Saturday, January 21, 2017

The Sunday Post

The Sunday Post
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The Sunday post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer~ It's a chance to share new ~ 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. 

We've had lots of rain over the last week as well as high winds. They even knocked out the power for hours which for me was fine but the family was freaking out with no power. Of course it was in the evening when it was super dark.

It was super quiet we have finals for my teenager and the little one is just in 1st grade. They have been keeping me busy this week. Hoping next week will be more relaxed. 

Fun posts you may have missed at TRD this week. 
 I had one more but I spent days struggling with it and it could be my mood. It's on the back burner. 
I may be able to finish my current and one more book before the end of the day to bring it to 5 

New Books
Crown of Lies by Pepper Winters from the author for review. 
Vanished by T.K. Leigh from the author for review. 
Off the Grid by Kelly Collins from the author for review. 

Keystone by Dannika Dark

Plus a bunch of freebies. 

Crafty projects & Baking/cooking 

I made some headway on my 2016 temperature blanket. It's a slow slow process. 
I made Curry this week which is yummy as always. 
I also made an amazing cheesecake that turned out amazing. 

Still pushing for 10k a day. My replacement Fitbit arrived so I can start making some headway again. Silly puppy decided to chew the last one. 

Around the Blogosphere
Winter Coyer has started Sign up (Here)
Reading challenges for 2017 are popping up all around. 
Girl xoxo has a great master list (here)
Feed your reader has a great list too (here)
Have you signed up for any yet? 


I signed up for 250 books on my Goodreads challenge. 

Currently 12 of 250 currently and should have one more done this am. 
I'm shooting for 6 books this week. 
This coming week @ TRD
I've got some fun posts and reviews. 


I'm still an Instagram addict you should check it out lots of fun!!!!
Find me (Here) I working on 9k followers

I hope everyone has a great week. 


  1. I hate when the power goes out in the evening! It ALWAYS happens in the evening! lol If it happened in the middle of the day it would be so bad. The weather around here has been really bipolar. One day it's almost in the 60s and the next it drops down to the 30s. Probably why everyone is sick around here. I hope you are able to get your Goodreads goal! I challenged myself to 200 books again this year. I got around 285 in 2016 and around 250 in 2015 but I didn't want to stress myself out and go with a higher number. lol I've read 13 so far, I think. So I'm doing pretty good! Hope you enjoy your new books and have a great weekend

  2. You actually had a Blackout...during COYER Blackout! LOL
    I loved Once Upon a Zombie, I can't wait for the next one feel like it's been a long time.

    I hope you have a great week, Mandy! Happy Reading!

  3. Oh, I LOVE windy days!! We have a high wind advisory in effect from noon until 7:00 PM tonight. All that wind sure takes the edge off the heat! Lol. And we haven't had a power outage, thank God. I really feel for you, getting one in the dark.

    How lucky you are to have kids! I never managed to have any. Yours must keep you really busy! But still, kids are WONDERFUL!!

    I'm going to check out your reviews of "A Christmas Gift" and "Xoe". Both of these books look really good!

    I'll be checking out some of those reading challenges, too. Might sign up for at least one.

    Oooooh, that cheesecake sure looks SCRUMPTIOUS!! And the curry looks delicious, as well. Nice pics!! :)

    Thanks for sharing!! Hope you and your family have a WONDERFUL week ahead!! <3 :)

    My Sunday Post is at:

  4. Wow! You were pretty busy this week! Those cheesecakes look delicious!

    Here’s my Sunday Post!

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

  5. It sounds as if you're busy and I had to laugh about the power outage. I had two friends and their 5yr olds over at my place one night last year when the power went out and they were equally excited and scared I think!

  6. I love the covers for Crown of Lies and Vanished! So gorgeous! :)

    Hope you enjoy your new books! The cheesecake looks yummy!

    ~Michelle @ FaerieFits