THE WEEK IN REVIEW: “And the Winner Is…” (FEBRUARY 21st – FEBRUARY 27th)

Posted February 28, 2016 by @Angelized_1st in Memes, The Sunday Post / 11 Comments

The Week in Review

I decided that I would do a weekly recap, and link up with The Sunday Post, which is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer, that was inspired in part by In My Mailbox. It’s a post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog. This week seemed to fly by for me, which was great. I felt very accomplished grading my students’ work so I’ll be able to do report cards.

On the home front, I didn’t do much than read Jennifer L. Armentrout’s The Power, and one of my ARCs. On Sunday I joined a volleyball league. It was fun to get out, and ply a sport with friends. we went to dinner afterwards, and that was also nice. Nothing else really happened during the week, until Saturday. For the fourth year in a row, I attended AMC Theater’s Best Picture Show Marathon. Basically, AMC hosts marathons of all the OSCAR nominated films for best picture. I enjoyed all the films for the most part, except Mad Max. I mean, really?!? There was no other film that could have been nominated instead? *cough Straight Outta Compton cough* After nearly 24 hours of films, I’m exhausted.

book haul

last week on the blog

  1. [21 Feb] THE WEEK IN REVIEW: “Blame It On the Alcohol” (FEBRUARY 14TH – FEBRUARY 20TH)
  2. [22 Feb] Hunger by Michael Grant ★★★★½
  3. [23 Feb] Top Ten Tuesday: Ten Books I Enjoyed Recently That Weren’t My Typical Genre
  4. [23 Feb] Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon ★★★★½
  5. [25 Feb] Counsellor by Celia Aaron ★★★★
  6. [26 Feb] Descended by Rose Devereux ★★★★
  7. [27 Feb] The Power by Jennifer L. Armentrout ★★★★★

this week on the blog

  • Book Review: Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  • Book Review: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz
  • Ten Books To Read If You Are In The Mood For… (TBD)
  • Blog Tour: Evanescent by Gabriella Lepore

around the blogosphere

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11 responses to “THE WEEK IN REVIEW: “And the Winner Is…” (FEBRUARY 21st – FEBRUARY 27th)

  1. Oh wow, it sounds like you’ve been busy! The volleyball league sounds fun, and so does the movie marathon! I suck at sports that involve balls though (there’s no way to say that without sounding dirty, so I don’t even try anymore lol), so volleyball is not for me. Maybe it’s a hand-eye coordination thing. Anyway, glad you had a good and productive week!
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    • @Angelized_1st

      Right?!? There were so many other movies that could have been picked. I found that to be one of the strangest nominations in years.

    • @Angelized_1st

      Now that I’m over that cold I had, I hope to read more this week. So far… not off to a great start. LOL!

    • @Angelized_1st

      I did pretty well this year staying up, however I catnapped during three films. Hahaha! I think it was all the caffeine I ingested.

    • @Angelized_1st

      I was glad Brie Larson won, too! I really enjoyed the film. Now I want to read the book. I also want to read The Revenant, and The Big Short. Both films were also pretty great.

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