Here are the books I added to my collection during the month of May.
Who knew the Giant Tiger has such great books for sale? And for decent prices as well. The top 4 books were purchased there and I will definitely be going back to buy more.
- Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
- Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn
- The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe
- Me Before You by Jojo Moyes (Given to me as a mothers day gift from my son).
- Love Comes Softly (1-4) by Janette Oke (Bought at Chapters)
Have you read any of these books? If so did you enjoy them? Leave me a message in the comments.
Linking up with: Stacking the Shelves
Here are the books I added to my collection during the month of April..
Have you read any of these books? If so what did you think of them? Leave me a message in the comments.
PS… I’m having trouble sharing my instagram pictures here on my blog.. Did this post work correctly? Could someone please let me know in the comments.
P.P.S: So I deleted the Instagram picture and re-added it from my Google album. I’m still unable to figure out how to share from Instagram for some reason.
Today I would like to share the books I added to my collection during the month of March.
Sent in exchange for an honest review
The Road Home by Beverly Lewis
(From Bethany House Publishers via NetGalley)
Library Book Sale
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
The Queen’s Accomplice (Maggie Hope Mystery #6) by Susan Elia MacNeal
Angus, Thongs and Full-frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicholson, #1) by Louise Rennison
The Heart of a Good by P.G. Woodhouse
Have you read any of these books? Leave me a message in the comments.
Do you ever think you published a post, but then look back and discover that you didn’t? Well that is what I thought happened with my book hauls from previous months. I must have only shared some of Charlie’s books we’ve acquired but not my own.
Anyway, here most of the books I’ve added to my collection over the past few months..
Borrowed From the Library..
Library Book Sale
Linking up with Stacking the Shelves
Charlie’s library has grown again.
Last month my Mom went to a used book sale and brought home a bag of picture books. Check them out below..
- At Home (Dial a Word Picture Book)
- Can’t You Sleep Little Bear? (Little Bear #1) by Martin Waddell & Barbara Firth (Illustrator)
- Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton
- My First Book of Farm Words by Joanna Bicknell
- Fisher-Price (Lift the Flaps) Do You Like..
- Curious Baby My Curious Dreamer by H.A. Rey
- My First Christmas Board Book by Dawn Sirett
- Big Bird’s Busy Day by Jessie Smith
- The Christmas Sweater: A Picture Book by Glenn Beck
This book was given to Charlie as a gift by a family friend.
- Pooh’s Nursery Rhymes by Walt Disney Company
- Red Rhino by Alan Rogers
- Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
- The Going to Bed Book by Sandra Boynton
- Elmo’s ABC Book by Deborah November
- Pajama Time by Sandra Boynton
- Peter Rabbit’s Lullabies by Beatrix Potter
- Spot Can Count by Eric Hill
- Richard Scarry’s Busiest Fire Fighters Ever by Richard Scarry
- Peter Cottontail
- Five Little Monkey’s Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
- Peek-a-Book: 101 Ways to make a baby smile by Shelia Hanly
Today I would like to share the books I have accumulated over the past couple of months.
- Death of a Rhinestone Cowboy by Jenna Brown
(Source: Goodreads Giveaway).
- The Sentimental Journey Romance Collection: 9 Love Stories From the Memorable 1940’s by Cathy Marie et. al.
(Source: This book was given to my as a gift from my mom.)
- Nursing a Grudge: A Maternal Instincts Mystery (Maternal Instincts Mystery, #4) by Diana Orgain
- Murder on the SS Rosa (Ginger Gold, #1) by Lee Strauss
- Newfie, Come Home! by David Belisle
(Source: Sent for review from author)
- The Fire by the Night by Teresa Messineo
(Source: Sent for review by the publisher via TLC Book Tours)
Have any of these titles caught your eye? I’d love to hear from you so leave me a message in the comments.
Linking up with Stacking the Shelves
I think I found my new favourite bookstore. And it isn’t even a bookstore at all. Last month I was in Value Village thrift store and decided to check out their book section. I was so pleasantly surprised by the selection they had.
This is what I picked up..
- Spanish Holiday: Or How I Transformed the Worst Vacation Ever into the Best Summer of My Life by Kate Cann
Dear Bella and Bobby,
Thank you SO MUCH for letting us stay at your villa. It’s gorgeous, and we’re having a fab time looking after it and enjoying the view of the mountains and the lovely olive grove. I figured out the bus to Ercos on the first day here — it’s as easy as you said! And Miguel’s son Juan is helping us take care of everything, so you needn’t worry at all!
- The Gatecrasher by Madeleine Wickham
Everything’s coming up roses for Fleur Daxeny, as she goes through more rich men than she does designer hats… if that’s humanly possible. Beautiful, charming, and utterly irresistible, her success at crashing funerals to find wealthy men is remarkable. But behind Fleur’s Harvey Nichols wardrobe, is a woman with a mysterious past.
Fleur wastes no time in seducing her latest conquest, the handsome and rich widower Richard Favour, and she swoops into his life like a designer-clad tornado. His children are caught up in a whirlwind as their father’s new girlfriend descends on the family estate leaving chaos and excitement in her perfume-scented wake. Soon, more than one family member is suspicious of Fleur’s true intentions.
Fleur is not one to wear her heart on her Chanel sleeves, but she soon finds herself embracing Richard and his lovable family. But just as Fleur contemplates jumping off the gold-digger train for good and enjoying the ride of true love, a long-buried secret from her past threatens to destroy her new family. Fleur is thrown into a race against time to prove herself to Richard before it’s too late. Can she trust her heart or will she cut ties and run away as fast as her Prada pumps can take her?
Take a wild and marvelous ride with The Gatecrasher, whose clever, chic, and sassy style will leave you desperately wanting more wonderful Wickham!
- Baby Proof by Emily Giffin
From the author of the smash hits Something Borrowed and Something Blue comes a novel that explores the question: is there ever a deal-breaker when it comes to true love?
First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes . . . a baby carriage? Isn’t that what all women want?
Not so for Claudia Parr. And just as she gives up on finding a man who feels the same way, she meets warm, wonderful Ben. Things seem too good to be true when they fall in love and agree to buck tradition with a satisfying, child-free marriage. Then the unexpected occurs: one of them has a change of heart. One of them wants children after all.
This is the witty, heartfelt story about what happens to the perfect couple when they suddenly want different things. It’s about feeling that your life is set and then realizing that nothing is as you thought it was—and that there is no possible compromise. It’s about deciding what is most important in life, and taking chances to get it. But most of all, it’s about the things we will do—and won’t do—for love.
- Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris–until she meets Étienne St. Clair. Smart, charming, beautiful, Étienne has it all…including a serious girlfriend.
But in the City of Light, wishes have a way of coming true. Will a year of romantic near-misses end with their long-awaited French kiss?
Have you read any of these books? Let me know in the comments below.
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 21st and runs through Sunday, August 27th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure. There are challenges, giveaways, and a grand prize, but all of these are completely optional. For all Bout of Books 20 information and updates, be sure to visit the Bout of Books blog. – From the Bout of Books team
I can’t believe that last Bout of Books Read-a-thon I participated in was a year ago! So its about time that I participate again. Not to mention that fact that I’m so far behind in my yearly reading goal. I’m hoping that this week will be as productive as can be.
Here is my tentative TBR:
On a cold November morning, a jogger runs through the woods in the peaceful Quebec village of Three Pines. On his run, he finds a dead man hanging from a tree.
The dead man was a guest at the local Inn and Spa. He might have been looking for peace and quiet, but something else found him. Something horrible.
Did the man take his own life? Or was he murdered? Chief Inspector Armand Gamache is called to the crime scene. As Gamache follows the trail of clues, he opens a door into the past. And he learns the true reason why the man came to Three Pines.
There are many ways to define a woman: daughter, mother, wife, professional, friend, student… We are each special and unique, yet we share a common connection.
Wishing the best to those who are participating.