23 February 2020
Sunday Salon - 23.Feb.20
Welcome back! I've been trying to join in a nice linky every week or so, which has worked out to each of my favorites coming around once a month or so! Today I'm back playing along with the Sunday Salon gang through Deb at Readerbuzz! Make sure to visit her site and check out some of the other participants.
What I Read
In the Afterlight by Alexandrea Bracken
This was the third book in the Darkest Minds trilogy. I finished it last weekend and reviewed it on Monday. It was great finishing up the journey with these characters, and I gave the book 4 out of 5 stars. I hope movies for the second two books follow, as they did for the first book (The Darkest Minds).
Witness Protection Widow by Debra Webb
I finished up this book from the Harlequin Intrigue collection on Tuesday and reviewed it here. It was a pleasant read and I loved passing the time with it on our days off of school this week. I gave this one 3 out of 5 stars.
We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
I finished this one on Thursday. I was reading it for the adult battle of the books that will be held in April. I reviewed this 5 out of 5 star book here. I loved this book! In my googling just now to get the cover picture, I saw that it was a movie in 2018!!
No Truth Left to Tell by Michael McAuliffe
I just started this on Friday, but it's a real page-turner so far! I can't wait to snuggle down and see what happens next! The beginning left me in tears, reading about the hate and racism thriving in a small community in Louisiana.
All the Ways We Said Goodbye by Beatriz Williams, Lauren Willig, and Karen White
I'm also starting this one on my kindle. My old eyes definitely prefer reading the kindle after dark. I really liked the last book I read by Beatriz Williams, and I love historical fiction, so I'm sure this will be another enjoyable read.
I'm excited to meet with the adult battle of the books team I'm on at a local pizza restaurant I haven't visited yet. Talk about a win/win! We all read We Have Always Lived in the Castle in preparation for this meeting, so I'm really interested to hear if they liked the book as much as I did.
Off the Blog
I think I'm done subbing for a bit. Well, at least the long-term, everyday subbing. I'll still go where I'm needed, but so far there's no extra shifts scheduled for this week. We'll see what happens, eh?
The kids have their regular activities for this week, plus Jack wants to start swim lessons. Okay. Maggie has a choir concert on Thursday and her baton team is performing at the high school bastketball game on Friday. Both kids are in a big baton competition on Saturday. It's always something!
Hope you're having a great spring! I'm looking forward to visiting and commenting on all the other Sunday Salon blogs :)