Sunday Post: July 27

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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!

 

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Washington Cascade Mt. seen from airplane

Last Week

 

Home & blog

We flew home from Seattle on Monday. It seems like there’s always lots to do after we’ve been gone and this week was no exception.

 Blog posts

Books

What I’m reading

Break In by Dick Francis (audiobook)

Coming Home for Christmas by Carla Kelly

Unhinged by A. G. Howard (audiobook)

What I read this week

Nice Dragons Finish Last by Rachel Aaron

River Road by Jayne Ann Krentz

The Escape by Mary Balogh

E-books & Audiobooks bought (or free)

The Seat of Magic by J. Kathleen Cheney

Omens by Kelley Armstrong

Audiobooks

Dr. Who by Stephen Cole (link from Audible)

Endurance by Alfred Lansing

Around the internet

  • Sync downloads

Sync is a site for young adult audiobooks. In the summer (beginning May 15 to August 20) they offer two free audiobooks each week.

July 24 – July 30

HEADSTRONG by Patrick Link, Performed by Deidrie Henry, Ernie Hudson, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine and Scott Wolf (L.A. Theatre Works)
THE STRANGE CASE OF DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE by Robert Louis Stevenson, Narrated by Scott Brick (Tantor Audio)

July 31 – August 6
DIVIDED WE FALL by Trent Reedy, Narrated by Andrew Eiden (Scholastic Audio)
THE RED BADGE OF COURAGE by Stephen Crane, Narrated by Frank Muller (Recorded Books)

Check out the entire Sync schedule.

Next Week

Home & blog

Both my husband and I are leaving again this week. This has been a busy summer so far. We’ve done a lot of traveling not all of it planned at the same time! I’m off to Iowa to spend time helping my daughter. She’s getting a puppy toward the middle of August and since she works I’m going to help get the puppy off to a good start. But first, she and I are off to northern Wisconsin to meet up with relatives for a family gathering the first weekend in August. My son and both daughters are coming, but my husband is off to Oklahoma on business since he has to work. 😦

Posts

  • Top Ten Tuesday
  • Review: Fireborn by Keri Arthur
  • August books on my radar . . .
  • Sunday Post

What books did you collect last week? What are you planning next week?

Author: Jan

I love to read--especially mysteries, science fiction and fantasy. I also love blogging, photography, gardening, playing Mah Jonng, reading with a cat on my lap, throwing a ball for a dog, creating cards to send to family and friends, reading book blogs, using my computer.

14 thoughts on “Sunday Post: July 27”

  1. Wow, no kidding about all your travelling! You’ve been jet-setting across the US all summer. Trips like those are lovely but sometimes when I come home I feel like I need a vacation after the vacation. Time to just relax and veg out a bit, you know? I’m sooo excited for you to read Omens! Have you read any other Kelley Armstrong books? This one is pretty different from her others but it still has that Armstrong awesomeness.

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    1. That’s true, Danya–sometimes we need a vacation from our vacation! Luckily, spending time with my daughter is fun and it’s like a second home. I read Bitten when it first came out years ago. I think it was the first werewolf book I read! I think I’ve read a couple others and am looking forward to Omens.

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  2. You guys are busy! Safe travels and enjoy Wisconsin. Family get togethers and going up north are always nice!

    Endurance sounds good, I haven’t read that account before but I’ll bet it’s fascinating, i’ll have to look into that one. Have a great week.

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    1. I agree with you, Greg. Family get togethers are great and it’s so much fun to go up north. Yeah, I though Endurance sounds really good.

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  3. Wow, you’re traveling non-stop! I don’t know that I could handle that much traveling but it is good to see family and your daughter’s very lucky that you’re willing to come and get her puppy off to a good start. Hope she knows it 😉 I’m off to read your Splintered review, I read it recently and didn’t love it but since you’re reading Unhinged now I’m guessing you liked it so I’m curious to see your take. Happy travels!

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    1. Yeah, lots of traveling. I’m sure when I finally get back home I’ll be ready to stay for awhile…lol. I’m really looking forward to the puppy and all the other fun we’ll have!

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  4. You’ve been busy! I love puppies and it’s definitely best to have someone at home with one in the beginning. Hope you have a great time. I have The Escape and have picked it up a couple of times but have yet to get involved in it. I have River Road too and am looking forward to reading them. Look forward to seeing what you thought of them. Have a great week!

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