Sunday, 30 June 2013

Showcase Sunday #25



Inspired by Celine from Nyx Book Reviews, I've decided to combine several weekly wrap-up memes into one post. Showcase Sunday is hosted by Vicky at Books, Biscuits and Tea. Stacking the Shelves is hosted at Tynga's Reviews, and Sunday Post is hosted at Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer. Letterbox Love is a special British book-haul meme hosted by Lindsey at Narratively Speaking.


Last Week:

We found a new place to live! It's been a bit stressful, as our landlord has defaulted on his mortgage payments, and so the bank are taking this flat. We have to move out because the bank wants to sell the flat on. We had to look for somewhere else very quickly, at short notice, and so things have been quite slow on the blog and on Twitter recently. But thankfully we've found a really nice place! Not looking forward to the move itself, but I am looking forward to arranging and decorating a new place, and to having a bit of outside space for barbecues too, which we've never had before. Let's hope for some more sunny BBQ weather! :-)

Last week's posts:

Book Review - Entanglement, by Douglas Thompson

Star Ratings, Helpful or Just Stressful?


New Goodies:

 
Gears of War: Judgement
Gears of War games are pretty much must-buys for us,
because they are one of the few games of this type that you
can play 2 player, splitscreen. My husband and I like to play together,
and it's kind of a shame more of today's games don't do this.


No new books!

Yes, I've achieved what I thought was impossible. A week without any new books at all. Not from The Works, not from Amazon or Waterstones, not from NetGalley or publishers, or even from the library. Amazing, huh? I have to admit, I feel a bit weird...


 

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  1. I have never ever had that happened to me before, but it happens that every once in a while we will not get books.

    Grace

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    1. I didn't even know it could happen! Hehe, I'm sure there will be more books next week to make up for it... :-)

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  2. My son would flip out over the Gears of War game. Have fun plating it. :)

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever

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    1. Thanks Jenea! I've enjoyed Gears of War games in the past, so hopefully will like this one too. :-)

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  3. Eek, what an awkward situation but hurray for new place! Would kill for some outside space for BBQs and suuny reading without being stared at by tourists or interrupted by in laws. Good luck!

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    1. Hehe, thanks! :-) I'm kinda glaring at the weather right now and telling it that it had better stay nice for another few weeks, and not go all rainy just when we've moved in. I want a BBQ now dammit! :-)

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  4. So glad you found a new place it must be a relief. Good luck with move! The Sunday Post

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    1. It's a huge relief! :-) It also has more room for bookshelves, but John didn't seem too thrilled when I pointed that out...

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  5. Ah, games. Have not played one in ages... My computer cannot handle much and I don't have a console. I need to fix that!
    Happy gaming! :D

    And yay for the new place! :)

    Have a great week!

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    1. Ooh you should get one of the new consoles when they come out. Both Xbox and Playstation are releasing new ones soon. Think the Playstation one looks better so far, but it depends on what games they bring out really.

      Thanks! :-D I'm so happy about the new place.

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  6. So that is why I got so many books, eh? I was picking up the slack (j/k). :) It is okay. I went 4 months this winter and only got maybe 5 books (all from the library) so it happens. Enjoy your new game!
    Here are my newest additions.

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    1. Hehe, yeah seems like everyone else got my books this time! Thanks Jay, looking forward to playing it! :-)

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