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Bowling is going well! I have bowled twice for my team when other ladies have been absent and I felt great! I even bowled decently for me! I have to say it is such a relief, as that's truly the only sport I really participate in, other than walking as exercise, which I don't do nearly enough! I would say the broken arm is just about back, I have a hard time putting weight fully on it, with my hand perpendicular to my arm, so I'm not ready for push ups, but most other things are pack to normal! (Push ups really haven't been normal for me anyway!)
This past Thursday was Thanksgiving in the US, so that was nice getting together with family for lots of food and visiting! Having
a long weekend has been great too!
This coming Friday my husband and I will be attending another author talk, hosted by our local Rainy Day Books, and it will be astronaut Scott Kelly, discussing his book Endurance
. I can't wait, I think it will be so exciting!
I should have had a review for Artemis by Andy Weir. Unfortunately, I DNF'd it about a quarter of the way through because I had real issues with the main character, with how he presented her in relation to our current social/political climate, I just felt that he made bad choices. Here is a link to my Goodreads opinion if you are interested. Artemis review
I was also supposed to have reviewed The Upside of Unrequited
for My TBR List's November choice, but I just couldn't get into it, through no fault of the book, it was just too teen and too contemporary, and too cute boys and girls and worried about dating and how they looked, which is exactly what it says it was, but it just wasn't for me right now. I don't want to relive those days, even vicariously, nope!
Features (otherwise known as ALL THE VOTING!):
I've started a poll feature to last from now until the end of the year where you will help me pick what my best reads were! Each week I will have a poll that lists the books I read in a particular month for you to vote what my best read that month was. At the end of the year, I will run those 12 in a poll against each other, and when we have a winner I will host a giveaway for that book!
Even if you haven't read any of them, please vote on the one that interests you the most!
I have posted the results for January - May voting here: January - May 2017 Best Read Results
And have opened the June poll here: Best Read of June 2017 Poll
June has a tough choice with 3 books I would be hard pressed to decide between, as they've all been popular and important in different ways. I'm really interested to see how that turns out!
The Polls for My Best Reads for the months I'm behind.
A Review for A Hope Divided by Alyssa Cole - coming out 11/28/17
Received through subscription boxes (Uppercase, Owlcrate and Pagehabit):
Physical books I bought: None since last time.
Kindle deals, freebies and Prime checkouts (which may or may not still be freebies or on sale):
Netgalley Approvals: Nothing new since last time