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.
Here’s an update for the past two weeks. First, I can’t believe it’s almost October. I leave for OKC and the Grand National Morgan Horse Show in a little less than two weeks. I am so looking forward to relaxing while watching the best Morgan horses in the country that are showcased in the competition.
I took the puppers to a private training lesson last week. Bumble was pulling me during our walks, and totally ignoring me. Rachel showed me some things to try with him, and I was AMAZED at how quickly and how well they worked. He still needs a lot of work, but when I took them to the park for our walkie, they were both much improved. I am so excited to work on some of his other trouble areas, especially how he reacts to other dogs. He gets so nervous and thinks that he has to protect his little pack from danger, and I don’t like him to be so stressed out. They go back for another lesson after OKC, but in the meantime, I will continue to work on improving his walking habits, and both of their listening skills. When I ask them to come to me, I need them to pay attention to me! Do any of you have problem areas with your dogs that you’d like to work on?
I also changed the template for the blog. I was tired of the old one, and I wanted something a little more whimsical and colorful. I’m not sure if this is the theme I’ll stick with, but I do like it. It just needs some tweaking, so I have to find time to work on that.
I haven’t even mentioned all of the drama drama drama surrounding GoodReads. They deleted user data with no advance notice, and no explanation. This bothers me. A lot. They were trusted to safeguard the hard work of their users, and they destroyed that trust. I don’t know that I will ever trust them again, and I am leery of posting anything there anymore. I am in the (long, long, long) process of moving my book collection over to BookLikes. As I get a better understanding of the site, I’ll share my experience using it.
How was your week?
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New Arrivals at the Café:
This is two weeks of books
A Cadence Creek Christmas by Donna Alward (Special thank to the author for sending this)
Sickness Unto Death Vol 1 by Hikaru Asada & Takashiro Seguchi
The Flowers of Evil Vol 7 Shuzo Oshimi
The Lost Planet by Rachel Searles
In Love With a Wicked Man by Liz Carlyle
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman (I love Neil Gaiman)
The Diamond Deep by Brenda Cooper
A Terrible Love by Marata Eros
Pop Manga by Camilla D’Errico and Stephen W Martin
Stealing Home by Jennifer Seasons (Free for Kindle)
Cold Spell by Jackson Pearce
Curtsies & Conspiracies: Finishing School Book the Second by Gail Carriger
Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong
Into the Still Blue by Veronica Rossi (SQUEEEEEEEE!!!!)
Barefoot in the Grass by Judith Arnold (.99 for the Kindle)
A great big thanks to the publishers for their continued support!
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