Sunday Post – 11/16/14

November 16, 2014 Sunday Post 12

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!

My Week

My choruses had their last regular rehearsal today, and I’m so pleased by how they’re doing! They made a lot of progress last week and today. Dress rehearsal is next Saturday and the concert is Sunday night. I’ll let you know how it goes!

I turned in the third of the indexes on Friday, and now my indexing schedule goes back to normal for a few weeks. Whew! That’s good; maybe I can get some progress on this NaNoWriMo thing. There’s half a month left.

The Ho-Ho-Ho Readathon wrapped up on Tuesday, and I actually managed to get about 5 books read (but only 3 reviewed; the other two reviews will post later.) That I could read that many was thanks to stress-induced insomnia, but at least I got to enjoy the books instead of lying there, tossing and turning and worrying. (Always look on the bright side!)


Last Week on the Blog




This Week On the Blog


  • Mon., 11/10/17/14: Only Enchanting, by Mary Balogh (review)
  • Tues., 11/18/14: Top Ten Sequels I Can’t Wait to Read (Top Ten Tuesday)
  • Rest of the week TBD


New Additions to the Hoard

Purchased or Free for Kindle
That’s it for this week! Don’t forget to check out the giveaway for If the Shoe Kills before Wednesday.


12 Responses to “Sunday Post – 11/16/14”

    • Lark_Bookwyrm

      Thanks, Bea! I didn’t know prednisone could cause insomnia – how frustrating, since I’m guessing you sometimes need it for your asthma, so it’s not like you can stop taking it.

    • Lark_Bookwyrm

      I haven’t read Kelly either, but the first two were on sale and the intro short was free, so I figured that was a good place to start! 🙂 Have a great week! Hopefully I’ll have a little time to catch up on blog visits this week, too, but NaNo has to come first.

    • Lark_Bookwyrm

      An East End Murder is a short story; I’ve read numbers 7 and 8 in the series and loved them, so I’m planning to read 1-6 and the short story next year.

      Yes, insomnia can be a real pain. Luckily mine rarely goes on for more than a week or two at a time, and then I get back to normal for a little while. And naps do help. So do books, especially ones I’ve read before (because it’s easier to stop and go back to sleep if I know what happens next.)

  1. Angie @Angela's Anxious Life

    I am on a drug now that people take for insomnia. It’s called Remeron. I guess it really helps people sleep. I am using it for a different reason. I don’t know how bad your sleep is but you could go to the Dr for something. I looked at the Top Ten List for next week and I am not sure if I would be able to come up with 10 books!
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    • Lark_Bookwyrm

      Thanks for the suggestion, Angela. Mine comes and goes; as long as I can catch up every few days, I’ll just deal with it. It actually may not be insomnia per se; I just saw an interesting thing on PBS about light, which included a segment about how, back before artificial light, people’s natural sleep cycle was in two phases, with a one-to-two-hour period of wakefulness between them. So maybe I’m just reverting! Usually it only lasts a couple of hours; I read for a while (so I don’t focus on worrying), and then I get sleepy and go back to sleep.

      I’m reading and following so many series right now that it wasn’t a problem coming up with 10 sequels I want to read – the problem was picking just 10! I decided to focus mostly on stuff coming out in the next 6 months – except for a few that I just really, really want to read.

  2. Jan

    Wow, I feel like I’ve missed your blog for awhile, Lark. I guess I’ve been trying to get ahead with my blogging and then trying to catch up on comments…. But I’m glad to get back and check stuff out here! Glad you got so much reading done though stress-related reading isn’t always the best. Hope that’s better. I’m also so glad your choruses are going well. Good luck with the dress rehearsal and then the performance. Have a great week.
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