Friday Finds (June 28)

ff2_md1FRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

I had nothing to post last week, but I added a few finds during the past week, as follows:

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Friday Finds (June 14)

ff2_md1FRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

I didn’t post my finds last Friday, so here are the books I ‘found’ during the past two weeks:

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  1. C.S. Lewis: The Man and His God – Richard Harries
  2. Master of the World  – Jules Verne
  3. The Pocket Scavenger – Keri Smith
  4. Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles: The Authorized Adaptation

    Dennis Calero (Illustrator), Ray Bradbury, Howard Zimmerman(Editor)

  5. Tales of Mystery and Imagination – Edgar Allan Poe
  6. The Matrix Comics Larry and Andy Wachowski
  7. Prince Caspian (Special Read-Aloud Edition) – C.S. Lewis
  8. The Hobbit Companion – David Day and Lidia Postma

 

 

Friday Finds (May 31)

fridayfinds5FRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

I picked up a grand total of 21 books this past week from a variety of places:

DSCF1042The books are as follows:

I was given the following seven Louis L’Amour books:

  • Bowdrie’s Law
  • The Broken Gun
  • How the West Was Won
  • The Iron Marshall
  • The Shadow Riders
  • Shalako
  • To the Far Side of the Mountain

I bought Shake Hands with the Devil by Romeo Dallaire at a local thrift store. I bought Blessed Be Your Name by Matt and Beth Redman on sale at another store in town. This week was also the last week of the library book sale, so I went a couple of times and picked up the following eleven books:

  • Shampoo Planet – Douglas Coupland
  • The Barrytown Trilogy – Roddy Doyle
  • Johnny Mnemonic (the screenplay and the story) – William Gibson
  • The Man In the Picture: A Ghost Story – Susan Hill
  • Dead Simple – Peter James
  • Einstein’s Dream – Alan Lightman
  • The Far Side of the World – Patrick O’Brian
  • The Truelove – Patrick O’Brian
  • Joseph Banks: A Life – Patrick O’Brian
  • Extraordinary Canadians: Lord Beaverbrook – David Adams Richards
  • Blondie: The Bumstead Family History – Dean Young and Melena Ryzik

The final book I got was an ARC of the paperback edition of Scarlet by Marissa Meyer, which I received from lytrherus.com

Now I need to find space to put them all! It was a good week 🙂

Friday Finds (May 17)

FRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

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A combination of book sales, thrift stores, online sales, and freebies left me with the above haul of books for the week. They are as follows:

Friday Finds (May 10)

ff2_md1FRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

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I had a couple of lean weeks there, but this week I got a couple of books in the mail and picked up nine books at the local library sale. The books are as follows:

Friday Finds (April 19)

fridayfinds_bringontheinkFRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

DSCF9379My finds for this week, pictured above, are:

 

Friday Finds (April 12)

fridayfinds_bringontheinkFRIDAY FINDS… is where you share the book titles you discovered or heard about during the past week. These can be books you were told about, books you discovered while browsing blogs/bookstores online, or books that you actually purchased. This event is hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

As usual MizB asks the question:

What great books did you hear about/discover this past week? Share with us your FRIDAY FINDS!

DSCF9341I found the following books this past week (as pictured above):

  • Hawkfall – George Mackay Brown (birthday gift)
  • To Be Perfectly Honest – Phil Callaway
  • The Pursuit of Happyness – Chris Gardner
  • The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon
  • A Song of Ice (4 book box set) – George R.R. Martin

Except for the first book, these books were all thrift store purchases  – the box set cost $4.00, while the other three books were a quarter each.