Sunday, December 9, 2012

The Sunday Post - December 9th

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba 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 we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

In the next couple of weeks I have to go through all the 2013 reading challenges and choose the ones I want to join.  I'm hosting three and there are a couple that I already signed up with (challenges I usually join every year).  There are still a few more I'll be joining, but I'm being very selective this year.

Speaking about being selective, I'm also going to be selective in accepting reviews and blog tours.  I'm still going to be doing them, but not nearly as many as I've been doing.  I'm overwhelmed and on overload (as I'm sure many bloggers are) and I need to get things back in hand.

Here's what's been happening at Socrates' Book Review Blog this week...

Blog Tours I Hosted 

Wednesday - Rosedale the Vampyre by Lev Raphael (Review and Tour)
Friday - Purrs of Wisdom: Conscious Living Feline Style by Ingrid King (Tour only)
Saturday - The Prophet by Ethan Cross (Review and Tour)

Posts This Week

Monday - What Are You Reading?
                 2013 Where Are You Reading Challenge?

Tuesday - Teaser Tuesdays

Thursday - Cat Thursday
                  Booking Through Thursday (Interesting discussion about keeping track of your reading.)

Friday -     Feed My Reader Friday (a new meme I joined - see how obsessed I am with downloading e-books!)

Book Giveaways 
Book Lover's Holiday Hop Giveaway (There's still time to enter!)

Upcoming Blog Tours/Reviews Next Week

12/10 (a book giveaway too!!!)



12/14 (Book Blast, review to follow later in the month)

That's about it for me. What was your week like?


  1. I hear you, I should try to be selective too. But it's so hard

  2. I am starting to feel the same way. I feel like I am never going to get caught up reading. Have a great week..

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's The Sunday Post

  3. I've been feeling overwhelmed by the blog tours and book I'm practicing saying "no" to some of them.

    The same with the challenges. I have signed up for four so far...and I should stop. Hopefully I can!

    Thanks for visiting my blog.

  4. I can relate, I need to be more selective too. Its easy to get swamped with reviews and tours. Happy Sunday.

  5. I completely need to be more selective too...less challenges...less tours and maybe not worry about posting 7 days a week! Have a great Day!

    My Added to the Bookshelf post!

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

  6. I only do book tours to fill in around reviews I have scheduled and since I book out 2-3 months, it allows me to pick and choose. Blogging needs to be enjoyable, good luck picking all the challenges. The Sunday Post

  7. Same here. The blog tours are being cut significantly for me.

    And I'm so not signing up for any 2013 challenges. I signed up for a few this year, but stopped keeping track after a couple months. lol


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