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)
- Until the Beginning (After the End #2) by Amy Plum
- No Intention of Dying (The Internment Chronicles #1.5) by Lauren DeStefano
- The Hush by Skye Melki-Wegner
- Rogue (Talon #2) by Julie Kagawa
- The Liar’s Key (The Red Queen’s War #2) by Mark Lawrence
- The Boy Who Wept Blood (Erebus Sequence #2) by Den Patrick
- Shadow Study (Soulfinders #1, Study #4) by Maria V. Snyder – AU cover
In Bookish News, Mockingjay Part 1 is almost here. All the excite.
Universal Pictures has optioned the bestselling YA novels Just One Day and Just One Year by Gayle Forman, with a plan to combine both into a single feature love story. Read more here.
The Amazon-Hachette saga is finally over, with the two companies announcing that they have signed a new agreement for for e-book and print sales in the U.S. The statement says that “Amazon and Hachette will resume normal trading, and Hachette books will be prominently featured in promotions”, which is great news for the Hachette authors whose books weren’t available for pre-order (and when released, the shipments were delayed) during the long negotiation period.
This week’s reviews:
- [12 Nov] The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen ★★★★★
- [13 Nov] The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss ★★★★★
This week I also posted about this awesome program that Bookworld, Australia’s leading online book-store, has for Aussie book clubs. Basically, you fill out a form and the successful applicant gets books for their whole book-club (sometimes even early copies of unreleased books! Check it out here. There’s also an Australia only giveaway of In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken, which you can enter here.
My book hauls, beginning as usual with the physical copies, thanks to Tor/Forge (links to Goodreads):
- Silverblind (Ironskin #3) by Tina Connolly – !!! I totally wasn’t expecting this and then THERE IT WAS, in my mailbox.
And e-galleys from Netgalley and Edelweiss:
- Half Lies (Half Bad Trilogy #0.5) by Sally Green
I also bought:
- The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell
- Hansel and Gretel by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Lorenzo Mattotti
- Deliverance (The Courier’s Daughter #3) by C. J. Redwine
I hope you have some goodies to share as well, leave your links below and I’ll be sure to visit 🙂