Friday, June 6, 2014

Weekend reads and perking up...

Thank you, everyone, for the continual kind words and understanding with every mopey post of mine!  I'm perking up a little now -- perhaps the much promised second trimester perkiness is finally kicking in! -- and I'm actually inhaling books again.  (Whew!)  Although not at my usual pace, but whatever, I'm grateful I can stay up past 8pm these days!

My weekend reads is Laura Purcell's Queen of Bedlam, a novel of the wife and daughters of "Mad" King George.  I'm loving it -- it's a monarchy I have zero familiarity with and it drips with the kind of drama I don't often see in royal hist fic.  Can't wait to squee about it next week.

What are you reading this weekend?

12 comments:

  1. So glad you're loving Queen of Bedlam! I had the privilege of working on an earlier version of it. I'm so happy for Laura!

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    1. I had heard it was originally self pubbed and I can see why it was a best-seller and got snapped up -- it's really so good and fascinating! (And sad!) You really have your finger on some of the best stuff coming out!

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    2. It's pure luck on my part! I've been very fortunate to have some exceptional authors seek me out. They make editing easy!

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  2. I will definitely put Queen of Bedlam on my TBR. It would be nice to read about royals and not know exactly what is going to happen next!

    Right now, I'm reading The Secret Life of Violet Grant - I'm about 50 pages in and enjoying it. Hope it continues that way!

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  3. I'm currently five days from my due date (eek!) and whilst I am uncomfortable and fed up, nothing has been as bad as the first trimester. Hopefully the worst is over for you too :)

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  4. I'm reading (listening to the audiobook actually) of The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair. It is so, so good!

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  5. Ooh, that sounds interesting. I don't know a lot about that era either - maybe I'll give this one a go :)

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  6. Glad things are getting better. Your book sounds very good.

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  7. I'm glad you're perking up! Hang in there, it will all be worth it in the end!

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  8. Queen of Bedlam definitely sounds like something I'm going to have to check out. Glad to hear you're feeling perkier.

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  9. Glad you're perking up! Queen of Bedlam sounds like an interesting read. Right now I'm listening to Stephen King's Salem's Lot, and it's very creepy!

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  10. Glad you're feeling better, and it looks like you've chosen a good book to keep that happening :)

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