Waiting on Wednesday: September 28

Waiting on Wednesday: September 28

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. After Atlas by Emma Newman Series: Planetfall Genre: Science Fiction Mystery Publication date: November 1 Synopsis: Govcorp detective Carlos Moreno was only a baby when Atlas left Earth to seek truth among the stars. But in that moment, the course of Carlos’s entire life changed. Atlas is what took his mother away; what made his father lose hope; what led Alejandro Casales, leader of the religious cult known as the Circle,… Read more »

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My fall TBR list

My fall TBR list

September 27, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 3

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 my fall TBR list. I’m doing a combination of my most anticipated books for the fall as well as a few books I already have that I’ve meant to read. All but one of these books are from authors and/or series I’ve read before. The new books for this fall Magic Binds by Ilona Andrews (Kate Daniels #9) — Urban Fantasy A Closed and Common Orbit… Read more »

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Sunday Post: September 25

Sunday Post: September 25

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    This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it! 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. Last week–home and blog Road trip We’re on our road trip and as with anything it has its ups and downs–mostly ups. The scenery is beautiful, my husband and I have lots of fun together and we’ve listened to two… Read more »

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Road Trip–Glacier National Park

September 23, 2016 2016, Travel 0

My husband and I have been on a road trip for about 10 days now. We’ve had many adventures and seen beautiful places. I posted photos and some commentary earlier in the week (Mammoths and Black Hills) from our first major stop. Our second major stop we visited Glacier National Park in northern Montana and had a beautiful day to see the mountains, rivers, lakes, valleys, waterfalls…. We decided to travel on the Going to the Sun Road which I heard about through the years, but I figured it had gotten wider and easier to drive on through the years. Maybe it has, but it’s still a narrow, twisty road… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: September 21

Waiting on Wednesday: September 21

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. An Unsettling Crime for Samuel Craddock by Terry Shames Series: Samuel Craddock Mystery #6 Genre: Mystery Publication date: January 3 Synopsis: When the Jarrett Creek Fire Department is called to douse a blaze on the outskirts of town, they discover a grisly scene: five black young people have been murdered. Newly elected Chief of Police Samuel Craddock, just back from a stint in the Air Force, finds himself an outsider in… Read more »

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Mammoths and Black Hills

September 18, 2016 2016, Travel 2

We have been on the road for seven days and have driven a lot of miles! I had a few posts scheduled during the week, but didn’t manage to get a Sunday Post done. We are in Canada now and I can only use the internet when we have wireless available in hotels. I’m hoping to write a few posts during the next couple weeks about our trip. Our first major stop of our road trip was at The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota. Mammoth bones were found here over thirty years ago. Paleontologists work to uncover the bones of dozens of Columbian Mammoths and Wooly Mammoths as… Read more »

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Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker

Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker

September 16, 2016 2016, book rating, Cloak & Dagger Mystery Reading Challenge, Goodreads, NetGalley, Netgalley & Edelweiss Reading Challenge, New Author Challenge, New Release Challenge, Reading Challenges, reviews 0

Stripped Bare by Shannon Baker Series: Kate Fox #1 Genre: Contemporary Mystery Setting: Grand County, Nebraska (Nebraska Sandhills) Published by Forge Books Format: e-Arc (Release Date: September 6) –I received a review copy of this book from the Publisher in exchange for an honest review. The opinions stated here are entirely my own. 288 pages Grade: B+ Synopsis: Kate Fox is living the dream. She’s married to Grand County Sheriff Ted Conner, the heir to her beloved Nebraska Sandhills cattle ranch, where they live with Kate’s orphaned teenage niece, Carly. With the support of the well-connected Fox Clan, which includes Kate’s eight boisterous and interfering siblings, Ted’s reelection as Grand County Sheriff… Read more »

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Waiting on Wednesday: September 14

Waiting on Wednesday: September 14

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I am participating in Waiting on Wednesday hosted by Breaking the Spine. This gives me a chance to show the books I’m looking forward to in the next few months. Check out Breaking the Spine for more information. ……………………….. Firewalk by Chris Roberson Series: Unknown Genre:  Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Mystery Publication date: October 18 Synopsis: Izzie Lefevre was the newest investigator for the FBI’s Behavioral Analysis Unit when she first came to Recondito, a coastal city that’s been shrouded in mystery and legend for centuries. Local law enforcement had requested the Bureau’s assistance in hunting a sword-wielding serial killer who’d left a dozen mutilated bodies in his wake. Patrick Tevake… Read more »

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Favorite space opera & military science fiction

Favorite space opera & military science fiction

September 13, 2016 2016, Top Ten Tuesday 8

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 we talk about our all-time favorite books in a genre of our choice. I’ve decided to talk about my favorite space opera and military science fiction books. I lump these two genres together because they so often overlap. I think almost every military science fiction is space opera. And many space operas also involve military. Space opera is a subgenre of science fiction that emphasizes space warfare, melodramatic adventure,… Read more »

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Sunday Post: September 11

Sunday Post: September 11

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Taking a moment to remember It’s hard to believe it’s 15 years since 9-11. So much has happened around the world since then. Take a moment to remember these past 15 years and all the people who’ve lost their lives or had their lives changed because of terrorism or war. And lets hope for a better future. ……………………………………… This is a great meme to take part in every week and I thank Kimba for hosting it! 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!… Read more »

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