Book Review: The Birth of Death (The Legacy of Evorath #1) by Joseph Macolino

My review is up 🙂

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Author: Joseph Macolino 
Release Date: 8th June 2014
Genre: Fantasy
Edition: E-book
Pages: 1,378
Publisher: Create Space

Rating: ★★★★

Blurb:

Artimus, the head investigator for the elvish kingdom of Erathal, is disturbed when he discovers that the culprit behind a recent string of kidnappings presents the greatest threat the world of Evorath has ever seen. As he develops feelings for Savannah, a beautiful elvish druid hiding a great secret, he struggles to separate his personal feelings from his responsibilities to the crown. Meanwhile, Irontail, a young centaur warrior, endeavors to find his way in a tribe where independent thought is discouraged.
When their paths cross, the entire forest must unite, performing an ancient ritual to combat this new evil. While the world of Evorath deals with this great threat, Artimus and his companions must put their internal conflicts to rest as they work together to combat this harbinger…

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Book Review: Lake Of Fire (Apostates Book #3) by Lars Teeney

My Review is up at Heena’s Blog 😀

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Author: Lars Teeney
Release Date: 1st July 2016
Genre: Science-Fiction, Dystopian
Edition: E-book
Pages: 250
Publisher: Xcism Press

Rating: ★★★★★

Blurb:

Archon Greta Sanchez and Strategos Evan Nubia struggle to hold together the Manhattan Union, amid Acolyte Possession Attacks, factional strife, and Database cartel crimes, while Sister Consuela Grajales tries to provide spiritual guidance to the people after she has renounced violence. But, when the Acolyte Possessions threaten all of their families directly the former Apostates consult Simon Schrubb about this mysterious threat. Simon Schrubb directs them to seek out Paradise, a hypothetical super backup server that just may hold the key to the Acolytes. And so, they set off in an armored convoy across the radioactive city ruins and dead tree littered wastelands on their perilous quest.
Little do the Apostates know that Apedemak Nubia and his Nubian Braves fight for control of their home, Sulfur Springs, which…

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Quarterly Goals

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Hello my to all my wonderful readers, I hope you are all having a great Saturday ❤

Quarterly Goals, is a new feature that I will be posting once in every three months. I saw this feature at a YouTuber Author, Jenna Moreci. I loved it so much, so I thought it would be a great idea to try it out.

So far, it’s amazing.

I’ve already accomplished a few of my goals and I just started writing these goals. Usually, I write my monthly goals and even weekly/daily goals and with all that is going on in my life right now, I always feel overwhelmed and stressed.

Making these goals makes me feel that I have more control of the chaos around me and be able to do the things I want without being too stressed out or guilt. I still use daily/weekly goals but as a broken down of these goals I have below 🙂

So, this is how it works (as she said in her Vlog)… You need to write 10 to 20 goals and you need to accomplish at least half of those goals by the end of the quarter.

If I accomplish half or more, than it is “well done” for me 😀

If I fail, then it is “public failure” for me (Yay) 😦

Here are my Quarterly goals (Jan-Mar)

  1. Buy new boxes.
  2. Organize things in the boxes.
  3. Finish with the revising.
  4. Have a date night with hubby once a week (already doing this <3).
  5. Organize my Mom’s things.
  6. Organize writing room.
  7. Outline the new project.
  8. Write 150 pages.
  9. Find my F* lost book.
  10. Write at least 8 blog posts a month.
  11. Post more on my social media.
  12. Clean up my Twitter.
  13. Change Covers/Banners/Themes (for social media & blog).
  14. Clean & organize my blog.
  15. Eat healthier (2-3 veggies/fruits a day).
  16. Drink more water (1.5-3 liters a day).
  17. Walk more.
  18. Cook at least 3 healthy meals a week.
  19. Reconnect with friends IRL (so hard for me).
  20. Take some pictures of hubby and me and print them out.
  21. Buy new simple frames and put those picture in them.
  22. Follow blog/social media stats.
  23. Reach 700 followers on Twitter (would love some help in this) 😀
  24. Research some things for an awesome giveaway (started).

 

Okay, so I have a bit more than 20 goals, lol but some are smaller than others (so that’s okay). Wish me luck with all these goals and I do hope I will be able to accomplish at least half and not fail here in front of all you, lol.

I do like that in this goal setting approach, I still hold myself accountable but not without the massive stress I usually feel 😀

Are you a goal-setting kind of a person? If you are, how do you go about that?

As always, thank you so much for reading ❤

Galit

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Mini Update

MiniUpdate

Hey everyone,

Sorry for the long absence (again).

I was still feeling ill and my mom had to move to a new home. We had to search fast for a new and better home for her and finally, we found one.

It is close by so I can still visit her a lot and I hope that slowly she will love it there ❤

Even though this move was very emotional for her and physically challenging, I still think that this new place is a bit more suitable for her needs. Moving to a new place is always scary and it feels weird for both of us, but I think she is ready for a new start and maybe she will be able to feel as this is her new home.

What about me?

Well… I still have this sore throat going on (yep, still), maybe it’s just due to the cold weather (I really don’t know, nor the doctor knows, lol). I feel tired but I know that things will come down (they had to, right?).

Things I have done:

My revision is all done ((Happy Dance)).

I’m is still at the beginning with my editing, but I did start ((so proud)), lol.

I am almost done with the review for the book I just finished reading for Heena 🙂

Decluttered my computer (a bit) and mostly my closets.

Other than that everything goes on the back burner because my mom has a lot of doctors appointments this month, due to a surgery she is about to undergo, so… there are many things to plan and do.

However, I have already scheduled a few posted that will be posted this week and next week and even 2 new + old series that will come by the end of the month (Oh yeah.. Feeling very productive, lol) 😀

Btw, if you ever want to reach me just to talk or ask me something, I downloaded most of my social media accounts to my phone so I could be more connected with you all ❤ I missed you all so much ❤

I have tons of blog posts reading, lol, to do on the weekend and I can’t wait to see what I’ve missed 😀

I hope you all having a nice day and I will see you on Friday 😀

As always, thank you so much for reading ❤

GalitLet’s chat on:

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Quick Update

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Hello to all my readers and fellow bloggers,

Today is the day I am leaving to London (yey) and we are all packed and ready to drive to the airport 💗

I am so sorry that I was M.I.A for so much. These past two weeks we had such stressful days with our dog and now I hope that our veterinarian will manage to help her. 
Wish us luck 😉

Due to a masive request (you guys are amazing, thank you) I will update my instagram daily (maybe hourly, lol) about our trip… So prepare to be spammed all over instagram, twitter, facebook and even my blog 💗
So don’t forget to check these out 😉

Have a wonderful weekend and day and I will try to write soon.

I will miss you all and I promise to catch up on your posts once we have landed and are well rested.

Btw, if you saw my instagram you know that a new story popped into my head and since then I am writing non stop (writing so far on my phone, lol).

Okay, must finish this post and we are off to the airport ✈

Love, 
Galit