I’ve had to starve myself of decent food to maintain my book habit (that’s bad right?), but I’m still my pudgy self
The links below will take you to my review of the book, or the GoodReads synopsis. In the case of free books, the link takes you to that specific page.
Books for review from NetGalley:
- The Journeys of John and Julia in Chapter One by Aurelia
- American Chick in Saudi Arabia by Jean Sasson
- Rape Girl by Alina Klein
- OMG QUEER Short Stories by Queer Youth
Legitimately Free eBooks: These aren’t pirated… They’re free cos they’re old (mostly)!
- Household Tales by the Brothers Grimm
- Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll
- Dracula by Bram Stoker
- Frankenstein by Mary Shelley (the above were all for the Coursera Fantasy and Science Fiction course)
- the moon, come to earth [DISPATCHES FROM LISBON] by Philip Graham – this one was the monthly free ebook from the University of Chicago Press, so nice of them!
Books for Review from Novel Publicity:
- Praise of Motherhood by Phil Jourdan (I made fan art :D)
- The Day of First Sun by Sheryl Steines
- She Wulf by Sheryl Steines
Books I won, guys!
- Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Green – won from Book Club Blog South Africa P.S. The author totally tweeted me!
- Other Lives by Andre Brink – a signed copy won from Short Story Day Africa
- touch edited by Karina Magdalena Szczurekk – first edition won from Short Story Day Africa
- The Second Woman by Kenneth Cameron – a slightly sun-damaged copy bought from my library at 90% discount
- Room by Emma Donoghue – a water-damaged copy from my local library at 5% the original price
- The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger – a gently-read copy from my local library at 80% discount
- The Widow’s Tale by Mick Jackson – a brand new copy the library decided to sell. No idea why, but I’m not complaining.
Brand new books at great prices (these were all bought at Exclusive Books’ massive Winter Sale)
- Great Loves box set – 20 classics by greats like Kierkegaard, Virgil, D.H. Lawrence… I got Mom to buy me this set at 17% the original price
- The Puffin Classics Deluxe Collection box set – eight childhood classics, including Anne of Green Gables which I finally read! They’re all beautiful cloth-covered hardbacks.
- Saint Exupery: Art, Writings and Musings by Nathalie des Vallieres – Granny bought this one for me at a third of the price.