I cannot believe it is February already! January was a rough month and I think I'm glad it's over. I am already sick of the cold and sick of the snow. It has been an extreme winter for us. It's been a bit warmer here this weekend, but since we are close enough to the Atlantic, the cold is a damp cold. Also just found out the ceiling in the basement isn't insulated, so all that cold comes right up through the floorboards.
So, I had a little bit of a technical issue with my blog. I had been trying to load images to my posts for a couple weeks and I just couldn't get it to work. I kept rebooting my PC and nothing would work.
I made a To Do list. It currently has about 25 items on it. Of course, all these things were supposed to have been completed by last weekend; things like hanging up my clothes, folding laundry from the past couple weeks (it is laid out flat, but I haven't had the time to fold), write out bills, etc, all the way to taking down my Christmas decorations. I made a dentist's appointment, made lots of calls concerning medical bills for hubby, just so many things that all together are exceedingly time consuming. One of the things on the list was to figure out why I couldn't load images on my blog.
So I was playing around with my blog and again tried to load images and finally realized I was getting a message. I was being told that Blogger may not be compatible with my search engine. There was a link that took me to a page with a table that gave the categories of Windows, Mac and something else, can't remember now as I'm only concerned with Windows and it gave compatible search engines. The table indicated Internet Explorer 9 and 10 were compatible. When I asked hubby which version we were on, he advised we were on version 11. Huh. So I guess there was an Internet Explorer update because one day I could load pictures and one day I could not.
So, now I have to work on my blog on Google Chrome exclusively. The problem with Google Chrome is that I am now getting a message saying "Could not load Norton Identity Safe." So, I got that going for me. Riiight. I honestly cannot tell you why I have all these technical difficulties. Just suffice it to say I do and leave it at that.
Anyway, the mail carrier has decided once again to blank me and not deliver any parcels. Last week, I got a box of manga and a delicious goody box from my friend Terri over at Alexia's Books and Such (edible goodies, not the reading kind). This week, it has been a drought, though.
The one book I am really anxious to get my hands on? Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge. I had an opportunity about two months ago to order it at a decent discount, but couldn't figure out what to add to the purchase. Amazon raised their free shipping to $35.00 during Black Friday weekend, the sly boots. By the time I was ready to order, the price had dropped to 25% and has dropped more. I figured I would hold off because sometimes the new books are discounted heavily after their release date or the Kindle might drop. I am still waiting for a drop in price.
So I have had to content myself with eBooks this week. Amazon has had some nifty promotions. Besides the Daily Deals and Monthly Deals, they had the Big Deal (up to 85% off) and 20 Kindle books for $2.00. I have been in eBook heaven or perhaps eBook hell. More to come on this.
But let's get down to business.
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews.
Kindle Books Purchased:
Legacy by Molly Cochran - Big Deal title
Doomed by Tracy Deebs - Big Deal title
Accidental Crush by Adrienne Torrisi
After the Music by Christine Feehan - Big Deal title
All's Fair in Love, War and High School by Janette Rallison - Big Deal title
Love Show by Audrey Bell
Holiday Magick: 20 Holiday Stories with a Twist by Rich Storrs, Jessica Porteous - Big Deal title
The Road to You by Marilyn Brant
The Harp and the Blade (Prologue Books) by John Myers Myers - Big Deal Title
Born of Oak and Silver (The Caradoc Chronicles) by Marie McKean, Manthos Lappas - Free eBook
Flight (The Crescent Chronicles) by Alyssa Rose Ivy
Focus (The Crescent Chronicles #2) by Alyssa Rose Ivy
Found (The Crescent Chronicles #3) by Alyssa Rose Ivy
First (A Crescent Chronicles Novella) by Alyssa Rose Ivy
Soar (The Empire Chronicles #1) by Alyssa Rose Ivy
Strobe Edge 8
Happy Marriage? 4 The Devil and Her Love Song 13
Kimi ni Todoke (From Me to You) 18
Kamisama Kiss 14
Sakura Hime: The Legend of Princess Sakura 12
Voice Over! Seiyu Academy 3
That's it for this past week! Can't wait to see what the forthcoming week will bring!