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Welcome to my weekly update for December 17, 2023!
Well, I’ve posted a few times but my last actual update was on August 20. Oh boy. I truly admire those of you who regularly post and comment on so many other blogs. I just cannot find a routine that works for me. But I’m here today!
Reading Challenges I’m Hosting:
Posted since August 20:
The Ashford Affair by Lauren Willig–Review–3 Stars
Shubeik Lubeik, written, illustrated, and translated by Deena Mohamed–Review–5 Stars
A British Girl’s Guide to Hurricanes and Heartbreak by Laura Taylor Namey–Review–4 Stars
The Best Strangers in the World: Stories from a Life Spent Listening by Ari Shapiro–Review–4 Stars
My sign-up for all the 2024 reading challenges I’m participating in (Check it out! You might want to join me in some of them!)
I’ve read 40 books since my last update on August 20 so I’ll just list a few of my favorites here.
Caesar’s Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us by Sam Keane–4 Stars
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger, read by Scott Brick–4 Stars
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys–4 Stars
The Clackity (Blight Harbor #1) by Lora Senf, illustrated by Alfredo Cáceres–4 Stars
A Wizard’s Guide to Defensive Baking by T. Kingfisher–4 Stars
Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table by Ruth Reichl–4 Stars
The Attack by Yasmina Khadra, translated by John Cullen–4.5 Stars
Gender Queer, written and illustrated by Maia Kobabe–4 Stars
The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan–4 Stars
Light from Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki, read by Cindy Kay–4 Stars
Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares (Dash & Lily #1) by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan, read by Ryan Gesell and Tara Sands
March: Book Two by John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, illustrated by Nate Powell–4 Stars
Tress of the Emerald Sea by Brandon Sanderson
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, read by Jon Lindstrom
I truly don’t know. It will be a busy week but I still have a lot of wrapping to do and I should finish Dark Matter soon. Any recommendations for a good holiday audiobook?
What did your week look like?