I’ve been a bookworm all my life and as I already mentioned in 4 must have things to have on your bedside table I tend to be reading more than one thing at any given time. So I thought why not share a reading list with you on a monthly basis.
Vogue September and October
As usual I didn’t manage to finish one issue before the next came out. But that is because September has been sooo crazy. It’s a pity though, because this years September issue, the biggest issue from Vogue’s 125th anniversary year, has been a blast. I mean it’s really really good, I particularly enjoyed Oprah’s and Nicole Kidman’s features.
I have barely opened the October issue so I will not be commenting on that. But I also saw that November is already out with a fantastic Daisy Ridley cover that I can’t wait to open! But the last few days I’ve been crashing so early that I don’t see this happening any time soon.
For iPad: www.vogue.com/app
For Kindle Fire: www.vogue.com/go/kindlefire
What to expect when You’re expecting – Month 7 by Heidi Murkoff
I have been reading this book month to month so expect (no pun intended) to see it on the list for the next couple of months as well.
I will however write a short review just this one time.
It has been a bestselling book on this subject for quite some time now and it is so for a reason. It actually grew so popular that there’s a homonymous movie. There are new updated editions coming out every couple of years the most recent being from 2017. Some chapters are more general while the rest is nicely divided per month and per week. The title does not just sound nice. It really is focused on letting you know what you can expect which has a calming effect on me. Each chapter starts with common milestones, baby development and possible side effects and then continues with a Q&A. This last part works great for me because I just skip the questions that are not relevant for me and it’s really easy to know where to continue.
Only 3 chapters to go, yaay!
After that you can continue with What to Expect the First Year and What to Expect: the toddler years while there’s also a pre-pregnancy book called What to Expect Before You’re Expecting. I’ve never read this last one but for the rest I can say they’re pretty good, just as the one that started it all.
The Vacationers by Emma Straub
I started reading this book when we went on our summer vacation. Which was ages ago! This is also the reason I chose it. The title seemed kind of fitting for that time. Now I am far from being on vacation but the first half has intrigued me enough that I needed to finish it. It is a tale about an extended family with its various family issues going on vacation together to Spain. Of course when the members suddenly share a house for two weeks things start to quickly unravel.
It’s a very easy read but the characters make the story. It’s the perfect beach read actually. I wouldn’t recomment it on a cold fall night though. Emma Straub paints the wonderful Mallorcan landscape quite often in this book and it will only make you long for the summer more. Get a nice thriller for those days 😉
What have you been reading lately? Do you have any suggestion for the month of November?
Let me know!