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AKA Showcase Sunday

Behold my powers of resistance. This is two weeks’ worth of books (I know!) including two pre-orders from the fantastic Hot Key Books and a NetGalley invite. So really I only went out my way to get the one book; Katya’s War.

For review:
Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield (Atria)
Katya’s War by Jonathan L. Howard (Strange Chemistry)

Bought:
Vivian Versus the Apocalypse by Katie Coyle
The Elites by Natasha Ngan


Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.

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16 Comments

  1. Uncorked Thoughts

    Wow that is a lot of restraint! I wish I had that haha.

    My Showcase Sunday

  2. Ula

    Awesome haul! Elites look so good, I want to read that book as well.
    Happy reading!

    My haul

  3. Laura @Bookish Treasures

    The Elites is absolutely amazing. It is one of my favourite books so far this year. Enjoy! πŸ˜€

    My Showcase Sunday

  4. Shane @ItchingforBooks

    Nice haul. Happy reading πŸ™‚

    Follower

    http://www.itchingforbooks.com/2013/09/stacking-shelves-54.html

  5. Natalie @ Book Lovers Life

    I love the sound of Elites!! Great haul πŸ™‚
    http://bookloverslife.blogspot.ie/2013/09/showcase-sunday-3.html

  6. Victoria Hooper

    Good restraint! πŸ™‚ I'm not sure if I should request Katya's War and then read the first book quickly to catch up, but I think I've got so much already, and a bunch that I want to request on NetGalley, that I might just wait until that one's out normally. Hope you enjoy these and have a great week! πŸ™‚

  7. Anonymous

    The Elites sounds really interesting, and the cover for Bellman & Black is so beautiful! I hope that you enjoy your books πŸ™‚ xxx

  8. Anonymous

    I'm actually VERY impressed by your restraint in book-buying! I'm awful, as soon as I walk by a book aisle then they've got me, especially if there is a deal on! And we're actually going out this week with the intention of buying books, (to be fair Stephen's going away with work for 3 weeks so he needs some books to take with him – I'm going to buy some to keep me company – so we do have an excuse!) but it's not going to end well for my bank balance!

    Your books sound AMAZING! I especially love the sound of Vivian Versus the Apocalypse – it sounds so interesting!

    Hope you have a lovely week Ellie, and thank you so much for stopping by my blog too πŸ™‚

    Megan xxx

  9. Unknown

    I agree with Megan! I love your buying restraint! I get into a lot of trouble with Amazon's 1 click button!

    THE ELITES sound great!

    Check out what I got this week!!!

    Jovon from Book2Buzz

  10. Samantha Stewart

    The Elites sounds fantastic! The cover's really pretty too.
    I really want to start the Russalka Chronicles, it sounds amazing!
    Great haul! Happy reading πŸ™‚

  11. Lindsay

    Well done, sometimes it's just a bit overwhelming when too much comes in in one week I think. Though very lovely opening parcels. Hmm! I hope you enjoy these.

  12. Anonymous

    It looks like you've got four awesome books. I love the cover of The Elites. I hope you enjoy reading them all.

  13. Jessie @ Jessie's Random Place

    Bellman and Black looks like an interesting book, I'll have to keep my eyes open for that one. Happy Reading!

  14. Jess

    I LOVE the sound of Vivian Versus the Apocalypse and imagine it'll be off my wishlist and straight into my basket soon! I'm very excited to read The Elites – the finished copy is gorgeous! I hope you enjoy your new reads! πŸ™‚

  15. Angie

    I hadn't heard of any of these, but I love the title of Vivian Versus the Apocalypse! I'll have to check that one out!

    Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

  16. Vicky @ A Backpack Full of Adventures

    I'm really curious about Bellman & Black! I've yet to read The Thirteenth Tale so I'm not sure the writing itself would be my cup of tea or not but I definitely want to give it a try.

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