Library Reads: I’m a Library Lover, so these posts are where I document the books I’ve borrowed from libraries. I’ll tell you a little bit about what I expect from the book, or the author’s writings. Whether what I say is a sentence long, or a few sentence’s. From doing these posts, I hope to spread a little of my love for libraries, while also informing you of books that you may or may not have known of!
Hello lovelies! Today’s post, as you can see, is a post about the books I’ve gotten recently from a few libraries that I visit semi-regularly. I’m so happy! There were two books that I had requested a few months back, and now I finally have them! Onto the books!
When We Collided by Emery Lord
I’ve enjoyed Emery Lord’s work in the past, so I’m going to give When We Collided a go. I’m excited to read the story, but I’m also trying to stay away from all the hype and what everyone is saying about the book in general. I’d love to form my own opinion about the book itself.
It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
I’ve loved Hoover’s work in the past, and as I’ve gotten to know her writing, I’ve always found that to be able to live in her books to the fullest, you just can’t read the synopsis’ of her books. You obviously could, if you wanted to. I actually tend to read the synopsis’ after I’ve written down what I’ve thought about the book.
Winterkill by Kate A. Boorman
I’m excited to read this book because of the YA/Dystopian/Fantasy/Romance/Mystery elements in the story. What I’m not excited about, is that there’s a feeling accompanying this book when I read a part of the synopsis: ‘When one of the settlement leaders asks for her hand[..]‘ ….. why is a settlement leader (assuming that this leader is 30+ years old) asking for a TEENAGER’S HAND IN MARRIAGE??? That bit literally makes no sense and is incredibly revolting. The rest of the synopsis is incredibly intriguing, and my curiousity has gotten the better of me, so I borrowed this book in hopes that the main character does not marry the settlement leader.
Deviants by Maureen McGowen
I’m actually really surprised that I found this book. Maybe I had found it before in the library, and otherwise forgot about it. What I do know is, that I saw this book on Goodreads like, a week ago, added it to my TBR, and then BAM! it was on the shelf at the library. How cool is that! — Needless to say, I’m pretty excited about this book! The thing aobut this book is, the more different you are, the more likely you’ll be needlessly killed. It’s like in their futuristic-dystopian world, being an emotional robot is safer than voicing any thoughts and feelings you may have. Which is incredibly scary.
Don’t Turn Around by Michelle Gagnon
What I like about this book is that the main character is a computer hacker. Which is awesome, because she can most likely kick ass – or am I being too presumptuous? The synopsis on the back tells us about the main character. Noa, who is a sixteen-year-old girl who has been presumably, kidnapped, and needs help figuring out why. Then the synopsis introduces “Peter Gregory, who is a rich kid, and the leader of a hacker alliance. Peter needs people with Noa’s talents on his team. But what they both don’t realize is that Noa holds the key to a terrible secret, and there are those who’d stop at nothing to silence her for good.” — Exciting, no?
My Sister Lives on the Mantel Piece by Annabel Pitcher
The synopsis for this book is pretty heartbreaking. I expect that there will be some tears, a lot of anger, and finally learning how to let go, or at least, standing up for themselves in this book. Even though this book is more of a Middle Grade read, I’m still intrigued as to what happens.
Through to You by Lauren Barnholdt
A Contemporary Romance, where, the attraction is sudden, almost random, and sweet in ways that I can’t even imagine. Just from reading the synopsis for Through to You, I can already tell that through all of this lovey-dovey stuff, there’s going to be a huge heart break.
The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord
So I don’t know much about this book, nor do I want to know much about this book. I know that I enjoy Emery Lord’s writing..I just want to keep this book on the down-low for me. I find that her writing is better when I haven’t yet read the synopsis for her books. — The cover is really pretty for this book though. There’s a cartoon girl diving into some Chevron/zig-sag water, and one of the V’s is a heart. Which is super cute.
Alive by Scott Sigler
I’m excited to read Alive, and I’ve heard that it’s best read without any spoilers. (I actually have this book in e-book format, thanks to Random House Publishing Group. I just want to be able to hold the physical book in my hands while reading the story.) Nevertheless!! I’m actually really looking forward to whatever Alive brings me!
Flawed by Cecelia Ahern
I’ve been looking forward to this book for months!! I first heard of this book over in Netgalley, but was ultimately denied, so I’ve been waiting to have this book in my hands through the library!! I’m just, so intrigued by this YA Sci-Fi Dystopian. I read a preview of Flawed while it was on Netgalley, and holy smoookkkes it was SO GOOD!
Compulsion by Martine Boone
My problem (already, I know) with this book is that the second book cover is just so pretty and I’m always forgetting what books belong to their appropriate series; if they belong to any. The second book is called Persuasion, and yes, I completely forgot (again) that Persuasion is indeed the second book to Compulsion (so I have Persuasion as well). I’m kind of excited to start reading these books to be honest. It’s been a while since I’ve read a Paranormal Gothic Fantasy!! There’s also a touch of Romance, which is alright. I don’t mind.
That’s all that I’ve got for my most recent Library Haul! Thank you so much for reading! Have you gotten any books out of the library recently? If so, what were they?