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Pandemic-fatigue | Weekly Snapshot

It got busy this week! Lots going on at home, work, and otherwise as well.  Life My daughter's school decided to close on Friday, along with several other schools in the area, with some being closed from Thursday. Not enough staff. The school had been on a mask mandate since the beginning of the pandemic, dropping it only for one week when the pandemic had appeared to have stabilized last year. And yet, they dropped the mandate completely at the beginning of this year, when cases were exponentially rising, only to bring it back again starting next week. I've gone from being very annoyed to angry to feeling fatigue in these first two weeks already. I won't lie - we all mask around here and try to avoid going where we don't have a need to be in, and still, we are not taking anything close to the extreme precaution we all took at the beginning of the pandemic. I cannot and don't want to keep my kids home - I have at least that much faith in the schools' precautions

It's Monday! What are you reading? -- Feb 01, 2010

It's Monday! What are you reading this week?
This is a weekly event hosted by J. Kaye at J. Kaye's Book Blog to celebrate what you are reading for the week as well as books completed the previous week.

Books completed last week
- City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (To be reviewed this week)
- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (To be reviewed this week)
- Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan (To be reviewed this week)

Books reviewed from the week before
- Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
- Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

I am currently reading

The Chopin ManuscriptThe Chopin Manuscript by Jeffery Deaver (Audio book): I started this one last week. It's getting interesting, but unfortunately, I'm not getting much time to listen to it.

My reading plans for the next week

RainwaterRainwater by Sandra Brown: This one is due back in the library this Friday (one of the victims of my simultaneous holds coming together). I just might read this, I really want to, but I'll be choosing between this one and the book below!



Not my DaughterNot my Daughter by Barbara Delinsky: I've read a lot of good reviews about this book over the last week, that I'm really keen to read this one. What do you do, when you have to choose between two books you want to read? Try to read both, right? Probably give everything else second importance only? ::shudder::
Check out what others are reading here!

Comments

bermudaonion said…
I'm amazed that you read as much as you do!
Darlyn said…
i love sandra Brown!Hope you like hers! =p
City of Bones is one I have been curious about. A girl in my book club is flying through these reads and says they are fantastic.

Have a great reading week!
Unknown said…
Oh man...I'm going to have to come back and see your thoughts on Say You're One of Them. It's on my list this week.

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Tales of Whimsy said…
Coool. Different. Can't wait to see what you think!
Cat said…
I'd want to read both of those too :( - I hope you manage it.

Happy reading!
I'll be looking forward to your review of City of Bones.

I came across The Chopin Manuscript somewhere, and it sounds intriguing. I can't wait to see what you think of that one either.

Enjoy your books!
Rachelle said…
Looking forward to your review on "Say You're One of Them"! I'm off to check out your review for "Her Fearful Symmetry" now.

Happy reading!
Athira said…
bermudaonion, I wish I read even more! I'm never satisfied! ;-)

dArLyN, I did! I loved Rainwater!

Sheila, City of Bones was good! I think you should read it!

Lynne, I'll be reviewing Say you're one of them soon. But I wasn't too impressed by it!

Juju, thanks! :)

Cat, I had to drop Not my daughter! :-(

Jennifer G, I hope I finish The Chopin Manuscript soon! Being an audio book, I struggle to find time to listen to it.

Rachelle, I'll be reviewing it soon!