Sunday, July 27, 2014

The Sunday Post #33 (7.27.14)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted @ Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.
I've decided to try a new weekly meme - a place where I can do both a weekly wrap up and share what books I get all in one post, so I'm going to give The Sunday Post a try, and also link up with Sheila's It's Monday Post over at Book Journey

I did it!!! I walked my 2nd 1/2 marathon last night (walk started at 10:30pm) with my mom and my sister. We joined over 3,000 others in their bras to support Breast Cancer in Walk the Walks MoonWalk NYC...what an amazing event! Yes, it's physically demanding - you are walking either 13.1 or 26.2 miles, but you are raising awareness for Breast Cancer, raising money for vital breast cancer initiatives, and having a good time. Seeing how everyone decorated their bras was part of the fun, too! There were some big names there supporting the cause and walking with us - Brandi Chastain, women's soccer player, was there as was Amy Freeze, Channel 7's weather gal. I was lucky enough to get a photo with her - see bottom left picture. Total fangirl moment!!!

Have a great week everyone!!! 

Last week on the Blog:           
* Blog Tour & Review: The Queen's Exiles by Barbara Kyle  
* Review: Little Mercies by Heather Gudenkauf
* Blog Tour & Guest Post: Barbara Kyle (with Giveaway!!!) 
* Book Blog Walkers: Weekly Check-in Jul 25 
* Review: Waiting On You by Kristan Higgins

Books Read:      

* The Sweet Spot by Stephanie Evanovich (review book)    
Currently Reading:            
* Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (review book)             
* Sight Unseen by Iris Johansen/Roy Johansen (audio book)

Books Up Next:              
* The Good Girl by Mary Kubica (review book)    
* Butternut Summer by Mary McNear (review book)
Current Giveaways:              
* The Queen's Exiles by Barbara Kyle...Ends 7/30/14
Coming Up on the Blog:
* Review: The Sweet Spot by Stephanie Evanovich
* Review: Gone by James Patterson  
* Review: The Perfect Score by Beth Albright
* Month in Review: July 2014
Book Haul:     
For Review:
* In Your Dreams by Kristan Higgins (Netgalley)



  1. Congrats on the marathon! Such a wonderful cause to support.

  2. What a wonderful event! Congratulations. Looking forward to what you thought of The Sweet Spot.

  3. Congratulations. I like your reading for this week.

  4. Great job on the marathon! That's quite an accomplishment! Look forward to seeing what you think of The Sweet Spot and Big Little Lies. Have a great week!

  5. Wahoo! Woot! Woot! congrats on accomplishing your goals for the walk and what a worthy cause. *throws confetti*

  6. Congrats on accomplishing your goals and what a great event!

    My Sunday 

  7. What an enriching experience that marathon must have been for you! I've read great things about Little Mercies. I'll have to check out your review.

  8. Congrats - you did really well and for such a great cause. Looks like a good reading week. Some of them I want to read too, and looking forward to Kristan Higgan's next book as well. Have a good week.

  9. Congratulations on your walk. It is such a great cause. I read Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich and liked it a lot. I will look forward to your review of The Sweet Spot, Have a great week.

  10. Way to go Kristin, congrats on doing such a great job for a wonderful cause. Love the photos, thanks for sharing. Looking forward to your review of Big Little Lies. Have a great week and happy reading :)

  11. Congrats on the 1/2 marathon!
    I'm reading Butternut Summer now - it's good! Have a great week, Kristin!

  12. Congrats on your walk. I don't think I've walked that far all summer combined. I am curious about The Good Girl. It sounds intriguing. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  13. Congrats on your fundraising efforts. I just finished Big Little lies, I loved it!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  14. congrats on the 1/2 marathon - the pictures from the event are great!


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