Sunday, May 31, 2015

May Wrap-up

So, I didn't get to go to BEA or BookCon.  But I was on vacation all last week and it was glorious!  Let's see what happened this month.

End of Days by Susan Ee
Lord Peter and Little Kerstin by Ian Cumpstey
The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
Dragon Zoo: Apocalypse by Martyn Perry and Simon Carter
Eric and the Woolly Jumpers by Malcolm Hulme
The Corridor by A.N. Willis
In the Eyes of Madness by Michael Pang
Polarity in Motion by Brenda Vicars
Fading by Heather Kirchhoff

Here's what I read this month
Lord Peter and Little Kerstin
The Girl at Midnight
An Ember in the Ashes
A Court of Thorns and Roses
Dragon Zoo: Apocalypse
Eric and the ?Woolly Jumpers
The Corridor
In the Eyes of Madness
Polarity in Motion
At the Sharp End of Lightning

I read a lot less this month than I did last month, and they were almost all review books.  But I also wrote about 20k words in my book so there's that...

So here's what I got this month

Bought New

  • A Court of Thorns and Roses Hardcover
  • A Court of Thorns and Roses Paperback (UK)
  • The Sin Eater's Daughter
  • Magonia
  • End of Days (this is the second copy)
  • Dead Girls' Dance
  • Midnight Alley
  • Under the Never Sky
  • Hush, Hush
  • Valiant
  • The Winner's Crime
  • Hold me Closer (I may have squealed when I saw this in B&N)
  • Splintered
  • Crime and Punishment
  • Something Strange and Deadly
  • The Evolution of Mara Dyer
  • The Assassin's Blade
Received from Publisher or Author
  • Court of Fives from Little, Brown Books
  • Signed Never Fade from Alexandra Bracken's 30 second twitter giveaway (she also sent an awesome Passenger bookmark!)
  • Not Pictured: Eric and the Woolly Jumpers (already gifted to some awesome kids I know will enjoy it)
Because I have received so many review requests this month, I'm not picturing the ebooks.  I will just list them.

Ebooks for review
  • The Corridor
  • Polarity in Motion
  • Fading
  • In the Eyes of Madness
  • Five Wounds
  • At the Sharp end of Lightning
  • Automation
  • Rebel Song
  • Grounded
  • Awake
  • King Seized
  • Benjamin McTish and the Door Through the Grandfather Tree
  • Benjanim McTish and the Wizards of Coranim
  • Helen the Transartist
  • Lunar Rampage
So that is a quick look at a lot of what's coming up next month.

Bought used at Thrift Store
  • New Moon (Thai)
  • Breaking Dawn (Thai)
  • Breaking Dawn (Thai - another edition)
  • Emma
  • Poems by Robert Frost
So I found these interesting looking Twilight editions in my favorite thrift store.  I bought them for 50 cents each.  I plan to trade them for other things.  Also yes, I love poetry.

All in all, my book haul this month was really big considering I didn't go to any of the conventions.  How was your May?

1 comment:

  1. Oh wow! Nice monthly haul!! Loved ACOTAR! Cool that you bought a copy of each! Love the Mara Dyer trilogy too! It was quite mysterious the whole getgo! Still need to read End of Days myself! Wow! Just lots of good ones in here that I've read or need to read still! Hope you enjoy each and every one of them!

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