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Sunday, 19 January 2014

Showcase Sunday #62

It's Sunday again so we all know that it's time for Showcase Sunday. It's a lovely weekly meme hosted by Vicky over at Books, Biscuits and Tea, and it allows us to show off all the lovely buys this week. I love this meme as it gives a chance for us to show and browse so many books!

Hey guys! How are you all? I started my new job this week in a college library! It's great and the people I work with are absolutely lovely. On the other hand, having a job has made my book buying habits even worse. This week I bought another couple of bargains from Asda and Tesco, plus a few others. I've also booked a hotel ready for London Book Fair with my partner, hopefully my mate from uni and Ula from Blog of Erised! Really excited for this! :D





  1. The Shining Girls looks really good, I've heard lots of things about it.

    Congrats on starting the new job, I hope you're enjoying it.

    We'll have to catch up at London Book Fair, although I suspect I'll be working a lot of the time. :(


  2. Congrats on starting your new job, Leah! Are you enjoying it? :)
    Ooh, you got some great books this week! I've had The Shining Girls out from my library for ages and I still haven't gotten around to it. But it looks awesome. I've been eyeing The Husbands Secret for a while now because it sounds really intriguing, so I'll definitely be looking forward to seeing what you think of it! Percy Jackson! <3
    I wish I could go to LBF this year :( Maybe next year.
    Great haul, Leah! Happy reading :D

  3. Wow, are you a librarian now? I'm envious! :) I see Percy Jackson. :) I hope you enjoy it! :)

  4. OOh nice! Congrats on the new job and yay new reads! The only one I've read here is Through the Zombie Glass and I LOVED it!! This is one of my fave series! Gena's YA reads are just incredible!

    Here's my STS

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  5. Hope you love Shining Girls, The Humans and Percy Jackson, all fantastic books.

  6. What a great haul! I have The Thirteenth Tale at home right now, but it's in Slovene so I am not sure I'll read it. I prefer untranslated books because translations often suck.
    Happy reading, enjoy all these goodies! :*

  7. Nice haul! I should read Megan Miranda's Fracture and The Ballad of Mila. Both grab me for some reason.

    Happy reading! :)

  8. Nice haul! I thought about snagging a copy of Blades of the Old Empire, but just won't have the time to read it. Thanks for stopping by my STS.

  9. What an awesome haul! Most of the books I haven't heard of but they look great, I'm a little envious that you got Through the Zombie Glass! I just read the first last month and I really liked it. Enjoy all your books!!!

    My book haul here!
    -Seirra @ Dear, Restless Reader

  10. I really want to read Through The Zombie Glass. I haven't heard of The Shining Girls before but I'm going to check it out. Enjoy all your new books =D

  11. Those look amaizng, hope you enjoy them all!

  12. Great haul! I love the Percy Jackson series. Enjoy everything :)
    My SS

  13. Nice haul! A lot of these are new to me but I'll definitely be checking them out. Hope you enjoy :)
    Thanks for stopping by!

  14. Awesome haul - I hope you enjoy the Percy Jackson books! They started out middling for me but got better as the series progressed! I'll definitely be looking out for your review! I SO need to get into the Fire and Thorn series!! They are at the very top of my wishlist now so hopefully soon :D Oh and I've heard wonderful things about Through the Zombie Glass! All your books are gorgeous so I hope they're all as pretty on the inside hehe Happy reading xx

  15. I still have to get round to the husband's secret! Hope you enjoy them ☺

  16. Haha, working in a library doesn't really help with your book buying habits, does it? :D Congrats on the job, though - it must be amazing!

    I can't wait to read Vengeance - I have it on my Kindle, waiting to be read. :) Hope it's as good as Fracture was!


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