Stacking the Shelves #81

Stacking the Shelves #81

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga where we share books we’ve bought this week. Find out more and join in here!

I haven’t bought any books yet again this week as I’m still only halfway through my book-buying ban! In case I haven’t explained yet, me and Courtney are on a joint ban where we have to read 20 books before we buy any more. We’ve been tackling this since early December and so far it’s going well.

So again, I haven’t bought any books! But I have borrowed a few from my lovely friend Chloe, to complete my Shadowhunters read. Thanks Chloe!

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Simon Lewis has been a human and a vampire, and now he is becoming a Shadowhunter. But the events of City of Heavenly Fireleft him stripped of his memories, and Simon isn’t sure who he is anymore. He knows he was friends with Clary, and that he convinced the total goddess Isabelle Lightwood to go out with him…but he doesn’t know how. And when Clary and Isabelle look at him, expecting him to be a man he doesn’t remember…Simon can’t take it. So when the Shadowhunter Academy reopens, Simon throws himself into this new world of demon-hunting, determined to find himself again. His new self. Whomever this new Simon might be. But the Academy is a Shadowhunter institution, which means it has some problems. Like the fact that non-Shadowhunter students have to live in the basement. And that differences—like being a former vampire—are greatly looked down upon. At least Simon is trained in weaponry—even if it’s only from hours of playing D&D.

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Fans of The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices can get to know warlock Magnus Bane like never before in this collection of New York Times bestselling tales, in print for the first time with an exclusive new story and illustrated material. This collection of eleven short stories illuminates the life of the enigmatic Magnus Bane, whose alluring personality, flamboyant style, and sharp wit populate the pages of the #1 New York Times bestselling series, The Mortal Instruments and The Infernal Devices.

Did you buy any books this week?

-Beth

May your shelves forever overflow with books! ☽

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Stacking the Shelves #79

Stacking the Shelves #79

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga where we share books we’ve bought this week. Find out more and join in here!

It’s been another week of not buying books! Honestly, I’m so proud of myself and this ban is helping me realise I probably don’t need to buy books as much as I do. It’s also helping me to wear down my physical TBR, which is now at 62!

The books I’m posting about today are from my last haul before the ban, which was back in early December now. I took my lovely friend Courtney to my favourite second-hand bookshop to show her around, and I ended up buying so many books! This 4 was the bulk of my purchase, as I already had the first 2 and the shop had the last 4. It was obviously fate, right? They were also in like-new condition and cheap!

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Have you bought any new books recently?

-Beth

May your shelves forever overflow with books! ☽

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Stacking the Shelves #76

Stacking the Shelves #76

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga where we share books we’ve bought this week. Find out more and join in here!

Hi everyone! As I posted about on Christmas day, I actually was lucky enough to receive a few gorgeous books for Christmas. However, I didn’t tell you the full story because I also bought myself some books for Christmas! You’ve just got to treat yourshelf sometimes, you know?

My boyfriend and I are both Harry Potter fans, and I decided to buy some books to wrap-up for us both.

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Expecto Patronum! Discover the powerful Patronus Charm that Harry Potter and other wizards and witches use to produce a magical guardian. In a dark room, shine a light through the window on each page of this unique book to project incredible scenes on the wall or ceiling. Read along and experience magical moments from the Harry potter films like never before.

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Every year, students clamber aboard the Hogwarts Express at Platform 93/4 and make their way back to Hogwarts for the start of another magical school year. This magical scrapbook takes young readers behind the scenes of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, covering everything from how students arrive at the school and are sorted into their houses to the many magical subjects they study while there.
Detailed profiles of each class feature information about the professors, classrooms, and key lessons seen in the films, each with concept illustrations, behind-the-scenes photographs, and fascinating reflections from the actors and filmmakers, to give readers a fascinating peek at Hogwarts academic life.

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For the first time, J.K. Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter books will be presented in lavishly illustrated full-color editions. Kate Greenaway-award-winning artist Jim Kay has created over 100 stunning illustrations, making this deluxe format a perfect gift as much for a child being introduced to the series, as for the dedicated fan.

Did you buy any books this week?

-Beth

May your shelves forever overflow with books! ☽

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Stacking the Shelves #64

Stacking the Shelves #64

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga where we share books we’ve bought this week. Find out more and join in here!

Hi readers! I keep buying books…but at least these are second hand. I really try to buy books on deals or second hand whenever I can – as long as they’re in good condition I really don’t mind having used books on my shelves!

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You might think it’s weird that I randomly bought the middle book of this series, but I had the first book and the last book in hardback, and the second in paperback. It’s been this way for a couple of years now, until I finally decided to bite the bullet and buy a second hand hardback copy to complete my set.

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I’ve been slowly collecting these copies of A Song of Ice and Fire, and I found this one recently when my boyfriend and I visited our local second hand bookshop. Now I’ve got 3 out of the collection all second hand!

Did you buy any books this week?

-Beth

May your shelves forever overflow with books! ☽

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