I recently took my three-year-old son on his first camping trip, and while we did all the usual camping things (hiking, swimming, shooing away mosquitoes, looking for bears, getting rained on), we made the trip bookish as well. Because every camping trip can be bookish if you want it to be:
Inbox (Books Acquired)
Rich and Pretty, by Rumaan Alam — Camping wasn’t going to keep me from checking out Book Riot’s Deal of the Day, where I found this for $2.99 and snapped it right up. It’s a nice idea to put the phone away while camping, but … nah. Ebook deals have been amazing lately, and I’m not missing out.
Outbox (Books Finished)
His Bloody Project, by Graeme Macrae Burnet — I’m currently reading through the Man Booker long list as part of a Shadow Panel where we will make our own short list, pick a winner, and see
if the official judges got it right how well we match up. I read this one on my Kindle in the tent while waiting for my kid to fall asleep. Its grim creepiness was perfect for reading in the dark. Outdoors.
In the Queue (What I’m Reading Next)
That’s it for me! Now tell me all about your week’s bookish goodness.