Books Brought Home September/October, 2020

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Books Brought Home September/October, 2020

1seitherin
Set 1, 2020, 4:08pm

Waiting on my Fire this morning, All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny.

2seitherin
Set 2, 2020, 3:15pm

This Secret Thing by Marybeth Mayhew Whalen

3seitherin
Set 9, 2020, 2:00pm

4lilisin
Set 13, 2020, 4:49am

Just brought home Atwood's The Testaments. I have been waiting for it to come out in paperback as I don't like hardbacks and they're cheaper. Although granted I bought the book here in Japan where I live and foreign books are superbly expensive but oh well.

5BookConcierge
Editado: Set 13, 2020, 10:07am

Oops wrong thread

7PaperbackPirate
Set 16, 2020, 10:30am

For the first time since February I went to an actual bookstore yesterday as a reward for being good at the doctor's office.

I went in with a short list of upcoming books I plan to read. They didn't have them but I still came away with 2 from my wishlist:

A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays by Albert Camus

11PaperbackPirate
Set 20, 2020, 9:07pm

13ahef1963
Set 23, 2020, 11:42pm

>4 lilisin: I got The Testaments this week as well, and I waited for the same reason - hardbacks are expensive and impossible to read in bed. I will need to re-read The Handmaid's Tale before diving into the new book, but that is no hardship. I loved the book, and I still consider the last sentence of it the best closing line I've ever read. Margaret Atwood knows how to finish a story masterfully.

Also new this week: Jane Austen's England: Daily Life in the Georgian and Regency Periods by Roy and Lesley Adkins, who are British archeologists and historians.

15PaperbackPirate
Set 28, 2020, 9:53pm

I just got The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes to read with my sister next month, and A Burning by Megha Majumdar
to read with my book club next month.

16seitherin
Set 29, 2020, 9:37am

Waiting for me on my reader this morning:

A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik

Battle Ground by Jim Butcher

18JulieLill
Out 1, 2020, 5:04pm

20seitherin
Out 6, 2020, 2:07pm

21aussieh
Out 8, 2020, 9:01pm

The Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale

Buffalo Girls by Larry McMurtry

Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

All from my local Op Shop

22seitherin
Editado: Out 20, 2020, 4:08pm

Memento by Jay Kristoff and Amie Kaufman

The Tinderbox: Soldier of Indira by Lou Diamond Phillips

24PaperbackPirate
Nov 12, 2020, 9:53am

I forgot to share that I was gifted some books on Halloween:
Strange Tombs by Syd Moore
A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
Gems & Crystals for Beginners by Kristyna Arcarti

And I also ordered Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman after my local independent bookstore hosted a virtual author event.