Weekly Update for March 6, 2022

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Welcome to my weekly update for March 6, 2022!

I just realized that I never shared the results of the Cybils Awards with you. I was a round one panelist for high school nonfiction. We narrowed the list down from 25 nominations to five finalists. On February 14, the winners in all categories were announced. Punching Bag by Rex Ogle won the high school nonfiction category. Congratulations!

I had to run some errands last week and put them off too late in the day. I realized I was going to get caught in some terrible rush hour/accident traffic. So I drove 10 minutes to Sullivan’s Island for a walk on the beach instead. It was a beautiful evening, if a bit cool. I had to go back to the area the next day and went for another afternoon walk on the beach.


  • Sullivan's Island Lighthouse Sunset
  • Sullivan's Island Sunset
  • Ravenel Bridge

All images © Jennifer G. at Introverted Reader 2022

  1. Sullivan’s Island Lighthouse at Sunset
  2. Sullivan’s Island Sunset
  3. Ravenel Bridge over the Cooper River


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Beach Music by Pat Conroy Book Cover

Beach Music by Pat Conroy, read by Jonathan Marosz 🌟🌟🌟🌟

Currently Reading:

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

The Princess Beard (The Tales of Pell #3) by Delilah S. Dawson and Kevin Hearne, read by Luke Daniels

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

The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry, edited by Jay Parini

Up Next:

My aunt and uncle are planning to visit us this week so I probably won’t make much progress on any of these books. But we always have a great time with them, laughing, exchanging travel stories, and eating a bit too much. We’re so excited for their visit!

What did your week look like?

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  1. Lovely photos as always, and hope the visit goes/ is going well. And I’m off to check out the blurb for Punching Bag, congratulations to the winner!

  2. Eleanor Oliphant was a pleasant surprise! I hope you like it. Love those beautiful beach pics. Wishing I lived by the beach…

    I hope you enjoy your visit!

  3. Walking on the beach is always more favorable than running errands! Great pictures, too.

    Glad you enjoyed Beach Music. Pat Conroy is such a lyrical writer. And Eleanor Oliphant is a great audiobook. I listened to it a few years ago and loved it.

    Enjoy your visitors!

  4. Jen, those are beautiful photos from the beach. Sullivan’s Island looks like a wonderful place to visit.

    I thought Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine was a great book. I highly recommend it.

    Your group of judges made great choices for the Cybils!

  5. We love a nice visit to the beach. I might have to suggest that one night this week before it gets too dark.

    Enjoy your week!

  6. Having visitors is nice. Ah Sullivan’s Island – southern books set there it makes me think of them. Nice way to avoid traffic jams.

  7. How nice that you live so close to the coast that you can just run over for a beach walk! We are about an hour away from the beach, but we don’t get over there nearly as much as I would like.

    Have a great week!

  8. Gorgeous beach photos! I remember loving Beach Music when I read it 20+ years ago and have been wanting to reread it… hadn’t thought about audio. I really enjoyed Eleanor Oliphant, too. Enjoy the time with your aunt and uncle!

  9. I wish I lived close enough to a beach to go for walks! It’s so relaxing and peaceful! Thanks for sharing pictures so I can live vicariously through you, LOL! I hope you enjoy the time with your aunt and uncle. Have a great week!

  10. That looks like such a beautiful area. Especially that sunset over the water.

    Hope you have a nice visit as well! 🙂

  11. I get so excited when I see that someone is reading Eleanor Oliphant! I loved that book and still think about Eleanor so I can’t wait to see what you think of it and her.

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