Sunday, July 29, 2012

The Sunday Post ~sharing books and news

The Sunday Post ~14th Edition
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.
I am trying to limit my book purchases and failed again this week. Although both were under five dollars ~confessions of a book addict. 

News to share: In October I will be hosting my first Read-a-Thon called Fraterfest from October 5th thru the 8th. Click here for details! It should be tons of fun and the perfect chance to tackle that scary TBR pile :)

Last week on the blog I shared:
This week on the blog:
  • Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore (review)
  • Cover Reveal of Rue by Miranda Ganguly
  • Redemption by Susannah Sandlin (review)
  • Waiting on Wednesday 
  • Red by Kate SeRine (review)
  • Etiquette for an Apocalypse by Anne Mendel (review)
  • Goals for Summer Wrap-up Read-a-thon August 4-12th hosted by Jude@In Between (sign-up and join the fun)
  • Goals for Review Copy-Clean Up hosted by Celene @Nyx Book Reviews and Vicky @Books, Biscuits and Tea. I did this last time and it is a great way to get caught up on reviews, make friends and have a good time! Click on their links to join in. 

Books I received for Review:

Trouble in Texas by Katie Lane
courtesy of Grand Central and netGalley.

Invisible by Carla Buckley
courtesy of Random House and Edelweiss.

Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire
courtesy of Simon and Schuster and netGalley

Books I won or was gifted:

Blood Lust by Zoe Winters
Save My Soul by Zoe Winters
Books one and two of the Preternaturals series
courtesy of author and Rebecca @Kindle Fever

Eden's Root by Rachel E. Fisher
courtesy of author and Autumn@The Autumn Reviewer

Purchased cause I am an addict :)

Be sure and visit the other blogs linked below!
What's new in your world? 

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At July 29, 2012 at 12:09 AM , Blogger Book Savvy Babe said...

Hello Trouble in Texas! I like that cover :) hehe, I am staying away from NetGalley until I get more caught up on my TBR..well, that's what I'm telling myself, but Trouble in Texas is tempting me... as it is the Kindle freebies seem to get me every week. Anyhow, I will have to join in your read a thon to get caught up! Happy reading, Book Savvy Babe

At July 29, 2012 at 12:25 AM , Blogger hbjgvhuogyihpo said...

I like the cover for Invisible it's interesting and I'm pretty curious as to what the books actually about... and Beautiful Disaster is amazing! I hope you like it.

Enjoy all your books! (:

Tabitha @ Tabitha's Book Blog

At July 29, 2012 at 12:31 AM , Anonymous Michelle @ In Libris Veritas said...

I'm attempting to distance myself from Netgalley at the moment...though I'm not sure how long that will hold on. I like the look of Invisible. I'm thinking about joining your readathon but I have see what kind of spooky books I have.
Happy reading!

At July 29, 2012 at 12:47 AM , Blogger AmyS. said...

The Preternaturals series looks good. I have heard good things about Beautiful Disaster. I can't wait for your review on that one. I hope you have a great week.

At July 29, 2012 at 12:57 AM , Blogger Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer said...

It can be a vampire or shapeshifter book or any other paranormal creature.

At July 29, 2012 at 1:34 AM , Blogger Obsession with Books said...

A wonderful haul Kimba! I am keen to read a few of them.. I got Beautiful Disaster as well :)

Happy reading!!


At July 29, 2012 at 6:32 AM , Blogger Blodeuedd said...

I must read the Restorer :D I keep hearing good things

At July 29, 2012 at 7:00 AM , Blogger Jessica @ a GREAT read said...

OOh nice! I still need to read The Taken too! Read Amanda's book last year and it was all right, but I definitely hope you enjoy all your reads!

Here's my STS

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)

At July 29, 2012 at 7:53 AM , Blogger Kristin @ Addicted to HEA said...

I've been totally interested in reading Amanda Stevens but I keep forgetting to pick it up. I think it's that whole, "what the hell are you thinking - you have so many other books to read - your husband is going to kill you" vibe I get when I start looking at books in Target. My conscience is very loud these days :D

Nice wins and books for review!!! Gotta go run and see what you thought of Throne of Glass...
Have a great week!!

At July 29, 2012 at 7:58 AM , Blogger Grace Fonseca said...

Wow you got so many awesome books this week. Its hard to know where to start. Awesome haul. Throne of Glass was very good.


At July 29, 2012 at 8:40 AM , Blogger newshadeofgreen said...

Yay for BEAUTIFUL DISASTER! That book is un-put-down-able. I suggest reading TEN by Gretchen McNiel for your scary read-a-thon, it freaked me out reading it at night :).
~ Jen @ A Book and a Latte

At July 29, 2012 at 9:10 AM , Blogger Alexia said...

You have a busy week coming up on the blog :) I've been playing with the idea of signing up for Review Copy Clean Up... I'm just not sure I have the time lol

At July 29, 2012 at 9:35 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

You got some awesome books. Blood Lust and Save My Soul look great Hope you have a wonderful week....

Jenea @ Books Live Forever

At July 29, 2012 at 10:36 AM , Blogger Unknown said...

You have some great stuff this past week and you forced me to buy a couple of books. Bad Kim. ;) I can't wait to hear what you think of Red by Kate SeRine. Oops, you reminded me I have to to a post with my goals for the Summer Readathon - and of course I signed up for yours! Great book haul too.

At July 29, 2012 at 10:52 AM , Blogger Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Lots of goodies as usual. I'm tempted by Beautiful Disaster.

At July 29, 2012 at 10:59 AM , Blogger Heidi@Rainy Day Ramblings said...

That Texas book looks mighty fine! I love The Restorer series! I am reading book three next week. I will,see if I can do your
frater event. October is crazy with Something Wicked! I am doing the Read a thon and Review Copy Clean up. Looking forward to your review on The Apocalypse Etiquiette! Have a great week, KimbaL

At July 29, 2012 at 11:13 AM , Blogger Bea said...

Hmm, I'll have to look into that review copy clean-up, that could be beneficial. I'll probably do your Fraterfest too, I'm sure I can find *something* in my TBR pile.

I hope you enjoy your books!

At July 29, 2012 at 12:04 PM , Blogger ChiKittie said...

Wow, Kimberly. You sure got some wicked cool book last week. Trouble in Texas sounds yummy! LOL I am doing the review copy clean up as well and so looking forward to it. Yes, I WILL join your read-a-thon. Sounds like a blast!!

- Have a lovely day sweetie.

At July 29, 2012 at 12:31 PM , Blogger Melissas Midnight Musings said...

Eden's root looks interesting, I'm looking forward to your review of it. Enjoy these. :)

At July 29, 2012 at 1:07 PM , Blogger Kimberly @ Caffeinated Reviewer said...

adding Ten to my list!

At July 29, 2012 at 2:19 PM , Blogger Celine said...

I love how The Taken looks! I believe it has been added to my Goodreads wishlist once upon a time.. I'll have to see if I can maybe get it sometime (:

Thanks for hosting, and hope you have a great day!

Celine ~ Nyx Book Reviews
My New Books

At July 29, 2012 at 2:27 PM , Blogger Jen said...

Thanks so much for stopping by -- you are always the gracious host!
It seems like a lot of us are trying not to acquire too many new books -- I look forward to your thoughts on Beautiful Disaster.
Review copy clean-up? I need to check that out now!

At July 29, 2012 at 3:37 PM , Blogger Lauren @ Northern Plunder said...

I love the cover for Invisible, I'm a sucker for cool and muted colours. I got Beautiful Disaster a while back don't check the reviews on GR cause its a little off putting seeing a bunch of negative ones, I think it sounds pretty good but need to check it out still. Taken & Blood Lust sound pretty good too :), enjoy your week "cupcake" :3

Here is my Weekly Round Up post.
Lauren @ Northern Plunder

At July 29, 2012 at 3:44 PM , Blogger DBookWhore said...

I forgot to include Beautiful Disaster in my haul! Darn it I will throw it in next weeks. Great haul hon. Now I may sign up for the read a thon but I want to see how crazy my school schedule is first before I commit.

At July 29, 2012 at 4:49 PM , Anonymous Christy @ Love of Books said...

Oh did you win the Eden's Roots giveaway? Sweet!

At July 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM , Anonymous Becky Paulk said...

Ooo I got Beautiful Disaster too =D. You had a very nice week filled with lots of posts and books! Go you!! lol


At July 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM , Anonymous kimbacaffeinate said...

The cover of Invisible spoke to me..LOL I hope you join the read-a-thon. You do not have to commit to the whole event, the idea is to attack your TBR pile and have fun.

At July 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM , Anonymous Vicky's Reviews said...

Oh, Invisible looks nice! And thanks for the info, I'll check out the readathon in a sec :) I'd LOVE to participate but I'm back to uni in September so we'll see how many time I'll have :(

At July 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM , Anonymous kimbacaffeinate said...

I hope you join Fraterfest...I always enjoy participating in read-a-thons with you! I read a blogger's review and had to have The Restorer, I am glad to hear it was a good move!

At July 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM , Anonymous April @ My Shelf Confessions said...

Ooh, excited you bought The Restorer! WOOHOO! I love Amanda Stevens and The Graveyard Queen series has just gotten better with each book. Invisible looks really really good, I'll have to check that out! I giggled a little bit at the cover of Trouble in Texas .. LOL Fraterfest sounds fun, totally checking it out!

At July 18, 2013 at 2:54 AM , Anonymous kimbacaffeinate said...

I just enabled Disqus, since blogger comments was making me friggin crazy and all of your lovely comments should reappear tomorrow..i


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