Sunday, 22 March 2015

Incoming!

AKA Showcase Sunday

I'm trying not to buy books at the moment until I've read some of the ones I've bought recently. I kept walking past the Buried Giant display in Waterstones' window thinking I really must read the last special edition I bought from there first. Then I was feeling a bit down one day and I came out of work to find my boyfriend clutching a copy for me. He's the best!

I also got a box from My Geek Box this month but it was a bit disappointing. We might try one from somewhere else next month but I do fear that if you're not into Marvel you're screwed. Josh did get a Ghostbusters t-shirt out of it, so it wasn't a complete loss. We made our DIY Wolverine Munny completely wonky too, so he has a bit of charm.

I'm raising money for the Alzheimer's Society. Please give a few pounds if you can. Thank you!


For review:
The Good Girl by Fiona Neill (Penguin)
Uprooted by Naomi Novik (Tor)
The Double Shadow by Sally Gardner (Orion)
The Living and the Dead in Winsford by HÃ¥kan Nesser (Mantle)

Gifted:
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.

3 comments:

  1. I saw your post about The Buried Giant the other day - it's so nice of him. Hope you enjoy it!

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  2. Nice assortment of books...The Double Shadow and The Good Girl both caught my eye...off to find out more about them.

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  3. I've never read Naomi Novik but Uprooted sounds very tempting, Ellie. Yay for boyfriends understanding the importance of bookish gifts!

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