December Awesome Book Haul

December 22, 2016

December Awesome Book Haul

Another book haul in the month of December. I'm not sure if I'm going to add more book but for now, these are the books that I have bought and won from giveaway that I've had entered early this month.

Anyway, let's the haul begins.



#Books I've Bought From Popular RM5 Fiesta

Not buying much during the fiesta, because, I don't know, I don't find something that really really caught my heart. Hence, only two books.

December Awesome Book Haul


1. Solitaire by Alice Oseman

Genre : Young Adult, Contemporary, Mystery

Synopsis 

" I don't ever remember not being serious. As far as I'm concerned, I came out of the womb spouting cynicism and wishing for rain."

My name is Tori Spring. I like to sleep and I like to blog. Last year I had friends. Things were very different, I guess, but that's all over now.

Now there's Solitaire. And Michael Holden.

I don't know what Solitaire are trying to do. And I don't care about Michael Holden. I really don't.


I know nothing about this book. I just pick up this novel, because the cover is beautiful. Just by reading their synopsis, it looks like quite a nice story. I will save this book for next month to be read.


2. Fear Street Super Thriller: 2 in 1. Party Games and Don't Stay Up Late by R.L Stine

Genre : Young Adult, Thriller

Synopsis

Party Games. Rachel is thrilled to be invited to Brendan Fear's exclusive birthday party on Fear Island. When Rachel arrives at the island, a scavenger hunt turns up some horrifying surprises. Soon, Rachel has to fight to survive the deadliest game of all - the game of murder.

Don't Stay Up Late. Lisa is plagued by nightmares and hallucinations after a horrible accident that landed her in the hospital for weeks. Lisa is happy to take a babysitting job to get her mind off of the terrible events of the past. But then her friends begin dying one by one. Are Lisa's nightmares coming true?


I have finished reading this books but I have yet publish the review, here, in my blog. Sorry.🙏 I will publish it soon.

# Gift from Giveaway


  • From Publisher - Harper Collins


December Awesome Book Haul


 3. Animalcolm by David Baddiel

Genre : Middle Grade

Synopsis

Malcolm Doesn't Like Animals.

Which is a problem because his family love them. Their house is full of pets. What the house is NOT full of is stuff Malcolm likes. Such as the laptop he wanted for his birthday.

The only bright spot on the horizon is the Year Six school trips, to...oh no. A farm.

Over the next few days, Malcolm changes. He learns what it's really like to be an animal. A whole series of animals, in fact....

It does make him think differently. And speak differently. And eat differently. And, um, smell differently. But will he end up the same before?


Let's appreciate the cover of this middle grade novel. Its so beautiful. Love it. Its been awhile, since, I read, children's book, and I couldn't wait to read this soon.



  • Giveaway organized by a bookstagram : Nisa_reads
December Awesome Book Haul



4. Heartless by Marissa Meyer

Genre : Young Adult, Fantasy, Retelling, Romance

Synopsis

Catherine maybe be one of the desired girls in Wonderland and a favorite of the unmarried King, but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker, she wants to open up a shop and create delectable pastries. But for her mother, such a goal is unthinkable for a woman who could be a queen.

At a royal ball where Cath is expected to receive the King's marriage proposal, she met handsome and mysterious Jest. For the first time, she feels the pull of attraction. At the risk of offending the King and infuriating her parents, she and Jest enter into a secret courtship.

Cath is determined to choose her own destiny. But in a land thriving with magic, madness and monsters, fate has other plans.


This is my current read and I love it, from the start until now, seriously, this is why I love retelling's stories.



# Big Bad Wolf Book Sale

Believe it or not, I only purchase one books from BBW? No! I'm not joking at all. Only one. and another one for my sister. Because, only on the 16th of December, I have the time to go there. and the books that I have been planning to get, has gone. Damn! I'm so frustrate by that. Nonetheless, I'm still happy that at least, I have bought one.


December Awesome Book Haul


5. Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

Genre : Young Adult, Fantasy, Contemporary

Synopsis

Darcy Patel is afraid to believe all the hype. But it's really happening - her teen novel is getting published. Instead of heading to college, she's living in New York City, where she's welcomed into a dazzling world of YA publishing. That means book tour, parties with her favorite authors, and finding a place to live that won't leave her penniless. It means sleepless nights rewriting her first draft and struggling to find the perfect ending..all while dealing with the intoxicating, terrifying experience of falling in love - with another writer.

Told in alternating chapter's Darcy novel, the thrilling story of Lizzie, who wills her way into a afterworld to survive a deadly terrorist attack. With survival comes the responsibility to guide the restless spirits that walk our world, including one ghost with whom she shares a surprising personal connection. But Lizzie's not alone in her new calling - she has counsel from a fellow spirit guide, a very desirable one, who is torn between wanting Lizzie and warning her that...


❉ I heard about this somewhere before but I couldn't remember where and who said about this, but one thing, I can sure is that, it is amazing. No, I have not read this book yet. But, that's what I heard.


# Book I've Bought From MPH


December Awesome Book Haul


6. A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

Genre : Young Adult, fantasy, Horror, Contemporary

Synopsis

The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.

But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he's nearly every night since his mother started her treatments, the one with darkness and the wind and the screaming...

This monster is something different, thought. Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous thing of all from Conor.

It wants the truth.

❉ My sister really recommended to me this book. She's said the book is amazing. Now, I can't wait to read it before going to watch this at cinemas soon.


Honestly, I have 7 books that waiting to be read, but, I have add up more books to the piles. So, I have 13 books to be read and another 5 e-books to be read too. That's that. I will see you on next post then.


Have you buy books for this month? Do share with me on the comments below. Or, if you have read any books that I've listed above, do share with me, what do you think about the book, would love to know.❤

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