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!
I hope you all had a lovely Valentine’s Day and/or Galantine’s Day! My side of the family has always observed Valentine’s Day not just as a celebration of romantic love, but of familial love in general. So in addition to Mr. Bookwyrm and me exchanging cards, we sent cards to Robin and my folks, and called them as well. And Mr. Bookwyrm gave me lovely pink roses…and thoughtfully refrained from bringing chocolate at my request, because I’m really trying to eat healthier, and I’m practically incapable of eating just a little chocolate.
On the blogging side of things, I didn’t get a single post written this week. Hopefully I can do better next week, even though it’s going to be equally busy in terms of work for the next three weeks or so.
Last Week on the Blog
Upcoming on the Blog
- Books I’m No Longer Interested In Reading
- Books have the power to change lives… and cultures
- Other posts TBD
- News & Notes – 2/24/2018 – tentative
- Sunday Post – 2/25/2018 – tentative
What I’m Reading/Watching
Reading: This week, I didn’t read as much as last week. I reread two Valdemar novels by Mercedes Lackey, Exile’s Honor and Exile’s Valor (well, technically I’m not quite finished with the second one yet.) I also read more of Cat of the Baskervilles (ARC), and finished up a Jill Shalvis novellette, The Good Luck Sister (ARC) that follows Lost and Found Sisters… so now I want to read that book as well. And I still plan to get back to my other interrupted reads: The Problim Children (ARC) and A Scandal in Batersea (library.)
Listening to: I started Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (again; I’ve both read and listened to it before) and actually got quite a bit of listening done, given my current workload. I’m about a fifth of the way through the book.
Watching: Father Brown season 5, and Star Trek: Discovery, though we are still behind on the latter by about 4 episodes. I’d like to be watching the Olympics, at least the figure skating, but alas, that’s one of the drawbacks of cutting the cord. To stream it, you either have to prove to NBC’s website that you are a cable subscriber (which we aren’t), or else subscribe to Hulu (which we don’t) and watch it there. Oh, well, both of us are working too many late nights to keep up with the Olympics right now, anyway!
New Additions to the Hoard
Cover links take you to Goodreads.
For Review or Review Consideration
Purchased for Kindle
The Eye of the World was this month’s free book from Tor.com’s Book of the Month club. (The free download ended Thursday—sorry!) The last two titles, “The Disastrous Debut of Agatha Tremain” (Stephanie Burgis) and “Sword Sworn” (Mercedes Lackey) are short stories. “Sword Sworn,” is a prequel to Lackey’s Vows and Honor series; I’ve read it, in the original Sword and Sorcery anthology in which it appeared, but didn’t own a copy.