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Saturday, July 25, 2015

Book Haul #98: July 2015 Book Haul

Hello, bookworms!!!

It's been waaay too long since I've posted an update or haul!

Usually my summers are low key and relaxing; but with four boys running around now, it's been quite busy, distracting and tiring, lol! I am not complaining, I am very blessed! But, it would be nice to have energy to read, blog and review more... 
How are all of you doing???

*What I received for review...
- LETTERS TO ZELL (PB) by Camille Griep (A) 
- ARMADA by Ernest Cline (Hardcover) from PenguinRandomHouse 
- DON QUIXOTE and THE SECRET GARDEN by Jennifer Adams, Illustrated by Alison Oliver, from the author.
- SUMMER BY SUMMER (PB) by Heather Burch (A) from BookSparks 
- THE DAY THE MUSTACHE TOOK OVER (ARC) by Alan Katz (MG) from Bloomsbury
- A WHOLE NEW WORLD (A Twisted Tale #1) by Liz Braswell (ARC) from Disney Press for RockStar Book Tours

ARCs I received from TheNovl/Little Brown: 
NOT IF I SEE YOU FIRST by Eric Lindstrom 
DRIFT & DAGGER by Kendall Kulper 
TRULY MADLY DEEPLY (Famous in Love #2) by Rebecca Serle 
THE DEAD HOUSE by Dawn Kurtagich 

*What we received from both of my #OTSPSecretSister's...
- A NIGHT DIVIDED (ARC) by Jennifer A. Nielsen 
- NANNY X RETURNS (ARC) by Madelyn Rosenberg (MG)
- THE SCHOOL FOR GOOD AND EVIL (PB) by Soman Chainani (MG)
- Percy Jackson and the Olympians: THE LIGHTNING THIEF (Graphic Novel) by 

*From #BooksForTrade... 
- SHIVER (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) by Maggie Stiefvater (Audiobook)

*What I purchased...
- LOCKED: A Famous in Love Novella (#0.5) by Rebecca Serle (eNovella)
- THE BEAST (The Hunter Legends #1) by Lindsay Read (eBook)
- ROWAN (The Worldwalker Trilogy #1.5) by Josephine Angelini (eNovella)
- SNOW WHITE by The Brothers Grimm, Illustrated by Camille Rose Garcia (HB)

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A few pics from the past few weeks... 

Books that made me cry!
Popular/Loved books that I own and still haven't read... yet!!!
Books that I will be re-reading in August!
My biggest (and cutest) distraction! Pool time fun with the little ones :)

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Thanks for stopping by!!!

Please leave a comment with your link so I can visit your hauls too!!!


  1. Wow, you really got some great stuff this week! I'm kind of jealous that you got I Crawl Through It and The Dead House. I loved Armada! I reviewed it this week. I hope you enjoy your new books!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My StS

  2. Great haul! I hope you enjoy your books and your weekend.

    Diane @ Diane's Book Blog

  3. Your boys are adorable as always, and it looks like you had a great week. :) I can understand wanting more time to review, but you're doing a fabulous job - even through things like Instagram. :D

    My STtS

  4. Swimming! Aw, they are so adorable. :D
    So excited for pretty much ALL the books from Little, Brown. Enjoy!

  5. Great haul! I read Letters to Zell a few weeks ago and oh my goodness it was amazing! I also loved Armada. I hope you enjoy your new books. :)
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  6. Holy crap you got some great books. A lot more impressive than my tiny haul!


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