Saturday, October 7, 2017

Sunday/Monday Posts - October 8th and 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.

If you'd like to participate with The Sunday Salon, it is now a Facebook group.

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading is a meme with a new host!  It's now being hosted by Kathryn at Book Date. This is where we share what we read this past week, what we hope to read this week…. and anything in between! This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

I'm also linking to  Stacking The Shelves which is hosted by Team Tynga's Reviews.

Happy Weekend Everyone!

Another week has gone felt like it went fast.  Our weather continues to go between feeling like summer and feeling like fall, but that's alright.  At least it doesn't feel like winter :)

I'm really enjoying catching up with the "Brewing Trouble Mystery Series" by Joyce Tremel.  I'm up to book #3 and I'm hoping there will be more soon.  I'm a slow reader, though, so I only read a book and a half this week, but I'm enjoying them and that's what counts...I think :)

I did manage to finish up another reading challenge for the year.  I finished the 2017 Foodies Read Challenge.  So, I completed three challenges.  I still have a few more...with three of them being my own challenges that I host :)

I've been trying to keep up with my TV viewing.  It's not easy since the new season has begun, but I'm trying.  I did manage to take a break and go back to Netflix and finish watching the series Bloodline.  It was good, but these shows are always ending series with cliffhangers that will never be solved.  The writers sort of leave it up to viewers to interpret the ending their way.  I prefer closure, but that's alright.  I admit, I enjoyed the first season of this series better than the last two seasons.  They were kind of slow moving for me.  I'll probably take a break from Netflix now and concentrate on my regular shows for a little while.

As for my blog, I have quite a number of tours coming up.  Some review tours, some spotlights.  Some have giveaways, so check for those.

I'm hoping to do some more catching up on reading and TV watching this week.  I hope everyone has a great week and read many good books and watch great shows/movies!


Blog Tours/Spotlights/Reviews/Giveaways 
I Hosted
Blog Tours/Hops Coming Up Next Week

Monday:  Blog Tour:  Murder on the Toy Town Express by Barbara Early (Spotlight/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Tuesday:  Book Blast:  16 Millimeters by Larissa Reinhart

Wednesday:  Blog Tour:  Cookies, Corpses & the Deadly Haunt by Rachael Stapleton (Spotlight/ Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Thursday:  Blog Tour:  Room With A Brew by Joyce Tremel (Review)

Friday:  Blog Tour:  Murder for Christmas by Francis Duncan (Spotlight)

Posts this week

Tuesday: First Chapter Tuesday/Teaser Tuesdays

Wednesday: Can't Wait Wednesday

Friday: Friday Fill Ins

Friday: Book Beginnings on Friday/The Friday 56

Saturday:  2017 Foodie Challenge Wrap Up

I'm currently reading...

I'm finished reading...

This week's Kindle freebies...  They were freebies when I got them, I don't know if they still are.

These books are all coming up for review requests and blog tours:


  1. Happy weekend, Yvonne! I'm in awe of how many cozies you read! Enjoy the remainder of the weekend.

  2. Our weather is getting cold! Like boots and coats, and rain. But it's alright. It's not summer after all :)
    Enjoy your new books!

  3. Three challenges completed is awesome! Congratulations on amazing progress! City of Lies looks so good! I may have to check that one out! Have a great week :D

    Here's my Weekly Recap!

  4. I kinda fizzled out on challenges this year. I'm on season two of The Gilmore Girls and I'm addicted. Wish I had watched it years ago, I LOVE it!. Like you, I haven't watched much of the shows I waited all summer for.

  5. So many amazing book this week. I hope that you enjoy them. I will on the lookout for the upcoming tours. :)

    Jenea's Book Obsession's Sunday Post

  6. Yay for completely three challenges! I am loving all the new cozis.

  7. Hmm, I need more coffee. YAY for completing three challenges :)

  8. Wow! Lots of great books you got there! I also hate it when a show ends on a cliffhanger and they never solve the main problem of the show.

    Here’s my Sunday Post!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog and join in this week’s Book Photo Sundays!

  9. I am a slow reader too so I totally get you on that point. I wish I could read a book a day like some people! :)

    I see some books on your list I have for reading too. :)

    Have a great week!
    Week in Review

  10. The Brewing Trouble series looks good!

    I didn't like any of the characters in Bloodline by the end of Season 3.

    Enjoy your week, and thanks for sharing. Here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

  11. I like the cover for Murder for Christmas. Gonna check it out. Enjoy your haul.

  12. Phew! You have a lot going on in this post! I'd not heard of any of your new books, though Jill Shalvis is a familiar author to me. I need to try one of her books at some point. I hope you enjoy all of your new additions!

    Have a fabulous week, Yvonne. =)

    Check out my STS post!

  13. Great job on the challenges! Have a nice week.

  14. I felt the same way about Bloodline- the first season was by far the best, I think.

    Tangled Up In Brew looks fun, as does The Wife Between Us.

  15. I read quite a bit despite a fairly heavy workload. I forget the time and then fall asleep after midnight! My reading is going to take a bit of a slow turn as going to Paris on Thursday. Such a long awaited trip.

  16. Looking forward to the book blast. Thanks so much for hosting 16 MILLIMETERS!

  17. both the Brew books look interesting to me! Here's what I'm reading this week:

  18. A Room with a View - such a clever title. One and half books sounds great to me, one of my goals was to slow my reading down this year and savour what I am reading!

  19. Both your "Brew" books look good.

  20. Congrats on your challenge successes!

  21. I've heard good things about the Brewing book series but haven't gotten to read them yet. They're high up on my TBR but you know how that goes. I always hate shows that end in cliffhangers. I don't even like to watch the season finale until I have the next season premiere! I'm not a fan of cliffhangers. Have a great week!


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