Well, not truly mundane things, but not directly writing-related things, either.
I have been away from this blog for a little while now, and there are a couple of reasons for this. Mainly, my laptop was on the verge of death. Teetering at the edge of the dark chasmy abyss, as it were.
And well, the past couple of weeks have been BUSY.
First there was Books are for Lovers on Valentine’s Day, and this was The Mr and my haul:
Jasper Fforde, Brandon Sanderson, and some bookplates, because one can never have too many bookplates. True fact.
And then after doing two days of overtime at work (that’s 9 days of graveyards in a row, folks!) The Mr and I ran around spending our tax return on a new laptop (YAY!) and just as if not even more exciting: a washer and dryer.
Now. I know that doesn’t SEEM more exciting, especially as they are used and when all is said and done, the laundry still has to be done, but at least it doesn’t have to be done at a laundromat a city over anymore! (Yes, really) Oh the glory of just throwing in a load of wash when you need to. It is a wonderful thing.
The really exciting thing about the last week, though, is that I finished editing The Guardian’s Fall, the third and final installment of The Guardian Circle Series by Isabelle Santiago. YOU GUYS. I am SO EXCITED about this book! It wraps the series up just beautifully and I can’t tell you how much I love it. I’m super proud of my girl Isabelle, too, because she had to push herself really hard to get this book where it was (and I was not going to let it go out not fully formed!), but she did such a fabulous job.
If you haven’t yet had the delight of looking into The Guardian Circle Series yet, I am officially inviting you. Book one, The Guardian’s Mark is available for a limited time for $0.99!
What you’ll find here:
– Fantastic world-building, including a faceted, multi-cultural world centered on one (questionably balanced) religion
– Elemental magic, which is my favorite kind!
– Mesmerizing forbidden romance
– Underdogs and moral dilemmas
– Friendships that cross lifetimes
– Did I mention great world-building?
Pick up a copy of Guardian’s Mark today. Book 2 is also available, and Book 3 is just around the corner!
One thought on “In Which Lisa Spouts Excitement Over Mundane Things (And One Not Mundane At All Thing)”
Aww, thank you, doll!
Being the other half of my brain you are both my biggest fan and toughest critic. Which I love! Even though sometimes I’m beating my head (because, darnit, can’t everyone else read my mind like you can?), in the end, my writing is the better for it.
You’re the best CP a girl could ask for! It’s insane to think we’ve known each other for 10 years!
To another 10! Let’s keep changing the world one word at a time. 😉