Two books that I'd ordered from The Book Depository arrived in the mail for me last week. (BTW, have you seen their new "Watch People Shop" feature on the main page? It's kind of amusing.)
The Pools by Bethan Roberts
I originally added this one to my wishlist after reading Shana of Literarily's review of it and author interview last year. Plus the edition I got does have a very pretty sunset on the cover! I am a sucker for a pretty cover.
What Was Lost by Catherine O'Flynn
This one was mentioned during one of the book review podcasts I listen to, and it won the Costa First Novel Award in 2007 so I justified the purchase by thinking that I can always read it for the Book Awards Challenge.
I have a couple of review books that I'm expecting but otherwise I'm going to try to be good and not buy anything else this month. I can hold out for two weeks, can't I? Why are you laughing? ;)
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