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[BHE 231] Book Sale in Singapura! And Prestel / Little Gestalten Titles


Myra here.

After having done some serious book hunting while I was in Europe, arriving back in Singapore reminded me of the story of the bluebird of happiness – it lives right smack in your own backyard. First thing I did when I came back home was to head over to this booksale organized by SG Book Deals.

SG Book Deals – August Book Sale

438 Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 1

I agree this is a much-delayed post. But, as they say, better late than never. I did have quite the haul.


The End Of The World As We Know It by Iva Marie Palmer, The Tale of Elske by Cynthia Voigt, The Rosie Black Chronicles: Genesis by Lara Morgan


I Am Not Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos, Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos


The First Part Last by Angela Johnson, Endangered by Eliot Schrefer


Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse, Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn


A Midsummer Night’s Scream by R. L. Stine, Lazlo Strangolov’s Feather and Bone


The Kingdom Of Little Wounds by Susann Cokal, Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale by Holly Black


The Penny Dreadful Collection: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley, Dawn Of The Dreadfuls by Steve Hockensmith


The Last Interview by David Foster Wallace, Adam In Eden by Carlos Fuentes, The Discomfort Zone by Jonathan Franzen


All The Wrong Questions: Shouldn’t You Be In School? by Lemony Snicket, Twilight Robbery by Frances Hardinge


The Little Bookstore of Big Stone Gap by Wendy Welch, The End Of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe


Boy Snow Bird by Helen Oyeyemi, Damned by Chuck Palahniuk, The Castle in the Pyrenees by Jostein Gaarder


Who Killed Palomino Molero? by Mario Vargas Llosa, The Childhood of Jesus by J. M. Coetzee


Last Call by Tim Powers, The Three Evangelists by Fred Vargas


Embassytown by China Mieville, The Girl On The Road by Monica Byrne


Clearly, this is my daughter’s picks: Celebrity Mask Book, Immortal Doodles, Steve Newlin’s Field Guide to Vampires and Other Creatures of Satan by Michael McMillian and Gianna Sobol


Where My Wellies Take Me by Clare and Michael Morpurgo


Also my daughter’s choice: Steampunk Tarot by Barbara Moore and illustrated by Aly Fell


And my loveliest find of all: The Complete Alice by Lewis Carroll and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury.

Pair with Alice In Bed by Susan Sontag.

New Books from Little Gestalten and Prestel

I also received these two books for feature here at GatheringBooks, two of my favourite publishing houses for beautifully made picturebooks.


Friends Forever by Roald Kaldestad and Bjørn Rune Lie, Oskar Loves… by Britta Teckentrup.

How about you, dear friends, what are the books that found their way into your hands?

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