I’ve been on a bit of a buying spree so I wanted to share some of the books I’ve picked up recently.
Jo Thomas – Escape to the French Farmhouse
Jo Thomas writes great fiction for escaping. Here’s my reviews of her previous books The Olive Branch and Late Summer in the Vineyard.
Luanne G Smith – The Vine Witch.
This is an impulse buy as I love the cover and the title.
Emma Miles – Hall of Pillars and Hall of the Night.
I loved Emma’s Fire Walker books so thought I’d give this series a go. Review of Fire Walker Series.
Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol
My son is studying this in English so I thought I would have a go at reading it with him (already beginning to wish I didn’t bother!).
Neal Shusterman – Thunderhead (book 2).
I read Scythe book 1 last year and loved it so I’ve been looking forward to catching up with the rest of the trilogy. Here’s my mini review of Scythe.
Patrick Moore Astronomy for Beginners
This is research for my current WIP The Starlight Prophecy. Even though it’s a fantasy, I like to base my story on facts and real life where possible.
Suzanne Collins – The Hunger Games
I loved the films and have been trying to get the kids to agree to read the books. I finally bought a copy and would love to find the time to read it as well, especially with the prequel coming out this month.
GJ Stevens – Lessons Learned – (Carrie Harris Book 2)
This book has just been released this month so I snapped up a copy, especially as I’ve been reading book 1 this month. See below. You can get your copy of Lessons Learned here.
S.A Chakraborty – The Empire of Gold (book 3 Daevabad trilogy).
I was really excited to be given a copy of this from the publisher via Netgalley. I can’t wait to read book 2 The Kingdom of Copper so I can get onto this one.
Ian Gregoire – The Apprentice in The Master’s Shadow (Book 2 Legends of the Order)
This came out in May but I’d thought I’d share it here as I’m looking forward to reading it. Another gorgeous cover too! Here’s my review of book 1.
Claire Huston – Art and Soul
I love all the cake recipes on Claire’s blog so I had to give her debut book a go.
Laura Laakso – Infallible Justice.
I’m enjoying this book very much. It’s a modern day London with magic. I hope to post a review very soon.
GJ Stevens – Operation Dawn Wolf Book 1 Agent Carrie Harris
I plan to review this book asap so don’t want to say too much right now apart from the fact that it’s very good! But if you’re interested in reading it you can get a free copy of the book by joining GJ Stevens newsletter. That’s how I got my copy.
That’s about it for my recent purchases. I’m hoping to get lots of reading done over the summer so look out for reviews of the above.
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