Saturday Snapshot #02: Week of December 15, 2013

Saturday Snapshot #02: Week of December 15, 2013

Sunday: Saw The Zac Brown Band for the 3rd time. Got a bit of positive press for the blog. Finished Emerald Green by Kerstin Gier.Monday: I had the day off of work, but I still worked. I had planned to read, but money called.Tuesday: Plowed ahead on The Pilgrim Glass.Wednesday: Saw RSC’s production of Richard II starring David Tennett at Collins Road Theatres.Thursday: Plowed ahead on The Pilgrim Glass.Friday: Looking forward to the next week and half off! Caught up on Grimm. Planning to do a lot of reading and binge watch Supernatural Season 1 episodes.Saturday: Christmas with the fam. How many princess movies will I watch with Anna?Books added to my Wish ListThe Watcher by Lisa VoisinFires of Alexandria by Thomas K. CarpenterAutomatic Woman by Nathan YocumNefertiti’s Heart by A.W. ExleyFeeding my AddictionsThe Minute by Aaron DietzHis Dark Empire by M.R. Forbes (as of 12/19/2013 this was FREE on Amazon)What did you read or watch this week? Did you receive any cool holiday gifts? Anything good? Something I should add to my to-read or to-watch list? Twitter 1 Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on December 21, 2013
Book Review 02: The Right Kind of Wrong by Jade Eby

Book Review 02: The Right Kind of Wrong by Jade Eby

  I’ll be honest I was a bit nervous to read Jade’s book, The Right Kind of Wrong. Jade is a friend, co-worker and reading critic and I was afraid what would happen if I didn’t like the book. I did get some early chapters a few months ago and was deeply intrigued to read more, but there was always this “What if…?” niggling at the back of my mind. I’m happy to report that I loved The Right Kind of Wrong! As a midwestern girl, I could identify with Eby’s main character, Kara, the setting in Iowa, the escape of going to a larger city far away and trying to start anew. As well as the wonder and comfort one feels upon returning home and thinking, “Why did I leave all this behind?” It was all right there. I could smell the apple pies cooling in the window and picture myself next to Kara on the porch swing sipping coffee in the chill of an early summer morning. I may have to make tator tot hotdish (or casserole, rather, for those of you not from Minnesota) soon. As for the plot, it was well constructed and kept me turning […]

0 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on December 17, 2013
Blogging Break 2015: Special Subscribers Giveaway

Blogging Break 2015: Special Subscribers Giveaway

Since you are a devoted fan of Second Run Reviews, I wanted to offer a special giveaway to my newsletter subscribers while I’m gone. A devoted fan is anyone who has subscribed to my newsletter and opened one of the last 50 messages I’ve sent. Everyone gets a free entry and then you can earn an entry every day I’m gone for commenting on my posts. You can either comment on a post from the past OR one of my upcoming posts that will happen while I’m gone. Thanks for being a fan of Second Run Reviews. Entry-Form   Twitter Facebook 0 Google+ 0 Pinterest 0 StumbleUpon 0

7 Comments | Join in on the Conversation | Posted on December 14, 2013