Sunday, 18 May 2014


AKA Showcase Sunday

I went a whole week with no new books (I'm not counting the 2 extras I got from the Humble Bundle - but was great to get the second volume of Saga for no extra money). I thought we might just be hitting a quiet time of year (would be no bad thing tbh), but no, lots of stuff through the door this week!

I'm trying to hold off buying any more books (it's painful) until after my holiday and the Ninja Book Swap. Last swap, my gift was delayed and I'd managed to buy one of the books already, so I really need to remember not to do that again. Also to keep my wishlist very up-to-date. There are loads of books out on 5th June I want, but it's helpful that I'll be away so I haven't pre-ordered anything.

For review:
The Cyberiad by Stanislaw Lem (Penguin)
You're the One That I Want by Giovanna Fletcher (Penguin)
Herring Girl by Debbie Taylor (Oneworld)
The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix by Paul Sussman (Transworld)
Surrender by Donna Malane (Exhibit A)
Theft of Life by Imogen Robertson (Headline)
Paradigm by Ceri A. Lowe (Bookoutre)

Humble Bundle Extras:
Saga #2 by Brian K. Vaughan + Fiona Staples
The Manhatten Projects #1 by Jonathan Hickman + Nick Pitarra

Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.


  1. I LOVE your pictures! I stumbled upon your blog just recently and looked at all your Incoming! posts because I love looking at pictures of books! :D

    I need to look up The Manhattan Projects! I haven't read comics in ages but started reading again last week with Saga (which I LOVED) and now I'm back into reading them.

  2. Saga looks awesome, Ellie! Hope you enjoy all your reads and don't feel guilty about buying all these books, you'll read them all eventually (or so I say to myself) :)))

  3. I'll be very interested to hear what you make of the late Paul Sussman - I've heard interesting things about his books but have never read one, so... get on that. I've also heard good things about Giovanna Fletcher (and not just about her AWESOME relatives), so... yeah, get on that as well. I'll just sit over here and wait for your verdicts. :D


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