Sunday Post #88

Posted October 30, 2016 by Whitney in Sunday Post / 13 Comments

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is a place to meet up and share what you have been, are currently, and about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment, and add to that ever-growing TBR pile! So welcome in everyone. This meme is hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date

Off The Blog

On Friday I voted to be “stronger together”. With all the stress and havoc this particular election has caused it was a relief to cast my ballot and declare my fight song. Now I only have to hold my breath and restrain myself from throwing things at the tv until November 8th.

Last Week on the Blog

This Week on the Blog

Harry Potter Blogathon

Also, if anyone is interested, the week of November 14 I am hosting a Harry Potter Blogathon in anticipation of the film Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. For more information click on the picture below.

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Book Haul

Victoria by Daisy Goodwin
Victoria by Daisy Goodwin

Currently Reading

The Graduate by Charles Webb
The Graduate by Charles Webb

October in Review

I link up to two wonderful book blogs Feed Your Fiction Addiction and The Book Date to share my monthly reading.

Books Reviewed

Reading Stats

Number of Books from Library

3

Number of Books Owned

5

ARCs Read

0

Fiction/Non-Fiction Ratio

100% Fiction

Male/Female Authors

1 Male 4 Female

Re-reads

0

Oldest book read

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Newest book read

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Biggest turn-around in opinion

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs — I was crazy about the book but it was more Gothic than I was expecting.

Strange things that happened in the books I read:

A child goes missing and there is a death at a bachelorette party.

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13 responses to “Sunday Post #88

  1. This election year has been a disgrace, it really has, and I mean that for both parties and all the media. This is not what I want for my grandchildren. I remember when the presidency was honorable, and it meant something. At this point, I watch the news now in tiny bits, and then look away.
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  2. Ha ha so true about the election. It’s maddening watching people spread disinformation (stuff they actually BELIEVE)- in an era when there is so much information out there, why are some so fact challenged? Anyway… lol I like your breakdown of strange things that happened in books. Fun!
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  3. lol about YOUR politics. From the Philippines here — like yours, politics here is like watching telenovelas everyday… but you know i don’t watch tv anymore. I watch live feeds from youtube or fb — i discern everything from there. i dont trust mainstream media anymore.

  4. Doesn’t it feel good to vote and know you’ve had your say? Up here in Canada (or down here, for folks in Alaska), we’re all waiting, holding our breaths, waiting to see how the election unfolds. Thank goodness for books to help us momentarily escape into other worlds and centre ourselves.

  5. I am about to start viewing Victoria as it has started showing here on TV and I have the first one recorded. I am also watching the Harry Potter movies as they are showing one a week at the moment on TV. I have never read the books or seen the movies and am enjoying!
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  6. danielle hammelef

    I love Harry Potter, the books and movies. I hope to read your posts from your blogathon this week.

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