It’s Monday! What Are You Reading #weeklyrecap

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading #weeklyrecapIt’s Christmas Eve! Are there really only 2 more Mondays left in 2018?

My holiday wish for you and me? To finish 2018 with humor and grace and to begin the new year with courage and a positive spirit.

Last Week:

Check out 8️⃣ posts from last week.

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading #weeklyrecapI didn’t get much reading done last week but I did use 4 lbs of powdered sugar, 24 oz of semi sweet chocolate, and more butter than I will admit to.

I began Our Prince of Scribes, an incredibly wonderful tribute to author Pat Conroy and his life. Look for my review post on Wednesday.

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading #weeklyrecap

We’ve been watching season three of Travelers and it’s hard not to binge watch all ten episodes! Anyone else watching?

Blog Notes:

Continued to clean up and improve the blog. Upgraded our WordPress account to premium but am waiting to upgrade to business until I can justify the cost. Are widgets worth it? Figured out how to do a Featured Post. Enabled “mobile” theme on WordPress. Updated our 2019 Southern California Events Page. Spent a good amount of time on Twitter and Pinterest as I continue to evaluate the best way to reach likeminded book nerds. Lastly, interlinking. Did you know a good SEO practice is to link to your existing content within each post?

ICYMI – Links Worth Visiting:

Challenge Yourself: 2019 Reading Challenges Part One and Part Two.

10 Books Written By Women We Can’t Wait To Read In 2019. Click here.

Dragons & Tea Book Club have announced their January pick.

Sheila at Book Journey has a fun event planned for the First Book of the Year.

Author Laurie King has a little something to help nudge you into the holiday spirit. Click here to download a copy of Mary’s Christmas.

Bookish Crossword: Test Your Knowledge of 2018’s Buzziest Books.

The Magic of Book Fairies. A look at the bibliophiles hiding books around the world.

The Week Ahead:

By this time next week we will have a new niece! My sis-in-law is having her first child on Friday, if not sooner! 👶 🍼

Merry Christmas to everyone who is celebrating! May your health be good, your coffee be hot and your books be plentiful.

Love, Jaymi

#IMWAYR is a weekly meme hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It’s a great way to recap your weekend and plan your reading goals for the week ahead.

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