October 30, 2016

The Witch Is Back - Just in Time for Halloween!

Hi my dearests!

A quick post because I need to regroup a little ("regroup" became one of my favourite words lately. Maybe because it's fun that you can "regroup" even when being all alone ;D).

So, I've been on a nice, refreshing hiatus all month long. Slacking off, really. And not even ashamed (much).

 

Anyway, I beta-read for Troy H. Gardner (co-author of the Mad World series among other things), managing to confuse him a whole lot I'm sure ;D (BTW, his contemporary-meets-magic-meets-time-travel project needs a home pronto. Pick it up, you bookish gods. Queries should begin soon). I read a little (yes, a little. No portable reading device for me, remember?). I still am NOT ready to review what I read because of my horrible quirk of having to read a book twice before I do - but I'm getting there. Oh, and I stayed at home all week because VACATION - this is what allowed me to catch up with reading and beta-reading, to be honest.

And...I missed my fourth blogoversary on October 14 *sheepish grin*. Not on purpose, of course. But I missed it last year too. Oops, old age. Or more likely, slacking break effects ;D. Oh, the shame.


I requested (and read) Crash Alive by Christopher Kerns (a YA techno-thriller) and the Windows into Hell anthology (a Curiosity Quills imprint). AND I hope to have my reviews done soon, but I want to reread both books before I write them (see above). Oh, I'm also binge-watching Fringe, which is an exercise in suspension of disbelief ;D - not to mention a ongoing game of "spot the Observer" that me and the hubs are endlessly losing. (In case you don't know, the Observer - portrayed by Michael Cerveris -  is a character who rarely does a substantial appearance in the series, but has a cameo in every single episode...only, it's usually next to impossible to spot him). Great fun though.

Meet Dr. Walter Bishop from Fringe ;D (John Noble)

A couple of Twitter exchanges gave me an idea for a discussion post lately. I'll get there when I'll get there, unless someone else writes it first O_O. LOL.

Last but not least, Zom-beat YA (my Twitter nickname this year) wishes you a scary...erm, funny...Halloween! See you soon on the blog!

6 comments:

  1. I celebrated my 5th blogging anniversary last year...except it was my 6th and I didn't realize until AFTER I had all the guest authors write *5* favorite thing lists lol Oops.

    I think my 7th is in a few weeks or next month...I dunno

    Here's hoping we find our groove before the end of the year.

    Karen @For What It's Worth

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    1. You're so blasé LOL.
      I have a few appointed reviews...my biggest problem is to find the time. Though I'll admit to slack off on Twitter too much for my own sake, when I could read/reread and review. I so don't feel like committing to anything sometimes. Life is hard at 50 and counting o_O.

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  2. Eep- I'm sorry I'm so late in seeing this post! I've been horrible with blog-hopping these past few weeks. Anyway, how about you get around to writing that discussion post soon? I'd love to see what you come up with!!!

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    1. At the rate I'm going now, I might write it in a couple of months...make it six LOL. But you're being your usual lovely self! :-*

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  3. Sounds like you had a good refreshing hiatus. Sometimes you just need a break. Happy blogoversary! I often forget my blogoversary as well. I think my blog also turns 4 this year.

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    1. You think? LOL, that's funny. Then again, you have a lot on your plate, with blog tours and everything.

      Thank you!

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