Sunday, October 9, 2016

Sunday Post #147

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It's a chance to share news ~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share new about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.


Another week to the dust. Crazy how fast this year is flying by in the last few months! Before I know it, it'll be Christmas and then 2017.

I don't know what to say about the week. What did I do? I have no idea. The hours are flying by and I can't keep up!

I've signed up to do a few blog hops in the next few months. I'm excited about this as I have a few audiobooks to share! :D Exciting!


The Fit Booker:

Goal:  Workout in any form of exercise (or on Wii Fit) 2x's a week. (to feel better and hope to drop a few pants sizes)

How did I do last week... I did get some exercising in this week. I only been getting 2 days a week in with all that's going on. They are days working on the weight equipment at the gym.

What's Happening in Books:

Current Read:
Freed by Amanda Carlson
The Side of Good / The Side of Evil edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail

Content editing work.

Current Audiobook:
Anubis Nights by Gary Jonas

Current Podcast Book Listen:
Stonebriar Casefiles: Bad Alchemy by Laura Nicole Spencer (You can listen for free too!)

Finished Last Week: 
xxx by xxx

Audiobooks from Audible:
Empire of Bones by Terry Mixon
The Cryptic Lines by Richard Storry

Finished Podcast Book Listen:
Nothing yet.


Last Week on the Blog:

Cover Reveals: (click titles to go to post & learn more)

Guest Posts:


Spellbound in a Flash:
This week I didn't post with working on writing. Sorry!

Challenged Writers:
I'll share again at the beginning of October.

Around the Internet...

Hidden Deception by Colleen Helme

"I just love Shelby. She's a light personality that's fun to listen to. She makes me smile with the goofy things she does or says to lighten the moment. I am also drooling over Ramos, Uncle Joey's guard, and Chris, Shelby's husband. Oh man."

Glistens by Chess Desalls

"It feels like a lovely little story for young adults, in middle school and up, to read/listen to."

"There is a moral to the story, it's tied to Tarah struggling with who she is. "

Podcast Review:

Mama Bitchstress Reviews:



This Week to Come on the Blog:

I have 3 reviews scheduled. Hope you visit!


Received Last Weeks:

For Review Consideration:
Of Flame and Light by Cecy Robson
Goodreads Synopsis:
Taran Wird holds the unique ability to conjure fire and lightning. She is mated to Gemini, Second in Command to the Squaw Valley Pack of the Lake Tahoe Region, and the sole werewolf to possess the ability to split into two wolves. And although they are mates, Taran's insecurities have driven them apart.  

Devastated by an injury that left her with a zombie-like limb, Taran struggles to regain command over her magic. But when her arm and her power turn against her, lashing out on those she most loves, she knows she can no longer carry this burden alone. Not that she likes the alternative. 

The only way to regain control of her magic is to align and learn from the local coven of witches―the very ones who sought to banish her when she and her three unique sisters first moved to the mystical region. But although Taran is trying, the teachings don't come easy, and the tasks leave her weak and emotionally shattered. 

Yet Taran must learn and learn fast. Time is running out. The fire she once mastered so easily has become her greatest adversary and is now slowly burning her alive . . .

Audio Books Requested for Review:
Destroyer of Worlds by JF Penn
Goodreads Synopsis:
An ancient weapon threatens the heart of India.

From New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, J.F.Penn.

A bomb explodes in the center of London and a fragment of an ancient Hindu sculpture is stolen from the ARKANE Headquarters by a secret organization bent on mass murder. If the sculpture is put together again, it will reveal the key to the Brahmastra, a weapon with the power of a nuclear explosion.

As those they love are threatened, ARKANE agents Morgan Sierra and Jake Timber must search for the pieces of the relic before it can be activated at the Kumbh Mela, the greatest pilgrimage on earth.

In a fast-paced adventure from the slums of Mumbai to the temples of Kolkata, the Taj Mahal in Agra to the killing fields of Rwanda, Morgan and Jake must find the pieces of the sculpture before it’s too late.

>>> Destroyer of Worlds is Book 8 in the ARKANE action adventure thriller series, but can be read as a stand-alone story.

Veil of Shadows by Terry Mixon
Goodreads Synopsis:
It's always darkest before the dawn! 

In Empire of Bones, Commander Jared Mertz and Princess Kelsey scored a stunning victory over the savage Pale Ones. Yet they paid a terrible price for it, one that left their ship crippled and changed the Princess forever. 

As Kelsey struggles to master the combat enhancements the Pale Ones forcibly implanted inside her and Jared works feverishly to resurrect an ancient battlecruiser, they discover the Pale Ones aren’t as defeated as they seemed. 

Jared and Kelsey race to unravel the secrets behind the ancient rebellion that destroyed galactic civilization and thwart unseen foes determined to take their new ship and their lives. If they fail, an entire planet dies.



Free Ebooks:

(On my Kindle App) Links to books under title. They may or may not be free at this time.
Edge of End by H.G.Suren
Goodreads Synopsis:
Jonathan wakes up in a desert, his past wiped from his mind. A search of his clothes for clues to his identity yields no results. Who is he? Who brought him here? And why? 

He has only two choices to move forward: certain death in an endless desert or a little town he sees in the distance. 

Empty streets, dilapidated houses, and dusty cars suggest an abandoned town. There's no one to ask for help, nowhere to go. Jonathan wanders the town in search of any sign of life as he tries to regain his lost memory. Disturbing visions haunt him, and apparitions call to him, causing him to doubt his sanity. Soon, Jonathan comes to the realization that absolute evil dwells in the town, always seeking fresh souls. The seemingly dead town is only outwardly empty. 

Grey skies, no sun, no days, and no nights mean no sense of time. With only one entrance and one exit, the path to escape is filled with terrifying creatures and phenomena Jonathan has never envisioned, even in his worst nightmares. 

He meets a beautiful woman named Elizabeth, who seems to be normal and friendly, but is she? Jonathan has to work his way through the horrendous town, figure out his past, and find his future if he has one.

Free Audio Books/Stories:

Reviews to Come:

Soulless by Skyla Dawn Cameron
The Sentinel by Chris Lester
The Muse by Chris Lester
Metamor City: Making the Cut by Chris Lester
Metamor City: Whispers in the Wood by Chris Lester
Lex Talionis by Starla Huchton
Spark by Starla Huchton
Heir to Kale by K.L. Bone
Tales from the Archives Vol 4 #5 - Old Sinner's Bones
The Death of Dulgath by Michael J. Sullivan
Tranquility by Dave Creek
Empire of Bones by Terry Mixon
The Cryptic Lines by Richard Storry


  1. Ooh nice! I am planning to read Of Flame and Light this week myself! Hope we both enjoy it! Happy Reading!

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    1. Hi Jessica, My plan is to read Of Flame and Light this week too. :) Hope you enjoy it!

  2. Despite being crazy, at least nothing bad happened. Yes, I wish the days would slow down. I am so curious about Hidden Deception by Colleen Helme. Have a wonderful week!

    1. Oh yes, Kimba. At least nothing bad, yet. ;) I really have been enjoy Colleen Helme's series and think you would enjoy it too. :) Hope you do! :D

  3. I suppose it's a comfort to know that I'm not the only one watching the weeks fly by and wishing it would all slow down a bit! Have a good week, if you can keep up with it:))

    1. Oh my sjhigbee, you're not alone. I can't believe how fast they are going. I want them to slow down so I can do all the things. lol. Have a great wee!

  4. I know how time flies, I can't believe it's almost mid-October, Melissa! Hope you enjoy all your books this coming week. hugs x

    1. Kara Karina, I know! It was just August a few days ago. lol. It's crazy how fast time goes. I wish I could keep up. *sigh* Have a great week!

  5. Of Flame and Light was really good,happy reading!

    1. Melliane, I just started it and I just love Cecy's writing. It really pulls me in! :D

  6. I've no idea where the time is flying to but I have a lot to do to get this house sorted and my own entertainment goals to achieve. But I'm so happy that it's my favourite time of year-cooler weather and Amazon sales!

    1. lol. I hear ya Chuckles! I don't even want to talk about the house. lol. It's football season and that means the house gets forgotten about in all the going we do. ;) Have a great week! And I'm going to have to see about those Amazon sales!:D

  7. Can't wait to see your thoughts on Freed by Amanda Carlson :)

    1. LilyElement, I enjoyed the book, but it reminded me a lot of the Jessica McClain series. That's not a bad thing, though. ;) Have a great week!

  8. My week was a blur too. Looks like you got some good reads though:)

    My Sunday Post

    1. Oh Laura, where does the time go that it's a blur for us all? lol. Hard to believe. I remember the days when I was at work and couldn't wait for the weekend that was taunting me. Now it's here and gone in a flash. Thanks, hope you have a great week!


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