Eighty-seven years ago, I decided that my resolution for 2020 would be to deal with my 45-book high Currently Reading tower. Good news? I’ve gotten the pile down to a mere 28 books. Bad news? It’s October. Time to kick it into high gear. Enter the #OcTBRChallenge.
My Love Stamp puzzle arrived from the U.S. Postal Store recently, so of course, I spent most of my leisure time this week working it.
Reviews for two books that have proven to be excellent company during a pandemic: Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️) and The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️).
Over the weekend, I treated myself to the audiobook version of Louise Penny’s Glass Houses. Here’s what I thought. (PGR: ☕️☕️☕️☕️☕️)
Today, I’m going to tell you about four of the books I’ve been reading lately: Some Tame Gazelle by Barbara Pym, The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis, Verses for the Dead by Preston & Child, Lord Sunday by Garth Nix, and Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari.
If you’re on the Internet, you must be looking for pictures of cats.
Today, The Thirteen-Year-Old tells us about four of the books she’s been reading lately: Rogue Princess by B. R. Myers, Randoms by David Liss, The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M. T. Andersen and Eugene Yelchin, and Meteor Men by Jeff Parker, Sandy Jarrell and Kevin Yolo.
Five of the books the students at my local middle school read last January. #books #MG
The end of January is traditionally the time when I give up on whatever it is I’ve resolved to do differently this year. This year, I’m trying something different — not making the resolution until the end of January in the first place. Let’s see if that works. 🙂
In this week’s extract from my now-deleted Facebook archives, I resolve to read all of the green books in the house. (Happy New Year!)