Sunday, 16 November 2014


AKA Showcase Sunday

We gave ourselves a week to buy things off our wishlists before the cut-off for us to start buying Christmas presents. I was very good and bought one actual book and 3 ebooks (plus a pre-order) despite having birthday money burning a hole in my wallet. I got some lovely old Windies from Josh and The Other Ellie sent me two books (one of which I've read already). Thank you lovelies!

I am giving away the Julie Shaw books because they are not my cup of tea at all.

I also got a mysterious evidence box in the post. I am yet to go through and read the sampler whilst examining the evidence, but I shall do a separate post when I get round for it. The box was to publicise the new Patricia Cornwell novel. I used to read her Scarpetta series but stopped quite a few years ago now. We'll have to see if this tactic works.

For review:
Circus of the Unseen by Joanna Owen (Hot Key Books)
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart (Hot Key Books)
Waiting for Doggo by Mark B. Mills (Headline)
Our Vinnie by Julie Shaw (HarperCollins)
My Mam Shirley by Julie Shaw (HarperCollins)
My Uncle Charlie by Julie Shaw (HarperCollins)

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
An English Boy in New York by T.S. Easton
Web by John Wyndham
Chocky by John Wyndham
The Outward Urge by John Wyndham

Otherworld Nights by Kelley Armstrong
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
The Manifesto on How to be Interesting by Holly Bourne
The Card Sharp by Laura Lam

Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.


  1. Ooh, the wishlist cut off point is a really good idea... but then it would technically allow me to buy more books and that's never a good idea. Sometimes the 'I might get that for Christmas' concept is the only thing that keeps me in line!

    The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting looks really interesting and I've heard good things.

  2. Great haul! I hope you enjoy all your new reads :)


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