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On The Shelf

ON THE SHELF: This is Big Book Little Book’s version of the meme ‘In My Mailbox’ created by The Story Siren.  Each month we post about all of the books we have added to our book shelves in the preceding month, whether they be bought, borrowed, swapped or received for review.


Aliens Love Underpants! by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort. Paperback. Bought (Jane)

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Paperback. Bought (Jane)

Dora the Explorer mini boxed set of 4 by Various. Hardback. Bought (Lesley)

Ella Bella Ballerina and Cinderella by James Mayhew. Paperback. Borrowed Library(Karen)

Hide and Seek by Jez Alborough. Paperback. Borrowed from preschool library (Lesley)

Mr. Bump by Roger Hargreaves. Paperback. Bought (Jane)

Mrs Muffly’s Monster by Sarah Dyer. Paperback. Borrowed by library(Karen)

Paddington  by Michael Bond and  R.W. Alley. Paperback. Bought (Jane)
Room on The Broom by Julia Donaldson and  Axel Scheffler. Bought (Jane)
The Little Lost Robin by Elizabeth Baguley. Paperback. Borrowed from Library(Karen)

The Princess Who Had No Kingdom byUraula Jones and Sarah Gibb. Paperback. Bought (Caroline)

The Tiger who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr and Geraldine McEwan. Bought (Jane)

Yo Ho Ho! A-Pirating We’ll Go by Kaye Umansky and Nick Sharratt. Bought (Jane)


Sara Crew,Or What Happened at Miss Minchin’s Boarding School by Frances Hodgeson Burnett. Kindle. Bought (Helen)

Young Adult

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins. Kindle. Bought (Caroline)

Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater. Paperback. Bought (Caroline)

Chain Reaction by Simone Elkeles. Hardback. Bought (Caroline)

Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting. Kindle. Bought (Caroline)

Die for Me by Amy Plumb. Kindle. Bought (Caroline)

Far from the War by Jeffrey David Payne. Review Copy. Received from author (Caroline)

Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma. Paperback. Bought (Caroline)

Heavenly by Jennifer Laurens. Kindle. Bought (Caroline)

Passion by Lauren Kate. Paperback(Signed). Bought (Caroline)

Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles. Paperback. Bought (Caroline)

Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles.Paperback. Bought (Caroline)

Silver and Bone by J.D. Thompson. Review Copy. Received from author(Caroline)

A Slot Machine Ate My Midlife Crisis by Irene Woodbury. Review Copy. Received from author (Lesley)

A Weekend with Mr Darcy by Victoria Connelly. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)
Fourteen Days Later by Sibel Hodge. Kindle. Bought(Helen)
Just For The Summer by Judy Astley. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)

Letters From Home by Kristina McMorris. Kindle. Bought(Helen)

Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy. Paperback. Borrowed (Jane)

One Day by David Nicholls. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)

Other People’s Husbands by Judy Astley. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)

Pleasant Vices by Judy Astley. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)

Spying in Heels Series books 1-7 by Gemma Halliday.Kindle. Bought (Helen)
Sweet Temptation by Lucy Diamond. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)
The Case of the Missing Boyfriend by Nick Alexander. Kindle. Bought (Helen)
Three Weeks To Say Goodbye by C.J. Box. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)
Where Rainbows End by Cecelia Ahearn. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)
While I’m Still Myself by Jeremy Lane. Review Copy. Received from author

White Lies and Custard Creams by Susan Alison. Kindle. Bought (Lesley)

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On The Shelf:

ON THE SHELF: Our version of the meme ‘In My Mailbox’ created by The Story Siren.  Each month we post about all of the books we have added to our book shelves in the preceding month, whether they be bought, borrowed, swapped or received for review.


Fireman Sam Touch and Feel by Various. Board book. Bought.(Caroline)

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees’. Picture book. Brought.(Caroline)

If I Were a Cow by Anne Wilkinson.Board book. Bought.(Lesley)

Noddy(x10) by Enid Blyton. Paperback. Bought.(Helen)

That’s not my Tractor by Fiona Watt. Board book. Bought.(Lesley)

The Princess and the Wizard by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Picture book. Brought(Caroline)

The Very Lazy Ladybird by Isobel Finn and Jack Tickle.Picture book. Bought(Lesley)


Clover by Susan M Coolidge. Kindle. Bought.(Helen)

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling. Paperback. Bought.(Jack)

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by J.K.Rowling. Paperback(Jack)

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K.Rowling.Paperback(Jack)

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K.Rowling. Paperback. Bought.(Jack)

The Marvelous book of Magical Horses by Klutz. Paperback. Bought.(Karen)

The Tales of Beedle The Bard by J.K Rowling. Hardback. Bought (Karen)

What Katy did at school by Susan M Coolidge.Kindle. Bought.(Helen)

What Katy did next by  Susan M Coolidge. Kindle. Bought.(Helen)

Young Adult

Delirium by Lauren Oliver. Paperback. Bought.(Caroline)

Henderson Boys: Grey Wolves by Richard Muchmore. Paperback. Bought. (Dan)

Jessie Hears NYC by Keris Stainton. Paperback. Won from Publisher Hachette Children’s Books . (Caroline)

Magus of Stonewylde by Kit Berry. Paperback. Bought .(Caroline and Dan)

Meant to Be by Tiffany King. eBook. Won from blog: Word Spelunking .(Caroline)

Moondance of Stonewylde by Kit Berry.Paperback. Bought. (Dan)

Shadows at Stonewylde by Kit Berry. Hardback. Bought. (Caroline)

Solstice at Stonewylde by Kit Berry.Paperback. Bought.(Dan)

Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini. Signed Paperback. Won from AuthorJosephine Angelini (Caroline)

You against me by Jenny Downham. Paperback. Bought.(Caroline)


Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter 1st edtion, 1st print. Hardback.Signed. Bought. (Karen)

Chicken’s Mules and two old fools by Victoria Twead. Kindle. Bought.(Lesley)

Deadly Intent by Lynda La Plante. Hardback. Bought. (Karen)

Fever of the Bone by Val McDermid. Paperback. Bought.(Karen)

Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin. Paperback. Bought.(Karen)

Northern Lights by Nora Roberts. Paperback.Bought.(Helen)

One Day by David Nicholls.Paperback.Bought.(Helen)

Organised Simplicity by Tsh Oxenreider.Hardcover. Bought. (Lesley)

Pearl of China by Anchee Min. Paperback. Won from publisher Bloomsbury via Twitter.(Caroline)

Remember me? by Sophie Kinsella. Paperback. Bought. (Karen)

Silent Scream by Lynda La Plante. Paperback. Bought.(Karen)

Sowing Secrets by Trish Ashley. Kindle. Bought.(Lesley)

The Case of the Missing Boyfriend by Nick Alexander.Kindle. Bought. (Lesley)
The Distant Hours by Kate Morton. Paperback. Bought.(Helen)
The Right Attitude to Rain  by Alexander McCall Smith. Paperback.Bought.(Helen)
The Sound of Laughter by Peter Kay. Hardback. Bought.(Karen)
Witness the Night by Kishwar Desai. Paperback. Bought.(Karen)

61 Hours by Lee Child. Paperback. Bought. (Karen)

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On The Shelf

This is Big Book Little Book’s version of the meme ‘In My Mailbox’ created by The Story Siren.  Each month we post about all of the books we have added to our book shelves in the preceding month, whether they be bought, borrowed, swapped or received for review.

Wow this month we have really been splashing the cash! Let us know what you think of our shelf.  Have you read any of the books listed? Which books would you like to see reviewed?

Bloodstream by Tess Gerittsen Paperback.(Karen)
But Can Drink Water?  Jan Hurst-Nicholson . Kindle.(Lesley)
Fallen  by Karin Slaughter. Hardback.(Karen)
Good at Games by Jill Mansell. Paperback. (Lesley)
Jo Frost’s Confident Toddler Care  by Jo Frost. Hardback. (Jane)
Love, Sex and Tesco’s Finest Cava by S. Carter. Kindle. (Lesley)
Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy. Paperback.(Helen)
Play To Kill  by P.J Tracy.  Paperback. (Karen)
The Life Of Polycrates Other Stories For Antiquated Children by Brendan Connell. PDF. Sent by Author for review.

The Queens Fool by Phillippa Gregory.  Paperback. (Helen)

The Silent Girl  by Tess Gerritson.  Hardback.(Karen)
The Surgeon  by Tess Gerritson.  Paperback.  (Caroline)
 The Wire In The Blood  by  Val McDermid. Hardback. (Karen)
Wedding Cake To Turin  by Lynda Renham. Kindle.(Lesley)
Where Rainbows End  by Cecilia Ahern.  Hardback. (Karen)

Wuthering Heights  By Emily Bronte .Paperback.(Karen)

Young Adult
Blue Moon by Alyson Noel. Paperback. (Karen)
Corsets and Clockwork : 13 Steampunk Romances edited by Trisha Telep. Kindle. (Caroline)
Everlasting  by Alyson Noel. Paperback. (Caroline)
Firelight by Sophie Jordan. Kindle. (Caroline)
FirelightForever by Maggie Stiefvater US Hardback. (Caroline) Paperback. (Lesley)
Forgotten by Cat Patrick.  Paperback. (Caroline)
Haunting Violet by Alyxandra Harvey. Kindle. (Caroline)
Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick. Paperback. (Karen)
Shadows On The Moon by Zoe Marriott.  Kindle. (Caroline)
Hush, HushStarcrossed by Josephine Angelini. Kindle.(Caroline)
The Vampire Diaries: The Awakening AND The Struggle by L J Smith. Paperback.(Karen)
The Vampire Diaries:The Captive Part 2 AND The Power by L J Smith. Paperback.(Karen)
The Arctic Incident (Artemis Fowl, Book 2)Children’s
Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident by Eoin Colfer. Hardback.(Karen)
Disney Pixar Cars 2 by Lisa Marsoli.  Hardback.(Jane)
Mister Magnolia by Quentin Blake. Paperback.(Helen)
The Chronicles Of Narnia Box Set by  C.S. Lewis .Paperback.(Caroline)

Horse Tales by June Crebbin.  Hardback.(Karen)

Tabby MctatPre School
Again! by John Prater. Paperback.(Helen)
Its The Bear by Jez Alborough and Niamh Sharkey.(Helen)
Roary’s First Day Roary The Racing Car by Rachel Dawson. Paperback.(Jane)
Tabby McTat by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Paperback.(Helen)
The Octonauts And The Frown FishThe Octonauts and the Frown Fish by Meomi. Paperback.(Jane)
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