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AKA Showcase Sunday

It’s glorious weather here at the moment. Have actually been sat on the beach in shorts and vest top today. This is reward for putting up with all that stormy weather over winter, I’m sure.

Where have all these books come from?! Slightly annoyingly, most the unsolicited ones sound like things I quite fancy reading. Maybe I can give up sleep? I’m so excited to have gotten copies of Goose and the new Rainbow Rowell. SQUEE! I did have a bit of snuffle round NetGalley last week too.

I also got my delayed Ninja Book Swap parcel (well it’s a replacement for my naughty AWOL one, Bex and Hanna are the best). I got Every Day, The Dead Girls Detective Agency (I want to put an apostrophe in there somewhere) and Geekhood: Close Encounters of the Girl Kind and some purple and pink wool.

For review:
Goose by Dawn O’Porter (Hot Key Books)
Landline by Rainbow Rowell (Orion)
The Crimson Ribbon by Katherine Clements (Headline)
Nagasaki by Γ‰ric Faye (Gallic Books)
The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin (Headline)
Gone Are the Leaves by Anne Donovan (Canongate)
The Flavours of Love by Dorothy Koomson (Quercus)
The Way Back Home by Freya North (HarperCollins)
Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead (Blue Door)
Beautiful Day by Kate Anthony (Penguin)
Heartman by M.P. Wright (Black & White Publishing)
The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski (Bloomsbury)
The Wizard’s Promise by Cassandra Rose Clarke (Strange Chemistry)
The Man Who Couldn’t Stop by David Adam (Faber)
Glaze by Kim Curran

Bought:
The Boy in the Smoke by Maureen Johnson
The Madness by Alison Rattle
Lost Dogs and Lonely Hearts by Lucy Dillon
Ghost Town by Rachel Caine

Gifted:
Every Day by David Levithan
The Dead Girls Detective Agency by Suzy Cox
Geekhood: Close Encounters of the Girl Kind by Andy Robb


Showcase Sunday is hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea.

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13 Comments

  1. B Reading

    Amazing haul! What a week in books, enjoy them all πŸ™‚

  2. Zarina

    Wow, so many amazing new books! I too received Landline and cannot wait to dig in πŸ™‚ I also love the books by Dorothy Koomson and Maureen Johnson – hope you enjoy!

    My SS this week: http://www.pagetostagereviews.com/2014/03/sunday-post-24.html

  3. Sam (Tiny Library)

    Wow, Rainbow Rowell writes fast, I can't keep up!
    I received The Crimson Ribbon as well this week, it looks very interesting.

    1. Ellie

      I think it's more that she's just been "discovered" and her backlist titles are everywhere too at the moment.

      I wish I had time for all of these, but some are going to end up on the forgotten pile I'm sure πŸ™

  4. Cora - Tea Party Princess

    Lucky you getting Goose!
    I loved The Boy In The Smoke! <3
    Cora @ Tea Party Princess

  5. Anonymous

    On the one hand, I do like getting books in the mail. But on the other hand, that is too many review copies for me. Best of luck. πŸ˜‰

    1. Ellie

      I've never felt under any pressure to review unsolicited copies – 9 of these I didn't ask for. I try and pass them on to book group or do giveaways if I never get round to them πŸ™‚

  6. Ula

    Awesome haul! I got Glaze and Landline as well, but I forgot to put Glaze on the list. I fail every single week. :L
    I plan to read Levithan in April, I am so excited for his books! I read WGWG last year and loved it so much!
    Happy reading, enjoy these!

  7. Natalie @ Book Lovers Life

    Whoa. Awesome Haul!! I dont even know where to start. Hope you enjoy them all πŸ™‚

  8. Jo

    Great haul! So many awesome books there! You have Landline! I am SO jealous! I need that book! I haven't read her last few, but I love Freya North, so I hope You enjoy The Way Back Home! Every Day, Geekhood, Ghost Town – all awesome books! Happy reading! πŸ™‚

  9. kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews

    What a gorgeous haul, Ellie! And I'm really glad the weather i UK is sunny now, enjoy! πŸ™‚

  10. Samantha Stewart

    Wow! What an amazing haul! I'm so jealous of the good weather down south! It's been so horrible up in Scotland.
    Landline! I reaaaally can't wait for that one to be released! Every Day has so many amazing reviews so I hope you enjoy it πŸ™‚ The Dead Girls Detective Agency sounds really good. I may have to check that one out!
    Great haul! Happy reading πŸ˜€

  11. Laura Patricia Rose

    Fab haul! I am incredibly envious you got Landline! Will look out for your review πŸ™‚

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