Welcome to Stocktake Saturday! This feature is where I share some bookish news with you and then show you all the bookish goodies I got over the week.
The cover reveals from the last week – (links to Goodreads pages)
- A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) by Sarah J. Maas
- Teardrop (Teardrop #1) by Lauren Kate – PB cover
- Waterfall (Teardrop #2) by Lauren Kate – I think this is the US cover now? Maybe?
- A Book of Spirits and Thieves (Spirit and Thieves #1) by Morgan Rhodes
In Bookish News, Jennifer E. Smith has shared some exciting news about a movie adaptation of The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight: Hailee Steinfeld will star in in the movie. Read more here.
The title of Lauren DeStefano’s Middle Grade début has been released. A Curious Tale of the In-Between will be released around September 2015 (US Fall 2015).
This week’s reviews:
- [27 Oct] This Night So Dark by Amie Kaufman, Meagan Spooner ★★★★★
- [28 Oct] Shatterwing by Donna Maree Hanson ★★★★
- [30 Oct] Every Word by Ellie Marney ★★★★★
I also posted a new SpecFic 101 which focuses on creepy reads (in time for Halloween!).
My book hauls, beginning as usual with the physical copies, thanks to Hachette AU and Random House AU (links to Goodreads):
- The World of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, Elio M. García Jr. and Linda Antonssen
- Waterfell (Teardrop #2) by Lauren Kate – And this is still the UK/AU cover.
And e-galleys from Netgalley and Edelweiss:
- Trinity (The Koldun Code #1) by Sophie Masson
I also bought:
- Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (flip back format!)
- Persuasion by Jane Austen (flip back format)
- Emma by Jane Austen (flip back format)
I also went to Dymocks last night to meet a few authors and get 20% off books! Here’s my haul:
- The Shadow Master (The Shadow Master #1) by Craig Cormick – the author signed this for me 🙂
- Skywatcher (Dragon Wine #2) by Donna Maree Hanson – also signed by the author!
- Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer
- Echoes of Us (The Hybrid Chronicles #3) by Kat Zhang
- Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes #1) by Sara Raasch
- Fullmetal Alchemist (3-in-1 Edition), Vol. 2 (Fullmetal Alchemist: Omnibus editions #2) by Hiromu Arakawa
I hope you have some goodies to share as well, leave your links below and I’ll be sure to visit 🙂