Monday, December 31, 2012

It's the Last Monday of 2012!


Wishing all my bloggy friends a New Year blessed with much love and laughter, good health and happiness. And books, can't forget books ... here's to new reading adventures!!  
Be kind and stay safe xx

Thanks to Sheila from Book Journey for another fabulous year hosting the Monday Meme, I love it and I'm looking forward to loads more fun and toppling TBR piles in 2013.

Last week was a wonderful week with Christmas, new heart medication working - best Christmas present ever, my two boys home, a surprise birthday get together for my Dad's 70th and a surprise wedding with Dad and Annette getting married ... phew huge!!


 Mike, Cal and I ~ a Christmas selfie :)

my gorgeous boys ~ Christmas Day

Dad's surprise 70th

 Annette, Dad and I

 me and my dad

 Callum & Gramps :)

Book stuff: 

Check out my Most Memorable Reads of 2012 post.

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I posted reviews for: (click on title)

THE LAST BOYFRIEND & THE PERFECT HOPE by Nora Roberts ~ nice

SCENT OF MAGIC by Maria V Snyder ~ good but Touch of Power was better

THE PUPPY THAT CAME FOR CHRISTMAS by Megan Rix ~ sweet 

DADDY LOVE by Carol Joyce Oates ~ a peeved 2 stars

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Finished last week:

DARKEST MINDS by Alexandra Bracken ~ review up later this week

THE PERFECT HOPE by Nora Roberts ~ Inn Boonsboro #3

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID by Jeff Kinney ~ had to finally read because my niece is reading the series lol

GLITCHES by Marissa Meyer ~ good short story prequel to Cinder and it's free on Amazon & B&N :)

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This Week's Reading List:



MAN DROUGHT by Rachael Johns ~ Harlequin review book

INDIGO AWAKENING by Jordan Dane ~ Harlequin Teen review book

THIS SIDE OF THE GRAVE by Jeanine Frost ~ got to start 2013 with some Bones love

THE FAULT IN OUR STARS by John Green ~ how many people had this on their favourite list??

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Reviews Coming:

THE SWEETEST DARK by Shana Abe ~ loved it (2013)


13 comments:

  1. HAPPY NEW YEAR :D
    Last Monday, this year went by fast

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  2. Enjoy them all and have a wonderful New Year.

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  3. Beautiful photos!! Looks like you had a wonderful holiday!!! Happy New Year!!!

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  4. Great looking family you have there! Wishing you health and happiness in 2013. Here is my Monday Report.

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  5. I love the commed a peeved 2 stars, lol. I had Fault in the Stars on my fav list, so good.

    Great pictures, thanks for sharing.

    Happy New Year

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  6. Happy New Year Sheree! Such a lovely family - congratulations on all your good news - may 2013 shine even brighter!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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  7. Happy New Year and yay for feeling better on the new meds, and for celebrating good times with family :-)

    Tanya Patrice
    Girlxoxo.com

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  8. Looks like a fun filled and HAPPY week! Glad the medication is working for you :)

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  9. I've seen The Fault in Our Stars on a ton of lists; my sister got a copy so it's on my to-read pile for 2013 although I'm not sure when I'll have time since there are so many amazing 2013 releases already!

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  10. congrats to your Dad on turning 70 (he looks fab!) and getting married. that is so sweet! love all the photos.
    You all look well and the boys are becoming so mature. Glad the new meds are working. We need you around another 45 years.
    Much love and wishes of happiness to you and your family.

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  11. What handsome boys! Congrats on your dad's 70th and on his marriage. My 76 y/o dad recently got married too. :-)

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  12. Your boys are good looking and can I just say without you going...ewww! That your Dad is good-looking too!! No wonder he's kicking his heels up at love again!!! Woot!Woot!!

    Happy New Year to a beautiful lady..inside and out! I'm so happy that the heart medicine is working too!! And, your Christmas card got here yesterday..Loved it!! You are a sweetie!!

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