So as everyone knows, Borders is going under, so I stopped by yesterday and picked up two books. I received one book to read from Harper Perennial so I can participate in a book discussion with the author over the course of August on Goodreads. I picked up six today at the used book store! So I think overall, good haul this week.
RECEIVED FROM HARPER PERENNIAL:
Skinny by Diana Spechler: A woman dealing with the loss of her obese father (and some body issues) becomes a camp counselor at a weight loss camp. I needed some chick lit in my life and I'm reading this now. Thanks Harper Perennial! I'm reading this for an author discussion hosted by The Next Best Book Blog next month on Goodreads. Kudos to this book for a Carolina Hurricanes shout out.
BOUGHT AT BORDERS:
Going Bovine by Libba Bray: I've been wanting to read this for awhile since it's about mad cow. I wanted to be a virologist for a few months in high school so this is up my alley.
White Cat by Holly Black: I've been putting this off for some reason, but I bought it and will read it soon. After I read Bossypants and Bad Taste in Boys I think.
BOUGHT AT USED BOOK STORE:
Tithe by Holly Black
Party Monster by James St. James
Clair Voyant by Saralee Rosenberg
You Dropped a Blonde on Me by Dakota Cassidy
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
Evermore by Alyson Noel
Nanny Returns by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus
I'm a bit wary about the last three (one of my friends is on a crusade against Evermore, for instance), but I picked them up since it was buy 2 get one free today!
(And I got Pathfinder with Karl Urban since it's probably the only Karl Urban movie besides Priest I haven't seen, and I'm seeing that this week FINALLY.)
So what did everyone else get? I'm excited to know!
PS! Once I get to 100 followers I plan on doing a mini giveaway (I'm poor, have no job, and owe the US government $90K, so nothing extravagant). The prize will be a signed book, some swag left over from NYCC, and a handmade beaded bookmark. So tell your friends, tell your neighbors, once I get to 100 followers, the entry form will go up!