The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimberly, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures—I mean books!
Yesterday, our cable modem went on the fritz, making our internet slow as molasses — when it wasn’t out altogether, which was about every five minutes. Unfortunately, that meant I wasn’t able to do the Zoom play reading of Arsenic and Old Lace. (Darn it, I was looking forward to that!) But Mr. Bookwyrm spent some time on the phone with the tech support people from the cable internet company, and they pinned it down to the actual modem. So Mr. Bookwyrm went to Best Buy and bought a new one, and now we are up and running again.
- Sunday Post – 7/18/2021
- The Code of the Woosters, by P. G. Wodehouse – review
- Sunday Post – 7/25/2021 – this post
- Devil in Disguise, by Lisa Kleypas – tentative
- The Forbidden, by Heather Graham – tentative
- News & Notes – 7/31/2021 – tentative
- Sunday Post – 8/01/2021 – tentative
What I’m Reading/Watching
Reading: I read three ARCs this week: Once a Laird (Mary Jo Putney) and The Forbidden and The Unknown (Heather Graham.) And I reread Devil in Disguise (Lisa Kleypas; ARC) to refresh my memory so I can write a review before it is released on Tuesday. (And also because I really loved it.) Plus, I continued my reread of the Mary Russell & Sherlock Holmes series by Laurie R. King, finishing up O Jerusalem this week.
Added to the Hoard
Purchased (Kindle, print, or audio)
Kindle: Dreadnought; The Tower of Nero; A Vow So Bold and Deadly; Sorcery of Thorns; The Pages of the Mind; Everybody Was So Young; Say No to the Duke; The Lost Duke of Wyndham; Queen of Hearts; Johnny Underground; A Six-Letter Word for Death; In Like Flynn; (Click title for Goodreads page.)
Audiobooks: Dreadnought (Click title for Goodreads page.)
Glad to hear your internet is working again! that can be so frustrating.
I love the cover of that Rhys Bowen. I read the Christmas one and liked it, always meant to read more of ’em.
Hope you have a nice weekend!
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Juli @ A Universe in Words
There’s nothing worse than slow or non-existent internet when you had fun plans, especially over the last pandemic year where outside isn’t really an option xD Glad you guys managed to find the issue and fix it though! ‘A Vow so Bold and Deadly’ looks amazing, I really need to get into this series asap.
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Anne - Books of My Heart
That is very frustrating but at least he figured it out. We all count on the Internet to do a variety of things.
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Especially these days — it’s not just for information and recreation, but also for social contact. We’re still attending church online, and we had a family Zoom this evening. And of course, there was COYER book club this afternoon, too! 🙂
Glad to hear your internet was not out for long. Ahh, Julia Quinn is one of my faves. Enjoy.
Victoria A Hamel
It’s so annoying when the internet is slow! Glad we always have our books!
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Oh that’s too bad about missing out on the Arsenic and Old Lace reading. Hopefully you can do a rewatch of the movie soon to make up. Cary Grant becoming more and more disheveled as the movie develops is one of my favorite things in film. Glad Mr. Bookwyrm was able to pinpoint the problem. I’m almost done with The Pirate King and am liking it but it doesn’t really seem to fit the series. It seems a little farce-y or something? I do need to go back and reread the earlier books. It’s probably been 20 years since I read the earlier books and I’m not entirely sure I ever read them in order since I was using either a used bookstore or the library for reading and so I was kind of at the mercy of availability. Have a great week!
Nicole @ BookWyrm Knits
Too bad your internet wasn’t up and running for Arsenic and Old Lace, but I’m glad you got it sorted!
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Internet being down is so frustrating – it’s hard to belive there was a time we rarely used it. Now I feel like we use it for everything! Glad you were able to get it up and running again!