WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

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Good morning!  Today’s post will link up to Sunday Salon, The Sunday Post,  and Book Journey, for  Weekly Updates.

**Mailbox Monday is now hosted at the home site:  Mailbox Monday.

Good morning, Bloggers!  Grab some coffee, and let’s talk about our weeks.

 

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This week, I had breakfast on my patio, inside the newly constructed and painted fence.  The weather cooperated beautifully!

For all the mother’s out there:  Happy Mother’s Day!

 

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LAST WEEK ON THE BLOGS:

Hooked on Netflix: Another “Guilty Pleasures” Weekend

Curl up with Intros/Teasers – “Mercy Snow”

Hump Day Potpourri:  Waiting on “Eyes on You”

Hump Day Risks:  A Looming Rock, Blog Themes, & Images

What Ignites Your Passion on a Wednesday

Come Celebrate the Fourth Blogoversary & Ignite Some Snow Sparks

Plot or Characters?  Can You Choose?

Friday Out on a Limb:  Book Beginnings/Friday 56 – “Landline”

Friday Potpourri:  Breakfast on the Patio with Books

Creative Sparks:  Saturday Snapshots – Moments

Review:  And Then I Found You, by Patti Callahan Henry

Review:  Mercy Snow, by Tiffany Baker

Review:  On the Rocks, by Erin Duffy

Review:  Lily Steps Out (e-book), by Rita Plush

 

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INCOMING BOOKS: (Titles/Covers Linked to Amazon)

Two books came in my mailbox this week:  a book from Amazon Vine and a book from the author.

 

1.  The Book of You, by Claire Kendal (Vine)

 

 

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She Can Hide, by Melinda Leigh

 

 

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And then I downloaded TWO e-books:

 

The Unwitting (e-book), by Ellen Feldman

 

 

 

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The Apple Orchard (e-book), by Susan Wiggs

 

 

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UP NEXT WEEK:  (Titles/Covers Linked to Amazon)

 

Landline, by Rainbow Rowell (Vine Review)

 

 

 

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The Opposite of Maybe, by Maddie Dawson (Vine Review)

 

 

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The Arsonist, by Sue Miller (Vine Review)

 

 

 

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Redesigning Rose (e-book), by Lydia Laceby (Mt. TBR Challenge)

 

 

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That’s it, folks!  What did your week look like?  What’s coming next?

 

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63 thoughts on “WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

  1. The new patio looks nice- enjoy the outdoor time! I love reading outside when I can. Vegging out to Netflix sounds fun- we don’t have that, but maybe we should get it. I could watch so many more shows that way:)

    Nice post on Landline too, that sounds a little different from her other books… sound like it’s really good.

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    1. It is an adult book, so that elevates it a bit for me…LOL. I do have a copy of her Fangirl, too, however, but haven’t yet read it. Thanks for stopping by, Greg, and enjoy your week.

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    2. Greg, Netflix is so dangerous! My husband’s not a binge watcher so the series we watch together we watch an episode a night. But if it’s a series that only I’m watching, I can watch 2 or 3 episodes in a row on the weekends. 🙂

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  2. Oh your patio looks really nice and I’m sure you enjoy spending time there! 🙂 You’ve got some amazing books and I hope you’ll enjoy them. Also I need to read Rowell’s books soon. Great post! 🙂

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    1. What surprised me about my time on the patio yesterday…it was a bit cooler than I’d expected. We’ve had a lot of heat lately, but this weekend has been breezy. Thanks for stopping by, Tanja, and I’m looking forward to my books, too.

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  3. Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy your patio. We’re almost at the point that we can enjoy ours. I’m painting the wrought iron table and chairs a new color this year – as soon as we get a few non-rainy days in a row 🙂
    I really enjoyed Redesigning Rose so I hope you do too!

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    1. I am enjoying Redesigning Rose so far, Mary. I am never sure when I begin reading a book from a new-to-me author, but the pace is nice and I’m engaged with the characters. Thanks for stopping by…and I’ll look forward to seeing photos of your newly painted patio furniture.

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    1. Thanks, Yvonne…I do plan to enjoy the day. I opened my patio doors this morning, and while the cooler air feels good, I think it’s too crisp to eat out there today. Thanks for stopping by. I love the look of The Apple Orchard.

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    1. I do enjoy setting things up on the patio…and yesterday’s breakfast there was great. But it’s a little too cool today. Never mind…having brunch at my daughter’s. Enjoy your week, Katherine, and thanks for stopping by.

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  4. Looks like you were busy last week and I am still loving the coffee mug. I’m going to have to find me a set. 🙂 I think I have The Apple Orchard already. I will have to check and see. I love Susan Wiggs writing. I hope you get to enjoy your patio this week.

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  5. Teddyree

    The Apple Orchard is on my TBR mountain, heard good things about it. I enjoyed Rainbow Rowell’s Eleanor & Park so I’m looking forward to your thoughts on her adult fiction. Have a wonderful week and happy reading 🙂

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    1. Oh, that is so disappointing, isn’t it? I have loved Feldman for several years, beginning with her earlier titles. Hope you get it soon. Thanks for stopping by, Sam, and have a great week.

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  6. I really like Sue Miller and Susan Wiggs. I’m attracted to The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs. I love stories that involve apples. There is a book titled Lakeside News which involved apple country. It’s by Barbara Delinsky, I think. Might have author wrong. It’s been a long time. Happy reading.

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  7. fiza

    Do I see a Rainbow Rowell book there 😉 I can’t wait to read what you think of it, everyone’s always raving about her books but I haven’t read anything by her yet. Will have to get my butt moving.

    Hope you had a lovely Mother’s Day.

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  8. Breakfast on the patio is one of my favorite things to do!

    I read Apple Orchard last year and loved it – which is saying a lot from me because I rarely read romances.

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  9. I have been horrible at visiting lately. My doctor wants me to elevate my bad foot more so I am not as the computer all day like I used to be. The good thing is that I am doing more reading. Always know you are in my thoughts even when I can’t drop by.

    I hope you have an awesome week!!!

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