Sunday, October 04, 2015

The Sunday Post #87 (10.4.15)

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.  
It was a crummy week weather-wise, which matched my mood all is getting the best of me and it's not good. I'm really frustrated and stressed and hoping it will work itself out soon. You know it's bad when you get a jury questionnaire and hope that that will mean you actually get called for jury duty soon! Anyway, maybe a day of baking will cheer me up - I'm thinking some apple squares will help - plus it will make the house smell so good!!!

Have a great week everyone!!!


Last week on the Blog:                              
* Review & Giveaway: A Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi 
* Review: Christmas in Mustang Creek by Linda Lael Miller   
* #30 Authors Day 30: Liza Klaussmann recommends A Manual for Cleaning Women: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin  
* Month in Review: September 2015   
* Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Night Blindness by Susan Strecker

* Review: The Dance Begins by Diane Chamberlain Plus Spotlight of New Book
#FitReaders: Weekly Check-in October 2   
Books Read:                      
* Spider Bones by Kathy Reiches (library audio book) 
* The Dance Begins by Diane Chamberlain (mine) 

* Dogwood Hill by Sherryl Woods (library audio book) 
* Gossamer Ghost by Laura Childs (library book)                   
Currently Reading:                    

* Pop Goes the Weasel by M.J. Arlidge  (review e-book)  

* Parchment & Old Lace by Laura Childs (review book)  
* Marry Me at Christmas by Susan Mallery (review audio book)  
Books Up Next:                               
* Winter Stroll by Elin Hilderbrand (review book)     
* The Last September by Nina de Gramont  (audio book)
Recent Giveaway Winners:
* After You by Jojo Moyes...Rhonda
* Laguna Nights by Kaira Rouda...Anne
* The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks...Jill Parcell 

Current Giveaway:
* A Perfect Heritage by Penny Vincenzi...Ends 10/5/15
* Night Blindness by Susan Strecker...Ends 10/8/15


Coming Up on the Blog:
* Book Spotlight: Chance Harbor by Holly Robinson (with Giveaway!!!)
* Review: The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore      
* Book Spotlight: Another Woman's Daughter by Fiona Sussman  (with Giveaway!!!)
* Review: Parchment & Old Lace by Laura Childs (with Giveaway!!!)  
* Review: The Naked Eye by Iris Johansen

Book Haul:    
* The Last September by Nina de Gramont (audio book via Audible) 
From Library:    
* Gossamer Ghost by Laura Childs    


  1. Life must really suck if you’re hoping for jury duty. :) I hope next week is better for you.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  2. Oh man, it must be bad if jury duty sounds appealing I do hope things improve for you and that the weather is nicer:)

  3. Oh man - I hope your week gets better.

  4. I hope things improve for you soon! Jury duty kind of scares me. I've been selected three times but every time the case was dismissed so I didn't have to go.

  5. I hope the baking helped destress. Share the apple square recipe please! Sounds delicious. I used to work in the court system and would have loved to have a person just wishing for jury duty! We heard so many crazy excuses I should write a book.

  6. I hope work slows down and the stress diminishes. Mmm can smell the apple pie, hope it helped. I've never been called for jury duty, interesting you get a questionaire first.

  7. Well, at least jury duty would be something different. I was happy not to be chosen when I reported for jury duty.

  8. Aw, wishing for jury service is not good! Hope work becomes less stressful soon.


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