book haul

July ’20 book haul

Good morning bookworms!!

It’s time for the monthly book haul!! July… wasn’t terrible?!! The rest of my birthday book haul came in, so it was ok, but still more than I would have liked it to be!!

 

post divider - picture of 3 mugs with nerdy designs on them

 

Book haul categories are as follows:

  • book boxes
  • book purchases (book mail, in-store, digital* and gifts)
  • review copies (book mail and digital)

* Not counting Kindle Unlimited

 

SYMBOLS
Symbol
Key
Symbol
Key
Symbol
Key
βš”οΈ fantasy β›± contemporary πŸš€ sci-fi
🏰 historical fiction ❀️ romance πŸ” crime / mystery
🀑 thriller πŸŽ€ classic πŸ—£ own voices
πŸ–€ BIPOC author πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ queer rep ♿️ disability rep
πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈ YA 🧸 MG πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦³ Adult
πŸ“” hardcover πŸ—’ paperback πŸ“± ebook
πŸ’₯ graphic novel 🎧 audiobook 🎁 gift
πŸ“š backlist title ⏰ ARC / review copy 🐨 Aussie author / #loveozya

Emoji table for reference

 

book boxes

 

I subscribe to three monthly boxes: OwlCrate, FairyLoot and the book-only subscription for LitJoy. International shipping is still an absolute shit show… but it is getting better. So, here is where I stand with boxes:

  • FairyLoot limited edition of The Damned by Renee Ahdieh… Β―\_(ツ)_/Β―
  • May FairyLoot ARRIVED! (this was my last May box I was waiting on)
  • June OwlCrate ARRIVED!
  • June LitJoy ARRIVED!
  • June FairyLoot… Β―\_(ツ)_/Β―

Book boxes that in July:

  • FairyLoot’s May theme was Desert Dreams, and the book wasΒ Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust
  • LitJoy’s June theme was Mythical Gods, and the book wasΒ Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross
  • OwlCrate’s June theme wasΒ All the World’s a Stage, and the book wasΒ Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles

Girl Serpent Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust FairyLoot edition

Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross

Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles OwlCrate edition

 

 

 

book purchases

 

LOTS of gift-voucher and birthday money being spent here!! I think I still have a couple more books that were pre-ordered to come in, but they should all be here by… October?

Also, I’m so proud of myself for actually reading a bunch of these already!! Yes, even if three of them are graphic novels and one is a novella.

 

Book
Author
Release year
Symbols
Read?
Cover

Prince of the Elves

Kazu Kibuishi

2012 βš”οΈΒ πŸ§ΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ’₯Β πŸ“š βœ… Amulet #5 Prince of Elves by Kazu Kibuishi

The Far Reaching Tentacles of N’Rygoth

Kurtis J. Wiebe

2016 βš”οΈΒ πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦³Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ’₯Β πŸ“š βœ… Rat Queens Volume 2: The Far Reaching Tentacles of N'Rygoth by Kurtis J. Wiebe

Loveless

Alice Oseman

2020 β›±Β πŸ—£Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸŽ βœ… Loveless by Alice Oseman

Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts)

L. C. Rosen

2018 β›±Β πŸ—£Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ“šΒ πŸŽ βœ… Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts) by L. C. Rosen

Love, Creekwood

Becky Albertalli

2020 β›±Β β€οΈΒ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ“”Β πŸŽ βœ… Love, Creekwood by Becky Albertalli

Fence: Rivals

C. S. Pacat

2020 β›±Β πŸ—£Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ’₯ 🐨 βœ… Fence Volume 4: Rivals by C. S. Pacat

Newt’s Emerald

Garth Nix

2013 βš”οΈΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ“”Β πŸ“šΒ πŸ¨ Newt's Emerald by Garth Nix

Malamander

Thomas Taylor 2019 βš”οΈΒ πŸ§ΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ“š Malamander

Queen of Storms

Raymond E. Feist 2020 βš”οΈΒ πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦³Β πŸ“”Β πŸŽ Firemane Saga #2: Queen of Storms by Raymond E Feist

You Should See Me in a Crown

Leah Johnson 2020 β›±Β β€οΈΒ πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ–€Β πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸŽ You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

Take a Hint, Dani Brown

Talia Hibbert 2020 β›±Β β€οΈΒ πŸ–€Β πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦³Β πŸ—’Β πŸŽ Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

Boyfriend Material

Alexis Hall 2020 β›±Β β€οΈΒ πŸ—£Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ‘©β€πŸ¦³Β πŸ—’Β πŸŽ Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall

Crownbreaker

Sebastien de Castell 2019 βš”οΈΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ“šΒ πŸŽ Spellslinger #6: Crownbreaker by Sebastien de Castell

Running With Lions

Julian Winters 2018 β›±Β β€οΈΒ πŸ—£Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ–€Β πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ“š Running With Lions by Julian Winters

 

review copies

 

Annnnnnd… a week after my pre-order copy of Loveless arrived… I got a review copy too. So, this amazing book (I can say that because I have finished it), is up for grabs in a giveaway on my instagram account!!

 

Book
Author
Publisher
Symbols
Read?
Cover
Loveless Alice Oseman Harper Collins β›±Β πŸ—£Β πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ“– βœ… Loveless by Alice Oseman
You Were Made For Me Jenna Guillaume Pan MacMillan β›±Β β€οΈΒ πŸ§˜β€β™€οΈΒ πŸ—’Β πŸ¨ You Were Made for Me by Jenna Guillaume
Did you get any new books in July?

 

until next time, happy reading! Meeghan xo

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