It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Kathryn at Book Date. Sunday Post is hosted by Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer.
I've had a busy couple of weeks. My husband and I took off one Friday to drive to a choose-and-cut farm to get our Christmas tree. We've been going to the same place for most of the 14 years we've been together. We always have a good time wandering around on the hillsides, looking for the perfect compromise between my taste for trees that are as fat as they are tall and his taste for what I call Charlie Brown Christmas trees. I'm slowly winning him over to my way of seeing things; our tree this year is the fattest yet!
I've also had some holiday festivities at work and I've been spending time with my sister and some friends. I went to see Mockingjay Part 2 yesterday. Have any of you seen it? What did you think? I liked it but I think these last two movies could have been one. I didn't realize my friend hadn't seen the last one and the only thing that confused her was Peeta's story line. I filled her in on that in a sentence or two.
My friend from high school has published another 100-word story on Speck Lit: "Social Anxiety." Go check it out. We only think we're uncomfortable in social situations.
Posted:Review: The Winter Palace: A Novel of Catherine the Great by Eva Stachniak--4 Stars
Review: In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette by Hampton Sides--4.5 Stars
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
Frances and Bernard by Carlene Bauer, read by Angela Brazil and Stephen R. Thorne
Currently Reading:First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett, read by Anna Fields
Nine Parts of Desire: The Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks
Up Next:I don't expect to finish anything this week.
What are you reading?
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