Weekly Update for March 27, 2022

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Weekly Update at Introverted Reader

Welcome to my weekly update for March 27, 2022!

I didn’t think I would read much this week since I was getting ready for my in-laws to visit but all that cleaning left me plenty of time to rip through audiobooks. Add in a couple of books that I was almost finished with last week, an unfinished novel, and a play, and I had a surprisingly impressive reading week.

My in-laws arrived Thursday evening and they’re leaving early Monday morning. They’ve never been to Charleston before so we’ve kept them busy with a food tour, a harbor cruise, and a horse-drawn carriage ride. I haven’t taken many pictures since my husband and I have seen a lot of this before, but I do have some pictures from our visit to Angel Oak. It’s a huge live oak tree that’s estimated to be about 400 years old. It shades about 17,200 square feet (1,600 m2).


  • Angel Oak
  • Angel Oak
  • Angel Oak
  • Grits from Another Broken Egg Cafe

All images © Jennifer G. at Introverted Reader 2022

1-3: Angel Oak
4: Grits from Another Broken Egg Cafe


The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë–Book Review

Ten Books with an Adjective in the Title


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Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune 🌟🌟🌟🌟

The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré, read by Adjoa Andoh 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Sanditon by Jane Austen 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey, read by Romy Nordlinger 🌟🌟🌟🌟

The River of Silver (Daevabad #3.5) by S. A. Chakraborty, read by Soneela Nankani 🌟🌟🌟🌟

A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Currently Reading:

Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach

 The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story, created by Nikole Hannah-Jones

The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry, edited by Jay Parini

Up Next:

I am determined not to start another book until I finally finish The 1619 Project. I’m almost there though! Oh, but I do need to download a new audiobook. I was looking for a science fiction title for the SpaceTime Reading Challenge when I downloaded Upright Women Wanted but that’s not exactly what I got. I’ll probably look for another science fiction option.

What did your week look like?

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  1. I’m sure the Charleston tour was a success. There’s so much to see there. I love that city.

    I’m interested in 1619 project. The title caught my attention.

  2. I discovered cheesy shrimp & grits a few years ago when we were in Astoria, OR. I never thought I’d say I love grits, but they’re so good with cheese!

    That’s a beautiful live oak. Trees are so amazing.

    Have a good week.

  3. That tree is amazing! Imagine the stories it could tell. And those grits looked pretty tasty.

    Pam @ Read! Bake! Create!

  4. Hope your family visit went well. I’d like to see the sights you showed them. Yup, cleaning does allow for lots of audiobook time. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  5. I haven’t been to Charleston, but hear it is a lovely city. I am glad you enjoyed The Girl with the Louding Voice, too.

  6. I’m eager to read The Tenant of Wildfell Hall after reading your review. I have it on my list for Chapter-a-Day this year. I’m looking forward to hearing your thoughts on The 1619 Project.

    I love that live oak tree photo. My grandpap had one hundred acres near the Brazos River here in Texas and he had one enormous live oak tree that a professor from A & M said was hundreds of years old.

    1. Live oaks are such striking trees, no matter the size. I wonder if your grandpap’s tree is still standing?

      I hope you like The Tenant of Wildfell Hall when you read it. I obviously did. I think you’ll like The 1619 Project too.

  7. I loved The Tenant of Wildfell Hall… Anne is definitely under-rated. Last year I listened to A Raisin in the Sun and gave it 5 start, too. Sounds like you’re having a good visit with your in-laws!

  8. Yes! Chores usually how I read audiobooks! I’m so glad you had a great reading week! I have never seen such beautiful a tree before! Its age is impressive. Thank you so much for sharing!
    I’ve read, have TBR’d or added several of your books to my TBR. You have some great reads there!

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