It’s time for a weekly check-in!
Hi everyone! Some of you have already seen pictures, but for anyone who hasn’t: meet Echo!
We weren’t planning on adopting a puppy in the foreseeable future, but a dog shelter was having an adoption event at PetSmart over the weekend while we were there to pick up supplies and we decided to “just take a peek” and, well… when someone hands you an adorable, sleepy puppy and she curls up on your chest and gets cozy, what else are you supposed to do but take her home? 🤡 Echo is a 10-week-old German Shepherd/Rottie mix and we’re totally smitten with her. She’s so funny and all she wants to do is lay in our arms and sleep most of the time! 🥰 She’s already hit it off great with Ella and we keep joking that they’re going to be an excellent kitten-puppy chaos team once Echo fully settles in. 🤪
It’s been a pretty slow reading week, especially compared to the last couple of weeks! Adjusting to the new addition to our home has definitely thrown me off-track a bit this week, but I’m hoping to get back into the swing of things by the weekend. I finally finished Drowning, which was excellent, and Misty and I buddy re-read ACOTAR, which is always a favorite for me. This was my first time listening to the GraphicAudio version and it was neat, but I have to say that I prefer the regular version. I also have the GraphicAudio versions for ACOMAF, so I’ll be listening to those for our re-read of it in a couple of weeks, but then I probably won’t get the graphic versions of the rest of the series.
📚 current reads 📚
Still only five current reads, look at me go! 😂 I was supposed to read the first half of Breakable Things with Misty yesterday but Echo had a tummyache that had me pretty distracted last night. I’m hoping to finish that book today since it’s so short, and then Misty and I are starting a buddy read of Iron Flame tomorrow! 🤩🥳 I’m SO ready! My pre-order is still en route and it’s in purgatory at a USPS terminal near me that is notorious for losing my packages, so I’m probably going to Barnes & Noble to just grab a copy off the shelf today. 👀
- Out There Screaming: An Anthology of New Black Horror // Jordan Peele → 50%
- Starling House // Alix E. Harrow → 21%
- Murder Road // Simone St. James → 17%
- Pet Sematary // Stephen King → 22%
- Breakable Things // Cassandra Khaw → 11%
I re-subscribed to GameHouse Originals’ gaming subscription like I do every holiday season. 😂 Ever since I was a kid, I always spend Nov & Dec playing a ton of time management games like the Delicious series. Right now I’m trying out the mobile version of their sub and playing a game called Arcane Arts Academy about a college student who has to work shifts doing odd jobs around the magical school she’s just started attending. It’s cute so far!
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What are you reading right now, or what did you recently finish? Is anything exciting happening in your life? Let me know in the comments!
— destiny ♥