My June – November Collective Book Haul Part 2

And I’m back with the second part of my book haul. This part includes the hardbound books that I got in the last six months.


These books again are books that I bought, gifted or given to me and I’ve won from giveaways. To view the first part, kindly click here.

I am dividing this book haul into two parts. The first being the YA part and the second, the contemporary and modern literary classics. My advance apologies if I’ll be wrong in classifying some of the books because like what I said in my first book haul, I’m bad at it. 🙂



Winger by Andrew Smith
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) by Rick Yancey
The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave #1) by Rick Yancey
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer


Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking #3) by Patrick Ness
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs : The Graphic Novel (Read my review of this book here.)
The Almost Moon by Alice Seabold
The Lovely Bones by Alice Seabold
Holes by Louis Sachar
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell



Richard Bachman: The Bachman Books (which includes Rage, The Long Walk, Roadwork and The Running Man) by Stephen King
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri


The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kessey
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Fury by Salman Rushdie
A Heartbreaking Work of a Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
Snow in August by Pete Hamill


A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami (Read my review of this book here.)
Loot and other stories by Nadine Gordimer
Wind / Pinball by Haruki Murakami
The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Ahmid
Sula by Tony Morrison
Oracle Night by Paul Auster
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha by Roddy Doyle


For One More Day by Mitch Albom
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Knowing myself, who really can’t control his book buying addiction, I am sure that I am still going to buy books after this big book haul. Whenever I say to myself that I should no longer be buying books, I always end up still buying more books. So I will not promise anything, I just hope I’ll have self-control next time.

The end of my TBR tunnel is still far and with this book haul, it got doubled. But I have no regrets because I love buying books and I love reading them. It is already a part of my system. Some people may not understand but it has become my way of de-stressing and I just feel this certain joy and calmness when I am being surrounded by books. 🙂

Tell me what books have you read from the above books and what you think should I read next. 🙂 What books have you got recently? 🙂

10 thoughts on “My June – November Collective Book Haul Part 2

      1. Thanks for the heads up. I always browse at Book Sale because of their 10 peso books. haha. I’ll try to check them out sometime 🙂


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