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What Have YOU Been Reading

Posted by terrepruitt on June 8, 2020

With the continuation of having to be sheltered-in-place and not being able to see students and friends in person, with all that goes along with that and everything that is going on, I have not been wanting to listen or watch my “normal” fare. I have been really needing just the easy, breezy, kinda cheesy type of stuff. There are a few books I listened to that fit that bill.

I finished the Gallagher Series. I was holding off on reading (listening to) it because it was the last book and I really loved that series. But, it was not the best one in the series. Not sure what it was about it, but it actually did not leave me wanting more like all the other books did. Maybe she did that good of a job at finishing the series that I don’t need another Cammie Morgan story? Not sure, but I enjoyed all the other books in the series more than that last one. I can see myself listening to a few of them again, but not that last one.

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I received Andrea Vernon and the Corporation for Ultrahuman Protection as one of the free books because for the last two months (or maybe it has been the last three months . . . I can’t remember . . . it all has bled together) Audible has been allowing members to get all of their “monthly originals” and not just two. Normally with your paid membership you choose two out of a monthly selection of books to get for free, but they have been allowing members to get ALL ten books for free. And Alexander C. Kane’s first Andrea Vernon book was included in the May selection. I didn’t even finish listening to it and I was buying the second one. It is funny. Again, we are not talking literary greatness, we are talking easy, breezy, cheesy, silly, laughable entertainment. It is FUNNY! Even though it is not literary greatness, but it is comical greatness.

I liked the first book better than the second book, Andrea Vernon and the Superhero Industrial Complex, but they are both funny and entertaining. I listened to the first book twice. I had been working my way through the May freebies, but needed a break (wanting easy, breezy, kinda cheesy) so I started to listen to the second book again, but the new choices for June came out so we grabbed all of them and I listened to a couple. I am in the middle of a third and will probably “take a break” by going back to the Andrea Vernon book two (AV2).

I am excited for AV3 to come out, I really, really, really hope that Bahni Turpin reads it because she IS Andrea Vernon and she is awesome.

So what are you listening to? Reading?

(Not all pictured fit the bill of easy, breezy, kinda cheesy type of stuff.  These are just some of what I have listened to while in Quarantine.)

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5 Responses to “What Have YOU Been Reading”

  1. I am currently reading “The Boys From Brazil” by Ira Levin. I’ve seen the film many times. I was curious to see how much the film and the novel differ.

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    • You are such a film buff. That name sounds so familiar. I have a feeling I wanted to see that movie but never did. There were a lot of movies I wanted to see but I wasn’t old enough and then when I was old enough other films came out that I wanted to see. And now a days I can’t keep up. Remember the old days when there was a movie releasing “season”. I did pop over to your blog to see if you had a write up and you did, of course! 🙂 Let us know how the book and movie compares.

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  2. I’ve been listening to Mike Rowe’s “The Way I Heard It” and reading “Let’s Take The Long Way Home” by Gail Caldwell. It is a poignant celebration of friendship and the transformations that come from it. But I have also been reading, listening to, and watching a lot about what is going on around us as is normal for me.

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    • Hi. Yeah, I am not one that can read, listen, and watch all that is going on. It is too outrageous as politics have always been. I am unable to separate from it physically so I just have to avoid it for my own health and sanity. I have to drown out the noise with comedy.

      Thank you so much for sharing. Nice to see you here!

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