August Book Haul/Gifts

• Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass #4): Author: Sarah J. Maas Synopsis: “The queen has returned. Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. But she’s at last returned to the empire—for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past… She has embraced her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen…

July Book Haul/Gifts

• Norwegian Wood: Author: Haruki Murakami Synopsis: “Toru, a quiet and preternaturally serious young college student in Tokyo, is devoted to Naoko, a beautiful and introspective young woman, but their mutual passion is marked by the tragic death of their best friend years before.  Toru begins to adapt to campus life and the loneliness and isolation he…

It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

“See, when you mess something up you learn for the next time. It’s when people compliment you are you in trouble. That means they expect you to keep it up.” – Craig Gilner, It’s Kind of a Funny Story

June Book Haul/Gifts

Not as many books this month, but enough to keep me happy! =D • After You (Me Before You #2): Author: Jojo Moyes Synopsis: ““You’re going to feel uncomfortable in your new world for a bit. But I hope you feel a bit exhilarated too. Live boldly. Push yourself. Don’t settle. Just live well. Just…

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Genre: Young Adult Synopsis: “Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about to lose her job…

Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Genre: Young Adult, Romance Synopsis: “Two misfits. One extraordinary love. Eleanor… Red hair, wrong clothes. Standing behind him until he turns his head. Lying beside him until he wakes up. Making everyone else seem drabber and flatter and never good enough…Eleanor. Park… He knows she’ll love a song before he plays it for her. He…