Jackie's Forget Me Nots

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The Sunday Post

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted @caffeinated reviewer.
It's a chance to share what we've been doing over the past week 
and showcase books and things we have received.

It was a shock to my system when I woke up this morning to see there was snow on the ground! I thought mother nature is joking right? It has been snowing all day! I love snow but not in September! …try to remember the kind of September when grass was green and grain leaves were yellow.

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I tried the It Frappuccino from Starbucks yesterday, to celebrate the release of IT Chapter 2! I really liked it. If you want to order the IT Frappuccino the barista likely won’t know what that is, so you have to order a ‘Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with strawberry purée on top’.
Today I went to see It: Chapter 2 in the theatre and I enjoyed it. I think I am growing a thicker skin towards “horror” movies. Although some of it may disturb me It wasn’t bad at all. I actually found I could laugh at parts of it. Did you know Stephen King himself has a cameo? He appears as a pawnshop grumpy old shopkeeper who sells Bill his rusty childhood bicycle. He was good and I was surprised at how many lines he had and longer time in front of the camera than let’s say J.K Rowling had in Harry Potter. It made me chuckle.
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I am holding a read-a-long for It in October so I thought seeing the movie would add to the experience to get inspired and motivated. Who is with me? Who else has seen It: Chapter 2 already? I encourage you to watch It wherever it may be.

What I am currently Reading

 

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
Savior (The Black Dagger Brotherhood # 17) by J.R.Ward

What I finished reading this past week

 

Blood Truth by J.R. Ward. Fantastic as always
Dead Meat: Day 1 by Nick Clausen. This is a zombie apocalypse
Devil To Pay by Jeaniene Frost. Short story
I also reviewed Unearthed by Cecy Robson in the Blog Tour on Friday.

What I will be reading

 

It by Stephen King
Pawsitively Cursed (Witch of Edgehill #2) by Melissa Erin Jackson
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17 thoughts on “It’s Snowtember!

  1. Tammy says:

    I’ve seen snow photos on Instagram from other bloggers I follow and it’s hard to believe. In California it was in the 90s last week😁

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    1. Jackie says:

      Yup. I live in Calgary. It’s snowing in Calgary

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  2. Snow!! I just got The Turn of the Key from the library. I’m looking forward to reading it.

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    1. Jackie says:

      Me too. I’m working on getting through Savior first but I started The Turn of the Key and I got to the part where the nanny is getting a tour of her room. She is wierded out with the technology as am I.

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  3. Gayathri Lakshminarayanan says:

    I love reading horror and loved the IT movie. I would love to try that IT frappacino. I hope you have a great week ahead.

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    1. Jackie says:

      The Frappuccino hit the spot and I hope you try it. I am glad you liked the It movie and that at least someone else did. I did too. Poor Stanley. I hope you will try reading the book with me starting on October 1st. Are you in?

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  4. I’ve seen all that snow! I am ready for fall but not snow yet., and I am a snow lover! 🙂 Enjoy some warm coffee drinks and your books, at least cold weather is good cozy reading weather too!

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    1. Jackie says:

      Thanks. I love the snow too more than rain. Today it’s still snowing like mad but it is so bright and white unlike the sky which is grey 😦

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  5. *Flora* says:

    So when does the snow usually start falling in Calgary? Obviously by your reactions, not this early.
    I remember reading IT when back when I was a teenager in 1986; bloody good story but I couldn’t watch the films now. 😉
    I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend, Jackie, despite the snow. Here’s my Monthly Wrap Up – Sunday Post

    Flora x

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    1. Jackie says:

      Snow usually doesn’t fall until the end of October. Precisely on Halloween

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  6. Snow?! Seriously? Snow? That really IS early… Oh well… break out some holiday reads and roll with it, I guess?

    I don’t think I’ll ever watch the remakes of IT. I’m haunted by the original and all the nightmares, lol.

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    1. Jackie says:

      I am just preparing myself for the book actually 🙂 So far so good *fingers crossed

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  7. Greg says:

    Snow in September is way too early (even if it is late September). I agree!

    An IT Frappucino? That cracks me up! 🙂

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  8. Beware Of The Reader says:

    What? Snow??? Where are you living Jackie???

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  9. Molly's Book Nook says:

    I didn’t really find It or It: Chapter 2 that scary. I thought it was a bit more comical. I think it’s because they both rely on what the KIDS are afraid of and I’m just not afraid of those things? lol

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