The Sunday Post AKA What’s On My (Mostly Virtual) Nightstand 5-12-13

Sunday PostHappy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there!

And welcome to the middle of May. Thank goodness the temperature has dropped back to Seattle normal, in the mid-60’s

This is our first Spring/Summer in Seattle. Apartments (and houses) do NOT have air conditioning here. Everyone says we don’t need it. Except last week, when Seattle and Phoenix were the two hottest cities in the continental US. And we DID.

Dead Every After by Charlaine HarrisIn book news, the Sookie Stackhouse series is over. I read Dead Ever After this week. I wasn’t planning to buy a copy, because the last few books weren’t all that fantastic, but then I read the screaming fits that people were having, and I decided not to wait.

The book is fair game. It’s entertainment, and it’s out there to be reviewed. (My review will be posted on Monday at Book Lovers Inc.) Some of the comments about egging Charlaine Harris’ house, and worse, seem one stake too far. (And no, we are not related.)

Bare It All by Lori FosterWinner Announcements:

Gina L. Maxwell Rules of Entanglement/Seducing Cinderella Swag Pack: Shelley Summers
Autographed copy of The Forever Knight by John Marco: Shelley Summers
The Magic Circle by Jenny Davidson: Erin Fender

Giveaways currently open:

Bare It All by Lori Foster (print copy/US only)
His Southern Temptation by Robin Covington (ebook copy/INT)

Wicked as She Wants by Delilah S. DawsonThis week’s recap:

B Review: The Peculiar Pets of Miss Pleasance by Delilah S. Dawson
A- Review: Wicked As She Wants by Delilah S. Dawson
B+ Review: Bare It All by Lori Foster
Q&A with Author Lori Foster + Giveaway
B+ Review: Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Interview with Author Robin Covington + Giveaway
C+ Review: Back on Track by Donna Cummings
Stacking the Shelves (44)

I’m going to try something different this week. Up til now, I’ve been listing the previous week’s posts (see above) and then burbling about the upcoming week’s posts. This time I’ll list the upcoming week. (It’s not as if I don’t know ;-)) Please let me know what you think in the comments.

The World's Strongest Librarian by Josh HanagarneReview: The Human Division by John Scalzi
Review: The Right Bride by Jennifer Ryan
Review: The Roots of Betrayal by James Forester (blog tour)
Review: Wife in Name Only by Hayson Manning
Review: The World’s Strongest Librarian by Josh Hanagarne (author tour)

Josh Hanagarne will be in Seattle for his book tour next weekend, which is kind of cool. The title is not a joke, Josh really IS a librarian.

What are you looking forward to this week?

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