Weekend Wrap Up #12

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The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @The Caffeinated Book Reviewer It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. Here is what I have been up to this last week.

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I spent most of the week binge watching Stranger Things 2.  Anyone else a fan?

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This year for Halloween, I tied a red balloon to our storm drain in front of our house.  If you are familiar with the movie or book “It” by Stephen King, then you know the significance of the balloon.  It was fun to watch parents pose their kids in front of the balloon and take photos.  I even heard some older kids yell down into the storm drain, “Pennywise, are you down there?”

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Saturday Situation is put on by Pure Imagination. It is were we review our latest reads. Be sure to check out theirs as well.

 

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This is my second Ruth Ware novel.  I enjoyed this one more than The Woman in Cabin 10.  There was a lot of suspense and plot twists and I didn’t figure out the ending which is always a plus when reading a mystery novel.  I loved all the back stories and history of the four women and their enduring friendship over the years since they were in boarding school together.  If  you like creepy mystery thrillers then I highly recommend this one.

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I decided to re-read Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne.  There is a movie coming out soon about how the stories of Winnie the Pooh and his friends came about so I decided to refresh my memory on some of the stories.  Also, I was just at Disney World and rode the Winnie the Pooh ride twice so that inspired me as well 🙂 It was a short and cute read and I forgot how funny the stories were.
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Stacking the Shelves is put on by Tynga at Tynga’s Reviews. Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves. Here are the books I have added to my TBR list this week.

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I bought the Kindle animated version of Journey to the Center of the Earth.  It was either $1.99 or $2.99, I can’t remember.  I try to read a couple classics a year so I thought this would be a good choice.  I love the animated illustrations!

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I received this book free in exchange for doing a guest post on my blog later this month.

Book Blurb

Six teenagers meet in Saturday detention: a brain, a beauty, a cheerleader, a rebel, a recluse and the new girl.
But someone is watching. Someone has made sure that they are all in the same room at the same time. Someone knows that each of them is hiding a terrible secret and by the end of detention, everyone will know the truth.

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I received this book free from First to Read in exchange for an honest review.

Book Blurb

Vermont, 1950. There’s a place for the girls whom no one wants–the troublemakers, the illegitimate, the too smart for their own good. It’s called Idlewild Hall. And in the small town where it’s located, there are rumors that the boarding school is haunted. Four roommates bond over their whispered fears, their budding friendship blossoming–until one of them mysteriously disappears. . . .

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The Book Blogger Hop is put on by The Coffee Addicted Writer . There is a weekly prompt featuring a book related question.

THIS WEEK’S QUESTION IS SUBMITTED BY Maria @ A Night’s Dream of Books!

This weeks prompt is…

 When reading a book, do you use a bookmark to mark your place in the book, or do you just fold over the top corner of the page?

My answer…

Only in an emergency will I fold down the corner of a page.  I usually use a bookmark or a post it note.

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(Unfortunately, these are not my bookmarks.)

25 thoughts on “Weekend Wrap Up #12

  1. La La in the Library says:

    Oh my gawd, the balloon looked great! What an easy way to decorate. Ha ha. I think I am going to start my free Netflix trial today and binge both season one and two of Stranger Things. It was kind of weird to me that they released the entire season at once, or is that how they did season one, also?

    I love the Pooh books. I will have to check out the Journey to the Center of the Earth Kindle in Motion, now that I have the big Kindle with enough memory to play them. 😝

    I don’t think I have folded down a page corner since high school. I am most likely to lay the book open face down if I can’t find simething to stick in the page. I like using post-its, too. Have a wonderful weekend. We all get an extra hour of sleep tonight!

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  2. Nina says:

    Your bookmarks are really beautiful & fun! Huge fan here of Stranger Things. The plan was to marathon season 2 tonight, but my best friend got sick. We were planning to watch it together. So next weekend we are going to binge watch the second season. Looking forward to it.

    Have a great weekend.

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  3. samantha1020 says:

    I love, love, love Stranger Things! My husband and I just finished season 2 last night and it was perfection! I love that you tied the red balloon like that – too funny. I really need to give Ruth Ware a try myself. So many readers enjoy her books. Have a great week and happy reading!

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