Sunday, August 19, 2012

The Beehive Update #17: The Somewhat Update Edition

Hello bookie-friends :) 
So sorry for not posting much this past week! I took a bit of a book/blogging break and had some sorting to do too - I didn't even do a Waiting On Wednesday post last week, eep! I haven't missed one in 22 weeks, lol! SO, my shelves are cleaned and in order! My TBR pile is ready to go!... also, I have started scrapbooking and drawing/painting again, lol! Sounds like a lot, but I am so happy to be able to get back into it all again!!! I promise that this blog will remain all about books - but be on the lookout because I have been working on some projects and will be creating a new spot to share them, for those who might be interested in seeing my creations/work ;) 

Here is my book/swag haul for the last 2 weeks... 


What we bought/won/received as gifts, etc...
Wake by Amanda Hocking (YA)
- The Treachery of Beautiful Things by Ruth Frances Long (YA)
- Onyx (Lux #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (YA)
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky (YA)
- Persuasion by Jane Austen (YA) 
- (2) SMASH Books by K&Company ---> Watch the video here!

Thank you to... 
- Valia Lind (Author of Simplicity)
- Traci of The Reading Geek
- Amy of Book Loving Mom
- Valerie of Stuck In Books 

Mentions...
- Misty of The Book Rat: Austen in August Read-a-long


Thanks SO much for stopping by!
Please be sure to comment below and leave your links too :) 

Have a great book week!!!

6 comments:

  1. it's nice to take breaks sometimes! I took a rather long break in the middle of July up until this past week. Hard to get back into blogging, though!

    I hope you enjoy all your new books, and lol the Daemon series. haha.

    ashelynn @ gypsy book reviews.

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  2. everyone needs to take a break or you'll get burned out :(
    Happy to hear you are painting/drawing again!!

    Enjoy all the new books!! Can't wait to hear about them!

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  3. Great haul! Everyone needs a break once in awhile.

    Happy reading!

    Ashley @ Dr. Pepper Diva

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  4. ONYX ONYX ONYX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YEA! sorry just had to say that!! and so cant wait to see what projects you have coming!!! im thinking about needing a blogging break also but i just cant think of doing one just yet!! great week lady!!
    Tara's Haul

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  5. Great haul!

    Breaks are good sometimes, especially when they let you get to other things that you may have put off for a while.

    Here's my Sunday Post

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  6. Oooh ... awesome books! I bought Wake today and *almost* got The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

    Taking a break is totally fine -- it NEEDS to be done sometimes!

    Enjoy your new books!

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