Saturday, February 19, 2011

IMM: A Will That Can't Be Broken

Okay everyone, I went to the bookstore for the first time since I've started my book ban the end of December and actually walked out of it without a SINGLE book.  It was mighty close though, and if it wasn't for my lovely, stupendous, amazing, (did I day fantabulous?) hubby, I probably would have succumbed to the temptation.  I found a book I really, all right, I REALLY, REALLY wanted, walked all over the bookstore with it under my arm, and as I went towards the checkout, my husband talked me out of it, reminding how badly I would feel if I broke my ban at this point.  So I put it back (sob, sob, sob!).  Did I mention I am not on speaking terms with my fabulous hubby right now??


Books For Review:
Redemption by Laurel Dewey
Steam Queen by Jack Hessey - I am starting a new steampunk phase.
The Devil's Temptress by Laura Navarre
First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones - I was ecstatic when I received this one.  Gotta love those ghost murder / mysteries.

Books From the Library:
Delirium by Lauren Oliver - I am so excited about this one.
Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
Wizard's Daughter by Catherine Coulter
The Sacred Stone by The Medieval Murderers

Authors Touring / Visiting This Week:
Blue by Lou Aronica - February 24
A Blood Moon - February 24
Anyone Can Die by James LePore - February 25
New Birth of Freedom by Robert G. Pielke - February 27

Have a wonderful week everyone!!!




11 comments:

  1. Wow what a week for ya! Catherine Coulter is one of my fave authors, hope you like it!
    jbdownie5@yahoo.com

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  2. Sounds like something that would happen to me only with my Mom. Haha. Sorry that you had to put the book back!

    Delirium is an AWESOME book! I hope you enjoy it. :)

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  3. Now I would have caved in on my own,but with other half with me, I know I would have walked out without that book.

    Just remember, that book will still be there when you are off the ban. :)

    carol

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  4. Fab books this week. Hope you enjoy them! You can see what I got in my mailbox here.

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  5. Ooh, Delirium looks great! Happy reading :).

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  6. You put it back, well done, not sure if that is for you or hubby, lol

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  7. Yea for sticking to your book ban, with the help of your fabulous hubby! I know it probably hurt to leave the book behind, but aren't you happy he helped you stick to the ban? Maybe you could start talking to the poor guy again? :)

    I'm excited to read Delirium too, but haven't gotten to it yet. I enjoyed reading "Blue", so will keep an eye out for Lou's visit. Happy reading!

    Here's my IMM

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  8. Great job! I know it's so hard! Part of my problem is that I work part time at a bookstore, so not only do I read great reviews on the blogs I follow, I see new books constantly! Fortunately I'm broke enough right now to keep from buying as much as I want. However, this quote sums up my life: When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left I buy food and clothes. - Erasmus

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  9. If I worked at a bookstore, I'd be in really big trouble. I know I have an 'addiction', and I've been trying really hard. I thought I was okay until I saw something really, really interesting and if it wasn't for my hubby, I probably would have bought it. No qualms either!!

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  10. Awww, good luck on continuing your book buying ban! I got Delirium from my library too, I can't wait to read it. I hope you enjoy your books!

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