September Book Haul

2nd September 2017

Yes its happened again! Yes I have more books! Get over it! Lets get to the books shall we? I dont usually follow book awards especially not The Man Booker. All the books chosen are usually far too ‘high falutin’ for me but I have been eagerly waiting for Autumn by Ali Smith to come out and Elmet sounds really good so I had to get them. UPDATE and WARNING: Just begun reading Elmet and…

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August Book Haul

26th August 2017

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. Odd & True by Cat Winters Sit back…

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Book Mail #3

16th August 2017

BOOM! take a look at this! I only got a copy of the wonderful Jen Cambell’s book, The Beginning of the world in the middle of the night! How exciting is that? A huge thank you to Two Roads books for this treat. It came with some fab little goodies too including: a sort of tea ball? not sure as i dont drink tea A bag of silver Smarties a large seed, which looks like…

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Book Mail #2

12th August 2017

Well i never expected Book Mail #2 to be written so quickly but today this beauty came through my door A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge I was so thrilled! Frances Hardinge is an award winning writer and to get a proof of her latest book is such an honour.  Its published on 21st September by Pan Macmillan.  I’ve been lucky enough to receive ARC’s from publishers for over 3 years now but each…

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Gorgeous books

5th August 2017

Sometimes you just have to sit back and admire the gorgeous covers that come on books these days.  I didnt buy any of these just because of the cover (well alright the Ghachar, Ghochar one did help) but damn it if they arent bloody delicious sights to behold. Let me introduce you, first up we have… The Abyss Beyond Dreams by Peter F. Hamilton which at 680 pages is way, WAY bigger than my normal…

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June book haul

20th June 2017

Yes, its happened again! I appear to have accumulated a few more books *sighs loudly with head in hands* But hey, its cool and I am NOT sorry and this is why! Now you cant tell me thats doesnt get your blood pumping with excitement, can you? anyway lets just do this thing shall we? Here are the books I was kindly sent by publishers Stevie over at Gollancz kindly contacted me to see if…

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A book haul did you say? dont mind if i do!

12th April 2017

Just a quick post to share with you some of the splendiferous books that I appear to have acquired recently. They seem to magnetically attach to my hands! No idea how it happens but hey, whos complaining? First we have some rather lovely books i was sent by those splendid folk called publishers I am especially excited to have New Boy by Tracy Chevalier as its part of the Hogarth Shakespeare re-imagined series. I now…

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February book haul

3rd March 2017

I managed to accrue quite a few books this month, take a squiz at this lovely lot Some were kindly sent to me and others I bought myself including some I got for my birthday last week. More on them later as I read them. via PressSync

another book haul

22nd January 2017

Yes, another week, another pile of books is accumulated *sigh* *big smile* here they be: books i did buy for me Yes, its true i have the two Isabel Greenberg graphic novels, at last, in my life and in my hot little hands *dances for joy* I treated myself using gift vouchers i was kindly given for Crimbo.  Aren’t they bloody gorgeous? Oh yes they are! Also i buyed me these Yes, you’re right what…

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Stacking The Shelves (240)

8th January 2017

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Click HERE to visit the page and join in for yourself. I haven’t taken part in this for far too long so as part of my…

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