Book Haul #43: MIBF + Birthday Books

Manila International Book Fair MIBF 2015 haul

September went by fast. In comparison, my wallet emptied almost just as quick then. I feel like I bought ALL the books last month. Probably not really, but I did buy quite a lot. In this book haul, you’ll mainly find my purchases from the 36th Manila International Book Fair and my birthday week, alongside my single book mail. 

From the Manila International Book Fair

The Boy Most Likely To by Huntley Fitzpatrick
The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler
Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Through The Woods by Emily Carroll
The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

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Books I Bought During My Birthday Week

The One Thing by Marci Lyn Curtis
My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Dumplin‘ by Julie Murphy

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Book Mail

Compulsion by Martina Boone

Since I was part of the Compulsion paperback blog tour last month, I got some awesome goodies from the author! Super adore the swag she sent. <3

So you’re probably thinking That didn’t seem like such a huge book haul, Hazel but I’m not done yet. Remember when I recapped Colleen Hoover, Tarryn Fisher and Christine Brae’s book signing last month? Well, all the 12 books I got signed were newly bought. So they’re totally part of my September book purchases. Combined with the 11 purchased books on here, that gives us a total of 23 books. Which happens to be my birthday. Coincidence? I think not.

On that note, I’m so going on a book buying ban this October. Yep.

Which books did you get recently? Have you read any of the books on my haul?

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Hazel Ureta is an advocate of stories. She is the blogger and Editor-In-Chief of Stay Bookish because she loves talking about books. She enjoys reading Young Adult novels the most and writes them too.
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  1. Schen on October 4, 2015 at 11:14 am

    My September cash got eaten by books, too!

    NBS had this half-off sale, and our Fully Booked branch here was closing, so I bought SO MANY BOOKS!!! :\

    Anyway, belated happy twentieth, Hazel! :)

  2. Paula Alagao on October 4, 2015 at 11:15 am

    I read P.S I Still Love You! Great book! I also bought The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler last month but I haven’t read it. Great MIBF and birthday books overhaul, Hazel! I’m also banning myself on buying books until November. Ha ha… I purchased Earth bound by Christine Feehan and Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by David Levithan and Rachel Cohn! :)

  3. Cha on October 4, 2015 at 11:41 am

    So jealous. I wasn’t able to go to MIBF. I love the cover of Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland.

  4. Laura @ Ink Stains and Books on October 4, 2015 at 1:27 pm

    I really want to read My Life Next Door, because it looks like it’s all sorts of cute. Also, The Summer of Chasing Mermaids sounds really interesting, so I’m definitely adding it to my tbr. Great book haul!

  5. Cali W. on October 4, 2015 at 2:33 pm

    Great books! Your copy of Peter Pan is so cute. I need to read The Wrath of the Dawn still; I have the copy it just sits on my shelf.

  6. isha @ two sisters bloggin' on October 4, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    hazel your pictures are always lovely <333 belated happy birthday again! and i hope you had a fantastic day :)

    isha @ two sisters bloggin’

  7. Anette Fabre on October 4, 2015 at 9:46 pm

    September robbed my money, I swear. But it was all good. Great selection of books there, Hazel!

  8. Kevin @ Tomebound on October 5, 2015 at 12:44 am

    The feeling is mutual Hazel! Goodness the amount I spent on books last month alone was just crazy! At least we had fun!

    Also belated Happy Birthday! Welcome to the club of twen-teens… :))

  9. Sarah on October 5, 2015 at 6:04 am

    Fantastic haul! I need to get a copy of The Boy Most Likely To. Can’t wait to read it :)

  10. Yvonne @ A World Between Folded Pages on October 5, 2015 at 8:47 am

    SO MANY GREAT BOOKS! (And your pictures, oh my god. SO BEAUTIFUL) I absolutely adore the Alice in Wonderland cover … I really need to get a copy, I love Alice but haven’t read the original yet. Need to change that ASAP. I already own The Wrath & The Dawn but haven’t read it yet, so I really hope you’ll enjoy it! BUT NOOOW. THE ONE THING. HELL YES! I love this book so, so much! ♥

    Awesome haul, Hazel! Happy reading! :D

  11. JM Cabral on October 5, 2015 at 8:50 am

    I’m so happy to see Dumplin’ in your haul!! It’s a great book made for someone like me, if you know what I mean, and I have a strong feeling that lots of people could relate to her as well. I can’t wait for you to read it! :)

  12. Zaira Fernando on October 5, 2015 at 10:56 am

    That cover of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is sooo pretty!!! I love the selection of books you have! Belated happy birthday!! <3

    • Hazel @ Stay Bookish on October 5, 2015 at 10:58 am

      I know! I quite adore the Penguin chalk collection. Thank you, Zaira! :)

  13. Lily on October 5, 2015 at 5:15 pm

    awesone haul! I want to read The Wrath and the Dawn so so bad but I haven’t had the chance to get my hands on it yet and the same goes for Dumplin! P.S I still love you I thought was really good! I hope you enjoy it!

  14. Mel@thedailyprophecy on October 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm

    The wrath and the dawn is so good! I’m in love with the photographs Hazel, pretty :) Happy reading!

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