Hope everyone has enjoyed the first few days of autumn!
Today I’m going to show you the books I bought and were gifted during the month of September. This might well be my biggest book haul I’ve ever done HOWEVER I would just like to say that it was my birthday in September, I like to save my money for books every month, and I attend the ERIC Storytelling Festival in Somerset House where they were giving away goody bags with free (!) books in. So I was very lucky this month and received some absolute gems, some old-time favourites and some new books that I can’t wait to delve into!
Books from ERIC Storytelling Fest
I was very lucky to receive some books from attending the ERIC Storytelling Festival in London on 31st August. I was definitely in my element with all the free books, snacks and fun activities they were providing.
I received IT by Stephen King, Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, Butterfly by Yusra Mardini, Beloved by Toni Morrison, and Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett.
Have you read any of these? Which books should I read first?
From my wonderful boyfriend (who knows me so well) I received the Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings Trilogy, No Name by Wilkie Collins (featuring in my Victober TBR post!) and One-Dimensional Woman by Nina Power. Lord of the Rings, classic Victorian literature and feminist books; what could be better?
Books I Bought Myself
Admittedly, I did go a bit overboard this month with my book buying BUT I couldn’t help myself, ok? I wanted to order some autumnal reads and some books that would fit in well with my Victober TBR I was planning. The Five by Hallie Rubenhold, The Penguin Book of Witches, Night Walks by Charles Dickens, Rebecca and The House on the Strand (both by Daphne du Maurier) and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson are all books that I can’t wait to read on a cold, windy evening in October/November. And of course, I had to pick up The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. I’m not quite sure exactly how I have managed to put off reading it for so long (I’ve had it near 2 weeks now), but I desperately want to re-read The Handmaid’s Tale before I think about opening it.
What books have you bought this September? Have you read any of the books I purchased this month?
Thanks for reading!
Love, Zoë xx