I'm not sure how I feel about the final elimination, though. Instead of the books being judged by reviewers as they were in the first round, they are voted on by the public on the website during February. Therefore, it behooves the writer to badger one's friends and relatives to go to the website and vote.
Since the best things in life are free, Bats and Bones is optimistically currently in that category on iBooks and Barnes and Noble as well as Amazon. And The Lady of the Lake will be free this Friday and Saturday on Amazon only.
On another note, we made our first camping reservation of the year this week in Wisconsin in May. And we are still mulling over the possibility of a trip south sometime in February. Meanwhile, numerous projects are calling.