Sunday Post Meme"
Good morning! It's that first Sunday post of the year which is always fun to write (when I'm still working hard on holding myself accountable). I feel like it was a pretty solid week for me. I went back to work after ten glorious days off. It was hard to go back but the shortened week and no overtime needed made it much easier. This week though I jump back in full force with business required overtime and a full week. It's going to be busy to say the least! I ran twice last week which I was pretty happy about. I have a personal goal to lose weight and get healthier in 2018 which I really need to make happen. Although I was hoping to run at least three times per week, I did get off the couch and actually run so I'm counting it as a win. I'm planning on a run sometime this afternoon which will get this week started off right as well!
I also had a solid start to my reading in 2018. I finished two books this week - go me! My Goodread's goal for 2018 is to finish 75 books. I really struggled with my reading numbers last year so I'm hoping to do so much better in the new year. I'm participating in a month long read-a-thon and on top of that tomorrow begins the Bout of Books read-a-thon. I feel like these will really motivate me to read more and stay off my phone less! 2018 is going to be an amazing year of reading! The books that I finished reading last week were:
Swerve by Vicki Pettersson was my first read of 2018. It was a review copy off of my shelves that has been sitting there for a ridiculous length of time. This book was intense! Like, this book is going to give me nightmares and I'm setting it down for now intense. It was a dark and haunting read - and I'm really glad that I finally took the time to read it! It doesn't look like this author has written any other thrillers since then which is a shame but I will be checking her other books out! Review to come soon.
Silver Borne by Patricia Briggs was the absolute perfect choice to pick after finishing such a dark and twisted thriller! I adore the Mercy Thompson series so much and this book was another great addition to that series. It was also pulled off of my own shelves so bonus! I gobbled this one up and cannot wait to continue on with the next book sometime soon! I will be sharing my thoughts on this one soon as well.
I'm now currently reading the following:
A Map of the Dark by Karen Ellis is my first 2018 read on my kindle and a review copy. I'm only about 10% into this one so far but I'm already hooked. I'm hoping to spend sometime this afternoon curled up with this book. I don't have a print read going yet as I can't seem to decide on which one to choose. I also need to figure out my first nonfiction read for the new year. So many choices though....it makes it so hard to settle on one!
Both of these are thanks to NetGalley. I'm really, really trying my hardest to not request so many books from there but we will see how long that lasts. I obviously couldn't resist these two though - LOL!
Plans for today include laundry first and foremost. My youngest has two basketball games this afternoon so we will be leaving my warm house for those (always fun to watch!). I need to fit a run in for sure. Other than all of that, I just hope to relax and work on writing up some reviews. I already have the above two books that need reviews plus some remaining reviews from 2017 reads. I'm going to be a busy girl! In between all of that, I will be curling up with my book as much as possible! I'm off to get my day started.
Happy Sunday and Happy Reading!