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January Book Haul

01 Feb

Happy February everyone! The first month of 2016 went by so fast…

I’m pleased with my progress for January with both reading and blogging (writing is getting up there too). I’ve been keeping up with my posts and I’ve read some wonderful books already. Despite how many more books I have on my to-be read list, there’s always room for more!

Yesterday was my birthday and one of my bigger gifts was a generous gift card to my favorite bookstore. Before dinner, my sisters, bro-in-law, and I took a quick drive to said bookstore to spend the gift card because why wait? Considering that I also work at the store, I have a wonderful employee’s discount so I can get even more books!

Modeled with the lovely ragamuffin pup Chip, here is the pile of books I had gotten throughout last month:

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The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss: This was a book that was recommended by one of my coworkers. I have no idea what it’s about, but I’m always up for trying out new fantasy authors!

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie: This is a book I picked up for Rachel. Peter Pan is her favorite Disney film, but she has yet to read the original story. I’m sure it’ll be reviewed at some point in time on her blog.

Scarlet and Cress by Marissa Meyer: I recently read and reviewed Cinder, the first of Meyer’s Lunar Chronicles series, and I had to pick up the next couple of books. I’m only hoping that Winter will be available in paperback by the time I finish these two, but who knows?

Skyborn by David Dalglish: I may have mentioned David Dalglish once or twice or five times before on this blog. I had just finished “A Dance of Chaos,” the sixth of his Shadowdance series a couple of days ago. “Skyborn” is the first in Dalglish’s new series and, considering that I had thought it was due out in March, I was pleasantly surprised to spot it sitting pretty on the shelves.

The Eye of Minds by James Dashner: No, I have not read the Maze Runner series. However, I’ve heard enough about that series to know how popular James Dashner is and, upon searching for similar books to Ernest Cline’s “Ready Player One,” figured I would give this one a shot.

The Martian by Andy Weir: This book had been flying off the shelves even before the movie came out. Considering my mother also wants to ready it, I thought I may as well give it a shot.

The Only Pirate at the Party by Lindsey Stirling and Brooke S. Passey: Lindsey Stirling is an amazing dancer and electronic violinist and if you haven’t checked out her music on her YouTube channel, do it now! This book came out earlier in January and I couldn’t pass it up.

What are the newest books on your bookshelf?

 

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11 responses to “January Book Haul

  1. Lauren

    February 1, 2016 at 11:27 am

    The Martian is fantastic, and quick! The humor makes it just fly by. I hope you enjoy it!

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    • Kris P.

      February 1, 2016 at 11:36 am

      Thanks so much! I keep hearing great things about it, so I’m sure it’ll be a fun read. 🙂

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  2. Rachel

    February 1, 2016 at 4:23 pm

    The newest book on my shelf is Peter Pan. 😛

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  3. Skye Hegyes

    February 1, 2016 at 5:17 pm

    That’s an interesting selection. A good one though. I got… a lot of books… I’ll have a book haul soon.

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  4. aspiringwriter22

    February 1, 2016 at 10:39 pm

    Read The Maze Runner!

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  5. bongbongbooks

    February 3, 2016 at 2:47 am

    Read and reviewed The Martian. I hope you enjoy it too. 🙂

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