Sunday Monday Post #9 – Unproductive Productive Week

Posted November 24, 2014 by Lillian in Features / 6 Comments

The Sunday Post The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by 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 you have received. Share news about what is coming up on your blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme

Happy Monday everyone! So obviously if you follow the blog, I’m behind. I had high hopes last Sunday and thought I would have a post for every day…not the case. Unfortunately life took over. Specifically potty training. I’ve been doing it now for three months, setting a timer, using stickers, candy and everything under the sun to brag my child to use the potty. Finally this week I’d had enough. He is now in underwear 😀 Are we still setting a timer for every 45min-1hr? Yes. Are we still having accidents? Some. But you know what…$50+ on diapers a month is no longer being spent which makes this one happy mama!

So even though the blog has been unproductive (i.e. no reviews, no posts, etc for several unplanned days) and my house is a complete wreck, my child is semi-potty trained and loves boxer briefs 😆 so I feel productive. Also I did get quite a bit of reading in. I finished the first two books of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone Trilogy by Laini Taylor and a few other ARCs so reviews are on the way!

And it’s Thanksgiving here in America this week so I will be taking a planned (very short) hiatus after Wednesday and returning Sunday. My parents are coming into town for a few days and we are cheating with a meal from the Cracker Barrel for our dinner. Also have plans to take little man to see the Speedway in Lights in Bristol. Should be a fun week. What are your plans? 

Currently Reading

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Okay I’m hooked. I have literally devoured this series. I’m on the last book and I can’t tell you how much I don’t want it to end! Why did I ever think I wouldn’t like this series?!

Last Week on the Blog

Coming Up this Week

  • Top Ten Tuesday | “Top Ten Books On My Winter TBR” via the Broke and the Bookish
  • Melt by Selene Castrovilla – Review
  • Children’s Corner | Dino-Football by Lisa Wheeler – Review

This Week’s Book Fix

Even though it was a busy week, I still managed to find books 😉

Kindle Freebies

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The Unearthly by Laura Thalassa

Purchased

Book cover for "Stolen (a Rebirth Series Prequel)" by Becca Vincenza
Book Cover for "Days of Blood & Starlight" by Laini Taylor
Book Cover for "Dreams of Gods & Monsters" by Laini Taylor
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For Review

Book Cover for "The Last Orphans" by N.W. Harris
Book Cover for Addiction by Angela McPherson

Thank you Neil and Angela for providing copies for review!

What are you reading this week?

Merry Mondays is Coming…

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Merry Mondays starts next week on December 1st! What is Merry Mondays? Why I’m glad you asked :D It’s a weekly feature for the month of December that I’m super-excited about. Each week will have a different theme all centered around Christmas and the holiday season. Want to participate? Click here for the dates and topics. Also if you participate, be sure to come back here and link-up your post!

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