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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

Monday, January 4, 2016

Happy Monday



Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came in their mailbox during the last week.

Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.  ;-)

Don't forget to link up your list


~ here are the newest review books in my house ~
waiting for one

~ The last of 2015's newest books in my house ~
Werewolf at the Zoo by Charlie Richards
Wolves of Stone Ridge, 2011, ebook

While in wolf form, poachers sold Rainy MacDougal’s brother to the zoo. Rainy scouts the area, planning a rescue mission, and gets a whiff of the most intoxicating scent. A man. Travis Carlyle. His mate. But he quickly finds out that before he can claim the handsome veterinarian, Rainy has to convince Travis that he’s worth coming out of the closet for.

Travis leads a quiet, discreet life, avoiding any situation that could possibly out him to his family. After so many years alone, Travis finds the love, affection, and acceptance Rainy offers him too hard to resist. But just when he decides Rainy might be worth the persecution of revealing his sexuality, he discovers Rainy has been keeping secrets. A lot of secrets.

also bought others in the series:
Alpha's Prerogative, Accepting His Animal, Finding Balance, Goading the Enforcer, Casey's Love Bite, The Mountain Man's Mate, Choosing His Christmas Miracle, Happy Furry New Year, Paws for Change, Drawing Out His Wolf, The Vampire's Geek


Almost But Not Quite by Amy Spector
romance, 2015, ebook

Daniel Kohl is at a new low. After struggling to pull himself up from nearly four years on the street, an old lover and a series of bad decisions has him right back where he started. Except this time around, he's not sure he has the stomach for it.

Returning home after his father's passing, Maximilian Litt has laid claim to his fortune and taken up the reins to his legacy, a charity organization that had been his father's whole world. But even the weight of the foundation and his handsome administrative assistant can't distract him from the ghosts of his past.

Can a chance meeting, under the worst of circumstances, lead each man to the one thing he is looking for?

Everyone has their regrets. Some just haunt us more than others.


Fire and Ice by Patty Jansen
Icefire, 2013, ebook

Deep under the City of Glass in the frozen southern land, an age-old machine called the Heart of the City radiates a power which locals call icefire. Most citizens are immune to it, but a few, always born with physical disabilities, can bend it to their will. For fifty years, the ruling Eagle Knights have killed these Imperfects, fearing the return of the old royal family, who used icefire to cut out people’s hearts, turning them into ghostly servitors.





Death by Coffee by Alex Erickson
Bookstore Cafe, 2015, ebook

When Krissy Hancock and her best friend Vicki decide to open a bookstore cafĂ© in their new town of Pine Hills, they decide to call it “Death by Coffee,” after Krissy’s father’s most famous mystery novel. Little do they know how well the name fits…

On their very first day of business, Brendon Lawyer huffily takes his coffee…to the grave. It seems he had a severe allergy to peanuts…but how could there have been nuts in his coffee? And who stole his emergency allergy medication?

Fortunately, Krissy’s love of puzzles and mysteries leads her not only to Officer Paul Dalton, but also to many of her new neighbors, who aren’t terribly upset that the book is closed on Brendon. But one of them is a killer, and Krissy needs to read between the lies if she wants to save her new store—and live to see how this story ends…

~ The first of 2016's newest books in my house ~

Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner
picture book, 2002, hardcover

Have you ever built a snowman and discovered the next day that his grin has gotten a little crooked, or his tree-branch arms have moved? And you've wondered . . . what do snowmen do at night? This delightful wintertime tale reveals all! Caralyn Buehner's witty, imaginative verse offers many amusing details about the secret life of snowmen and where they go at night.




Blue Hat, Green Hat by Sandra Boynton
picture book, 1984, board book

Four animals demonstrate colors and clothes: – though the turkey ("Oops!") can't quite get with the program.








Thinner Leaner Stronger by Michael Matthews
non-fiction, 2014, ebook

Building muscle and losing fat isn't nearly as complicated as the female bodybuilding industry wants you to believe.

Imagine...just 12 weeks from now...being constantly complimented on how great you look and asked what the heck you're doing to transform your body...

Imagine enjoying the added benefits of high energy levels, no aches and pains, better spirits, and knowing that you're getting healthier every day...

The bottom line is you CAN have that bikini body without having your life revolve around it.

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I haven't received any review books, won any contests or received any books as a gift. I have added a couple a day from amazon's free bestseller lists. I've pinned them here.





What are you Reading?

A weekly Monday meme hosted by Shelia at Book Journey. Post what you read last week and what you're planning to read this week then link to Shelia's post. Then visit others and be prepared to add to your TBR pile!




Finished:
The Wizard and the Werewolf by Amber Kell
Choosing His Christmas Miracle by Charlie Richards
Dragon Claimed by Misha Paige
Dragon Born by Misha Paige
Werewolf at the Zoo by Charlie Richards
Alpha's Prerogative by Charlie Richards
Accepting His Animal by Charlie Richards
Finding Balance by Charlie Richards
Casey's Love Bite by Charlie Richards
Goading the Enforcer by Charlie Richards
The Dragon Groomer by Amber Kell
Mate Wanted for Christmas by Angelique Voisen
Devin December by Kate McMurray
The Mountain Man's Mate by Charlie Richards
Drawing Out His Wolf by Charlie Richards
Paws for Change by Charlie Richards
Happy Furry New Year by Charlie Richards
The Vampire's Geek by Charlie Richards
Midwinter Night's Dream by Eli Easton
Driving Borscht Batty by Charlie Richards
Pint-Sized Protector by Charlie Richards
Curling up with His Critter by Charlie Richards
Nick's Christmas Wish by Jess Buffett 
2016:
The Swag Man Delivers by Sean Michael
Cupid's Time by Jess Buffett
Almost But Not Quite by Amy Spector
Harry's Nature by Jess Buffett
Prove It by Chris Owen
Comfort and Joy by Sean Michael
Hey, There's Fur in my Wedding Cake by Stephani Hecht



Happy Reading!

carryover from 2015:
Crystal Magic by Madeline Freeman - 29% read

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1 comment:

stacybuckeye.com said...

Death By Coffee looks cute. Your win is on the way from the Book Depository :)

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