Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 15/4/19

Last week was really busy! I’m not entirely sure what took so much time, but it was fun anyway. All of my book mail came on the same day, which was pretty cool (sorry to my postie). Thanks to the publishers who sent me books! I also bought one book after exchanging some loyalty points for book vouchers.

Life Before by Carmel Reilly (available 6th May, RRP $29.99) came from Allen & Unwin. Lori is living an unremarkable life until the day she finds out her brother has been injured in an accident. She hasn’t seen him for years, but if she takes responsibility for him it will mean her own secret is revealed. What is happening with Scott – and is it time for Lori to confront the past?

Cape May by Chip Cheek (released 23rd April 2019) came from Hachette. It’s set in 1957 as Henry and Effie arrive in Cape May for their honeymoon and find out everyday life is rather different to fantasy. They decide to leave, but are swept up in the drama of another group with long lasting consequences.

The Tiger Catcher by Paullina Simons arrived from Harper Collins. Like many others, I’m a huge fan of The Bronze Horseman series and eager to start the new End of Forever series. Julian is leading a charmed life in L.A. until an affair with Josephine turns everything upside down. She’s mysterious with big secrets to spill and their adventures of love and loss begins over time and space.

The Butterfly Room by Lucinda Riley (available 23rd April) arrived from Pan Macmillan. This book is not part of the Seven Sisters series, but a standalone book about Posy Montague who lives in her crumbling family home. It’s time to sell – but then her first love Freddie appears with fifty years without a word and her sons are acting oddly. Posy’s not having any of it, but Freddie has a major secret to reveal…

Defeating the Ministers of Death by Prof David Issacs is non-fiction, talking about the history of vaccination. I really like medical non-fiction and Prof Isaacs is Australian, so I had to get this. The book discusses the successes and failures in vaccination and the diseases long gone thanks to vaccines and passive immunity.

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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Up Next:

I really don’t know, but hoping to get lots of reading done over the Easter break.

5 thoughts on “Mailbox Monday and What I’m Reading: 15/4/19

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  1. Life Before was a good read and I absolutely tore through The Butterfly Room. I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

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