Sunday 4 September 2016

Sunday Post 4th September 2016

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The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted at Caffeinated Book Reviewer, it's a chance to post a recap on the past week, show the books we have received and share what we plan for the coming week. Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews and the aim is to show our newest books and to see what everyone else received for review, borrowed from libraries, bought in bookshops or downloaded on to their e-reader. As always you can click on any of the pictures to be taken to the Goodreads page for that book if you're interested in finding out more about it.

Last Week on the Blog:

Books We Got This Week:

A Scot in the Dark (Scandal & Scoundrel, #2)Unscripted Joss ByrdSouth Sea TalesThis Savage Song (Monsters of Verity, #1)
A Scot in the Dark by Sarah MacLean: Sarah MacLean's books are basically auto-buys for me so I have had this on pre-order for a while and I am excited to start reading it.
Unscripted Joss Byrd by Lygia Day Penaflor: This was a pre-order I actually thought I had cancelled so it was a bit of a surprise when it arrived. But I am excited to read it and it looks like a very summer-y read so I can tag it on to the tail end of summer.
South Sea Tales by Robert Louis Stevenson: This came with my module materials for my next University module. I don't know much about it but I am excited for this module so hopefully it will be great.
This Savage Song by V.E. Schwab: I had reserved this at the library and I am excited to read it. I was going to save it for October (and Halloween) but I just really want to read it since I have heard nothing bad.

Reading Update:

The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle, #2)
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater: 4.5 stars, Much as I love this series so far I seem to be making my way through it soooo slowly. It took me all week to read this. Which is frustrating. Hopefully I can read the next two a little faster.

Next Week on the Blog:

  • Top Ten Books I Wish Would Be TV Shows
  • Wednesday Catch-Up
  • Top 5 Characters You'd Want as Family
  • Clare Reviews: Way Down Dark by JP Smythe
  • Friday Reads
You can also find us on Goodreads (Ann and Clare) to keep up with what we are reading


  1. I just finished The Raven Cycle and I think if I haden't been buddy reading them I would have read them slowly, too. I loved them all. Have a wonderful week. :)

    1. I love them so I don't understand the slowness! Maybe I just want to savour them! Buddy reading them sounds great.

  2. Nice haul! I read This Savage Song recently and really enjoyed it! South Sea Tales looks awesome! I've only read The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Stevenson before and I would really like to change that! I hope you'll enjoy all the books you got! Happy reading!

    1. Glad to hear you enjoyed it, I am really excited! South Sea Tales will hopefully be great, I haven't even read Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde so this will be my first Stevenson!

  3. South Sea Tales looks interesting, I thought at first it was a tale like Treasure Island or something but then clicked and it looks like nonfiction? That could be really good. I had not heard of that before. I didn't make it through Treasure Island (kinda bored me and I got sidetracked) but I should return to it, and read more stevenson.

    1. I think its a short story collection but I am not really sure. I kind of want to wait to find out when I study it so I don't have preconceptions! I've never read any Stevenson before so I don't know what to expect from his writing!

  4. I liked This Savage Song! I've been meaning to read A Scot in the Dark for months. I just read another HR novel, Do You Want to Start a Scandal by Tessa Dare, today, and LOVED it. :D I hope you enjoy all of your new books!

    Have a fabulous week. :)

    Check out my STS post!

    1. I am so excited to read Do You Want to Start a Scandal so I am glad to hear you loved it! I definitely want to read A Scot in the Dark very soon because I already know it will be amazing!