Sunday Post #96: Beware the Blood and Gore in This Post

Posted August 7, 2016 in Meme / 14 Comments

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The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Caffeinated Book Reviewer and it’s a chance to showcase new books and re-cap your week of blogging.

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I actually sat still and watched two movies last weekend – Man of Steel and Batman vs. Superman.  OMG!!  I loved both of these!!!  I thought Henry Cavill was spot on as the new Superman.  And Ben Affleck was NOT horrible as Batman.  I was so upset at the end of B vs. S.  I was screaming at my husband over the phone.  I won’t tell you what I was screaming about b/c it would give the story away but I was very upset.

This weekend, no more movies for me.  It’s Olympics time!!!  Oh, that US Water Polo team…  I don’t care that they lost Saturday.  They looked good losing….

Are you watching the Olympics?

 

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What do you think of the new Goodreads Home Page?

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Did your feedback page in NetGalley change?  I’m on a “Librarian Dashboard” and mine did.  I’m not sure I’m liking having two submit buttons.  My mind doesn’t work like that.  I’m more of a “one and done” kind of gal.

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I had asked for It Ends With Us on Sunday night and Monday morning I was approved.  How does that happen?!?!?!  Even faster on Small Great Things: I asked for it on Friday morning and was approved by that afternoon.  Two different publishers approving super fast!  Amazing!!!!  And thank you to Simon & Schuster and Random House for both of those books!  Honestly, Penguin was just as fast on Rookie Move, too (THANK YOU!!!!).  And thank you to Macmillan and HarperCollins for sharing 😉

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I’ve been listening to this song repeatedly for weeks now but I’m just now posting it because the video is horrifying.  I haven’t been able to get through it…  seriously!  This is not for the easily squeamish.  If you like a good blood-filled, gun toting, shoot ’em up, zombie-fest, then by all means, go for it!! It’s still a fantastic song…

 

 

 

Sorry if I scarred you….

What kind of pretties did you get this week?

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Kristin

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Kristin has to ensure she gets her minimal requirement of “happily ever after” books in between those books that contain cliffhangers and never-ending story arcs. It’s for her family’s sake. When not reading, she’s homeshooling her 10-year old son, watching cartoons on TV, or taking a nap.

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14 responses to “Sunday Post #96: Beware the Blood and Gore in This Post

  1. I love the Olympics, am watching quite a bit. And hating NBC’s coverage, but that’s nothing new. Sad that NBC will probably have the Olympics for the rest of my lifespan, and they suck at it. But I digress… 🙂

    I haven’t seen any of the DC movies but I’m geeked for Suicide Squad, bad reviews or not. That’s the one i want to see. And I haven’t checked out the new Goodreads yet, but I keep seeing reactions on Twitter. I have to check it out…
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  2. Mmmhmm … I enjoy watching swimming. My son used to swim competitively and it was a glorious sight whenever their college age coaches would participate. lol. Oh yeah, the new NG layout is kind of weird. Why use two different things? Jeez, Kristin, I was expecting something horrifying with that video. Looks like just another day in my neighborhood. 😀
    Christy LoveOfBooks recently posted…Sunday Post #184 (8/7/16) – Slacking Off & Sucky NBC

  3. I enjoy the swimming, the gymnastics and the beach volley 🙂 I guess water-polo could be nice, too 😉

    I need to check if my Netgalley feedback page has changed, too *sighs* so many changes these days! My Facebook Page thing looks different, too. I was one of the beta-users for the new Goodreads page, so I’ve gotten used to that a while back.

    Have a wonderful week ahead and happy reading!
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  4. I am so pumped about the Olympics. My husband could care less and thinks I am weird – whatever! I am ok with the Goodreads page because mine has looked like that for a while but the Netgalley page is weird. Oh lots of good books this week! I was debating on the new Jodi Picoult book but passed. Can’t wait to see what you think. Have a great week!
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  5. I’ve been curious about B vs S. So this makes me happy you liked it! And yes, I watched Woman’s Rugby (brutal) fencing, swimming and men gymnastics yesterday!

    I actually like the new Goodreads pages. I think it’s easy on the eyes and to navigate!
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  6. I don’t like the multiple submit buttons on the new netgalley page. I keep putting stuff in the wrong spot!!
    I actually kind of like the new goodreads home page. I think I might be the only one. Everyone else seems to be complaining, but I think its more visually appealing.
    Yay Olympics!!! I love it so much! I watch everything-even the sports I have never watched!
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  7. The Book Jumper is such an awesome title and cover! Will check it out. I like the new Goodreads page! Great that you mentioned it on here. I haven’t been on Netgalley this week, so can’t help you there! Hope your week will be great, you have a few great reads coming up!

  8. I totally missed the opening ceremony due to timezone. The GR homepage actually looks better and it took a while for me to get used to the NetGalley layout but it’s good, more helpful for the publishers I guess! I l looooved BvS so much, and Man of Steel and the trailer for Justice League, I am on fangirl heaven!
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  9. I haven’t looked at NetGalley, so I don’t know if my page has changed. I’m not a fan of two submit buttons either. I saw Batman V Superman on release day. I was not a fan. I was bored most of the time. I did like Wonder Woman. I wish she had a larger part. I do not think Ben Affleck was horrible in it. I just thought the story was boring. I saw Suicide Squad this weekend and I did like it. It is much better than the critics are giving it credit for. It wasn’t perfect or as good as most Marvel movies, but I still thought it was good. The story was slow here at times. That seems to be a theme with DC.
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