Sunday, February 18, 2018

Sunday Post #189

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.


It seems to becoming a habit to post Sunday Post every other week for me. But I have an excuse for missing last week! An adorable one! I adopted a new kitten. Abe (sort for Abraham, I just can't bring myself to say his full name every time I call him). He just wants to be loved! We picked him up on Saturday and spent the weekend getting him acquainted with the house and my two crazy girls. Things are going great! Saturday night was a bit tough, as expected. He did cry most of the night. But Sunday was a dream! He started rubbing against the girls and running past them. So he's off to a great start! Sunday night, he slept with my son ALL NIGHT. LOL! Kiddo was so surprised.

I swear he thinks I'm his personal warm pillow. lol. This picture is on of the better shots as he loves laying on my chest, and it's hard to get a photo there. lol.

I did a photo shoot with friends who had their first baby. Oh my goodness! She's adorable. She was a week old when I took the photos, so it was new born photos. I had so much fun! I sort of got lost in the moment. lol. But I have those photos to touch up and get to them.

I've been working on content editing as well. It's been busy here. But I do need to get time to do a few other things. Like visit blogs and back on the treadmill. I need to focus and get organized with time.

How about you? Have you found you've been busy with all the things?


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... This has turned into a dream for me. lol.

What's Happening in Books:

Current Read:
Winter of Ice and Iron by Rachel Neumeier
Starsigns by A.F. Grappin (on treadmill)

Current Audiobook:
Age of Assassins by R.J. Barker
A Witch's Concern by N.E. Conneely

Current Podcast Book Listen:
Alone by Scott Sigler (You can listen for free too! Go to Scott's website.)

Finished Last Week: 
I'm getting close on Winter of Ice and Iron, so hopefully soon!

Audiobooks from Audible:
Behind Enemy Lines by Terry Mixon
Darkstorm by M.L. Spencer

Finished Podcast Book Listen:

Stonebriar Casefiles: Bad Alchemy by Laura Nicole Spencer (You can listen for free too!) - Author's stopped posting it.

Last Two Weeks on the Blog:

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

Guest Posts:


Around the Internet...

Steam by Stacey Rourke
"This book ties all we've learned of Ireland and her Hessian, Ridley and his Poe curse, and a new woman - Peyton and her ability, together. They are histories that are touched by an individual in time. They don't realize it, but they are tied by the same evil just in different ways."

Void Trip #2 by Ryan O'Sullivan & Plaid Klaus
"Just when you think Ana's simply strung out on her Froot, she says something full of meaning and heart. Wow. The big moment for Ana when she tells why she doesn't want to get to Euphoria. That's deep. I think I love her more for the great thought and concern in the answer."

Villain's Pride by M.K. Gibson
"I have fun with Jackson. He's a crafty villain. He knows the rules and plays with and around them. Jackson also has a code of conduct. He's a villain but he's not evil in treatment of people. He openly voices his views on different things that could really fit, yet it's humorous how it's done."

Behind Enemy Lines by Terry Mixon
"As our characters move along to new systems and planets, they learn more and more of the people that came before them. There are so many pieces to the history and Terry guides us through it. When we come to a new planet and problems there, we see what we've started to learn is of importance here. And it grows in detail. I find this manner of writing easy to follow as it gradually guides me through the history, story, and problems we come to."

Podcast Review:

Mama Bitchstress Reviews:



This Week to Come on the Blog:

I have two reviews to finish and schedule for you.


Received For the Last Month:
(Note: Links to Amazon are buy links where I could earn commission, in case you are interested.)

For Review Consideration:

Audio Books Requested for Review:
Blood Codex: A Jake Crowley Adventure by David Wood & Alan Baxter
Goodreads Synopsis:
An ancient order. 
A deadly conspiracy. 
A race against time. 

When Jake Crowley rescues Rose Black from assailants on the streets of London, the two find themselves embroiled in a mystery that could cost them their lives. People are dying, and all the victims have one thing in common with Rose: a birthmark in the shape of an eagle. 

From beneath the streets of London, to castle dungeons, to the heart of Christendom and beyond, Jake and Rose must race to stay alive as they seek to unlock the secrets of the Blood Codex.


The Mad Scientist's Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke
Goodreads Synopsis:
Finn looks and acts human, though he has no desire to be. He was programmed to assist his owners, and performs his duties to perfection. A billion-dollar construct, his primary task is now to tutor Cat. As she grows into a beautiful young woman, Finn is her guardian, her constant companion...and more. But when the government grants rights to the ever-increasing robot population, however, Finn struggles to find his place in the world, and in Cat's heart.

Free Ebooks:
(On my Kindle and Nook App) Links to books under title. They may or may not be free at this time.
Marlene's Revenge by Christopher Coleman
Goodreads Synopsis:
Terror. Danger. Power. The witch has returned and no one is safe.

Almost a year has passed since Anika and Gretel's horrifying night in an abandoned cannery in the Back Country, and the subsequent beginning of their quest to the Old Country for answers to the mysteries of Orphism. But rumors are reaching the far shore that the evil Witch of the North, presumed dead since that night of terror, is alive and strong. And hunting again. But this time no one is safe. Everyone Gretel loves is in danger, and she must summon a new level of power and conviction to end her family's nightmare forever.

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
Danger's Halo by Amanda Carlson
Assassin's Mark by A.F. Grappin
Darkstorm by M.L. Spencer


  1. Congrats on the adoption! The kitty is very cute. Have a great week!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  2. Thanks for sharing all of the awesome books. And congratulations on your new family member, Abe. He sure is a handsome fellow and sounds like he's settling in just fine:)

    My Sunday Post

  3. Congrats on the adoption. Pets make life so much fun. I have dogs and they think I'm the pillow for them as well. Hope you have a great week!

  4. Oh what a cute cat! Congrats on the new addition. :)

  5. oh cute cat! Some nice things for you. happy reading!


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