October Wrap-Up and Book Haul

I can’t believe October is already over and we only have two months left of 2019. Here’s my wrap-up of my reading month and my book haul.

Books Read: 16

ARCs Read: 6

Favourite Books: Ninth House / A Curse So Dark and Lonely / The Scorpio Races

Least Favourite Book: Too Close to Breathe

Books Read in October

The Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Dracul by Dacre Stoker & J.D. Barker ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Knife by Jo Nesbø ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Furious Thing by Jenny Downham [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Period. by Emma Barnett [eARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Angel Mage by Garth Nix [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Too Close to Breathe by Olivia Kiernan ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Campfire by Shawn Sarles ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Crown of Oblivion by Julie Eshbaugh [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Curse So Dark and Lonely by Brigid Kemmerer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer [ARC] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater [re-read] ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

October Book Haul

New-to-Me Books I Bought:

The Toll by Neal Shusterman (Waterstones Exclusive)

Bought Books I’ve Already Read:

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow (Signed)
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo (Signed Waterstones Exclusive)
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell (Signed Waterstones Exclusive)
Deeplight by Frances Hardinge (Signed Waterstones Exclusive)
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (Waterstones Exclusive)
Sacrificial Magic by Stacia Kane

ARCs/Review Copies:

The Name of All Things by Jenn Lyons (Tor)
Break the Fall by Jennifer Iacopelli (Team Bkmrk)
The Unspoken Name by A.K. Larkwood (Tor)
The Sky Weaver by Kristen Ciccarelli (Gollancz)

Books Received from Giveaways:

The Deepest Blue by Sarah Beth Durst

I’m really pleased with how few books I bought this month as it hopefully means I can get my TBR pile reduced a bit further before the end of the year. Did you buy many books in October?


  1. Aj @ Read All The Things!

    31 October 2019 at 12:31 PM

    I just got a copy of The Scorpio Races, so I’m excited for it. I need to get my hands on The Toll ASAP. I love that series. Happy November!
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    1. scorpiobookdreams

      31 October 2019 at 12:50 PM

      I hope you love it as much as I do! Happy November!!

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