So it’s that time of year, also known as the dreaded finals…. I’m happy to say that I’ve finally had my last class and now I can get back to reading and reviewing! To all you fellow LibraryThingers out there, I’ll eventually get a list of your blogs on the side of mine. That said, here are a couple of books that I’ll be reading and reviewing sometime in the future.
“Victor Kugler: The Man Who Hid Anne Frank” by Eda Shapiro & Rick Kardonne
This book is one that I received through the Early Reviewer’s program in March over at LibraryThing. It was the first book I got through the program so I was very excited to get it. It arrived not too long ago. I’m almost done reading it, and I’ll post my review here, over at LibraryThing, and on Amazon.com. The subject of the book is pretty much explained by the title 🙂
This book came in the mail today! I signed up for the First Look Program over at Barnes&Noble back in April, and this is the book I got. It’s fiction about a girl who goes missing, and how her family deals with it. I’ve never read anything by this author, but it looks great.
This is the book I was assigned through the Penguin Classics Blog. I was one of the first, I think, 1400 people to sign up (sorry but they are no longer offering books!) and this book was randomly chosen for me. I’d never heard of it. Amazon’s summary says: In this Pulitzer Prize winner, a bridge collapses in eighteenth-century Peru; five die. Who were they? Sounds interesting, but makes me think of “Hiroshima” by John Hersey.
“The Aviary Gate: A Novel” by Katie Hickman
This one I snagged thanks to a heads up by Carey over at LibraryThing. I’ve never read anything by Katie Hickman, but this is historical fiction so it’s right up my alley. I hope it’s not too much romance and not enough plot, but we’ll see! You may still be able to get a copy of this book to read and review. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line- Shelf Awareness ad for Aviary Gate copy. I’d also include your name and address, and a blog if you have one in the body of the email, with a line about how you’d like to read it.
Again, thanks to Carey over at LibraryThing. I’ve never read anything by Kennedy either, and although this is a little outside my comfort zone, I decided to give it a shot. This one, like “Victor Kugler” is nonfiction. Like the above book, you may still be able to get a copy to read and review. Send an email to email@example.com with the suject line- Pagan Kennedy Advance Copy. I’d also include your name and address, and a blog if you have one in the body of the email, with a line about how you’d like to read it.
This is the very first book blog tour I’ll be involved in, and so I’m very excited to read this book. I’ve heard that the books are going out sometime in May. Plus I’ll be having J. Scott Savage on my blog in early August for an interview, and also I’ll be giving away a copy of his book then too. Head over to his blog to see the cover art, and a sneak peek at the first two chapters.
Missed my last post? It was BLOGGY GIVEAWAYS=FREE STUFF.