The Sunday Post ~sharing blog news and book haul

kimbacaffeinate Sunday Post 163 Comments

29th Sep

The Sunday Post ~ 23nd Edition

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

September is finally coming to an end, and tomorrow I will find myself one year older, but no worries because it is also the start of an exciting month on the blog. I will be having my first month long themed event called “Things that Go Bump in the Night” with great reviews, guest posts, and tons of awesome giveaways. I am also super excited about hosting my first read-a-thon on October 5th called Fraterfest. I hope you will stop by and join in all the fun. Have an awesome week and grab a pumpkin latte before you go visit all the lovely blogs below.

Last week on the blog I brought you:

This week on the blog look for:
  • Launch of Things That Go Bump in the Night
  • Ten by Gretchen McNeil (review-giveaway)
  • Darkness Rising by Lis Weihl (review-giveaway)
  • Beyond by Graham McNamee (review giveaway)
  • Fraterfest schedule and link-up for goals
  • Unfailing Light by Robin Bridges (review-giveaway)
  • The Hiding Place by David Bell (review-giveaway)
  • Pretty When She Dies by Rhiannon Frater (review-giveaway)
Around the Blogosphere: 

 A special shout-out to the Geeky Bloggers Book Blog for all the Blogger Support posts she has done, I think it is wonderful and encourage you to check out this awesome blogger and her blog. If you stop by tell her Kimba sent ya!



My Book Haul: 
For Review:
 
The Twelve by Justin Cronin
courtesy of Ballentine/Random House Books

Vengeance Bound by Justina Ireland
courtesy of Simon & Schuster

I received an ARC of The Bughouse Affair by Marcla Muller
and Bill Pronzini in the mail courtesy of Tor/Forge

Gifted:

All She Never Wanted by Adele Griffin
Romeo Redeemed by Stacey Jay
Flutter by Gina Linko
all courtesy of Random House Children’s

Unfailing Light by Robin Bridges
The Opposite of Hallelujah by Anna Jarzab
thanks to Random House Children’s

Velveteen by Daniel Marks
The FitzOsbornes At War by Michelle Cooper
courtesy of Random House Children’s

Bought or Download:

Be sure and stop in starting tomorrow for:


What is new in your world? 


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About Kimberly
Kimberly is a coffee loving book addict who reads everything fiction in YA, NA, and Adult. She's a self-professed Whovian, Supernatural, and Sherlock Holmes junkie, She enjoys sharing books, tips, recipes and hosting the Sunday Post. The coffee is always on and she is ready to chat...

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    Wow! Looks like you’re going to have a busy week!

    I’m curious how Justin Cronin’s The Twelve will be. The first was kind of weird for me. Maybe I just need to reread it but it seemed a little slow. My jury is still on debate with the second book, although I’d hate to leave it hanging where it did. I want to know what happens! LOL.. guess that’s my answer.

  45. karina

    I am dying to read Unfailing Light! Great haul, Kimba! I hope you enjoy all your wonderful books! :)

  46. Michelle

    I keep seeing Vengeance Bound a lot lately but I don’t know anything about it, the cover is really nice though. I like the contrast. I still need to read The Gathering Storm, and I’m kind of embarrassed that I haven’t yet. It’s been sitting on my shelf for so long. I’m looking forward to Fraterfest and Things Go Bump in the Night and I hope you have a good week :)

  47. Jen Ryland

    Whoa– Random House must have known it was your birthday! Hope you have a great day :)
    I’ll also be reading Romeo Redeemed, Velveteen (Bonesaw –scared!) and Flutter. I want to read the Montmoray series. I have the first book. It’s on my pile for summer 2013!

  48. GRgenius

    Awesome week both last and this! Can’t wait to read all about them! ^_^

  49. kimbacaffeinate

    I already read Velveteen and totally loved it, and will be doing a giveaway. Unfailing Light’s review will post this week and I have a giveaway for that one as well…eep!

  50. kimbacaffeinate

    Thanks Sharon you were the first besides my hubby to wish me a Happy Birthday, you should join in the Fraterfest read-a-thon it should be fun, you can read any book with paranormal, supernatural, mystery or horror elements!

  51. Sharon

    Aww, I hope you had an enjoyable day <3 I'm going to sign up now, it does sound fun!

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  52. Abbey

    I’ve been dying to read Velveteen and Brightest Kind of Darkness. I hope you enjoy them!

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  53. kimbacaffeinate

    I am about 250 pages in and cannot wait to start reading again *eyes book longingly. Happy Birthday to you? It is around mine..did I miss it?

  54. nicklelove

    FAST-READER! OMG! I’m jelly. I usually catch up to my reads only to fall back again. Life keeps getting in the way. But I think I’m getting the hang of it, I made an ordered list of books that I need to read for tours last night in hopes to be on top of things. Wish me luck. XD

  55. kimbacaffeinate

    Oh yes, advanced for sure, I read on average 8 to 10 review books a month, and schedule them accordingly. Then I add in my books and gofted books each month and typically read between 15 to 22 books,.,eep! I read three hours a day min.

  56. nicklelove

    WOW. 6 books to review? I’m guessing those are advanced reads, but still, that’s a lot in a week IMO.

    Great haul! I’ve been staying away from bookstores and giveaways as much as I can. I don’t want to add more books to my reading pile till I’ve read at least half of it. Wish me luck.

    I’ll be back next week, of course, to catch up with your reviews and other posts. ;)

  57. Cayce

    I’m so looking forward to Fraterfest and TtgBitN! :)
    Can’t wait to read Velveteen, and I really hope it’ll live up to my expectations.
    Hmm, I have The Passage – fell asleep on it…I should pick it up again and finish it.

    Happy reading!
    :)

  58. kimbacaffeinate

    I will stop by for sure and excited about your event, Frater rocks and I will be reading Pretty When She Kills during Fraterfest. I hope you signed up!

  59. Rebecca Preston

    Wow you will be busy this month and I couldn’t be more excited about your Things that Go Bump in the Night events! We’re having an October event as well, although not to that scale! I’d love it if you got a chance to stop by and tell us what scary books you’ll be reading for the month, either in linked post or in the comments! http://cardiganscoffeeandbookmarks.blogspot.com/p/terror-tober.html. I’m read Frater’s first Days, so I’m interested to see what you think about Pretty when she dies!

  60. kimbacaffeinate

    I got that on impulse. Laurie London author of the delicious Sweet Blood series, made a comment on GR about how good it was..LOL

  61. Book Savvy Babe

    I’m looking forward to Things that go Bump in the Night! And great book haul this week! Vengeance Bound looks really cool, and I am partial to the historicals…. enjoy your Vicki Dreiling :) Book Savvy Babe

  62. kimbacaffeinate

    Do you have an ereader..i snagged The Brightest Kind of Darkness either for free or .99cents this week..go check your retailer!

  63. Kristilyn Robertson

    The Stacy Jay books look so good! I really need to try them out! And The Brightest Kind of Darkness!! I so want that book — the cover is absolutely gorgeous!! And everyone seems to have Vengeance Bound … I’m interested in that one. Love Greek Mythology!

  64. Sandy

    You got some interesting books in this week! Most of them I haven’t heard of before, but that’s the whole point of checking out other people’s book hauls! I’ll definitely be looking some of these up!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  65. kimbacaffeinate

    Thanks Jessica, always nice to introduce people to new books..I don’t think it would be fun if you recognized them all! Will pop by your STS.

  66. Sam

    I received Vengeance Bound this week too. It sounds quite interesting so I’m looking forward to reading it and comparing thoughts. :) Great haul, Kimba!

  67. kimbacaffeinate

    Good to know you will be back and I got Brightest Kind of Darkness either for free or .99cents ..so check about the eBook for your reader.

  68. kimbacaffeinate

    I am trying to be organized, a tad nervous and super excited, I want everyone to have fun on my blog this month and especially durung Fraterfest.

  69. ConfessionsFR

    Been Busy as usual Kimba. I wish Random House was so willing with arcs here. There no release date for Romeo Redeemed here which I’m excited waiting for

    Tash

  70. Amy Stogner

    Nice haul this week. Romeo Redeemed seems interesting. I’m going to check out The Geeky Bloggers Book Blog once I am done here. :)

  71. Heidi

    Lots of goodies received! I am super excited for October! Lots of fun on the blogosphere and lots of giveaways. Yes, Felicia is awesome I have a shout out to her on my blog as well! I will be stopping by all week to see what’s bumping in the night. I have Rhiannon Frater up next Monday so the Fraterfest comes at a great time as I will be reading her anyway!

  72. kimbacaffeinate

    Thanks Michelle, I stumbled upon Vengance Bound in my search for a WoW and ented up requesting it, got denied and then they turned around and sent me a copy..LOL
    The Gathering Storm is a good read for Fraterfest!

  73. Tanya Patrice

    The Twelve is one I want to read too – although I haven’t read The Passage yet, but I’ve heard good things.

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  74. Shaheen

    Yaayy Velveteen! And Brightest Kind of Darkness <3 I haven't read either, but I really want to!! Enjoy :-)

    Shaheen @ Speculating on SpecFicCome and check out my new weekly book haul feature, Stocktake Saturday.

  75. Sharon - Obsession with Books

    Happy Birthday Kimba! I hope you have the most wonderful day xx

    A great haul this week! look forward to reading your thoughts on Ten, it sounds amazing and I am really eager to read Vengeance Bound..

    Can’t wait to see your Fraterfest posts! (not sure if I signed up or not)..

  76. kimbacaffeinate

    I am 50% done The Twelve and loving it. I did not mind the slower pace of The Passage as I found the world-building and rich detail to be mind blowing. My review will post on the 17th.

  77. Naomi Hop

    Wow!! Great haul this week, and you will definitely be super busy this month!! I look forward to read your thoughts of Ten by Gretchen McNeil. That book has been very popular lately!

    Thanx for
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  78. thegeekyblogger

    I am so not that cool but I play it well on the internet LOL :)

    (((((((((((((( huggles ))))))))))))))))))))) I still can’t believe I am out of town for the Fraterfest! I love me some RF :)

  79. Ren

    Looks like you got a lot of good books. I’ll be interested to see what you think of Vengeance Bound especially & I’m looking forward to your review of Ten.

  80. Leanne

    You received so many great books this week, Kimba! I highly anticipating reading Velveteen (LOVE the cover and premise!), Brightest Kind of Dark, and Vengeance Bound and look forward to your opinions of them! Happy reading. :)

  81. Heather

    So many great books! I’m curious about Velveteen and The Bughouse Affair! I also have copies of the Adele Griffin and P.T. Michelle books, I need to get on them! I’m swamped in books these days, sometimes I feel like I won’t ever catch up on my review reading:/