The Week In Review #62

Posted November 15, 2015 by Stormi in Memes / 26 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? Β 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.

Okay so nothing real exciting has happened this week at all. It was pretty boring…lol.

Blog news: Barb from Booker T’s FarmΒ and I are hosting the Cloak and Dagger Challenge for any one who loves crime novels it will contain anything in the mystery/suspense/thriller/crime genre. We are waiting on our graphic but will be posting a sign up soon! Hope some of you will join in with us so we don’t feel lonely…lol.

I am also cohosting with Lexxie from Unconventional Book View the 2016 New Release Challenge again. We got started a bit late with it last year and it was our first year so hopefully we do better this year and we had 22 people sign up last time so I hope we get that many this time if not more! The sign up for this one just went live today!

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And last but not least it’s getting close to Winter COYER time! I cohost this with two lovely ladies Berls from Fantasy is More Fun and Michelle from Because Reading! Sign up for this event is on the 21st! πŸ™‚

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What you might have missed on my blog

Books I have added

*hangs head in shame* I don’t know what happened with this week but OH MY, between the tempting emails about how this one Β is from the same author tempting me and just seeing books in a series that I have already read tempting me I failed really big time with the whole try not to get books from netgalley or edelweiss…sighs. Seems like the more I say I am not going to the more books I end up with. Book addiction. πŸ™‚ The bright side most of themΒ don’t have to be reviewed until next year. πŸ™‚

Netgalley/Edelweiss

Quiet NeighborsΒ BetrayalΒ doll's houseΒ Sutherland's SecretsΒ Northwood

The Art of Taming a RakeΒ Jack the RipperΒ Harrow County

See what I mean…oh boy…though most of them are series I am reading and two are graphics so those are quick reads…lol This is why I am going to sign up for the Blogger Shame Challenge that Anna at Herding Cats and Burning Soup is hosting…lol. πŸ™‚

  • Quiet Neighbors -seen that one on another blog and couldn’t help myself…lol.
  • Betrayal – book three in the Demon Hunters series!! So excited I love Reece Foxjohn so I am excited to read his story!
  • The Doll’s House – Book three in the Helen Grace series! They are pretty intense detective novels.
  • Sutherland’s Secret – got an email about this one and well…one word…Highlander…lol. Okay maybe another word..kilts. πŸ™‚
  • Northwood – Look at that cover and well I just recently read The Beast of Barcroft and this is by the same author. πŸ™‚
  • The Art of Taming a Rake – Legendary Lovers series – read all but the first one in this series. πŸ™‚
  • Jack the Ripper – graphic novel about the famous serial killer…had to check that out!
  • Harrow County – horror graphic novel and sounded cool…lol.

Books for Blog Tours:

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  • Hargrove House – haunted house need I say more…lol

Audiobook for review:Β 

Meet me in Scotland

  • Meet Me in Scotland -If your going to read a contemporary romance one set in Scotland is the way to go! I really enjoyed the first one!

Books read last week

Reluctant DuchessΒ PowerlessΒ Blue Hand MojoΒ the art of sinningΒ When the Smoke Clears

Wow, look at me I did well this week…lol. πŸ™‚

Currently reading

Happy HomicideΒ Β AllieHarrison_HargroveHouse_800Β murder on astor place

What might be up next

Now You See HerΒ Pop Goes the WeaselΒ  Meet me in Malmo

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26 responses to “The Week In Review #62

    • Stormi

      Yeah, I was a bit proud of myself…though one was a 32 page graphic novel…lol. I really enjoyed the first one in this series even though it’s contemporary romance and I don’t read a lot of those, but put it in Scotland and I am there…lol. πŸ™‚ Especially on audio she does the accent. πŸ™‚

  1. Cloak and Dagger sounds like a challenge I might do, I thought about that one last year. Should have too, since I read a fair amount of mysteries LOL.

    I was curious about Powerless, hope that was good. I’ll kee an eye out for your review.

    Have a nice week.

    • Stormi

      I do hope you will join us cause you did read some great mystery I seen them on your blog. πŸ™‚ Powerless was okay but not exactly what I was expecting. I sort of expected more survival and less political stuff.

  2. So I’m guessing Quiet Neighbors is the one that’s my fault? πŸ™‚ Hopefully it’s fantastic!

    Hargrove House looks really good. I can never resist a haunted house. Meet me in Scotland sounds lots of fun too. The Cloak and Dagger challenge sounds fun! I love a good crime novel. Have a great week!

    • Stormi

      You guessed right! πŸ™‚ I hope it’s good too it sounds so interesting. I am getting a lot of books for next year already…I so have to cut back so I hope I can. You did great with the empty haul. πŸ™‚

      I hope you will join our Cloak and Dagger challenge then, I am in such a mystery mood of late. πŸ™‚

    • Stormi

      I do hope you will join, it’s one I am sure I can finish as I have already acquired a lot of books for 2016 already…goodness!

  3. Wow that is a lot of great books you got this week. I’m looking away so I’m not tempted lol. I’ll be joining the New Release Challenge again. I went past my goal so I’ll increase it for next year. Have a great week!

    • Stormi

      Yes, look away or it will suck you in. That is my problem I don’t look away enough…lol. Glad to hear you will be joining the New Release Challenge. I had to up my goal for next year too as I read way more than I realized..lol.

  4. Oh I like the idea of a New Release reading challenge. Mostly I read new releases so that would be okay. I’ll have to check out the requirements!!!

    I actually missed Arlidge’s The Doll House (though have read the rest) so am keen to see what you think of it!

    • Stormi

      Well, three of them come from Kathy who post on my blog but most of the other stuff is me..lol. I do a lot of blogging ahead. πŸ™‚

  5. I really shouldn’t have, but I went to NetGalley and requested Quiet Neighbors. lol Did those graphic novels come from NetGalley also? I can’t get ADE to open books with ACSM so I’m giving up on them. It’s very frustrating. Grrrr!

    • Stormi

      Quiet Neighbors just looks so good so I hope it is! πŸ™‚ The Graphics I got were from Edelweiss and I didn’t have any problems opening them. They are from Dark Horse Publishing. I did have problems when I tried opening The Green River Killer and the publishers were really cool about sending me a download to my email. πŸ™‚

  6. Somebody opened those Netgalley invites. LOL Great bunch of books. I have one I might request as it’s the sequel to won I just got. I’ll check out those challenges. I’m looking to add a new one for next year.

    • Stormi

      Yes I did…lol. I get ones from the publisher though too saying…you liked this one..well the author has a new one coming out on netgalley now…it’s hard to resist…lol.

  7. You must read really fast! I am not familiar with any of your books although I think I have seen something about Pop Goes the Weasel. Enjoy your books and your week!

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