It’s been a funny old week this week. I had a book that I’d been chomping at the bit to read that I had to admit defeat on just past the halfway mark. I will write a brief review on it next week as I did make it far enough to form some valid opinions and it only seems fair, but I was genuinely gutted to be making the decision to walk away from it.
I’ve been really busy with my volunteering, I’ve done two whole days this week which has wiped me out, I’m not used to that anymore (I know, I know, most people work full time but I’ve been out of commission for three years!), I’ll hopefully be doing more of this kind of thing as I build up towards working again (yay!) so fingers crossed the old bipolar cooperates!
I won a couple more giveaways, I don’t have all the books yet so they aren’t all on here but I’m not sure where all this luck is coming from lately! Speaking of Giveaways my blogiversary giveaways are still open and I’m running one in conjunction with Sybil Bartel at the moment to win a copy of her book Thrust, the links are in the Giveaways section below.
I also have spaces throughout May for people to take part in my The Bookshelf feature. It’s open to Bloggers and Authors so if you fancy it drop me a line via the form over on this page and I can send you the questions! It’s a great bit of fun and I would love to get more Bloggers involved.
So, onto my update this week… (as always click on the covers for more info/to see the posts)
What I’ve Read
This week I picked up a novella I’ve been hearing loads about The Old Man At The End of the World, hopefully I will have some time to read it soon, it sounds a hoot. I also won a historical novel which sounds a lovely read at a giveaway run by the lovely Danielle at Books Vertigo and Tea. I don’t read much historical fiction anymore but this one really stands out for me so I’m looking forward to giving it a go.
Bought / Freebies
I had a lovely guest post from dual-timeline novelist Kathleen McGurl this week,
- 5x Myths & Legends Boxsets and More from Myths & Legends (International) Rafflecopter
- The Last Days of Magic Paperback & Tarot Cards – Blogiversary Giveaway (International) Rafflecopter
- Caraval Novel & Second Place Prize of Caraval Goodies – Blogicersary Giveaway (UK Only) Rafflecopter
- Bookishly Stationary Set & Second Place Prize of Book & Nook Candle – Blogiversary Giveaway (UK Only) Rafflecopter
- eBook Copy of Thrust by Sybil Bartel with Rough (International) Rafflecopter
- $25 Amazon Gift Card with Rough – Tour Wide (International) Rafflecopter
- $20 Amazon Gift Card & eBook of Legacy of the Mind with Legacy of the Mind – Tour Wide (International) Rafflecopter
- Amazon Kindle Fire or $100 Amazon Gift Card and FREE eBooks from Prowlers & Growlers – Blitz Wide (International) Rafflecopter