July and August Book Haul

Hey Everyone!

I hauled some books in July and August. A lot of books. I went to Worldcon and… I really have no other excuse, and I am totally okay with that.

So, yea, have fun looking at all the pretty new books I got haha!


JULY

Preorders:

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Kiss of the Royal by Lindsey Duga
Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

Half Price Books:

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A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. LeGuin
The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima

ARC Trades:

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The Girl King by Mimi Yu
Empire of Sand by Tasha Suri
Mirage by Somaiya Daud
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
The Sisters of the Winter Wood by Rena Rossner

Netgalley and Edelweiss:

Fat Girl on a Plane by Kelly deVos  (RTC)
The Raging Ones by Krista and Becca Ritchie
City of Lies by Sam Hawke (DNF at 34%)
The Tiger at Midnight by Swati Teerdhala

AUGUST

Online:

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Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb
The Mad Ship by Robin Hobb
Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie
Last Argument of Kings by Joe Abercrombie
Child of the Prophecy by Juliet Marillier
A Hero Born by Jin Yong

Book Outlet:

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Enna Burning by Shannon Hale
River Secrets by Shannon Hale
Forest Born by Shannon Hale
All Systems Red by Martha Wells
The Dwarves by Markus Heitz
The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
Ruin by John Gynne
The Reluctant Queen by Sarah Beth Durst
The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Tower of Thorns by Juliet Marillier

Trades and Giveaways:

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The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater
[ARC] The Brilliant Death by Amy Rose Capetta

Worldcon- Hardcovers

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Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold
Barrayar by Lois McMaster Bujold
The Warrior’s Apprentice by Lois McMaster Bujold
City of Golden Shadow by Tad Williams
The Outstretched Shadow by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory
To Light a Candle by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory
When Darkness Falls by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory

Worldcon- Paperbacks

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Risuko by David Kudler
Sparrow Hill Road by Seanan McGuire
Summerlong by Peter S. Beagle
[ARC] In An Absent Dream by Seanan Mcguire

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River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey
Taste of Marrow by Sarah Gailey
Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames
Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

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Dragon Sword and Wind Child by Noriko Ogiwara
The Melancholy of Mechgirl by Catherynne M. Valente
All You Need is Kill by Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Ico: Castle in the Mist by Miyuki Miyabe
Goth by Otsuichi

 

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The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin


See anything interesting? Hope you enjoy!

Cya! ^^

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June 2018 Book Haul

Alright guys! I know you’re all so very eager to see if I hauled a gigantic number of books this month, but for the most part I did okay with my ban! Muahaha go me! >.> I only bought 3 books outside of my ban guidelines so not too shabby. I mean, I couldn’t not buy some books when my mom asked me to finally take her to Half Price Books. Oh, and I forgot about preordering…

Still! 18 books is not that bad..!


 Preorders:

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Invisible Ghosts by Robyn Schneider
The Bird and the Blade by Megan Bannen
Orope by Guenevere Lee
Grey Bastards by Jonathan French- Shout out to my best gamer friend who was a dark elf named Jackal when I met him. >.>
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings >my review< edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

 

Recycle Book Store:

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Malice by John Gynne

 

Amazon:

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Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire

 

Half Price Books:

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Skyborn by David Dalgish
Fireborn by David Dalgish
Shadowborn by David Dalgish

 

Trades:

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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings >my review< edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

 

Net Galley:

Twice Dead by Caitlin Seal
Outrun the Wind by Elizabeth Tammi
Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett

 

Edelweiss:

Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton
Ignite the Stars by Maura Milan


And that’s my haul! They’re getting smaller! Do any of these looking interesting to you? Have you read any? Let me know!

Cya! ^^

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May Book Haul – So I Went a Little Overboard

So, I hauled 53 books this month >.>

But I mean, I went to YALLWEST, and then my brother got me books from his trip to Portland. And I got way more active in the blogging community and, therefore, learned of so many new books! And then I figured out how to use NetGalley and Edelweiss. And then I had finals so I needed retail therapy. And I had a BookOutlet coupon that I of course needed to use. And it was Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, so I wanted to make it a point to look for books by Asian authors.

I completely believe those are all valid reasons for my book acquiring this month! -nods-

However, although I totally think it’s fine to buy as many books as you want whenever you want as long as it’s not detrimental to your health, I’ve made some rules to restrict myself until November.

But book haul first!

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Pre-orders

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The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang

Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro

Barnes & Noble:

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Monsoon Mansion by Cinelle Barnes

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Book Outlet:

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When the Elephants Dance by Tess Uriza Holthe

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi

The Dark Forest by Cixin Liu Translated by Joel Martinsen

Death’s End by Cixin Liu Translated by Ken Liu

The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

The Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson

Shadows of Self by Brandon Sanderson

The Bands of Mourning by Brandon Sanderson

Half Price Books:

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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche

The Golden City by J. Kathleen Cheney

Golden Age by James Maxwell

Knight’s Shadow by Sebastien de Castell

The Habitation of the Blessed by Catherynne M. Valente

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

Eternal Life by Dara Horn

YALLWEST Purchases:

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East by Edith Pattou

Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

YALLWEST ARCs:

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Ship it by Britta Lundin

Girl Made of Stars by Ashley Herring Blake >My Review<

LIFEL1K3 by Jay Kristoff

Heretics Anonymous by Katie Henry

Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

Seafire by Natalie C. Parker

Rule by Ellen Goodlett

The War Outside by Monica Hesse

The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

West by Edith Pattou

Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee

The Me I Meant to Be by Sophie Jordan

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Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson

The Legend of Drizzt by R.A. Salvatore

The Book Community Made Me Do It:

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The Beast Player by Nahoko Uehashi

Sing the Four Quarters by Tanya Huff

The Astonishing Color of After of After by Emily X.R. Pan

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

The Heart Forger by Rin Chupeco

NetGalley eARCs:

Grace and Fury by Tracy Banghart

Mr. Nice Guy by Jennifer Miller and Jason Feifer

Edelweiss eARCs:

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman >My Review<

Sea Witch by Sarah Henning

For a Muse of Fire by Heidi Heilig

Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa


That’s everything!
And now for the rules of my sort of book ban that will last until November. I’m trying to restrict my book buying because I’ll be going to Hawaii for a wedding in October and would like to save a little more for it. Space isn’t a problem.

Book Ban Rules: 

1. E-arcs are okay.
2. Next in a series/world I just finished are okay.
3. I can buy books with store credit.
4. Trades are okay.
Wish me luck!

Are there any books in my haul that you’re interested in? Have you read any of them? I’d love to hear from you in the comments!
Cya! ^^
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April 2018 Book Haul

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I was supposed to post this yesterday, but I am still a book blogging newbie and had some technical difficulties. But anyways! Here is my April book haul. I actually think that I controlled myself fairly well this month. 10 is a low number for me…


Young Adult Fantasy:

1. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young

2. Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

3. Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian

 

Adult Fiction: 

4. America is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo

5. The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

 

Adult Fantasy:

6. Circe by Madeline Miller

7. Jade City by Fonda Lee

8. From Unseen Fire by Cass Morris

9. Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

10. The Tethered Mage by Melissa Caruso


There you go! Time to attempt to fit these on my bookshelf.

Have you read any of these and think I absolutely have to read it? Do you see some new titles you haven’t heard of? Let me know!

Cya! ^^