Weekly Wrap-Up (January 5)

Hello and welcome to the first weekly wrap-up of the shiny new year. First, let me wish you all an incredibly fabulous 2019! May you all be surrounded by love, friendship and books! And wine. Just me? Okay.

Hold on to your seats because yes, I have actually been reading! Not a lot over the holidays though. I spent almost two weeks on what’s basically a novella and I admit, I was getting slightly worried there. But things seem to be on the up this week. Now if only my reviewing mojo would cooperate, I’d be golden!

| BOOKS I READ THIS WEEK |

Hm. Not exactly impressive but I’ll take it! I say that because two of those are so short, they should have been a breeze. And for the curious amongst you, it was Miss Marley that took me so long to finish. Not because it was bad. I just kept getting distracted by other things that seemed much more fun at the time.

| BOOKS I BOUGHT THIS WEEK |

Book buying mojo INTACT! πŸ˜‚

Two of those are pre-orders : The Hunting Party and After The End. The Jane Austen is a Knickerbocker Classics set and I’m totally in love with it. I bought the Charles Dickens one last year as well. Some I was told to get by my very own evil enabler and finally, The Snowman is a …. wait for it … audiobook. For entirely obvious and shallow reasons, as it’s narrated by Richard Armitage. 😍

| ARC’s RECEIVED VIA NETGALLEY |

None. My requests keep getting denied. Why do they hate me?! 🀣

No book post either so let’s quickly move on!

| ON THE BLOG THIS PAST WEEK |

A slow one after my break.

Wednesday : This Week in Books

Thursday : I shared some of my most anticipated books of 2019

Friday : My first blog tour of the year was The Illumination of Ursula Flight

| NEXT WEEK ON NOVEL DEELIGHTS |

Monday : Nothing planned

Tuesday : Blog tour | Review | For The Missing by Lina Bengtsdotter

Wednesday : Blog tour | Review | The Man With No Face by Peter May

Thursday : Blog tour | Review | Tell Me A Secret by Jane Fallon

Friday : Blog tour | Guest Post | The Disappeared by Sibel Hodge

Saturday : Unless I am on a blog tour, this may become a weekly day off.

Sunday : Weekly Wrap-Up

Good thing I’ve managed to sign up for less blog tours, eh? πŸ™„πŸ˜‚

And that’s it for the first week of January. I have a New Year’s dinner to attend later on that I’m not looking forward to at all. But there will be wine, so there’s that. Fair warning (and apologies in advance) to those I send messages to when I get bored. πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚

Alright, 2019! Let’s do this! See you all next week! Happy reading! xx

27 thoughts on “Weekly Wrap-Up (January 5)

  1. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ This made me laugh, books and wine list I think πŸ€” 😁 brilliant post. I am at my parents house at the moment and I am dreading the ordered book post I am going to go home to. I may have some explaining to do to the OH πŸ˜πŸ™„ but there were one or two may six books that I ordered that will be sat waiting for me. I’m just glad he doesn’t look at my kindle 😱

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    1. Frustrating when that happens, isn’t it? My reading mojo seems to have restored itself so there’s that but the reviews are piling up and I’m not getting anywhere. I can’t remember the last time I stared at a blank page for so long πŸ˜‚

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  2. How was the Peter May? I’ve got it but not sure when I’ll get to it. The Murder at the Vicarage is one of my top favourite Christies, so I hope you enjoy it! Well, I mean, I hope you enjoy them all, but… well, you know what I mean… pass the wine! πŸ˜‰

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