Nov 5, 2015 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Also thrilled by @the-yachronicles Volume 2 arriving yesterday!

The Timeless Hearts melts smell good enough to eat, I’ve been spinning the time turner all day trying to squeeze a few more hours out, and I’m too scared to muck up the beautiful TARDIS journal! 

Most importantly though, I’m really looking forward to reading The Next Together. I confess it’s not something I would have chosen for myself without a nudge, but consider me well and truly nudged! 

Nov 5, 2015 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Finally had a chance to take a photo of my #ninjabookswap parcels! 

Thank you Ruth, I foresee many hours of reading and a lovely scarf in my future!

Waiting on Wednesday

An exiled captain returns to help the son of the king who died under his protection in this rich and multi-layered first book in an action-packed new series.

Twenty two years have passed since Kellas, once Captain of the legendary Black Wolves, lost his King and with him his honor. With the King murdered and the Black Wolves disbanded, Kellas lives as an exile far from the palace he once guarded with his life.

Until Marshal Dannarah, sister to the dead King, comes to him with a plea-rejoin the palace guard and save her nephew, King Jehosh, before he meets his father’s fate. 

I am a huge fan of Kate Elliott’s work, she has such a way with words and how she tells a story that I simply haven’t found anywhere else. It’s an understatement to say that I am really looking forward to this! 

Release Date: 3rd November 2015

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Oct 28, 2015 - Waiting on Wednesdays    No Comments

Waiting on Wednesday

Dr. Eliza Jekyll, heroine of the electrifying The Diabolical Miss Hyde—an edgy steampunk retelling of the classic Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde—investigates a bizarre murder case in an alternate Victorian London while battling her treacherous secret half: Lizzie Hyde.

Solving the infamous Chopper case has helped crime scene physician Dr. Eliza Jekyll establish her fledgling career in the chauvinistic world of Victorian law enforcement. But the scrutiny that comes with her newfound fame is unwelcome for a woman with a diabolical secret. And there is the mercurial Royal Society agent and wolf man Remy Lafayette. Does he want to marry her, eat her, or burn her at the stake? Though Eliza is uncertain about Remy, her dark and jealous shadow self, Lizzie, wants to steal the magnetic and persistent agent, and usurp Eliza’s life.

I haven’t actually read the first one, but I’m not sure that it really matters. This still looks pretty interesting!

Release Date: 27/10/2015
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Oct 18, 2015 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Today’s Dymocks book haul!

The Book of Lost Things is replacing a copy gifted to a friend, and The Messenger is for that same friend (although I love this cover so I think I’ll have to buy it again for myself). 

The other two are all for me though! I read Shadow and Bone on the way home, and I’m really looking forward to getting stuck into The First Third

Also very in love with my The Little Prince undated(!!) weekly planner, and I love these page flags – I have another set of nature ones, and they’re just as cute. 

Not pictured is my welcome home ebook, The Hunt for Valamon by DK Mok, which is currently on sale for $1.40. 

Oct 17, 2015 - Uncategorized    No Comments

Yesterday’s book haul from Kinokuniya!

A friend has been recommending The Once and Future King forever, and I’ve wanted to read more of Hannu Rajaniemi ever since reading his collected fiction. I haven’t read anything by David Henley before, but I hear nothing but good things! 

Most of the books I was actually looking for were either not available or movie tie-in covers (I’m looking at you, The Martian) so today I’m going to have a quick(!) sniff around Dymocks.