Oh my gosh was this one of the worst weeks ever or what? It just seemed that every day was a bad one. Just a lot of stupid little things. Last weekend and then on Monday and Tuesday the temperature got up to almost 80 degrees. So I had my air conditioner on. Well, it didn’t seem to be really cooling that well. So I changed the filter and when I did that Tuesday night, I all of a sudden got an error message on my thermostat saying the wires weren’t connected. I forgot that the way the furnace/HVAC unit door is set up, if you don’t get it put back on correctly, it doesn’t push the button that connects that wire. Once I figured that out, it worked. But then the temperatures dropped back to the 50s for the rest of the week, so the heat came back on. Now I don’t know if just the filter fixed the cooling problem. But this weekend I’m going to try to hose the air conditioner unit off like the guy I had out last year did and see if that helps. Oh the joys of home ownership!
Let’s just say that so far for Camp NaNoWriMo I am way behind. I did no writing at all this week. Part of that is due to issues like the A/C. Part is due to the fact that I have signed up for so many review books that I had to spend more time reading. Which isn’t a bad thing, except for when I’m trying to write.
On the new job, well I was off, the school board meeting where they approve hiring me isn’t until this coming Monday, the 12th. So I’m still waiting to give official resignation at my current job.
My mom and stepdad went out of town last weekend, and I went over and took care of their dogs 3 times a day. Then my stepdad came back during the week while my mom stayed and did her work remotely from their camper in Branson. He drove back down Thursday night, and so I’m taking care of their dogs again this weekend. I don’t mind it, and they did pay me what they normally pay someone else. I only hate the mornings. Because I’d still be sleeping normally on a weekend morning.
Okay, getting physical books this week was another incredible week! And I even got a surprise package from an author full of swag and a new book.
It came with a nice little thank you note in the box, thanking me for reviewing her book recently. While she suggested that I could package it back up and she would pay to ship it to one of my followers instead, I’m being a bit selfish in that I want to keep it because I had actually thought about buying the book package myself. But, I have decided that I will do a giveaway of her books, so that will be at the end of this post! Make sure to check it out.
I got a surprise ARC from Simon Teen.
I also got won a book from a Goodreads giveaway, and it’s been forever it seems since I won one of those!
A few weeks ago I won a signed copy of Marriage and Murder from a Penny Reid giveaway on Facebook, and that arrived with some swag this week.
And my Book of the Month Club selection arrived this week:
I got 4 e-galleys for review this week:
And I might have gone a little overboard with all the free ebooks I found this past week!
My membership to Audible started back up this month, and so the first audiobook I purchased was Ready Player Two, and I am listening to it and loving it!
Last Week’s Posts:
Promo Posts: Blog Tour: Havoc (Haven #2) by Mary Lindsey
Weekly Posts: Lisa’s Looking Forward To #104 – April 13th, 2021
How was your week? Did you get any new books?
Also, while you’re here, don’t forget to go enter my March end of the month giveaway HERE. And a brand new giveaway here below! I’m going to give away any book by Erin Nicholas, and you can see a list of them HERE. I will give away one Kindle e-book if I get 50 entries. If I get 100 entries, I’ll give away a physical copy, as long as either Amazon or The Book Depository can ship to you. If I get 150, I’ll give away another e-book, at 200 another physical book, etc. So tell your friends to enter, and enter as many times as you can! There will be some entries that you can do daily! If you are a US winner, I might even throw in the mug from the box I got. As much as I adore it and don’t want to give it up, I’ve got so many mugs, and I’m not even a coffee drinker, that I’ve told myself I’m not allowed to get any more mugs.a Rafflecopter giveaway