Our Week in Books #26

Number 26?! Eek, that means we’re halfway through 2014. Frustratingly, after a great start, I’m now a whole week behind on #bookadayuk but I refuse to give up after doing 2/3 of the month. However, I’ve also got two imminent work deadlines, so this may slip well into July…

Today is the first day of Independent Bookseller’s Week, so probably only fitting that until yesterday we’d got two books but er, that increased a bit today. Oops… Well, Mostly Books have some excellent titles at a very special price at the moment :-)

Currently we’re I’m addicted to loom bands. It’s therapeutic, okay? ;-)

Books added to shelves:
Dragon Loves Penguin – Debi Gliori (review book from Bloomsbury)
Bear and Bee – Too Busy – Sergio Ruzzier (review book from Turnaround)
Rory and the Monstersitter – Rosie Reeve (review book from Bloomsbury)
I Am AspienGirl®: The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Females on the Autism Spectrum – Tania Marshall (£5.80 Kindle)
Little Miss Princess: A Royal Ball Sticker Book (bought on sufferance 5yo request from Mostly Books)
Alphabetical: How Every Letter Tells A Story – Michael Rosen (£2.99 IBW special from Mostly Books)
Flood and Fang – Marcus Sedgwick (£2.99 IBW special from Mostly Books)
How To Train Your Dragon – Cressida Cowell (£2.99 IBW special from Mostly Books)
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown – Holly Black (£2.99 IBW special from Mostly Books)
Compton Valance: The Most Powerful Boy in the Universe – Matt Brown & Lizzie Finlay (competition prize from Mostly Books)
Penny Dreadful is a Record Breaker – Joanna Nadin & Jess Mikhail (competition prize from Mostly Books)
The Usbourne Big Book of Science Things to Make and Do (competition prize from Mostly Books)
The Usborne Travel Activity Book (competition prize from Mostly Books)
The Usborne Dinosaurs Colouring & Activity Book (competition prize from Mostly Books)
Usborne Activities Cavemen Sticker Book (competition prize from Mostly Books)
Cumulative: 285 (338.36)

Library books borrowed: 7
Cumulative: 11

Books removed from shelves: none (9 still to post)
Cumulative: 129

Read 52 books finished this week:
Currently reading Grasshopper Jungle – Andrew Smith

Year progress: 179/365 = 49.0%
300 Picture Book progress: 235/300 = 78.3%
Read 52 progress: 33/52 = 63.5%

300in2014 A reading challenge from http://liveotherwise.co.uk/makingitup

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