Monday, December 11, 2023

Not Just a Mom - Favourite Books and Series


Hello! It's our last edition of 2023's Not Just a Mom Link Up.  We are so glad you're stopping by to check in with us as we share our lives.  

My co-hosts are AdrienneDaraJenLauren, and Joanne.  If you blogged on this topic, please link up below.

As our final topic, we are talking about our favourite books and/or series.

For the past couple of years I have been keeping track of all of the books I've read and then choose my  favourites.  

Scarborough by Catherine Hernandez

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh

Normal People by Sally Rooney

From the Ashes by Jesse Thistle

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Of Marriageable Age by Sharon Maas

(By the way, I'll be sharing my favourite book(s) of 2023) 

When I talk to other about TV shows from the past, I sometimes refer to them as that's a Top 5 show or a Top 10 show.  But I have never put them in actual order, and I really don't want to do that here either.  I feel like it's a fluid list so I'm loath to set anything in stone.  However, shows that always seem to come up when I'm talking about my top shows are:

Mad Men
Downton Abbey
The Sopranos
Breaking Bad
Game of Thrones
Dawson's Creek (Team Pacey)
The Office
Band of Brothers (was that a "show"? It was a limited series, so I guess it counts)
Fleabag (only two seasons but so good!)
Sex and the City

And two current shows that I love but I'm not sure how they will fit into this list - The Bear and The White Lotus.

Check out the posts from this past year:

January - Introductions
February - House Rules
May - Pet Peeves
September - Hobbies
November - Comfort Food

We are excited to keep this link up going for next year, but with a rebrand as "Share Our Lives".  Please save these graphics and plan to link up with us on the second Monday of each month.

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  1. We enjoyed the White Lotus too! Though I preferred season 1 over season 2. I think the only book I've read from your favorites list is Where the Crawdads Sing. I'll have to check out some of the other ones!

  2. I think we have slightly different reading tastes! But I did love I Let You Go from your list.

  3. I forgot to add Downton Abbey to my list, I loved that series! I'm excited for next years rebranded link-up. The topics sound great!

  4. What a great selection of books. A lot of these are new to me but my eldest has read Where the Crawdads Sing and really enjoyed it. A lot of the TV shows that you mentioned are my favourite too.

  5. I loved Crawdads! Travis watches The Bear and likes it.

  6. I loved Band Of Brothers when I watched it! It was soooo good and engaging!!!