It’s been a good week! I hope you all had a happy Valentine’s Day on Monday—or Galentine’s Day, if you celebrated that instead. We kept things low-key because, while numbers are down, the Omicron variant is still circulating pretty freely around here. (Frankly, it’s going to be a long time before I feel comfortable going out to eat or see a movie or live entertainment.) But we had a nice dinner at home, with cheesecake for desert, exchanged cards and chocolates from a local independent candy shop, watched a movie, and got phone calls from both my mom and our Robin. It felt very celebratory and “warmed the cockles of my heart,” as my mom used to say.
Spinning is going well, and my current indexing project is both interesting and enjoyable. Today will be sunny and chilly, but tomorrow looks to be gorgeous, and it’s a federal holiday, so we’ll probably go out for a walk or go to a park or something.
- Sunday Post – 2/13/2022
- Release Day Review: An Impossible Impostor, by Deanna Raybourn
- News & Notes – 2/19/2022
- Sunday Post – 2/20/2022 – this post
- – Top Ten Tuesday; tentative
- – review, tentative
- Lightning in a Mirror, by Jayne Ann Krentz – review, tentative
- Sunday Post – 2/27/2022
What I’ve Been Reading/Watching
Reading: I finished An Impossible Imposter (Deanna Raybourn; ARC), read When She Dreams (Amanda Quick; ARC), and reread Searching for Dragons (Patricia Wrede.) I also started The Becoming by Nora Roberts, and All the Queen’s Men by S.J. Bennett (ARC.) I still need to get back to This Poison Heart (Kalynn Bayron.) (Click title for Goodreads page or my review.)
Listening to: I finished listening to Wild Magic and Wolf Speaker by Tamora Pierce, and went on to Emperor Mage, which I’ll probably finish today. Next up is The Realms of the Gods, the fourth and final book in the quartet. I love this series; it’s my third time through in audio (I think.)
Watching: The American President has become almost a Valentine’s Day tradition for us. Later in the week, we rewatched a Foyle’s War episode (S4 E4) and watched the most recent episode of Star Trek: Discovery. But it hasn’t been a big TV week for us.
Added to the Hoard this week
For Review or Consideration
Library books: The Silver Bullets of Annie Oakley
Purchased (Kindle, print, or audio)
Kindle: Foundation and Empire; I’m Only Wicked With You; The Ex Hex (reviewed 2021); You Had Me At Hola; Half a Soul; The Emperor’s Soul; Rainshadow Road (reviewed 2012); Murder at Queen’s Landing; (Click title for Goodreads page or my review.)