Saturday, February 9, 2019

The Weekend Review - February 9th-11th

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!

Our weather has been pretty nice this week.  A little chilly, but sunny.  They are saying there's a possibility of snow next week.  We'll see.  We've been pretty lucky and haven't had too much snow this season.

This was the first full week at my new job and it's pretty much been taking up all my time.  I'm not getting much reading in and I wasn't able to keep up with the Tuesday and Friday weekly memes.  Hopefully I can get back on track soon.  Fortunately, I had already scheduled posts for some of my upcoming blog tours and I'm going to try and pre-schedule others for this week too.  I will try and make time for commenting as well.

I did manage to get some Kindle freebies.  I don't know when I think I'll have time to read them.  LOL

I am trying to listen to a cozy mystery on audio to and from work, but I get too distracted.  Maybe I need a non-fiction book to listen to.  Anyone have any suggestions?

I hope you all have a great week!  Happy Valentine's Day!


Blog Tours/Spotlights/Reviews/Giveaways 
I Hosted

Monday:  Spotlight:  Murder, She Meowed by Liz Mugavero (Blog Tour/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Wednesday:  Spotlight:  The Novel Art of Murder by V.M Burns (Blog Tour/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Friday:  Review:  No Escape Claws by Sofie Ryan (Blog Tour)

Blog Tours/Spotlights/Reviews/Giveaways Coming Up Next Week

Monday:  Spotlight:  Past Due For Murder by Victoria Gilbert (Blog Tour/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Tuesday:  Spotlight:  Grand Slam Murders by R.J. Lee (Blog Tour/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Wednesday:  Review:  Death By Committee by Alexis Morgan (Blog Tour/Tour-Wide Giveaway)

Thursday:  Spotlight:  Back to You by Kimberly Kincaid (Blog Tour)

Posts Last Week

Wednesday:  Can't Wait Wednesdays

I'm currently reading...

I'm still listening to...

I will be reading this one next...

I'm finished reading...

Here are this week's Kindle freebie haul. They were freebies when I got them, I don't know if they still are. Always make sure to check they are still free before buying. The prices change quickly.

These books are coming up for reviews and/or blog tours in the next couple of months:


  1. So many good books and so little time to read :(

  2. I hope the job is going well, even if it is time-consuming. Enjoy your freebies!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  3. I totally understand how a new job can take up all your time! Hope you're enjoying it! I grabbed a freebie, thank you for sharing it! (Set the Night on Fire).

    Happy Sunday! Here's my Sunday post. Have a wonderful week. x

  4. I am sure your new job is encroaching upon your reading life, but that's okay, right? I got so much happiness from my job, though it cut into my reading time deeply.

  5. Hope you will enjoy the new job. I'm not sure why but I thought you were retired?

    1. We were hoping to downsize and move to Florida but it's taking longer than we expected. I still have a few years to go before I can officially retire.

  6. Ooh, Corned Beef and Casualties makes me think of St. Patrick's Day and the delicious food of that holiday.

    I hope you enjoy The Suspect.

    I didn't blog until after I retired, so when I was working, I read one or two books a week, and didn't review them. Things are different now.

    I'm surprised you are able to keep up with all you do.

    Enjoy your week, and here are MY WEEKLY UPDATES

  7. I just finished The Suspect and enjoyed it.

  8. I haven't read one of Fiona's books in a while. This one looks good. And I spy a few new cozies to check out. I hope you settle into your new job soon and find a working routine:)

    My Sunday Post

  9. Good luck with the new job. I think it just takes practice to focus on audiobooks. Also if you choose something riveting like a thriller it may be easier to get absorbed. Anne - Books of My Heart

  10. Things are always crazy in a new job. I hope things settle soon and you can get back in the swing of reading.
    Having some scheduled posts in the bag is always useful and is something I'm terrible at!

  11. I need to catch up with Agatha Raisin!

  12. Good thing Kindles don't bulge! I have hundreds of unread freebies and really try to avoid adding more. I hope you'll settle into your new job soon and find some reading time. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  13. It's a busy time for you starting a new job. Go easy on your self and put getting enough sleep first! Hope the reading you do achieve is satisfying.

  14. Hmm, I have to look into Murder in Grenoble. Enjoy the weather, I'm tired of the cold and snow, and ice. My post is here

  15. I'm not sure I've listened to any nonfiction audiobooks. Cozies are my go-to for audios. My weekly updates

  16. Any kind of transition completely knocks my reading on its side so I imagine a new job would kind of kill it! I enjoyed Corned Beef and Casualties though I'm hoping for a full length novel in that series soon! Have a great week!

  17. Hope the new job is going well, and that you managed reading this week.


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