Friday, August 2, 2013

Friday Five (3)

1) If you haven't heard, I'm back to blogging! I've decided to stop making apologies and explaining away why I haven't been working on the blog, in blog posts. It didn't make sense. Instead, I've renewed my commitment to working hard at making My Summer Girl Books the best it can be. Here's to my sheer determination to make it happen!

2) Summer classes are over! I'm so excited to have more time to spend with my friends and be able to read!  I took four classes this semester and it was difficult to say the least. The experience was similar to sticking my brain in a blender and serving up cerebellum smoothies to zombies, in the hopes that they wouldn't eat me alive. (The analogy sounded better in my head, I swear.)

3) Tonight, I get to have dinner at a friend's house and celebrate her coming graduation. Then I get to watch Sharknado in a movie theater. Yes, it's happening. Don't question it. My friend is sleeping over. I get to hang out with her and attend an awesome birthday/graduation blowout Saturday night. I might even be going to the beach on Sunday. I feel more than a little blessed and spoiled I get to have so much fun this weekend!

4) I've developed a rather huge obsession with comics, specifically Comixology. Thanks to their DC Comics New 52 deals, I got 15 issues for about 14 bucks. Savings = good. I'm really into the Batman universe at the moment. Suicide Squad, Red Hood and the Outlaws and Batgirl are a few I've read. I ordered and read some of them from my library.  I'm very interested in getting more comics on the Superman family, Birds of Prey, Gotham City Sirens and a whole bunch more. I'm beginning to see how this can get a little out of hand...

5) This is an achievement from last week, so I really shouldn't put it. I'm so proud of the accomplishment though, I can't resist! I ran six freaking miles last Sunday. Six! I still get a giddy when I think about it!

Happy Reading,


  1. Cerebellum smoothie hahahahahha!

    I'm glad you survived your summer classes, I wasn't sure you would since you took FOUR like a crazy person!

    I've never really gotten into comics and I really don't understand it. Skip Beat got me really into manga, but I guess I like the artwork better as I typically read shoujo manga and not like robots and card games manga as I don't really like that artwork (although I have exceptions to all those rules. And despite the fact I read it shoujo manga makes me angry a lot haha)

    I can't believe you ran 6 miles!! I've been sort of working out...ish...and my legs still aren't right! It makes no sense. My legs are way strong than my arms, yet they are the ones that hurt. Such is life I suppose.

  2. Thank you. I loved Shoujo manga! Sailor Moon is my favorite! I love Black Bird and a lot of others. I'm glad you like Skip Beat. It's pretty awesome.

    Don't worry! I'm sure your legs will get stronger. It took me about two months, three times a week of running to get to that point. Running will always hurt, in my opinion. But, if it gets too painful, consult a doctor or physical therapist. You don't want to injure yourself.

    1. I never really got into Sailor Moon, but I do read Black Bird (although it gets pretty right now. I don't really do well with pregnancies or babies or either of those things being fatal. Sort of like Twilight and the undead baby. I had nightmares about that haha). Have you read Dengeki Daisy? I got into Black Bird because it was suggested to me after going through the available chapters for that.

      Blegh I hate running! If I could swim, I would, but I can't bring myself to cough up the money for a gym, and there's not one with a pool in walking distance from me either. I'm mostly doing lunges and squats to do SOMETHING to keep me active until I either give in and run (which I'm pretty sure will never happen. Even if I warm up it does something awful to my ankles), or until I come up with a new plan haha

    2. Ugh, I hate those plot lines too. I don't want to read more. I have read Dengeki Daisy. It's a good story, but I'm not a huge fan of the art style.

      Running can be a huge challenge. (I skipped the gym today, but am going tomorrow!) I'm lucky in the respect that my university has partnered with YMCA so that we can go to their gym without memberships so long as we can prove we're attending classes. Otherwise I probably wouldn't have gotten up an working out. Any activity is good activity!

      Also, I'm lisiting some mangas here I think you'd like. Let me know if you've read any of them.

      Ai Hime- Ai to Himegoto (real world)
      Kaichou Maid-Sama (real world)
      Kimi Ni Todoke (real world)
      Kyou, Koi Wo Hajimemasu (real world)
      L-DK (real world)
      Meru Puri (magical)

    3. HAHAHAH this is hilarious. Let's see

      1. Read this and I think I really liked it
      2. Reading this and mostly liking it
      3. You know, I can't believe I haven't read this yet
      4. Reading this and mostly liking it
      5. I can't tell if I've read it or not, so now I'm going to read it either way
      6. I have never seen this before, and I'm definitely reading it now!

      Have you read Koi Dano ai Dano? I think that and Love so Life are my favourites right now. I am SO in love with Kanoko, and the twins are so freaking adorable in Love so Life! I could care less about the rest of the story, although I really do like it, but if all I saw were slides of the twins I'd be happy haha


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