Morning, book nerds!
First and foremost, today is my baby brother’s birthday, and even though I know he’s not reading this, I want to give him the biggest HAPPY BIRTHDAY shout out! My little brother (who you can see is no longer so little) is one of my biggest inspirations and I hope the world treats him right today because — bias aside — he deserves it!
Beyond that, I will be double posting today — and most likely for many days throughout December — because silly me, I didn’t consider all the other things I’d want to talk about beyond my 25-day-holiday-themed series! I guess it’s unavoidable so I truly hope y’all love me enough to give the blog some love and attention TWICE today! Especially because the star of today’s Holiday ADVENTure is worthy of your time!!
About today’s haul, y’all…well I’m not going to lie it’s massive. Like the biggest haul I’ve ever hauled in the history of my hauling. But just like last month, I blame the magnitude on sales — specifically BLACK FRIDAY sales.
Clearly I’m aware this is a lot of books, but I like to think I work hard for my money and that gives me the right to spend some of it “recklessly” on things that bring me joy. So I hope you guys will take Señor Chang’s lead and find joy through my spending shenanigans.
Disclaimers have been made, so let’s mosey on to My November 2018 Book Haul!
Purchased At Marissa Meyer’s Author Event:
Archenemies by Marissa Meyer – Marissa personalized & signed this!
Purchased at Barnes & Noble Black Friday Sale*:
Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
Sadie by Courtney Summers
Escaping From Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco
A Reaper At The Gates by Sabaa Tahir
A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi
Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian
What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera
*ALL OF THESE WERE AT LEAST 50% OFF AND SIGNED!!*
Purchased at BookOutlet Black Friday Sale**:
The Way You Make Me Feel by Maureen Goo
The Rook by Daniel O’Malley
Nice Try, Jane Sinner by Lianne Oelke
Not Now, Not Ever by Lily Anderson
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer
The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
You’ll Miss Me When I’m Gone by Rachel Lynn Solomon
The Valiant by Lesley Livingston
He Will Be My Ruin by K.A. Tucker
Nyxia by Scott Reintgen
Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney
Until It Fades by K.A. Tucker
Shadowland by Meg Cabot
Keep Her Safe by K.A. Tucker
The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You by Lily Anderson
The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
Dating You Hating You by Christina Lauren
The Way I Used To Be by Amber Smith
The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines
These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly
**ALL 20 BOOKS CAME TO A GRAND TOTAL OF $54, or $2.70 per book!**
Miscellaneous Physical Haul:
This Cruel Design by Emily Suvada – Via Amazon
Fierce, Funny, and Female by Marti MacGibbon – Given for December Blog Tour; stay tuned!
Purchased Deals of the Day:
Contagion by Erin Bowman
Sea Witch by Sarah Henning
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings anthology edited by Ellen Oh & Elise Chapman
Damaged Like Us by Krista Ritchie & Becca Ritchie – FREE
Merry Inkmas by Talia Hibbert – FREE
Pennies by Pepper Winters – FREE
A Duke By Default by Alyssa Cole
Bittersweet by Sarina Bowen – FREEBroken Beautiful Hearts by Kami Garcia
The Bird And The Blade by Megan Bannen
Everless by Sarah Holland
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
You’d Be Mine by Erin Hahn
So yeah I’m officially on a book buying ban for the rest of the year! Hold me accountable dear followers, I beg of you! The only things I’d like to point out are: 1) I’m very excited to read every title featured here and 2) I “saved” a total of $200 by purchasing these physical copies on sale…so VICTORY?!?! How were your November hauls? Did we haul any of the same reads? Are any of these titles brand new to you?? Let me know below! And COME BACK to check out Day 3’s Holiday ADVENTure this afternoon!
And, as always, Happy Reading!