August Book Haul

How has August came to an end already?! o_O This month went by way too fast… WOW! So, once again, welcome back to my August Book Haul.


This month I bought very few books. I was amazed at myself really! But I ended up hauling a lot of them, mostly e-books, given that this was my first month in NetGalley and Edelweiss… So, without further ado, I present the physical books I got this month.


Funny haul, ah? I bought 3 traveling books for my upcoming trip to Seoul and Japan in October. The first two are for my mom’s collection – we always buy these and in truth, we just open them on the plane… Then I got A Geek in Japan, because I so fell in love with the concept of this book, and I’m a geek and I’ll be in Japan!

Then I got the amazing The Wrath and The Dawn by Renée Ahdieh and after reading Shatter Me, I couldn’t resist and bought the novellas, Unite Me by Tahereh Mafi, and I already read Destroy Me.

I also got the amazing audiobook of You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) by Felicia Day.

Now the longer part… eBooks! I got my kindle on the first week of August, but I bought a few books even before I got it. The firsts (and so far only) books that I bought for my Kindle were: The Outlander Series 7-Book Bundle – Outlander, Dragonfly in Amber, Voyager, Drums of Autumn, The Fiery Cross, A Breath of Snow and Ashes and An Echo in the Bone. I want to get to this series eventually, but honestly I bought it because the price was too good to pass up… a little over 2$ for 7 HUGE books! It was a true steal, and I’m super happy about this buy.

Then I accumulated a few books from NetGalley, Blogging for Books and Edelweiss:


And that’s it for my August Book Haul! I’ll be doing my wrap-up tomorrow (probably) and my September TBR on Tuesday 😉 .

Tabatha (Neil Gibson)

Luke works as a mailman in Los Angeles and moonlights as a thief – the empty houses on his postal route are rich, easy pickings for him and his friends. Everything goes to plan until one house turns out to not quite be so empty. The situation spirals out of control, leaving the happy go lucky thieves battling for their lives. And all because of Tabatha

Pub Date: Nov 3, 2015

Publisher: TPub

***I received an eArc from the publisher through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.***

I went into this graphic novel not really knowing what to expect, but somehow it was not at all like I would assume the story would go.

I loved the artwork, the illustrations are amazing, and the color!!!! I also liked that the story was dark, way dark, with blood spraying and hands severed kind of dark. However, given the blurb, I did expect it to be more about Luke and Tabatha, and even if all the events of the book happen BECAUSE of Tabatha, she does actually very little. And Luke has as much protagonism as the rest of the cast.

I did not like the prejudice and stereotypes on this graphic novel. Shunning a guy, calling him nerd as an insult and belittling him for it is (in my opinion) insulting, and I did not care for that.

Incredible, even not having enjoyed it immensely, I would like to know what comes next for Tabatha and Fin, that would be fun!

All and all, not bad…

Rating: 2.3 Stars