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October ’18 book haul

As usual, we are splitting this into three sections: book boxes, book mail (online purchases that arrived), and book purchases (ebooks and in-store).

October book boxes

As I mentioned last month, I have pared back my subscription boxes to three companies: OwlCrate, FairyLoot and the super amazing book-only subscription for LitJoy. Here is what arrived in October:

  • September’s LitJoy arrived in the first week of October. The theme was Secrets and Shadows and the book was For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig
  • FairyLoot’s October theme was Beautiful Deceptions, and the book contained was Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan (exclusive cover below)
  • OwlCrate’s September theme was Lost in the Bookstore, and contained not one, but TWO books: Pride by Ibi Zoboi and Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa (both exclusive covers below)
  • LitJoy’s October theme was Dark Fairytales and the book was Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

I was so ridiculously excited for these because all of the October books were on my Book Depository wishlist anyway.

October book mail

This month I got a lot of pre-orders that I was waiting on (plus some other purchases), and I cannot wait to get into them (in fact, I didn’t wait for some of them!).

  • The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli
  • Kat and Meg Conquer the World by Anna Priemaza
  • Fence issue 10 by C. S. Pacat
  • Wildcard by Marie Lu
  • What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
  • Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Illumicrate edition)
  • Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor (Illumicrate limited edition)
  • Kingdom of Ash (hardcover) by Sarah J Maas

October book purchases

In terms of physical books, after three months of not being tempted by bookstores I absolutely splurged this month. Yep, SPLURGED. On one book. It’s basically criminal…

  • Kingdom of Ash (paperback) by Sarah J Maas

ebooks I got (and read) this month:

  • The Lost Sisters by Holly Black

Happy reading! ☺️?


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