#NGD I picked up a new Tomcat Standard model from @sublimeguitars on Friday, in their signature Broadcast Yellow finish. I positively love it, and I've just published a detailed review on my blog, including tons of photos. Check it out. The link's in my bio.
Thumpy Feet by #betsylewin (published by @holidayhousebks) was one of three adorable board books that made it to our August Baby Box. Thumpy Feet is about a day in the life of a happy cat with thumpy feet. Reminds me very much of Marmalade! Only a few more days left to sign up for the October boxes! Deadline September 30th. Click the link in our bio to find out how you can send your favourite little one a box of hand-picked, beautiful new books. 🐈❤️🐈📚
Finally got over to the Planned Parenthood Book Sale this weekend. I haven’t been able to go in the last couple years and I highly underestimated my impulse control; but man, did they have some great finds! I got 15 books. Thinking I need to do a specific book haul either on insta stories or maybe even YouTube. And check out that line!!! (Swipe to the end.)
|| The Canary's Song || by Natalie Banks.
《From the back cover》
What was left of Juliette Bennett's life was in shambles. Losing her young son to a tragic accident had nearly driven her to the point of madness and now she was on the verge of losing her husband too. In a last ditch effort to save their marriage, she decided to book a romantic cabin vacation for just the two of them up in the mountains of North Carolina. She though she had experienced the worst life could throw at her. Little did she know that the wilderness had in something else in store for her, when she finds herself left alone and fighting for her life.
I find myself a big fan of Natalie Banks! She is an amazing story teller and one of the sweetest humans beings
This novel is about appreciating the good things we have in life, as bad as things get sometimes it can always get worse, and we must push through life and fight and climb the mountains we think we can't climb. This is a novel about having hope and about loving so much to be able to sacrifice life itself for the one you love. •
I loved this books so much I finished in 2 days. I recomend this novel!
4.5 stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐ 1/2
Happy reading 🤗🙂📖📚
Some people protect by “standing right in front of you.” They help you block the wind and rain while charging forward against your enemies. They are your best and closest friends.
Some people protect by “walking hand-in-hand with you.” They will be with your through life and death, sharing honor and disgrace, weal or woe. They are the ones you love most.
Some people protect by “standing right behind you.” They allow you to take large strides forward without worrying about the things behind you. They are…the people you never knew existed.
"Who's dt?" Ahaana asked.
"Noone darling" Aadi said.
"Hey baby! Give me the towel, I forgot it there." Again a voice came from Aadi's side.
"Who's there with you Aadi? Tell me" Ahaana asked angrily.
"I told u no one's there, don't u understand at once. Now plz don't disturb me n just get lost." Aadi shouted on phone.
"Hel..." Ahaana said. But the phone's connection was cut n so was their life's.
Even though he shouted on her, instead of doubting she was worried that may b he's tensed. Then she started thinking that she's not a gud partner, he doesn't deserve a girl like her , she can't fulfill his dreams and wt nt. She kept waiting for Aadi's call pr any msg all night but dint get one.
Papa's little princess who always felt sleepy at 11:00 itself waited for someone's call whole night without sleeping...crying all night. How special that person would b for her. But Aadi... He didn't even bothered a bit for her. He was enjoying with a girl at his home. Ahaana could never imagine that her dream boy would sleep with some other girl. She called him but his phone was switched off.
Here at Ahaana's place, the food was kept away, there the phone of Aadi was kept away. Here Ahaana's fav teddies were thrown away n there clothes of theirs were thrown away. Here Ahaana led on the bed crying all night n there Aadi led with a girl cuddling n kissing. However the night was over...a new n bright day was in front of her. In d mrng when Ahaana went to school she saw Aadi with a girl standing,though she left when Ahaana came closer. Now Aadi was behaving normally.
"What hppnd last night?" Ahaana asked.
"Nothing, just like I was feeling sleepy." Aadi said.
"Oh! I got so worried. I thought..." She was about to say as Aadi came closer to kiss her lips.
"Just stop Aadi. Its our school not pur bedroom." She said.
"Ok !!" He said a bit irritated.
They went back to their classes. Riaan was still very upset , alone , n crying. It was recess time he saw Ahaana n Aadi coming n sitting together. He didn't know he should be happy for Ahaana or sad for himself.
He left without eating his tiffin.
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📚 Rok kohouta, Tereza Boučková
Vzal jsem si tuto knihu do ruky s tím, abych četl něco odlišnějšího. A přesně to jsem dostal, to teda jo! Pro mě jako pro člověka z pěstounského pozadí, je tahle knížka neskutečně silná. Autorka perfektně vystihla, co je špatně s dětmi, který nedostanou lásku od matky v prvních rocích života. Hrdinka se snažila vychovat takové děti dvě. Myslela to dobře, chtěla být matkou. Selhala a byla svým selháním zdrcená, semlelo to její rodinu i život, ale kdo za to všechno vlastně může? Vážně právem slavná kniha, dala mi hodně podnětů k přemýšlení. Asi začnu víc číst české autory!
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Thoughts on Harper Lee's 'To Kill A Mockingbird' ?
I seem to never pick up classics although I've got a few of them in my bookshelf. I tend to be drawn towards YA books more because, let's be honest, I love a bit of drama, bit of teen romance (only in books though 😅)
'To Kill A Mockingbird' is a great book. I do not read much classics but I know I should read more of it. 🙂
Finished reading Murakami’s “A Wild Sheep Chase” a month ago (that’s my fifth @harukimurakamiofficial book now this year, in between other things!). It’s one of his earlier pieces, so the style felt slightly different to his later ones, but nonetheless still very Murakami in the usual weirdness (that keeps you wanting more). With the expected bizarre narrative of events, I thoroughly enjoyed it, and it actually makes me want to visit Hokkaido even more now (though I’m not intending to search for any magical sheep, like this book talks to). If you’re a Murakami reader, you’ll get what I mean by all of this!
I’ve taken some breaks from his stuff, alternating with other books, but I keep coming back to them. At this rate I’m sure I’ll have read all of them by the end of next year, so hopefully I can actually tell you which ones are the best. Funnily, if you Google ‘Top Murakami books to read for beginners’ there doesn’t really seem to be a consensus on this... it’s so subjective! But that’s what keeps everyone so intrigued! More reading reviews to come later...📕📗📘📙
Oh and yes I’m mostly reading on @amazonkindle these days, and find that @delfonics_official pencil cases make the best home for carrying Kindle. Super stylish and fits perfectly.
Ottessa Moshfegh~ My Year of Rest and Relaxation
We’ve all been through that phase where we just want to go to sleep and then wake up to find our lives resolved; that really can’t happen though, our action is what causes us to move on to the next phase of our lives.
The narrator in the book aims to do just that; o to sleep until she can move back into the world –giver her system a reboot so to speak. There is a certain amount of repetition as the narrator takes pills, talks to Reva, makes trips to the bodega and the terrible psychiatrist, reminisces, but it doesn’t feel like a slow read, you keep turning pages.
Moshfeghs brilliance is that she can write about women who are not clean or likeable and keep them human rather than strained attempts of being human or caricatures of people. So here things such as the narrators commentary about her “friend” Reva is interesting to read because it excavates that particular place within people, without making it sound like a dirty little secret.
It's also important to acknowledge that the novel is about someone depressed. The narrators emotionally distant parents died one after the other in the span of six weeks, her job is meaningless, she has no real pressing concerns to take care off, no friends that she cares about, no relationships. And while, no one needs a reason to be depressed, this is also enough to hurt a young person still trying to find some meaning to their lives. The entire novel, set over the course of a year, doesn’t seem to exhibit any greater desire. Just that desire to shut the brain down and press pause on life. At the end of the day it is weird form of therapy that she engages in to try and wake herself up.
I picked this up from the @thelastwordbks in case anyone wants to get their hands on it! I recommend it for sure!
A student recommended this book to me and so I knew I had to read it! It did not disappoint. Perfect mix of action, suspense, love and fantasy for this realistic fiction girl. Now to get my hands on the second! #emberintheashes @sabaatahir thanks for writing such a strong independent woman! #⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #keepreading#goals#iteachela#iteach6th