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Friday Finds

Friday Finds is a meme currently hosted by Books and a Beat.  This is an opportunity to share the books that you have recently found and added to your TBR.

An Interesting Purchase

DOGThis has been a really interesting week for me. I found a book that I have always wanted to read. It was being sold at a dollar by my favorite secondhand books vendor. I was really excited by the find considering that it’s a book that I have heard so much about. Oh I have heard about the mixed reviews but that doesn’t diminish just how excited I am about finding this book.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

Book Gifts

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A colleague got my three books this week. It was such a wonderful surprise and I definitely can’t wait to read the books. I have always wanted to read Desert Flower by Waris Dirie and I am so happy that I finally got a copy of the book. Karen Kingsbury  is a new author to me so I hope to enjoy the two books.

 

Library Finds

library.jpgSo I mentioned that it has been an interesting week for me. First day back at the office and I visited the library (I have mentioned before that we have a library at my workplace). Browsing the bookshelves I picked two books based on the fact that I have enjoyed other books by the authors. My library picks included I am the Messenger  by Markus Zusak whose book, The Book Thief is one of my favorite books ever. I enjoyed Her Mother’s Hope and Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers and I look forward to reading Lineage of Grace which was my second pick.

So that makes it six new books added to my TBR this week.

How about you? Did you add any books to your bookshelf this week? Have you read of my new finds? Let me know.

 

giphyHappy Friday!

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8 comments on “Friday Finds

  1. Beyond Opinions
    June 3, 2016

    I’ve heard many good things about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. I love when you find books you wanted for an amazing price. I hope you enjoy all your reads.

    • Diana
      June 3, 2016

      Book deals are awesome and they help us justify our purchases 🙂 Thanks for the comment.Happy reading and enjoy your weekend.

  2. Ravenclaw Book Club
    June 3, 2016

    Oooooh I hope you love The curious Incident, it’s an amazing book!

    • Diana
      June 3, 2016

      Glad to hear that. Now I can’t wait to read it and I hope that I will enjoy it as much as you did 🙂

  3. Yvo
    June 3, 2016

    Great finds! I’ve heard good things about The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, so I hope you enjoy it. 🙂 Have a great weekend!

    • Diana
      June 6, 2016

      Thank you. I can’t wait to read it. I hope that you enjoyed your weekend. Have a great reading week 🙂

  4. I haven’t bought any books in weeks!! It feels so weird. But it’s my birthday on the 23rd, so we’ll see what happens 😀 Great finds!!

    • Diana
      June 6, 2016

      oh wow, well that is an achievement. Book bans have not worked for me so far but it has been a week since my last purchase 🙂 Treat yourself on your birthday, its allowed. Thanks.

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