Weekend Wrap Up #28

sunday

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 checked this movie out from the library.  I had heard mixed reviews but I thought it was a really good movie.  I had no idea how the story of Winnie-the Pooh affected Christopher Robin after it was shared with the world.  Highly recommend if you are a Winnie-the-Pooh fan.

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CURRENTLY READING

darkduet

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saturdaysituation

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

savagesong

This is the first book in the Monsters of Verity duology.  I enjoyed it very much.  Just like other Victoria Schwab books, the world building in her books is fantastic.  I can picture this dark and desolate apocalyptic world  full of monsters that she created so clearly.  The concept of the story is fascinating too.  Three different types of monsters are created according to the kinds of sins humans commit against each other and then those monsters run loose and prey on the city of Verity.  A couple times I was confused by the “rules” of the book but so far in the series, these rules haven’t weighed the story down too much.  I love the two main characters, August, a monster who doesn’t want to be, and Kate, the daughter of a man who controls the monsters.  When these two meet, an unlikely friendship occurs.

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stacking

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.

asylum

I grabbed this on Amazon for free on Kindle.  It is now back up to $6.98 but still free for Kindle Unlimited

Book Blurg

Two young women, living centuries apart, both accused of madness, communicate across time to fight a common enemy… their doctors.

french

I checked this out from my local library.

Book Blurb

They were six university students from Oxford–friends and sometimes more than friends–spending an idyllic week together in a French farmhouse. It was supposed to be the perfect summer getaway–until they met Severine, the French girl next door.

I received all four of these from First to Read.  They are all mysteries/thrillers.  Have you read any of them? Not sure which one to read first.

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bookbloggerhop

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  Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews

This weeks prompt is…

   Off the book topic…do you use a mouse pad? If so, what is on it?

My answer…

I mostly use my laptop but I do have a mouse pad next to my desktop that I used to use all the time.

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21 thoughts on “Weekend Wrap Up #28

  1. Greg Hill says:

    I pretty much want to give the French Girl a try at this point, I’ve seen a few reviews now and it sounds good? Let Me Lie looks good too, I’ve been wanting to try Mackintosh.

    the Asylum looks freaky!

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  2. kozbisa says:

    I cried watching the commercial for Christopher Robin. I have a feeling there will be tears when I watch it. I am excited to read the new Mackintosh book. I loved both her novels. She does suspense very well.

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  3. Barb (boxermommyreads) says:

    I grabbed Let Me Lie and Closer Than You Know from First to Read too but I ALWAYS forget to haul them. I’m excited to read both of them but am spacing out my downloads so they don’t expire too quickly and all at once. I HAVE to see that Christopher Robin movie. Did you know there was a book as well? It’s on my wishlist too!

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    • jolenewilsonblog says:

      I didn’t know there was a Christopher Robin book! I was reading a bit on Wikipedia and it doesn’t work look like he got along with his parents as an adult. I have grabbed lots of First to Read books lately. I agree it is hard to get them all read before they expire!!!

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  4. StackingMy BookShelves says:

    I would like to read a few of these! I am riding out the storm that took out our power at a friends. So surreal looking at all the downed trees and power lines cut in half. They say we won’t have power to our area till Wednesday!! Have a good Sunday!

    Mary #SundayRoundup #8

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  5. La La in the Library says:

    I love, love, love that mouse pad! I have never used a mouse pad of my own because before my laptops I used Sebastian’s desktop and his Mr. Rogers pad. ☺

    I need to get over to the library and see what movies they have. I want to watch the Christopher Robin movie. What negative things were people saying about it? I’m glad you enjoyed it. 🙌

    The cover of The Asylum is VERY CREEPY! I’ll be looking out for your thoughts..😱

    Have a wonderful new week. 💜

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    • jolenewilsonblog says:

      The Christopher Robin movie just didn’t seem to have a lot of buzz and was only in theaters a short time. I thought it was good. I look forward to The Asylum Book cause I like time travel books and this one sounded unique.

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