Sunday, January 7, 2024

The Weekend Review - January 6th-8th

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Hi Everyone!  

I hope your year is off to a good start.  It's been a quiet week here.

I ended last year and began this year reading a few novellas.  I just wanted to read something quick and easy.  I still need to finish this particular series, but I decided to take a break and read a thriller.  The Patient's Daughter was one of those books I couldn't put down.  My review will be up as part of a blog tour next Saturday.  

I'm still binging on Game of Thrones.  There are quite a few seasons to watch and I'm really enjoying it.  I'm almost finished with season 2. 

Other than that, the year is starting off quiet and I'm very happy about that.  I hope you all have a great week!

Blog Tours/Spotlights/Reviews/Giveaways 
I Hosted

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

Saturday:  Review:  The Patient's Daughter by Jenna Kernan (Blog Tour)

Posts last week:

Monday:  Awww Mondays

I'm currently reading...

I finished reading ...

Here's my reading list through January.  As always, this list is subject to change due to my mood (and other deadlines). 😁 

Here is 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. 


  1. Novellas always make you feel good because they pump up the numbers. :) Glad you've been enjoying these.

  2. I really like novellas lately. It's nice to read something a little shorter.

    Hope you had a nice new year! I can't believe it's 2024 already!!!

  3. A Summer Lodge has different covers. The same series or same book? Enjoy!

    1. Each cover is a different color. It's the same series, but different books (prequel, #1, #2, #3).

  4. Happy New Year Yvonne!

    Wishing you a wonderful reading week

  5. Reading short books to start off the year is a great idea! Hope 2024 is a great year!

    Have a great week and happy reading!
    Week in Review

  6. It's a great plan to start the year with novellas. I hope to read more novellas this year.

    I love quiet weeks. I'm looking forward to many quiet weeks in 2024.

  7. I have discovered I am not a huge cozy mystery reader. I've tried them by several different authors. I hope you have a great week and enjoy your reading time!

  8. I am starting the year with a sweet romance novella. I love the Murder, She Wrote books (and t.v. series). They never disappoint. I hope you have a great week and a happy new year! :)

  9. Quiet is always a good thing around here. :) Have a nice and quiet week. XO

  10. Looks like some fun freebies there! Hope you enjoy 'em. And thrillers are a great choice for a quick read.

    My weekly roundup.

  11. Yay for being almost done with season 2 of GoT. I think one of my favorite seasons is 3. :D

  12. A quiet start is good. I'm glad you are enjoying the year so far!

  13. Nice to hear you had a quiet week. We can all use them from time to time. I love novellas. Your Kindle haul looks great. Hope you enjoy your week.

  14. Good start to your year, its surprising sometimes how a thriller just hits the reading spot perfectly.

  15. We loved Game of Thrones, but we still have to watch the prequel series. I think I am a bit concerned it won't be as good as GoT!

  16. Sounds like you are really enjoying yourself. I loved The GoT when I watched them but I feel like a rewatch is definitely in order as they are so complicated and in-depth that I am sure I've forgotten tons.

  17. Now I need to check out The Patient's Daughter. It looks so good. Thanks for sharing.

  18. Those novellas look good! It is always nice to read something shorter. Come see my week here. Happy reading!

  19. The Patient's Daughter does sound good! I am glad your year is off to a good start. Mine has started offf quietly too, which was nice. I hope you have a great week and enjoy your reading!

  20. Quiet is good. It's great you are doing well with moving into the new year of watching and reading.

    Anne - Books of My Heart This is my Sunday Post

  21. A quiet week sounds like a good start to the year. I hope your year is a good one!

  22. I like your novella idea. I finished the year by reading a giant book and started the year by reading a giant book. I hope you're having a great week!

  23. Novellas always help me reset my reading. Hope your year stays quiet!


  24. I keep thinking that my husband and I should really watch Game of Thrones, too. We keep looking around for TV series we can jump into. Thanks for the reminder.

    Happy New Year!

  25. I'm starting Deadly to the Core and the Murder She Wrote book soon and I can't wait! There's nothing quite like a good thriller. Glad you enjoyed The Patient's Daughter. I'll have to look for that one. I hope you're having a great week!


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