Oh September, where did you go? I know that time passes and all that but September just seemed to vroom past. Maybe cos so much happened. Wee Reader started preschool! And that’s a huge step for both of us as it’s the first time he was away from my care! I think I was more nervous. He amazingly only cried once, although it took a few days before he willingly stepped into the classroom himself. And another big step for him was toilet training! He’s had some accidents but is a happy and proud underpants-wearer! Meanwhile, Wee-er Reader is a cheerful and smiley five-month-old. He drools a lot, loves to be with people, and is all ready to be moving around – he’s always kicked himself into a different position in the crib each morning.
And on a more bookish note, plenty of good reading was had this month. Lots of chilling reads for RIP VIII, and a little bit of other genres to balance things out – and make sure I can sleep at night!
Iggie’s House – Judy Blume
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4) – Agatha Christie
The wise man’s fear (Kingkiller Chronicle #2) – Patrick Rothfuss
Tales of terror from the tunnel’s mouth – Chris Priestley
Before I go to sleep – S.J. Watson
Mrs Queen takes the train – William Kuhn
Aunty Lee’s Delights: A Singaporean Mystery – Ovidia Yu
A grave talent (Kate Martinelli #1) – Laurie R King
The Cutting Season – Attica Locke
Heart-shaped box – Joe Hill
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing – Anya Von Bremzen
Relish: My life in the kitchen – Lucy Knisley
Congrats on a great reading month and on surviving your baby going to preschool!
I don’t remember reading Iggie’s House back in my Judy Blume reading days. Is it worth picking up?
Iggie’s House is a pretty good read. I don’t think I had heard of it when I was a kid.
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