“Lost Words Wednesday”

Evening folks!

I’ve been busy since last Wednesday, on my hunt for “Lost words”, with my collection well on the way!! I’ve  to pace myself though…… or my shelf would be full already!

My super awesome finds this week:

  • Water for Elephants – Sara Gruen
  • Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy
  • The Gift – Cecelia Ahern
  • The Left Hand of God – Paul Hoffman
  • The Old Curiosity Shop – Charles Dickens

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Loved the film! Can’t wait to read the book!! I wonder if I’ll want to re-read this like I re-watched the film….. over….. and over….. Hehe. I shall let you know! Real heartwarming story and I are sure I’ll love it. I truly love how the story is told by Jacob Jankowski’s memories, just beautiful.

A few facts:

Author: Sara Gruen

Genre: Historical romance novel

Publisher: Algonquin Books of ChapleHill, a division of workman publishing

Published: 26 May 2006 (1st edition)

Pages:331 (1st edition)

More from: At the Water’s edge

Far from the Madding Crowd:


This is a pure classic I have yet to read – but forgive me, I have started over the weekend just gone. It’s so beautifully written and I’m really enjoying it…. (if only I didn’t need sleep, and I could read all night). It’s Thomas Hardy’s fourth novel and his first major literary success. As a lover of books and literacy, I’m ashamed of myself for not having read this yet. (slap on the hand for me!).

A few facts:

Author: Thomas Hardy

Genre: Novel, Romance

Published: 1874

Publisher: Cornhill Magazine

Pages: 464 (Harper & Brothers edition, 1912

Followed by: The Hand of Ethelberta

The Gift:


Cecelia Ahern is a favourite of mine, she’s a very clever and creative writer. Always keeps me turning pages. I think I’ll add this read to my “books to read over the Christmas holiday” though, get in the spirit and all that!

A few facts:

Author: Cecelia Ahern

Publisher: Harpercollinspublishers

Published: 2009

Pages: 305

More from: Cecelia Ahern

The Left Hand of God:


This one I’m very excited about, a very happy find! My sister has recommended I read this, she say’s it’s AMAZING! To my understanding, it’s a Trilogy (oh no, more series – not really, I love it. Fuel my obsession!) Fantasy is my friend so I’m looking forward to reading this too. (Man, I’m gonna be busy!).

A few facts:

Author: Paul Hoffman

Genre: Fantasy

Publisher: Micheal Joseph/Penguin

Published: 2010

Pages: 448

Followed by: The Last Four Things book 2, The Beating of his Wings book 3.

The Old Curiosity Shop:


So happy I found this beautiful copy of this classic, unfortunately, someone thought it would make a good coaster, and had marked it with a cup ring! But I’ve rescued it now and it’s happily living on my shelf with love in its life! Charles Dickens is an all time favourite of mine and I love this little copy.

A few facts:

Author: Charles Dickens

Published: 1840-1841

Publisher: Champman & Hall London

More from: A Tale of two Cities

That’s it for this week, hope you like my super awesome finds as much as I do! Are any of these your favourites?? I’d love to know…. Until next time, happy reading.

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