The Sunday post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. This is a bit of a recap post of the week where you can link to the posts you made this week, share news, and even what you have been reading. Some categories might change per Sunday.
This Sunday is the last day of my husband’s vacation. Part of me is glad I’ll be able to do my own stuff again (schedule cleaning the house and getting to blog ahead) but I’ll miss having him around daily. Now that he will go back to work on Monday his manager has his 3 week vacation and so he will have to work extra hours most likely. I won’t get to see him as much.
We didn’t get to do too much in the last two weeks. Mostly because pregnancy tiredness and all has been hitting me pretty hard. But the baby is doing fine so that is good. Last week we had a lot of rain and stormy weather though luckily we didn’t get any of the flooding other areas of the country had to deal with. My husband decided last minute to change the bathroom around so he worked a lot on that and is doing some of the final touches this weekend.
Last week was also the last evening of volunteering before Summer break. I don’t think I mention it here, but once every two weeks on Thursday evening I volunteer at a group/cafe type of things for people with intellectual dissabilities. It is fun. The volunteers are great too. We ended with a bbq like we do every year.
This week the weather was better. Of course not on Monday when we went to Amsterdam. Had to visit some English book stores there, haha. And we went to Breda on Wednesday. We went to a museum and a book store that is inside a theatre that I wanted to see.
Friday I knocked one my small faerie statues of my shelf. Sad face. It was completely shattered so no chance on glueing it together again like last time when the cat knocked it off. But my husband has ordered me a new one because he thought it was a shame. So cute. I have no idea what kind of faerie it is. But that’s okay because it is the thought that counts. ❤
In July I’ll be participating in the make me read it read-a-thon. Could you all please vote in the poll what books I should read? The post you can find here.
Next to that right now I am participating in the read-a-ton for my Dutch Goodreads group Books Ever After which is fun too.
I’m having so much trouble with wordpress lately, it is really sucking all the fun out of blogging. It freezes, refuses to work, refuses to plan in blogs, refuses to save, refuses to put in links. It also keeps saying about a script failing or something? Anyone else having problems? Granted, my laptop is a piece of shit as well. I might make the last bookshelf tour post on our main computer since it takes too long on this one. See if that is any better.
One of the Dutch publishers, Blossom Books, is going to release all of Marissa Meyer’s books in Dutch! Starting with Heartless in November. And they are rereleasing Cinder and Scarlet that were previously released by another Dutch publisher, but they stopped. So they are taking those over and continueing on with The Lunar Chronicles in Dutch. It’s pretty great because I know a lot of Dutch readers have been asking for that.
★ The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire 1) by Tui T. Sutherland
★ Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Best liked on my Bookstagram these last two weeks. Find me there! My username is signourney, as it is almost everywhere.
★ Alicia from A Kernel of Nonsense talked about Twitter discussions
★ Liesbet from Zwartraafje talked about specializing your book blog to a specific genre (Dutch) . I also filled in a questionaire which appeared on her blog. It’s basically like a friendship book but then for book bloggers. (Also Dutch)
★ Lovely Cait from Paper Fury shared what us book bloggers really do
★ Read Diverse Books talked about the term diversity. Very interesting to read.
★ Author Cinda Williams Chima reaveled the cover for Shadowcaster, the second book in the Shattered Realms serie.