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AKA Showcase Sunday

A couple of lovely covers this week. The Last Banquet has a fanastic bewigged tiger gracing its cover and Pretty Girl Thirteen is not much to look at on the screen but it has a very pretty spot varnish pattern on in person. I may have made a tiny order with The Book People… I actually forgot all about them and was feeling very smug and restrained until I noticed them perched on the edge of the bookcase. And thanks to Dan for sending me his spare copy of Butter!

For review:
Pretty Girl Thirteen by Liz Coley (HarperCollins)
The Last Banquet by Jonathan Grimwood (Canongate)

Gifted:
Butter by Erin Lange (DogEarDiscs)

Bought:
Ketchup Clouds by Annabel Pitcher
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
The Book of Human Skin by Michelle Lovric


Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.

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16 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Pretty Girl Thirteen sounds like an amazing read! I hope you enjoy it πŸ™‚

    Great haul πŸ™‚ Have a lovely Sunday πŸ™‚

    Megan xxxxxx
    My Showcase Sunday

  2. Sophia

    The Book of Human Skin has been on my wishlist for ages, and I just had a look at butter – what an amazing idea for a novel. I'll be very intrigued to see your review on that one!

  3. Mel@Thedailyprophecy

    Butter is such a strange story! Haha. Code name verity sounds fascinating.

    Happy reading πŸ˜€

    Mel@thedailyprophecy.

  4. kit

    I very nearly bought Code Name Verity this week, but the last copy in the bookshop was kind of battered! I'm interested to hear what Butter is like, it's been stuck on my TBR list for ages. Hope you enjoy your books this week!

  5. Library cat

    Great haul. I'll try some of them. They look interesting. Enjoy your reading!
    http://chicklibrarycat.blogspot.com

  6. Claire

    The Book of Human Skin sounds really creepy! I've heard awesome things about Code Name Verity. Happy reading πŸ™‚

    My Showcase Sunday is here if you'd like a look πŸ™‚

  7. kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews

    oh, I am not looking at The Book People at the moment – pretty broke, and I have got loads to read still! πŸ™‚ Stupid weird addiction…

    Loving your book haul, Ellie! Intrigued by The Book of Human Skin. Enjoy!

  8. Unknown

    Pretty Girl 13 is supposed to be really good! I hope you like it! πŸ˜€

    I need to look the rest up on Goodreads:)

    Enjoy your books! πŸ˜€

    My Showcase Sunday πŸ™‚

  9. Mel

    I was circling The Book of Human Skin a while ago but decided to go with something else in the end…but it looks very intriguing! Looking forward to seeing what you think!

  10. Victoria Hooper

    Ketchup Clouds! I've heard a lot about that one, very interested in it. Look forward to your review!

    Hope you enjoy reading these, and have a lovely week! πŸ˜€

  11. Daisy

    AAH! CODE NAME VERITY! It's SO GOOD! I can't remember if I've seen you review it, but if you haven't read it: DO IT SOON!
    I'm still waiting on my pre-order of Pretty Girl 13, it sounds really good!
    Enjoy your books!

  12. NovelKatie

    You are in for a treat with The Book Of Human Skin! Great book! Enjoy!

  13. Chinoiseries

    I had forgotten about The Book of Human Skin, but have now put it on hold at the library πŸ™‚ Butter sounds intriguing, in a morbid way :s It's a pretty pile of books you've got there!

  14. Angie

    I really want to read BUTTER! Happy reading. πŸ˜€

    Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

  15. Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures

    Pretty covers indeed – I love the cover of Ketchup Clouds. The US edition of Butter has been on my wishlist for a pretty long time but this is the first time I saw the UK cover – it looks great. Not sure which one I prefer, though.

    Great haul! πŸ™‚

  16. Lindsay

    The Book of Human Skin has been sitting on my tbr pile awhile. I really liked Annabel Pitcher's first book so Ketchup Clouds is definitely on my wishlist, as is Butter which sounds very good too. Enjoy!

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