It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a nice weekend!

Hurricane Isaias rolled through the East coast last week, taking down lots of trees in our neighborhood and causing a ton of power outages. We were lucky to be spared from losing our power and suffered no real damage, unlike the storm last year that spirited our gazebo off. I’ve been busy keeping up with Momo (my new kitten), which has cut into my reading/writing time quite a bit.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

It’s Monday once again! It’s been a fun week playing with my new kitten, Momo. She’s got a ton of energy this week and gets into loads of trouble, but she’s still adorable. Had some friends over on Thursday last week and actually ventured to the mall! (Just to the food court, but still). Was the first time in months I’ve had a good boba tea so I was in heaven. On to the books!

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

It’s Monday once more! I had a long tiring week, but I learned a lot! The New York Pitch Conference was moved online from March because of Covid-19, so I had 8-hour days of Zoom conferences Thursday-Sunday. I kind of have mixed emotions about everything right now, but I’m trying to remain positive and take everything as a lesson. I haven’t been reading as much this week…but managed to finish the book I started last week.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

It’s Monday once again! The days have been flying by. Can’t believe we’re already halfway into June. I’m attending the Algonkian Writer’s Conference / New York Pitch Conference later in the week on Zoom sessions, rescheduled from March, so I’m really looking forward to that.

Phase II reopening is happening in my area, so today restaurants are rolling out outdoor seating and some retail stores and churches will be at partial capacity. Feels nice to be getting back to normality, though I’m still missing my public library.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a nice weekend. I had a long, trying week last week, which unfortunately translated to a lot of time not writing or blogging. But I’m ready to get back into the groove this week!

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Happy Monday once again! My birthday was this Saturday and I had a really nice birthday weekend. At work Saturday morning, I had cake and a round of Happy Birthdays. My mom and I had lobster for dinner. Sunday, I had a handful of friends over for a backyard barebecue – social distancing edition! It was really nice to see some friends I haven’t seen in months (other than on Zoom/Facetime). There was a little miscommunication though because we ended up with FOUR cakes! I guess there’s no such thing as too much cake.

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Happy Monday and Happy Memorial Day if you live in the United States! Hope everyone had a good week. I’ve been trucking along on my Goodreads 2020 challenge – I’m at 35 books of 75. Doing Monday updates has been a good way to keep me accountable to my reading goals. Until I started posting on my blog with weekly reading updates, I never gave much thought to planning my reading. Though I always have an insurmountable TBR, I always end up reading what appeals to me in the moment. I still struggle with that and sometimes books take precedent if they are an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) for review or a library book with a return date, but it’s kind of cool to dedicate time to a book in advance. Do you plan your reads?

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Hello again! Hope everyone had a great weekend! I’ve been back at work, so I’ve had a bit less time to read, but I’m enjoying socializing with my coworkers and customers again. I can be a very introverted person and the time off has been a gift in some ways – for me to pause and get back to the things that bring me joy. I’ve been doing more writing, blogging and crafting than ever! But I still enjoy the occasional interaction. I really miss my Wednesday Writer’s Guild meetings at Barnes & Noble. Alas, Zoom meetings just don’t hit the same…

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Happy Monday! Hope everyone’s doing well! I’m back at work as of last week, so it’s been a bit harder to post as much, but I’m going to try my best. Once again, I’m a mood reader, so I didn’t read what I planned on reading this week…

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It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? #IMWAYR

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend! It was sunny and warm here, which was a nice change from all the rain. Had a little BBQ in the backyard last night, which was really fun. I had to put some of my planned reads on the back burner this week because some of my library holds became available and I received some E-ARCs from Netgalley that I want to review.

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