Sunday, June 26, 2016

0 Last Week In Review (14)



Last week in review took a small hiatus while I moved. I was going to photograph the gargantuan maze of boxes and stuff, but I forgot. I've been unpacking over the last week, and I'm finally about 75% finished. So yay! Needless to say, I haven't done a lot of bookish things over the last few weeks.


What I'm Reading


I thought I would have more time to listen to this audio book than I actually did. Mainly, because people kept interrupting by asking silly questions like, "Where should I put this?"  and  "Do you know where my ____________ is?" 



I started this book a few days ago. Here's the summary: The Great War is over, and change is in the air, in this novel that brings to life the exciting days of early British radio…and one woman who finds her voice while working alongside the brilliant women and men of the BBC.
London, 1926. American-raised Maisie Musgrave is thrilled to land a job as a secretary at the upstart British Broadcasting Corporation, whose use of radio—still new, strange, and electrifying—is captivating the nation. But the hectic pace, smart young staff, and intimidating bosses only add to Maisie’s insecurity.

Soon, she is seduced by the work—gaining confidence as she arranges broadcasts by the most famous writers, scientists, and politicians in Britain. She is also caught up in a growing conflict between her two bosses, John Reith, the formidable Director-General of the BBC, and Hilda Matheson, the extraordinary director of the hugely popular Talks programming, who each have very different visions of what radio should be. Under Hilda’s tutelage, Maisie discovers her talent, passion, and ambition. But when she unearths a shocking conspiracy, she and Hilda join forces to make their voices heard both on and off the air…and then face the dangerous consequences of telling the truth for a living. 


What I Finished


I surprised myself by actually finishing a book among all the chaos. 


What I'm Watching


I finished watching this series on Hulu for the second time. I love it!

New Books

I got a few new books over the last few weeks while I was packing and unpacking. I'm really excited about them.



And I got a Peculiar tote from Quirk. If you like it, you can enter to win one here.


Reading Challenge Update

Not a lot got done in this area over the last few weeks. But I will be participating in the #DashnerDash on 6/26. We'll be reading the second book: The Scorch TrialsIf you're interested in participating or winning an autographed set of The Maze Runner series, click here.



I hope you've been well and you have a great week. What are you currently reading?


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