Monday, August 03, 2015

The Sunday Post #81 (8.2.15) - A Day Late

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'm also going to link this up with Sheila's It's Monday post over at Book Journey.  

Why is the week before vacation so stressful!!! Between finishing up projects for work, having blog posts set up for while I'll be away, laundry, packing, deciding what books I want to bring, food shopping, (we're renting a beach house for a week!!!) - this vacation can't come fast enough!!! I'm taking 2 weeks off, though we'll only be at the beach for a week. First we're heading to a family wedding for a few days, then to the beach and then I included a few days at the end just to be able to get laundry done, and catch up on e-mail and the blog before heading heading back to work. 

My sister-in-law and her family are also renting a house at the beach, so it should be a fun week. I hope to get in a good walk on the beach each morning and then hang out on the beach, getting in some sun, some quality reading time and just playing with my nephews and niece. 
Have a great week everyone!!!


Last week on the Blog:                              
* Review: Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica
* Book Spotlight: The Ones We Trust by Kimberly Belle (Plus Giveaway!!!)
* Review: The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach by Pam Jenoff 
* Month in Review: July 2015   
#FitReaders: Weekly Check-in July 31 
Books Read:                      
* The Summer Wind by Mary Alice Monroe (audio book) 
* Thrill Me by Susan Mallery (review book/audio book)         
* Dancing Through Life by Candace Cameron Bure (review book)
* Alert by James Patteron (review book)         
* Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs (review book/library audio book)

Currently Reading:                    

* Love and Miss Communication by Elyssa Friedland  (review book) 
* The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson - reread (audio book)     

Books Up Next:                               

* In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware (review book)

* Woman With a Secret by Sophie Hannah (review book)
Recent Giveaway Winners:   
* The Last Summer at Chelsea Beach by Pam Jenoff: Sarah Pitts

Current Giveaway:
* The Ones We Trust by Kimberly Belle...Ends 8.4.15

Coming Up on the Blog:
* Review: Alert by James Patterson
* Review: Speaking in Bones by Kathy Reichs      
* Review: Dancing Through Life by Candace Cameron Bure  
* Review: The Far End Of Happy by Kathryn Craft

Book Haul:    
For Review:
* The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell (Netgalley via Publicist)
* Christmas in Mustang Creek by Linda Lael Miller (Netgalley via Publicist)     
* Thrill Me by Susan Mallery (audio book via Audible)  
* The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson (audio book via Audible)



  1. I know what you mean about the week before vacation! Total craziness. I actually make a list of the lists I need to make. Hopefully all the relaxing you're going to do next week makes up for next week! I'm really curious about The Paris Key. I've enjoyed the mysteries by Juliet Blackwell so far and this one looks intriguing.

  2. I hope you enjoy your vacation...unplug, unwind and have fun!

  3. Renting a beach house for a week is my idea of heaven! Enjoy :)

  4. Sounds like a very nice vacation time coming up once the rush of pre chores are completed. Enjoy.

  5. It's amazing how stressful getting ready for a vacation can be. You need a vacation just to recover! Enjoy the wedding and the beach, and happy reading!


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