Monday, March 17, 2014

The Sunday Post #15 (3.16.14)

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.  

Me & Mom at finish line

I did it - I walked my first 1/2 marathon and beat my goal (3 hours 15 minutes). I finished in 3 hours 3 minutes!!! It was so much fun and I was glad my mom was there to do the walk with me. She finished in 3 hours 12 minutes!!! We had a great time in DC, doing quite a bit of sight-seeing while there and since we had so much fun doing our first 1/2 marathon have decided to sign up for another one!

Have a great week everyone!!!

Last week on the Blog:  

* Cover Reveal: The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson
* Blog Tour, Excerpt & Giveaway: The Brim Reaper by Diane Vallere
* Review: Saved by the Belles by Beth Albright
* Book Blog Walkers: March Weekly Check-in Mar 14, 2014

Books Read:
* Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen (review book) 

Currently Reading:
* Steeped in Evil by Laura Childs (review book) 
* The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank (library audio book)
* Deadly Decisions by Kathy Reichs (audio book)

Books Up Next:
* Bellagrand by Paullina Simons (review book)
* Four Friends by Robyn Carr (review book)

Current Giveaways:  
* The Brim Reaper by Diane Vallere...1 copy. International. Ends 3/18/14.

Coming Up on the Blog:
* Review:The Chance by Robyn Carr
* Book Spotlight: The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau (with giveaway!!!)
* Review: Waking Kate by Sarah Addison Allen
* Review: Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen

Book Haul:   
For Review:  
* The Burning by Jane Casey (Netgalley)
* The Queen's Exiles by Barbara Kyle (courtesy of Publisher)
* Left for Dead: A Maeve Kerrigan Novella by Jane Casey (e-book)



  1. Congrats to you and your mom on the 1/2 marathon!

    I love Sarah Addison Allen and Dorothea Benton Frank. :) Bellagrand sounds amazing! I will have to check it out!

  2. Wahoo! Congrats to you and your Mom Kristen, it sounds like you both had a wonderful time!

  3. Looking forward to your views on Lost Lake. I've bee curious about The Last Original Wife. Congratulations on your 1/2 Marathon!

  4. Congrats to you and your mom, it's a great achievement ! Have a great week :)

  5. Congratulations to both of you. Wonderful achievement.

  6. WOOT WOOT! A little over 3 hours is freaking awesome ;) Doing the "Walkers do it better" dance!

  7. Congratulations, you can be so proud - and your mum as well!
    Have a great week and Happy Reading.
    My Sunday Post is here


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