day 30: quick book notes

January 30, 2017 @ 8:28 pm | Filed under:

Had my brief dip into Martin Chuzzlewit—met the Misses Pecksniff—but have sensibly put it aside until Jamie’s May read-along in favor of Great Expectations, which I need to revisit in February so I can teach it in March. Better get hopping.

Murder for Her Majesty is going over swimmingly. Huck would like to squeeze in two sessions a day.

During our Saturday night art dates, Rilla and I are listening to Shannon Hale’s Princess Academy. The library audiobook checkout period is never quite long enough for us to get through a novel. This past Saturday, I was trying to finish something up and told Scott to send Rilla in a bit later than usual. Then I opened an Overdrive tab just to have the book queued up when I was ready for Art Night. And yikes! Overdrive said our loan was set to expire in one hour. So I rapidly scrapped my finish-the-other-thing plans and hollered for my girl. One hour left! Heavens. I hope we can renew it before next weekend. I always try to get auto-renew but our system is cranky about that with digital audiobooks.

 


    Related Posts

  • Borage, waiting for bees
    Borage, waiting for bees
  • The week's reading
    The week’s reading
  • Your Favorite Memoirs
    Your Favorite Memoirs
  • The Crozet Library Book Brigade
    The Crozet Library Book Brigade
  • Book cover: Forest Has a Song by Amy Ludwig Vanderwater
    A Fan Letter to Amy Ludwig VanDerwater

Comments

One Reponse | Comments Feed
  1. Anne Neulieb says:

    Wow! Digital audiobooks from the library! Awesome. Our library doesn’t offer that service yet.