BOOK HAUL | AUGUST/SEPTEMBER

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This is my first ever book haul post! Personally, I love book hauls. I love seeing the sorts of books people have bought – maybe there are books I haven’t heard of before. New books or old books, I love hauls. Anyway, I haven’t been very active lately because at the start of August I went to Europe to travel, and only just got back. Over the course of these two months, I have collected many books (fourteen, so not that many) that I wish to share. Five of these books are second hand, that I got from Chapters in Dublin. I have absolutely nothing against second hand books, I don’t understand why more people don’t buy them! There’s nothing wrong with them, and they’re cheaper. Yes, new books are “more beautiful”, but older/used books look more loved.

Anyway, here’s what I bought:

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BOOK REVIEW | RED QUEEN

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Title: Red Queen

Author: Victoria Aveyard

Series Number: 1

Publication Date: February 10, 2015

Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopia

Where I received the book: I was given this book from Teo.

Star rating: ★★★★★

A summary:

This is a world divided by blood – red or silver.

The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the poverty-stricken Stilts, it seems like nothing will ever change.

That is, until she finds herself working in the Silver Palace. Here, surrounded by the people she hates the most, Mare discovers that, despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy the balance of power.17878931

Fearful of Mare’s potential, the Silvers hide her in plain view, declaring her a long-lost Silver princess, now engaged to a Silver prince. Despite knowing that one misstep would mean her death, Mare works silently to help the Red Guard, a militant resistance group, and bring down the Silver regime.

But this is a world of betrayal and lies, and Mare has entered a dangerous dance – Reds against Silvers, prince against prince, and Mare against her own heart…

AMAZON | BOOK DEPOSITORY

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TV REVIEW | SLEEPY HOLLOW SEASON 1&2

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Title: Sleepy Hollow.

Creators: Phillip Iscove, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Len Wiseman.

Series Number: 1 & 2.

Release Date: 2013 –

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy.

Where I received the show: I watched this through Netflix.

Star rating: ★★★★★

A summary: Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

IMDB | AMAZON

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