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General Fiction, Literary, Translation

Doppler

After a lifetime of being nice, Doppler realises he doesn’t like people that much and sets off to live in the forest by himself, leaving his life, and wife and children, behind. When he becomes desperate for food, he kills an elk. But the elk…

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AKA Showcase Sunday Whilst I was London I had a little wander down Charing Cross Road and bought a couple of books from Foyles. As soon as I saw Zombies vs Unicorns I had grabby hands. I think I’d heard people talking about it before…

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AKA Showcase Sunday There should really be The Raven Boys in this pile but it turned up with a crumpled corner and is going back to Waterstones (who I switched to after Amazon kept sending me battered books). They have a rubbish returns system where…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I never know what to categorise books from newbooks magazine as. They are sort of for review as you’re meant to “tell all your friends” and the stickers say they are free but you have to pay £3 each for postage…which is…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I think my cold put me off any book buying expeditions this week, even if I was in London for two days! Dash & Lily is actually from the week before but it came by “NetGalley widget” (I finally know what that…

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Magic in the Court

Headline held a little launch party at Goldsboro Books for Shadow of Night on Monday. I know, it’s been out a while now but Deborah Harkness has come all the way to the UK to promote her book. I didn’t chat as much with authors…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I am physically incapable of passing up a good book baragin! I’d been hearing a little about Malorie Blackman’s books recently and then, low and behold, Tesco had two books for £3.86! Oh and the giant pile of books is for a…

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AKA Showcase Sunday As most of you know, I attended the Strange Chemistry launch this week and returned with a goodie bag and signed copies of two of their forthcoming titles. As I have already reviewed Shift it doesn’t really count as an extra book,…

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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,…