Weekly Update #170, Sick Again, Bees, and Reading...


Welcome to my Weekly Update where I post my blog's schedule for the week! I'm linking up to The Sunday Post, hosted by Kimba @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer, as well as to Tynga's Reviews for Stacking the Shelves and Talk Supe for Bought, Borrowed, and Bagged showcasing the books I added to my shelves or Kindle this week.

So all the kids caught colds a week ago and this week I caught it. It seems that we're just in for being sick quite a bit this year. However, I'm hoping by Monday I'll be feeling much better.

We also had to deal with some bees trying to relocate to the front of our house this week. It was crazy having to skirt through the backyard to avoid them and hear all the buzzing. We didn't want to kill them, but it's crazy expensive to have them removed, so we tried a natural remedy that actually doesn't hurt them and it got them to move on. I wish I would have gotten a picture of them swarming in a ball as they flew together down the street. They are amazing insects, but not safe to be that close to us, especially the kids.

I have gotten quite a bit of reading done, which I'm happy about. I'm judging for the INSPY's this year and have about 20 pages left before I've finished the reading for it. It's such an honor to get to be a part of it. I'm curious which book will end up winning. And with that, here's what to expect on the blog this week...

The Christ-Centered Home: Inviting Jesus InRace Girl (The Go Girls Chronicles, #3)Genesis Girl (Blank Slate, #1)
WillowkeepCargo (The Reservation Trilogy, #1)Memories of Ash (The Sunbolt Chronicles, #2)Future Shock

Still need to review these (they're patiently waiting for me):
Sweet & Sassy Anthology: Sand and KissesThe Unknown Sun (The Destiny Series Book 1)In the Shadow of the Dragon King
The Immortal Crown (Saga of Kings, #1)Gypsies, Tramps and WeeiaLove is Come (Power of the Matchmaker)PULSE (Pulse Effex, # 1)
Proposals and PoisonThe Fairest PoisonSpring in Hyde ParkTaylor Lynne (The Women of Merryton, #2)

I did get a few, but will share next week.

There are a couple of giveaways going on right now. Check them out:
debut author hop

Dena over at Batch of Books and I are hosting a read-along in July for Kiersten White's And I Darken and you're welcome to join us. The author will be stopping in and the publisher will be sponsoring a giveaway, so it should be very fun! Get your ARC ready or pre-order the book, or just follow our reading. You can check out the official announcement here:
Let me know what's going on with you...

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