The Sunday Post #55

May 11th, 2013 kimbacaffeinate Sunday Post 85 Comments

11th May

Sunday Post

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.

Wow, it’s finally warming up around here and I am officially wearing my flip-flops..woot! Happy Mother’s Day to all the Moms out there! My peeps are taking me to a Champagne Brunch and then I plan to read!

Last week on the blog we brought you
This week on the blog look for
  • Black Venus by James MacManus (giveaway)
  • Maids of Secret by Jennifer McGowan (blog tour-review)
  • The Seduction by M.J. Rose (blog tour-review)
  • Waiting on Wednesday
  • Love is in Bloom (blog hop giveaway)
  • After Dark by Emi Gayle (review)
  • Black City by Elizabeth Richards (review)
  • Caffeinated Confessions- Series, Trilogies and that Last Book Oh My!
Around the Blogosphere 
  • Remember to take part in the Clean Sweep Challenges all weekend long
  • Brandi @ Blkosiner’s Book Blog will be doing a weekly Bloglovin Follower Hop similar to Follow Fridays..go check it out!
  • I am hosting a giveaway over at Nocturnal Book Reviews, stop by and enter to win a great paranormal romance series!
  • Debbie @ The Reading Frenzy interviewed me, check out her awesome blog and see what I said about cabana boys!
  • April and Pabs @ My Shelf Confessions are hosting a Wildfire Read-a-thon in June, go signup!
New arrivals to the Caffeinated Cafe
For Review

From This Moment On by Belle Andre
thanks to BookTrib and Media Muscle

Big Sky Summer from Linda Lael Miller
thanks to the peeps at Harlequin

For Review/Giveaway Consideration

Black Venus by James MacManus
thanks to Media Muscle and Book Trib
*look for giveaway later today!*

The Year of Luminous Love by Lurlene McDaniel
will be hosting a giveaway next Sunday
thanks to Random House!

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85 Responses to “The Sunday Post #55”

  1. Jennifer

    Happy mother’s day, Kimba! I hope you get to do your favorite things today 🙂
    PS: Nice haul!

  2. Bea

    A quiet week for you. 🙂 Enjoy your brunch and happy reading!

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  3. Danielle Chapman

    Lovely, lovely books! I cannot wait to see your review of Big Sky Summer. Have an awesome week!

  4. Tonyalee

    Happy Mother’s Day! 🙂

    I’ve been up in the air about reading Blackcity. I’ll have to check out your review 🙂 Have a good week

  5. Melissa

    Oh! I took last week off and need to get to the Bronze Gods tour visit. 🙂

    Hope you have a wonderful Mother’s Day, and yea for flip-flops!! 😀

  6. Lauren

    Can’t wait to hear what you think of Black City! Great haul of books this week, too. Happy reading 🙂

  7. Liberty Ann Ireland

    Number 1 – I like the amount of stuff you have going on a lot better than what we do…you are obviously MUCH better at saying no that either Harlie or I! lol
    Number 2 – Such good books you are reading and different from the ordinary fare! I love it!
    Number 3 – You rock. There. I said it. 😉 Have a great week!

  8. kimbacaffeinate

    Number 1- glad you like my content and heck no..i struggle everyday to say No and my ARC pile agrees
    Number 2- I love mixing things up so you never know what deliciously good books you will find
    Number 3- You made my day! Thanks Liberty!!!!

  9. Anna

    Ooo I got the Bella book too! Need to read book one soon so I can jump on that! And oh my word. Jealous over the Linda Lael one. LOVE her! Looks like you’re gonna have a fun week!

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  10. Obsession withBooks

    Happy Mothers day Kimba! Champagne brunch sounds lovely.

    I can’t wait for your Black City and After Dark reviews this week! You also received some great books – I’m a big fan of Bella Andre.

    Have a great week & happy reading 🙂

  11. kimbacaffeinate

    I was glad for the romances because I have a lot of horror, dystopian and mysteries coming up in my schedule and I will read one of these in-between to cleanse my palate. Enjoy your weather and have a wonderful Mother’s Day!

  12. Tanya Patrice

    Happy Mother’s Day! A champagne brunch sounds amazing! And yay to flip flop weather!!!

    Tanya Patrice

  13. Whitney

    Champagne Brunch and time to read sounds wonderful. Happy Mother’s Day!

  14. Carmel

    Happy Mother’s Day! I hope you got coffee in bed this morning! 🙂 I’m off to check-out your giveaway at Nocturnal Book Reviews now.

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  15. Cricket

    I can’t wait to read maid of secrets and to hear what you think about it and Black City

  16. Ana

    I’m loving the cover for The Year of Luminous Love. 🙂 Also Happy Mother’s Day! 😀

  17. Toni

    Happy Mother’s day!! I look forward to your week ahead, as always. 🙂

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  18. Jenny Zemanek

    TRUE AND DOWN LONDON ROAD!!! I absolutely adored True, I can’t wait to see what you think Kimba! I’m dying to read Down London Road, On Dublin Street was one of my favorite reads last year. And I still need to read a Linda Lael Miller book, I’ve never read one. That needs to change!

  19. Sandy

    YAY for warmer weather! I love this time of year. Also, Lurlene McDaniel was one of my favorite authors growing up. I’m going to check that one out now! Great week!

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  20. Catherine

    Great new books for you! Enjoy them and have a Happy Mother’s Day! Sounds like you’ve got a nice day planned.

  21. kimbacaffeinate

    I am excited, just waiting for the hubs to get out of the shower. My oldest and her boyfriend are driving to meet us (she is away at college) for breakfast brunch. Happy Mother’s Day!

  22. Lark

    Happy Mother’s Day, Kimba! I’m glad you’re celebrating, and glad it’s warming up. After an 84-degree high yesterday, it’s only supposed to reach 70 here, so there goes my plan to wear sandals this morning.

    You have a lovely lot of romances in your haul this week. Happy reading!

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  23. kimbacaffeinate

    well, I decided the heck with it, and squeezed it in by staying up till 3am Friday night and I am so glad I did. My review will post the first week in June 🙂 Happy Mother’s Day Lisa!

  24. Jan

    Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy your brunch and reading! Have a great week.

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  25. Kristin Clifton

    Cheers!!! *clink, clink* Happy Mother’s Day!!! Enjoy your brunch and day of reading!!!

    I chuckle now when I see your new books, like Linda Miller, b/c the first thing I think of it, “Crap, now I’ve got to fit another of her books on the shelf!!” – I’m in charge of keeping paperback “M”‘s in order (among others) and that lady has more Big Sky and McKettricks and blah, blah…. Her books get a serious workout and are always a mess!!

    … but I babble… Have a great week, too!!!! ps. no haulin’ for me 😉

  26. Maja (The Nocturnal Library)

    I really can’t wait to read your review of Black City. I had to DNF it because I wasn’t feeling it at the time, but I didn’t hate it! Maybe I need a little push to go back to it, and hopefully I’ll get it from your review.
    Happy Sunday and happy Mother’s Day!

  27. kimbacaffeinate

    Ya know Maja at first I wasn’t sure if it was all romance..but I am glad I read it..I did like the world and have an arc of book two.

  28. Trish Hannon

    Enjoy your champagne brunch, that’s a lovely treat 🙂 Looking forward to hearing more about Black Venus, love the cover.

  29. Emily Drema Tuallano

    Hey Kimba 😀 Sorry, I’ve been so crazy busy with exams and all, so I had no time to hop around! :O
    Happy Mother’s Day 😀 Happy Sunday and Happy Reading! <3

  30. kindlemom1

    You are going to like Emi Gayle’s series, it is fantastic!
    Happy Mother’s Day to you!

  31. booksavvybabe

    yay for flip-flops! Happy Mothers Day and happy reading 🙂

  32. Turning the Pages

    Happy Mother’s Day Kimberly! I hope your kid’s and Hubby make it a wonderful day for you! I’m so jealous that you got Black Venus and The Year of Luminous Love. I’ve been reading Lurlene’s novels since I was a kid! Enjoy your day and your new books!