This Week in Books 17.05.17 #TWIB #CurrentlyReading

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Welcome to This Week in Books, where we share what we’ve been up to in bookland this week and look ahead to next. 

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I barely got any reading done last weekend/this week so my answers are the same. Fail. I blame Eurovision for giving me a 3-day hangover -LOL! My WoW and and New on the Shelf  answers are different though, so read on…

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Now: The Marsh King’s Daughter  ~ Karen Dionne // The Time Machine ~ H.G Wells

I haven’t got stuck into this yet, but I have a good feeling about it. And I’m almost, finally, done with The Time Machine which I’ve been trying to read at lunch times.

Then:  Release ~ Patrick Ness

I think because I went to the book launch and listened to Patrick speak so passionately about his book that I had very high expectations and so I was a little disappointed by Release – but only a little. It was a beautiful book, I just got slapped by the hype-monster. Gah! My review will be up soon.

Next: ???

I’m really not sure this time. I’m going to let my mood decide at the time.

New on the Shelves

Netgalley: 

Fear by Dirk Kurbjuweit was my WoW last week so I was pleased to get approved!

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I’m Waiting On…

I saw this on a few blogs last week and seem to be on a bit of a thriller kick so I’d like to give it a go!

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There’s trouble in paradise. . .

For as long as she can remember, Jemma has been planning the perfect honeymoon. A fortnight’s retreat to a five-star resort in the Maldives, complete with luxury villas, personal butlers and absolute privacy. It should be paradise, but it’s turned into a nightmare.

Because the man Jemma married a week ago has just disappeared from the island without a trace. And now her perfect new life is vanishing just as quickly before her eyes. After everything they’ve been through together, how can this be happening? Is there anyone on the island who Jemma can trust? And above all – where has her husband gone?

 Expected Publication: June 1st 2017 by Penguin

 So that’s been my week in books, now why don’t you tell me about yours!?

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14 thoughts on “This Week in Books 17.05.17 #TWIB #CurrentlyReading

  1. I’m really intrigued by The Marsh King’s Daughter – I’ve heard only good things about it! I’ll look out for your review 😊

    • That’s good to know, thanks 🙂 I’m loving The Marsh King’s Daughter too, now I’ve actually had time to read some of it I don’t want to put it down!

  2. I’ve been intrigued by The Marsh King’s Daughter ever since I read a teaser in one of the Buzz Books editions! I will be looking forward to your thoughts on that one. Happy reading!

  3. I hate when hype ruins a book for me!! It’s such a bummer.

    The Honeymoon has my attention! I’m going to check that one out. Happy reading!

  4. Pingback: This Month in Books: May 2017 #TMIB #BookoftheMonth | Lipsyy Lost & Found

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