Saturday, 19 April 2014

Book Haul #73

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly event hosted on Tynga's Reviews where we can share what new books we've picked up this past week be they bought, borrowed or downloaded. There are also lots of other 'book haul' memes out there for you to choose from!

Another great week on the buying front, one pre-order which I've been waiting for what feels like forever and a special edition hardcover of one of my favorite books. I think my postman thinks I'm sick or something as he hasn't had to stagger up the path under the weight of a dozen parcels! To make up for the lack of buying books it was library week this week so a nice big stack of books appeared on Thursday, lots of great reading for Easter.


Dreams of Gods & Monsters | Fahrenheit 451

The Other Life | Daughter of the Blood | Black City

Dearly Beloved | Happy Ever After | Dreams & Shadows

Dark Hear Surrender | Exit Kingdom | Boy Snow Bird

The Ninth Circle | Jasmyn | Bird Box

Friday, 18 April 2014

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: The Night House by Rachel Tafoya
Welcome to the Cover Reveal for

The Night House by Rachel Tafoya

presented by Month9Books!
Be sure to enter the giveaway found at the end of the post!
Bianca St. Germain works at a Night House, a place where vampires like the aristocratic Jeremiah Archer, pay to feed on humans, and she doesn’t much care what others think of her. The money is good, and at least there, she’s safe. Bianca also doesn’t care that the Night House is killing her. All she cares about is: nauth, the highly addictive poison in vampire bites that brings a euphoria like no drug ever could.
But when Bianca meets James, a reclusive empath who feels everything she does, for the first time, she considers a life outside of the Night House and a someone worth living for. But Jeremiah has decided to keep Bianca for himself; he won’t allow her to walk away.
As she allows her feelings for James to grow, she struggles to contain nauth's strong hold on her life. If they are to have a future, James must make her see what she's worth, what she means to him, before Jeremiah and nauth claim her for good.
add to goodreadsTitle: THE NIGHT HOUSE
Publication date: December 9, 2014
Publisher: Month9Books, LLC.
Author: Rachel Tafoya
Rachel Tafoya
Rachel Tafoya studied creative writing while at Solebury School and was published in their student run literary magazine, SLAM. She attended a writing program for teens at both Susquehanna University and Denison University, and the Experimental Writing for Teens class and Novels for Young Writers program, both run by NY Times bestselling author, Jonathan Maberry. Rachel is the daughter crime author Dennis Tafoya.
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Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop

Welcome to the Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway Hop hosted by I Am a Reader Not A Writer and Read Now Sleep Later! It was always a tradition in my family that instead of a chocolate egg my mum would buy us a book which I thank her for, it's how I got my own copies of Anne Of Green Gables, Ballet Shoes, The Secret Garden and numerous other children's classics. She continued this right up to Easter 2012 and I'm carrying on the tradition for her, so I decided to take part in this hop so other people can join in our family tradition. One lucky winner will win a book of their choice, up to the value of $15, from the Book Depository so if you live in a country that BD ships to then you can enter, check here to see if your country is on the list.

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Waiting On Wednesday #72 - The Mime Order

Waiting On Wednesday, where we put the spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating, is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week's choice is -

The Mime Order  (Bone Season #2) - Samantha Shannon
ISBN - 9781408857397 (UK) 9781620408933 (US)
Publisher - Bloomsbury (UK/US)
Expected release date - October 21st 2014
Find - Goodreads/Book Depository

Approach With Caution - Spoilers Ahead!!!

'Paige Mahoney has escaped the brutal penal colony of Sheol I, but her problems have only just begun: many of the fugitives are still missing and she is the most wanted person in London.

As Scion turns its all-seeing eye on Paige, the mime-lords and mime-queens of the city’s gangs are invited to a rare meeting of the Unnatural Assembly. Jaxon Hall and his Seven Seals prepare to take center stage, but there are bitter fault lines running through the clairvoyant community and dark secrets around every corner.

Then the Rephaim begin crawling out from the shadows. But where is Warden? Paige must keep moving, from Seven Dials to Grub Street to the secret catacombs of Camden, until the fate of the underworld can be decided. Will Paige know who to trust? The hunt for the dreamwalker is on.'
- Goodreads

After what feels like a long wait the second book in the Bone Season series is finally on its way. By the time it's published in October it will have been fourteen months since the first book was released. Rather disgracefully I read Bone Season, or rather, devoured it and absolutely adored it but never wrote a review! I will change this as I'm definitely going to re-read before The Mime Order comes out.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Top Ten Tuesday #49 - Bookish Things (That Aren't Books) That I'd Like To Own

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the lovely people at The Broke and the Bookish. This week's topic is -

Top Ten Bookish Things (That Aren't Books) That I'd Like To Own

I will be completely honest with you now and tell you that I squealed with delight - loudly - when discovering this week's topic! I love bookish things, nothing makes me happier than coming across something book related so this is a list of things I would like, mostly for my home library - the one I don't actually own yet... Obviously, the first two aren't bookish but you can't have a library without somewhere to sit!

Monday, 14 April 2014

Rainy Day Reads Blog Hop

Welcome to the Rainy Day Reads Blog Hop hosted by LilyBloomBooks and A Bookish Escape! April Showers are inescapable so instead of going out in the rain curl up with the perfect rainy day read instead. Up for grabs is any new book - Young Adult or Adult - perfect for reading on a rainy day, up to the value of $15 from the Book Depository as long as they deliver to your country - find the list of countries here. Simply fill out the Rafflecopter form below to enter and the giveaway runs from now through to midnight on April 30th.

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April New Release Giveaway Hop!

Welcome to the April New Release Giveaway Hop hosted by Book Nerd! The hop runs from today through to midnight on April 30th 2014. Up for grabs is any new release this month up to the value of $20 from the Book Depository as long as they deliver to your country - find the list of countries here.

All you have to do is choose any new release published in April and leave me a comment stating what book you would like (you can change your mind later!) and a way of getting in touch with you if you are the lucky winner (either an email address or Twitter) - following the blog via GFC, email, Linky or Bloglovin', Goodreads or Twitter is not compulsory, just nice!

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