Sunday Post | 11th Edition

September 22, 2013 Sunday Post 12

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Basically it’s a chance to talk about the books you bought, borrowed, blogged about, and read for the week and what’s coming in the week ahead – and then share them with a much wider blogging community. Check out the details here.

In my personal life, this week was pretty normal. I’m in my last semester of class work for my Master’s degree in History and I have a major case of senioritis. Technicaly I don’t finish until May, but knowing that my course work will be done by the end of December and I finally be able to move back to Texas (I’m in Missouri for Grad school) makes the end of the semester a bigger deal for me. I miss everything about Texas from my step-son, brother, and parents to friends and weather. And I’m just ready to be done and get back to a regular job. So this semester is going by very very slowly.

On the plus side, I have my blog and my books and all my new blogger friends. And this week was exciting as always on Fantasy is More Fun. The biggest thing that happened was that I was one of the Featured Bloggers on Parajunkee and Alison Can Read’s Feature & Follow Friday Blog Hop. Not only did Alison post a quick interview with me (which was fun), but I was able to meet a bunch of new bloggers. That was just the highlight to a really great week in the blogosphere!

Last Week on the Blog

Sunday

Sunday Post | 10th Edition

Monday

Book Review | Dance for Me by Helena Newbury 4 out of 5 stars!

Tuesday

Book Blitz | Sia by Josh Grayson -eBook giveaway still open!!

Teaser Tuesdays | Unholy Ghosts

Wednesday

Undercover Lover by Jamie K. Schmidt | Guest Post and Giveaway – 2 great giveaways and they’re both STILL OPEN!!

Audio Review | Nice Girls Don’t Date Live Forever 4 out of 5 stars!

Thursday

WIR | Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep My thoughts while reading (listening to) Chapters 1 -18.

Feature and Follow | #10  (where I was a featured blogger!)

Friday

Book Review | Outlander by Diana Gabaldon 5 out of 5 Stars!  A must read!

Saturday

Fun Questions | What’s your favorite supernatural?

This Week on the Blog Look For:

Sunday 9/22

Sunday Post | 11th Edition

Monday 9/23

Audio Review |Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep

Tuesday 9/24

Book Blitz and Giveaway | Deadly to Love by Mia Hoddell

Teaser Tuesdays

Wednesday 9/25

Book Review |Her’s to Command by Patricia A. Knight

Thursday 9/26

WIR | How to Flirt with a Naked Werewolf

Feature & Follow | #11

Friday 9/27

Early Review | Tempt the Stars by Karen Chance

Saturday 9/28

Fun Questions | When a series you love goes bad – stay or nay?

Blogosphere Fun

This week was full of great happenings on the blogosphere – I’ll try to highlight my favorites, but I’m sure I’ve missed a few!

Chloe Neill is running a contest to get your name in a Chicagoland Vampires novel and the kicker? All you have to do to get an entry is make a donation to The Greater Chicago Food Depository. And it get’s better! Chloe is matching donations, dollar for dollar, up to $2500! Getting my name in a CV book would be cool, but knowing my entry is helping such a great cause is even better. If you haven’t yet, go make a donation (starting as low as like $3).

Kim Harrison did a piece-by-piece reveal of the cover for The Undead Pool and posted a sneak peak of chapter 1!!

This must have been the week for cover’s I’m dying for, because Patricia Briggs next Mercy Thompson book  Night Broken also had a cover reveal, including sketches of the artist work in-progress. Not to mention a neat interview with Jaime, the cover model for Mercy, and Dan, the cover artist. I’m getting really excited for this one!

Once again, I really enjoyed The Demon Librarian’s feature – For Book’s Sake. This week the topic was Historical Romance and brought back some memories of my first encounters with the genre.

A favorite feature of mine has always been The Book Nympho’s What the Feck? and I really enjoyed this week’s discussion about this new emerging genre we’re calling New Adult.

Nose Graze posted a really interesting discussion piece – How to Write Great Reviews… By Not Trying To.

I love love love books that tear me up emotionally. So I sucked up Under The Cover’s post “Top Ten Ugly Cry Books” and was shocked to discover I was reading one of them. Until later this week when I hit the ugly cry scene, while riding the bus of course.

Last, but certainly not least, Kimba had a really great post as part of her Caffeinated Confessions series – Drama, Mama, NOT! Some really great thoughts on how we can all do our part to make our part of the blogosphere drama free!

How was your week?

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Berls has been a book lover her whole life. She reads pretty much every genre and is currently working hard at making her childhood dream of becoming an author come true. She loves sharing her thoughts about books, blogging, and just random fun stuff. She's a challenge and read-a-thon junkie, so it's no wonder that she loves co-hosting the COYER reading challenge. Leave a comment, Berls is always happy to chat!

12 Responses to “Sunday Post | 11th Edition”

    • Berls
      Twitter:

      Funny story – I had to look up flat out on urban dictionary. I was like “what does that mean?” I had a feeling it was an Aussie expression and sure enough definition #3 says “Australian slang term for being extremely busy.” This may be one of my favorite things about the blogosphere, talking to people all over the world and learning little tidbits like that! LOL so all that to say, yep I am very flat out and looking forward to a fun week.
      Have fun with the school holidays, I’ll look forward to hearing about them 🙂

  1. Michelle
    Twitter:

    The Blogosphere has some awesome people! Still so happy for you for being feature this week and I love the interview!!! Looking forward to your upcoming week you have a lot fo great things happening 🙂 It must be so hard to be that far from home 🙁 but you will be back before you even realize 🙂 Have a terrific sunday!!!

    Michelle xoxo
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    • Berls
      Twitter:

      Thanks Michelle, being a feature was really really cool. I feel like I’ve met so many more people this week because of it. It sucks being far away from home, but I’m counting down the days (literally! As of today there are 90 more days!) and I know it will pass before I know it. Have an awesome Sunday 🙂

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