Sunday Post #93 (8/31/14)

Posted August 30, 2014 | 50 Comments


The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba Caffeinated Book Reviewer.

It’s Labor Day weekend here in the States. This is sad because it marks the end of summer.

My laptop is now fixed! The old one I was using completely gave out, so I was without one for over a week. I mean, I had my phone and Kindle so I was able to get on the internet, but I hate using them for blog stuff. Since I had a little blogging break, this post covers the last two weeks.

The only thing that really sucked was not being able to type up the reviews for books I read during that time. Now I need to go on a review writing spree.

I read 15 books in August. Please, please … hold your applause.

I have a giveaway for The Distance Between Us by Kasie West on Facebook. Just ‘like’ the status update. HERE.

On the Blog

  • Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover – Review. Much love!
  • A Curse Awakened by Cecy Robson – Review. Excellent prequel to the Weird Girds series.
  • Our Broken Sky by Sarah Harian – Review. Enjoyed this Chaos Theory novella.
  • Thrive by KB Ritchie – Review. LOVE. Series gets better and better.

Books Read

Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews

The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

The Witch With No Name by Kim Harrison

The Hazards of Skinny Dipping by Alyssa Ivy Rose

Dirty Red by Tarryn Fisher

Blood of my Blood by Barry Lyga

Leather and Lace by Jessie Evans
– Find my mini-review on Goodreads.

Six Months Later by Natalie D. Richards
– You can see what I thought on Goodreads.

Books Acquired

Books link to Goodreads/Amazon

For review:

a cursed bloodline


All of these range from free to $1.99 when I got them (some still do).


This is my first time borrowing using the Kindle lending system.
Thanks for being my first, Kristin! πŸ˜‰


Hope you all have a great week!


50 responses to “Sunday Post #93 (8/31/14)

    • Christy

      Maybe Someday is my favorite of hers, and a favorite in general. Ugly Love is my 2nd fav of hers.

      Thanks, Beth.

  1. I also find computer more convenient for almost everything. I don’t like using smartphone that much. 15 is a great number! i think i could only managed not more than 10 books this month. anyway hope you have a great week ahead!

  2. I’m so glad you got a laptop back ! And 15 books ?! Wow ! The Cursed bloodline cover made me smile because I’ve seen that same couple under different angles on so many book covers that I would be surprised to not see them again lol !
    Have a great week and enjoy your new laptop πŸ™‚

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    • Christy

      I’ve never noticed this couple before, but there are a couple of others I see one a lot of different books.

  3. Kim

    I’m so glad you’re enjoying the Addicted series. Gah. I have so much love for it. I want everyone to read it.

    I see some other fantastic books in your haul this week. Dirty Red and All Lined Up were both great, but for totally different reasons! I hope you enjoy both of them… and all the others!

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    • Christy

      Same here. I want to MAKE everyone read that series.

      Dirty Red was really good. I actually don’t hate Leah anymore. lol.

    • Christy

      I already had the first book, but haven’t read it yet. I went ahead and grabbed these since they were on sale.

    • Christy

      I haven’t started the series yet, but grabbed these since they were on sale. I’ve had the 1st book for a long time though.

      At first there were withdrawals, but it was kind of nice after a few days.

  4. Oh yes, I HATE trying to do blog stuff on my mobile devices. Laptop only please! Glad you finally get it fixed. Glad to hear you loved Ugly Love. I wasn\’t sure about it, but thought it ended up being well done and beautifully written really. I also loved The 5th Wave so I\’m interested to see what you thought of that. Lots of books over the last two weeks. I\’ve got Freak of Nature too but haven\’t read it yet. And Tarryn Fisher is on my TBR list. Have a great week!

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  5. I have definitely been noticing Ugly Love around…I have never read this author, but I am curious!

    Being without a computer sucks! I had a desktop for years, and then it got a little unreliable, to say the least, so I bought Lizzie Mae (my laptop).

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  6. Isn’t it wonderful when everything is working and fully up and running? I know what you mean I hate being stuck with just the mobile and iPad, I can never manage to blog from these gadgets. Welcome back πŸ™‚

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  7. I so want a new is slowly dying and is so old it’s a I am thinking that if Walmart does there Christmas Layaway this year that it’s going to be the Christmas gift to myself. πŸ™‚

    You got a lot of great looking books. Enjoy!


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  8. Nice batch of books! I hope you enjoy Night Huntress as much as I did. Six Months Later was good, and Untamed was pretty interesting, but I haven’t read further in the series.
    Enjoy your books!

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