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England Book Haul

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So, if you hadn’t noticed, I disappeared from the blogosphere again. I’m sorry! It was a combination of being not sure what to blog, being in a reading slump, and I went back to England for a couple weeks. While I was there I obviously bought books, so here they are!

  • Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë – This beautiful book is the Penguin Classics edition and I absolutely adore it! My wonderful best friend bought it for me when we went to the National Portrait Gallery to see the Vogue exhibition.
  • Shakespeare’s Sonnets – This is another buy from the National Portrait Gallery. I just thought it would be useful since I’m going to be studying English Literature.
  • The Priestess of White by Trudi Canavan – This was just a book I randomly picked up and I’m not 100% sure what it’s about. All I know is there’s a girl training to be a priestess and then she somehow becomes one of the god’s most powerful servants (I literally just quoted the blurb).
  • Dark Prophecy by Anthony E. Duiker – I found this in a charity shop and it sounds interesting. I have no idea how to describe it so just click on the title and read the blurb on Goodreads.
  • Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith – I love Pride and Prejudice so the idea of a parody where the heroine is a badass zombie killer is just something I need in my life.
  • The Lies of Lock Lamora by Scott Lynch – I am so happy I finally got this book! It’s about a man, Locke, and his band of expert thieves and their  struggle against the Gray King who is trying to take over the criminal underworld.
  • The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss – This is a fantasy tale of how a magically gifted young man the most notorious wizard of all time. This book is right up my street.
  • The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury – This is quite similar to Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi as the protagonist’s touch kills people, but this set in more of a medieval fantasy land where religion plays a big role.
  • The Invisible Library by Genevieve Cogman – All I know about this book is that there’s spies and books and the name is cool.
  • The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke – I’ve seen the movie trailer for this and it seems incredibly interesting, but I have no clue how to describe it so just click the name of the book to go to Goodreads.
  • A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas – If you know anything about me you know I love Sarah J. Maas and her books, so when I found out I would be in England when her new book came out I was ridiculously happy. And the copy I picked up is actually signed! That means that both the books I have in this series are signed by the author! Eep!
  • The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers – This is what I like to call a proper science fiction book since it’s about a young martian woman wanting to put her past behind her so she gets a job on a construction vessel that’s travelling through space. And there is drama.

Which books look interesting to you? Let me know!

5 thoughts on “England Book Haul

  1. I saw the Revenant in theaters over winter break and it was SO SCARY. Not like a horror film or anything, but man, nature can be CRAZY. I’m really interested to see what you think of the book!

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  2. Was you luggage seriously overweight when you came back? hahaha those are so many good books!! When I went to the UK the last time, I bought like 5 books and they were really difficult to stow away.

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    1. I’m not joking when I say my suitcase was so overweight I had to put ALL of the books into my backpack. I had to lug around over 4kg worth of books and I swear I’m still suffering from it. Why must books be so awkward?!

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