Spring ’14 book haul

AAAAH I MISSED A MONTHLY BLOG POST. Curse you, extremely busy final month of college!

So though I’ve not been blogging, I have still kept up my super human ability to obtain mountains of books that will now be used to decorate my new apartment in Quincy…more on that later.

Like I’ve said before, I’m ok with having mounds of unread books. It’s like having a room (or an apartment) full of possibility. Without further ado, my epic spring semester book haul (before you freak out, most of these were bought for a dollar or less at my favorite used book sale at which I tend to go crazy):

Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin

Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh

This Star Won’t Go Out: The Life and Words of Esther Grace Earl by Esther Earl

McGuffey’s Eclectic Primer by Henry H. Vail

Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume (signed!)

Rats Saw God by Rob Thomas

Precocious Children and Childish Adults: Age Inversion in Victorian Literature by Claudia Nelson

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Dream Friends by You Byun (children’s picture book)

Bluebird by Bob Staake (children’s picture book)

House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

A Natural History of Dragons: A Memoir by Lady Trent by Marie Brennan

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Omnibus by Alan Moore

A Passion for Books: A Book Lover’s Treasury of Stories, Essays, Humor, Lore, and Lists on Collecting, Reading, Borrowing, Lending, Caring for, and Appreciating Books by Harold Rabinowitz

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson (signed!)

How to Read a Book: The Art of Getting a Liberal Education by Mortimer Jerome Adler

Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke

The House Of The Seven Gables by Hawthorne Nathaniel (my second copy – this one is very old and very beautiful; ~1900)

A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

Empire Falls by Richard Russo (already read, didn’t own a copy)

Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life by Philippe Aries

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood

Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

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One thought on “Spring ’14 book haul

  1. patricia says:

    i feel u!! those books look great 🙂 hi i’m a newbie, and it would be great if you checked out my blog – i follow back! ( ps nice blog ) kisses. x

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