Sunday, February 3, 2013

Broke and Bookish Book Haul for 1/20 - 2/2

Daisy's Book Haul

Egalleys for Review
-Hidden by Marianne Curley: Angel YA can go either REALLY good or really bad... I'm hoping this will fall in the first category, cause it sounds awesome :)
-Infatuate by Aimee Agresti
-Reboot by Amy Tintera: getting rebooted when you die and serving as a soldier I AM ALL KINDS OF EXCITED!
-September Girls by Bennett Madison: yay mermaids!
-You Look Different in Real Life by Jennifer Castle: I can't be the only one who wonders what ever happened to those child-stars from the movies/TV series you loved right??
-Towering by Alex Flinn: a Rapunzel retelling, need I say more?
-The School for Good and Evil by Soman Chainani: I think this will be my second school crush, after Hogwarts.
-Another Little Piece by Kate Karyus Quinn: it sounds really creepy and exciting!
-Born of Illusion by Teri Brown
-Parallel by Lauren Miller: I'm one of those people always wondering: WHAT IF? So this sounds like my kind of book.
-Night School by C.J. Daughterty: guys, there is a boarding school that's not entirely normal, of course I'm IN!
-Weather Witch by Shannon Delaney
-Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland: it sounds like a wonderful summer read!
-Transparent by Natalie Whipple

SO much HarperTeen epicness!

-Prophecy by Ellen Oh: already read and really enjoyed it, my review.
-Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes: TEEN ASSASSINS!
-Boundless by Cynthia Hand: AAAH!! The final book in the series! I'm both over the moon excited and REALLY scared to start this! Jamie told me I'll need tissues...
-Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans: YAY! Finally! I've heard great things about it and Lenore is awesome!
-Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins: I know I'm SO late jumping on this bandwagon, but I completely fell in love with Hex Hall and am DYING to read this one!!
-Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi: I'll need some undisturbed reading time for this, cause I'm counting on not wanting to put it down!
-The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead: I'm such a little book hoarder, I haven't even read more than book 1 in the Vampire Academy series and am already collecting this series...
-Just One Day by Gayle Forman: SO EXCITED!
-Changeling by Philippa Gregory: I LOVE Philippa Gregory's books!

-Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly: as a late Christmas present from my brother, he's awesome and buys me books :)
-Handmade Mexican doll from Alex @ A Girl, Books and Other Things who is all kinds of sweet! I absolutely love it!! Thank you!

Kelly's Book Haul

How can ANYTHING possibly compare to what Daisy got? I'm jealous! My haul is 90% historical fiction, a genre I've found myself wandering away from recently even though it's one of my favorites.

I was able to go to my favorite used book store where you can bring in your own books and trade them in for store credit. Surprisingly, I picked up very little!
-Crank by Ellen Hopkins -
-The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier
-Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant
-By Royal Decree by Kate Emerson - one of my favorite HF authors. Also, cover lust!
-Athenais by Lisa Hilton - a biography of a mistress of Louis XIV. Random pick up!
-The Queen's Dollmaker by Christine Trent - another of my favorite authors!

From the Library
Sadly, I don't work right around the corner from the library anymore so I don't go there as often anymore. I did borrow Graceling by Kristin Cashore on my Kindle though! It's not really grabbing me so far :\

For Review
The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau - the second of a historical mystery series.
Lady of Ashes by Christine Trent - the first in a historical mystery series! :)

Our Broke & Bookish book haul is inspired by memes like IMM & Stacking the Shelves& Mailbox Monday. This is just our very simple way of doing it collaboratively so we can participate in all of them and not have to choose one.


  1. Revolution is a wonderful book that left me absolutely raw. I had an obsession with Louis Capet myself when I was Andi's age.

    I read the book in one day in preparation for a book club meeting at the store. It's probably good that I was rushed, as it was so emotional, if I had put it down I might not have had the courage to pick it up again.

  2. Weather Witch is one I can't wait to try! Revolution is SO good! WOW! Born of Illusion sounds very interesting! I'll have to check that one too I think! Happy reading!
    Our Week in Books @Libby Blog

  3. I want Just One Day SO BAD!!! And Nantucket Blue looks really really good. I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here's my STS!

  4. I got Through the Ever Night and Level 2 this week as well. I can't wait to get my hands on a copy of Boundless!

    Happy reading!

    Janus @ The Blair Book Project

  5. Kelly, you haul is awesome as well! I really enjoyed The Virgin Blue when I read it a couple of years ago :) And I really need to read something by both Kate Emerson and Christine Trent if you love them so much!

  6. Transparent looks awesome, I can't wait to read it when it's out!

  7. Daisy - that's quite a haul...HarperTeen LOVES you! I requested most of those books but haven't gotten a yes or no yet. I'm leaning towards "no" lol since I've seen everyone else be approved. Also, I love the little Mexican dolls...when I was in Mexico City I bought one for my daughter. :)

    Kelly - I hope you enjoy's one of my favorite books, and what made me fall in love with Ellen Hopkins' style of writing!

    Enjoy your books, ladies!! :)

    Bree :)

  8. Im SO jealous of that haul! :D


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