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Books Bought This Month

Books Received This Month
Secret Saturdays by Torrey Maldonado
Every Day by David Levithan
See You At Harry’s by Jo Knowles
Gilt by Katherine Longshore
Rivals and Retribution by Shannon Delany
Hope in Patience by Beth Fehlbaum
Period 8 by Chris Crutcher (ARC)
Dodger by Terry Pratchett (ARC)
Sons of the 613 by Michael Rubens (ARC)
Charles and Emma by Deborah Heiligman
Of All the Stupid Things by Alexandra Diaz
Paradise Hunger by Henry W. Leung
City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte (netgalley)
Son by Lois Lowry (ARC from a bookseller friend)

Books Borrowed This Month
Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King
Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep by David K. Randall
The Baby-sitters Club: The Summer Before by Ann M. Martin

Books Finished This Month
Mexican WhiteBoy by Matt de la Peña
Janie Face to Face by Caroline B. Cooney
The Style Strategy by Nina García
Juicing, Fasting, and Detoxing for Life by Cherie Calbom
Sleeping With the Dictionary by Harryette Mullen
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork
The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan
Skinny Bitch by Rory Freedman and Kim Barnouin

Check out all the books on this list and buy them.

I read for pleasure again! WOW. I forgot how awesome that is. And since my last class is next Thursday, I have the entire month of December to write one final paper, be at home with my family, and READ READ READ READ READ until the end of the year. It’s going to be amazing.

I can’t say I actually enjoyed a ton of the books I read this month (four stand out as actually worthwhile and actually things I’d recommend that others read), but I’m still glad I read them, because I realize I am so much happier, not to mention much more productive at everything in life, when I get to read what I want. And since this semester has been so frustrating and difficult, not just in school but in life, that’s really been good for me.

Also, did you see that I did not buy any books this month? And if I buy books next month, it will be in the context of being at home and being able to go to Bookmans again, so that’s a win right there, too. 😀

(Oh, and hey! Look at me featured at this other blog, Auntie Karen’s Book Pile!)


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