Yarn Along is a wonderful weekly link-up hosted by Ginny at the Small Things blog about two of the best things in life: reading and knitting.
Man, this time difference! It's so weird to think that as I'm sitting down to whip out this post at 1 p.m., just after lunch, it's already 7 on the east coast! I actually wasn't planning to do a Yarn Along post this week, but I'm sitting around waiting for the DirecTV guy to come hook up our cable and I collected some pretty plumerias on the ground when I walked to the mailbox, so I figured I might as well!
Reading: Last night I finished the book from last week's Yarn Along post, a fantasy novel called "Age of Myth" by Michael J. Sullivan. After a bit of a slow start -- it took me a whole week to read! -- it picked up and I ended up really enjoying it. I'll definitely look forward to the next installment of the series. Today I'm going to start an advanced-reading copy of "The Last One" by Alexandra Oliva, an apocalyptic thriller that's been compared to "Station Eleven" and "The Passage," both of which I loved. I'm in the mood for a fast-paced page-turner and this sounds like it'll fit the bill.
Knitting: It's a little hard to tell in the picture, but I did make some progress on the front lattice of my Cap Sleeve Lattice Top (pattern). Only a couple more inches, then it'll be stockinette the rest of the way. I've been knitting while we binge-watch the first season of "Mr. Robot," an awesome show about a cyber security expert/vigilante hacker/schizophrenic. Season 2 comes on USA in a couple weeks, so we discovered it just in time thanks to Amazon Prime (and having no cable!).