Sunday Post #139 – January ’18 in Review

Posted February 4, 2018 by Lillian in Features / 12 Comments

The Sunday Post_ Month in Review
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Happy Sunday y’all! How is it already February?!?! It felt like January would never be over then all of a sudden it was. As you all know, we did our first cycle of IUI last month. I didn’t get a chance to update on the results, but it didn’t take. We are starting a second cycle this month. Hopefully I’ll have better news to report 😉 We ended the month with flu taking over. So far only little man has it. We are really hoping it doesn’t spread to the rest of us.

Reading wise I started 2018 off with a bang! I managed to read 10 books and listen to 4 last month! I think I’m getting my reading mojo back finally. I’m on track with all my reading challenges.

Favorite Read

Book Cover for "#Starstruck" by Sariah Wilson

Favorite January Quote

The grief is like a living thing inside me—a beast with giant wings—quiet for a stretch before waking again, and digging into my heart with sharp claws. 

~from Poison’s Cage by Breeana Shields

Reviews in January

Other January Fun

Coming Up this Week

  • Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor – #2018HW review
  • Top Ten Tuesday | “Books That Have Been On My TBR the Longest and I Still Haven’t Read” via That Artsy Reader Girl
  • By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell – blog tour, review
  • Elmore by Holly Hobbie – Children’s Corner
  • Driftwood Cove by Debbie Mason
  • Weekend Reads | Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
  • Romance is in the Air Spotlight Authors: Rachelle Christensen, Jennifer Moore, Cindy Roland Anderson, Jennifer Griffith, and Julie Coulter Bellon

This Week’s Book Fix

What are you looking forward to in February?

This month I’m looking forward to little man’s birthday. He will be seven and it just doesn’t seem possible that he is that old! He wants a Star Wars birthday party (no surprise there!) so we will be having friends and family over. Pinterest is being a big help with party ideas. I can say that much 😉 Our second cycle of IUI is starting as well and I’m praying for a baby. Reading wise I have several ARCs on my TBR list this month and I’m excited to dive into them!


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12 responses to “Sunday Post #139 – January ’18 in Review

    • Thanks Michelle 😀 He is so excited for a Star Wars party. I already have silicone molds to make chocolates and I ordered a ton of stuff that I shouldn’t have. I’m hoping to make up for him missing Halloween and Christmas. Winter has been rough this year!

  1. I’m sorry the first round didn’t take. Here’s to hoping during the month of love!!! I also hope no one else gets sick…and that the little man doesn’t get the flu again. My work partner’s little one had the flu first week of January and has it again. Let’s hope this is the end of the flu!

    • Thank you Charlie! It’s been a rough winter. I’m ready for warmer weather so the kids don’t have to stay cooped up inside at school. Hopefully that will slow down the sickness.

    • I’m sorry you’ve been so sick! Flu has been awful this year. Little man I thought had turned the corner and then he spiked a fever again today. The pediatrician thinks he has a secondary bacterial infection. It’s rough!!