Hauls

Book Haul | March 2019

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I will be the first to admit, I come into way to many books since my last haul, Book Haul | January & February 2019, which was two months combined. I am not sure what happened, but I think I am prone to stress buying. Anyway, this book haul with be a few books I picked up at the end of February and all of the books I have picked up up until this point in March. I did order another book for #OWLsReadathon2019 since I had none that met the requirements, so it wont be in the picture, but it will be mentioned.
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-The Books-

  • The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi, I picked this up at my local independant bookstore because I was in the area. I try to help them out as much as I can.
  • Catapult by Emily Fridlund, this is the second book I picked up at the indie bookstore
  • The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon, this was a preorder I put in months and months ago. I think I preordered it as soon as you could honestly. I loved her Bone Season series and her writing style so I wanted to see how her adult fantasy was.
  • Where’d You go Bernadette by Maria Semple, I picked this up to help with my reading goals, you can find my most recent update here: Reading & Blog Goals | 2019 First Quarter Check In, this book covers Antartica if many lists on goodreads are to be trusted. lol.
  • The Butchering Art by Lindsay Fitzharris, this book about very early medicine and how they pretty much just butchered people in the earlier days has been on my radar for some time and with the BN sale earlier in the month I picked it up for 50% off.
  • Elevation by Stephen King – This was a very nice library find that I picked up for $1.00. I was very happy about this because this is a very tiny books, yes a tiny book by Stephen King, but I did not want to pay full price for it.
  • Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid – This was my BOTM pick for March, you can find all my reasons for picking here: Book of the Month| March 2019.
  • Unliving Academy by Angelina Allsop, I was went this book by the authors team. I read the description and I think it is really intriguing.
  • The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkein, I have previously read this and owned this, but my old edition needed to be replaced before I can reread it.
  • The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides, this book is a combination of my friend Amy, from Tomes With Tea  raving about it and it being on my radar for some time.
  • Skin Deep by Liz Nugent – Liz Nugent is one of auto buy authors, whom I just love. I will be buying a second copy of this when it comes out in the US so I can support her as much as I can.
  • The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, this I was able to get for free from a coworker and I have seen it for quite some time and it seems really interesting.
  • Fierce Fairytales by Nikita Gill, so I was in need for a book meet a requirement for Care of Magical Creatures-Land animal on the cover in this year I reached out to Amy, from Tomes With Tea,
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama, I have been wanting to read this, but the price was a bit too high for me. I was able to find it on sale and I jumped on the deal.

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So in total I added 14 books to my collection this month. Oops! 

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Are any of these on your TBR?

What book have you acquired or borrowed this month?

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19 thoughts on “Book Haul | March 2019

  1. I’m currently reading the priory of the orange tree, and I’m loving it!
    i’m planning to listen to Daisy Jones soon 🙂

    (www.evelynreads.com)

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      1. I just feel like big books are large time commitments because I don’t like to DNF. So I tend to only read something over 450 pages once I see a lot of good reviews for it. That being said, a lot of my favorite high fantasy books were really long, so maybe I should give more large books a chance.

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      2. I enjoy reading good books, I just finished reading Monte Cristo and I am in the middle of The Priory of the Orange Tree. My next book is actually the Stand. 😂 But, then again I DNF if I am not feeling a book though, but I don’t DNF too often because I have gotten more picky about the books I pick up.

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  2. So many books this month! I’m so excited to hear your thoughts on Becoming, it is one of my fave books! I’m not a huge poetry reader, but I read Fierce Fairytales when it came out, and I really really enjoyed it, I hope you do as well.

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    1. I know, I picked up way to many this month. lol. I am really looking forward to Becoming, I was so happy when I found it on sale. I am really happy to hear you like it so much as well as Fierce Fairytales. 🙂

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  3. I loved The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides. It is very melancholy, though. I also think Sofia Coppola’s movie is one of the best ever book-to-film adaptations.

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