Weekly Blog Update February 7, 2016

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Weekly Update at Introverted Reader

Welcome to my weekly blog update for February 7, 2016!

We’ve had a good week here. The weeknights were pretty low-key and yesterday we went to a local RV show and spent tons of our imaginary money. 🙂 That’s the best kind to spend, right? We were just dreaming. Last night we went to see an 80s tribute band with a couple of good friends. They always put on a good show. Tonight we’re heading to a neighbor’s house for a Super Bowl party. I honestly couldn’t care less who wins, even though I’m a North Carolina girl, but I do like watching the commercials and halftime show and I’m sure we’ll have some good munchies. Will you be watching?


Review: The Discreet Hero by Mario Vargas Llosa, translated by Edith Grossman–3 Stars

Review: Winter by Marissa Meyer, read by Rebecca Soler–3 Stars


Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz

I also officially Did Not Finish The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, read by Clare Corbitt, India Fisher, and Louise Brealey

Currently Reading:

River Marked by Patricia Briggs

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Lady of Devices by Shelley Adina–This is my read-at-the-gym book, so it will take me a while to get through it.

Up Next:

I might get through River Marked since that series is usually a quick read for me. If I do, I’ll move on to The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater. I had planned to pick this one up last week but a trip to the library derailed me a bit. I also need a new audio book since The Girl on the Train didn’t pan out for me.

What are you reading this week?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Kathryn at Book Date. Sunday Post is hosted by Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

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  1. I finally decided when thinking about what I had to read this year that I was not even trying The Girl on the Train. Sorry it was a DNF for you but I strongly believe in DNF'ing.

  2. No Super Bowl here given its Australia but I did watch the ads on YouTube

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  3. I listened to Girl on the Train and enjoyed it. Hope you had fun at the Super Bowl party. I like Gaga.

  4. I enjoyed The Girl on the Train, although some didn't…probably because of erroneous comparisons to other popular thrillers.

    As for Super Bowl, I didn't watch, and when I used to, I also loved the munchies and halftime activities…lol.

    Enjoy your week, and here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

  5. I really had to struggle to finish Girl on the Train, I kept getting bogged down in the middle and finally had to make myself finish. So I totally get that. Is River Marked part of the Mercy Thompson? I was looking at the first one last night and thinking of starting those.

    Yeah I'll be watching the Super Bowl, I don't really have a fave it would be nice to see the Panthers win but i like Peyton too, so… either way I guess. 🙂

    Love 80's music!

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