Stacking the Shelves with a brand new Book Haul (30 Nov 2019)!

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Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality, which is all about sharing the books that you’ve acquired in the past week!

 

Books and eBooks

The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch by Tom Fletcher

I read and really enjoyed The Christmasaurus last year so couldn’t resist buying a copy of the latest book. I’m so looking forward to curling up with this one afternoon in December!

The Christmas Invitation by Trisha Ashley

I bought this in the Kindle sale as it sounds like a lovely Christmas novel. I enjoyed Trisha Ashley’s writing so I’m happy to have a copy of this book.

Daisy’s Christmas Gift Shop by Hannah Pearl

I bought this one after reading some really good reviews on the blog tour. It sounds like a sweet festive read.

The Worst Noel by Amy M. Reade

This is a Christmas cosy crime novel and I bought it on impulse for 99p. I love the cover and am keen to pick this one up to see what the story is like.

The Gendered Brain by Gina Rippon

This book has been on my radar for a while so when I saw it in the kindle sale for just £1.99 I decided to grab a copy. I already have some books about gender on my non-fiction list for the new year and I think this will make a good addition to those.

The Power of Moments by Chip Heath

I don’t recall where I first heard about this book but it was on my wish list and when I was browsing the other day I saw the kindle edition had dropped in price so decided to buy it. I’m really interested in what this book’s about so hope to get to it soon.

My Friend Anna by Rachel DeLoache Williams

This book was a total impulse buy as the premise sounded so intriguing!

I’ll Have What She’s Having by Erin Carlson

This is a book I had to buy when I heard about it this week as it’s all about three rom-coms (When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail) by Nora Ephron and it just sounds like such a fun read about films that I love!

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

I couldn’t resist buying this one as I’m really intrigued by it, and I love Turn of the Screw so am interested to see this new take on it.

17 Church Row by James Carol

This is another impulse buy as I’ve read so many great reviews of it on the blog tour and then when I looked it up it was a bargain price for kindle so I immediately bought it. I’ve just read a thriller that has similar themes regarding home assistant technology but the story sounds very different so I’m keen to get to this one.

Tell Me Everything by Amy Hatvany

I read and enjoyed the author’s previous novel so was keen to read her latest. This one sounds very different but like it could be a good read.

 

ARCs

Pushing Her Luck by B. R. Maycock

I read and loved this author’s previous novel Snowday last year so I was delighted when she asked me if I’d like to read her new book. I love the sound of this book and can’t wait to read it!

Last Christmas by Emma Thompson and Greg Wise

I spotted this book on NetGalley yesterday and requested it on a whim. I got approved for it within five minutes of requesting so I’m planning on dipping in and out of this for the next little while.

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The High Moments by Sara-Ella Ozbek, & Where We Belong by Anstey Harris

These two books were a lovely surprise gift in the post this week and it really brightened my day. Both of these books sound fabulous and I can’t wait to read them!

 

 

Have you bought any new books over the last week? Please tell me below. 🙂 If you join in with Stacking the Shelves please feel free to leave your link and I’ll make sure to read and comment on your post.

10 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves with a brand new Book Haul (30 Nov 2019)!

  1. You have a lovely haul here, Hayley. As always, such a nice mix of fiction and non-fiction, and different sub-genres, too. I like some of Nora Ephron’s work quite a lot, so I’ll be especially interested in what you think of the Carlson.

  2. Thanks for sharing these great reads and I wish you the best of luck in tackling your TBR pile. I tend to devour books during the winter months so I am always looking for something new. I recently finished an awesome psychological suspense/coming of age story by Mark Tullius called “Ain’t No Messiah” (https://www.marktullius.com/). This is a fairly dark read but the author mixes in comedy, elements of hope, and some really unique concepts to make this one of my favorite reads of 2019. The main concept of the novel is fairly relatable; Joshua is trying to find himself and to find happiness. However, Joshua has grown up in an abusive household, is the member of a cult-like church, and his father & fellow church members believe Joshua is the second coming of Jesus Christ. This is a story that definitely makes you think and keeps you hooked from start to finish. I can’t recommend it enough. Happy reading and happy holidays!

  3. I love Nora Ephron’s movies, so I am tempted by I’ll Have What She’s Having.

    I am also eager to get a copy of The Turn of the Key, since I’ve enjoyed all of the previous books by Ruth Ware.

    Thanks for sharing.

  4. Fantastic haul! I really should get some Christmas reads myself… I’ve only planned one so far and it’s a short one (How The Grinch Stole Christmas!) xD I hope you will enjoy The Turn Of The Key as well as the other titles! xx

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