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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

Look at what just arrived! - May 31, 2010

mailboxmonday This meme is hosted by Marcia @ The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do).

Five books this week. Plus thanks to Armchair BEA, I won/got 9 other ARCs. Woohoo!


  1. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart from Harper Collins, courtesy of TLC Book Tours. (This is a memoir about two girls who are the first girls to work at Tiffany, written from the perspective of one of them. A real feel-good book)
  2. After loving The Lumby Lines, I received the remaining four books in the series from FSB Associates - Stealing Lumby, Lumby's Bounty, The Promise of Lumby and Lumby on the Air. You can imagine my excitement when I got the full set!

What do you think of any of these books?

Comments

Lisa said…
That's quite a bunch.

<a href="http://when-she-reads.blogspot.com/2010/05/mailbox-monday-3152010.html>Here's mine for the week</A>
CMash said…
ou have some great books there...enjoy. My listing is here
CMash
Molly said…
I think they look beautiful!

I just bought Lumby Lines a few weeks ago based on several favorable blogger reviews. I hope to read it sometime this summer.
Booksnyc said…
Summer at Tiffany looks like a charming read!

Enjoy!
Summer at Tiffany sounds awesome; enjoy.
Bookventures said…
Hi,

I just received Lumby on the Air as well. I had no idea that it was part of a series. Hope you enjoy them all. Here's my mailbox.
I really want to read The Lumby books. They seem like a series I could enjoy! Summer at Tiffany sounds like a good one too. Enjoy all your new reads!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Ooo I want to try this series.
CMash said…
Nice pile of books..Summer At Tiffany's has caught my eye. Will wait for your review to see if I should add it to my tbr list.
CMash
Wendy said…
I've got all those Lumby books too...and I really need to read at least the first one in the series! I love the covers :) And I got lucky and picked up a copy of Summer at Tiffanys at the BEA, so looks like we can exchange views on that one too :)
Jenny Q said…
Lucky you! I'd never heard of the Lumbys before, I'll have to check them out. Happy Reading!
bermudaonion said…
It looks like you're in for some good reading!