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Planning for Summer Reading | Weekly Snapshot

Here we are - almost at the halfway point of the year. I still remember starting the year with so many plans, and then came a vicious virus to stump everyone. I'm reaching that point where I'm beginning to miss the life that was, while also feeling very unsure about the life that will be.

Last WeekJust another week around here - many more to come, I guess. Last week, a few of the places we frequented pre-virus have reached out saying that they are reopening. While I'm glad they don't need to shutter their doors anymore, we are still opting to stay home as much as possible. There are going to be people outside who can't avoid it, so if we can afford the luxury (or curse, however you want to call it) of staying indoors, then we'll take it. One of the places that reopened is our gym. It's the one place where I can't imagine what social distancing will be like but they are running only half-class sizes for now. Since the lockdown started, the time I spend on…

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
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!