January Book Haul

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The BPR Monthly Haul includes everything from personal purchases, to ARCs sent from pubs, to library finds. Some months we strike gold and others … well, the gems can be a little elusive.

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advance reader copies/finished copies 

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SYNOPSIS: Bestselling author Laurie Faria Stolarz returns with Jane Anonymous, a gripping tale of a seventeen-year-old girl’s kidnapping and her struggle to fit back into her life after she escapes.
RECEIVED BY: Mandy

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SYNOPSIS: A historical YA horror novel based on the infamous real-life inspiration for Countess Dracula
RECEIVED BY: Mandy
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purchased books

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None! We saw control. We owned control.

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library hauls

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SYNOPSIS: Moon is everything Christine isn’t. She’s confident, impulsive, artistic . . . and though they both grew up in the same Chinese-American suburb, Moon is somehow unlike anyone Christine has ever known.
RECEIVED BY: Mandy

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SYNOPSIS: Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret–she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of men in order to survive. Because so few believe in the old tales anymore, and with so many evil men no one will miss, the modern city of Seoul is the perfect place to hide and hunt.
RECEIVED BY: Mandy

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SYNOPSIS: Explosive fantasy set in a world of magic and legend, where one girl must sacrifice her life, year by year, to gain the power necessary to fight the mother she has never been good enough for.
RECEIVED BY: Mandy

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SYNOPSIS: Snippets of a love story from nineteenth-century China (a retelling of the Chinese folktale The Butterfly Lovers) are interspersed with Ali’s narrative and intertwined with her fate.
RECEIVED BY: Mandy

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SYNOPSIS: Rumored to be a witch, only Nora Walker knows the truth. She and the Walker women before her have always shared a special connection with the woods. And it’s this special connection that leads Nora to Oliver Huntsman—the same boy who disappeared from the Camp for Wayward Boys weeks ago—and in the middle of the worst snowstorm in years. 
RECEIVED BY: Mandy

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What did you haul this month?

 

 

17 thoughts on “January Book Haul

  1. Wow, the amount of self-control is admirable! I got Jane Anonymous this month too but it ended up not being my cup of tea 🤷‍♀️ I also picked up Layoverland yesterday though, which I am *very* excited for!

    I really liked Wicked Fox, I can’t wait to hear what you think of it Mandy!

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    1. Ahahaha I’m impressed as well. But oh no!! It definitely could see where it could be not a cup of tea. But oooooooooooh YES. I’m so so excited for that. Hopefully you will enjoy!!

      Oooh I’m definitely pumping it up on my list I’ve had going in my head.

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  2. Ooh I can’t wait for Blood Countess. I’m also hopefully reading Kingdom Of Souls soon (I also have it out of the library I just need to get reading). I hope you end up enjoying all of these.

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