• Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#89)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. For Review:  365 Days of Wonder – RJ Palacio (unsolicited) I loved Wonder, I have waxed lyrical about it on this blog in the past and I continue to do so with friends and family. I even took my copy up to my mum a few weeks ago because I know she will love it. When I heard about a new book from RJ…

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    Letterbox Love (#86)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. New dinosaur alert! My new steggy is awesome but needs a name… suggestions welcome!  For Review: Viva Alice! – Judi Curtin (unsolicited)  This is the latest book in a middle grace series called Alice and Megan I believe. Its not a series that has to be read in order as far as I can tell and sounds quite sweet. Not my kinda thing but…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#85)

    Letterbox Love is a weekly feature that is hosted by Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and is a way for us to share the books that come through our letterbox, galleys and e-books (through our electronic letterbox) and any other bookish goodies that we want to tell you about. For Review:  Stig of The Dump – Clive King  As part of the ‘A Puffin Book’ launch the awesome guys at Puffin have supplied me with a favourite childhood classic for review. Stig of the Dump is about a kid who falls into a chalk pit and finds a friend in a cave, living in the dump. I can remember adoring it when I…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#38)

    Welcome to Letterbox Love, this is a UK meme, hosted by the lovely Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and inspired by The Story Siren’s In My Mailbox, where we highlight the books we got in the post and beyond. For Review: The Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones  A Curse of Kings by Alex Barclay If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch  Hollow Earth by John & Carole E Barrowman Bone Quill by John & Carole E Barrowman This list gets more and more exciting as you look down it doesn’t it? First off, The Wild Boy is a victorian freak show book, what more could I want? The wonderful Hannah from Walker…

  • Letterbox Love

    Letterbox Love (#37)

    Welcome to Letterbox Love, this is a UK meme, hosted by the lovely Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and inspired by The Story Siren’s In My Mailbox, where we highlight the books we got in the post and beyond. Mmmmm, where to start? (all links take you to Goodreads) For Review: Born Wicked by Jessica Spotswood Drowning Instinct by Ilsa J. Bick Fractured by Teri Terry  A Witch Alone by Ruth Warburton  Omgosh, look at the pretty! I have had a great book week this week! Born Wicked has had some great reviews in the US and I am really looking forward to seeing what the rave is about, thanks Penguin! I have…

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    Letterbox Love (#12)

    Hey! Welcome to Letterbox Love, this is a UK meme, hosted by the lovely Lynsey at Narratively Speaking and inspired by The Story Sirens In My Mailbox, where we highlight the books we got in the post and beyond!! Not a lot of books this week but thats a very good thing as I seem to have been a bit slow at reading lately! (links go to Goodreads or Amazon) For Review:The Feathered Man – Jeremy de QuidtCrusher – Niall Leonard The Double Edged Sword – Sarah SilverwoodThank you so much to Random House and Indigo for these books, I’m really looking forward to them all especially Crusher which I know the…

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    In My Mailbox (#37)

    In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi, The Story Siren, you probably already know that but if you don’t, go here and find out more!! This is my Christmas mailbox really as I didnt post one last week. I got a couple of books as gifts and then I got an amazon gift voucher so yay!!  For Review: Chocolate SOS – Sue Limb This was sent through from Bloomsbury for review, Im not sure its really my kind of thing as it may be a little too young but Im gunna give it a go!! Thanks bloomsbury! Gifted: Once Dead, Twice Shy – Kim Harrison The Hidden Kingdom – Ian…

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    In My Mailbox (#29)

    Considering I’m on a book buying ban I got a lot of books… whoops! I didn’t mean to, it just happened! I technically didn’t break my ban though as I said it would start this weekend… yeah.  Gifted: Delirium – Lauren Oliver The Emerald Atlas – John Stephens Devilish – Maureen Johnson Stealing Phoenix – Joss Stirling So, My friend bought me Delirium in July for a birthday present and as I HATE the UK PB version she ordered the HB for me… three months later it arrives, with a tear in the sleeve and with the sleeve curled up and damaged. I wasn’t happy but Amazon were good and refunded part of the price! But yeah… then…

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    In My Mailbox (#28)

    In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi, The Story Siren, you probably already know that but if you don’t, go here and find out more!! Theres just a small mailbox for me this week. I have kinda put myself on book buying ban, but it doesn’t fully start til next week (for reasons I will discuss next Sunday!) So yeah, four books and my awesome hoody too show off this week! hehe sorry the pics so shockingly bad, the lighting in my room is terrible!  Gifted: Diary -Chuck Palahniuk The Rules of Attraction – Bret Easton Ellis So my lovely friend Beth, from The Pieces Of Me, was getting rid of some books…

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    In My Mailbox (#27)

    In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi, The Story Siren, you probably already know that but if you don’t, go here and find out more!! This weeks mailbox is only a small one but can you see the dino? He came through the post this week and he’s gorgeous! thank you Non!!  For Review: The Dead Ways – Christopher Edge The Court Painter’s Apprentice – Richard Knight These came throuhg for Review from awesome Indie publisher Catnip books (run by the wonderful Non, who drew the piccy!) after they sent out a postcard asking if there were any books I wanted to read and review. I am very excited to read these, especially the Christopher…