Monday, August 5, 2013

Week (or Two) in Review


Hi everyone! I'm back. I may actually be really back now. I have a couple book tours this week, so I'll definitely be posting reviews ~ finally! And I am feeling renewed and ready to sit back and write a few of the other reviews I haven't gotten around to lately. We had a wonderful vacation in the Outer Banks, and last week was my kids' last week of full-time summer camp. They don't go back to school for another three weeks, but they're taking it easy for the rest of the summer, aside from a half-day golf camp for C next week.

I haven't been very active on my blog in 2013. One of the reasons is that I've been very focused on losing some weight. I started on My Fitness Pal at the beginning of the year and I've lost 20lbs. I've gone from a size 12 to a size 8!! Very exciting. So, that's been my big focus this year. But now, although I'm going to keep working out and tracking calories in the hopes of losing a bit more body fat, I am not quite so obsessed with it and can go back to reading! Here's a picture of me and the kids at Jockey's Ridge sand dunes in the Outer Banks.


What I'm Reading
I read through The What If? Book of Questions by Miggs Burroughs. Now I'm reading Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich. Those are the two books I'm reviewing later this week, so be sure to check back to read my reviews.

Up Next for Me
I think I'll read The Cleaner of Chartres by Salley Vickers next.

I'm skipping the kids again. While they have been reading this summer, they are mostly re-reading books I've already mentioned in the past! I'm sure they'll have some new things to share once school starts again.

What are you reading this week? It's Monday! is hosted by Sheila at Book Journey, so hop over there if you'd like to see what others are reading too.

6 comments:

  1. Love the photo! How hot was it there?
    I hope you enjoy The Cleaner of Chartres!

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    1. It actually wasn't that hot, but we live in NC, so we're used to the temps and humidity. The water was freezing though!

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  2. I recently read a great review for Big Girl Panties. I hope that you enjoy it as well.

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    1. I'm enjoying it. Just need to sit and finish it up tonight!

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  3. I LOVED The Cleaner of Chartres. I hope you do too.

    ENJOY your week.

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My It's Monday, What Are You Reading

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    1. I'm so glad to hear that! Thanks for stopping by!

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