Booklover Mailbox – Glancy, Nesbit, Wilson, Brennan, Bisama, Spann, Utton

Lots more books added to my reading pile over the last couple of weeks… some expected, others not:

               Terms & Conditions by Robert Glancy     The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit

The Yellow Papers by Dominique Wilson Whip Smart 2 by Kit Brennan Dead Stars by Alvaro Bisama

               Blade of the Samurai by Susan Spann     Martin Harbottle's Appreciation of Time by Dominic Utton

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Terms & Conditions by Robert Glancy (Bloomsbury) – being likened to The Rosie Project, sounds excellent but big expectations to live up to

The Wives of Los Alamos by TaraShea Nesbit (Bloomsbury) – the retro cover does nothing for me but its contents sounds compelling

The Yellow Papers by Dominique Wilson (TransitLounge) – been eyeing this one off for a while, never been disappointed by a book from this little Australian publishing house

Whip Smart: Lola Montez and the Poisoned Nom de Plume by Kit Brennan (Astor + Blue) – I was enthralled by the action-packed first title in this series Whip Smart: Lola Montez Conquers the Spaniards so looking forward to seeing what Lola gets up to next

Dead Stars by Alvaro Bisama translated by Megan McDowell (Ox and Pigeon) – first upcoming novel release from new digital-only publisher focusing on translations

Blade of the Samurai by Susan Spann, #2 Shinobi Series (Minotaur Books) – participating in the HFVBT blog tour for this title’s release in July

Martin Harbottle’s Appreciation of Time by Dominic Utton (Bloomsbury – Oneworld) – a novel of letters, sounds quirky

Mailbox Monday is now hosted from the dedicated Mailbox Monday website – checkout what everyone else got!

What books have you recently acquired?

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  1. says

    Martin Harbottle’s Appreciation of Time sounds quirky but after commuting for 20 years I can relate to the frustration of trains not keeping to their schedules.

    • says

      Yes, the daily commute involves a whole list of frustrations, whether waiting for public transport or being stuck behind the wheel in a traffic jam – plenty of scope for humourous observations I suspect.


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