The Week In Review #46

Posted July 25, 2015 by Stormi in Memes / 38 Comments

BMR,OHMy (1)The Week in Review is where I combine Stacking the Shelves, The Sunday Post and It’s Monday! What are you reading?  If you have never joined in on these meme’s you can check them out by clicking on the meme and it will take you to the host blog.

So my father went fishing this week so it really felt like I was getting a vacation. I love him and all but some times we just really clash. He lives with me and for the most part we get along but some times you just need a break and so it was So besides doing some cleaning I didn’t do a whole lot, was kind of lazy. Didn’t read near as much as I should have with him He normally has me on the go a lot and so it was nice to just sit around the house and do nothing. 🙂

It has been so hot here, my poor garden is dying..heat index is like 105 or more!! UGH. So I have nothing to report here was to hot to have fun..felt a little sorry for dad out in the non-AC camper fishing…lol.

What you might have missed on my blog

Books I have added


Broken Promise sorcerer_front mech.indd


Audiobook reviews:


Just got these today! Can’t wait to give them a try! Thanks Tantor Audio

Books bought:

Any Given Doomsday Heart of Evil Widow Saint's Gate CORE trilogy


Bought audio:

Hearts of evil


So after reading Phantom Evil and loving it I had to grab the second book in the Krewe of Hunters series and then Felicia from the Geeky Blogger Book Blog told me that I really need to try the audio. So since it was only a few dollars to add audio I did. 🙂


The Obituary Society Firstborn bound by duty

Books read last week

phantomevil trouble is a friend zombie in love The walled Flower

Currently reading

Deception Reluctant Midwife Caught dead Handed

What might be up next

They Call Me Alexandra Gastone Cuba Undercover Good Rake Hard Find Huckleberry Hill

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38 responses to “The Week In Review #46

  1. For some reason the link on my blog took me to last week’s post but I eventually found you!!!

    Keen to hear what you think of the new Linwood Barclay!

    Glad you got a bit of time alone last week!

    • Stormi

      Sorry about that, I think I had that link out next to my other one making sure I put the right books in the I bet I grabbed it instead of the new one, glad you still found me. 🙂

    • Stormi

      Thanks for stopping by, I hope I like Any Given Doomsday but sounds like it must not have been good enough to

  2. I wish my husband would take the kids fishing for a weekend, that would be so lovely 🙂 I know what you mean sometimes it’s just nice to have a break people.

    So it’s 105 by you that means no weeding this week 😉 I left my garden for the weekend and had the girl downstairs water it, I would bet you she never did, I am praying it’s not dead when we get home.

    You got a lot of books, I hope you enjoy them all!

    Have a great week, Stormi! Happy Reading! oxox

    • Stormi

      Trouble is a Friend of Mine was a cute YA mystery with a bit of a Sherlock Holmes type character. A nice light read.

  3. It has been hot here too! My large fern is burning up, so I’m moving it indoors. I don’t water until after dark, but the heat is still taking its toll.

    And here’s to you – sometimes it’s nice to just be a little lazy. I felt the same way this past week. 🙂

    • Stormi

      Yeah, giving a try, wasn’t sure how to work it at first but I figured it out…lol. This was a test run! 🙂

  4. Everybody needs a break sometimes. 105 ? Yikes. that is hot. We’re not that bad but it’s been pushing 90’s, and it’s close today. Gonna be hot all week.

    You got a ton of new books, hope they’re all good!

    • Stormi

      Yes, very hot. I have to bring my big dogs from outside in, but they do pretty good. 🙂 I hope all the books are good too! 🙂

  5. Broken Promise went to a lot of bloggers last week. 🙂 It looks good.

    I imagine your father enjoyed the time away as much as you did. Pity you weren’t able to get more reading done but sometimes a break from reading is good too.

    The Krewe books are good, especially the more recent ones. 🙂

    • Stormi

      I really enjoyed the first one so I can’t wait to get to all the other Krewe of Hunters books! 🙂

  6. Everyone is getting Sorcerer to the Crown!!! I must investigate this right now 🙂 You got The Veil, too!!!!!! That’s awesome!!!! I wanted that one AND you got it in audio – fabulousness! I didn’t know Tantor sent actual physical discs! That’s cool!

    It’s nice just to be in the “quiet” of an empty house for a while…

    • Stormi

      Yeah, I noticed a lot of people have Sorcerer of the Crown Yeah, I am excited about The Veil and Tantor usually does mostly downloads so I am surprised that the last two hauls from there have been MP3s. 🙂

  7. Another Heather Graham book. You are tearing through them! Our weather is very similar. I try to swim in the early evening and early morning and hide in the AC in between. LOL Enjoy your alone time:)

    • Stormi

      Yeah, I really liked the first book so I couldn’t help but grab I wish I had a pool to swim in. 🙂

  8. I’ll be interested to hear what you think of the Heather Graham audio. I tried one and while I really liked it it was abridged so I spent the whole time obsessing about what they could possibly be leaving out. I’d like to retry it. I definitely understand what you mean about your dad. I have a similar issue with my mother. Thankfully I don’t live with her so we get along a lot better now and when she’s driving me crazy I can avoid a phone call or two. I can also sympathize with you about your garden. Mine is looking so sad and it won’t cool down enough for the tomatoes to ripen! Have a great week!

    • Stormi

      I can’t wait to get to the Heather Graham book! I am told I will be crushing on the we shall The house is in my name now that Dad has retired so I am kind of stuck with Oh well, it’s not that bad. 🙂

  9. My mother-in-law lives with us so I understand how you feel. She’ll be gone for a month so it is a nice break! I need to catch up on Heather Graham’s books, they all look good. Have a great week!

    • Stormi

      Oh that will be a nice break. I am enjoying the Heather Graham books, not sure what took me so

  10. Oh yeah, I understand that. I mean, I love my son, but it really is like a vacation when he leaves for a few days. But he’s getting older now to where he’ll move out, an then I’ll want him back. lol. I want to start the Krewe of Hunters series too. Maybe I should look into the audio.

    • Stormi

      Yeah, some times we needs a If you start KoH I hope you like it too! 🙂 I was told I would have a narrator crush on the guy who does the

  11. I downloaded Bound by Duty and splurged on the audiobook since it was so cheap. I’ve been listening to audiobooks more and more on my drives to work. I don’t have a stockpile of them like I do physical and eBooks. Our library selection isn’t so great.

    Have a good week, Stormi,

    Terri M., the Director
    Second Run Reviews

    • Stormi

      I have been listening to a lot of audios lately and I really need to be reading my books, especially the review Just on an audio I hope you enjoy your new one. 🙂

  12. Wonderful book haul! Have fun reading them! I feel for your pain with the dying garden. California has been in a drought for over two years, and everyone’s plants are dying. The state is even paying people to rip up their yards to plant desert friendly plants. I hope you can figure out how to save your plants!

  13. Sometimes it’s nice to have a break even from our nearest and dearest…

    Great book haul! I recently tried Heather Graham’s Krewe of Hunters series for the first time and I can tell I’m in trouble. LOL! I have two that I’ve picked up on sale, including book #1, but it’s going to cost me a bundle to get through all of them – but I really liked the most recent one (not yet out) so yes, I’m going to have to read the rest. 🙂

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