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AKA Showcase Sunday There were a few books I just had to buy this month and I had some very exciting review copies come in too, including sequels to Smiler’s Fair and Apocalypse Cow and new novels from Sarah Winman and Annie Barrows. I’ve already…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I’m back! I bought a bunch of ebooks to take on holiday but actually didn’t spend much time reading after all. However I did read The Water Knife, very topical especially as I was in a state currently experiencing a drought, as…

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AKA Showcase Sunday There’s been a steady drip of unsolicited post coming in over the last few weeks. I think I only asked for one, although there are definitely a few that have caught my interest. However with holiday coming up, I’m spending more time…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I’m meant to be on a diet and I go requesting books about cake. There’s no hope for me! Maybe reading about food will fill the void… I’m also looking forward to reading about space and Bryony Pearce’s new book. Day Shift…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I’m trying not to buy books at the moment until I’ve read some of the ones I’ve bought recently. I kept walking past the Buried Giant display in Waterstones’ window thinking I really must read the last special edition I bought from…

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AKA Showcase Sunday So many exciting books this last fortnight. James Smythe does YA! New James Dawson with hot pink edging! Dragons x2! New Alison Rattle! Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive! I’ve already read Way Down Dark (review closer to publication) and Reasons to…

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AKA Showcase Sunday So a couple of weeks ago I got a giant box of Penguin Crime, which was a bit exciting to unpack but in reality I am hardly reading crime fiction these days. If anyone particularly wants any of them (and are in…

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AKA Showcase Sunday We went for a little book shopping session in Ringwood yesterday as Josh had decided he wanted to read High-Rise by JG Ballard after seeing a documentary. Of course, it had to be out of print, lots of re-sellers taking the biscuit…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I’ve been eyeing up the Waterstones edition of The Miniaturist for a while now, but of course wasn’t allowed to buy books before Christmas. So last week I treated myself to a copy as well as a couple of other titles that…

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AKA Showcase Sunday I hope everyone’s been enjoying the holidays! I’m half-way through my time off and have been reading like a demon to meet my goal for 2014. I’m nearly there! Amongst my presents from Josh were some books, of course, and I got…