Revisiting

Revisiting | Read 5, Buy 1 Challenge Vol. 2

revisiting

Once again I am here with an update to my Read 5, Buy 1 challenge, you can find the original post here: Lets Talk | My Read 5, Buy 1 Challenge. I am still doing very well and I am very happy with my progress. This update I did find a bit of a loophole for my 5th book, but I am not mad about it since I still have removed 5 books from my TBR.

 

Books Acquired

Practical Magic byย Alice Hoffman

Practical Magic

Description:ย When the beautiful and precocious sisters Sally and Gillian Owens are orphaned at a young age, they are taken to a small Massachusetts town to be raised by their eccentric aunts, who happen to dwell in the darkest, eeriest house in town. As they become more aware of their aunts’ mysterious and sometimes frightening powers — and as their own powers begin to surface — the sisters grow determined to escape their strange upbringing by blending into “normal” society.

But both find that they cannot elude their magic-filled past. And when trouble strikes — in the form of a menacing backyard ghost — the sisters must not only reunite three generations of Owens women but embrace their magic as a gift — and their key to a future of love and passion. Funny, haunting, and shamelessly romantic, Practical Magic is bewitching entertainment — Alice Hoffman at her spectacular best. –goodreads.com

I had to pick up this book when I saw it was on sale. I have loved the movie that is loosely based upon this novel since I was a young child and I have been curious about the book since I found out it was a book.

Emergency Contact byย Mary H.K. Choi

Emergency Contact

For Penny Lee high school was a total nonevent. Her friends were okay, her grades were fine, and while she somehow managed to land a boyfriend, he doesnโ€™t actually know anything about her. When Penny heads to college in Austin, Texas, to learn how to become a writer, itโ€™s seventy-nine miles and a zillion light years away from everything she canโ€™t wait to leave behind.

Samโ€™s stuck. Literally, figuratively, emotionally, financially. He works at a cafรฉ and sleeps there too, on a mattress on the floor of an empty storage room upstairs. He knows that this is the god-awful chapter of his life that will serve as inspiration for when heโ€™s a famous movie director but right this second the seventeen bucks in his checking account and his dying laptop are really testing him.

When Sam and Penny cross paths itโ€™s less meet-cute and more a collision of unbearable awkwardness. Still, they swap numbers and stay in touchโ€”via textโ€”and soon become digitally inseparable, sharing their deepest anxieties and secret dreams without the humiliating weirdness of having to see each other. –goodreads.com

I am curious to see if I end up liking this book. I hear either people are loving it or they end up really not liking it. This books seems like there is no middle ground.

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8 thoughts on “Revisiting | Read 5, Buy 1 Challenge Vol. 2

  1. Both of these are on my tbr! Iโ€™m excited to hear what you think of them ๐Ÿ˜€
    I just bought Strange Practice by Vivian Shaw. I heard it recommended on the All the Books podcast and it was on sale on Kindle this morning!

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