The Sunday Post AKA What’s on my (Mostly Virtual) Nightstand 11-1-15

Sunday Post

I’ll be waiting until midnight Saturday to finalize this post, so the winner of the Spooktacular Giveaway Hop can be added. I don’t know what I’d do without Rafflecopter, but it would probably be fugly. On my other hand, I’m starting to see giveaways powered with Giveaway Tools, and it looks pretty cool, too.

I’m going to be really curious this week to read Romantic Outlaws. It’s a dual biography of Mary Wollstonecraft and her famous daughter, Mary Shelley. I love the concept but I read The Determined Heart a couple of weeks ago, and it is also about Mary Shelley. The Determined Heart drove me bananas, so I’m really, really hoping that the author of Romantic Outlaws did it better. Much, much better.

I’ve been catching up with Sheila Roberts’ Life in Icicle Falls series in preparation for a blog tour review of the most recent book, Christmas on Candy Cane Lane. While I hadn’t forgotten how much fun the series is, they are terrific small town romances and I’m happy for the chance to visit. Also, Icicle Falls has snow in the winter, which is much better between the pages of a book than in real life. I’m glad it’s not something I have to look forward to in Atlanta.

escape velocity by jess anastasiCurrent Giveaways:

$25 Gift Card + Forever Your Earl (paperback) by Eva Leigh
Escape Velocity by Jess Anastasi (2 copies, ebook)

Winner Announcements:

The winner of The Determined Heart by Antoinette May is Nadine
The winner of the $10 Gift Card or Book in the Spooktacular Giveaway Hop is Rachel M.

cruz by anna hackettBlog Recap:

B+ Review: Damage Control by Jess Anastasi + Giveaway
B+ Review: The Lodge on Holly Road by Sheila Roberts
A- Review: Cruz by Anna Hackett
Spotlight/Excerpt: Scandal Takes the Stage by Eva Leigh + Giveaway
B Review: After Alice by Gregory Maguire
A- Review: Broadcast Hysteria by A. Brad Schwartz
Stacking the Shelves (158)




thrilling adventures of lovelace and babbage by sydney paduaComing Next Week:

The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage by Sydney Padua (review)
Hissing Cousins by Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer (review)
Romantic Outlaws by Charlotte Gordon (review)
A Wedding on Primrose Street by Sheila Roberts (review)
Breton Wolfe by Victoria Vane (review)

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2 thoughts on “The Sunday Post AKA What’s on my (Mostly Virtual) Nightstand 11-1-15

  1. I’ve been seeing giveaways with some other programs too, but I still prefer rafflecopter. It makes hosting giveaways so easy. I love a good small town romance. Have a great week!

  2. I use Giveaway Tools on my site. I like it quite a bit. I’ve never used Rafflecopter myself, but have hosted tours that use it. I have a giveaway going live next Friday if you want to check Giveaway Tools in out in action. 🙂

    Have a good week.

    Terri M., the Director
    Second Run Reviews

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