Thrift Books Book Haul: February 20177:00 PM
After chatting with one of the other Navy wives at a sweet two year old's birthday, we got onto the topic of books. I had told her about my most recent book haul with Jet.com and how much I managed to save, and she shared her experience with me regarding ThriftBooks.
I had heard a lot about them, but I hadn't actually shopped with them before. Over course, I'd never turn down a chance to buy new books, so I thought I'd give them a shot! Here's what I ended up getting during my first shopping trip!
Love is a Hammer
This book is the real reason that I ended up looking into ThriftBooks. I had learned that my very own chiropractor had self-published his own book and I wanted to get a copy of it! I had checked my usual sites, but I couldn't find what I was looking for. Luckily though, Thriftbooks had it!
After finding Love is a Hammer, I figured I should keep looking, mostly to meet the free shipping minimum. It took a while to weed through the selection, but eventually I found Twisted Fate. I've recently had an interest in psychological thrillers, so I decided to give this one a try! I haven't read anything from Nora Olsen before, but I'm excited to get my hands on this one!
I've gotta admit, the title pulled me in along with the cover! Once I read the synopsis though, I knew I had to get myself a copy! Ketchup Clouds has everything that I'm looking for in a story and I'm beyond excited to finally read it! It's not something that I would have normally been on the look out for, but I guess that's the power of a books title/cover art!
Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Story
One of the prompts for this year's reading challenge, #ICBReadingChallenge2017, is to read a book with multiple authors. I'm not sure how I ended up coming across this one, but I figured Dear Bully would be one of the best choices to complete the challenge. Since I've been bullied myself, I was instantly drawn to it. Plus, it features some of my favorite authors!
After searching through more of the young adult novels, I came across Willow. The cover intrigued me and the synopsis did too! I love books that depict a character dealing with a mental or physical illness and I think this one fits the bill. I can't wait to see how Willow deals with the tragedy of her parents death and the life-changing relationship that is headed her way!
Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale
When I was a resident assistant, my supervisor and I often spoke about books. Every once in a while, we traded some of our favorites and she let me borrow this one! I absolutely loved it, but I never actually bought myself a copy; so when I saw it on ThriftBooks, I knew I had to get it!
Valiant: A Modern Faerie Tale
I remembered that Tithe had a sequel and I was quick to look for it! Luckily, they had a couple copies left and I was more than eager to snag one for myself. I hadn't actually read the second book before, so that made me want Valiant even more!
Ironside: A Modern Faery's Tale (Modern Faerie Tale)
Imagine my surprise when I realized that Tithe didn't only have a sequel, but there was a third book in the series too! So of course, I had to get myself Ironside as well! I was a little disappointed that the quality ranking wasn't as high as the other used books I was purchasing, but I didn't want to miss out on having the whole series. So, I picked up the best one they had available and added it to my cart! I can't tell you guys who excited I am to read the whole series together!
And crazy enough, I picked up all of these books for just $26.78! Ultimately, I ended up saving $84.11 with ThriftBooks!
Have you read any of these books before? What did you think of them? I'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments!
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