If you drop by a bunch of Canadian blogs over the next few days you may discover that many of us bought a lot of books over the weekend. Thanks to Nath for sending along a 20% off coupon for Chapters - our bookstores don't often have big sales or free books with the purchase of three others so it is a big deal when we get a break!
Demon Moon by Meljean Brook. No brainer. Although I haven't read Demon Angel yet I already knew I had to buy this one. Funny how the book is twice the thickness of the rest I bought. I get scared of huge tomes but I will be getting to these very soon!
The Leopard Prince by Elizabeth Hoyt. I'm not sure I'll like this book as there were things about the first I wasn't keen on but I haven't seen a bad review of this book so what the heck.
Rises The Night by Colleen Gleason. Again, I haven't read the first book but I have a good reason. I really can't handle the wait times between books in a series so I'm letting Gleason get ahead of me a bit. I'm buying the book now so that I'll have the book when I'm ready to sink into the series.
This is where I start to step out of my reading box.
Count To Ten by Karen Rose. I haven't seen a bad word said about this one so I thought I would pick it up. This would be a new-to-me author.
The Marriage Spell by Mary Jo Putney. I have maybe read one book by Putney but I couldn't tell you which one. I read the backblurb and was intrigued so once again, with the help of the discount I put this one in the pile.
And then I stepped way out on the ledge.
Prince of Fire by Linda Winstead Jones. Never heard of it but they had three of her books on the shelf and this one sounded like it might work for me. New author, check. (Also noticed she mentioned Linda Howard in her Thanks area)
The Lord Next Door by Gayle Callen. Again, never heard of it or the author but I wanted to take risks. I waffled for a bit but decided again, the 20 % off helped.
I know I would have tried even more new authors but I did have Bob prowling the store and I know what's it like to be in a store where you are bored out of your mind (Home Depot!!). I don't know how someone could be bored in Chapters but hey, I was being a good wife.
On another note, I had my TBB list printed out last night and decided to check which bookstores in my area would have most of the books I was looking for.
Uh, no. I think the first 12 books on my TBB list were not in stock anywhere. Then the ones that were in stock were like 40% off online so why would I buy them in the store. Eg. MJD's latest one I can get for almost half price. Makes buying the HC easier ;) Some of the erotic titles I have on my list were also not in stores but it looks like I can get them online. OH!! The Nora Roberts I have on my list is like 5 bucks online!!! That's half price!
So you will soon see a companion post with my online purchases. I may just order them tonight so I can see all the pretties this week!