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Just a heads up that I'm going dark for several weeks. I may still update posts/challenges but there will be no new content, not even Thursdays.

My Mom died and I'm taking each day as it comes, plus helping my Dad go through her stuff.

Jan 16 update: Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, is in the hospital for bypass surgery

Feb 19 update: MIL is home now :-D and slowly getting better. I'm still helping my Dad with Mom's stuff but since my brother is out of town, I'm spending 4 nights at his house every week for a month. It's MUCH closer to Dad's and they do meals together and hang out.

Mar 8 update: I'm having a blast with my Dad. MIL has gone back to the hospital

Mar 29 update: MIL is home but not doing well.

Apr 9 update: SIL is nurse and has taken time off work to care for MIL who is basically receiving hospice care at home.

I'll see you in May . . . April 23 update: My Mother-in-law, who I call Mom, died yesterday.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Winter's Respite Read-a-Thon Wrap-Up

A Winter's Respite
January 23 - 29
hosted by Michelle at the True Book Addict

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RaT starts at 12:00 CST on the 23rd and ends at 11:59 CST on the 29th
There will be (a) mini-challenge(s) and a giveaway
book length: Novellas/Novels
Young Adult or Adult (no children's books)

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The Winter's Respite Read-a-Thon is over. I had a list of three books when I started. One for a specific date review (finished), one print and one ebook, both for fun and challenges. I may not have purchased The Deacon but it sounded good and was a free download. The other, A Cookie Before Dying is book two of a series. I thoroughly enjoyed book one and was looking forward to book two.

So, my Original list:
The Deacon (kindle on my laptop)
Nitt Witt Hill (print)
A Cookie Before Dying (print)

last post's Current Status list, modified:
The Deacon (kindle on my laptop) location 541 of 8240
Nitt Witt Hill (print) - finished (reviewed too)
A Cookie Before Dying (print) page 173
Time Slice (print) page 63
A Three Dog Life (print) - finished
Always (kindle on my touch) location 283 of 2563
Virgin River (print) - finished (Fri early am)
Hidden Summit, page 109
Great Short Poems, jumped around...Purple cow anyone?

Mini-Challenges: kept forgetting about them
Tweets: remembered some

Won a book!

Planned to finish three.
Started 9, finished 3. Not the same 3 as I started with but still finished 3 books. A couple more hours and I'll have Hidden Summit finished ;)

Thanks Michelle, that was fun. I hope to do it again next year, and remember the mini-challenges!

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1 comment:

Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

Glad you enjoyed it, Gina! Three books is not shabby at all. =O)

If you decide not to join me for the Spring scary themed one, you can always join me this summer.


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