Welcome back to normal transmission. Last week was awesome, fantastic, brilliant and all of the adjectives. I think my voice is finally beginning to recover… I did hardly any reading though and I missed that. This week will be better in terms of that because there are so many great books released this month!
Here are the books that made their way home this week:
From the Earth to the Shadows by Amanda Hocking (released 8th May) arrived from Pan Macmillan. Malin is on her quest to avenge her mother’s death and slay immortals. But then her friend Asher gets dragged into the underworld, and Malin is desperate to rescue him. But this is a new quest she may not recover from…
The Jade Lilly by Kirsty Manning was a prize from Good Reading. It’s a dual narrative, set in 1939 Shanghai and 2016 London. In the modern day, Alexandra leaves London for Australia to see her grandparents one last time. It’s then that they start to reveal the family mysteries and Alexandra feels the need to face the past in Shanghai. It
The Shanghai Wife by Emma Harcourt (released 18th June) was a prize from Harlequin. Annie leaves Australia for Shanghai in 1925 after her new husband deems that the safest place for her. It’s a complex place and Annie begins to learn more about a side of the city expats don’t see, as well as falling in love…
If you want to look at other books received this week across the globe, drop by the Mailbox Monday blog for links to everyone’s mailbox goodies.
It’s Monday! What are you reading? is hosted by Book Date. Click on the pictures to read more about the books.
What I Read Last Week:
What I’m Reading at the Moment: