Saturday, March 18, 2017

Sunday Post/Mailbox Monday 3/19/17

Sunday Post

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted at Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

Mailbox Monday is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came in their mailbox during the last week. Warning: Mailbox Monday can lead to envy, toppling TBR piles and humongous wish lists.

Last week on the blog

This week on the blog

  • Release Blitz + Review for Waiting to Breathe by Alyson Reynolds
  • Reviews for a couple books on my TBR
  • Book Blogger Hop
  • Possibly a new meme I'm thinking of creating

books in my mailbox
Bought (Kindle)

Bought (Paperback/Hardback)
Signed copies of SlammedLosing Hope, and Point of Retreat by Colleen Hoover

A friend got me Change of Heart and Right Place, Right Time by Jennifer L Allen signed at a signing she went to recently


For Review
Thank you to Netgalley, the publisher, and the author for providing review copies of these books!

Life update
I haven't really told anyone this since I'm a pretty private person, but I've been making changes to work towards losing weight and getting healthy.  I've lost 22 pounds over the last couple months.  I go back to my doctor on Tuesday so I'll have an update then on if I've lost any more since my last appointment two months ago.  I'm starting to notice a difference in the way my clothes fit and in the way I look, so that's really exciting.  I have more energy and I don't get tired as fast as I used to.  I just have to remember to be patient, because it's a slow process. I'm excited to see where these next few months take me.  

I decided to redo the shelves for my signed books last night.  I really like how they turned out.  What do you think?

This is the top shelf with signed books by Adriana Locke, RC Boldt, Elisabeth Grace, Faith Andrews, and Allie Able.  I have 2 mugs with book covers by RC Boldt.  You'll have to ignore the little Chick-fil-A cow.  My son thought it would be cute to add that, haha.  :)  I also have a star jar inspired by Colleen Hoover's book Slammed.

This is the middle shelf and has signed books by Stacey Lewis, Cambria Hebert, B.A Wolfe, Rebecca Yarros, Molly E. Lee, and Jennifer L Allen.  I have the Bookworm Box squishy book, a Romeo & Rimmel Valentine's Day card and the Bath&Body Works #Hashtag inspired sanitizer.  On the end is a Best Book B*tches glass that was a gift from a book friend.

The third shelf is my signed Colleen Hoover shelf.  I'm only missing one of her books.  There is a Slammed inspired keychain and another star jar, both made by the wonderful Jenn at Bookish Crafts by Jenn.

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