Sept’20 Book Haul

There’s definitely a direct correlation between getting a bi-monthly paycheck and my book buying.

I legit have to go buy new bookcases because I’m out of room. No amount of rearranging and finagling is going to make this months and last month’s haul fit on my shelves. I really need to back off buying physical copies of books – well, book buying in general.

  • My wallet hates me, and I should be saving money.
  • With work – if it’s not an audiobook, I barely have time to read physical/e-books.

I miss reading physical books. So much.

But without further ado – let’s jump into this massive haul.

48829708To Sleep in a Sea of Stars – Christopher Paolini

Hardcover + Audiobook / GR

Kira Navárez dreamed of life on new worlds.

Now she’s awakened a nightmare.

While Kira faces her own horrors, Earth and its colonies stand upon the brink of annihilation. Now, Kira might be humanity’s greatest and final hope . . .”

Divine Blood - Limited Edition (Guardians of the Maiden, #1)Divine Blood (Guardians of the Maiden #1) – Beck Michaels

Exclusive Signed/Numbered Hardcover + Exclusive White Paperback / GR

But reaching their destination is not as easy as they thought, nor are they the only ones who search for it. With danger at every turn and harrowing secrets between them, the quest will require much more than determination. They must fight for what they desire—or die trying.

40784219Greythorne (Bloodleaf #2) – Crystal Smith

Signed Hardcover + Hardcover / GR

With everyone turned against her and enemies closing in on all sides, Aurelia has nothing left to lose in a mad fight to protect the only people she has left—her family. But in her darkest moments when all seems grim, will Aurelia find a spark of hope from a love she thought long lost?  

43473596. sy475 As the Shadow Rises (The Age of Darkness #2) – Katy Rose Pool

Hardcover / GR

As Jude, Keeper of the Order of the Last Light, returns home in disgrace, his quest to aid the Prophet is complicated by his growing feelings for Anton. Meanwhile, the assassin known as the Pale Hand will stop at nothing to find her undead sister before she dies for good, even if it means letting the world burn. And in Nazirah, Hassan, the kingdom-less Prince, forms a risky pact to try to regain his throne. When the forces of light and darkness collide in the City of Mercy, old wounds are reopened, new alliances are tested, and the end of the world begins.

44012880Fable (Fable #1) – Adrienne Young

Signed Hardcover + FairyLoot Exclusive Cover / GR

But her father’s rivalries and the dangers of his trading enterprise have only multiplied since she last saw him, and Fable soon finds that West isn’t who he seems. Together, they will have to survive more than the treacherous storms that haunt the Narrows if they’re going to stay alive.

52778570. sy475 Crush (Crave #2) – Tracy Wolff

Hardcover / GR

And not only am I fighting for my life, but now everyone else’s is at stake―unless we can defeat an unspeakable evil. All I know is that saving the people I love is going to require sacrifice.

Maybe more than I’m able to give.

53671615. sy475 The Summer King Bundle (1001 Dark Nights) – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Paperback / GR

Bundle of The Prince, The King and The Queen – part of the Wicked Trilogy.  



54319549. sy475 Kingdom of Flesh and Fire (Blood and Ash #2) – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Paperback / GR

Everything Poppy has ever believed in is a lie, including the man she was falling in love with. Thrust among those who see her as a symbol of a monstrous kingdom, she barely knows who she is without the veil of the Maiden. But what she does know is that nothing is as dangerous to her as him. The Dark One. The Prince of Atlantia. He wants her to fight him, and that’s one order she’s more than happy to obey. He may have taken her, but he will never have her.

Crownchasers (Crownchasers, #1)Crownchasers (Crownchasers #1) – Rebecca Coffindaffer


Alyssa’s experience as an explorer makes her the favorite to win the crown she never wanted. And though she doesn’t want to be empress, her duty to her uncle compels her to participate in this one last epic adventure. But when the chase turns deadly, it’s clear that more than just the fate of the empire is at stake. Alyssa is on her most important quest yet—and only time will tell if she’ll survive it.

54477007. sy475 Stealing Embers (Fallen Legacies #1) – Julie Hall

Paperback / GR

My name is Emberly, and everything I’ve ever been told is a lie.

Monsters don’t exist. Wrong.
The nightmarish spectrum world is just my imagination. Wrong.
In a few months, I’ll finally be free. Wrong.

It takes being dragged to a secret training academy in the mountains to unravel the truth. My captors–an elite race of angel-born warriors called Nephilim.

45023611The Roommate – Rosie Danan

Paperback / GR

Once she learns how Josh has made a name for himself, Clara realizes living with him might make her the Wheaton’s most scandalous story yet. His professional prowess inspires her to take tackling the stigma against female desire into her own hands. They may not agree on much, but Josh and Clara both believe women deserve better sex. What they decide to do about it will change both of their lives, and if they’re lucky, they’ll help everyone else get lucky too.

48525260Iridescent Fury (Iridescent Fury #1) – Zachary James

Paperback / GR

On her hunt for knowledge that can help save her kingdom from the cursed king, she discovers magic, monsters, and secrets that tie her to a world she has never known. Ariadae learns the truth of her mother’s untimely fate, the lies hidden in the shadowed libraries of a ruthless Fae Queen, and the intentions behind each of her companion’s reasons for joining her on this quest for answers that becomes a fight for survival. 

53902073. sy475 The Song of the Marked (Shadows and Crowns #1) – S.M. Gaither

Paperback / GR

As the bodies pile up and strange monsters begin to wreak havoc throughout the realms, Cas and Elander will have to work together to protect their world whether they trust one another or not. Because one thing is clear: Something ancient and evil is stirring in the shadows of Kethra.

And the empire will not survive its full unleashing.

But how can they save a world where nothing and no one is what they seem to be— including Cas herself?

55220771. sy475 Sea of Starlight (The Riven Kingdoms #2) – Shari L. Tapscott

Paperback / GR

After meeting the mysterious woman of the forest, Rhys and Amalia are left questioning everything they know about the feuding kingdoms’ history, the two royal families that began the war, and their own turbulent relationship.

There is only one place to find answers—in Draegan, the cursed kingdom that lies across the Chasm. Rhys would like more than anything to keep Amalia away from the land of nightmares, sickness, and death, but the princess is determined to cross the rift.

53296873. sy475 Revenge of the Gods (The Titan’s Saga #3) – Leia Stone & Jaymin Eve

Paperback / GR

After losing Cronus, Maisey had to make a choice; lay broken on the floor and sink into depression, or charge into the underworld and get her man back.

Not one to sit around, she and Hyperion waltz into Thanatos‘s office and demand the god of Death give them safe passage through the seven levels of the underworld to retrieve her love.

The Raven and the Dove (The Raven and the Dove, #1)The Raven and the Dove (The Raven and the Dove #1) – Kaitlyn Davis

Paperback + Audiobook / GR

On the dawn of her courtship trials, Princess Lyana Aethionus knows she should be focused on winning her perfect mate, yet her thoughts wander to the open sky waiting at the edge of her floating kingdom. One final adventure calls. Upon fleeing the palace, the last thing she expects to find is a raven prince locked in a death match with a dragon.

52739036. sy475 The Hunter and the Mage (The Raven and the Dove #2) – Kaitlyn Davis

Paperback / GR

When Lyana wakes in the Sea of Mist, adventure is the first thing on her mind. But between her unruly new magic and an unyielding young king, the world below comes with more responsibility than she ever dreamed. An entire civilization exists within the fog, and its survival depends entirely on her.

53072666. sx318 sy475 When Wishes Bleed (When Wishes Bleed #1) – Casey L. Bond

eBook / GR

The upheaval in my life began the moment a prince stumbled into my house and asked me to read his fortune. Any other night, I might have made an excuse to get him to leave, but this was no normal visit. My fingers prickled to touch him. So, I granted his request by handing him a single wishbone. When he snapped it, the wish … bled.


53501471. sy475 Bridge of Legends: The Complete Series – Sarah K. L. Wilson

eBook Box Set / GR

Tamerlan and Marielle should be enemies.
She’s the city watch Scenter set on tracking him down and stopping him.
He’s the alchemist apprentice using illegal magic to save his sister’s life.
Twice, she nearly catches him.
Twice he evades her grasp.
As the tension between them intensifies, so does the looming danger to the city and everything they love.
Will their struggle wake the sleeping dragon and unleash destruction beyond their wildest imaginings?

Rebel's Blade (The Aermian Feuds Book 1) by [Frost Kay]Rebel’s Blade (The Aermian Feuds #1) – Frost Kay

eBook / GR

Fed up with the neglect and corruption of the crown, swordsmith Sage Blackwell steps forward to spy on the crown and lead the brewing rebellion. When her plans go south and one of Sage’s own betrays her, she finds herself facing the devils themselves, her sworn enemies, the princes of Aermia.

Wicked Wings (Seraphim Academy #1)Wicked Wings (Seraphim Academy #1) – Elizabeth Briggs

eBook / GR

They think I’m half angel and half human. They think I have no magic. They think because I grew up in the human world I’m clueless about what to expect at Seraphim Academy.

They’re wrong.

I’m not half human, I’m half demon — and this little succubus has come to play.

42968629. sy475 Hunter’s Truce (The Hunter #1) – Elle Beaumont

eBook / GR

When Niklaus von Brandt’s mother is murdered by a poacher it moves him to make a change in the kingdom of Abendrot. Once a kingdom founded by werewolves, it is now ruled by humans who have one goal: eradicate the werewolves. In order to protect what is left of his family, he must make an important decision, one that leads him to become an assassin, and the shadow the kingdom murmurs about.

53330025. sy475 Sanctum (The Blackwater Pack #1) – Hannah McBride

eBook / GR

As Skye and Remy’s lives collide, the shifter world starts to implode. Missing shifters, a dying population, and pack wars are causing their sanctuary to crumble around them. Skye thought she was finally safe … but maybe there’s no such thing.


43549048. sy475 Pathways (The Kingdom Chronicles #1) – Camille Peters

eBook / GR

One night when she becomes lost in a storm, the enchanted forest’s pathways lead her to the castle, home to the kingdom’s Dark Prince, where Eileen finds herself entangled in what many consider an opportunity but which Eileen believes to be a curse: competing for the Dark Prince’s hand through a series of tests that judge one’s royal worth. Eileen is neither royal nor interested in becoming a princess. But the mysterious stranger she met in the woods has his own reasons for helping her succeed, although the cost of his assistance may be too high: that of Eileen’s heart, the one thing she’s vowed never to give.

54779480. sy475 My Song’s Curse (Duet of the Gods #1) – Poppy Minnix

eBook / GR

Falling for her is the worst idea. And just when things move in the right direction, danger arises that no one expects, plunging the sirens into the deadly Olympian spotlight.

With Lula’s sisters missing, and a pile of broken laws surrounding them, will Alex and Lula change the Universe for the better or destroy it?

54443029. sy475 Caught (Sea Temptress #1) – Kimberley Cale


With each smoldering kiss, each heated touch, their desire blazes higher. Can they overcome misunderstandings and monstrous enemies seeking to tear them apart? Will a mermaid challenge her fate for the love of a pirate? Will the vengeful pirate give up his revenge and take on a god to save his mermaid?

55098686The Cup and the Prince (Kingdom of Curses and Shadows– Day Leitao


But winning is far from easy. The younger prince thinks she’s a fragile damsel who doesn’t belong in the competition. Determined to eliminate her at all costs, he’s stacking the challenges against her. Zora hates him, hates him, hates him, and will do anything to prove him wrong.

The older prince is helping her, but the cost is getting Zora entangled in dangerous flirting games. Flirting, the last thing she wanted.

And then there’s someone trying to kill her.

40550366Blood & Honey (Serpent & Dove #2) – Shelby Mahurin

Audiobook / GR

To elude the scores of witches and throngs of chasseurs at their heels, Lou and Reid need allies. Strong ones. But protection comes at a price, and the group is forced to embark on separate quests to build their forces. As Lou and Reid try to close the widening rift between them, the dastardly Morgane baits them in a lethal game of cat and mouse that threatens to destroy something worth more than any coven.

32913054. sy475 Opposition (Lux #5) – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Audiobook / GR

They must team with an unlikely enemy if there is any chance of surviving the invasion. But when it quickly becomes impossible to tell friend from foe, and the world is crumbling around them, they may lose everything— even what they cherish most—to ensure the survival of their friends…and mankind.

War has come to Earth. And no matter the outcome, the future will never be the same for those left standing.

36127459. sy475 Bright Burns the Night (Dark Breaks the Dawn #2) – Sara B. Larson

Audiobook / GR

Ten years ago, King Lorcan of the Dark Kingdom Dorjhalon defeated Queen Evelayn and cut her conduit stone from her. Since then, he has kept her trapped in her swan form. With the loss of balance between Dark and Light, winter has descended and the Draíolon of Éadrolan lose more power every day. But once a year, Lorcan transforms her back to her Draíolon form and offers a truce. And every year Evelayn refuses — for he requires her to Bind herself to him for life.

48842191. sy475 Cress (The Lunar Chronicles #3) – Marissa Meyer

Audiobook / GR

When a daring rescue goes awry, the group is splintered. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a higher price than she’d ever expected. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing prevent her marriage to Emperor Kai, especially the cyborg mechanic. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only hope the world has.

53246057. sy475 Shadow Fall (Shadow Fall #1) – Audrey Grey

Audiobook / GR

My name is Maia Graystone: prisoner, rebel, and reluctant savior of a dying world.

In exactly 552 hours, an asteroid will end life as we know it. Not that I’m counting or anything. Trapped inside a hellish prison with thieves and murderers, I have more current worries.

52831200. sy475 From Blood and Ash (Blood and Ash #1) – Jennifer L. Armentrout

Audiobook / GR

Chosen from birth to usher in a new era, Poppy’s life has never been her own. The life of the Maiden is solitary. Never to be touched. Never to be looked upon. Never to be spoken to. Never to experience pleasure. Waiting for the day of her Ascension, she would rather be with the guards, fighting back the evil that took her family, than preparing to be found worthy by the gods. But the choice has never been hers.

17926775Stolen Songbird (The Malediction Trilogy #1) – Danielle L. Jensen

Audiobook / GR

For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the ruins of Forsaken Mountain—time enough for their magic to fade from human memory and into myth. But a prophecy has spoken of a union that will set the trolls free, and when Cécile is stolen away to fulfill it, she enters a world that is both magical and deadly.

21851568Hidden Huntress (The Malediction Trilogy #2) – Danielle L. Jensen

Audiobook / GR

Beneath the mountain, the king’s reign of tyranny is absolute; the one troll with the capacity to challenge him is imprisoned for treason. Cécile has escaped the darkness of Trollus, but she learns all too quickly that she is not beyond the reach of the king’s power. Or his manipulation.

21851572Warrior Witch (The Malediction Trilogy #3) – Danielle L. Jensen

Audiobook / GR

As they scramble for a way to protect the people of the Isle and liberate the trolls from their tyrant king, Cécile and Tristan must battle those who’d see them dead. To win, they will risk everything. And everyone.

32912370. sy475 The Broken Ones (The Malediction Trilogy #0.6) – Danielle L. Jensen

Audiobook / GR

Marc and Pénélope must navigate the complex politics of Trollus, where powers on all sides are intent on using them as pawns, forcing them to risk everything for a chance at a life together.

Except being together may turn out to be the greatest risk of all.

10 thoughts on “Sept’20 Book Haul

      1. She really is. I don’t even have time to read all these books! Work is insane right now and if it’s not audio or ARCs – physical books aren’t even getting read.
        I’m a mess.

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    1. Thanks!
      I don’t even want to know how much I’ve spent in the last two months. Thank goodness for overtime pay at work, because otherwise I’d be seriously hurting LOL
      I need to go on a book buying ban, at least until I get new bookshelves…more bookshelves. 🙈

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