Sunday Post – December 29

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news about the past week, reading recaps, new hauls, and more.

Last Week on the Blog

📚 Picture Book Review//Frank and Bean

📚 Outside the Blogging World- An Update

Next Week on the Blog

📚 Book Blast – F*ck No

📚 Book Blast – My Life in a Cat House

📚 Picture Book Review- The Perfect Birthday Recipe

📚 2020 New Year’s Goals

Reading This Week

📚 Deep State by Chris Hauty

📚 I Choose You by Gayle Curtis

📚 The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern

New ARC Arrivals

I got quite a lot of book from NetGalley this week, I’m slowly sorting through them and re-vamping my posting schedule as I get more books.

📚 The Perfect Mother by Caroline Mitchell

📚 Fear of Missing Out by Patrick McGinnis

📚 Followers by Megan Angelo

📚 The Monsters We Make by Kali White

📚 The City Among the Stars by Francis Carsac

📚 Boy in the Box by Marc E. Fitch

📚 Lurking by Joanne McNeil

📚 The Chalk Giraffe by Kirsty Paxton

📚One Night Falls by Roland Merullo

📚 If We Were Gone by John Coy

📚 A Thousand Fires by Shannon Price

📚 I Choose You by Gayle Curtis

Outside the Blogging Life

I did a lot of travelling this past week for Christmas. My family celebrates Christmas on Christmas Eve. We have a Hungarian inspired dinner with cabbage rolls, schnitzel, red cabbage, stuffed mushroom caps, nokedli (Hungarian dumplings), Lecsó (pepper-tomato stew), and fish soup.

It can take a long time for us to make dinner as the fish soup and the cabbage rolls take 3-4 hours to cook. After we eat dinner, we open all of our presents while we munch on desserts and tea.

Growing up I didn’t have a lot of friends who were European and didn’t really understand why we did our Christmas this way. I’ve come to really appreciate it, it also gives us time on Christmas Day to wash the dishes and put them all away; sometimes it’s an all-day affair even though there are only four of us!

This year my boyfriend’s family had their Christmas on Christmas Day, so I left that morning via the train. It took us about 4-5 hours to open everyone’s presents; there’s about 13 or 14 people who are there. It seems to take forever and I wasn’t feeling it this year for some reason. Hopefully next year they come up with a better way for everyone to open their presents so it won’t take 5 or 6 hours.

I came back to my dad’s house on Friday and I will be spending New Year’s here for the first time in ages. So far I’ve been reading lots and sleeping in as well as re-organizing my room.

How did you spend the holidays? Do you have any New Year Resolution? What’s  your favourite part of the holidays?

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