June 2018 Book Haul

Good afternoon, book nerds!

I hope everyone’s having a wonderful July so far! I’ve been pretty busy with general adulting (read: laying new sod and trying desperately to keep it alive in 90+ degree heat), 4th of July festivities, and helping plan my baby brother’s engagement party! In addition to all that jazz, I also spent the day yesterday catching up with my bestie via an afternoon movie date and an 8 p.m. screening of HBO‘s newest series (based of Gillian Flynn’s debut novel) SHARP OBJECTS! Did anybody else watch?? Did you read the creeptastic source material?? Except for a few minor changes and character merges it was a pretty faithful episode 1 so I’m definitely excited to see where the show goes!!


But now let’s dive into the reason you’re all here: My June 2018 Book Haul! It obviously was a smaller haul than my birthday month, but I still did some damage.

The Physical Haul:

Purchased via Amazon:bc1

Limelight by Amy Poeppel
The Accidental Bad Girl by Maxine Kaplan
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
The Child Thief by Brom
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco – Purchase heavily influenced by the lovely Lilly!

The Digital Haul:

Purchased Deals of the Day:bc2bc2.5

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Vinyl Trilogy (even though only book 1 shown) by Sophia Elaine Hanson
Circe by Madeline Miller
Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me by Carrie DiRisio
Honor Among Thieves by Rachel Caine & Ann Aguirre
My Dear Hamilton: A Novel of Eliza Schuyler Hamilton by Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie

ITALY Buys:bc3

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling*
*I should point out the version I purchased has the 20th Anniversary sticker embossed into the cover and the art is printed on the naked hardback; no jacket was issued for this version*

So that’s my short & sweet June Haul! Did you see any must-read titles? Have you read any of these yet and think I should get on the dang ball? Did we haul any of the same books this month? Let me know below!

And, as always, Happy Reading!

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13 thoughts on “June 2018 Book Haul

  1. auroralibrialis says:

    Amazing haul! I’ve had The Child Thief on my TBR ever since I read Tiger Lily and fell in love with Peter Pan retellings, I really need to read it soon! I love The Bone Witch and Circe – I hope you enjoy them as much as I did 💕

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    • Nerd Narration says:

      Girl, they don’t tell you but The Child Thief is a freaking TEXTBOOK. Like it’s not actually, but it’s huge. It’s a huge huge book. I simply wasn’t expecting it. But I would recommend getting the physical book because it’s filled with stunning – yet creepy – artwork. I really hope I get to most of these new-to-me titles soon!!

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      • Madam Mim says:

        I don’t have Song of Achilles! I heard about Circe through blogging, which I only started about two months ago… 6 weeks… And was sort of pushed into reading it by all the rave reviews. If I like it, I might pick up Song of Achilles though. I’m reading Circe for my book club this month. Which I also just started… So I’ll see how it goes 🙂

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