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The Postman Knock #41

I am a little bit sad, peeps.
I had my last day at work on Friday, and left a wonderful team of coworkers teary-eyed. 
There was only 5 of us on my shift, but we were a riot.
Farewell, my friends!

Incidentally, I got hammered that night on my leaving do and am still feeling fragile. :)
Anyway, this is one more step towards moving, which I can deal with seriously now.
Hope you had a lovely week in the meantime!

I've READ:


Both THE BONE SEASON and NEANDERTHAL SEEKS HUMAN were amazing and made me lose sleep in order to finish them. First is a fantastic dystopian YA and second one is an adorable, funny, klutzy and nerdy contemporary romance. NANCY'S THEORY OF STYLE is an outrageously flamboyant and beautifully written, but I don't expect anything less from Marta Acosta's books. CROWN OF MIDNIGHT was... good, but I honestly can say that my judgement is skewed by horrendously formated kindle copy I had to read.  HOW TO MISBEHAVE was fun and cutesy novella, and I'm glad I finally tried this author. I really enjoyed it! At last, REVEALING US was disappointing after really good first two books in this series. I expected more. *shrugs*

FROM NETGALLEY/EDELWEISS:
 

FOR REVIEW:


BOUGHT:

These two are my paperback copies because I wanted to have something where my blog has been quoted, but ouch - they were not cheap!


FREEBIE:

A first book in the series, recommended by Betsy whose taste in books is very similar to mine.

This is it, have a lovely day, you all!
Ciao!

Nadia by Nitin Sawhney,
one of my favorites.

14 comments:

Blodeuedd said...

I do have Nancy's theory of style somewhere, I should read it :)

Mel said...

Yes, the kindle format was dreadful on Crown of Midnight...I was so happy to have a paperback version to read. Shame it got in the way of your enjoyment of the story!
I was thinking of starting Bone Season this week - looks like its well worth a read!

It's always sad to say goodbye when you leave a job - but I'm glad it was a fun final shift and you have such an adventure ahead of you!

Ula (Blog of Erised) said...

Awesome haul! The Spirit Keeper looks great!
Hope you enjoy all the reads!

My haul
My DESIGNS blog

Melliane said...

I don't think I know these ones but happy reading darling!

My keeper shelf said...

Noooooooo I've been looking forward to Revealing Us, I hate a trilogy that runs out of steam at the end:(

Hope you're hangover is better now!

Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Ooh nice haul! These are new to me, but I hope you enjoy them all!

Here's my STS

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)

Michelle @ Much Loved Books said...

Great haul, although I haven't heard of many of these books, I'll have to check them out.
It's sad to leave work but good luck with your move (whenever it is)

My haul

Alyssa Susanna said...

In Defense of the Queen looks like something I would read! I love historical fiction. And that's awesome that you read Crown of Midnight and The Bone Season! :)

Have a fantastic week!

Check out my haul post!

Bea said...

*HUGS* re work. It's so hard to leave and to say goodbye. Good luck with the move!

That's disappointing about Revealing Us; Carol has really been looking forward to it. I'm glad you liked How to Misbehave, now you have to read the follow-up. It's very different!

Aurian said...

Of course you need to have the books you are quoted in! I hope to see my own name/blogname in print someday :)

kimbacaffeinate said...

congrats on being quoted and wonderful haul :)

Joyous Reads said...

I'm so sad on your behalf. It's always a tough thing to leave the ones that have been a part of your life forever. But I'm sure they'll miss you and will always think of you.

Anyway, have fun in Portugal (jealous!)

Lovely haul. too. Heheheh

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Hope you enjoy and have a great week!

Christina said...

Gah, I find all of the hype for the Bone Season puzzling. I wasn't impressed by the excerpt I read and I just don't know if it gets better or if it's not for me or what. Ahhhhhh!

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