Sunday, February 19, 2012

More New Arrivals

In order to make up for not buying any books in January I went slightly overboard this month. It seems all the local online shops decided to have sales at the same time, and since I don't get to actual bookshops very often I just had to jump at the opportunity.

I'm pretty happy that I managed to control the darker urges of my book addiction and kept the number of new books bought down to just seven.

Books bought:


The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien
I Am Legend by Richard Matheson
Blood of the Mantis and Salute the Dark by Adrian Tchaikovsky
The Scar and The City & The City by China MiƩville
Spellwright by Blake Charlton

For Review:


Feast your eyes on the gorgeousness that is Blue Remembered Earth by Alastair Reynolds. Isn't that cover just stunning?

This is one of my most anticipated titles of 2012 and I can't wait to get started. A huge thank you to Andrea from Jonathan Ball Publishers for sending me a review copy.

4 comments:

  1. Oooh it's always exciting when new books arrive :) I always love the China Mieville covers!

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    1. Yes, those new release covers are great. I was VERY tempted to buy all of them to go with the new edition of Embassytown I already have, but alas my finances didn't allow for that.

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  2. Let me know what you thought of Spellwright - the concept was great, but I ended up feeling let down. Awesome cover to that edition though!

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    1. Will do. The premise is what drew me to the book. Luckily this was one of those bargain buys so if it doesn't quite meet my expectations I won't feel cheated.

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