Sunday, October 20, 2013

It's Monday - hello from my new computer!


Greetings from my new laptop! I will now pass on some knowledge to you: if your "u" key suddenly stops working, beware. The "m" is not far behind. Then you will be unable to connect to the internet. And then...the end is not far away. So long, Lenovo! You were a good and valiant computer. Hello, Toshiba. 

I went with David on his class field trip to the local farm. Some lessons that we learned - turkeys are very smelly, kids love hayrides, and there is nothing cuter than five year olds singing while holding pumpkins.

Read This Week:
We Were the Mulvaneys
By Joyce Carol Oates
Jesus Feminist: An Invitation to Revisit the Bible’s View of Women
By Sarah Bessey

The Pure Gold Baby
By Margaret Drabble 


Up Next:
The Mad Scientist's Daughter
The Mad Scientist's Daughter
By Cassandra Rose Clarke


What are you reading this week?

20 comments:

  1. Uh oh, I have a Lenovo and the H and Tab key is starting to stick. I've got Fortunately the Milk on my stack. Have a great week.

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    1. I hope your computer fares better than mine! Fortunately the Milk is a lot of fun. I can neither confirm nor deny that David read it on his own and then I borrowed it so I could read it too....

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    1. It does! I am excited to read it. :)

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  3. I've read only one Oates and was not impressed with that one. Awaiting your reviews on this one.

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    1. I liked it. It seems to me (from the one book) that she writes the sort of books you really have to commit to being involved with.

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  4. Glad you have a new laptop :)

    Have a great reading week!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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    1. Thanks Shellyrae! It sure helps with the blogging and editing!

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  5. New laptops are always exciting! Hope you are getting the hang of yours - I always find they all have their own nuances and tricks to use.

    Have a great week!
    ~Kristin @ Always With a Book

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    1. It definitely takes a while to feel comfortable with a new computer!

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  6. Really curious what you'll think of The Pure Gold Baby, I've been wanting to discuss it with someone but there haven't been many others that have picked it up!

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    1. It's interesting. So far, it feels really distant to me. I don't know why we are hearing this story yet...

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  7. Omg We Were the Mulvaney's depressed the heck out of me!!! I can read JCO but I have to have spaces between the books. They are good but intense!

    The Mad Scientist's Daughter sounds really good!!

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    1. They are very intense! I can't imagine what kind of emotional investment she puts into those stories.

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  8. The trip with David's class sounds like fun! Enjoy your books this week. I got The Mad Scientist's Daughter lined up too.

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    1. It was a lot of fun! I have to say that it's been a while since I rode on a school bus. :)
      I hope you enjoy The Mad Scientist's Daughter.

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  9. Don't you just love computers? :) I love the cover of The Pure Gold Baby, and the synopsis sounds interesting, too. I'm looking forward to hearing what you think of it.

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    1. They sure keep life interesting!
      So far The Pure Gold Baby is interesting, but I don't love it. I am interested to see what happens in the rest of the book.

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  10. The Mad Scientist's Daughter sounds soo good. Happy Reading!!
    By the way, we are celebrating 300 Facebook “Likes” on the blog so make sure to stop by and enter!

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    1. I'm looking forward to it. It's such an interesting idea.

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