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AKA Showcase Sunday

Yesterday I was feeling a bit glum as lots of other bloggers were announcing exciting arrivals in the post on Twitter (some of which I’m hoping to get too) and all my post contained was a letter about my pension. Boo! Still, I did get some great books this week (and lovely Lynsey realised she’d forgotten about me and sent me The War of the Wives) so I can’t complain too much. I have managed to get through a few NetGalleys as part of Review Copy Cleanup so I didn’t even feel all that guilty clicking that READ NOW button on Shadows. Seriously excited by this one…I mean do you remember the end of Ashes?

I also bought a lovely bracelet from Etsy made from old typewriter keys. Birgit has a discount code on her blog, so to find out more info I shall direct you to The Book Garden.


For Review:
Twisted Symmetry by Benjamin J. Myers (Orion)
The Last Good Man by A.J. Kazinski (Simon & Schuster)
The Death Sculptor by Chris Carter (Simon & Schuster)
The War of the Wives by Tamar Cohen (Doubleday)
Shadows by Ilsa J. Bick (Egmont USA)

Freebies:
Frost Child by Gillian Philip

The Dark Pages

Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.

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7 Comments

  1. Birgit

    Always a pleasure being an enabler when it comes to cute stuff! Love that bracelet!!

    BTW the current feature with "Bookish Charm" also offers a coupon AND there's a giveaway going on too until August 21st. So, if you (or anyone else who reads this, of course) haven't checked it out (yet) feel free to stop by!
    http://the-book-garden.blogspot.com/2012/08/bookish-etsy-bookish-charm-plus-giveaway.html

    1. Ellie

      I have spread the word on Twitter…trying to resist more spending. o_O

  2. ellepaulette

    Awesome haul this week! You always get such lovely books to read. I love your new bracelet!
    Happy Reading,
    Dani
    My Sunday Edition @ Paulette’s Papers

  3. kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews

    Aww, I would be depressed if I had a letter about my pension too! πŸ™‚ Great book haul, and I don't blame you for clicking on Shadows. The end in Ashes was such a cliffhanger! Enjoy all your reads and your beautiful bracelet, Ellie!

  4. Zoe

    Oh, wow, I LOVE that bracelet! Thanks for directing us to the link πŸ™‚ I haven't heard of any of those books but they look good. Happy reading! =)
    My SS:
    http://bookhi.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/showcase-sunday-4_19.html

  5. Anonymous

    The War of the Wives sounds like a great reading. Thanks for letting us know of it!

  6. Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures

    I love the bracelet! I ordered a bracelet from Etsy a few weeks ago as well.

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