Sunday, 4 September 2016

Incoming!

OMG, so many books. Where are they all coming from?! I didn't do an incoming post in August and admittedly this is 6 weeks worth but it doesn't include the bookshop crawl and Illumicrate books that I did actually blog about last month. I'm rubbish at book buying bans so I really need to speed up my reading... and we've got a new puppy arriving in two weeks. Maybe she will eat half my books and therefore help me cull them!

I was super reserved at Nine Worlds and only bought one book, The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley. I had wanted to buy it direct from Unsung Stories but didn't realise the publisher stands weren't in the expo on the Sunday. So, sorry I didn't get to say hi. I also treated myself to quite a few books from Waterstones, forgetting I had loads of book buying opportunities coming up.

I've read some of these already so please do check out my reviews of the latest Spinster Club book, The Deviants, A Little Knowledge and the Harry Potter script book. Please let me know what you've loved and what you're looking forward to out of these.


I was also sent the Discworld colouring book by Gollancz with the promise I would colour and share a page. You might have seen my progress on Instagram already but here it is again. I am definitely going to do more of this book. There's a good range of repeating patterns, simpler illustrations, favourite characters and plenty of dragons.



For Review:

Timekeepers by Simon Garfield (Canongate)
A Whisper of Horses by Zillah Bethell (Piccadilly Press)
Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari (Harvill Secker)
Something in Between by Melissa de la Cruz (HQ)
The Deviants by C.J. Skuse (HQ)
A Little Knowledge by Emma Newman (Diversion Books)
Discworld Colouring Book by Paul Kidby (Gollancz)
Mostly Void, Partially Stars by Joseph Fink + Jeffrey Cranor (Orbit)*
The Great Glowing Coils of the Universe by Joseph Fink + Jeffrey Cranor (Orbit)*
The Hidden People by Alison Littlewood (Jo Fletcher Books)*
Cartes Postales from Greece by Victoria Hislop (Headline)*
Dragonmark by Sherrilyn Kenyon (Piatkus)*
The Bastard Wonderland by Lee Harrison (Wrecking Ball Press)*

Bought:

The Beauty by Aliya Whiteley
The Good Immigrant edited by Nikesh Shukla
Unboxed by Non Pratt
What's a Girl Gotta Do? by Holly Bourne
Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall
Betrayals by Kelley Armstrong
The Weather Experiment by Peter Moore
Royal Tour by Amy Alward
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany + Jack Thorne
The Book of Tea by Kakuz┼Ź Okakura
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella



*Unsolicited titles

2 comments:

  1. Oh, the colouring book looks lovely! I think you will have to get your favorite books out of puppy's reach soon! :-) hugs and enjoy!

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  2. So jealous you have a full copy of the Victoria Hislop, the beautiful sampler I got has me itching to read the whole book.

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