Sunday Post: May 24

Sunday Post: May 24

May 24, 2015 2015, Sunday Post 12

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!   Last Week Home & blog I’ve been tired all week so I don’t feel like I did much. Not much on my blog, not too much reading, not… Read more »

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TBR Review: Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell

TBR Review: Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell

May 20, 2015 2015, B, book rating, Goodreads, Jill Mansell, Millie's Fling, New Author Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews, TBR Challenge, TBR Pile, Ultimate Reading Challenge 8

Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell Series: None Genre: Women’s Fiction Published by Sourcebooks Landmark (originally published by Headline Review, 2001) E-book, purchased 501 pages Grade: B Synopsis: Bestselling novelist Orla Hart owes her life to her friend Millie Brady, whose rotten boyfriend has just left her. So Orla invites Millie to Cornwall, where Millie looks forward to a summer without any dating whatsoever. But Orla envisions Millie as the heroine of her next novel and decides to find Millie the man of her dreams. Except the two women have drastically different ideas about what kind of guy that should be. Millie watched Orla have an idea; she actually saw it happen…. Read more »

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Sunday Post: May 17

Sunday Post: May 17

May 17, 2015 2015, Sunday Post 18

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!   Last Week Home & blog I’ve been in Des Moines all week with my younger daughter. My husband was here Sunday through Tuesday and then drove to the… Read more »

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WoW: White Hot by Ilona Andrews

WoW: White Hot by Ilona Andrews

May 13, 2015 2015, Ilona Andrews, Waiting on Wednesday, White Hot 4

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.   White Hot by Ilona Andrews Series: Hidden Legacy #2 Publication Date: October 27, 2015 Genre: Urban Fantasy Synopsis (from Goodreads): Nevada Baylor and Connor Rogan are back in the fight against corruption and the dark forces of Houston’s elite. Once again, they’ve been drawn together to fight a common enemy, but something is growing between them, too. Something that’s becoming more difficult to ignore with every heated touch and meaningful… Read more »

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Sunday Post: May 10

Sunday Post: May 10

May 10, 2015 2015, Sunday Post 8

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!   Last Week Home & blog We took care of our son’s mini dachshund puppy this week and, oh, my gosh he is so cute. But I’m exhausted after… Read more »

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Review: Boundary Crossed by Melissa F. Olson

Review: Boundary Crossed by Melissa F. Olson

May 9, 2015 2015, B+, book rating, Boundary Crossed, Goodreads, Melissa F. Olson, Reading Challenges, reviews 2

Boundary Crossed by Melissa F. Olson Series: Boundary Magic #1 Genre: Urban Fantasy Published by 47 North, May 2015 E-book, purchased 302 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: After her twin sister’s brutal murder, former US Army Sergeant Allison “Lex” Luther vowed to protect her niece, Charlie. So when two vampires try to kidnap the baby, it quickly turns into a fight to the death—Lex’s death, that is. She wakes up to two shocking discoveries: she has miraculously survived the fight, and baby Charlie is a “null,” gifted with the ability to weaken supernatural forces…and a target for creatures who want to control that power. Determined to guarantee her niece’s safety, Lex… Read more »

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WoW: The Sleeping Life by Andrea K. Host

WoW: The Sleeping Life by Andrea K. Host

May 6, 2015 2015, Andrea K. Host, The Sleeping Life, Waiting on Wednesday 0

I’m participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to coming out in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information.   The Sleeping Life by Andrea K. Höst Series: Eferum #2 Publication Date: Late 2015 Genre: Fantasy Synopsis (from Goodreads): Fallon DeVries has a sister who lives only in his mind. Paying the price of magic gone wrong, Aurienne is trapped watching a world she cannot touch, only able to communicate with her brother while he sleeps. And it’s slowly killing him. Fallon and Auri’s best chance of untangling their lives… Read more »

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Books I’ll never read

Books I’ll never read

May 5, 2015 2015, Books I'll never read, Top Ten Tuesday 18

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted at the Broke and the Bookish blog. Each week a different topic is introduced and it is fun to see what everyone writes each week.Check out their blog for more information. This week I’m talking about the books I’ll never read. Of course, there are hundreds of books I’ll never read! There just isn’t enough time to read everything I want to read let alone the books I don’t want to read! I’ve reached the point in my life where I no longer feel the need to read what I don’t want to read. I read lots of the classics–both modern and old… Read more »

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Sunday Post: May 3

Sunday Post: May 3

May 3, 2015 2015, Sunday Post 18

The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. I like this meme because it gives me an opportunity to take a look back at last week and forward to next week in both my personal life and my blog and book life! I also like to see what other people are doing and what books everyone is reading. This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it!   Last Week Home & blog Plans are made for my daughter’s graduation and party. And since she defended her thesis this week everything is in order! My husband… Read more »

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May books on my radar . . .

May books on my radar . . .

May 2, 2015 2015, Books on my radar, May 2

  Each month I write about the books I’ve noticed and think might be good. Sometimes they’re from favorite authors and sometimes new author strikes my fancy. I don’t buy all the books (not during the month they’re released at least)–since I already have way too many books to read. I’m trying to limit the new books I buy each month to the ones I’m going to read soon. But the list I make each month helps me not forget books. The Goodreads links help me keep track of these books. And I hope people reading my post may find some new books, too! I also hope they will point… Read more »

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