Weekend Wrap Up #94

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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.

DogDaysofSummerSTARTING AUGUST 1ST, THE 3rd ANNUAL DOG DAYS OF SUMMER READING CHALLENGE HOSTED BY LA LA IN THE LIBRARY AND MYSELF WILL START.  THE CHALLENGE IS SIMPLE.  DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST, READ AND POST ABOUT AS MANY BOOKS ABOUT DOGS, BOOKS WITH DOGS ON THE COVER, OR BOOKS WRITTEN BY DOGS (KIDDING) AS YOU WANT.  THERE WILL BE A COUPLE GIVEAWAYS AND  SOME FUN DOG RELATED BLOG POSTS AND CHALLENGES THROUGHOUT THE MONTH AS WELL. MORE DETAILS TO COME IN THE FOLLOWING WEEK.

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WHAT I WATCHED

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I have always been curious about the All Souls Trilogy books by Deborah Harkness. I watched the first season of the show based on the books and loved it!  I plan on reading the series soon.

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CURRENTLY READING

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GOODREADS

There There is a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair woven into the history of a nation and its people. It tells the story of twelve characters, each of whom have private reasons for traveling to the Big Oakland Powwow.  Here is a voice we have never heard—a voice full of poetry and rage, exploding onto the page with stunning urgency and force. Tommy Orange writes of the urban Native American, the Native American in the city, in a stunning novel that grapples with a complex and painful history, with an inheritance of beauty and profound spirituality, and with a plague of addiction, abuse, and suicide. An unforgettable debut, destined to become required reading in schools and universities across the country.

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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.

I grabbed this from the library.

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GOODREADS

In the sixties, Athene Forster was the most glamorous girl of her generation. Nicknamed the Last Deb, she was also beautiful, spoiled, and out of control. When she agreed to marry the gorgeous young heir Douglas Fairley-Hulme, her parents breathed a sigh of relief. But within two years, rumors had begun to circulate about Athene’s affair with a young salesman.

Thirty-five years later, Suzanna Peacock is struggling with her notorious mother’s legacy. The only place Suzanna finds comfort is in The Peacock Emporium, the beautiful coffee bar and shop she opens that soon enchants her little town. There she makes perhaps the first real friends of her life, including Alejandro, a male midwife, escaping his own ghosts in Argentina.

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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 Elizabeth @ Silver’s Review.

THIS WEEKS PROMPT IS…

Do you always have a book with you?

MY ANSWER

Yep! Thanks to the Kindle App on my iPhone.

 

 

2 thoughts on “Weekend Wrap Up #94

  1. La La in the Library says:

    I have the first All Souls trilogy book on my Kindle, but have kept putting off reading it because of seeing so many not that great reviews from bloggers I follow. However, after recently seeing Barb and another blogger loving the story, it is definitely one I am going to read during my witch days in October! 👍✨ There There has been another book I have been seriously eyeing. I will be looking out for what you think. 🙌🙌🙌

    Same here, my Kindles keep me well supplied with books wherever I go! 🎴

    I am excited for Dog Days of Summer! It’s going to be a lot of fun. 🐶✨

    Have a wonderful new week. 😘

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