Saturday, February 1, 2014

Letterbox Love/Stacking The Shelve


Phew, another week gone already? I've had my boyfriend staying with me for the past several weeks, which has been lovely, but he's now off home again. The upside is that now I'll have reading time again! So reviews will be back very soon. Specifically, I'll be putting up my thoughts on the 'Marked' anthology, which I talked about in the last LL/StS post, either tomorrow or Monday as it releases very soon!

On to the books!

I had an amazon voucher, so yesterday I bought this:

As someone who worked a ski season in the alps a few years ago, I've known about Belle's blog for a while and enjoyed reading it, so when I saw she'd turned a lot of the blog into a book, I wanted to see what it said. Review to come soon. 

I'm also full of the cold just now, so decided I should get a new audiobook for when I just can't cope with looking at a screen/page any more. I picked out this: 

I've seen Peter V. Brett's books all over the place in shops for a while now, so thought I'd give it a try. 

What books did you get this week?



Cait on February 1, 2014 at 10:48 AM said...

I haven't heard of these two before, but I hope you enjoy them! That's pretty cool how that first author turned her blog into a book. WOW. :) Neat. My StS!

Anonymous said...

Enjoy your reads! :)

Anonymous said...

Ooh I haven't heard of these books! They look intriguing though. I hope you enjoy them :-)

Amber (Books of Amber) on February 1, 2014 at 11:22 AM said...

The Painted Man sounds good! I've never read anything by this author before either, but I love stories about demons so I'm going to add it to my wishlist.

Books of Amber

Ailsa on February 1, 2014 at 3:53 PM said...

Cait, yeah, it's always interesting to see how people can do cool things with self-publishing these days.
Saaratis, thanks for visiting.
Chrissi reads, I hope so!
Amber, I hope you like it if you give it a try.

Tsukikomew on February 1, 2014 at 6:26 PM said...

I haven't heard of this but happy reading!

Tsuki’s STS

JC Jones on February 1, 2014 at 9:08 PM said...

I loved The Painted Man. In fact I love the entire series and am waiting for the next book. Hope you like it too. Click here to go to Mixed Book Bag

Anonymous said...

I hope you enjoy them! I've got The Painted Man on my to read pile -- somewhere.


Moirae(thefates) book reviews on February 2, 2014 at 3:10 AM said...

I haven't heard of either of these. Hope you can stop by mine.

Reviews from a Bookworm on February 2, 2014 at 11:00 PM said...

Great haul! One of the guys I work with is always recommending Peter Brett to me, may have to give him a try soon. I hope you enjoy all of your books :) My STS.

Anonymous said...

Happy Reading! If you'd like, you can stop by my STS Following your blog and would love a follow back please :-)

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