Sunday Rundown: That’s What She Read

books, films
Sunday Rundown

What have you been reading this week?

Yesterday was my birthday and I spent most of the day celebrating. I’m also going to spend much of today celebrating, which means a complete lack of reading this weekend. I don’t think it’s a massive issue though. I’ll just have to do better this week. I need to start getting to bed earlier, which means less scrolling on Instagram and reading before bed instead. It won’t ever happen but it’s always nice to dream.

Weekly Blog Posts

  • BOOK POST -February 2022 Reading Wrap-Up

As another month ends, it’s time to wrap up the books I read. How did I do in the second month of the year? It felt like it was never going to end but that doesn’t mean that I got a lot done. Check out my post to see what I read in February.

  • FILM REVIEW – Death on the Nile (2022)

I’ll be honest, I wasn’t expecting this to be a film that I was going to rave about. I’d not really enjoyed the first one and the trailer was just dreadful. Kenny B shouldn’t be allowed to adapt these novels. It’s not fair to the source material. Why did this film annoy me so much? Check out my review to find out.

  • BOOK REVIEW –Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Finally getting around to reviewing my last couple of reads for February. This is a book that I’ve thought about reading for years but was always too afraid to. It’s just not my thing. But February is all about love, so why not give it a try? Check out my review to see what I thought of this 90s classic.

Just Read

  • Bridget Jones’ Diary by Helen Fielding

I finished this the other day and I wish I hadn’t read it. There was so much toxic stuff in this book. I know that it was written over 25 years ago but it’s just too much. I got so dejected by reading all of the stuff about calories and weight. It’s just not worth my time.

  • Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

I admit that I got a bit less obsessed with it as I got further with it but this was still an absolutely amazing book. I was so captivated by the story.

Currently Reading

  • The Royal Rabbits of London by Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore

I found this beauty in a charity shop this week and was obsessed with the cover. It’s so cute and sounds so much fun. A secret society of rabbits? Of course I’m going to read this one.

Book Haul

I had a pretty big charity book haul recently as well as a few other hauls. I know that I shouldn’t be doing it but I couldn’t help myself.

  • The Royal Rabbits of London by Santa Montefiore and Simon Sebag Montefiore – This book looked so cute and sounds super sweet. There was no way I wasn’t getting it.
  • No Shame by Tom Allen – I love Tom Allen and I have the audiobook verison of this. It never hurts to have a physical copy too though.
  • And Away by Bob Mortimer – I’ll probably also get the audiobook but why not buy the hardback too? Especially as it’s for charity?
  • Elixir by Hilary Duff – Why did nobody tell me that Hilary Duff wrote a book? How could I leave this in the shop?
  • Away With The Penguins by Hazel Prior – Okay, this sounds adorable. I really couldn’t resist it.
  • Spring by Ali Smith – I still need to read Winter but I thought I’d buy this whilst I could.
  • Love Marriage by Monica Ali – Oh my god, the special edition with the sprayed edges? I had to.
  • Luster by Raven Leilani – I already have the hardback but I had to buy the paperback. It’s got such a pretty cover.

Recently Watched

  • TV:
    • Masterchef Australia – Still watching this one. It’s so much fun but also doesn’t require any real attention. Plus, all the food is really pretty.

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