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Throw Back the Covers (59): Sunday Post & Stacking the Shelves

Sunday, the perfect time to sit down, relax with your favourite drink and catch up on what you’ve missed during the week. Here we will give you a quick review of what we’ve been talking about this week, including any reviews, interviews, giveaways and recommendations. As well as this we will be reporting posts we like from around the blogosphere and any book news we have to share. So sit back, grab something delicious and read on!

July 8, 2018

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted here @ Caffeinated Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog and showcase books and things we have received. Share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead. See rules here: Sunday Post Meme

The hot hot weather continues in the UK, so much so that I caved and bought a fan. I was ecstatic when it arrived! Finally I could get a good night’s sleep. So, I plugged it in fully expecting to blasted with some blissfully cool air. There I was sat down expecting the sweat on my brow to sweetly evaporate. Nothing. The bloody thing was faulty and didn’t work. 

On the bright side, I got my undercut redone and I have a fantastic new pattern cut in. I love it. I encourage anyone who is thinking about getting it done but isn’t sure to take the plunge.




We had a fantastic week here at Under the Covers and were churning out recommendations for you left, right and centre. If you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited check out my recommendations and if you are looking for some football/soccer (depending on UK/US!) then take a look at our World Cup Fever  recommendations. You can also see what I (Suzanne) am planning to read over the next few months in my Summer Season Schedule, although whether I read them all or not is another matter! We also had Sarah Morgan on the blog and Annabeth Albert shared an exclusive excerpt with us!



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  • Burning Up July Event (Voting Begins Monday, Authors Nominate Candidates)
  • J.R. Ward Novella Release Tour
  • Romance Rewind: Vegas Top Gun
  • Series Guide: Rough Riders by Lorelei James
  • YouTube: Annie’s Top 5 Erotic Romance


  • LOVE THE WAY YOU LIE by Skye Warren
  • ALL YOUR PERFECTS by Colleen Hoover
  • FRESH CATCH by Kate Canterbary



Barnes & Noble: Romance Blog is talking about paranormal romance!  Although, the books they mention are really urban fantasy but we will let that one slide.  Click here to read their 4 reasons to give paranormal romance a try if you haven’t already.

Mel To The Any did a fun tag post looking at the Highest Rated books on her GoodReads TBR.  I definitely need to try this myself!  Check out her post here.

The NY Times is notorious for not writing good pieces about romance books, but I think they actually had something interesting to say in their Romance Novels Diversity post.   Click here to read it.



My mum made this unicorn for my baby niece. However, my dad loved it so much he’s decided it’s his. I can’t really blame him, Una the Unicorn looks pretty damn funky with my sunglasses sipping an ice cold can.


PassionFlix has optioned all three novels in the Gabriel’s Inferno series by Sylvain Reynard.  No release date has been set.

And for their next original movie, here’s a look at the official Driven trailer!

If you are fans of Ilona Andrews like we are, you may want to check out what they have to say about the upcoming novella Diamond Fire.  Click here.

Latest cover reveals: TWO WEEKS NOTICE by Whitney G.THE WRONG HIGHLANDER by Lynsay SandsTALKIN’ TRASH by Lani Lynn ValeA FIREFIGHTER’S CHRISTMAS GIFT by Vivian ArendVENGEANCE ROAD by Christine FeehanRISE FROM THE EMBERS by Stacey Marie BrownCHURCH by Stylo FantomeFLIRTING WITH FOREVER by Kendall RyanTHE SEXPERT by J.A. Huss and Jonathan McClain, A LITTLE BIT LIKE DESIRE by Brooke Blaine, RICHER THAN SIN by Meghan March, THE BRIGHTEST STARS by Anna Todd, HOLD YOU CLOSE by Corinne Michaels and Melanie Harlow, FAUXMANCE by L.H. Cosway, KINGDOM OF ASH by Sarah J. Maas, RESPECT by Jay Crownover, DIRTY SEXY GAMES by Laurelin Paige, CAMDEN by K. Webster, PISCES HOOKS TAURUS by Anyta Sunday, FROSTBITE by Cambria Hebert.




Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!  If you want to find out more about Stacking The Shelves, please visit the official launch page!

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Jenea's Book Obsession

That’s a fantastic haul of books! I do love the hair too. Have a great week and try and stay cool with all the hot temps too.


Your unicorn is fantastic! I used to make amigurumi all the time. I had to stop, because my carpel tunnel is really bad, but I miss it so much. You have so many books up there for me to covet. Dr. Strange Beard, Fresh Catch, and Fight or Flight are all books I would love to have right now. Hope they are all amazing!

Lots of amazing books. I have chopped the back of my hair a few times but never put a design in. I love yours tho! Have a wonderful week!

Mary my #SundayRoundup #27!


Ugh I can’t imagine being in a heat wave without AC. At least nearly everywhere here in the states has AC (except the school I teach at…yeah, No AC in that building and the days we are in school in August are pretty miserable).
Enjoy your books!


I’ve subscribed to this blog for years but rarely comment. mostly lurk. I’m working on more commenting now with the Sunday posts. You’ve got a great book haul. I’m excited for the newest Penny Reid book and The Accidentals. I am currently reading Borrowed Souls and purchased Rogue Souls. Anne – Books of My Heart

Sophia Rose

Bummer about the fan not working. Ah, cutie unicorn. Look at you with such a lovely haul.


Your under cut is awesome! I let mine grow back out years ago but this makes me want to cut it again. Also, I am super excited about Gabriel’s Inferno trilogy being turned into movies! That just made my day. I love those books.

Oh no, sorry the fan didn’t work! But your undercut is awesome! I love the idea of those kinds of haircuts, but I don’t have thick enough hair to pull it off. My hair would just end up looking really thin and straggly. Ahaha I love that your dad kept the unicorn XD Have a great week!

Kathy Valentine

The unicorn’s adorable!! Shared on all my socials!!

I love your hair! Sorry about the fan. I have fans in almost every room because it gets really hot here in summer. Have a good week!


Great week! Loved the pick it for me books, sorry about the fan but love the haircut


Love the undercut! Hopefully you will get a new fan soon.

Amy R

Love the unicorn, thanks for the post.

Kindle Unlimited is my best friend at the moment! I’m currently binge reading the Witch Bite series on it. ?
I’m also in the UK and I’m so tired of the heat already… I’m definitely an autumn girl!

I’m so sorry about the fan! Hopefully it cools down naturally soon. Hope you enjoy your new books and have a great week!

Oh my god you posted so much! Damn, you’re good with your blog game haha. Your ARCs look really good too, but I don’t know if I’ll request them (I already have too many). Have a great week!


Great haul