A very quiet reading week, not finished anything and to be honest not really had the time to read – very busy at work and slumping when I get home. I made a bit of progress with Pirate King and have started reading Lovecraft Unbound short stories so not a complete wash out, but hoping my week of travels which starts tomorrow will give me some time to catch up.

Having said all theat, the following new books made their way into the house:

I have a couple of posts to write and the interview with Hilary Mantel from The Culture Show on Saturday night to watch and if I achieve all of those I can feel suitably bookish.