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Friday, March 16, 2012

Weekend Report (#21), Giveaway Winner, and Feature & Follow Friday!!



Weekend Report is where I share what I accomplished (book-wise) the previous week! Feel free to join along and post your own Weekend Report on your blog/site. If you do, please leave the URL in a comment below.

What I'm currently reading:


About Far From Here:

How long do you hold on to hope? 

 Danica Greene has always hated flying, so it was almost laughable that the boy of her dreams was a pilot. She married him anyway and together, she and Etsell settled into a life where love really did seem to conquer all. Danica is firmly rooted on the ground in Blackhawk, the small town in northern Iowa where they grew up, and the wide slashes of sky that stretch endlessly across the prairie seem more than enough for Etsell. But when the opportunity to spend three weeks in Alaska helping a pilot friend presents itself, Etsell accepts and their idyllic world is turned upside down. It’s his dream, he reveals, and Danica knows that she can’t stand in the way. Ell is on his last flight before heading home when his plane mysteriously vanishes shortly after takeoff, leaving Danica in a free fall. Etsell is gone, but what exactly does gone mean? Is she a widow? An abandoned wife? Or will Etsell find his way home to her? Danica is forced to search for the truth in her marriage and treks to Alaska to grapple with the unanswerable questions about her husband’s mysterious disappearance. But when she learns that Ell wasn’t flying alone and that a woman is missing, too, the bits and pieces of the careful life that she had constructed for them in Iowa take to the wind. A story of love and loss, and ultimately starting over, Far From Here explores the dynamics of intimacy and the potentially devastating consequences of the little white lies we tell the ones we love.

My thoughts:

Not enjoying it that much yet... hope it gets better!

About The Silent Governess:

Believing herself guilty of a crime, Olivia Keene flees her home, eventually stumbling upon a grand estate where an elaborate celebration is in progress. But all is not as joyous as it seems.Lord Bradley has just learned a terrible secret, which, if exposed, will change his life forever. When he glimpses a figure on the grounds, he fears a spy or thief has overheard his devastating news. He is stunned to discover the intruder is a scrap of a woman with her throat badly injured. Fearing she will spread his secret, he gives the girl a post and confines her to his estate. As Olivia and Lord Bradley's secrets catch up with them, will their hidden pasts ruin their hope of finding love?

My thoughts:

While I haven't actually started this book yet, I put it on my currently reading shelf because I plan on reading it soon! I hope I love it as much as I did The Maid of Fairbourne Hall!

What I've read this week:


What I plan on reading soon:

Reviews posted this week:

Current Giveaways!


Enter to win A Bride's Portrait of Dodge City, Kansas by Erica Vetsch ~ US only. Enter here.

Enter to win To Dance Once More by Sherri Wilson Johnson ~ Open Internationally! Enter here.

Giveaway winner!

The winner of  Frantic is...

Julie W!

Congrats!! :D

So that's what I accomplished (book-wise) this week, what about you?


Hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read.

This week's question:

Q: What is the best book you've read in the last month? What is the worst book you've read in the last month?

I'm taking this to mean the best and worst books I've read (so far) in March.


The best was Bourne by Lisa T. Bergren... 


The worst - that is really hard to choose because I really enjoyed ALL five of the books I read, but I guess I'd choose Song of My Heart by Kim Vogel Sawyer.


  1. Hopping through. I have to get to Lisa Bergren's book. I love the series.
    My Hop

    1. You'll LOVE Bourne - it was so fantastic! :D

  2. Can't wait to read Bourne! Loved loved loved the first three. :)

  3. Hi there :) just hopping through...

    I'm also your newest follower :) Here is my choice...

    Feature & Follow

  4. Hi there, hopping by. I like this blog. will be returning soon. New follower.

  5. Bourne looks so good! Will have to check it out sometime. Thanks for sharing!

    My #FF
    Emerald City eBook Giveaway

  6. If you really enjoyed all five books you read this week, why designate any of them as the "worst?" That doesn't seem fair to "Song of My Heart" to receive a "worst" rating when you said you did enjoy it.

    1. I guess I could have done that, but out of the five books I've read this month, that was the one I enjoyed the least... I probably shouldn't have labeled it the "worst", though, because it was really good! :D

  7. Melanie -- I awarded you the Helpful Blogger Award! http://austenitis.blogspot.com/2012/03/i-was-awarded-helpful-blogger-award.html



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