Sunday Post: May 10

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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!

 

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 Adonis03-0150915exhausted after a week with a puppy. . .LOL. One of the problems is that our house has an open floor plan so it is very hard to keep track of him. He’s not completely housebroken yet so it’s important to keep track! And he spent a lot of time chasing after our cats trying to get them to play (he’s half their size!) So I spent a lot of time chasing him. We also spent a lot of time outside which I enjoyed, but again no fenced yard and we have a pond not far outside our yard with ducks and geese which he was very interested in. So again I had to watch him like a hawk . . . wait . . . a hawk could swoop out of the sky to scoop him up . . . Oh, no!

Blog posts

Books

What I’m reading

Lock In by John Scalzi (audiobook)

Millie’s Fling by Jill Mansell

What I read last week

 Nothing finished–no time and too tired!

New–Books, E-books, Audiobooks–purchased or free or from library

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Library

None

E-books

At Bertram’s Hotel by Agatha Christie

By Honor Betray’d by Debra Doyle and James D. MacDonald

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Cursed Moon by Jaye Wells

Audiobooks

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

The Digger’s Rest Hotel by Geoffrey McGeachin

How Star Wars Conquered the Universe by Chris Taylor

Around the Internet

Sync is back again for the summer (May 7 – Aug 14). Sync is a program which provides two free young adult audiobook downloads each week. One audiobook is a current audiobook and the other is a classic audiobook. Each set of two books are only available for one week.

To listen to these books you must download Overdrive Media Console. It is available free to download at the Sync site.

For the week May 7-14 the two audiobooks available:

For the week May 14-21:

  • Dodger by Terry Pratchett
  • Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Next Week

Home & blog

My husband and I are leaving today (Sunday) for Illinois and Iowa. We’ll spend the week in Iowa with one of our daughters and my father-in-law. Then we drive into the Chicago area for our older daughter’s graduation. We fly home to Maryland next Sunday. A great week!

I hope to at least finish a book or two this week and get a little ahead on blog posts!

Blog Posts

  • Top Ten Tuesday
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Review
  • Sunday Post

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