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Amazon Book Haul

Well I finfally managed to locate the voucher I was given for Christmas and put it to good use. I’ve split the books into categories so it will be easier to read through. Its always a risk when you go internet shopping, especially for me but I’m glad I had a gift card so I couldn’t spend too much into my pay packet!

Young Adult

young adult

After the Fear – Roseanne Rivers

In Sola’s city, everyone obeys the rules. Stay away from the trigger cameras and regularly update your Debtbook, and you just might survive. But having to watch the way criminals are dealt with—murdered by Demonstrators in the Stadium—is a law Sola tries to avoid. When a charming Demonstrator kisses her at a party, however, she’s thrust into the Stadium and forced into the very role she despises.

The Manifesto on How to be Interesting – Holly Bourne

Bree is a loser, a wannabe author who hides behind words. But when she’s told she needs to start living a life worth writing about, The Manifesto on How to Be Interesting is born. Six steps on how to be interesting. Six steps that will see her infiltrate the popular set, fall in love with someone forbidden and make the biggest mistake of her life.

How They Met and Other Stories – David Levithan

They met on a plane / at Starbucks / in class. It was a set-up / it was completely random / they were dancing. It was love at first sight / it took time / it was a disaster!

Love is a complicated, addictive, volatile, scary, wonderful thing. Many of the stories in this collection started out as gifts for the author’s friends. From the happy-ever-after to the unrequited, they explore the many aspects of the emotion that has at some time turned us all inside out and upside down.

Fantasy

Fantasy

HOOK: The Untold Stories of Neverland

Archie Jameson sat in the dark corners of the print shop, dreaming of adventure. Today, it found him.

Caught in a chilly October storm, he ducked into a tavern, hoping to escape the rain. What he found, was a room teeming with pirates. Shanghaied by the most elderly of the lot, Archie found himself serving on a ship captained by the fiercest pirate ever to sail the seven seas–the man known as Blackbeard.

Beauty and the Beast – K.M. Shea

Once upon a time Elle made a mistake. A small miscalculation sends her through the roof of an enchanted chateau. Stranded until her broken leg mends, Elle is forced to rely on the good will of the sour chateau owner —the cursed Prince Severin.

Into the Fae Gypsy Healers Series Book 1 – Quinn Loftis

With peace finally descending on the Romanian Grey Wolves, longtime fae ambassador to the wolves, Perizada, has been given a new mission by the Great Luna. But Peri’s desire for revenge against her sister, Lorelle, burns in her heart. Further complicating matters, the great white wolf, Lucian Lupei, has been returned to the pack after centuries trapped in the Dark Forest, and it appears he is destined to be with Peri. Can she put aside her thoughts of vengeance long enough to accept Lucian’s love and complete her mission?

Will (The Books of the Five Book 2) – S.F. Burgess and David Gatewood

Hammered with determination and paid for in blood, the connection that binds Will to Conlan and his fellow Avatars has finally been forged and the Five are beginning to discover the extent of their staggering potential.

Now these living embodiments of elemental magic pose a threat that the despotic Lords of Mydren cannot ignore. With all the resources at their disposal, the hunt for the Five has begun in earnest.

Fiction

fiction

A Little Something Different – Sandy Hall

Lea and Gabe are in the same creative writing class. They get the same pop-culture references, order the same Chinese food and hang out in the same places. Unfortunately, Lea is reserved, Gabe has issues, and despite their initial mutual crush it looks like they are never going to work things out.

Gone Girl –  Gillian Flynn

Who are you? What have we done to each other?

These are the questions Nick Dunne finds himself asking on the morning of his fifth wedding anniversary, when his wife Amy suddenly disappears. The police suspect Nick. Amy’s friends reveal that she was afraid of him, that she kept secrets from him. He swears it isn’t true. A police examination of his computer shows strange searches. He says they weren’t made by him. And then there are the persistent calls on his mobile phone. So what really did happen to Nick’s beautiful wife?

Allegra Biscotti Collection – Olivia Bennett

Emma Rose is SO not a diva. She doesn’t want her turn on the catwalk-she’d rather be behind the scenes creating fabulous outfits! So when a famous fashionista discovers Emma’s designs and offers her the opportunity of a lifetime-a feature in Madison magazine (squeal!)-Emma sort of, well, panics. She has only one option: to create a secret identity.

And so Allegra Biscotti is born.

The Letter – Kathryn Hughes

1973

Tina Craig has one mission in life – to escape her drunken, abusive husband. She works all the hours she can to save up enough money to leave him… One day, whilst sorting through the pockets of a second-hand suit which has been donated to the shop, she comes across an old letter.

1939

Billy Stirling knows he has been a fool, but he also knows how to put things right. On 4th September, 1939 he sits down to write a letter that will change his life forever.

Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found – Cheryl Strayed

At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on a map. But it held a promise – a promise of piecing together a life that lay shattered at her feet…

Backstage Pass: Broken Record – Abby Howard

One night can change everything.

Pure Fiction knows that and now they’re facing their toughest challenge yet. When a boozy night out takes a violent turn for the worst and one of their own is put in serious danger it’s suddenly all about life and death.

There’s no time for playing the blame game this time, there are lives on the line and the group must unite in order to keep their beloved band in one piece. It all rests on them pulling together and trusting in each other no matter what the rest of the world is saying.

This time they’re fighting for each other. They’re fighting for a future. They’re fighting for their lives.

I will keep you update with my progress on these books.

Happy Reading

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