Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Sunday Post #19 (4.13.14)

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.  

Last week flew by. I was up at my dad's and it was great spending time with him. He's moving around quite well with his broken leg and shoulder. Now I'm home and I have 2 shadows who won't leave my side - my dogs were quite happy to have me back!!!

It will be a busy week with work, but I'm hoping to make time for reading as well. At least the weather will be nice, so hopefully the dogs and I will get some good walks in, too!

Have a great week everyone!!!

Last week on the Blog:  

* Book Spotlight: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
* Review: Steeped in Evil by Laura Childs
* Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson
* Blog Tour, Review & Giveaway: Dash of Peril by Lori Foster
* Book Blog Walkers: Weekly Check-in Apr 11, 2014

Books Read:
* The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin (review book)
* The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson (review book)

Currently Reading:
* Just One Kiss by Susan Mallery (library book) 
* Another Piece of My Heart by Jane Green (library audio book)
* The Wishing Thread by Lisa Van Allen (audio book)

Books Up Next:
* When the Cypress Whispers by Yvette Monessis Corporon (review book)
* Deadly Patterns by Melissa Bourbon (library book)
* Blossom Street Brides by Debbie Macomber (library book)

Current Giveaways:  
* The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson (plus Andrea Schroder candle)...1 copy. Ends 4.17.14
* Dash of Peril by Lori Foster...1 copy. Ends 4.18.14

Coming Up on the Blog:
* Review: The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank
* Review: The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
* Review: The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
* Review: Queen Elizabeth I: A Very Brief History by Mark Black


Book Haul:  
For Review:  
* In the Mirror by Kaira Rouda (courtesy of author)
* The Wishing Thread by Lisa Van Allen (audio book via Audible credit)
* Dare to Desire by Carly Phillips (e-book via B&N credit)
From Library:  
* Blossom Street Brides - Debbie Macomber



  1. I am so glad you visit with your Dad went well, Kristin and yes our babies miss us when we are away. Good luck heading back to work this week, hope it is a good one!!

    1. Thanks one of 7 kids, it's nice having some solo time with my dad, even as an adult!

  2. Got a couple of your current reads on my TBR pile. Glad you had a great visit with your dad.

  3. I really want to read Zevin's latest book!

  4. Glad the visit went well. Have a good week.

  5. Glad your dad is doing well. I'm sure it's nice to be home though. Come see my week here. Happy reading and have a wonderful week!

  6. Glad your dad is doing well. I have a couple of your books on my radar and look forward to your reviews.

  7. All new books to me. Glad dad is moving around and feeling better, sounds like your dogs are jealous, lol

  8. It is always good to be home after you've been away...enjoy! And I keep hearing good things about The Storied Life...


  9. My mom looooves Debbie Macomber :) Always fun romance with a dash of sweet.

    Happy reading this week! :) The Brunette Librarian's Blog

  10. Glad you had a good visit with your dad. Looks like a good reading week!

  11. Glad your dad is doing well and you got to spend some quality time with him. YAY for better weather, enjoy the walks outside! I've got to get caught up on the Blossom Street series, not enough hours in the day lol
    Have a great week and happy reading :)


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