Weekly Roundup

Posted May 9, 2020 by Nikki in General / 21 Comments

It’s been a quiet reading week, but the acquisitions have been rolling in. It’s not as bad as it looks, though; some of these were bought a week or two ago and only just arrived. There’ll be another box of books soon, too…

Linking up with The Sunday Post @ The Caffeinated Reviewer and Stacking the Shelves @ Reading Reality & Tynga’s Reviews.

New books acquired:

Cover of Infernal Affairs by Jordan L. Hawk Cover of Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim Cover of The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune Cover of The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta

Cover of A Pale Light in the Black by K.B. Wagers Cover of Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes Cover of The Last Smile in Sunder City by Luke Arnold

Cover of A Prickly Affair by Hugh Warwick Cover of Mudlarking by Lara Maiklam Cover of How to Invent Everything by Ryan North

With special thanks to the friend who got me The Brilliant Death! 😀

Received to review:

Cover of Burning Roses by S.L. Huang Cover of The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey

Thank you, Tor!

Read this week:

Cover of Widdershins by Jordan L. Hawk Cover of Exploring English Castles by Edd Morris

Reviews posted this week:

Widdershins, by Jordan L. Hawk. A fun mystery/romance, very much in K.J. Charles’ line. 4/5 stars
Exploring English Castles, by Edd Morris. Neither fish nor fowl, really; not that great despite some pretty photos. 2/5 stars

Other posts:

Top Ten Tuesday: A Bookish Party. Arranging a party isn’t really my sort of thing, but this one could be fun if I ever did it…
WWW Wednesday. Mostly Nine Coaches Waiting and a last look back at Grave Importance.

Out and about:

NEAT science: ‘An internal alarm clock. A bit about hibernation.
NEAT science: ‘An unexpected bonus. How the BCG vaccination might be repurposed…

How’re you guys doing? Anything new and exciting?

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21 responses to “Weekly Roundup

  1. I’ve been curious about Last Smile in Sunder City – I look forward to your thoughts on that one. I finally finished Kingdom of Souls this week, which is good and just not my bag although I still struggle to pinpoint what it is about so many YA titles (so for now I’ll leave it at ‘I’m not the target audience anyway, and that’s fine’). I’m relishing The Goblin Emperor – partly by contrast, I suppose, but mostly because it’s just so good 🙂

    Otherwise, this weekend has been mostly about baking and feeling smug that I didn’t cock any of it up. All my practice seems to be paying off – we breakfasted on homemade croissants this morning. Yum.
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    • The Last Smile in Sunder City sounds like fun, so I’m looking forward to it! I read the preview to make my mind up and was veryyyy curious.

      Oooh, croissants…

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