Christmas Book Haul

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I got a big gift card from my boss for Christmas.  I decided to buy books with it.

I suck at buying books.  I’m too cheap.  This is what I wrote while I was trying it.


But I did manage to buy a few things.  Here are the new titles waiting for me on my iPad.

Hellcat's Bounty (Rosewood Space Western, #1)Hellcat’s Bounty by Renae Jones

“Lesbian romance meets adventure in the first Rosewood Space Western.”

I don’t like westerns but I did love another book by this author so I’ll give it a try.


By Light AloneBy Light Alone by Adam Roberts

“In a world where we have been genetically engineered so that we can photosynthesise sunlight with our hair hunger is a thing of the past, food an indulgence. The poor grow their hair, the rich affect baldness and flaunt their wealth by still eating. But other hungers remain…”


Between Two Thorns (The Split Worlds, #1)Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman

“Something is wrong in Aquae Sulis, Bath’s secret mirror city.”

All I needed to see was that first line of the synopsis.


The Ways of Walls and WordsThe Ways of Walls and Words by Sabrina Vourvoulias

“Anica and Bienvenida pass prayers and small comforts through the gaps in the prison walls. Incarcerated by the Inquisition for the faith she won’t surrender, Anica longs for solace for her family and freedom for herself. And Bienvenida, heir to her mother’s Nahua magic, now practiced out of sight of the Spanish religious authorities, will trade a great deal for the fragile chance at friendship and snippets of poetry.”

This author’s INK is one of my all time favorite books.

Heroine Complex (Heroine Complex, #1)Heroine Complex by Sarah Kuhn

“Evie Tanaka is the put-upon personal assistant to Aveda Jupiter, her childhood best friend and San Francisco’s most beloved superheroine. She’s great at her job—blending into the background, handling her boss’s epic diva tantrums, and getting demon blood out of leather pants.

Unfortunately, she’s not nearly as together when it comes to running her own life, standing up for herself, or raising her tempestuous teenage sister, Bea.”

Hamilton's Battalion: A Trio of RomancesHamilton’s Battalion: A Trio of Romances by Courtney Milan
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I read this one already. Very good. Stay tuned for review.



Binti (Binti, #1)Binti by Nnedi Okorafor

I’ve held out on this series for years waiting for it all to come out. The last book comes out this month and I have it preordered along with buying the others.



Home (Binti, #2)Home by Nnedi Okorafor




The Night Masquerade (Binti, #3)The Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor







Sunshine at the Comfort Food Café (Comfort Food Cafe #4)Sunshine at the Comfort Food Café by Debbie Johnson

I also preordered this one because I loved the first book and have the others.




I didn’t even come close to using up my gift card and I have a whole library list.