Weekly Update #180, in which I got a new phone...


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 I was all better from my cold this past week and ready to roll to get a bunch of stuff done and reading in, and then I got a new phone... 

My old phone was a Windows phone and was fairly old. Now I have this lovely and sleek Samsung Galaxy J7 (cheapest Galaxy they had) that is way more advanced and much funner. I think I spent like two hours just picking a theme. I went vintage. Then more hours on downloading apps and updating settings and selecting ringtones and notification tones and on and on... Then I played with it and moved my apps around my screen and all that. Plus, I had to shop for a cover and order a screen protector. Seriously. Who has time to spend on that stuff?!! Obviously I do. Although, other things suffered. Like I only read one and a half books last week. And after reading over seven the week before. 0.0 Now, I'm really ready to roll. At least until something else comes up, right? ;)

I do have to say that my new phone makes Instagram so much easier and I actually joined a bookish challenge this month (#FalltheBooks) and have been having a blast. Make sure you check out my posts! I will also be running a giveaway over there soon as I've reached 1,000 followers. Thank you!!

Here's what to expect this week:

King of the Friend Zone (Power of the Matchmaker)Labyrinth Lost (Brooklyn Brujas, #1)A Place for Miss Snow
Always You (A Magnolia Falls Novel)Slave Queen (An Omar Zagouri Thriller #3)

And I'm hoping to read and review these over the next two weeks:
The Orphan KeeperBounceThe OnesSaving the Marquise's Granddaughter

I added some lovely books to my shelves this week. Here they are:
Reclamation by Susan Adrienne Quintana - For Review
Southern Charmed by Melanie Jacobson - For Review
A Lady Unrivaled by Roseanna M. White - For Review
Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova - For Review
A Sister's Wish by Shelley Shepard Gray - For Review

These I grabbed for free for my Kindle (may no longer be free - I share most free ebooks that I grab on Facebook, so make sure you follow me there):
Love, Magic, Adrenaline!: A Bundle of 10 Breathtaking Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy Books by [Murray, Dean, Kyss, Anna, Quintenz, Jennifer, Boyce, S.M., Rich, Christie, Hildenbrand, Heather, Fenech, Selina, Minkman, Jen, Wylie, Morgan, Wright, Melissa]
vAlexis: Western Hearts Series by [Palmer, Kate]All's Fair in Love, War, and High School by [Rallison, Janette, Hill, C.J.]My Fairly Dangerous Godmother by [Rallison, Janette]

I grabbed these from NetGalley:
The Sky Between You and MeMy Unscripted LifeEvery Hidden ThingNemesis (Nemesis #1)
The Swan Riders (Prisoners of Peace, #2)The Sweetheart Racket (Brash & Brazen, #1)Black, White, Other: In Search of Nina ArmstrongThe Senator's Daughter (State of the Union #1)

There's just one giveaway going on right now:


I've posted the sign-up to my annual read-a-thon and we're just about a week away. Come and join me!



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