Weekend Wrap Up #31

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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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ebbing

I rented this movie this week.  It was very good and what I expected; gritty, raw, funny, and sad.  The performances were excellent and Frances McDormand deserved the Oscar she won.

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CURRENTLY READING

flyingatnight

Flying at Night gives voice to an autistic child, trying to find his place in a world that doesn’t quite understand him.

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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.

I read three excellent books this week!

woman

This was my favorite mystery thriller so far this year.  There were many twists and turns and I loved the main character, Anna.  The writing flowed easy which made it nice to read; not too many descriptions and details bogging down the story.  I liked the mystery within a mystery of why Anna is a recluse (she hasn’t left her house in a year) and how it is revealed along with the main mystery of the story which is the murder of the next door neighbor’s wife.  If you are a classic movies fan you will love this book because there are countless references sprinkled throughout the story which cleverly follows the plot of the book.   This was a debut novel and has been optioned for a movie.

otherpeopleshouses

This book was hilarious! If you are a man or a woman, have kids, are married, divorced, work, or stay at home and want a book that will literally make you laugh out loud then grab this one.  There were so many funny lines that I shared with my husband that had us both laughing. It is also at the same time thought provoking and brutally honest about the many struggles of married couples trying to raise children in today’s world.

ihavelostmyway

I enjoyed this quick Young Adult read.  It wasn’t my favorite Gayle Forman book but a great book on staying true to yourself even when everyone else is telling you otherwise.  I did like the three converging story lines and that it took place in one day.

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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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My Scots edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone arrived this week!

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Received this from First to Read

Set in the French countryside, You Me Everything is a novel about one woman’s fierce determination to grab hold of the family she has, and about finding love even under the most unexpected circumstances.

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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 Maria @ A Night’s Dream of Books.

This weeks prompt is…

  When meeting with friends, do your discussions usually turn to books?

My answer…

Of course!

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22 thoughts on “Weekend Wrap Up #31

  1. Eve L (Evilous) says:

    Oh I had wanted to check out Three Billboards but it left my local theatre before I could. I am glad it was as good and I hoped. I will have to check it out at Red Box lol. As for books oh the Scots version of HP….I bet that is fun. Actually now I am wanting it read in full accent….

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  2. Greg Hill says:

    Three billboards does look good. and yay glad you liked The woman in the Window! I did too, thought it was fun, and moody. And I LOVED the movie references!

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  3. flippingthruthepages says:

    Seems like you had a wonderful reading week. I came to know about the Gayle Forman book just today and requested it 😀 I am hoping to get approved for it.

    I have heard good things about The Woman in the WIndow. I am glad you enjoyed it. I am not much of thriller/mystery lover but I do hope to pick this up at some point.

    I hope you enjoy all of your new books 🙂
    http://flippingthruthepages.com/2018/03/stacking-the-shelves-20/

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  4. everyfreechance says:

    I can’t wait to read The Woman in the Window and I Have Lost My Way. I want to get the Scots edition of HP, too.

    I will talk to some friends about books, but all of our conversations don’t necessarily turn to books.

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