Sunday, 9 June 2013


AKA Showcase Sunday

Well I off-loaded 4 bags of books this week to a charity book sale and I removed about 30 books from my TBR yesterday, which more than makes up for my random cheap ebook purchases. Actually, when I say random, they were all wishlist books, as well as Etiquette and Espionage which I found in The Works. Yes, I went into The Works and only bought ONE BOOK!

For review:
The Dance of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin (Indigo)
Revenge Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger (HarperCollins)
The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones (Headline)
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury)
Unseen by Karin Slaughter (Random House)

Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carriger
Extremes: Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body by Dr Kevin Fong
Blood Bound by Rachel Vincent
We by Yevgeny Zamyatin
No and Me by Delphine de Vigan

Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.


  1. Ahhh yes! I got so excited to see Gail Carriger in The Works. BARGAIN!
    Some really awesome books this week, Ellie. I hope you enjoy all of them. Really looking forward to reading Crown of Midnight (as well as everyone else).

  2. Book purge, yay! Now tell me, doesn't it feel good to let go ... especially considering the fact that you also made room for new books *cough*.

  3. I got Etiquette and espionage in The works a couple of weeks ago too lol

  4. String Diaries looks so good, looking forward to that one! And I need to start with Carriger's books...

    Happy reading!
    My haul

  5. ARGH! Crown of Midnight. I keep seeing it everywhere, LOL. I've heard it's awesome. Hope you enjoy your books.

  6. I'm dying to get my hands on Revenge Wears Prada! I love Lauren Weisbergers books! So I'm really looking forward to that one.
    Etiquette & Espionage sounds amazing!
    Enjoy :)

  7. Oh I got The Dance of the Red Death and Revenge Wears Prada too. I'm stupidly excited for the first one - I LOVED the first book and I've been dying for this one to arrive for ages.

    I didn't request Revenge Wears Prada, but I read the first one years ago and I vaguely remember liking it, so I'll give that one a go too :)

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  9. I adore The Works - it tempts me to buy books that weren't on my wishlist just because they are cheap! Crown of Midnight looks great and I really need to read Blood Bound as I bought a paper copy when it first came out. :-)

  10. Yaaaaay for Revenge Wears Prada! I'm dying to read that one. Hope you enjoy!

  11. Great haul! I hope you enjoy them all. I've only read Dance of the Red Death. Very curious about Espionage and Etiquette.

    My SS

  12. I think I might be getting Revenge Wears Prada this week *fingers crossed*. Gonna squeeze book one in asap! :D And how on earth did you only buy one book in The Works? Small branch?

    1. PS. I also meant to add: yay for bookish clearouts! I need to do that too. But I also want to check what I could sell and what has potential swabability, the rest will be charity shopped. But which shop?! We have four!!

    2. *is* a small branch but I could have easily picked out 3 books to buy. BUT I talked myself down as I really wouldn't have read them any time soon.

  13. Love your haul! I really, really want to read the Masque of the Red Death series.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. :)

  14. Hahaha, well done on being so restrained with The Works, Ellie! :))) I saw that book last time I was in our branch too. Lovely haul today! How have I missed We? It sounds fab. Just added it to my wishlist. Enjoy all your books and please do read Deathless when you have a chance. It's brilliant!

  15. Everyone seems to have Crown of Midnight! I really need to read Throne of Glass, it's been sitting on my shelf for ages. So many books! *flails*

  16. Oooh, Revenge Wears Prada! I loved the first book so must pick this up when it comes out, would love to know what you think of it when you've read it! :)
    Enjoy your books, lovely! :) x

  17. I really want to read Etiquette and Espionage, and finally start the Throne of Glass series. Enjoy :)

  18. Great haul hope you enjoy all your new books :)

  19. Oh I really can't wait to read Revenge Wears Prada, I hope we both enjoy it as much as the first book. Also I'm so excited about starting Crown of Midnight too! I hope you enjoy all your reads Eliie and thanks for stopping by! :)


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