Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 26/11/18

Last week was very busy! I wish that I had got more reading done, but whatever. I got swept up in the #NormalPeopleLove that was occurring on social media and decided to read Normal People by Sally Rooney. (A review will appear later this week).

I received one book in the post and bought two. All very different, as you’ll see:

Half Moon Lake by Kirsten Alexander (released 8th January 2019) was a prize from Penguin Random House. Inspired by a true story, the novel is about a young boy who disappears in the early 1900s. But when he reappears in the company of a tramp, questions are raised as to his identity. Tensions are further raised when two mothers say he is their son.

The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is sure to have at least a few laughs. It is all you needed to know about cars in succinct fashion, with pictures and a few dodgy facts.

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is sure to need no introduction, particularly after the recent TV series. I haven’t read the book and I like dystopian fiction, so I thought I should fix that!

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.

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