Slow and Steady, it’s my new normal, except this week, this week was crazy ~ WIR & SP

Posted August 26, 2018 by Michelle in Uncategorized / 17 Comments

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Blogging, Bookish & Real Life  News:

  • Organizing post and writing down some details of things I want to do. It’s been a busy week so I wasn’t able to get much blog stuff done but I am ok with that, I should have stuff soon after labor day.
  • COYER Ends this week and it’s been so great. I didn’t really participate as much as I wanted but I still didn’t do too bad. I have the last twitter party today at 4pm est. If you are around twitter stop by and get some hints about what we plan to do for Winter COYER! 🙂
  • Busy week last week – cheerleading, dentist, birthday, packing, lawyer and cheerleading.
  • The Kittens celebrated their first birthday on Thursday! They got lots of toys and a scratching post. They got extra love and kisses and I am pretty sure they didn’t want any of that just the toys. 🙂
  • The kids are spending their last week of freedom at the shore house with my parents. I will be heading back down again on Thursday for the last time this summer. I am sort of happy about it and sad, happy because I love the routine and sad because I love it down there.
  • You might have noticed Lawyer above, it’s all good, its something that I had talked about a couple months ago and finally we are almost done. Next month we get a fresh start and are looking forward to it. We are told that it was the best thing for us to do and the right decision for us. I have no regrets and glad we finally took a step to getting in a better place. (this has a lot to do with all my depression and disappearing)
  • Saturday we spent the day in this cute little place called Smithville. I found the best tea shop and got some loose tea that I plan to make iced tea with. While I was walking around I had an delicious Zombie Blood Orange Iced Tea, It was so good I went back and got another one. 🙂
  • Design work is keeping me very busy and I am going to show you the cover I was working on from last week, I think I mentioned it. I think it came out great and the book is currently available for purchase, I have heard really great things about it. You can find the info HERE

I was contacted by a company that sells some pretty cool shirts and bags. If you want to purchase anything you can use my promo code MYLIMABEANDESIGNS20 which is good for 20% off anything in the store, no minimum, and can be used unlimited times, I love bags so I see a few I want to get. https://literarybookgifts.com

Last Week on the Blog:

What you might see this week:

  • Coming soon in September

(Read, Currently Reading & Next)

The Curse of the Gods might be one of my favorite series and I know they have two more books but so far I am seriously loving them. Trickery is my first 5 star review this year, the rest of the series is coming in as a 4 but still amazing just a few slow spots. The Looking Glass Wars is soooo good but just haven’t had time to get back into it, I am hoping to get a few chapters read this weekend.

What I grabbed

If you haven’t grabbed the Realms and Rebels yet you must, it’s 22 Reverse Harem stories and it’s only 99¢, it’s an awesome deal not sure how long it’s going to last at that price so make sure to snatch it up now.

The owl crate Jr this month is actually one I wanted to read but my daughter is currently reading it. The Owl Crate box for me had a book in it that I already had but I might give the other one I have away. It happens like that sometimes if you have more than one book box at the same time.

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So tell me what have you been reading and up to this week?

Hope you all have a fantastic week!!!

Happy Reading

ox

About Michelle

I am a mom to two pretty amazing kids, three pretty cute fluffy children and a wife to one adorable husband. I am a gamer, reader and a graphic designer with 20 years experience. I recently started my own business "Limabean Designs" to help other bloggers, authors and anyone else create amazing things that they would be proud to show off. I have been reading since forever and started blogging because I love sharing all the awesome books this world has to offer. I am also the co-host for the COYER Challenge, Reading Assignment Challenge, Author Luv, Bloggiesta and the Bookish Resolutions Challenge. I try to create a warm welcoming environment on my blog where authors, readers, and bloggers will have a great time. Let’s chat books, games, blogging, recipes, design, or family over a cup of coffee and a glass of wine!

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17 responses to “Slow and Steady, it’s my new normal, except this week, this week was crazy ~ WIR & SP

  1. This was a busy week for you.
    Happy Birthday to the kitties.
    It sounds like the trip to the lawyer provided good advise even if it wasn’t easy.
    Tea shops can be a nice treat.
    Your cover design is very good.
    I am eyeing The Looking Glass Wars and Nightbooks. (You might want to link up to Mailbox Monday too.)
    Happy Reading!

  2. I saw the cover before I read the note that it was your design and I thought “Oh I love that cover!” It’s gorgeous. I hope everything is going okay. Anything with a lawyer is always challenging but frequently once it’s all said and done it’s the start of something better. I love the totes – I’ll have to check out the store. I do love bookish fun stuff! Hope you’re having a great week!

    • Thank you, I’m looking forward to doing the next two in the series and the author is wonderful. Going to be a great book to read. I’ll be grabbing it soon 🙂

      The totes are so cute. I really want to get one too 🙂 the code never expires so that’s great!

  3. I hope you are doing well. Now I am curious about The Curse of the Gods. Is this historical fantasy? I got the Strange & Unusual Owlcrate box. The only thing I wanted was My Plain Jane! Anyway, I wasn’t thrilled with the other stuff. I guess I expected it to be about the book but it wasn’t, unfortunately. Oh well.

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  4. Wow- nice cover Michelle! Great job!!!! That’s pretty kickass. Yeah it’s kinda bittersweet, the end of summer- I’m totally ready for fall but it’s always a bummer when trips to the water and all that have to end. Summer flies…

    Glad you had a good week even if it was super busy!

    Those Curse of the Gods books look pretty awesome- I love that cover of Persuasion!