The Sunday Post and Stacking the Shelves–Busy, Busy, Busy!

 

The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba of The Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  This is a weekly meme where we can share news of the week and highlight new books received.

I’ve had a busy week!  Last weekend, Dean and I took a mini-vacation.  We went to Columbus to visit the zoo, the Olentangy Caverns, and one of the Metro Parks, where we saw real, live, wild Bald Eagles.  We also stopped at Coon’s Candy, which I drive by every time I go to a horse show in Columbus, but I have never had the time to stop before.  We had a really good time.  I tried to embed the “story” of the trip that Google+ built from pictures I took with my phone, but the service is so worthless I can’t find the embed link option.  Sigh.

Tuesday night I had to take Poppy to the vet. I discovered to my dismay that she had developed an ear infection the night before we were leaving on our trip.  A frantic call to the vet yielded an ointment to squeeze into her beet-red ear, which the kennel staff kindly took care of in our absence.  Her ear was still very red Tuesday night, so we went home with a medication for pain and inflammation, as well as instructions to continue with the ointment for another 10 days.  We have a recheck next weekend – hopefully the infection will cleared up by then, because it’s upsetting seeing how uncomfortable she has been.

Wednesday night after work there was a local open horse show, and I decided to take Pixie.  I have been a little nervous to take her to an outside show because she can be so jumpy, but she was really good!  Just a few bobbles, and I’m pleased with how well she did.  We had a 2nd, 4th, and 5th place in fairly large classes.  The bugs were bothering her by the last class, but overall, we both had a good time.  I am looking forward to more of these smaller shows next summer.

And that’s my week!  I was exhausted Thursday because I was out way past my bedtime because of the horse show, so I have just been lounging around this weekend.  I guess I’m due a break after the busy week.

How was your 4th of July weekend?  Did you do anything special?

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Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews to share new additions to our library.  Click here to learn more about it.

New Arrivals at the Café:

This is two weeks of books


Poison Promise  (This is a finished copy – I will be giving it away in a few weeks)

The Game and the Governess

The Return of the Discontinued Man

The Pearl That Broke its Shell (1.99 for the Kindle – this looked different, so I bit at the price)

The Honeymoon Trap (.99 for the Kindle, and since I love Kelly Hunter’s writing, I snapped it up)

I Adored a Lord

Falling for Max

Across the Line

Dangerous Calling

When I Fall

Taking it All (I’ll have a copy of this to give away, so check back next weekend!)

Black Dog

Zomburbia (I couldn’t resist – zombies!)

Generation 18

Falling for the Pirate

Heart of Dread: Frozen

Maplecroft

Ringworld Graphic Novel

Winning Ruby Heart (A sports scandal – I couldn’t resist this one, either)

The Texas Twins (I think the cover is so cute!)

Maverick for Hire

Captured by the Sheikh

Breaking All Her Rules  (Maisey Yates is one of my favorite HQN authors)

Marine for Hire

A great big thanks to the publishers for their continued support!

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6 thoughts on “The Sunday Post and Stacking the Shelves–Busy, Busy, Busy!

  • July 13, 2014 at 8:48 am
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    Looks like you had a good week. Sorry your pup is feeling bad. Husband and I want to get a new dog but the timing isnt right yet. Enjoy your new books.

    SP & STS
    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  • July 13, 2014 at 1:31 pm
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    @Sandy – Aww – I hope the timing improves, because there is nothing as special as puppy kisses and tail wags!

    Thanks for stopping by!

  • July 13, 2014 at 1:32 pm
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    @Steph – I haven’t read any Estep’s books yet, so I was happy to receive an ARC of Poison Promise.

    Have a great weekend and thanks for stopping by!

  • July 13, 2014 at 1:33 pm
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    @Katherine – I think her ear is well on the way to recovery :) Thank you!

    Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the weekend!

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