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Sunday, January 12, 2014

It's Monday! What are You Reading? January 13, 2014

This meme starts at Book Journey!

What Are You Reading, is where we gather to share what we have read this past week and what we plan to read this week. It is a great way to network with other bloggers, see some wonderful blogs, and put new titles on your reading list.

Last week the work was quiet and interrupted with some doctor visits. I still have a few travel hearings coming up but not as many for the next month. 

I finished three books, posted three reviews, and one special Giveaway. 
Plus I posted the regular weekly memes and posts (except the Saturday Snapshot). 

I did some nice visiting mid and end week which I enjoyed.
I didn't exactly visit a couple to five every day but I did get to over 20.
Thanks as always to all the nice people who visit me.

These were last week's posts:
Finished Reading:
1. eBook/Kindle

The Wanderers
by Cheryl Mahoney
This is wonderfully imaginative
I will post a review this week.
Book Description
Publication Date: November 13, 2013
Click on book title for full description.

2. Audible/MP4

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel
By Helen Simonson
Narrated By Peter Altschuler
I enjoyed this more as it went on.Picked from my Audible Library.
Click on book title for full description.

3. Print

White Rogue
by David R. Fett M.D., Stephen Langford & Connie Malcolm
This is a solid, fast reading bio-terroism thriller.
I will be posting a review with tour feature (Pump Up Your Books) and Giveaway on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
Book Description
Publication Date: October 8, 2013
After Boston experiences a seemingly inexplicable bio-terrorist attack, the Center for Disease Control's Dr. Dave Richards and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent Paula Mushari once again join forces to uncover who is behind it. An obscure reference to a Dresden project found amid crash site evidence marks them both for execution. Paula and Dave are forced to leave Boston in the middle of the night and head to Washington, D.C., where they soon find that anyone they contact also becomes a target of assassins. When the daughter of the CDC's director is taken hostage, Dave and Paula come face to face with an evil that forces them to question the very nature of duty and service to country. With the help of one man, they learn the true meaning of dark operatives as they desperately try to determine the where and when for the next strike against the United States.

Line Edits/Releases:
One print released; working on three more.
The Initiates by Kamil Ali, a Paranormal Occult, Fantasy, Thriller released in print $13.99

Enter the bi-monthly drawings at eTreasures Publishing Facebook page.
This week's giveaway link:  to be linked this week - Heather has been on Christmas break with children. :-)

Currently reading:
1. Audible

The Fault in Our Stars
by John Green
Narrated by Kate Rudd
"Raw" is a good word choice for this one.
I picked this from my Audible Library while awaiting my new Audio review downloads.
Publisher's Summary
Audie Award Nominee, Best Teens Category, 2013
Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel’s story is about to be completely rewritten.

Insightful, bold, irreverent, and raw, The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green’s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet, brilliantly exploring the funny, thrilling, and tragic business of being alive and in love.
©2012 John Green (P)2012 Brilliance Audio, Inc.

2. Print

In One Year and Out the Other
Cara Lockwood (Author), Pamela Redmond Satran (Author), Beth Kendrick (Author), Megan McAndrew (Author), Tracy McArdle (Author), Kathleen O'Reilly (Author), Eileen Rendahl (Author), Diane Stingley (Author), Libby Street (Author), Christina Delia(Author)
No progress on this as I was reading a review book. Getting back into it has been slow.

From my own TBR shelves.
Click on book title for full description.

3. ebook/Kindle

Cloaked in Danger
by Jeannie Ruesch
I had started this before I recalled

I had a review book due.
I enjoyed how it started.
Reviewing for the publisher through NetGalley.
Book Description
Publication Date: January 27, 2014
Aria Whitney has little in common with the delicate ladies of London society. Her famous father made his fortune hunting archaeological treasures, and her rustic upbringing has left her ill prepared for a life of parties and frippery. But when Gideon Whitney goes missing in Egypt, Aria must embrace the unknown. Armed with only the short list of highborn men who'd backed her father's venture, she poses as a woman looking for a husband. She doesn't intend to find one.

Adam Willoughby, Earl of Merewood, finds London's strangest new debutante fascinating, but when he catches her investigating his family's secrets, he threatens to ruin her reputation. He doesn't intend to enjoy it so much.

When their lustful indiscretion is discovered, Adam finds that he regrets nothing. But now, as Aria's father's enemy draws near, Adam must convince his betrothed that she can trust him with her own secrets...before it's too late.

I am a couple days ahead with my daily Bible reading. :-)

Line Edits: We are finalizing several formats for two new eBooks.

I am still enjoying reading books from my own TBR. :-) I did however update my list to include the two tour review titles I have this month, the three NetGalley's I picked up and two of the Audios I requested. So that is seven or so committed and open for the rest.
My backlog for review is still at four so that will cover this coming week.

January Scheduled-
I have several unscheduled Giveaways to get posted this month/week.
1/14 White Rogue - Tour Feature and Review, with giveaway.
1/28 Warrior's Moon - Tour Review. 

  Cloaked in Danger by Jeannie Ruesch (reading)
  Ashes & Alchemy (The Gaslight Chronicles) by Cindy Spenser Pape
  The Furnace (The Tanner Sequence) by Timothy S. Johnston

I have numerous requests to respond to.

AudioBook Jukebox 
 Flight of the Bowyer by Kenneth R. Lewis 
 Forever His: Stolen Brides, Book 1 by Shelly Thacker  
Awaiting receipt of others requested.

From TBR Collection -In One Year...
Won Book - TBD

Free Kindle/Nook or Smashwords: TBD


  1. I just started Say Yes to the Duke by Kieran Kramer

  2. Hope you are enjoying The Fault In Our Stars as much as I did. It made it to my favorite of 2013 list.

  3. I finished reading Prodigy and currently reading Natural Harmony by Kate Roth.

  4. You have some great books going! AND YAY on the visiting!

  5. I keep meaning to read The Fault in Our Stars but never quite get there! Oh the dramas of being a reader! You can check out my week here.

  6. I'm glad the five a day suggestion is working for you:)

    Read on!
    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  7. Wow! Have YOU been busy! Every time I see "The Fault in Our Stars", it makes me mad at myself that I haven't bought it yet! Enjoy your reading week!


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