Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo | Life and Death by Stephenie Meyer | Play Dirty by Sandra Brown | The Anatomy of Curiosities by M Stiefvater, B Yovanoff and T Gratton | House by Christina Lauren | Honor Bound by Sandra Brown | Black Widow by Margaret Stohl | Tonight the Streets are Ours by Leila Sales | First & Then by Emma Mills | The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore | Before We Were Strangers by Reneé Carlino | Thursday’s Child by Sandra Brown | Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher | Romancing the Dark in the City of Light by Ann Jacobus
Crazy, right? Ah well. What did you expect? We went away for a few days, so of course a stop at a bookstore was bound to happen. So this is what I got.
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA
Yeah. Our annual trip to San Diego was different this time around, as we brought our kids to their first live game. Unfortunately, we all saw them LOSE in the most heartbreaking fashion. I kid you not, I cried all the way from the stadium back to our hotel. It was the most painful loss I’ve ever witnessed. And I can’t even be mad at the Steelers, because, dammit. Our defence forgot to show up! Gawd.
Anyway, enough about that. I always make it a point to stop by a B & N any time we’re away. This time, we went twice. I bought a whole slew of books which negated all the self-control I’ve exuded prior to this trip. I convinced the family to visit the newly-opened San Diego Central Library as well, which was a great experience as I don’t think we’ve all been to any library all at once.
There was a used bookstore at Horton’s Plaza that I religiously check out. It just so happens that it had several Sandra Brown books! I picked up three. I read one already and well on my way to finishing the second one.
IN MY ABSENCE
Sorry about the lack of posts and the tiny hiatus, ladies and gents. It was difficult to draft any posts while I was away because by the time we were back in our room, I was completely bushed. California was having a hot and humid Fall when we were there, so I barely have enough energy to think. The heat kind of sapped all our energy, to be honest. I’ve been doing my rounds, so please bear with me.
NEW KID ON THE BLOCK
I start my new job today. And I’ve been sick to my stomach thinking about it all weekend. You’d think I’m going for a job interview again, but no. It’s my first day. I’ve been so nervous all week that I’ve been dreaming about it. I’m so terrified. Terrified I’m going to fail. Terrified I’m not going to be able to do the job. Terrified they’ll think I’m such a hack. All my excitement over starting anew is gone. It’s now replaced with dread.
- Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
- Before We were Strangers by Reneé Carlino
- Thursday’s Child by Sandra Brown
- First & Then by Emma Mills
- In the Middle of Somewhere by Roan Parrish
How was your week?