The Sunday Snuggle Week 14 2019

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Hello readers!

Sooo this week I got sick. Which is good news for my reading and not so great news for… everything else. I got my running training a bit off, my medication makes me sleepy and so on. But it’s ok! I’m better now and ready to get back on track! ๐Ÿ™‚

This is the last Sunday Snuggle for the weeks, since I will be on vacation for two weeks and will not be able to update weekly. I’ve scheduled a lot of posts and substituted the Sunday Snuggles for other posts, reviews and so onย ๐Ÿ™‚ So you guys will definitely be provided for, I will just be late answering comments.

I got the following ebooks:

bottled goods sophie van llewyn the pisces melissa broder

And the following audiobooks:

praise song for the butterflies bernice l mcfadden my lovely wife samantha downing

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 13 2019

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Hello readers!

This has been quite a week. I got lots of audiobook reading done, including in the gym. I find that thrillers a lot of times work really well for cardio, because I get so tense during the story that it’s great to use up some energy while reading! I also had a quieter weekend, so had a bit more time to read than usual.

I bought the following Audiobooks:

the silent patient alex michaelidesnumber one chinese restaurant lillian liswan song kelleigh greenberg-jephcott

Clearly I was a bit excited with audiobooks this week. I walk basically everywhere I go, so it’s great to have stuff to listen to while you walk to the market, to work, or when you wash dishes and so on. I had to listen to The Silent Patient in speed 1.0x because otherwise it would not last enough for the week and I want to pick up Swan Song next week only.

I also got the following eARC:

the dragon republic r f kuang

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 12 2019

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I am finally getting my reading schedule a bit more organized and finding ENERGY after my workouts, job and general life to read a bit. So we finally have some new stuff on the Sunday Snuggle this week!

As you guys know, I’ve been spending more time getting healthy this year. From getting my sleep schedule in order to lowering body fat, among other things. I asked on Twitter about this, and you can see the result below! But I’d like to ask again on my blog, just in case! ๐Ÿ™‚

I received the following eARCs:

savage appetites rachel monroe the fever king victoria lee

I bought these books:
the seven husbands of evelyn hugo taylor jenkins reid white houses amy bloom Unseen World PA.indd the bell jar sylvia plath ordinary people diana evans

I’ve already read Evelyn Hugo & The Bell Jar, but I didn’t own physical copies, and now I do!! There are a couple more books arriving next week, which I’m super excited for. Also my boyfriend and I will have our anniversary next weekend and… you guessed it, we exchange books.

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 11 2019

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Hello readers!

As you see from my picture this week, I haven’t been reading much. I did, however, listen to an audiobook while at the gym with my bookish socks WHICH I LOVE, BEST SOCKS EVER. So… I guess that’s my picture for this Sunday Snuggle. I am practicing to participating on a 5K in July and OMG I’m a potato who can’t run, but I’m stubborn enough to keep trying. Also I told a lot of people about it already (including you guys now), so I can’t back off. Nothing quite like accountability and peer pressure to motivate a person.

I’ve been very hyped lately for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, so next week I’ll be picking up one or two of the contestants! I don’t think I’ll read the whole list, since not all of them interest me, but a big chunk for sure.

This week I got a credit on Audible and I haven’t been able to listen to many books lately, so I had to choose carefully what I would get, since it will probably be the only audiobook I’ll have time to listen to the whole month *sweats profusely* . So, obviously, I decided to be very scientific about it… and asked Twitter:

And so I got:

daisy jones and the six taylor jenkins reid

Thank you all for voting! ๐Ÿ™‚ I will get the other two books at another point, as well. All three sound fascinating.

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 10 2019

 

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Hello readers!

I am editing the format of the Sunday Snuggle a little. Since I am reading less and spending less time blogging, I often haven’t shared many links or videos, so I’m going to cut those sections out and perhaps mentionย a couple links in this introduction part.

If you missed, it I posted a rather exciting list this week! Here it is:

Seasonal Posts: post ideas for book bloggers for all year around, month-by-month

I had lots of fun writing that one, so be sure to check it out and get some inspiration! ๐Ÿ™‚

A week ago the Women’s Prize for Fiction long list dropped!!

I actually read 2 of the list already and own another 3 from that list… I will try and read at least those three before the shortlist comes up in June, and then maybe a few more? I think I can’t read all of them (neither am I interested in all of them), but surely at least a few. Do you think Milkman will snatch that prize, too??

This week was Women’s Day and my boyfriend gave me this book from the longlist (!!! thank you!)

an american marriage tayari jones

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 9 2019

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Hello readers!

How is it March already? Gosh, 2019 is going by too fast. As per last week, this was also not veery productive reading-wise but I’m glad with the results anyway. I’ve read so much this year I have reviews ready for the next month already, so I’ll be picking up thicker books and more backlist books from now on! Quite excited for that.

I bought the books below this week:

the priory of he orange tree samantha shannon tangerine christine mangan unmarriageable soniah kamal

I’m giving Tangerine a second chance! I was really enjoying this book a year ago or so via Scribd on audiobook, but I was distracted all the time (and sick, so the medication made me very sleepy and unconcentrated) and I gave up reading this because my brain was not keeping up. But a historical novel with glamour and summer and mystery and hints of psychological thriller is exactly what I love to read, so I’m sure I’ll enjoy this.

On Audible, I got:

an anonymous girl greer hendricks sarah pekkans

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 8 2019

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This was not a very productive week reading-wise, because it’s been so hectic… I’ve been working on my health by going to the gym more often and also adjusting my sleeping schedule. I was not sleeping enough or well enough, and now I’m doing much better! But that leaves fewer late-night hours for reading. Also I arrive home late and tired and still got meal-prepping and so on to do, so I assume my blogging and reading will suffer a little (I’ve been considering going to 2 posts per week, but we will see!), and that is that. I have no regrets. My life is slowly getting in the shape I want it to be. In any case, I still got quite some reading done!

From Netgalley, I got:

43346042 suddenly single carol wyer

I love the cover of How Toย and it actually sounds really cool! I also craved a bit of something quick and sweet, and Suddenly Single sounded perfect, so I was glad to be approved for it!

On Audible I got:

the water cure sophia mackintosh

I wanted to start this in March only, but that is a whole week away and I simply cannot survive without an audiobook. Do you guys also play audiobooks while doing random things, like working out, going to the supermarket, checking through posts?

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 7 2019

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Hello readers!

I actually forgot to put the books from the Readathon in the last Sunday Snuggle, but I’m adding them here instead. This week was a bit tiring, as I try to make my sleep pattern more regular, which involves a lot of not sleeping enough.

In case you missed it, I posted my experience of one year of reading romance novels! If you’ve followed me for a while, you know that I don’t read romances a lot, but last year I took on the challenge of reading more of the genre and… well, find out what I thought of the experience ๐Ÿ™‚

1 Year of Romance Books (Update on my 2018 Valentineโ€™s Day Post)

Rewarding myself for finally having my TBR below 190 books, I bought:

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Now it’s back to more than 190 books, because I added the rest of the Accursed Kings collection after reading the first one, The Iron King. *sigh* But we’re moving forward, so that’s good!

Gabrielle Mathieu was kind enough to send me the rest of the Falcon Trilogy, and I’m so excited to get to them!

the falcon strikes gabrielle mathieu the falcon soars gabrielle mathieu

After that, I actually bought a couple more books!

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The Sunday Snuggle Week 6 2019

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Hello readers!

This was a very heavy-reading week – I normally start counting from the moment a Sunday Snuggle gets post what I count for the next one – and as that happens Sunday early evening, I normally get another few hundred pages in. It’s also normally when I start new books – in this case I started and finished Once Ghosted, Twice Shy, and also got Exit West done.

From Audible, I got:

lying in wait liz nugent the gilded wolves roshani chokshi

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