Sunday, July 13, 2014

Books Interrupted

Grocery shopping is done.  Other errands are done.  A short story and a book read and another book started in the last two days.  It has been a productive weekend.

I saved over $50 in coupons and shopping sale items.  This is always a bonus.  As we were checking out at Woodman's I was freaking out a bit as my total was significantly higher than I wanted.  I just kept saying to myself - I have coupons.  Two of my coupons were $5 each so I knew it would come down a lot.  By the time we were done the total was back down in the range of where I expected it to be.

Friday night I started a book.  I told Vicki I wanted something light and magical to read.  I grabbed the list she gave me and started going through it and she said - read that series.  The first pages I was seriously annoyed and disappointed.  The book opens with a woman being dragged from a dungeon to go to her death.  This is not light and magical - in fact probably the opposite.  I kept reading though.  At 11:00 I said to myself okay I need to go to sleep because I have to be up for a lot of things tomorrow.

At 1:30 I glanced at the clock and said my favorite curse word because I truly didn't realize it was that late.  I looked at the table of contents in the book because quite frankly I was tempted to keep reading if there wasn't that much left.  I still had ten chapters to read.  I forced myself to stop reading (very reluctantly) and go to sleep.

I was a bit groggy and grumpy yesterday but we still got all of our errands run.  I also finished reading Poison Study by Mary Snyder.  Last night I read Assassin Study and started reading Fire Study.  I honestly didn't want to put that book down either but at 1:00 I did so I could function today.  There is one more after this one and I think Vicki said a couple of short stories too.

Vicki gave me a several page list of books to read and I'm working my way through them.  I've not been disappointed yet.  I've not had a chance to listen to Magic in the Wind by Christine Feehan because people have either wanted to talk to me while I'm driving or they have been in the car with me.  I guess I'll be patient and listen to those on Monday when I go back to work.

If you are looking for a steamy thriller romance - check out Secret Past.  It is on sale on Smashwords.com right now for 25% off along with Moments in Nature and Moon Affirmations!


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