Sunday, August 14, 2016

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?



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

It was a pretty great week, which ended with my niece's first birthday party today! It was pink lemonade themed and it turned out so cute! The desserts were spot on - lemon cookies, lemonade cupcakes, fairy wheels - it was adorable. Wyatt loved it too, and put away a few fistfuls of cake.


Seriously, how cute is this cupcake? My niece's maternal aunt made these!

Read Last Week:

  

I loved School for Unusual Girls - now I can't wait to read the next one. 

Joyland was a reread of an old favorite for my book club - my pick. I love this book and it was interesting to hear my book clubbers thoughts!

Reading This Week:

  

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel - A NetGalley read

I will probably throw something else in the mix too - tomorrow is library day!!

Posted Last Week;


Watching:

The Office (American) - this is sometimes almost painful to watch!

The Olympics, and we are about to start Bloodline. Otherwise, just waiting for my regular shows begin. 

11 comments:

  1. That lemonade cupcake looks delicious! I love themed parties. :)

    Glad you liked A School for Unusual Girls. I thought the sequel was even better. I can't wait for the third book!

    Hope you have a great week :)

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  2. Yay for Unusual Girls! I liked that one a lot too- and the next one is good. I hope you guys like Bloodline- I enjoy it even though it can be a tad slow moving at times. I think I liked S2 better- not sure. the locations alone are nice. It's been all Olympics over here this week- we've been watching as much as we can.

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  3. Yay for HF! I want to read the School for Unusual Girls asap. Glad you enjoyed it. And I found my print copy of The Girls so I'll be reading that sometime this Fall.

    I love those cupcakes, seriously too cute to eat, and the lemonade theme, yum and original! I'm sure Wyatt had a ball at the party.

    I too am watching the Olympics, having fallen into a Netflix rut. I watched both seasons of Bloodline and loved it. Maybe because I've been to the Keys a couple of times when I lived in FL and love it there, or maybe because of the actors: Sissy Spacek, and the men who play the two MC brothers, wow-- they're good! One is from Friday Night Lights, the other was new to me. Enjoy!

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  4. What a fun party to attend. It's cute what mamas will do for their babies. I'm planning a fiesta for the 27th for my SIL and husband. His birthday is tomorrow so I'll be making baby back ribs and having a run at my first carrot cake ever. I hope I didn't confuse you a lot from the last post. You know in any hobby there is such a variety of equipment that can be used. For a knitter, needles are the most important ones.

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    1. No you didn't! Well kind of, but that is ok! It's like a whole other world. but any hobby is like that once you really get involved in it. :) Your party sounds fun! Good luck with your cake - I am sure it will be delicious!!

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  5. What a great idea for a party theme, and those cupcakes are adorable! I bet they were delicious, too. Will look forward to hearing more about The Roanoke Girls.

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  6. Ah nothing like a young birthday, as we have the next generation coming on (grandies) there are a few to attend so love that. Love the pink cupcake. Just had a peek at your review for The Girls in the Garden - haven't read that one yet but loved your review.

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  7. The School for Unusual Girls strikes my interest. Hope you're enjoy your books!

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  8. Those cupcakes look amazing and the party theme sounds do sweet. First birthdays are a big deal! A School for Unusual Girls is on my TBR and I am glad to hear you enjoyed it.

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  9. I love library days. They always disrupt my reading plans. Enjoy your week!

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