The Sunday Post: 11.16.2014 Edition

I used to wish for snow days in my youth, like most kids. It would take an hour to locate the layers and bundle up. Sledding, making snowmen, it was all good. But then…skiing was fun, but it’s exhausting. Again with the layers, then those boots. I think I figured out that what I really like about winter is being snug and inside. I live in a warm climate, but we can get freezing cold winters and precipitation (we are 20 degrees below normal this year!). And as the climate changes (yes, it is changing), it seems to get even colder here in the winter.

So, thank you to the person who invented books that I like to read. I raise my hot beverage to you while I attempt to never stray from my space heater and/or fireplace and/or blanket. Now if there were only a way to keep the static electricity from attacking me.

What I Posted…

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Thank you so much to all who entered the giveaway sponsored by Zest Books. The winner of the contest, Rosie Haghighi, was announced via Twitter on Friday.

Posts for Next Week

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  • Review of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
  • Review of My Life With the Walter Boys by Ali Novak
  • What Next? Wednesday: Tween 2 Teen Book Reviews Edition
  • Review: An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  • Review:  Definitely, Maybe in Love by Ophelia London

Currently Reading

  • An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

New Books to Read…

Books received from NetGalley:

  • Burdened by Peiri Ann
  • Fairy Tale Reform School: Flunked by Jen Calonita
  • The Rose Master by Valentina Cano
  • Between by Dora Hilburn
  • The Beatles: Here, There and Everywhere by Nancy J. Hajeski
  • We Should Hang Out Sometime by Josh Sundquist

Books both free and purchased from Google:

  • Obsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Just One Night by Gayle Forman
  • The Enemy by Charlie Higson
  • Finding Cinderella by Colleen Hoover
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
  • A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future by Daniel H. Pink

Books received from the library:

  • Winterspell by Claire Legrand
  • The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu

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Upcoming Posts

  • Thanksgiving Week: Thank you to Merit Press with posts daily of various books
  • Review of Taste Test by Ally Fiore
  • Review of The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
  • Review of Third Degree by Julie Cross
  • Review of Don’t Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski
  • Review of Just One Night by Gayle Forman

What Should I Read Next?

Thank you to Katie of Inkk Reviews for being my first guest! I need MORE MORE MORE people to participate in my What Now? Wednesday posts. You can be a blogger, author, reader, book lover, whatever. You will be featured in an interview along with all of your pertinent social media data! Check out the how tos in this post.

Next up: Isabel from Tween 2 Teen Book Reviews!Tween 2 Teen

Have a great week!

The Sunday Post is a meme started by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. As she says:

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 news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

12 thoughts on “The Sunday Post: 11.16.2014 Edition”

  1. WOW, you’ve been busy! And all those pretty new books. *sighs* I so want to read The Truth About Alice! I have heard good things about it – and it always makes me think about how important it is to not listen to gossip – even when it might not really sound like gossip at all.

    I love cold weather (or lots of rain) too, both because then I have a great excuse to curl up with a good book, and because I love skiing. So snow and cold is a total win-win situation.

    Have a great week, enjoy all your new reads.

    1. Welcome, Steph! Glad to meet you. Sounds like you’re somewhere that used to cold weather. I suppose if I lived somewhere colder I would get used to it. (Glad I don’t have to, though, I must say.)

      Are you interested in doing my What Next? Wednesday feature? Read above ^^ and let me know!

  2. Nice line up. I love bundling up inside and reading by the fire! I agree we are seeing weather changes. Glad your What Now is going well. I will post about about you needing guests in the Sunday Post .

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