September & October Book Haul: The “Bookish Autumn” Edition

Fall is finally here with its cold days and sweater weather! As the end of the year approaches I’m working on completing my Goodreads goal for 2017. Currently I’m at 133 books out of 150. I’m almost there. I’ve been slacking on my reading as my schedule becomes busy so hopefully I’ll be able to get back into a reading groove.

I’ve also not been buying a lot of books either which was great. I’m still donating a lot of my books, so it feels great to start to see some shelf space. Thanks to all who participated in my Spooktacular Giveaway this month. If you didn’t win, don’t worry! I have plenty of giveaways planned for the future.

Now it’s time for the book haul!


His Alone by Alexa Riley

A Good Indian Wife by Annie Cherian

Gon, the Little Fox (ごん狐, Gongitsune) by Nankichi Niimi

Japanese Folk Tales by ??? – My translation skills are a bit rusty sorry! This is a children’s book full of traditional Japanese folktales. I’ve been trying to add more Japanese language books to my collection so I can use them for study.

Momotaro (Peach Boy) by ??? – This story has many origins and variations, so I’m not sure who the original author is. Momotaro is a popular hero of Japanese folklore.


*This is one part of a giveaway I won from Berkley Publishing for their Banned Books Week Giveaway. I’ve never read Orwell’s classics so I’m excited to read them!

1984 by George Orwell

Churchill & Orwell: The Fight For Freedom by Thomas E. Ricks

Animal Farm by George Orwell

*This is part  twoof a giveaway I won from Berkley Publishing for their Banned Books Week Giveaway. I received a Penguin Classics 1984 notebook, pins, and tote bag. I also got some Banned Books socks which are cozy!

*I won a giveaway from Monica Monlatable Book Reviews! She is celebrating 500 followers on her Instagram! Her blog is awesome, so make sure to check it out. Here are the books I received.

Cane River by Lalita Tademy

Grace by Natashia Deon

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin

Part two of Monica’s giveaway package! I received coffee, Yorkshire Tea, and Choco Lebiniz! I can’t wait to try all of these goodies!

That concludes the August book haul! What books did you buy this past month? What books have you recently added to your TBR? Tell me in the comment section below.:)

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