May 9, 2011

{what i read: april}

okay. so after all of my novel reading last month i totally ran out of books!
so for the month of april i finished a grand total of ZERO.
i've started a few, but i probably shouldn't even talk about them should i? that would just be cheating…

hopefully next month i'll have some interesting things to say.
in the mean time - i'm making a list of all of your great book suggestions!

here are a few, for anyone else that's wanting something new to read, too:

-the great gatsby; f. scott fitzgerald
-mara, daughter of the nile; eloise jarvis mcgraw
-wings of the dawn; sigmund brouwer
-the black arrow; robert louis stevenson
-room with a view; e.m. forster
-the count of monte cristo; alexandre dumas
-the outlander series; diana gabaldon
-water for elephants; sara gruen

also:
HAPPY BELATEED MOTHERS DAY
to both of my mothers :)



daniel & i are super blessed to both have amazing parents & they LIKE EACH OTHER, too!!!
they really are our best friends. we love being with them all & i wouldn't have it any other way.
{my mom & i would both say though, that for us this was not ALWAYS the case, as we talked about last night, but i'm glad we understand each other better, now & have lots of fun}
we got to celebrate a bit with both of them yesterday. lunch with daniels parents & dinner with mine. 
i can't imagine not having them in town. its great having them so close!

hope you all made your mothers feel like queens :)

i kind of celebrated mothers day, too. i got a super cute pair of baby uggs from my mom. 
i am totally in love with them! even if we have a boy - i think he's just going to have to wear them, still.

7 comments:

  1. 1st - psstt.... the great gatsby is written by f. scott fitzgerald, not charles dickens.

    2nd - i've read the great gatsby, wings of dawn, room with a view and water for elephants ... and they are all excellent choices. i own gatsby and room with a view if you want to borrow. steph hellman owes water for elephants - i read her copy. :)

    3rd - i love you.

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  2. ahhh. mess up. i'm fixing it. thank you :)
    & thank you for my mothers day chocolate :)

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  3. Ah, Mara Daughter of the Nile was SO GOOD!!!! You'll love it! I hope you had a great mother's day!

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  4. :gasp: you took some of my recommendations!! I feel honored. I can't wait to hear what you think of them! :)

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  5. Read the Count of Monte Cristo!!!!! It is soooo very good.

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  6. a few on my reading list are: Tortilla Flat, The Hunger Games, Winter Garden, south of Broad, and I am Charlotte Simmons.

    :) I just finished reading a book called "the help".. written in three different women's perspectives about oppression in the early 60s. It was delightful. I hear they're making a movie.. (like they usually do... from what I've seen of the trailer it looks pretty accurate)

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  7. Thx for the kind mom words..we love you too!
    btw, did you get our written permission to post that pic :))... soooo 70s
    You look adorable on your rocking horse...perhaps a glimpse of lil' TyTy :))

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