My day wasn’t going so well earlier. It started off with a stupid fight with my stupid dear husband and went downhill from there. It’s pretty sad when you find yourself snapping at the dog for not getting out of your way fast enough (and the poor dog has stitches on her head!) and then telling your 9 year old that her head would be shaved if she didn’t brush her hair RIGHT NOW. And then the damn zipper broke on my favorite shorts- the ones that actually fit. And for chrissake, is that a zit on my chin?? (Pass the Midol- and the chocolate- and the tissues!) Grrrrrr grrrrrr grumble grumble leave me alone.
Ok, so not the best day ever for moi. But it did get better. I had some really positive emails this morning on my new venture. Yeah, me! And then my dear husband apologized, because (obviously) everything was his fault. And remember how I wanted to be WOWed by a book? Let me just tell you, I have been WOWed, big time!! I spent an hour and a half (while my kids were at their tutoring) reading, and I may not sleep tonight trying to finish this fabulous book.
And then, the icing on the cake- when we got home, I had a package of two beautiful new books from Hyperion waiting in my mailbox. They are Schooled by Anisha Lakhani (YA fiction that just came out yesterday) and Getting Rid of Matthew by Jane Fallon (chick lit, coming out Aug. 12). They both look great.
Free books in the mailbox.. almost as good as chocolate! Now, if only I could get them to send both!
Thanks, Hyperion, for making my day!
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