Anna's Life · Challenges

Book Photo Challenge & Book Haul

Not that my pictures are any good, but I decided to work my way through Books & Cupcakes photo challenge. I started off with a day or two from the February challenge, but now I’m sticking with the March one.

Day 1 – reading this month

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I’ve read this book, years before, as a child. I read it again for my medievalisms paper and I fell in love with it again. (I’ll be posting about this book very soon.)

Day 2 – a book I couldn’t put down

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I can never put a Rick Riordan book down. Ever.

Day 3 – last reads / recommendations

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I’m not a sport person but I loved this series. I started it for the relationship I heard about on Tumblr, but I stayed for the main character (Neil Josten), in who I saw a lot of myself in. Love this YA series so much. And the first book is free!

Day 4 – reading place

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I usually read on the train, but at home, it’s either at my computer desk or on my bed.

Day 5 – someone reading (my sister)

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The Land of Far Beyond by Enid Blyton. We’ve started reading this book together (for the third time or something).

 

I snagged some choice quotes from the books I’ve been reading this month.

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from The Help
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from A Perfect Gentle Knight

“This king’s ruled long enough—it’s time to tear his castle down (The Raven Court by Nora Sakavic)

“How else could I orient myself in this sea of gray?” (The Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins)

 

One last thing – I went to Value Village with my mom and managed to whittle down all the books I was holding to just two: a better copy of The Lord of the Rings and Mansfield Park, which I have been looking for a good copy of for a long time because it’s my favourite Austen book.

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I just wish I was a millionaire so I could buy more books.

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When going to Value Village makes you cry because you can’t buy all the books.