It's Sunday Post time! This is hosted by the awesome Caffeinated Book Reviewer and gives us all a chance to recap our week.
What I Got:
Lost Books and Old Bones by Paige Shelton - I've enjoyed other books by Paige Shelton and there was no way I could resist the title or the back that it takes place in a bookshop in Scotland (Publisher)
Antique Blues by Jane K. Cleland - I've been really into antiques lately so a cozy series set around an appraiser seemed like perfect reading! (Publisher)
The Spook in the Stacks by Eva Gates - I was really sad when I heard that the Lighthouse Library series had been cancelled and really excited when I heard that Gates had found a new publisher! (NetGalley)
Read and Gone by Allison Brook - When I saw the 2nd book in the haunted library series I couldn't hit request fast enough. Now I can't wait to read it! (NetGalley)
Reading: I just finished A Muddied Murder by Wendy Tyson and am about to start Clairvoyant and Present Danger by Lena Gregory. I'm also reading Making the Monster: the Science Behind Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Kathryn Harkup.
Listening: As You Wish by Cary Elwes about the making of The Princess Bride which I'm loving
Watching: Well I really want to watch The Princess Bride again but I'm trying to wait till I finish the book. I've had a lot of true crime playing in the background lately and J and I have been enjoying Top Chef. For family movie night we watched an Odd Squad movie which was fun. Odd Squad is one of the few kids shows that I actually enjoy - I wouldn't watch it by myself but it's pretty fun.
Off the Blog:
This week was on the quiet side. The Tornado ended up being sick for the last half. I was worried at first that it was the flu but his fever quickly went away and he's feeling much better so I think we're good. I am keeping an eye on him though. Because he was sick he missed out on the campout at the school but was able to make the Pine Wood derby races yesterday.
I'm halfway through one of the 30 day Yoga Challenges on Yoga With Adriene's YouTube channel and I'm loving it! I can definitely tell my flexibility is getting better and I feel stronger. I'm doing the 31 Day Yoga Revolution but she has a few others so I'm trying to decide what do next.
A few people have asked about my older kids. Since they're not as much part of day to day life they don't come up as much so here's a quick update. Eleanor got married this summer and she and her husband have moved into an apartment complex that's not too far away. And the exciting news is that they're expecting their first baby late this spring! We're all very excited. Emma is still at school and is finishing up her 3rd year. For some reason she wants to teach government or history to high school students. She's engaged to her boyfriend of several years who is currently in law school. Paul is taking a bit of break from school and has moved into a house with some friends and is working full time deciding what he wants to do.
I've been toying with the idea of adding a classic movie review feature once a month or so. What do you think? I've been watching quite a number of them with my grandfather on my monthly visits and just enjoy most on my own. I'm kind of informally working on my "Must Watch" list. Would anyone be interested in this?
On the Blog:
What's Coming Up:
Monday: Reviews from the Children's Section - The Wind in the Willows
Tuesday: Ten Books That Have Been on My TBR the Longest that I Still Haven't Read
Wednesday: A Muddied Murder - Cozy Mystery Review
Thursday: Making the Monster - Nonfiction Review
Friday: Friday Linkups with Current Book
Saturday: Short Reviews for Books I Couldn't Make Up My Mind About
Have a great week and happy reading!