Book Haul

bookhaul may 2017

Seven moons have come and gone since my last book haul, and, in my opinion, it’s definitely time for another one. Let it be thus!

I have twelve new books to show you, and since I’ve started dabbling a bit in book subscription boxes this year, a few will be special editions. :) In addition to the lovely books, I’ve also put up some new shelves in my apartment, which I’m super excited about.

Feast your eyes!

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First of all we have Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman, the second book in the Arc of a Scythe series. This book is gorgeous inside and out, and I highly recommend it. This series is only getting better and better and the third book can’t come soon enough.

February Wrap-Up


I also acquired Gone Rogue, the second (and I believe last) volume in Marissa Meyer’s graphic novel series. I really enjoyed these two volumes, and I hope we’ll get to see more of Iko in the future.

January Wrap-Up



The Cruel Prince by Holly Black was the OwlCrate January pick, and while I didn’t manage to get that box, I decided that I needed this (signed) edition in my life.

I very much enjoyed this one, and The Wicked King is definitely one of my most anticipated releases of 2019.

Please give it to me now.

January Wrap-Up


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The first OwlCrate box I got was the February Hidden Worlds one, which brought The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert into my life. Sadly, I ended up not really loving this one, but hey, at least it’s super pretty.

February Wrap-Up


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Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston came with the OwlCrate for March, and while I had some issues with this one as well, I remain hopeful that I’ll like the sequel better. Fingers crossed! Also, look at those sprayed edges.

April Wrap-Up


In March I – of course – also had to get Obsidio, the last book in The Illuminae Files, and it was just as good as I anticipated. Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman is a great team, and I can’t wait for their next project.

March Wrap-Up


Speaking of stunning conclusions to Sci-fi trilogies, look at this gorgeous bastard. Only Human was so so good, and I really think you should give this series a chance.

May Wrap-Up

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May also brought me The Burning Maze, the third book in The Trials of Apollo series, and – no surprise – I really enjoyed it. It wasn’t my absolute favourite, but Riordan really can’t go wrong when it comes to adventure, mythology, and humour.

May Wrap-up


Being in a mood for Terry Pratchett these last few months, I also couldn’t help adding three more to my collection: Guards! Guards!, Maskerade, and Carpe Jugulum. I simply adore these editions, and one day I wish to catch them all!

Last, but most certainly not least, I got the absolutely beautiful Circe by Madeline Miller. I read her Song of Achilles in 2015, and it remains one of my favourites to this day. Circe was almost as good, and I really hope Miller continues to write for many years.

May Wrap-Up

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And that concludes this book haul! I really hope you enjoyed it and perhaps even found one or two books you’d like to pick up yourself. :) Now look at my lovely new shelves before you go!


Aren’t they just great?

3 thoughts on “Book Haul

  1. You got some real treasures there! I would give an arm and a leg for the purple sprayed edges of Heart of Iron. I loved Thunderhead too! It’s one of my top reads of the year.


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