August Book Haul
Have i got a stash to show you this month? Well yes, i darn well have and its gorgeousness personified!
Lets begin with a couple of books sent for review, i’ve decided to add them here rather than give them their own Book Mail this time but it will return.
A huge, huge thank you to Abrams & Chronicle Books and Simon & Schuster for these beauties.
Sit back and admire this cover design! and its a floppy, i adore floppies!
BOOM! this is a stunner of a cover too even though its a hardback but not only is front and back gorgeous but… the naked book beneath is a lovely surprise too!
What about that eh?
Now for the books I bought myself which i really shouldnt have but what the heck.
I’m so excited for all these books, i really am.
A bit of culture for a change here. I am so stoked for Circe by Madeline Miller so thought id read about Circe in readiness plus i just love these Penguin Little Black Classics. And then we have some poetry by Emily Bronte, as you should know by now I am a massive Bronte fan and have been for nearly 40 years!
I have wanted to read this for such a long time and now that i am planning an exciting blog post all about The Brontes this will come in very handy. I am a sucker for letters, diary entries, text, emails etc. Real or fictional so this is gonna be soooooo good.
I saw the next 3 books on Ariel Bissett’s channel and I trust her taste impeccably so I know i’m gonna love these. But this book is so gorgeous. It has this strange 3/4 size dust jacket as if they had run out of paper! but the naked hardback beneath is just book porn basically, look!
You cant really see it but the speckles on this are silvery and shimmery! just stunning.
This is a small book which i always prefer but i just love the premise and it has a few illustrations too. Ariel really rated this one too.
Another thin volume which pleases me a lot. Have heard mixed things about this and apparently its more character than plot driven but I cant wait to try it.
Oh my, this is such a cool book, another hardback which is such a change for me and it has illustrations, Oooooh!
Oh i forgot this was also a rec from Ariel Bissett. I’m not stalking her honestly! just love her channel. This sounds a really different idea for a plot and its super floppy! *all the smiles*
I do like me a puzzle or two to keep the old grey cells going for a bit longer. Cant guarantee ill get them all especially the Logic puzzles! I mean what are they all about?
PHEW! that was a huge pile and if you have made it this far Thank You!
Whats the best book you have bought recently?