My daughter has been sick. There is nothing worse than when your child gets sick! She was home from school for a few days last week and spent her time sleeping, reading, and watching episodes of her current favorite tv show (Bunk’d). I bought her a present to cheer her up (shown with the humidifier which has been running every night for over a week in her room):
Her and I quietly reading together. And yes, the bulb in her closet is pink 🙂 Obviously.
Last week was hard and I was exhausted. I dropped my coffee all over the floor as I was desperately quickly trying to brew it because I was so tired from being up with my sick daughter the night before. As soon as my son came into the kitchen and saw this, he thought that the coffee grounds were ants and he promptly freaked out. Recap: I was dealing with a sick daughter, upset son, huge mess, and NO coffee all at the exact same time. #momlife
Thankfully now it’s a new week and she’s feeling much better but I do think this nasty cough might be around for a while. Ugh.
In book news, if you follow me on Instagram you know that I officially gave up on this book. I found it VERY unrealistic and VERY boring. Not to mention that I kept pronouncing the main character’s name the wrong way. It has gotten fantastic reviews from others who have stuck it out. My general rule is when I use words like “stuck it out” that means it’s not a book I need to read, lol.
Also, if you follow me on Instagram you know that I’ve been receiving some very exciting book mail lately! My dear friend Melissa over at Chick Lit Central mailed me these 2 books and I’m SO excited! I’m halfway through reading Things You Save In A Fire and I’m enjoying it so far 🙂 Full review coming soon!
Rochelle Weinstein sent me an advance reader’s copy of her latest book which will be released in January 2020. This beautiful book looks AMAZING and I can’t wait to read and review it! Thank you so much, Rochelle!
I entered a Bookstagram giveway on Instagram and won! Thank you so much to Flat Iron Books for sending me a copy of this book! It looks great 🙂
I went to the post office to buy stamps (holiday card season is almost HEEEEEERE!!!) and the man presented me with 7 different design options. Obviously I chose the one with a literary reference!
And lastly, this picture because it makes me smile. Favorite coffee, favorite holiday cup, favorite color:
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7 thoughts on “Sick, Reading, Coffee, and Books”
Thanks for the shout-out. So glad you’re enjoying Things You Save. Good to know about “Evvie.” I’m only 15% into “The Most Fun.” Seems interesting so far.
I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on The Most Fun We Ever Had! Oh I hope you love it as much as I did!
I hope so too!
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Just have to say I LOVE your blog! I have shared it. A few times already. We don’t always see “eye to eye” on books (I’m usually a scary or mystery type book person. You know, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, etc.) But, I have truly liked some of the books you recommend. And even one you said you hated! ROFL SO many blogs out there about books, but YOURS are the best. You’re human. And fun. Like you and we’ve never even met! Maybe someday we can have coffee and read together!
This comment just brought actual tears to my eyes! Thank you SO much, Sharon…what a beautiful comment and it made my day! I would love to meet you in person…coffee is on me 🙂 Xo
I hope E gets better soon. All those new books you have look great. I can’t wait for the reviews.
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Thank you, my dear! Xoxoxo