Sunday Post #34 – A Wet Independence Day

Posted July 5, 2015 by Lillian in Features / 16 Comments

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 Sunday everyone! What a very WET week we’ve had in East TN. It’s rained every single day this week, including the 4th! Lucky us though the rain paused long enough for fireworks and little man and I didn’t even have to leave our apartment to watch them. We could see the show (for the most part anyways).

With the rain came a little cold for little man so we stayed indoors, played, napped, and lots of cuddling this week. I was able to get quite a bit of reading done, 4 books for the week all COYER eligible so I’m a happy girl. What did you read this week?

Currently Reading

Book Cover for "The Codex" by Joe Duck

Going to be completely honest for a sec….from the title The Codex: An Angel’s Guide to Seducing a Human I probably would have passed this book thinking it was erotica or borderline. I must say it is NOT. It’s more borderline satire, “lazy fantasy” one reviewer called it. Honest opinion so far: HILARIOUS and I’m loving it!!!

Last Week on the Blog

Coming Up this Week

  • Merry Mondays | It’s been 6 months. Time to check in! How are you doing with your New Year’s Resolutions?
  • Gildemer: The Painting by A.S. Oren – review
  • Top Ten Tuesday | “Top Ten Hyped Books I’ve Never Read” via the Broke and Bookish
  • Destiny Rising by Siobhan Davis – cover reveal
  • Sight by Juliet Madison – review
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas – review
  • Feature & Follow Friday | “You can only eat one cuisine type for the rest of your life. Which would you choose? (E.g. Italian, French, Greek, Mexican, Chinese, Indian etc…)” via Alison Can Read and Parajunkee’s View
  • The Codex: An Angel’s Guide to Seducing a Human by Joe Duck – review and author interview
  • Weekend Reads | Penryn & the End of Days by Susan Ee – series review

Christmas in July

Merry Mondays Summer Edition

With the year a little more than halfway over, I couldn’t resist bringing a little holiday cheer to the summer. Merry Mondays is starts TOMORROW and I would love to have you participate 😀 What is Merry Mondays? Why I’m glad you asked. It’s a weekly feature that I started last December and I thought would be fun for July as well. 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!

This Week’s Book Fix

It was a light book week again. I’ve been a little picky with my freebies lately as I’m up to 170 books on my TBR…I know, I have a problem! Covers link to Goodreads.

Purchased

Book Cover for "Beneath the Cape: The Superhero Anthology"

  • Beneath the Cape: Superhero Anthology by a bunch of my favorite authors!!! Proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project

For Review

Book Cover for "Esther" by Rebecca Kanner
Book Cover for "Everything You and I Could Have Been If We Weren't You and I" by Albert Espinosa

  • Esther by Rebecca Kanner
  • Everything You and I Could Have Been If We Weren’t You and I by Albert Espinosa

Thank you to Howard Books and Random House for providing review copies this week!

What are you reading this week?

As you are reading this, I’m most likely in a car with my little man on our way to see family. My husband is working weird hours this week and rather than being home by ourselves we thought we’d take a trip home to visit grandparents.

What are your plans for the week?

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16 responses to “Sunday Post #34 – A Wet Independence Day

  1. Oh… bad luck to have crappy weather for all of the celebrations and long weekend etc. And getting a cold in summer really sucks!

    I actually enjoy the rain – as long as it doesn’t interfere with my plans! 😉

    Will check out your Merry Mondays linkup. God knows my Mondays could do with some cheering up!
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    • It’s been terrible, hasn’t it Katherine?! I feel like it’s Spring, not Summer! At least we’ve had a pretty day today and I think it’s supposed to be pretty all week. At least I hope it is! Hope you have a great week 🙂

    • I haven’t started it yet, but several of the authors involved I’ve read previously and LOVE their stuff. I’m sure it won’t disappoint (you know other than wanting more!).

  2. It seems we’re finally getting some rain here today, it’s been really warm here this week. I did read a lot this week, but as I am reading two large books I only finished one book. Next week’s feature and follow topic sounds fun, I would totally go for eating indian the rest of my life if I had to choose. I love indian food and it’s often vegetarian and lots of flavour. And naan, I love curry with naan. I hope you’ll have a great week!
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  3. Wow looks like you had a lovely week. I wish you could send some of your rain to us in California this drought is killer. I’m not familiar with your new books so I must check them out. I hope you enjoy them all and maybe it will dry up. Have a great week. Happy reading! My Sunday Post
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