WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES: SPRING BLOGGIESTA IS COMING!

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Good morning!  Today’s post will link up to Sunday Salon, The Sunday Post,  and Book Journey, for What Are You Reading?

**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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My blogging picked up this past week…and I also spent some time on my website, getting ready to incorporate my newest book into it.  My thoughts have also turned toward Bloggiesta, which is happening next weekend!

Our weather here has turned spring-like, and I spent some time on the patio.

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LAST WEEK ON THE BLOGS:

Creatively Musing:  Books I Can’t Wait to Get My Hands On!

Monday Potpourri:  Impatience!

Serendipitous Tuesdays:  Intros/Teasers – “Elizabeth is Missing”

From the Interior:  An Eagerly Anticipated Book – “All Fall Down”

Hump Day Potpourri:  Anticipation….

Pondering Past Relationships:  An Excerpt from “Interior Designs”

To Reread or Not to Reread:  Bookish Thoughts

It’s Spring!  Let’s Bloggiesta!!

Creative Moments:  A Family Grows

Review:  Elizabeth is Missing, by Emma Healey

Review:  The Blonde, by Anna Godbersen

Review:  And the Dark Sacred Night, by Julia Glass

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INCOMING BOOKS:  (Covers/Titles Linked to Amazon)

Two review books arrived in my mailbox…and I downloaded two books for Sparky (He was hungry!)

This Dark Road to Mercy, by Wiley Cash (Amazon Vine Book)

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True Blend, by Joanne DeMaio (Publicist Request)

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Breakfast at Tiffany’s (e-book), by Truman Capote

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The Life List (e-book), by Chrissy Anderson

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WHAT’S COMING NEXT:  Titles/Covers Linked to Amazon

My reading did not go as well as I’d hoped, so I still have one of last week’s on the list, and I’m ambitiously adding three more:

Reconstructing Amelia (e-book), by Kimberly McCreight

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The Theory of Opposites (e-book), by Allison Winn Scotch (Mt. TBR Challenge)

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Letting Go (e-book), by Belinda Toors (Mt. TBR Challenge)

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No Book but the World, by Leah Hager Cohen

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That’s my week!  What did yours look like?  What’s coming next?

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WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES: HELLO MARCH!

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Good morning!  Today’s post will link up to Sunday Salon, The Sunday Post,  and Book Journey, for What Are You Reading?

**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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It has been an awesome week, full of interesting and unexpected happenings.  Not a lot of reading going on here, but my novel Interior Designs is in production!  Soon it will be available, and it feels like a very long time coming.

What was your week like?  Anything new and exciting, other than snow and more snow?  We had some rainy weather the last couple of days, but that’s okay.  It is very needed.

LAST WEEK ON THE BLOGS:

Tuesday Potpourri:  Exploring “Interior Designs”

Creative Tuesday:  Intros/Teasers – Touch & Go

The Misty Shroud of Anxiety:  Tax Time, Etc.

So Many Books, So Little Time

Creative Stylin’:  Saturday Snapshots

Troubling Dreams:  An Excerpt from “Interior Designs”

Goodbye February, Hello March!  Wrapping Up the Month

Review:  Return to Tradd Street (e-book), by Karen White

Review:  Touch & Go (e-book), by Lisa Gardner

INCOMING BOOKS: (Titles/Covers Linked to Amazon)

Two review books arrived in my mailbox, and I downloaded a free e-book.

Save Yourself, by Kelly Braffet (Amazon Vine)

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Love Story, with Murders, by Harry Bingham (Amazon Vine)

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Third Chapter, Second Chance (e-book), by Geraldine Helen Hartman (Freebie)

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WHAT’S UP NEXT? (Titles/Covers Linked to Amazon)

The Lost Years, by Mary Higgins Clark (For Mt. TBR Challenge) – Currently Reading

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Then Again, by Diane Keaton (Didn’t even open this one, but it’s next!)

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The Gods of Second Chances, by Dan Berne (Review Book)

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Twelve to Murder, by Lauren Carr (Review Book)

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Maybe this will be a better week for reading and blogging, but even if it is not, I’m going forward with optimism about many things.  What about you?  I hope you’ll stop by and share.

 

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WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES: FEBRUARY IS WINDING DOWN….

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Good morning!  Today’s post will link up to Sunday Salon, The Sunday Post,  and Book Journey, for What Are You Reading?

**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 has been less about reading and blogging, and more about polishing up my newest WIP, Interior Designs, which I hope to have published within the next couple of months.  I’ve been busily excerpting on my Creative Journey blog.…and doing another read-through.  It seems that the rereading is never done, but when I do it after a breather, as I have done this time, I am able to read for flow and continuity, rather than for finding the words.

 

LAST WEEK ON THE BLOGS:

Take a Risk on Tuesday:  Intros/Teasers – The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress

Hump Day Sparks:  Eagerly Awaiting “Goodnight June”

Thursday Potpourri:  Obsessive Book Buying

Check Out Another New Page!

Creative Friday:  Book Beginnings/The Friday 56 – “Return to Tradd Street”

Creative Weekend:  Saturday Snapshots

Review:  Memento Mori (e-book), by Muriel Sparks

Review:  The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress, by Ariel Lawhon

Review:  The Dream You Make (e-book), by Christine Nolfi

 

INCOMING BOOKS:  (Titles/Covers Linked to Amazon)

No books in the mailbox this week!  But I downloaded three e-books to feed Sparky, and bought one from a favorite author at Barnes & Noble.

 

Bluebonnets for Elly (e-book), by Sandra Nachlinger (Her blog is Writing with a Texas Twang).

 

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The Spectacular Now (e-book), by Tim Tharp

 

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The Housewife Assassin’s Handbook (e-book), by Josie Brown (Freebie)

 

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Wife-in-Law, by Haywood Smith (Purchased at Barnes & Noble)

 

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

 

Return to Tradd Street (e-book), by Karen White (Currently Reading)

 

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Touch & Go (e-book), by Lisa Gardner (From Mt. TBR)

 

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The Lost Years, by Mary Higgins Clark (From Mt. TBR)

 

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Then Again, by Diane Keaton

 

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Now that two months are almost behind us, I am more determined than ever to seriously cut down on review books and concentrate on my TBR stacks.  I can hope, can’t I?

 

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