This Week in Books 15.08.18 #TWIB



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

I’m backkkk! 🙂 Welcome to my new look blog. Hope you’re all having a good summer so far. Here’s what I’ve been reading this week…


NOW: I’ve just started Ink & Bone which is the first book in The Great Libraries series. I’ve been meaning to read it since it came out (in 2015!!). I used to love Caine’s Morganville Vampires series so I’m interested to see how her style has developed. 

THEN: The last book I finished was My Name is Leon. I met Kit de Waal at this year’s Quick Reads launch and she was amazing. She only properly started reading books when she was 19. How amazing is that! She does a lot of work for underprivileged kids, go check her out. My Name is Leon was a great read about a young boy trying to make sense of the world  when he’s taken away from his mentally ill mother,  put into foster care and is separated from his baby brother.

NEXT: Probably Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race. I’ve been told by two people now that I MUST read it. And so I shall…


This meme was originally started by Breaking the Spine. It’s where we choose one upcoming release that we just can’t wait for!


The Wicked King // Holly Black // The Cruel Prince #2 // Jan 8 2019 // Little Brown //Goodreads

What have you been reading this week? Let me know in the comments below, or why not join in and publish a TWIB post of your own. Leave the link to your post and i’ll come take a look. 

Author: lipsyy

Creative Writing graduate. A Northerner in London. I probably love books a bit too much. Also enjoy vampires, unicorns, man love, tennis & can't get enough of trashy teen novels. I find myself thinking 'What Would Buffy Do?' way too frequently. HIYA!

15 thoughts on “This Week in Books 15.08.18 #TWIB”

  1. Why I’m no longer talking to white people about race is a must!!! You definitely should read it.

    1. You were the first to recommend it. Then a lady returned it to your library on Tues and said the same so I borrowed it! 😄. Couldn’t resist!

  2. Yay, welcome back! I still haven’t picked up Ink and Bone, but have wanted to for as long as it’s been out. I am so stoked for The Wicked King. I was so impressed with The Cruel Prince and am eagerly awaiting what happens next.

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