Sunday, February 28, 2016

Weekly Book Haul......February 28, 2016

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by The Caffeinated Book Reviewer, Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea, Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's ReviewsThe Sunday Salon is a new facebook group I've joined and Monday Mailbox is hosted by Marcia to be Continued.

What a week.  I am continuing to work out, but the scale isn't moving much.  Being mid-40's sucks.  When you're 20, you can go to the gym for three days and lose 10 pounds.  Middle aged weight loss? Not so easy.  But I'm determined.  I recently had some issues at work and as I was relating it to my therapist (yep, I have one, and I am not ashamed), he said my weight might be part of the problem.  He said research has proved that people are much more likely to give the benefit of the doubt to people who are in shape.  I was stunned silent.  I guess I've never considered my weight to be a career issue.  I'm not hideous, I dress professionally and prettily (I think), so that was a statement that made me come home and think.  I'm not sure what I think, but it's definitely on my mind.

I've been reading Hidden Bodies by Caroline Kepnes this week, and it is soooo good.  I didn't read her first book, You, but I have definitely put this on my TBR list.

Fellside by M.R. Carey......The unmissable and highly original new thriller from
the author of the international phenomenon The Girl with all the Gifts.
Fellside is a maximum security prison on the edge of the Yorkshire Moors. It's not the kind of place you'd want to end up. But it's where Jess Moulston could be spending the rest of her life.

It's a place where even the walls whisper.

And one voice belongs to a little boy with a message for Jess.

Some Women by Emily Liebert......Annabel Ford has everything under
control, devoting her time to her twin boys and keeping her household running smoothly. But when her husband of a decade announces that he’s leaving, she’s blind-sided. And suddenly her world begins to unravel.

Piper Whitley has always done her best to balance it all—raising her daughter Fern by herself while advancing her career as a crime reporter. Only now that she’s finally met the man of her dreams, Fern’s absentee father shows up, throwing everything into a tailspin.

Married to the heir of a thriving media conglomerate, Mackenzie Mead has many reasons to count her blessings. But with an imperious mother-in-law—who’s also her boss—and a husband with whom she can no longer seem to connect, something has to give.

On the surface, these three women may not have much in common, but just when they each need someone to lean on, their lives are thrust together, forming unlikely friendships that help each woman navigate her new reality.

The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell.....Imagine that you live on a
picturesque communal garden square, an oasis in urban London where your children run free, in and out of other people’s houses. You’ve known your neighbors for years and you trust them. Implicitly. You think your children are safe. But are they really?

On a midsummer night, as a festive neighborhood party is taking place, preteen Pip discovers her thirteen-year-old sister Grace lying unconscious and bloody in a hidden corner of a lush rose garden. What really happened to her? And who is responsible?

Dark secrets, a devastating mystery, and the games both children and adults play all swirl together in this gripping novel, packed with utterly believable characters and page-turning suspense. Fans of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes will be captivated by The Girls in the Garden, the next unforgettable novel by New York Times bestselling author Lisa Jewell. 

 photo signature_zpsc91ef999.png

No comments:

Post a Comment

Blog Archive