Weekly Update for July 17, 2022

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Welcome to my weekly update for July 17, 2022!

We took a break last weekend and just relaxed in Billings so I don’t have any new pictures to share. My birthday is tomorrow (July 18) so we have plans for that and I should have pictures next week. I won’t be around the blogosphere much this week though.

In the interest of sharing, I’ll tell you about a new-to-me Chrome extension I installed a few months ago. I read about it when Book Riot reposted some old content. I sign up for a library card from every city my husband works in so I have access to a lot of libraries at this point. The Library Extension lets me check availability at all of my libraries (digital or physical) at one time directly from GoodReads, Amazon, and many other bookish sites. It made my life so much easier! I still only have access to libraries I have a card for but it’s nice to check the card catalog and/or Overdrive directly from GoodReads instead of opening a new browser window or something.


Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, edited by Paul Hawken 🌟🌟🌟

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepety, read by a cast 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Links go to my reviews on GoodReads

Ghost Story (Dresden Files #13) by Jim Butcher 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Even As We Breathe by Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle, read by Kaipo Schwab 🌟🌟🌟½

Currently Reading:

The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic by R. K. Narayan

Dark Waters (Small Spaces #3) by Katherine Arden, read by Renee Dorian

The End of Everything (Astrophysically Speaking) by Katie Mack

Up Next:

I don’t see myself finishing any of these soon so I won’t even speculate.

What did your week look like?


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  1. Happy late birthday!

    That chrome extension sounds wonderful–but also dangerous! One of the reason I haven’t explored getting a card at a library other than my own (where, technically, I have 4 as I can use all the cards in our family) is that I am sure my hold list would be out of control!

  2. Happy birthday! Hope you are enjoying it and relaxing and having fun. That’s a great way to have access to more library content! Yay!
    Dark Waters was great. The fourth and I think final book comes out in August, I think. My son and I are excited!
    The End of Everything is one of my faves. Love her style and the way she made everything just a bit more understandable for us lay-people who aren’t astronomers! Hope you enjoy your books. Look forward to your pics next week!

  3. Thanks so much for the heads up about the Library Extension. I suspect I will end up with even more books from my library that I won’t have time to read. Happy birthday tomorrow!

  4. Have a happy birthday! I only have one library card which I seldom use. I’m usually too busy reading review books or books from TBR mountain to want to add anything I have to read immediately and return. I am also a big Kindle book buyer. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  5. Happy birthday, Jen!

    I collect library cards from every place I visit, and we have many libraries near me that offer library cards, so I can’t wait to try out the Chrome extension you shared with us.

    And you are reading some fascinating books. I wonder how you came across The Ramayana as it’s new-to-me. The End of Everything sounds…well, let’s say it sounds intriguing.

  6. Hope you have a great birthday week. I had heard of the library extension and for someone like yourself with access to a number of libraries a very good one to install.

  7. Thanks for the tip re: the library extension – will have to check it out in the future.
    Have a great week ahead! Have a wonderful birthday!
    Sara and Olivia

  8. Happy birthday tomorrow! 😀 I hope you have a wonderful time celebrating. I used to have that Chrome extension, but I didn’t reinstall it when I got a new computer. I kind of forgot about it because I wasn’t using the library much. I use the library all the time now and I have access to four libraries so I think it will come in handy. Thanks for reminding me about it. 😀

  9. Happy birthday, week! My birthday is Tuesday 🙂 The Library Extension sounds awesome…as does having library cards to a lot of cities 🙂 Have a great birthday!

  10. Thanks for the intel on the library extension, we are planning to make a few long RV trips and having access to more books would be amazing. The Jim Butcher book looks very good so I will check that out. Adding to Goodreads to-read list!

    Hoping you have a lovely birthday tomorrow 🙂

  11. Even As We Breathe sounds fantastic! I just read your Goodreads review and I had never heard of that happening either! I am adding it to my TBR for sure.

    That is awesome about having access to all of those libraries!

  12. Oh, that’s what that picture of books on my toolbar does! I must have installed that extension at some point and forgotten about it. Thanks for reminding me.

    Happy birthday!

  13. Happy birthday for tomorrow!
    I hope you have a wonderful day. 🙂
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  14. I should see if I am eligible for any online libraries. Gosh, I guess you now have so many great options to choose from!

    Glad you guys took a bit of a break and before I forget – Happy Birthday for tomorrow! I hope it will be the best one ever.

    Lots of Love,

    Elza Reads

  15. Have a happy birthday! Hope it’s great and that you guys have an awesome week! 🙂

    I want to read that arden series.

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