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One of my favorite things about long vacations, as I've mentioned before, is all the free time for reading. And after visiting ALA Anaheim this weekend, I've got an incredible stack of ARCs on my nightstand, including Libba Bray's The Diviners, Sarah J. Maas's Throne of Glass, Andrew Smith's Passenger, and Maggie Stiefvater's The Raven Boys, among others. It feels like Christmas! Yesterday I flipped through all the books, figuring I would start reading the one that grabbed me the most. To my surprise, it was one that hadn't been on my radar, David Levithan's Every Day. I'm already halfway through it and folks, it is excellent. I can't put it down.
I've also got a copy of Leigh Bardugo's fantastic-looking Shadow and Bone that was waiting on my doorstep last weekend when I got home from my work trip, and a handful of other hardcovers that I picked up at different events over the last few months. So much good reading! Unfortunately, I don't have room in my suitcase to take physical books with me on our transcontinental road trip, so I'll have to choose from the 30+ books waiting for me on my e-reader. This is a good problem to have.
I may not post for a little while, seeing how this week is going to be very busy with travel prep, but I'll still be checking out your blogs and babbling away on Twitter. Are you traveling this summer? Or are you avoiding the crowds and enjoying the hot months with backyard sprinklers and homemade popsicles?