book haul

November 2020 book haul

Hello bookworms!! Welcome to the November 2020 book haul!!

I was SUPER WELL BEHAVED in November. For the first time this year since January, I actually stuck to my 10 book limit!! Even with two review books!! HOORAY!!

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Book haul categories are as follows:

  • subscription 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
⚔️ fantasy contemporary ? sci-fi
? historical fiction ❤️ romance ? crime / mystery
? thriller ? classic ? dark academia
? BIPOC author ? own voices ?️‍? queer rep
? mental health rep ♿️ disability rep ? graphic novel
? hardcover ? paperback ? ebook
? graphic novel ? audiobook ? gift
? backlist title ARC / review copy ? Aussie author / #loveozya

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November 2020 book haul

book boxes

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

  • ? = arrived in a previous month
  • ✅ = arrived in October
  • ? = in transit
  • ➡️ = skipped
  • ?️ = parked (not out yet)
  • ❌ = confirmed that it was lost to the mail gremlins (but thankfully refunded)

  Owlcrate FairyLoot LitJoy Illumicrate
October ➡️ ➡️ ➡️
November ➡️ ➡️ ➡️ ?
Special Editions ?
How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories


Blood and Honey

?️
Bone Crier’s Dawn

?️
A Vow So Bold and Deadly

?️
An Ember in the Ashes set

  ?️
Daughter of Smoke and Bone

Meaning, the following books arrived in November:

  • The October theme for Illumicrate was Life and Death and the book was The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
  • I also got my special FairyLoot edition of Blood and Honey by Shelby Mahurin

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab  Serpent and Dove #2: Blood and Honey by Shelby Mahurin

book purchases

I was SUPER well behaved in November!! Like, I am honestly just so proud of myself!!

Book
Author
Release year
Symbols
Read?
Cover
Vassa in the Night Sarah Porter 2016 ⚔️ ?‍♀️ ? ?  

Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

Among the Beasts and Briars Ashley Poston 2020 ⚔️ ?‍♀️ ?  

Among the Beasts and Briars by Ashley Poston

Slayer Kiersten White 2019 ⚔️ ?‍♀️ ? ?  

Slayer by Kiersten White

The Faithless Hawk Margaret Owens 2020 ⚔️ ?‍♀️ ?  

The Faithless Hawk by Margaret Owen

A Deal With the Elf King Elise Kova 2020 ⚔️ ❤️ ?‍♀️ ?  

A Deal with the Elf King by Elise Kova

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories Holly Black 2020 ⚔️ ?‍♀️ ?

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black

I have already read How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories, and LOVED it. But if you’re not a fan of Cardan from The Cruel Prince, this probably isn’t the book for you.

review copies

I only got two review copies in November, which was actually really nice (as opposed to the SIX I got in October). I am also super far behind on review copies which is the worst… ?

Book
Author
Publisher
Symbols
Read?
Cover
The Memory of Souls Jenn Lyons Pan MacMillan ⚔️ ?‍? ?  

The Memory of Souls by Jenn Lyons

Defending the Galaxy Maria V. Snyder Harlequin Teen ? ?‍♀️ ?  

Defending the Galaxy by Maria V Snyder

Did you get any new books in November?

until next time, happy reading! Meeghan xo

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