Monday, January 20, 2014

It's Monday! Scrappy Fun and What Are You Reading?


A weekly event hosted by Sheila from Book Journey to discuss your reading week ~ the books you've read and those you plan on reading in the coming week. I love this meme, it helps me stay on track ... well, most of the time. Thanks Sheila!

Had a fun day catching up with friends at a charity scrap day ... lots of talking and a little bit of scrapping haha

Scrapped a photo of Anthony & Christine's wedding 
using a lovely Sue Tonga kit


#bookblogwalkers update #3: Felicia's Book Blog Walkers ~ I've walked with Bella, 45 mins each day except for Saturday when I was at the charity scrap event ... not a bad effort. You can join anytime, it really is fun having the support of old and new bloggy friends while getting heart healthy :)

A busy week coming up ... my birthday Wednesday and *yippee* family time and we have a long weekend with Australia Day on the 26th. I'm participating in the Australia Day Book Giveaway Blog Hop hosted by Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out so make sure you pop in on Saturday for Australia and International giveaways of our fabulous Australian talent.

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Reviews & Posts: (click on title)

CHAMPION by Marie Lu (Legend #3) ~ now that's how you finish a series!!

TASTE OF DARKNESS by Maria V. Snyder (Healer #3) ~ happy with this series end too :)

TO TEMPT A VIKING by Michelle Willingham (Forbidden Vikings #2) ~ guest review by Karen

FOREVER LOVED by Deanna Roy (The Forever series #2) ~ Karen's review has convinced me to read this emotional series. 

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Finished last week:

HEARTBEAT by Elizabeth Scott ~ review Thurs

ME SINCE YOU by Laura Wiess ~ a favourite :)

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This Week's Reading List: 



SOMEONE LIKE YOU by Victoria Purman (Boys of Summer #2) 

THE JANUARY WISH by Juliet Madison (Tarrin's Bay #1)

THE WHITE PRINCESS by Philippa Gregory (Cousin's War #5) ~ audiobook chapter 54

THE PROMISE OF STARDUST by Priscille Sibley


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Reviews Coming:

ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell ~ loved it.

ME BEFORE YOU by JoJo Moyes

BELIEVE by Erin McCarthy (True Believers #3) ~ review by Karen Tuesday



23 comments:

  1. My reading has slumped badly though I do visit blogs often. I haven't found any books around either so maybe things will improve once I get hold of some good books. I do so like your scrapping.

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  2. So glad you had two good trilogies! Looking forward to Heartbeat as I am such a fan of Elizabeth Scott. Have a fantastic birthday on Wednesday.

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  3. Gorgeous scrapping! Sounds like some great reading too. Happy Birthday for later in the week and may Australia Day be a good one too. I'll look in on the Australia Day book hop.

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  4. Sounds like a fun week ahead and your birthday!!!! YAY!!!

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  5. I love the scrap page! It's sooo pretty! Happy early birthday! I hope you have an amazing day!

    Great reads, too! Enjoy!

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  6. LuV your creativity! thanks for inspiring... =)

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  7. Still need to get to Champion-waiting for my library's copy to come in. So many bloggers have been happy with it and I hope to be one of them!

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  8. I keep hearing that Legend is a good series, glad you enjoyed the end. Have a great week and happy birthday!

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  9. I walk what I always walk, so I should do more ;)

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  10. I need to read Me Since You!! I loved the third book of Legend.

    I hope you enjoy your books this week.
    This is what we are reading this week.

    Leydy @OUaT & RCE

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  11. Sheree you're doing great with the walking! I hope your temps have cooled to make the exercise more enjoyable. The scrap page is so beautiful! Hope you have a wonderful birthday week :-)

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  12. Me Since You is a clever response to Me Before You. Hope you like it; would love to read more about it and your review!
    Harvee
    Book Dilettante

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  13. Soooooooooo gorgeous!! I love love love those colors and the hearts!! And HAPPY EARLY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!

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  14. Very nice picture frame! Happy Birthday! I will look forward to your thoughts on The White Princess. I am a Phillippa Gregory fan. I loved Me Before You. Have a great week and enjoy your walks.

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  15. I will have to check back for your review of Heartbeat. I hope to start that one this week. I loved The Promise of Stardust and Me Before You.

    Happy birthday and have a great week :)

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  16. Happy Birthday for midweek! May you be showered in gifts!


    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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  17. Lovely scrapping...and happy birthday! Hope you enjoy all of your books....and thanks for visiting my blog.

    I'm curious about The January Wish.

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  18. Planning to read Me Since You this week! :) hope you enjoy all your books! Happy reading!

    Here's our It's Monday! post

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  19. Wow ... you are an incredibly talented scrapper. I hope you have a lovely birthday!

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  20. So many great ones this week and coming up. I enjoyed Laura Wiess in the past, didn't realise she had a new one until this last week it seems to be everywhere.

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  21. You are rocking it! I hate that I now have to visit blogs at night instead of in the morning :) I wish I was a scrapper but alas just not in my talent wheel *sigh* (Probably a good thing as I already spend enough on yarn LOL)

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  22. Reading "Crazy Rich: Power, Scandal, and Tragedy Inside the Johnson & Johnson Dynasty" by Jerry Oppenheimer.

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  23. Great job with the walking! Since it's mostly around 10 degrees these days walking to the car is all the exercise I'm getting!

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