I’m linking this post up to Kimberly at Caffeinated Book Reviewer’s Sunday Blog Share. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.
It’s been a busy week for me this week, which has really taken it out of me but it’s been worth it.
The best part about the week was that I finally managed to have my hair cut for the first time since my surgery. I had really long hair but when you can’t wash it, or even brush it yourself it starts to feel like another burden so I decided it would be better for me to have it cut off. It took me a while to persuade my hairdresser to cut it as short as I wanted it as she was worried it was too drastic but I’m really happy with how it looks now. My head feels lighter, which has got to be better for my neck, and it’s going to be so much easier to look after. It’s made me realise that I need to start looking at where else changes can possibly be made in order to try and make life easier.
I’ve managed to get a post up every day this week, which feels like an achievement. They were all scheduled in advance where possible and otherwise were done in stages as I felt up to it.
The biggest news this week is that my blog has been nominated for a Bloggers Bash award!! I’m up for Best Book Review Blog 2016 and I’m still utterly gobsmacked. Thank you to whoever it was that nominated me, you’ve made me so happy! I’m up against some incredible blogs that are much more established than me so I know I won’t win but I feel like I’ve already won as it’s such an honour to be nominated. If you’d like to vote for me I’m listed as Hayley in the Best Book Review Blog category, you can also vote in all the other categories at this link: Bloggers Bash Awards 2016
A lot of you will know that this blog started off as a little hobby as I was recovering from major spinal surgery last year but as it became apparent that my disability would remain severe my blog has become so much more to me. I don’t know how I would have got through this without having my blog to focus on and all you lovely bloggers that have followed me and supported me.
This week I’ve managed to read two novel and two short stories:
The Treachery of Trains by Sylvia Ashby
This Secret We’re Keeping by Rebecca Done
The Boy with the Board (Meet Cute series) by Katey Lovell
The Boy at the BBQ (Meet Cute series) by Katey Lovell
I’ve blogged ten (plus one reblog) times this week:
Coming up on my blog this week:
Sunday: Weekly Wrap-Up Post
Monday: Interview with Sylvia Ashby, author of The Treachery of Trains
Wednesday: WWW Wednesday Post
Friday: Book Beginnings Post
Saturday: Stacking the Shelves Post
This is what I’m currently reading:
My Favourite Manson Girl by Alison Umminger
Sockpuppet by Matthew Blakstad
Where Did I Go? by Polly Williamson
What have you been reading this week? Please feel free to link to your weekly wrap-up post, or if you don’t have a blog please share in the comments below! I love to hear what you’re all reading.