Club is doing a speed-re-read of Written in My Own Heart’s Blood, #8 in the Outlander series. We’re reading and discussing 5 chapters per week. This week: Chapters 106 – 110.
- Doctor Zhivago is our new group classic read! We’re just getting started this week.
So many books, so little time…
7 thoughts on “The Monday Check-In ~ 9/27/2021”
Have fun on your trip! It’s nice that your job will allow you to work remotely, win win😁
Thanks! We’ve moved back to 50% onsite, 50% remote, but they’re being good about making exceptions. 🙂
I hope you have a great week coming!
Thank you! Same to you!
I just started Sex Education the other night. Only on season two though.
It’s such a good show — I hope you’re enjoying it!
I still have not went on to watch more sadly but i was enjoying it when i did.