BEA'S BOOK NOOK "I can't imagine a man really enjoying a book and reading it only once." C. S. Lewis “If one cannot enjoy reading a book over and over again, there is no use in reading it at all.” ― Oscar Wilde

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Sunday Post #73


 I'm participating in The Sunday Post, hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer; Showcase Sunday hosted by Books, Biscuits and Tea; Stacking the Shelves, hosted by Tynga's Reviews, and Library Loot co-hosted by The Captive Reader and Silly Little Mischief that encourages bloggers to share the books they’ve checked out from the library. All of these memes give book bloggers the chance to share print and digital books they've received, and posts and events at their blogs.

It never ceases to amaze me how a 4 day work week can feel as long or longer than a regular 5 day week. The frigid bitter weather has not helped but it's made for good reading time on the couch, curled up with Goof and some cocoa. Next month, I'll be reading and reviewing mostly books that I've won or was gifted so reviews will be all over the place. :D Tomorrow, I have a review of The Last Savanna by Mike Bond and I'm giving away a fantastic adventurer's kit of camping and survival items. Stop by and enter!

The Week In Review


News: Arisia 2014

Odd, interesting, or funny search phrases leading to the blog: "brave: ultimate target challenge" - no idea; "calm baby, calm mama interview" - it was a review actually, not an interview; "bea bea boo" - LOL, and the still popular "threesome" and "how to catch a cat"




I also bought a cover/stand for my Kindle Fire; it's quite handy and sturdy. The stand works both vertically and horizontally.



Review Consideration

Kindle Freebies 

Did you add any books to your shelves or e-readers last week? Leave a link to your Sunday Post so I can visit you during the week.

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  1. Aw, at least Goof is keeping you warm! Oh, I considered that kind of cover for my kindle, but went with something different. I don't really like it though. Maybe I'll try that one instead. Nice haul, Bea!

  2. I've never seen these books before. I hope you can stop by mine.

  3. You had a very busy week ! Love your kindle cover/stand ;)

  4. Meh for freezing weather and yay for Sins of The Demons, Bea! :) Hope you enjoy your week of non-review reads. It's such a great idea, that I will have to steal it! :)

  5. What a neat cover for your Kindle Fire. It has been so cold here too, I don't even want to go out and check the mail. Enjoy all the new books. :)

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's Sunday Post

  6. That is stinkin' amazing!!! Your Kindle stand/cover rocks!! Thanks for sharing... I'm going to want amazing for my iPad now and I'll never find it :(

    I was thinking about Fighting for Irish but I'm so buried in review books I thought I'd just buy it and get to it later :D That's awesome you're knocking out your TBR and gift books next month - I like reviews all over the place!!!!

    Stay warm and cozy!! I hope this week goes by "faster"!!!
    My Sunday Post

  7. Another great haul, Bea! Lots of hot reads from the look of the covers.

    My Sunday post:

  8. I love that cover/stand! I need one for my Fire. :) Sins of the Demon looks interesting. Enjoy your books! :)

  9. I like the look of that Kindle stand...sometimes I want to free my hands, and that looks good.

    Enjoy your reads...and your cuddles with Goof. The cocoa sounds like a nice addition to the reading corner.


  10. Oooh I like your Kindle Cover/Stand. It's really nice. You got some excellent books this week. Come visit me as well.

    Books of Love

  11. Nothing Personal looks good, hope you enjoy

  12. I really have to get caught up in the Kara Gillian series by Diana Rowland and that Kindle stand is so neat! I haven't seen one like it before :)

    Kimberly @ Turning the Page

  13. Cool Kindle stand! Is that the one they call "Origami"? And yay for reviewing books that you've been given or have one - it's nice to take a break from almost-solid review copy reading. (I'm planning to do that in March - read stuff from my TBR pile.) Enjoy your week, and I hope the work week goes better.

  14. That kindle cover is awesome! You have a super cute blog!
    Missie @ A Flurry of Ponderings

  15. Oh, I've not seen this Kindle Stand before, though I do have a Kindle Paperwhite.

  16. That's a nifty cover stand for you Kindle. I have one, but it's not that clever!
    Diana @ Book of Secrets

  17. Wow Bea! I love the cover for you Kindle! You've picked up some great books! Enjoy!

    Here's My Weekly Wrap-Up!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  18. I love the cover/stand for your Kindle. Very nice!

    Have a great week!

  19. That is a cool stand for your Kindle. I need something like that. I am glad to hear you have snuggled up and been reading during all your cold weather. Awesome that you are getting around to reading all the books you have won!

  20. Great haul. I LOVE that stand for the Kindle, I really want one. I hope you enjoy your books :) My STS.

  21. That is such a cool tablet stand! I should get one myself!

    Sorry my check in is late, been busy with stuff and I'm just now catchin up with the blog. I hope you enjoy Haunted on Bourbon St, I read that a long time ago and loved it.


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