Sunday Post #81 – Graduation for the Last Time!

Posted June 12, 2016 by Lillian in Features / 30 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

What a week! After 13 years (12 where I was with him) of undergrad, medical school, and residency, my husband is done!!!!! He graduated from his Family Medicine residency on Friday and we spent the day celebrating with family who came in from out of town. I cannot begin to tell you how proud I am of him. He’s worked so hard and in just over a month he’ll start reaping the rewards of that hard work. Our lives will never be the same but in a good way 😀

Reading wise I spent the week reading one book, My Lady JaneIt’s really a good book, just long and with packing and preparing for family this weekend I didn’t get much reading time in. Only 12 days until the move and I’m starting to get a bit overwhelmed with everything that still needs to be packed.

Currently Reading

I’m loving this book! I started it as soon as I finished My Lady Jane. I loved the first book in the series and was excited to see if the sequel would live up. So far it is!

Last Week on the Blog

Coming Up this Week

  • The King Slayer by Virginia Boecker – review
  • Top Ten Tuesday | “Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The Second Half Of The Year” via the Broke and the Bookish
  • Children’s Corner | National Zoo and Aquarium Month
  • Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh – review
  • Weekend Reads | What’s Your Five Guest Post Introduction

Merry Mondays is Coming…

Merry Mondays

Merry Mondays is coming back starting July 4th and I would love to have you participate ? What is Merry Mondays? Why I’m glad you asked. It’s a weekly feature during the month of December (and July…because who doesn’t like Christmas in July?!). Each week will have a different summery, fun topic. 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! The topic for the first week is: “Independence Day (USA holiday) Themed – this could be anything: favorite recipes, memories, activities, independence themed books, etc. Make it your own!”

Around the Blogosphere

This Week’s Book Fix

Legacy of Kings by Eleanor Herman (eBook Purchase)

Third Daughter by Susan Kaye Quinn (Kindle Freebie)

Bound by Birthright by Janeal Falor (ebook #99cent sale)

The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski (Amazon GC purchase)

Ash & Bramble by Sarah Prineas (Amazon GC Purchase)

Frayed by Kara Terzis (Paperback Purchase)

What are you reading this week?

This week is looking to busy. My mom is coming up for a few days to help me pack. The goal is to get everything packed so that next week when my husband is off we can enjoy a few days of vacation and I can focus on cleaning before the movers come on Friday. Eek!!! Getting so excited for this move, though my reading is suffering for it 😉

What are your plans this week?


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30 responses to “Sunday Post #81 – Graduation for the Last Time!

    • Thank you 🙂 It’s taken me almost a month and 18+ boxes to pack all my books and I still have one more bookcase of kiddie books to pack ?

  1. Huge congratulations to your husband – what a long haul and massive respect to both of you. You must be treading on air:). I’m aware you have a big move ahead of you, hope the packing isn’t too dire and have a good week.

    • Thank you 🙂 We are so excited to be done. He still has a few weeks of work left but essentially he’s done and then we move in 12 days. So excited!

  2. Congrats to your Husband! So many awesome changes coming for you in the coming months! How exciting! 🙂
    I am so sorry I never got to get that post to you. Things have been so crazy here 🙁 next time you do one I will do it for you! (I totally didn’t forgot).

    I hope you have an amazing week, Lillian! Happy Reading!
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  3. That’s awesome. Congrats to you guys! Sounds like you guys are busy but good things happening. 🙂

    The King Slayer and Legacy of Kings both look good, love those covers.

    Good luck with the move!
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    • Thanks Kimba 🙂 The Witch Hunter was a favorite read of mine last year and I just finished The King Slayer and it lived up to its potential. Hope you have a great week!