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  1. Welcome to my Spotlight Sunday! Every Sunday I put someONE or someTHING I love IN the Spotlight!

Anyone is welcome to use the idea on their own blog and spotlight whoever or whatever THEY choose, but if you do, please use my lovely graphic that my friend made somewhere in your post to show that the idea came from here! And I would love it if you left the link in my comments, so I could go check out what YOU spotlighted!

Books are very much on my mind at the moment as I impatiently await tomorrow and the start of our library’s annual book sale. When I considered things to spotlight, nothing else came to me except for thoughts of books….so I decided to just do a short and simple spotlight today listing some of my favorite books. This is NOT a full list because my brain can’t remember ALL my favorite ones. This is just a short list of 10 of my favorites..which means the favs. that come off the top of my head right now! 🙂

10 Favorite Books!

  1. “Rebecca” by Daphne Du Maurier
  2. “Obsidian Butterfly(Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter,#9) by Laurell K. Hamilton
  3. “Flowers in the Attic” by V.C. Andrews (NOT ashamed to be a fan of V.C. Andrews!
  4. “Forbidden Mind Trilogy” by Kimberly Kinrade
  5. “Under the Dome” by Stephen King
  6. “Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a world that can’t stop talking” by Susan Cain
  7. “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern
  8. “Hiding in Sunshine” by John and Caitlin Stuart
  9. “The Stranger Beside me:Ted Bundy” by Ann Rule
  10. “Where the Sidewalk ends” by Shel Silverstein rebecca

So…there you have it! 10 of my Favorite books of all! I linked them all to Goodreads so if any of them sound interesting to you, you can go read some more and add them to your reading lists, if you so choose! 🙂

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

What are you currently reading? “The Grimm Curse(Once upon a time is now)” by Stephen Carpenter-A Kindle book, real short, only about 85 pages, so shouldn’t take me much time at all

What did you recently finish reading? “Down the Drain” by Daniel Pyle-another very short and free when I got it, Kindle book…creepy read

“The Emerald Talisman” by Brenda Pandos-free Kindle Book, 1st in a trilogy, I LOVED this book and I am planning to read the other 2 but they do cost a little so I am going to try to get the 2nd through my Books Free and buy the 3rd one later unless it shows up free sometime soon 🙂

“The Mancode Exposed”-Rachel Thompson-Free when I got it, but no longer free….very funny read!

“Darkness Under the Sun” by Dean Koontz-short novella for Kindle that I paid for

“When parents text: So much said, so little understood” by Sophie Fraioli-The book from the site,, very funny, read on my Kindle

“Mile 81” by Stephen King-short novella on the Kindle

“Don’t look behind you” by Ann Rule-pretty much the only book I consider LONG that I have read recently…I love her true crime stories!

I read A LOT of books on Kindle this week, but a majority of them were pretty short, so that’s why!

What do you think you’ll read next? Either something else on my Kindle or I might work on reading books 5, 6 and 7 of the Vampire Kisses series by Ellen Schreiber that I started over the holidays…

*Note to blog followers, I will be restarting Mirthful Monday next Monday. I know I haven’t done it for a couple weeks, but I’m NOT getting rid of it, I was just taking a break from blogging a bit. For those interested in my ” 12 in ’12” journey, I will be posting about how the first month went and what my 2nd month goal is going to be, so stay tuned for that! :)*

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

What are you currently reading? “Don’t look behind you” by Ann Rule

What did you recently finish reading? “Bleeder” (Apocalypto, #3) by L.K. Rigel

“Sex with kings: 500 years of adultery, power, rivalry, and revenge” by Eleanor Herman-an interesting look at the secret world of mistresses, especially royal mistresses and how life was like for them.

What do you think you’ll read next? Probably one of the books saved on my kindle, but not sure which one yet….

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