My shelves hate me | October Book Haul

Hello, bookworms. Time for my monthly book haul. I wasn’t planning on this many books coming into my life and onto my shelves this month, but things happen (all the fall library sales) and you deal with it (I have no self-control when the books are $1).

So, without further ado, let’s jump into the books!

Little Free Library Finds

Migraine by Oliver Sacks

The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Library Book Sale Finds

Dear Ijeawele, or A Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (already read)

The Devil Finds Work by James Baldwin

Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer (already read)

An Anthropologist on Mars by Oliver Sacks

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Persuasion by Jane Austen

A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess

It Can’t Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

Autumn by Ali Smith

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera

Swamplandia! by Karen Russell

The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Senlin Ascends by Josiah Bancroft

Redshirts by John Scalzi

Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan

Dragonflight by Anne McCaffrey

The Shelters of Stone by Jean M. Auel

Planetfall by Emma Newman

The Magicians by Lev Grossman (already read)

The Magician King by Lev Grossman (already read)

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A, Corey

Used Book Store Finds (from Carpe Librum)


An Unkindness of Magicians by Kat Howard

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Book of the Month Pick

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (already read and reviewed)

Full-priced Purchases (from Solid State Books)


Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister

Vox by Christina Dalcher (read in August)

And that’s a wrap. That’s a lot of books, so please tell me: Which books should I pick up soon and which books are not worth the trouble? Praise and trash my TBR!

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