Booklover Book Reviews Recap – June 2015

Can you believe it is July already? A great time to reflect upon our 2015 reading journey so far, and all those titles we still have plenty of time to read before the year is out (but more on that in the coming weeks)…

For now though, let’s quickly recap all that happened here on Booklover Book Reviews in June before taking a sneak peek at what’s coming up in July!

Books Featured

in-the-morning-i-ll-be-gone  the-invisible-man-from-salem   The Trivia Man by Deborah O'Brien  Lion Attack by Oliver Mol  Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari  The Horses by William Lane  Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh paperback  All The Little Pieces by Jilliane Hoffman Book Giveaway  Skin Deep by Gary Kemble Interview

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Giveaway Winners

koven-square-promoTo celebrate the release of Koven, Aussie author Vanessa Skye generously offered 1 signed paperback + 3 ebook copies for international giveaway.

The winners are:

Signed paperback – Hannah L

Ebook copies -Yvonne H, Cathy O, Angel Bookwhisperer

Congratulations! Yvonne please check your inbox for my email seeking your mailing address for prize delivery. Winners of ebook copies can expect to receive an email from Vanessa Skye containing your prize very soon.

The Trivia Man by Deborah O'BrienTo celebrate the release of Deborah O’Brien’s latest novel The Trivia Man, Random House Australia offered a paperback copy for giveaway.

The winner is:

Liz E

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Other Bookish Banter

We added to our book wishlist and upcoming book releases in July caught our eye,

Booklover Book Reviews Wishlist       Book releases in July 2015 worth checking out

and welcomed new titles into our home.

Aussie Author Challenge 2015The Aussie Author Challenge 2015 is going strong, with a total of 116 reviews published by 25 registered participants thus far. With the year so young there’s still plenty of time to join in the appreciation of great Australian literary talent (plus earn extra entries in giveaways of new release titles).

What’s planned for July?

  • Reflecting upon our reading highlights in 2015 so far and checking our progress in reading challenges
  • More interviews and giveaways plus a guest post from Susan Spann, author of The Shinobi Mystery Series
  • Eagerly awaiting the announcement of the program for the 2015 Brisbane Writers Festival (2-6 September), locking in my sessions, and planning my August reading accordingly
  • Featuring the following titles:

Wave  cover Resistance is Futile by Jenny T Colgan Little Pretty Things by Lori Rader-Day All The Little Pieces by Jilliane Hoffman Book Giveaway the-port-fairy-murders Superposition by David Walton darkness-and-day The Weaver Fish by Robert Edeson

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What was your bookish highlight in June ?

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4 Comments

  1. I sometimes wonder how I can miss so many books enjoyed by others, though perhaps others think the same when they see my lists!

    I need to move away from my usual genre a little more I think!

    1. Oh yes Deb, I think that all the time too. There is never enough time to read all the wonderful books available.

      I do recommend diversifying one’s reading list – I’ve been doing that consciously for a few years now and have found my reading tastes are much broader than I’d ever realised, e.g. contrary to expectations science fiction has grown on me. You never know until you give it a go.

    1. Ooh, Emma I do like the sound of The Beautiful Mystery – mystery + audio can be such a great combination, particularly when you’re stuck in traffic!