Sunday Post: Nov 30



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

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Hard to believe it’s the last day of November! Only one month left for 2014. . .

We’ve been in Iowa all week. Had a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration as well as many family activities. We survived it all–even the food (at least so far though I need to ride my stationary bike a longer than normal for the next few months…LOL). I didn’t count how many people we had this year, but it was quite a crowd.

We left for Illinois on Saturday to spend the weekend with one of our daughters and then fly home on Monday. I got a cold during the week (thought it was allergies at first) and haven’t participated in all activities. 😦

I managed some reading as well as a little work on blog posts in between talking to family and helping with cooking.

Blog posts


What I’m reading

Now May You Weep by Deborah Crombie

What I read the this week

Undercity by Catherine Asaro

Books, E-books, Audiobooks–NetGalley, library, purchased or free

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Kindle e-books

A Beautiful Blue Death by Charles Finch

The Fleet Street Murders by Charles Finch

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness

The Martian by Andy Weir


The Element of Fire by Martha Wells

Raven Black: Book One of the Shetland Island Quartet by Ann Cleeves

Next Week

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We fly home on Monday and I plan to recuperate and get over my cold. My husband leaves on Tuesday for about 10 days on a business trip. I wish he didn’t have to go during the Christmas season, but I’m hoping to work on Christmas cards and presents. And lots of reading and blogging!

Blog Posts

  • December books on my radar . . .
  • Review: Undercity by Catherine Asaro
  • Blog Ahead Update
  • TTT: Books I’m looking forward to in 2015 . . .
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Review: Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews
  • Review: A Finer End by Deborah Crombie
  • 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.

10 thoughts on “Sunday Post: Nov 30”

  1. Sounds like you had a fun and busy Thanksgiving week! I hope a couple of days of rest will kick your cold. I’ve been enjoying your Deborah Crombie reviews and I see you got several Charles Finch books. I have the first one and it’s a series I’m really wanting to read. Have a great week and get to feeling better!


    1. I’m looking forward to reading the Charles Finch series, too, Katherine. And it’s been a rough week sick-wise! My cold is in my chest and I’m not feeling so well…may have to see my doctor.


  2. Looks like quite the gathering, and glad you had a nice Thanksgiving. You seem to have a neat tradition where everyone gets together, and it’s nice that everyone wants to keep it going.

    I’m curious about the Charles Finch mysteries and may have to look into those.


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