birthday bookss

1. Kasie West – The Distance Between Us
2. Matthew Quick – Sorta Like A Rock Star
3. Nina La Cour – The Disenchantments
4. Veronica Rossi – Under The Never Sky
5. Veronica Rossi – Through The Ever Night
6. Sarah J. Maas – Throne Of Glass
7. Kasie West – Pivot Point

 

I celebrated my birthday this week! Despite the fact that books were obviously #1 on my wishlist, no one dared to gift them to me because no one was sure what kind of books I wanted. I’m totally creating a separate, more specific book wishlist for my birthday next year! Anyway, my family and relatives did gimme some book money and I’ve spent them oh so well. (See photo above) Thankfully, I was able to control myself and saved some of the money for future book hauls.

All the same, I’m super happy with the books I got this week! I finally have the first two books of the Under The Never Sky series! I can’t believe it has taken me so long to get copies! Also, I’ve given in and gotten myself a copy of Throne Of Glass too. (All your awesome reviews have pushed me to do so. This better be as good as you guys were saying!) I bought The Disenchantments and Sorta Like A Rocks Star as well, two contemporaries that’s been sitting too long on my to-read shelf. And I got Kasie West’s books! I’m really excited to read Pivot Point! I got a copy of TDBU too, despite having read it already. (I needed this lovely book on my shelf!) Speaking of, YOU have a chance of winning The Distance Between Us- just enter my international giveaway!

What awesome books did you get this week? What are you reading next?
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36 thoughts on “Book Haul #8: Birthday Books

  1. Wow. Awesome book haul, Hazel! :D

    I’ve been wanting to read Pivot Point and Throne of Glass for the longest time!

    I can’t wait to hear your thoughts about… all of these! :D

    Enjoy!

    Posted on September 29, 2013 at 11:21 pm
    1. Thank you, Kyle! I know what you mean- they’ve been sitting on my to-read list for awhile too! I’m super happy I finally have copies! :)

      Posted on October 1, 2013 at 11:03 am
  2. Amazing haul, Hazel! I’m sure you’ll love Under the Never Sky and Throne of Glass ;D

    Posted on September 29, 2013 at 11:35 pm
    1. Thanks, Kazhy! I’m very excited to read them! <3

      Posted on October 1, 2013 at 11:04 am
  3. Congratulations!!! That photo of your haul is SO pretty *^* I envy the books AND the photography XD
    I’ve read Pivot Point and it’s one of my absolute favorites books of this year! Utterly fantastic! I hope you enjoy it <3

    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 12:00 am
    1. Thank you! :) I love photographing my books so I’m really glad you like the photo I took! I’m definitely excited to read Pivot Point! Kasie West is amazing! :D

      Posted on October 1, 2013 at 11:06 am
  4. Hazel, it looks like you had a fabulous birthday! I kind of like just getting book money though instead of worrying that people might gift you a book that you already have. But EEEP! Onto the books you got! I actually haven’t read Under the Never Sky yet, either, but we so have to! I LOVE THRONE OF GLASS. You better like it or something bad is gonna happen ;) Happy reading, Hazel!

    Jen recently posted: Switcheroo!
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 12:53 am
    1. I did have a fab birthday! I like book money too but I also love getting wrapped up gifts hehe! Under The Never Sky is one of those books I kept seeing in everyone’s TTT so I knew I had to read the series sometime. Throne of Glass really sounds badass so I’m looking forward to reading it! :) Thanks for dropping by, Jen! <3

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:42 am
  5. OMG! I love that picture! So pretty!
    And The Disenchantments *_* LOVE that one.

    Crini recently posted: One & Only Cover Reveal
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 12:58 am
    1. Thank you!!!! <3 Glad to hear you loved it!! I'm reading that one next. :)

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:45 am
  6. Your book haul picture is SO pretty. And includes some pretty awesome books! I really loved Pivot Point & The Distance Between Us–some of my favorites this year–so I hope you really enjoy those!

    Stormy @ Book.Blog.Bake. recently posted: Fling those Books Far{Day 4 of the Book Blogger Challenge}
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 1:33 am
    1. Eeep, Stormy, thank you thank you thank you! It makes me so happy y’all liked the photograph I took. :) I’ve already read TDBU and loved it as well! I’m very excited to read Pivot Point, even more so now that I know you enjoyed it so much!

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:49 am
  7. Wow, I just have to say that photo of your haul is gorgeous! I haven’t read any of those books, but I hope you enjoy them!

    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 2:26 am
    1. Thanks, Heather ahhhh!! I really hope they’re good! <3

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:49 am
  8. Great picture and awesome haul! THRONE OF GLASS is the best. I bet you’re going to love it <3 and do let me know which team you are on (pssst Team Chaol ;)) Pivot point is high on my wishlist. Happy reading! :D

    Mel@thedailyprophecy recently posted: Showcase Sunday 33. My first vlog.
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 2:57 am
    1. Thank you, Mel!!! :) I’ve heard so many great things about Throne of Glass so I’m nervcited to start it haha! Ok, I’ll let you know! (I hope we’re on the same team)

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:53 am
  9. Happy Birthday, again :D I really like your globe and typewritier btw! Very artsy ;) I hope you enjoy all of your books. Also, let me know when you’re going to read Pivot Point because I have it too and haven’t read it. We could buddy read on it along with The F- It List (: Just tweet me!

    -leigh

    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 5:39 am
  10. I LOVED Pivot Point so much. The Distance Between Us and The Disenchantments were also good. I have a copy of Under the Never Sky, but I haven’t read it yet. Whoops. I want to soon though. Great haul. You got a bunch of great books. I hope you enjoy reading them.

    Lisa recently posted: Stacking the Shelves (23)
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 9:47 am
    1. I’m pretty psyched about that one cos I think Kasie West can do no wrong! I really enjoyed TDBU and I think The Disenchantments will be a lovely contemporary read. I’ve put off getting a copy of Under The Never Sky for the longest time too but am excited to read it now! :)

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:58 am
  11. Happy birthday again! The Kasie West books look so good – they’re on my TBR list too :) Enjoy!

    Kayla @ The Thousand Lives recently posted: Book launch coming up!
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 10:00 am
    1. Thanks, Kayla! <3 Kasie West is a great writer so I hope you get to read her soon!

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 7:59 am
  12. Love all your books! The picture is actually pretty beautiful. Happy Birthday!

    Marianne @ Boricuan Bookworms recently posted: Sassy Girl Swoony God Tourney Challenge #2
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 10:29 am
    1. Thanks, Marianne! <3 <3 <3

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:00 am
  13. Excellent haul! Book money is always the best. You don’t have to sideeye your friends or family for buying books you don’t want.

    I can’t wait to start Pivot Point. I hope it’s as awesome as what people have been saying.

    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 11:17 am
    1. Thanks, Cee! I guess you’re right! I’m very excited about Pivot Point too! I trust that it’s as good as everyone says though because Kasie West is absolawesome! :)

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:03 am
  14. Oh I’m so excited! You asked what are most memorable moment as an 18 year old was? I had my first daughter. Pretty nifty I must say :)

    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 12:11 pm
  15. Wow you got a really good haul! I absolutely loved Throne of Glass. I heard Pivot Point is the best and pretty much every book you got is good.
    Again happy birthday.

    Francoise recently posted: The One - Cover Reveal!
    Posted on September 30, 2013 at 2:26 pm
    1. I love my haul too! <3 So glad to hear you enjoyed Throne of Glass so much! :) I can't wait to read Pivot Point! Thank you, Francoise! :')

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:08 am
  16. Happy Birthday! You got so many pretty books! I heard Pivot Point is hilarious and just awesome, so I really hope you enjoy that one :D

    Becca @ Nawanda Files recently posted: ARC Review: How to Love by Katie Cotugno
    Posted on October 1, 2013 at 1:19 am
    1. Thanks, Becca! <3 <3 <3 I'm hoping I enjoy all these too!

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:26 am
  17. First of all: happy birthday!!! And sorry that I’m late!

    Secondly: I love everything about that photo! The colors, the globe, the typewriter, the books! <3

    Congrats on all of the awesome books! :D

    Kelley (Another Novel Read) recently posted: Perspective At the Intersection of Reader and Author
    Posted on October 1, 2013 at 5:37 am
    1. Awww it’s totally fine! :) I’m very happy you like the photograph, Kelley! And thanks! :D

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:22 am
  18. Belated happy birthday!
    omg i just found out your blog and it’s cool! I am from ph too! yay
    I hope you’ll love Pivot Point, The Distance Between Us and Throne of Glass. I loved them so so so much!!!!! :)

    Posted on October 1, 2013 at 3:54 pm
    1. Thanks dear! Eeep I’m so happy you like my blog! <3 Glad to see someone from the PH! :)

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:14 am
  19. I can’t believe you have a typewriter. Actually.
    Cue jealousy.

    Stephanie @ The Novlist recently posted: Waiting on Wednesday: Made of Stars by Kelley York
    Posted on October 3, 2013 at 1:18 am
    1. Haha! Well, I love vintage items so I just needed to have that typewriter in my room! Got it from my dad. :)

      Posted on October 3, 2013 at 8:09 am