Its book haul time!
*For any of you who don’t know, this is where I list the books that have made Bibliophile Book Club their new home in the previous month. The books are usually bought books, ARC’s sent from publishers, Netgalley review books and just basically any books I get go on here.
So, here’s what I’ve added to my library since last month:
- Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller
- Dead Souls by Angela Marsons
- Broadcast by Liam Brown
- Wolves at the Door by Gunnar Staalesen
- The Record Keeper by Agnes Gomillion
- Kingsbane by Claire Legrand
- Finale by Stephanie Garber
- My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
- Crowfall by Ed McDonald
- The Perfect Assassin by K. A. Doore
- Voyages In The Underworld of Orpheus Black by Marcus Sedgwick
- The Bat by Jo Nesbo
- Harry Potter and the Hhalf Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
- Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell
- Spook Street by Mick Herron
- Real Tigers by Mick Herron
- Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
- We Hunt The Flame by Hafsah Faizal
- Reverie Ryan La Sala
- Sorcery of Thorns by Margaret Rogerson
- Into The Hourglass by Emily R. King
- Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes
- Beach Bodies by Ross Armstrong
- Endgame by Daniel Cole
- The Chain by Adrian McKinty
- Jade War by Fonda Lee
- An Illusion of Thieves by Cate Glass
- The Nightjar by Deborah Hewitt
- Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger
So that’s all the books I bought or was lucky enough to receive over the course of the month! Have you read any of these? Would you?! Let me know in the comments!
So, it’s time for my monthly book haul post! I’ve been very good again this month. I’ve tried to avoid book-buying if at all possible, and my book post and NG requests are super low!
For any of you who don’t know, this is where I list the books that have made Bibliophile Book Club their new home in the previous month. The books are usually bought books, ARC’s sent from publishers, Netgalley review books and just basically any books I get go on here.
Here we go….
- The Frozen Woman by Jon Michelet
- Brilliance by Marcus Sakey
- Written in Fire by Marcus Sakey
- A Better World by Marcus Sakey
- Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
- Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
- Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
- White Gold by Rachel Amphlett
- The Darkness by Ragnar Jónasson PRE-ORDER (I’m excited!!!!)
- Whiteout by Ragnar Jónasson PRE-ORDER *see above 🙂
- The Dying Game by Asa Avdic
- Kill Me Twice by Simon Booker
- The Shock by Mark Raabe
- The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne
- Time of Death by Alex Barclay
- Morning Star by Pierce Brown
- The Gunslinger by Stephen King
- Cragside by LJ Ross
- Godblind by Anna Stephens
- The Man Who Died by Antti Tuomainen
- How Hard Can It Be by Allison Pearson
- If I Die Before I Wake by Emily Koch
- 99 Red Balloons by Elizabeth Carpenter
Sadly, my photo-taking for these books was next to nothing in July, but here’s a little selection of what I got…
It seems I’m reading as much as I’m getting in the past couple of months too. I’ve been getting through up to 20 books a month for the past few, and my book hauls have all been relatively low too so I’m not taking in as many books as I was this time last year for example.
Now, if only I could read the thousands of books I have on my shelves and on my kindle, I would be sorted! 🙂
Have you read any of these? Would you? (I’ve actually read a couple of them already- which almost never happens!!!!)
Do let me know in the comments!
About the book:
NOT EVERY GIFT IS A BLESSING
Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class.
When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don’t like her. She jokes that she won’t bite. But they don’t laugh.
Melanie is a very special girl.
The Girl With All The Gifts by M. R. Carey
Obviously I had seen the hype surrounding The Girl With All The Gifts at some point, as I had a copy of the book on my TBR shelves so I must have been intrigued to read it. As I said, I had see the hype, but I hadn’t read anything about it so I essentially went in blind when I started it.
Focusing on Melanie, The Girl With All The Gifts is a dystopian/post-apocalyptic novel but it has a real sense of heart and humanity at its core. Melanie gets transported to class daily under armed guard but initially the reader is kept in the dark as to the reasons for this treatment.
It is really difficult to review a book with such a short blurb. I mean, clearly they want the reader to have no preconceptions going in, so I am very mindful of that and therefore not going to go into any details with this review.
I enjoyed The Girl With All The Gifts as it was something different to what I would normally choose to read. Excellent characterisation, a very intricate plot and plenty of action made it very easy to keep turning the pages. I reveled in the escape to a different world, and it definitely had me gripped.