Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Books You Loved: November 13

Before getting onto the new collection, I would like to highlight some of the books linked in last month which caught my eye:

Marie of Books by the Willow Tree reviewed The Winter Mantle by Elizabeth Chadwick. Marie said 'Anyone who loves historical fiction, British historical fiction, the history of William the Conqueror, or just a great read, will undoubtedly enjoy this excellent book!'

Colleen of Books in the City reviewed The Girl You Left Behind by Jo Jo Moyes.  She said 'I found this book completely engrossing. It is told alternately from Sophie and then Liv's point of view and I think the movement between contemporary and historical fiction was well balanced and served to keep the story moving.'

Shelleyrae of Book'd Out brought us The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.  She said '[it] is a witty and charming romantic comedy featuring a socially awkward, brilliant Genetics professor, Don Tilman and his search for wife.'

Just Ella by Annette K Larsen was reviewed by Brooke of Brooke's Books and Shauna of I Love to Read and Review Books. Brooke said 'This book has romance (of course), small adventures, kidnappings, unwanted suitors, and so much more. I highly recommend this book.'  Shauna said 'I LOVED THIS BOOK! WOW! AMAZING! WONDERFUL! ENCHANTING! INTRIGUING!'

Heather of My Writing Desk brought us The Governess of Highland Hall by Carrie Turansky.  Heather said 'It's setting is amazing. I love that it is late enough in history to have automobiles, but early enough to still be set in the grand, opulent halls of an old English manor. The setting reminds me somewhat of Downton Abbey.'

These were just a handful of the many books linked in.  To see more of them go to this Pinboard or to Books You Loved: October.

Now on to the fun – to add to the collection just pop you name and the name of the first book into the first Mr Linky box and paste the url for your post about it into the second one.

I will be pinning each review to this Pinboard.  It will help you see at a glance which books you want to read more about.

One last thing, don't forget to put your entry in for my first ever giveaway celebrating Carole's Chatter turning two. It closes in 24 hours time, so get in quickly!


  1. Lots of good reading going on here.

  2. Happy blogoversary!

    I just saw that 3 of the books I linked were also linked last time - I apologize about that. I can't see a way to remove them or I would.

  3. My favourite last month: “Birds without Wings” by Louis Bernières. Brilliant read. Thanks for posting yours. Will have a look.

    Marianne from Let's Read

  4. Happy Blogaversary, Carole!

  5. Mysteries are my favorite read and this is a really good series.

  6. Always love to see what everyone else is reading :)

  7. I love this post every month. :)


    Stopping by from Carole's Books You Loved November Edition. I am in the list as #28. My book entry is below.


  8. Thanks for the heads up about this great feature you do!

  9. thanks carole! a weekend project to go thru these links!

  10. Im linking up Code Name Verity it was a really differently laid out book and the story of young females in service in the war was really interesting.

  11. Thanks for Inviting me Carole!

  12. Quite the assortment of books listed. I am getting back to writing reviews again, so hope to join you more often. Thanks for organizing this list.

  13. Hello again, Carole,
    I'm just checking in and will be linking up my choice later on in the month! :) Lookin' good so far!

  14. This book is fantastic although I think many people will miss this gem because of the first few chapters, so read it, preserver, enjoy it and spread the word xxx

  15. The season is upon us and so it is time for festive reads and this is a great one to start xx

  16. Hello again, Carol,
    I just linked up the most recent book that I read! :) Thanks so much and see you again next month! :)

  17. Hello again, Carole,
    I just changed my Blog's URL today, so I added in my updated link: - I'm still #69, but I figured that you might know how to update the links, Carole, better than I could! :) Here my link again:

    1. Hello again, Carole,
      Sorry to bother you again, but changing URLs is exhausting - not to mention slightly annoying - so I changed it back to the way it was! :) Less work - for me at least. Sorry again, Carole, but have a wonderful night! :) Until next month - this time for certain! :)


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