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AKA Showcase Sunday

OK, OK, I know this looks like a lot… BUT it’s two weeks’ worth AND there was an annoying Kindle sale with loads of fantastic titles. I was going to do a vlog but have been distracted by the Olympics so here’s the normal format once again:



For Review:
The Heart Broke In by James Meek (Canongate)
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller (Headline)
The Bend in the Sky by D.S. Morgan (Matador)
Go to Sleep by Helen Walsh (Canongate)
The Fall of the Stone City by Ismail Kadare (Canongate)
Alice in Zombieland by Gena Showalter (MIRA Ink)
Rape Girl by Alina Klein (Namelos)

Bought:
13 by Kelley Armstrong
Partials by Dan Wells
Tigers in Red Weather by Liza Klaussmann
Looking for Trouble by Cath Staincliffe
John Doe by Tess Gerritsen
A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton
Last Man Standing by Davide Longo
Frozen Music by Marika Cobbold
Jaws by Peter Benchley
Faery Tales and Nightmares by Melissa Marr
The Greek Myths by Robin Waterfield
Next World Novella by Matthias Politycki
Maybe This Time by Alois Hotschnig
The Brothers by Asko Sahlberg
The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
All My Friends are Superheroes by Andrew Kaufman
The Waterproof Bible by Andrew Kaufman
Beside the Sea by Veronique Olmi

Won:
Bello Best of British Crime
Home to Roost by Andrew Garve




Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.

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12 Comments

  1. Sam (Tiny Library)

    The kindle sales get me too – every time I spend more than I want to, it's just so easy!

  2. Sophia

    Ooh, Peirene Press – I'm very tempted by their books, they all look so interesting and carefully chosen. And Jaws – haha, fantastic! You should do a readalong!

  3. kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews

    Holy Moses, Ellie! That's a very respectable pile of books! :))) Enjoy all of them! I'll be keeping an eye out for your review of Alice in Zombieland πŸ˜‰

  4. Hannah @ Dragons and Whimsy

    Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on Partials. I'd like to read it but not sure how much I want to.

  5. Birgit

    Annoying Kindle sales … tell me about it! And what do I see? I also got "The Stepford Wives" this week!!

  6. So many books, so little time

    Ooh that is a lot, I think your worse than me πŸ˜€

    Lainy http://www.alwaysreading.net

  7. Unknown

    Ooh the Greek Myths book looks interesting, may have to be forced to get that…

  8. Laura

    I'm pretty glad I don't have a kindle now if these are the things that happen! But this is amazing! I really want to read The Stepford Wives…

  9. Unknown

    I nominated you for the Versatile Blog Award! Check out the deets:

    http://dalesplace-dale.blogspot.com/2012/08/blog-award.html

  10. Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures

    I've been thinking about picking up The Dog Stars for a while. It sounds great!

  11. Lindsay

    Look forward to reading what you think of the Peirene novels, and also of Tigers in Red Weather. I liked it but felt it was a bit style and atmosphere over substance, although admittedly the atmosphere is seductive.

  12. Ellie

    *dies* ALL THE PRETTIES! Really want to read The Dog Stars. REALLY REALLY want to read The Stepford Wives. Just bought Tigers in Red Weather. Really enjoyed Jaws. ALL THE PRETTIES! πŸ˜€

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