Book Mail: August 31, 2020

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Hello and happy Monday!

Today I’m sharing my book mail haul from the past week. If you follow me over on Instagram you know that I save my book mail throughout the week and then open it all on Sunday on my stories. Since stories disappear and I just love talking about books, I thought I’d share it here too!

Here’s my stack!

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First up is a final copy of Traitor by Amanda McCrina from FierceReads! This book holds a special little place in my heart as I’ve had the opportunity to attend a few different virtual events with Amanda McCrina talking all about writing this book. I’m in the middle of reading it right now and so far, it’s great!

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Next up is an ARC of Gatekeeper by Alison Levy from Books Forward. This sounds like a super interesting first book in a new fantasy series with a female-lead and paranormal creatures!

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My friends over at Penguin Random House sent me a copy of The Travelers by Regina Porter. This sounds like such a wonderful historical fiction with a wide cast of characters and I can’t wait to read it!

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Next, I got an ARC of The Times I Knew I Was Gay by Eleanor Crewes from Scribner Books! I don’t even know how to tell you how excited I am about this book! If it weren’t for my many other obligations I’d be picking this up immediately, but it’s going on the list and it will be read soon!

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This collection of short stories, The Fear of Everything by John McNally was sent to me from Kaye Publicity. I love a good short story collection. Sometimes this is just what I need to pull me out of a reading slump!

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Next is a final copy of Anxious People by Fredrik Backman that I received from Atria Books! This book sounds so good! It’s a mix of comedy and mystery, which is just perfect for me.

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And it came with some fun extras, which I always just love!

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This beautiful picture book, Amadou’s Zoo by Rebecca Walsh from Page Street Kids will be part of a future Storygram Kid’s Tour over on Instagram, so keep an eye out for that!

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Finally, I got my August Tuma’s Book of the Month Box!

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This is my third month getting this box and I think it’s a wonderful alternative to Book of the Month Club. I used to be a subscriber, but after some events surrounding the BLM movement I decided to part ways and was so happy to find a small business to support instead.

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There are always a wonderful, diverse selection of books to choose from and Tuma sends awesome little extras as well. This month I chose Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat which I’ve heard great things about! Tuma just announced the September picks, so definitely go check it out!

And here’s a shot of all the beauties I received this week! Big huge thank you to everyone who sent me books. I’m thrilled to read each and every one.

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Let me know if you’ll be adding any of these books to your TBR!


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