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Reading Roundup #53

Welcome to my first reading roundup since baby Connor arrived!! I’m happy to report that there is still some reading happening in our house. We’re both thoroughly enjoying the nursery – mom reads while he sleeps ๐Ÿ™‚

Work Book (for lunchtime reading):

This category is on hiatus while I’m home on maternity leave!


House Books:

The Farmย by Joanne Ramos – I received an ARC of this intriguing novel and am absolutely devouring it when I have the time. Women are recruited to become “Hosts” at an upscale resort where they carry babies for rich clients. Shady actions and manipulation abound!

Rooted by Banning Liebscher – This showed up on another blogger’s list and I immediately requested it from the library. This will be my second nonfiction Christian book toward my 2019 goal. It focuses on how God develops you before you can make a more visible impact on the world.



Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman – I’m halfway through this collection of short memoirs about advice he wants to give his young son. Now that I have a child of my own, some of the insights and thoughts are even more meaningful.


Around the Web:

Introducing my Used Book Shopย – Since we have over 600 books in our house (and keep buying more), I thought it would be fun to start selling some of my favorites in an online book store! Check out the selection or let us know if there’s a particular book you want to read and we’ll try to hunt it down at library book sales!

Reading Harry Potter to Kids – I cannot wait to start this process with Connor!!

Mary Berry Train Ride – Afternoon tea on a train ride through the English countryside and a Mary Berry meet and greet. This sounds like heaven.

For more mini reviews, check out Reading Roundup #52!

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  • Reply
    April 15, 2019 at 7:56 am

    Ooo The Farm is on its way to my house! Sounds so good.

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    Jordan | Read. Eat. Repeat.
    April 15, 2019 at 2:46 pm

    The Farm sounds very intriguing! This is the first I’ve heard of it but I’m headed to my library app right now to see if I can find it.

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      Rachel Kamery
      April 18, 2019 at 8:35 am

      Hopefully they have it!!

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    Rachael | Pingel Sisters
    April 16, 2019 at 9:25 am

    I just finished The Farm, it’s a solid book. I, however, was less than impressed with Things My Son Need to Know About the World. I really struggled to finish it.

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      Rachel Kamery
      April 18, 2019 at 8:35 am

      That’s interesting that you didn’t like Backman’s latest because I flew through it (well, as fast as I could with a newborn haha). Goes to show each reader is different ๐Ÿ™‚

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