Lots of Reading & Lemon Cake | Bi-Weekly Update #1

Did you know biweekly means both twice a week and once every two weeks? Semiweekly means twice a week as well, so I’m going with biweekly and hoping that people catch on.

I used to do www wednesday, which I might return to someday, but I didn’t want to be bound to that format. So I hope you’ll enjoy some updates on what I’m doing and reading, as reviews will be scheduled some time in advance as we get further into the school semester (and busier).

New book posts:

Other books I’ve been reading:

  • The Price Guide to the Occult by Leslye Walton
  • Counting Descent by Clint Smith
  • Six Easy Pieces by Richard Feynman (currently)
  • Lies Beneath by Anne Greenwood Brown
  • The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
  • The Universe of Us by Lang Leav

  • Whiskey Words & a Shovel II by r.h. Sin

  • South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami (currently)
  • Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli (currently)


  • November 9 by Colleen Hoover
  • Chemically Coated Personalities by Justin Rawdon Lipscomb

Added to my TBR:

  • A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr
  • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
  • The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzie Lee
  • Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke

  • A Poetry Handbook by Mary Oliver

  • Some of Us Did Not Die: New and Selected Essays by June Jordan

Recent book buys:

  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • La Belle Sauvage by Philip Pullman
  • The Concept of Anxiety by Søren Kierkegaard
  • Everyone’s a Aliebn When Ur a Aliebn Too by Jomny Sun
  • Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik – I forgot and nearly bought two copies

Three things I want to say:

  • If it’s you are like me and it’s the first week back at school and information is just thrown at you, it will calm down, and it will get more structured and better.
  • Lemon cake is the best cake, with lots of lemon and sugar creating the perfect balance. This glutenfree one is the best (you’re welcome to present better recipes if you disagree).
  • I really dislike it when I stop reading one book because of the boring characters, only to pick up another and it’s equally boring. Looking at you Lies Beneath and The Price Guide to the Occult (it’s a fantastic title though).

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