27.5.11

I could be a while...

Last weekend Josh played drums alongside our church band at an event in North Wales. As a thank you gift he was given a book voucher.
He bought a Welsh book, but said that I could use the rest.
Whhhhhooooop!
Walking into a bookshop and knowing I can choose things for free has got to be one of my favourite things!
The women-folk in my family were all raving about how good ‘The Distant Hours’ by Kate Moreton was when we were together at Easter so I knew that was the book I wanted to get. Apparently you simply can’t put it down.

When I got to the shop I saw the book straight away on a display at the front of the shop…and it was on a 3 for 2 offer.
Double Whhhhhooooop!
So along with The Distant Hours, I also bought Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen and Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult.
I’ve heard so many bloggers raving about Water for Elephants I thought I should see what all the fuss was about, and Change of Heart was recommended to me by my sister-in-love

Have you read any of these books? Can you recommend any other books/authors to buy with the rest of the book voucher?
I started reading The Distant Hours yesterday so if I’m not blogging over the next few days you’ll know it’s because I have my nose in a book :)

3 comments:

  1. HA! You still have $$ left? That's a great gift voucher! I've been hearing a lot about The Help by Kathryn Stockett on a lot of blogs, so I just got that from the library. (I had no idea it was so thick!) I can't recommend it from having read it, but I'm curious about it. In my opinion, you can't go wrong with any Karen Kingsbury novel. I absolutely love her books, cry at every one, and am completely sucked in to all her series.

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  2. OH, and 1,000 gifts is also highly popular in the blogging community now too. I've started it, and it's pretty great so far.

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  3. A girl after my own heart! 2 things I really enjoy (1) gift cards or gift money to shop and (2) a good book or two or three!! Bookstore gift cards are the best. Which that perspective could be why my wardrobe is lacking...

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