Sci Fi & Fantasy mini book haul

26th July 2018

Yes I bought more books! Yes I am on a Sci Fi/Fantasy kick right now! Yes one of them is a hardback copy which I try to avoid buying at all cost! But can you blame me, its bloody stonkingly gorgeous, don’t you agree? If this post is quite short its because we in the UK are currently suffering a massive heatwave and I am literally a puddle of goo on the floor so, you’ll…

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April mini book haul – for review

13th April 2018

I’ve been really lucky so far this month in getting three very different and very intriguing books sent from publishers for me to review.  I may get more as the month goes on but its easier to do them in small doses. This is what i’ve hauled The Electrical Venus by Julie Mayhew The Last Children of Tokyo by Yoko Tawada How to Love a Jamaican by Alexia Arthurs Book 1 – The Electrical Venus…

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February book haul

10th February 2018

Yes, its happened again. Proof that i have no control when it comes to buying books. I also now have a very messy bookcase which needs sorting, badly! Right lets get down to this shall we? No your eyes don’t deceive you and yes, that is a book series. The Broken Earth series by N.K. Jemisin. I have lost count of how many times The Fifth Season has appeared on my YouTube favourite’s channels. I…

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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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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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Book Mail #1

11th August 2017

Welcome to the first post of my new series Book Mail!  *Imagine cheering and a tickertape parade sort of thing* This is a new thing on the blog whereby i share with you the excitement of any book post as it arrives, literally minutes after postie delivers it through my letterbox and as soon as i’ve picked myself up from the floor after passing out with happiness, you will know about it. Not at the…

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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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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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additional mini August book haul

27th August 2016

Just had to share with you these four books that i have acquired in the last couple of days. I was approached by Little Brown/Sceptre books who asked if i’d like a copy of A Boy made of Blocks by Keith Stuart. Well I have seen this all over Twitter so of course I said yes please. Didn’t realise it would be a large hardback (groan) but it does sound an interesting story so I…

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June book haul – Part 2

30th June 2016

Welcome to my second June book haul post. I have been mega lucky this month with books sent to me plus i did indulge myself using a gift voucher from Christmas. (incidentally there are only 25 weeks to next Christmas! Hee hee) Anyway, here’s what i hauled. Isnt that just a glorious sight to behold? Smoke by Dan Vyleta – I’ve already begun reading this but it didnt hold my attention as much as i’d…

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