The Week In Review #160

Posted October 8, 2017 by Stormi in Memes / 13 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? ย 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.

Well, I think it’s fall but not sure cause our leaves are not changing very much and when they do they are just brown. ๐Ÿ™ I some times think I need to plant some trees that produce pretty fall colors just so I can have them. The weather here is not to sure it’s fall either as it’s been in the 80’s a lot and even after the rain we had it’s still feels pretty warm. I don’t mind. ๐Ÿ™‚

So in my photoshop class we took a break from face swapping for an Art Deco type project and here is my finished project minus the quote we are suppose to put in as we haven’t done that part yet. I think we will do that on Monday. I am sure we will start working on the posters that we are suppose to make that will contain our face swapped pictures this week as well. Not a fan of face swapping…lol. ๐Ÿ™‚

Other than that not much to chat about so on to the good stuff! ๐Ÿ™‚

What you might have missed on my blog

Books I have added


Grabbed up some spooky themed graphic novels. I am going to do the Dewey’s 24 hour read-a-thon and I want to feel accomplished so I thought these would go great with that and with the season. Though one is a christmasy one it does have an evil force a brewing. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  • Northstars –ย Join us for the magical adventures of Holly, the daughter of Santa Claus, and Frostina, a Yeti Princess, as they explore the mystical wonders of the land of Polaris. Doesn’t that just sound fun!
  • The Ghost of Gaudi –ย Someone is committing barbarous murders throughout Barcelona, focusing on locations designed by renowned visionary architect Antoni Gaudi. Murder mystery! I’m in!
  • Cutter –ย What if that kid you and your friends picked on in your youth came back with a vengeance…to kill you and your friends? Oooh, sounds cool! ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Redneck –ย The Bowmans are VAMPIRES who have quietly run the local barbecue joint in their small town for years, living off cow’s blood. Their peaceful coexistence ends as generations of hate, fear and bad blood bubble to the surface–making it impossible to separate man from monster! Just look at that cover! Sounds so cool!
  • Nancy Drew and The Hardy Boys: The Big Lie –ย When the teenage brothers Frank and Joe Hardy are accused of the murder of their father โ€“ a detective in the small resort town of Bayport โ€“ they must team up with the femme fatale nancy drew to prove their innocence (and find the real guilty party in the process) in a twisting, hard-boiled tale, complete with double-crosses, deceit and dames. This isn’t the Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys you might be use too…lol. They are a little more updated…lol. ๐Ÿ™‚ (Actually already started this one and I am liking it so far.)

Audiobooks for review

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  • Treble at the Jam Fest – Now I am two books behind in this series…lol. (that is not to bad actually.) ๐Ÿ™‚ I like this series and this is book four.
  • Eclair and Present Danger – Just love this title! I have read another series by her so I am exited to getto this one. Yes, this is a first in series but it was put on my audio review list way before my ban on new series, so that is okay. ๐Ÿ™‚
  • Death by Coffee – It’s a first in series but I have had this book and one of the others on my netgalley list for a while so thought why not get the audio and then I can knock it off that list and get this series started…lol. Not great logic but you know…lol.

Books read last week


  • Tightening the Threads – I really enjoy this series about a bunch of needlepointers and of course murder. ๐Ÿ™‚ Book 5 in the Mainely Needlepoint mystery series.
  • Play That Funky Music White Koi – If you want a series that is just laugh out loud funny and not to be taken real serious then this is it! I really enjoyed this one! Second book in the Lemon Layne mystery series.

Currently reading

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  • A Deadly Eclair – First in the French Bistro mystery series. Mimi is a suspect in the death of her benefactor when she finds out he has forgiven all her debts upon his death. I am enjoying it so far, I mean…foodie theme…Eclairs…what is not to like!
  • Rosemary’s Baby – I am buddy reading this with Barb from Booker T’s Farm and I am 40% into in and I can see where it’s headed and while not real spooky right at the moment, it is kind of creepy. Perfect read for this time of year.
  • Halloween in Paradise – You have seen a lot of these on my blog lately as I am trying real hard to catch up with series. Figured this was the perfect time to dive back in with this one being Halloween themed. ๐Ÿ™‚ I really like this series they are short reads/listens with a really good mystery. (thought I was caught up as I only have one more left and then I got my list from tantor audio on books I could request and low and behold there was another one on there and well I had to have it…lol) I will finish this today.

What might be up next


  • The Breathless – Sticking with a bit of a spooky theme I want to get into this gothic YA novel and hope it’s a good one!
  • Luck and Judgement – Another series I am striving to catch up on! (I have way to many series going…sighs) #bookishproblems.

How was your week? What did you get?

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13 responses to “The Week In Review #160

  1. PSST! You said look at your project but you don’t have a picture up! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    I love the graphic novels especially the Christmas one. You will have fun with the dewey, just ignore everyone and read. Even Audiobooks count so you can totally listen to something while you are doing other things.

    I think you are doing fine with the project. It’s not easy but you will get the hang of it! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Have a great week, Stormi! Happy Reading! ox

    • Stormi

      Ha ha, I knew there was something missing! Fixed it! ๐Ÿ™‚

      I always get off to a late start with Dewey and I hope I can just stay home and read but nobody here understands my need to read.

  2. I know what you mean about the weather. The calendar says fall but sometimes it feels like it’s still summer.

    All those cozies look good and I have most of them waiting for me too. Hope you have a great week!

  3. We’ve had a bit of 80’s too, it’s mostly the mornings/ evenings that have been cool. I know it won’t last though. I don’t know about your colors but you can have some of my fallen leaves lol. I gotta rake the mess! ๐Ÿ™‚

    Northstars looks great, and so does The Big Lie. Nice to see Nancy and the Hardy Boys get updated for the times maybe?

  4. I think I would enjoy the art deco more too. Ohio can’t decide if it is Fall or Summer. So far this week, it as been Fall. We will see how long it stays. Most of my leaves haven’t turned yet. I do have some that turn pretty colors. I really like them. Have a great week.

  5. Yeah, almost 90 here and its so humid you feel like you’re trying to breath under water.. Still, I’ll take that over winter. LOL
    Great bunch of books, Stormi. The Breathless is on my list and a couple others look promising too. Sorry so late visiting. The hurricane blew through and internet was out Sunday.

  6. Your art deco project looks fabulous! All the clean lines, and the color, really make it stand out. We have 90s weather here still, and I’ve been wondering what the fall situation is. We are supposed to have a cold front tonight…so tomorrow will just be in the 80s with that cold front. I don’t think it’s going to be a true cold front, only a temperature drop.

  7. I love your art deco project! It’s gorgeous! I can see why you wouldn’t like face swapping. I think that’d drive me crazy as well. I really need to get caught up on the Mainely Needlepointers series. I really like it but somehow got a few books behind – not that that’s stopped me from requesting them! Our fall colors aren’t particularly great here either. I think we don’t get enough cooler temps so the dying process of the leaves is really sped up. Have a great week!

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