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The Sunday Salon

I’m back! I had a great holiday. I didn’t receive all that many books, but I did receive a year-long subscription to Persephone (where they send you one book a month), a one-cup coffee maker, several giftcards (one of which I’ve already used up, to buy the full-volume version of Kristin Lavransdatter and Pauline Gedge’s The Eagle and the Raven). Sigh. I have no self-control! I also got a Snuggie from my sister; and since it’s beige in color, it rather makes me looks a bit like a Poor Claire! But it’s very warm and comfortable, and I’m wearing it right now.

I know it’s the last Sunday in December, but I’m saving my yearly wrap-up for next Sunday. I know, though, that I don’t have much reading left to do (I’m probably only going to get around to reading one more book before the end of the year).

Read this past week, however, were Prima Donna, by Megan Chance (review will be up on Tuesday); Nanny Returns, by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus; and I’ve spent yesterday and much of today reading Alice I Have Been, by Melanie Benjamin.

How was your holiday?


readerbuzz said…
I got a Snuggie, too, but mine's a leopard skin print that makes me look quite exotic.

I'm working to clean off my bookshelves of books that I haven't opened in over a year. Big project.
Andi said…
Sounds like a great holiday! I'm especially interested to read Kristin Lavransdatter in the new year sometime.

Happy Sunday Salon!

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