Sunday, July 31, 2016

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

  

It's Monday! What Are You Reading is hosted by Kathryn at Book Date 

This week was a looooonnngg week. Wyatt is getting his back molars and has woken us up every night for a few hours - which is not fun for any of us. :( Poor kid. We are a bit sleep deprived over here. Hopefully these suckers come in soon! 

We have a fun week planned - well kind of planned. It is Billy's birthday Thursday and he is taking Thursday and Friday off of work. Not sure what we are going to do, but I am looking forward to seeing where the days take us. 

Read Last Week:

I read a bunch of books but didn't finish any. I couldn't focus on just one for some reason. Maybe exhaustion, lol. The books I picked at were-

  


The Drafter by Kim Harrison: This is the book I read the most of. I am actually really enjoying it, even though I wasn't sure I wanted to read it. I miss Rachel and The Hollows but Peri is slowly winning me over.

All Summer Long by Dorothea Benton Frank: So, I usually love Dottie's books. This one though, might be a miss for me. I just can't get into it for some reason. Although, I do totally covet a suit like the one on the cover. 

Relish by Lucy Knisley: I am enjoying this book as well, it just happens to have the bad luck of being the book I try to read before bed - therefore, I read about 5 minutes of it a night.

The Unexpected Everything by Morgan Matson: I truly intended to read more of this! Maybe this week?

Reading This Week:


The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell: I am so excited this came in! I have heard such good things about it, I can't wait to start it.

Watching:

Stranger Things - I love this show, very 80s and reminiscent of Stephen King. I just can't watch it before bed!

Community, Wrecked, Wayward Pines, Outlander are some other shows we have been watching.

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What's been going on with you all?

15 comments:

  1. Poor Wyatt! Hope the molars come in soon.

    I have had weeks where it is difficult to get into a book. I hope you enjoy The Unexpected Everything. I have The Girls in the Garden on my TBR pile. I started reading it but struggled to get into the story so I set it aside for now. I will come back to it eventually as it is a review book and I do want to know what happens.

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    1. Thanks Christina!

      I am sure I will enjoy it, if I can ever get to it! This week started off with a bang. Lol. I started Girls in the Garden and so far I like it. I am not that far into it yet thought.

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  2. The Drafter looks action packed, and The Girls in the Garden is good (or at least I thought so)! I hope you like it...

    Stranger Things is a trip, I don't usually get freaked out but that show has some chilling moments! Very 80's... :) and I need to watch the last two eps of Wayward Pines to see how it ends. Can't believe it's over!

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    1. The Drafter is getting really good! It started off slowly for me but is picking up speed. So far, I am enjoying Girls in the Garden!

      Yes! I used to never get freaked out, I don't know what happened to me. Lol. However, now I can't look.

      O.M.G. Wayward Pines. Talk about starting slow then turning it around!!

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  3. I know you've only just picked up the book, but I look forward to seeing what you think of The Girls in the Garden... Side note: I love the US cover edition compared to the UK!

    I started Stranger Things on Netflix the day it came out and have already finished it... Ooops. I agree with all that you said regarding the show - I loved it! Great acting, great pacing, and a really good layered premise.

    Happy reading - and I hope little ones teeth come in soon (teething is the worst!). Thankfully we've finished that stage now, but give it a couple of years and we'll be at the falling out stage!

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    1. I know the cover is so pretty!! So far, I am really liking it.

      LOL! Binge watching tv is so fun. We do that too. We are almost done with it too..lol. It came out of left field I think.. I hadn't heard anything about it, then bam, it was everywhere. I love it!

      And thanks! The kid is so miserable! And us too. I am not looking forward to the falling out stage - dangly teeth kind of freak me out.

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  4. I'm reading "The Girls" right now and really enjoying it!

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  5. I'm sorry Wyatt is suffering from those incoming teeth. I'm glad we are too young to remember that phase as I hear it's painful. Dorthea Benton Frank is on my list. I will move her up.

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    1. Yes, I agree! Maybe that is why we get them when we are too young to remember.

      I love her usually! This one is not the greatest imo, but it could be me. Lol.

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  6. I am not looking forward to the start of teething with my little guy. Hopefully Wyatt's molars come in soon and he can be back to his normal, happy (and sleepy) self.

    I love the cover of The Girls in the Garden, and I've heard good things about it, too. Hope you enjoy it!

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    1. I will cross my fingers it is easy for your fellow! Wyatt hasn't really had too tough of a road with it, I have heard worse stories. These molars have been the hardest yet, they are just so big!

      Thanks!

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  7. I want to read The Girls in the Garden (I have it somewhere, but it's not unpacked yet).
    I read The Drafter, and while I never read this particular author before, I loved this unusual, quirky story!
    Happy Birthday to Billy and good luck with the lack of sleep. Hope his teeth pop through soon.

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    1. It is good so far, although granted, I am not that far into it yet.

      I love Kim Harrison!! Her Hollows series is really fun. I am not the greatest with genres but I think they are urban fantasy? Lol.

      Thank you!

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