July Book Haul

Hey!

It’s time for the monthly book haul!

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  • Throne of Glass, by Sarah J. Maas

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I’ve read this title a couple of months ago and I loved it so much I just had to buy a physical copy of it! Here’s my review.

  • Seconds, by Bryan Lee O’Malley

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I absolutely love Bryan Lee O’Malley, he’s actually one of my favourite authors ever. Seconds was released last year and it was the only book of his I haven’t gotten a copy of yet. I now own every single one! I got this at a giveaway from my lovely friend Beth on Tumblr. I’ll re-read it and review it soon.

This graphic novel tells the story of Katie, a girl who gave up on almost everything to open a restaurant. Everything changes when she finds out a spirit living in her house and some mushrooms that make her mistakes disappear.

  • The Elite, by Kiera Cass

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I won this too at a contest held by the portuguese publisher, Marcador. When I entered, I wasn’t aware that this was a second volume in a series. Bad move Cat. I need to firstly read The Selection.

This series is set in a dystopian world where the wife of the throne’s heir is chosen by some kind of contest.

  • O Homem Duplicado, by José Saramago

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As some of you may know, José Saramago is one of my favourite authors of all time. To celebrate the anniversary of his death, the portuguese publisher, Porto Editora, hold a contest on Facebook and I was one of the lucky winners. July was a good month for me and giveaways! I’ve been having a weird luck spree but I’m not complaining.

This books tells the story of a man who, while watching tv one day, finds another man that looks just like him. It inspired the movie Enemy, staring Jake Gyllenhaal.

This month was a great one for books! As all months right?! Have you read any of this titles? If so, tell me what you thought!

See you next time!

Cat.

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6 thoughts on “July Book Haul

  1. It’s so cool that you won so many giveaways! I really want to read Seconds. I’ve only read Scott Pilgrim and loved it so I want to read more of his works. Also, I haven’t read any Saramago yet. Just today I was talking to a friend of mine who is reading Blindness and she said it is amazing. Any recs about where should I start with him?

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    • Seconds is amazing! I totally recommend it. as for Saramago, that’s a really hard question. none of his books are what you call “easy”. but I might go with Blindness, of what I recall (it’s been a while since I finished it) it’s the more accessible of his books

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