This Week In Books #82

I am joining in with the lovely Lipsy from Lipsy’s Lost and Found’s feature which highlights our week in books. I shall be sharing what I’m reading now, then and next! I won’t be showcasing my new books as I do that on a Saturday. I’m really excited by this feature as I loved sharing my recent reads. My book reviews published on my blog are often WAY behind what I’m actually reading, so this is a good feature to keep you up to date!

Book images go to Goodreads!

Moxie The Roanoke Girls Chart Throb

NOWMoxieJennifer Mathieu– I’m about 70 pages into this book which I think is going to be super easy to read. It’s the first explicitly feminist book I’ve read! I love Jennifer Mathieu’s writing style.

THENThe Roanoke GirlsAmy Engel– Oh I had such an experience reading this book. I don’t know whether I loved it or hated it! It was very clever though and quite deeply disturbing. This book will be reviewed as part of the ‘Talking About’ feature with my sister, Beth! It should be out soon!

NEXT- Chart ThrobBen Elton– I’ve had my eye on this book for a while so Beth let me read her copy! I’m looking forward to it!

What are you reading this week? Let me know!

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Top Ten Books On My Autumn (Fall) TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful The Broke and The Bookish. This week’s list is a TBR list. I love these lists because they give me encouragement to read a book at a certain time! I don’t always keep to them, but on my summer list I managed to read them all! 🙂 I’m very much trying to get through books that I have in my possession already even there are SO MANY that I want to read and add to my TBR. The bookworm struggle!

Click on the book image to get to the Goodreads page for the book! 🙂

Chart Throb- Ben Elton

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I’ve been wanting to read this book for a while, so hopefully I’ll get to it this Autumn!

Then She Was Gone- Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone

I’ve heard this is a good one!

Together- Julie Cohen

Together

Again, I’ve heard great things about this book, so I’m looking forward to it!

History Is All You Left Me- Adam Silvera

History Is All You Left Me

I’ve only read Adam’s debut, but I’m trying to work my way through his next releases!

Moxie- Jennifer Mathieu

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I really enjoy Jennifer’s writing style, so I’m looking forward to this one!

Letters From The Lighthouse- Emma Carroll

Letters from the Lighthouse

I’ve adored every book by Emma so far, so I expect to like this one!

13 Minutes- Sarah Pinborough

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So excited to read this one!

The Invention of Hugo Cabret- Brian Selznick

The Invention of Hugo Cabret

This book has been on my TBR forever. I hope I enjoy it and haven’t overhyped it!

Luckiest Girl Alive- Jessica Knoll

Luckiest Girl Alive

I’ve heard a lot of great things about this book too!

The Hours Before Dawn- Celia Fremlin

The Hours Before Dawn

Intrigued.

Have you read any of these books? What did you think of them? What’s on your Autumn/Fall TBR? Let me know! Feel free to leave a link to your post and I’ll stop by!

Stacking The Shelves #172

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves, be it buying or borrowing. From ‘real’ books you’ve purchased, a book you’ve borrowed, a book you’ve been given or an e-book they can all be shared!

Bought:

Moxie

I’ve heard great things about Moxie and I love Jennifer Mathieu’s writing, so it’s a win win for me! Or so I hope…

History Is All You Left Me

Borrowed from Beth

Noughts & Crosses Graphic Novel

I adore Noughts and Crosses and Beth says this version is awesome. I, of course, believe her!

Together

I enjoyed Julie Cohen’s Dear Thing so I’m excited to read something else by her.

Then She Was Gone

Again, another author we’ve read and enjoyed. Beth highly recommends this one!

 

Chart Throb

I’ve been meaning to read this for a long time now and Beth kindly brought it for me to borrow. Bless her. I love having a bookish sister!

What have you added to your shelves this week? Let me know! 🙂

Top Ten Beach Reads

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Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and The Bookish. Every week bloggers make lists of their favourite Top Ten on a given subject. This week’s list is Top Ten Beach Reads. I could add SO many books for this list so it’ll be hard to narrow it down to ten! I’m going to try and use books that I haven’t used for this meme! I’ve defined a beach read as a book that was so easy to read, that captured my interest and made me not want to put it down!

As ever, click on the book image to learn more about the book!

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Billy And Me- Giovanna Fletcher– This is a perfect beach read. It’s got the right amount of fluff and seriousness. It’s addictive and easy to read.

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Twenty Boy Summer- Sarah Ockler-  Such a sweet book, with a serious edge.

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One Perfect Summer- Paige Toon- I’ve mentioned how much I love Paige Toon’s books before and this is one of my favourites.

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The Novel In The Viola- Natasha Solomons- This is such a charming read. So lovely.

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The Beach Café- Lucy Diamond- This is a perfect piece of escapism. You can really tell that Lucy loves Cornwall, as she writes about it so well!

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The Summer House- Mary Nichols- This book has such great characters!

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Inconceivable- Ben Elton- A fantastic book with a great balance of emotion and humour.

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The Other Hand- Chris Cleave- This is another great book with a balance of humour and tragedy.

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The Ice Cream Girls- Dorothy Koomson- Dorothy Koomson is a fantastic writer. Some fantastic characters and a gripping storyline.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time- Mark Haddon- I completely fell in love with this book. Such a compelling story.

Please feel free to leave a link to your Top Ten Tuesday list. I’m pretty sure I’m going to be adding lots of books to my TBR pile this week!