Category Archives: Link-Up

TOP TEN TUESDAY | BOOKS I WOULDN’T MIND SANTA LEAVING UNDER MY TREE

Only four more sleeps until Christmas! I’m still hoping for a Christmas miracle snowfall, but failing that, I’ll settle for some lovely rectangular packages strewn under the tree with my name on them. Here are a few of the titles I wouldn’t mind finding beneath the wrapping paper (though, of course, there are many more!):               Illuminae – Amie… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | NEW-TO-ME AUTHORS I READ IN 2015

  I’ve had a great reading year this year, so I’ve got a lot of authors to choose from for this post. there are a few obvious picks, and then some that took me wonderfully by surprise. So let’s get down to it!               Michael Christie – If I Fall, If I Die Paula Hawkins – The Girl On… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | 2016 NOVELS I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO

I have to admit that I’m not on top of 2016 releases at all. I don’t have any clue which books I should be eagerly anticipating, let alone which are debuts and which debuts are going to take the book world by storm. So I had to resort to Googling, and some of these aren’t debuts, but hey, they are… Read more »

STACKING THE SHELVES | #94

Rain City Reads   November 14, 2015   Comments Off on STACKING THE SHELVES | #94

  Only one new book on my shelves this week, but it’s one I know I and many, many other readers have  been anxiously awaiting since before it was even announced! Carry On – Rainbow Rowell So that’s it for my tiny week in books, but what about you guys? Anyone read this one yet? Get any exciting books you… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | DEBUT AUTHORS WHOSE NEXT BOOK I CAN’T WAIT TO READ

  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is debut authors whose first book has me clamouring to read their second. I cannot even tell you how frustrated I become when I absolutely love a book, finish it, and then go looking for more…. only to discover there aren’t any yet! I mean, I guess it’s something to look forward to,… Read more »

STACKING THE SHELVES | #93

Rain City Reads   October 31, 2015   Comments Off on STACKING THE SHELVES | #93

  Haven’t been getting much book mail lately because I’ve got more than enough on my TBR pile as it is. But I did add a couple of books in the past couple of weeks I’m excited about:          Home Is Burning – Dan Marshall The Clasp – Sloane Crosley           The Mark and the Void – Paul… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | HALLOWEEN BOOKS FOR YOUNG READERS

  I am the world’s biggest wuss. Seriously, I am. I’m fine with blood and gore, but anything even remotely creepy and I’m a wibbling mess. While I like the concept of Halloween, I really can’t handle the scarier aspects. This applies to pranks, movies and books. So when I was trying to decide what kind of Halloween top ten… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | 10 WISHES FROM THE BOOK GENIE

  Okay, well obviously my first wish from the book genie, if there is such a thing, would be for unlimited further book-related wishes. But if that didn’t work, here are the top ten actual wishes I’d love to have granted.   A new book by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett. If I had to pick an all-time favourite book,… Read more »

STACKING THE SHELVES | #92

Rain City Reads   October 17, 2015   Comments Off on STACKING THE SHELVES | #92

  It’s been a couple of weeks since I’ve done a Stacking the Shelves post – I haven’t picked up many new books lately and have been busy with life stuff that’s kept me off the blog more than I’d like. But here are a few that arrived this week!                   The Rest… Read more »