Saturday, 16 January 2016

Book Haul #118, Or I Never Realized How Much I Used My Kindle Fire...


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!

I still don't have my new Kindle Fire... I can see it in my orders on Amazon, it's just sitting there saying 'not yet dispatched' and 'expected delivery by January 12 to January 18'. It's now January 16 so unless a miracle happens, on a Sunday too, it won't be here by the 18th. Not having it is such a pain though as I have discovered I used it for just about everything whenever I was away from home. There's no quick blog posting, no game playing, no watching a movie on the train, nothing. Maybe next weekend I'll have something to show!

I was feeling very pleased with myself last weekend when I was doing my book haul post and thinking well done you for only buying two books up to the end of 2015. And then the last of my medicated haze ordering turned up from Book Depository... Ooops? It was only another two books so I don't think four is too high a number really. I'm doing well on the no book buying front though. I have bought nothing at all in 2016 and I've requested one title on Netgalley this week!

Bought

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23281612-the-bloody-chamber

I already own 3 different copies of The Bloody Chamber but I couldn't resist this Penguin Deluxe version with an introduction by Kelly Link. I definitely need to reread this book soon!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17571527-my-neighbor-totoro?ac=1&from_search=1

My Neighbor Totoro is one of my favorite Miyazaki movies and I've wanted to get this for a while.

For Review

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27313170-all-the-birds-in-the-sky

Huge thanks to Titan for sending me a copy of Charlie Jane Anders's debut novel. I've been waiting to read this for a long time and I featured it as a WoW pick in April last year!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25897792-into-the-dim?ac=1&from_search=1

I actually got this last week but completely forgot that I'd been approved for it. This was another WoW pick in 2015.

13 comments:

  1. I finally landed a copy of All the Birds in the Sky this week as well. Really looking forward to it.

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    1. Me too! Can't believe it's been 9 months since I posted about it for Waiting On Wednesday! Looking forward to hearing what you think of it :)

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  2. My books for this week are my site
    https://idahobluebird50.wordpress.com/2016/01/16/if-we-were-having-coffeetea-january-16/

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  3. Awesome haul. I definitely like the cover for the Bloody Chamber. Definitely eye catching.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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    1. I'm a sucker for a gorgeous cover! I now have five editions of The Bloody Chamber after checking but this definitely the nicest one :)

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  4. I have Into the Dim on my TBR pile, and the cover of The Bloody Chamber is interesting, congrats on the no buying, I now understand it-it is sooo addicting!! Have a great week!!
    My STS
    http://thebestbasicblogger.blogspot.com/2016/01/stacking-shelves-6.html

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    1. I have got to stick at the no buying thing if I want to follow up on my plans for this year but being a book blogger and a bookseller makes it so hard to resist!

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  5. I loved Into the Dim! Time traveling and mystery and even a little romance. (some geeky science stuff too - warmed my heart)

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    1. Sounds like it's going to be good, I love time travel stories!

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  6. Into the Dim looks interesting. I hope you enjoy your reads!


    My Stacking the Shelves post.

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    1. It does look interesting and I can't wait to start it! Thanks for stopping by :)

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  7. Nice haul! I, too, got Into the Dim. I hope I like it. Enjoy them all! My STS

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