I am combining two great blog hops: Stacking The Shelves (a Saturday feature by Team Tynga's Reviews), and Sunday Post (a Sunday feature by the Caffeinated Book Reviewer). Both of these features give people a chance to post about what books they received and also an opportunity to catch a glimpse of what others are excited about. I really enjoy see everyone's version of these features! If you enjoy my blog, please consider following me via Bloglovin, Networked Blogs, GFC, or by email subscription. If you leave a comment and tell me you are a new follower, I will follow you back! As always, all book cover images are linked to GoodReads so if you see a book you want to learn more about, just click away...
Happening This Week:
It has been a busy time at school as report cards are due and the teachers are extremely busy. I am an aide, so I try to support the teacher I work with as much as possible. We are finishing up all of our Thanksgiving projects and I look forward to the week off.
I have also decided that I am tired of doing all the cooking on Thanksgiving while my family sits comfortably watching television or are on their computers. So I made a list and each person will be in charge of that dish. So I will do the turkey, but each of my kids (and my husband) will do the vegetables, cranberry sauce, stuffing, etc. I hope this will make it more of a cooperative meal and not just mom toiling away at the stove.
My Family's reaction...
Well... It's not going very well on the NaNoWriMo front. I am not a person that is motivated to get things done by pressure. I want to work hard on my novel, but these imaginary deadlines are not helpful to me. I still will write this book, but I was just getting more and more frustrated that I couldn't reach my daily word count.
What I have learned from this experience is that I love the creative process. I love writing, imagining, and finding my characters. And I really feel I will finish the first draft of my book. It just might take longer than a month!
On The Blog:
Monday: Bay Area Book Events
Tuesday: ARC Review: Haven by Katherine Bogle
Thursday: Two Movies For Thanksgiving
I found so many books on NetGalley that I just had to request. And I seemed to have lucked out and was approved for four of them!
What happened to you this week? What are you excited to read and do during Thanksgiving? Let me know in the comments.