Sunday Post: Nov 15

Sunday-PostThe 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 and blog

People’s inhumanity to others continues. My heart goes out to the people of Paris.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
Only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
Only love can do that.
–Martin Luther King, Jr.

The above quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. is inspirational and gives hope that we can change other people. It’s hard to believe that when something like the attacks and killings in Paris happen.

Blog posts

What I’m reading

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers

 Orphans of the Sky by Robert Heinlein

Christmas is Murder by C.S. Challinor

What I read last week

Not a Creature Was Stirring by Jane Haddam

Christmas Gifts by Mary Balogh

“Hot Toy” by Jennifer Crusie

“Santa 365” by Spencer Quinn

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



Library books



Of Sorrow and Such by Angela Slatter

Sweep in Peace by Ilona Andrews

Drop Dead on Recall by Sheila Webster Boneham

Still Midnight by Denise Mina

The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina




I love reading posts about blogging and how to do it better. I was searching for new ideas this week and found these posts:

Elle & Co posted “Clever Solutions to 4 of Your Biggest Blogging Hang-ups

From the Daily Post: “Calling Emily Post: A Blogging Etiquette Roundup

Nelle and Co. posted “9 Things I Started Using in 2015 That I Can’t Blog Without

Next Week–home & blog

Lots to do before we leave for Thanksgiving. Friday evening we’re driving into Washington DC to meet our son for dinner. He’s taking the train from NYC to visit friends. Since we’re driving to Iowa this year we will drive a bit Friday night and then get an early start on Saturday. It looks like we will have good driving weather.

Also a busy month with the blog. I’m really enjoying Sci-Fi Month. The Read Along–The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet–is going well. I’m continuing to read Christmas stories and books for the Ho-Ho-Ho Read-a-Thon.

Blog posts

  • Sci-Fi Quotes
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Ho-Ho-Ho Read-a-Thon–it’s over!
  • Earth & Fire” and Earth 2788 by Janet Edwards
  • The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet Read Along–wk 3
  • Sunday Post

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