Hello, and happy book buying season! If you haven’t been following my last few posts, I completed my book buying ban! From April 1st – June 15th, I bought zero books! Since then, I’ve acquired three: I allow myself five books per month (not including manga if I read it the day of purchase) so this month I cut that number in half (ish) because otherwise what was the point of banning myself half a month?
Anyways, the books!
I’m very excited for all three of these, but one of them might take me a while to get to. That’s ok though – whenever the apocalypse happens, I’ll have plenty to read to pass the time.
Fall, or Dodge in Hell by Neal Stephenson – This is the one that might take me a bit. It follows characters that star in another Stephenson book, Reamde, and I haven’t read that one yet (I don’t even own it yet). I got this book (it’s signed!) at a Neal Stephenson even that I attended earlier last week! If you’d like to see the details of that, check out the post I wrote about it.
Recursion by Blake Crouch – This is Crouch’s newest release and it’s been on my radar since I finished Dark Matter, also by him. I ended up really enjoying Dark Matter and wrote a mini blabber on it. I’ve heard this one get really good reviews, so I’m pretty pumped for it!
Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett – This baby I’ve wanted since it came out, but just never got around to picking it up. But when I saw it in paperback the day my ban was over, it was like a sign from God, telling me ‘get it get it get it get it read it read it’. How could I say no?
And that’s it! I didn’t get any manga this month (though I looked) and next month I kiiinda expect to go over my five book limit. In theory, the Half Price Books clearance sale is happening and if I’m around for it, I’m going to go to it. We’ll see. 😛 Happy reading!