Wednesday, March 1, 2017

March Reading List

Apparently, I had a productive February!  Edited and released Kenzie's new book, Kira's Slice of Pizza, in both e-format and print, plus accomplished most of what I set out to do:
-Finish cover request and send partial payment  Check:)  It's beautiful!!!!
-Finish Ghost Story  I've added at leat 600 words to it:)
-Add words to Heart Song  Nope
-Buy copies of Hotel Stories Nope
-Get more decorations up on walls still working on it:)
-Finish watching Downton Abbey Check:)
-Finish Kira edits and start early promo  1st round finished, plus cover art shared:)  2/23:  Book Released!  Now working on print version.
-Lose 5 pounds Won't know until March
-File taxes  Check:) Got them back a week later!!!

Health:  Finally got my voice back!  I was getting aggravated with my limited range.

Books Read:  4
           Print:  2
        E-book:  2
            DNF:  1

Songs Added To Good List:  8, even though I had no voice for most of the month!

So What About March's Goals?
-Buy copies of Hotel, Orion, and Kira (check!)
-Do well at Eagles Craft Fair  Bleh....sold 0.  Hardly anyone showed up.
-Finish Ghost Story
-Buy copies of Crossroads Antho (releasing March 15th!) Not arriving until April 3rd now.
-Start gathering promo for April signing  Check:)
-Lose 5 pounds
-Finish formatting previously released books (already did 1-4 of AU:)  AU 5-7, check:)  KM's Chosen, check:); WAH, check:)
-Pay cover artist(s)
-Watch King's Speech and Le Mis, plus classic TV DVDs

March Reading List:
A Kings Christmas-Jean Joachim  DRR!  Loved this!
Shogun-James Clavell  Enjoyed certain parts....maybe need to watch mini-series again?

To Live Again-VI Edwards  LOVED It:)  DRR!
Christmas Valentine-Jamie Carie  DRR!  Loved it:)
Just Another Rainy Day-Amber Skyze  Very good:)
It's Always Something-Nikki Lynn Barrett  DRR!!!  LOVED THIS!

Karaoke Songs:
We Don't Need Another Hero-Tina Turner Did moderately well:)
Friends and Lovers-Gloria LoringlCarl Anderson  LOL....think I did better on Carl Anderson's part!
Hard To Say I'm Sorry-Chicago  Nailed it:)  Was disappointed Get Away wasn't included.  I wanted to do the dance that our color guard performed our senior year, lol!
We Don't Talk Anymore-Cliff Richards  Not too bad.
We Got The Beat-Go-Gos  Nailed it!
Hard To Say It's Over-Sheena Easton  DNH
Left in the Dark-Barbra Streisand  DNH
We Just Disagree-Dave Mason  Ugh.
Lifeline-Papa Roach  DNH
We May Never Pass This Way Again-Seals and Crofts  Ugh.

Lyin' Eyes-Eagles Bleh....don't think I was on the right note.
MacArthur Park-Donna Summer Abridged version and did well!
Mad About You-Belinda Carlisle  Nailed it:)
Magic-Olivia Newton-John  Nailed it, plus people sang along!
Magic Carpet Ride-Steppinwolf  Wasn't too bad; just had never practiced 2nd verse!
Magic Man-Heart  Did well on this one; bar patrons cheered and even had one guy looking enthusiastic!
Magnet and Steel-Walter Egan  Did okay on it.
Magical Mystery Tour-Beatles DNH
Make Me Lose Control-Eric Carmen  DNH
Makin' It-David Naughton Did fairly well...
Making Love Out Of Nothing At All-Air Supply  Elaine took the low part; I took the high, and we knocked it out of the park:)
Mama-Genesis  DNH
Mama He's Crazy-Judds  Did fairly well:)
Mama's Broken Heart-Miranda Lambert Wasn't too bad; flubbed a line on the 2nd verse though...
Disney Mambo #5:  Rocked it:)

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