Tuesday, May 31, 2016

June Reading List

 How did I do in May?  Quite productive:)

-Work on Heart Song  Not yet...
-Send Kira to editor,along  with 1st payment Not yet.....
-Send cover request to artist, along with 1st payment  Not yet....
-Make 1st payment to B, cover artist for AU print books  Check:)
-Have a good 25th anniversary celebration  Check:)
-Spend an enjoyable day in Nashville, TN and also sight-see  Check:)
-Edit fairy story  1st edit, check:)
-Do well at Washington Main St craft fair  Sold 2, despite the cold (50s) weather
-Get the Tween to pass 5th grade  Still waiting for his report card....
-Enroll Tween in CMS  Almost finished:)
-Attend either Edinburgh Author's Fair  Check:)  Almost sold 2....
-Have a good time at Indy 500 (100th running this year!)  Check!  Alexander Rossi, the rookie I picked to cheer for, won!!!!
-Walk more  50/50
-Lose 5+pounds  Ugh....scale going wrong way!

Books Read:  15
Print:  2
E-book:  13

Songs Added To Karaoke Good List:  9 

June Goals:
-Work on Heart Song (am I a broken record or what?)
-Send Kira to editor, along with 1st payment
-Send cover request to DD, along with 1st payment
-Make 2nd payment to B
-Pay RW for Orion Antho
-Do well at Heaps of Jeeps Festival  Zero direct sales, but hoping for some from online! Very good day!
-Do well at Legends Garden Party  Sold one....yay, gas $$!!!
-Do well at Corning Irish Festival  Sold one and was invited to sing with the band, so yay!
-Declutter basement and storage unit
-Enroll Tween in football
-Finish ghost story
-Lose 5+ pounds

June Reading List:
Mountain of Deception-Carol Preflatish Loved the twist at the end!
Harley Brennan, Running Back-Jean Joachim  DRR!  Loved this!!!
Triple B Baking Co-Michel Prince  DRR!  LOVED this mature relationship!!!  No stupid misunderstandings or assumptions:)
The Heartbreaker-Tricia Anderson  RR!  I was irritated by L's juvenile attitude.
Shine Your Love On Me-JJ  DRR! Really enjoyed this 3rd installment of this series:)

Hers To Bear-Tamara Hoffa  DRR!  Loved this book!  Even though I thought some of the 'girl talk' was a bit juvenile at times, this was the first bear shifter story I'd ever read, and definitely want to read the next one in this series:)
Whip Me, Beat Me, Make Me Write Hot Sex-Tymber Dalton  DRR, esp for anyone who wants to write about the lifestyle, even if they've never experienced it.  I found it full of valuable information:)

Karaoke Songs:
You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth-Meatloaf  A bit low, but people said it sounded good:)
Crocodile Rock-Elton John  Again, a little low, and there were spots where I couldn't get the words out, ha ha!
You were Meant for Me-Jewel  Good!
You'll Be In My Heart-Phil Collins  Again, a little low, but I love this song!!!
You're In Love-Wilson Phillips  Not too bad:)
Dancing in the Street-David Bowie/Mick Jagger or Martha and the Vandellas  Was told I had the 'voice of an angel' :)
You're So Vain-Carly Simon  Nailed it!
Dancing on the Ceiling-Lionel Ritchie  Did fairly well:) Even used EY's *ahem* switched up lyrics...;)
You're Still The One-Shania Twain  Not too bad:)
You're The Inspiration-Chicago  Good:)
Da Do Run Run-The Crystals Nailed it:)
You're The One That I Want-Grease (with Brower??)  Very good:)
You're The Voice-John Farnham  Totally nailed it!!!  LOVE this song!!!

Land of Confusion-Genesis  Nailed it:)
Last Dance-Donna Summer  Not too awful....
Last Kiss-Pearl Jam A little low, but sounded good!
Last Name-Carrie Underwood  DNH....adding this to Thurs line up.
Lay It On the Line-Triumph  Not too bad!  Probably only time I'll ever sing it though...
Lay Your Hands On Me-Bon Jovi  Ditto.  See above.
Le Freak-Chic  Very surprised Mark had this!  Did well; people even danced!
Lead Me On-Amy Grant  DNH...adding this to Thurs
Leader of the Band-Dan Fogleberg  DNH  Ditto; see above
Leader of the Pack-Shangri Las  Sounded good:)
Lean On Me-Bill Withers Did well! Charlie joined me on the chorus:)

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