November Wrap-Up and Book Haul

November was an amazing month for book hauls as it was my birthday and I was completely spoiled. My family and friends bought me a mountain of new books, including a selection of beautiful Folio Society titles. I was meant to be on a book-buying ban but that didn’t quite work out as planned…


Books Read: 15
ARCs Read: None
Favourite Books: The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley / To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey / The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden
Least Favourite Book: Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson


Books Read in November:

Hogwarts: An Incomplete and Unreliable Guide by J.K. Rowling ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Before Evil by Alex Kava ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Talking to the Dead by Harry Bingham ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Poems by Rilke ⭐️⭐️⭐️
You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson ⭐️⭐️
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original Screenplay by J.K. Rowling
Sleep Like a Baby by Charlaine Harris ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Sky Burial by Xinran ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ms. Marvel, Vol. 4: Last Days by G. Willow Wilson ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


November Book Haul:

Books I Bought:

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness (Signed Edition)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling (Illustrated Edition)
Uncommon Type by Tom Hanks (Goldsboro BOTM – Exclusive Signed Slipcase Edition)
Mythos by Stephen Fry (Goldsboro Signed and Numbered Edition)
The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (Goldsboro Signed, Stamped and Numbered Edition)
The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman (Waterstones Exclusive Hardcover)
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (Signed Collector’s Edition)
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch (10th Anniversary Edition)
Betty Boo by Claudia Pinero
Poems by Rilke
Sky Burial by Xinran
Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart
Fairies: The Myths, Legends and Lore by Skye Alexander
Mr Dickens and His Carol by Samantha Silva
The Dollmaker of Krakow by R.M. Romero 
Ghost: 100 Stories to Read with the Lights On by Louise Welsh

ARCs / Review Copies:

Freefall by Adam Hamdy
She’s Not There by Joy Fielding
Edge of Darkness by Karen Rose

Books Received as Gifts:

Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (Folio Society)
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (Folio Society)
Emma by Jane Austen (Folio Society)
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (Folio Society)
The Brown Fairy Book by Andrew Lang (Folio Society)
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (Folio Society)
What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge (Folio Society)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor (Signed Edition)


City of Circles by Jess Richards (Signed Edition)
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas (Signed Edition)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (Illustrated Edition)
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
He Said / She Said by Erin Kelly
You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris
Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu (Zoella Book Club Edition)
Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D Schmidt (Zoella Book Club Edition)


The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord (Zoella Book Club Edition)
The One Memory of Flora Banks by Emily Barr (Zoella Book Club Edition)
Girlhood by Cat Clarke (Zoella Book Club Edition)
History is All you Left Me by Adam Silvera (Zoella Book Club Edition)
After The Fire by Will Hill (Zoella Book Club Edition)
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer (Zoella Book Club Edition)
A Study in Charlotte by Brittany Cavallaro
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (Bloomsbury Modern Classics Edition)


I only have 2 books preordered for December but I’ll probably buy a couple of books when I’m in London later in the month. I also suspect I’ll be receiving quite a number of books for Christmas! 

 

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