The Sunday Post is hosted by the wonderful Kimba, the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news, recap the past week, take a look ahead, and showcase our new treasures—I mean books!
Do you ever have one of those weeks where you flit from task to task, and never get any of them finished? That’s been my week in a nutshell. Mentally, I just can’t seem to stay focused or on task. As a result, I feel like the week has been wasted, even if it wasn’t a total loss. And it’s left me behind in my work, so I’ll be pushing pretty hard this coming week.
However, it won’t be all slog and no fun. Next weekend, I’ll be attending a reunion of the kids I grew up with — my fellow “faculty brats” at the boarding school where our parents taught or worked. I was part of that close-knit bunch from age 7 through 12 or so. Three of them are my cousins, but I haven’t seen most of the others in forty years. At least 7 of us will be at the reunion—the core group—plus possibly a few others who were there for only some of those years, or arrived after I moved away. I’m really excited to see them all!
Last Week on the Blog
- Sun. 8/28/16: Home Again: Sunday Post (8/28/16)
- Tues. 8/30/16: Blog Ahead Challenge 2016! – challenge sign up
- Wed. 8/31/16: Always a Cowboy (Linda Lael Miller) – tour review
- Thurs. 9/01/16: A Story to Kill (Lynn Cahoon) – tour review
- Sat. 9/03/16: News & Notes
- Sun. 9/04/16: Sunday Post – this post
Upcoming on the Blog
- Mon. 9/05/16: Closed Casket, the new Poirot novel – plus a free Christie podcast! – tour spotlight
- Tues. 9/06/16: My Favorite Children’s TV Shows – Top Ten Tuesday
- Wed. 9/07/16: TBD
- Thurs. 9/08/16: TBD
- Sat. 9/09/16: News & Notes – very tentative
- Sun. 9/10/16: Sunday Post – tentative
What I’m Reading/Watching
Reading: I read Darkest Journey (Heather Graham; ARC) and continued with my re-read of a historical romances series. I think I’m pretty much done with the latter for now. I need to get back to my ARCs!
New Additions to the Hoard
Cover links take you to Goodreads.
My final Avon Addicts box
For our final thank-you package, Avon asked each member of this Avon Addicts “class” (the 5th) to name our favorite Avon romance ever. Then they sent us all of them. Wow! 25 books, plus a really cool necklace. I’ve read 10 of them, which leaves me plenty to dive into as I have time!
Here’s a closeup of the necklace. It’s a quote from Lisa Kleypas’s BLAH, and says: A well-read woman is a dangerous creature. Underneath it says Avon Addict. (Apologies for the picture quality; it was beastly hard to get even a half-way decent photo of it.)
For Review or Review Consideration
Many thanks to St. Martin’s! I’ll be a tour stop for this book on October 7.
Purchased for Kindle
As usual, these were all on sale. Both Robin and I already own Writing Magic in paperback, but I thought she might find the Kindle version convenient. (We share a Kindle account.)