Book Haul ๐Ÿ“š (July 2018)

Hello bookworms!

Once again, I’ve gone out and spent money I don’t really have and bought myself a lot of books. I would feel guilty but what’s the point? I’ll probably buy some more next week. ๐Ÿ˜‚

I have 15 books that I’ve bought in the past two days, and I’m so exited to read all of them!

So, here are the books I bought in July:

1-3. The Darkest Minds (trilogy) by Alexandra Bracken

I’m currently reading The Darkest Minds and I’m really loving it. I already know it’s going to be one of my favourites of the year and I’m only 100 pages in – I love it when that happens.

4. The Fault In Our Stars by John Green

TFIOS is one of my favourite books of all time. I bought this copy for ยฃ1 at a place called “The Bookbarn” that’s near where I live and it sells used books for very cheap. I already own a copy of this, however, I want to reread it so I’m going to use my used copy to do this so I don’t bend the spine of the other copy.

5. Save The Date by Morgan Matson

I did it. I bought another Morgan Matson book! I haven’t read any of her novels yet but I really want to. I rarely ever read contemporary but I’d like to start getting back into the genre and I think Morgan Matson’s books are a good place to start.

6. Eragon by Christopher Paolini

I have wanted to read Eragon for a couple of years so when I saw this copy going (second hand) for ยฃ1 I couldn’t say no. I don’t think I have ever read a book about dragons so I’m very excited to start this.

7. Maus by Art Spiegelman

I really enjoy reading about WW2 history. As an example, The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah is one of my favourite books of all time and I love it. When I saw this graphic novel I just knew I had to get it and I’m hoping to read it soon.

8. Grace And Fury by Tracy Bangheart

I have seen this book floating around Booktube for a some time now and in all honesty; the cover made me want to buy it. It’s gorgeous and so photogenic. It sounds like so much fun.

9. The Black Prism by Brent Weeks

I never bought this book, I stole it from my boyfriend Ollie. It’s very well loved by him so he wanted me to give it a shot, too.

10. Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor

I already own a copy of this, but… BUT it is a massive hardcover edition. If you’re not aware, big books intimidate me greatly. I chose to buy the paperback for me to read as it’s smaller. I’m keeping both copies though.

11. Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert

I bought this book solely on the reason that I have the condition that one of these characters have. I really want to see how it is written and how good the portrayal is.

12. Never World Wake by Marisha Pessl

I have always wanted to read Night Film by this author but just never got around to reading it. Now that I physically own one of her books though I can start reading it to see what the hype is about.

13. The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

I have wanted to read this book since it was released but I had to wait for the physical copy to be released in England. But now I have it! Look at this cover. It is so gorgeous.

14. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

I specifically asked my local Waterstones to order me in a copy of this as they didn’t have it. It came a week later and when I went in to town to get it I was so excited – like it was Christmas. I really want to read a retelling so this is perfect for that.

15. Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

I have no idea what this book is about but the cover is beautiful and it is a FLOPPY PAPERBACK which is my favourite sort. I snatched it right off of the shelves.

There you go – those are the books I bought in July. Have you read any of these books? What were your thoughts?

Thanks for reading

Demi // firstpagewonders xxxxx

9 thoughts on “Book Haul ๐Ÿ“š (July 2018)”

  1. Love this haul! I completely get it though, it’s so frustrating when your TBR keeps piling up and all you want to do is buy more and more books:))

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  2. Great haul! I had to read Maus for University and I had no idea what to expect, I don’t usually have much luck at enjoying the books I had to read for my courses. I really enjoyed Maus though, it was so moving as well – it’s possibly one of my favourites that I ever had to read for uni. I really hope you enjoy it!


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