Book hauls, Sunday post

Sunday post #34 Bookmail!!!

Hi everyone! How is your Sunday? So far mine’s alright. So let’s talk about my week in a nutshell:

  • about 90% of this week is not really something I want to talk about x.x
  • mostly due to various health problems all at once, but I’m okay now!
  • some good things happened too, luckily! I went out with colleagues on Friday and it was like the best work party EVERRRR
  • and also do you remember how I never get any bookmail? Well, the rule has been broken! Lo and behold the beauty:

Yes, I was immediately wearing that ribbon in my hair when I took it off the book. Anyhow, without further ado, let’s see what has happened on the blog and what I’ve got planned next week!

~ Last Week On The Blog ~

Last week I reviewed a Doctor Who short story collection – for when you run out of episodes, of couse. Then I also reviewed one of my favorites of the year – An Unkindness of Ghosts. I urge you to check it out if you still haven’t, cause it’s diverse, emotional, deep and very well written. And I also posted a list of books that are realistic about the space experience, because I feel like knowing about the realities of your scifi is also important.

11 doctors 11 stories an unkindness of ghosts rivers solomon
4 Scifi Books Realistic About Space

~ Coming Up Next Week~

Next week of my blog might just be pretty epic!! First of all, I’ll be wrapping SciFi Month up with a nice discussion about why reading scifi baffles some people and how that might be due to the “language barrier” it has. I hope you enjoy the discussion! Then on Wednesday we’re doing our monthly State of the ARC, so if you’re willing to survey your own situation, please link up! And on Friday I’ll be reviewing Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials – a series I loved immensely. So drop by the blog next week!

scifi language barrier 
his dark materials by philip pullman

~ Little Book Haul ~

I’m basically writing this month off. No restrain. I have already hauled 16 books, and my TBR is glaring at me madly. #noregrets

The Sparrow (The Sparrow #1) Snowflower and the Secret Fan Strings (Among the Mythos 0.5) The Four Women

~ In The Bookish Community ~

Lory @ The Emerald City Book Review shares her thoughts on what makes a nonfiction book a winner for her

Vlora @ Reviews and Cake joins up with Shannon @ It Starts At Midnight to talk about the most ridiculous promo requests they’ve received over the years

That’s this week, how has yours been? What are you reading? I’ll be waiting for your comments and news.

As usual, I’m linking up with the Sunday post meme at Kimba’s book blog and Stacking The Shelves over at Tynga’s Reviews.

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Anne Clarence @ The Reading Life

I actually saw that Instagram post because you posted it on Twitter as well. And again, four books is not a little book haul XD

So glad to be back! You’re actually the first Sunday post I’ve commented on in a while 😀

3 years ago

4 books is not a little haul! Also, I hope the next week is better than this one for you. ❤️

3 years ago

No problem at all! I’ve been slacking off on the blog commenting front a little too. I’m going on a 1-month vacation and work is craaaazy because of it. xD More power to you as you battle real life! 😀

3 years ago

I’ll try to blog as much as usual! Hopefully! Haha. xD

3 years ago

Sorry to hear about the health challenges. I hope everything is okay now or heading that direction.

3 years ago

Although I do not really like reading physical books, I do love getting mail. Sorry to hear you had a rough week, but I am glad it finished on a high note.

Tânia @MyLovelySecret

I hope you are feeling better Evelina. <3

I love receiving book mail. It always brightens up my day.

Thank you for recommending An Unkindness of Ghosts – must add to my wishlist. The cover of Strings is so pretty. *.* I really need to stop falling in love with pretty covers.

Happy readings & I hope you have a better week.
Tânia @MyLovelySecret

Tammy @ Books, Bones & Buffy

I’m glad you’re feeling better OMG The Sparrow! One of my very favorite books. Enjoy!

Laurel-Rain Snow
3 years ago

I just can’t get into Sci-Fi, so maybe I’ll have to check out that post about the “language barrier.” LOL.

Enjoy your week, and thanks for visiting my blog.

Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer

I hope you are feeling better. Yay for a good work party! I need to check out your Dr. Who post 🙂

Jenea's Book Obsession
Jenea's Book Obsession
3 years ago

Yay for book mail!! All of your books look great! Hope you are feeling better now too. 🙂

My Sunday Post

Maureen Bakker
3 years ago

So sorry to hear about your health problems. That sucks. Glad to hear your doing better though. 😉
That new book looks lovely. I can’t wait to find out your thoughts about that one.
Your discussion sounds very interesting. I’ll have to check that one out.
Have a great week and happy reading.

Grace @ Rebel Mommy Book Blog
Grace @ Rebel Mommy Book Blog
3 years ago

Sorry about the rough week but yay for a great work party! Book mail is the best. Enjoy your new books and have a great week!

Genesis @ Latte Nights Reviews

I’m glad you’re feeling better health wise and yay for some partying! At least you had fun 🙂 And yay for book mail!!

3 years ago

Congrats on book mail! I love book mail! I also love Doctor who. I am way behind on the seasons though (the last time I watched was the 50th anniversary special!). Have a great week!

Katie @Just Another Girl and Her Books

I have to disagree with everyone telling you that 4 books isn’t a little book haul…Four books is absolutely miniscule. You’ve seen my hauls (and my STS posts don’t include the books I get in the mail or through Netgalley because I do those in different posts).

So you keep right on saying that your four book hauls are little, and I’ll be right here to back you up on that assessment. 🙂

Have a great week.

3 years ago

Yay for good book mail. One of the better things in life, I think. And sorry to hear the week was rough health- wise. Hope you are flying good now and have a better this week this time!

Looking forward to seeing your SciFi Month wrap up post. It’s been a fun month for SciFi!

Have a great week! 🙂

Alyssa Susanna (The Eater of Books!)

Small haul is great! I absolutely love that ribbon – it definitely makes a great hair accessory. I hope you enjoy all of your new goodies!

Have a wonderful week, Evelina. =)

Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

3 years ago

I hope you are feeling well! Enjoy your books.

Aj @ Read All The Things!

Congrats on the book mail, and I’m glad you had fun at the party. I hope you have a great week!

Barb (boxermommyreads) @ Booker T's Farm

I think I need to grab An Unkindness of Ghosts because I’ve not heard anything bad about it yet. So many good looking books here!

3 years ago

Sorry about your health problems. I hope you feel better. Glad the bookmail cheered you up – it’s so nice when books arrive isn’t it?

3 years ago

Great sci-fi books! I hope they are all equally good. 🙂

3 years ago

Haha yay for shiny new books 🙂 one can never have too many!

I’m looking forward to reading your sci-fi language barrier post for sure, because I am totally one of those; my eyes glaze over, like I’m reading one of my textbooks :/

Nikki @ The Bibliophibian

No shame for a book haul! You’re supporting authors, right? 😛

Lashaan Balasingam
3 years ago

I hope you’re feeling better now, Evelina. 🙁 Nothing worse than a week ruined by health issues… Looking forward to your thoughts on Pullman’s series! Also super happy that you got bookmail!!!! Bookmails are the best, especially when they’re rare!! 😀

Carole @ Carole's Random Life in Books

Bookmail is the best especially when it comes with a pretty ribbon 🙂 Sorry you had some not so good this week. I hope you enjoy all of your new books!

Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

I’m glad your health problems are over, Evelina! And that there was some goodness happening last week, too! Getting bookmail is the best! I love it when I see something that could be a book in my mailbox 🙂
Enjoy your new books, and have a wonderful week!

3 years ago

Sorry to hear that last week was not such a great one health wise. I hope this week and the rest of the year will be better. <3

Geybie's Book Blog
Geybie's Book Blog
3 years ago

Oh wow, your bookmail is SO pretty.
I hope you enjoy the book and the ones you’re planning to read this week. Sorry to hear about your health problems. Hopefully this week is way better. Have a wonderful week and happy reading, my friend. ❤️