Updates: DIY and Batman
Kel Wednesday, July 15, 2015I had a nice mix of productivity and laziness this week. I did a bit of reading, went to one of Home Depot's free workshops, and vegged out to classic cartoons. The Home Depot workshop was more of an informal information session (a.k.a., no hands on), but it did have a small demo on drywall repair and it's not a bad idea to get some basic ideas and have a staff person handy to answer all your questions.
On a slightly scarier note, I finally ordered a laptop for law school--my first Mac. And it was muy, muy caro. Mucho dinero. O.O But I think it'll work well for school and (hopefully) carry on for many years after.
I stayed on schedule for a week! My two review copies read were Beastly Bones and Daughter of Dusk, and I fit in a couple of graphic novels from the library, too. Nimona has cute art and some funny moments, though the knight romance didn't really make sense for the characters to me. Aphrodite and Ares both presented interesting takes on the larger-than-life Greek gods and famous myths.
It's taking me a little to get into the writing style--the sentence structures have a very different feel from my last two books, but I'm only a few pages in. The world is reminding me a bit of the Roman Empire, and it's definitely piqued my interest.
That's it for this week's happenings! Thanks for stopping in and check back tomorrow for my review of Daughter of Dusk by Livia Blackburne! In which a thief dances with