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The Book in Hand is a SFF Book Review Blog but also you can find Book Recaps, TBR related posts and other feature posts like Sundays Seven!

  • BOOK REVIEW | THE RAVENMASTER’S REVENGE BY JACOB SANNOX
    Hello! I hope you are all well, and once again reading something awesome. I am going to review Jacob Sannox’s The Ravenmaster’s Revenge. I was due to review this a little while ago but I honestly forgot until I posted my February Book of the Month post yesterday. The Ravenmaster’s Revenge is a retelling of … Read More
  • BOOK OF THE MONTH | FEBRUARY
    Hello Bookish folks! It is that time of month where I talk about the book I have read in February and guys I read a lot in February, too much to be honest. While I enjoyed the books I read after so many I got serious book fatigue. My pace dropped and I had a … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | NORTHERN WRATH BY THILDE KOLD HOLDT
    Good Evening all my bookish friends! Today I will be reviewing Northern Wrath and I am, as always, super thankful I got to read this courtesy of NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. A few facts about this book: Title: Northern Wrath Author: Thilde Kold Holdt  Series: The Hanged God Trilogy (Book One) Published by … Read More
  • SUNDAYS SEVEN | 7 NONFICTION BOOKS I WANT TO READ & THINGS I WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT…
    Hello Everyone and welcome back to The Book in Hand for another Sundays Seven post! If you have been with me from the start of my blogging journey you will know I only really read fantasy and a small amount of sci-fi. Well, I realised when I was walking the other day how much I … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | PRIEST OF LIES BY PETER MCLEAN & NARRATED BY DAVID MORLEY HALE
    Hello and Happy Friday, Bookish Folk! Apparently I review this series on a Friday because I reviewed Priest of Bones on a Friday too! Happy Friday! A few facts about this book and audiobook narration: Title: Priest of Lies Author: Peter McLean Narrated By: David Morley Hale Series: War of the Rose Throne (Book Two) Published … Read More
  • KEEP IT OR CUT IT | WEEK ELEVEN
    Hello and welcome back to Keep It or Cut It! It is Thursday AGAIN! And that means me very slowly going through my TBR, ten books at a time. As you can see by the title this is the 11th Keep It or Cut It post and you know what…MY TBR IS BIGGER THAN WHEN … Read More
  • BOOK REVIEW | THE SHADOW OF WHAT WAS LOST BY JAMES ISLINGTON
    Hello Everyone and welcome to my latest review! I hope you are all doing well and have something fantastic of your own to read, but still if you haven’t read this book, I am going to try and tempt you to add it to your TBR or move it up The TBR altogether! I figured … Read More
  • SUNDAYS SEVEN | 7 BOOKS ON MY NETGALLEY TBR…
    ***Please note this page contains affiliate links and at no extra charge to you I can earn a small fee on any qualifying purchases. Any and all money earned through these goes straight back into the blog*** Happy Sunday Bookish Folk! This post is about a few things this week. Not only is it seven … Read More
  • KEEP IT OR CUT IT | WEEK TEN
    Hello and welcome back to Keep It or Cut It Another Thursday has approached, out of nowhere too, so that means it is time to look at ten books on my Goodreads TBR pile and decide if I want to keep them! Because it feels good to cleanse the TBR of sorts, even though some … Read More
  • COVER REVEAL | KATY OF CLAY BY U.L. HARPE
    A massive thank you to the amazing Storytellers On Tour for arranging this cover reveal. Hello Bookish Folks! Today I am partnering with the brilliant and hard working Storytellers On Tour to bring you a beautiful cover reveal for U. L Harper’s book, Katy of Clay. Yeah? Good. Let’s go then. This book cover is … Read More

“She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live..”

Annie Dillard

ALL THE BOOKS I HAVE BEEN MEANING TO READ…

Ahhh the TBR, a hopeful list that begins off small, but as the years fly by that once small list grows and grows and grows. Until one day it is no longer a little hopeful list but an unruly beast flooded with all the glories of the book world…

“You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

C.S. Lewis