It’s almost the end of February and I am wondering if I slept through it all! Is is really almost March? Since February is a short month, I have a small book haul 🙂 I still have a few books from my January Haul left to read (Everless and A Court of Thorns and Roses), but I did read the three others from the Haul, so it was a somewhat successful month! In January I read 10 books, which was record for me! I have read 5 this month, which I am a bit disappointed in…I just haven’t made the time to read this month, which is why I’m looking forward to March 🙂 New month, new books 🙂
That Inevitable Victorian Thing by E. K. Johnston
First, I just want to admired the spectacular cover! I am going to be honest with all of you: I bought this book because of the cover! It is absolutely stunning ❤️ The gold sparkles in the light; there are tiny details of genetic code. SO pretty! The premise of the victorian era sticking around into the 21st century was also an original idea, so I thought I would give it a try. I’m not hearing the best reviews from the blogging world, but if it doesn’t wow me, at least the cover will look pretty on the shelf 😉
(Goodreads) Set in a near-future world where the British Empire was preserved, not by the cost of blood and theft but by effort of repatriation and promises kept, That Inevitable
Victorian Thing is a novel of love, duty, and the small moments that can change people and the world.
Victoria-Margaret is the crown princess of the empire, a direct descendant of Victoria I, the queen who changed the course of history two centuries earlier. The imperial practice of genetically arranged matchmaking will soon guide Margaret into a politically advantageous marriage like her mother before her, but before she does her duty, she’ll have one summer incognito in a far corner of empire. In Toronto, she meets Helena Marcus, daughter of one of the empire’s greatest placement geneticists, and August Callaghan, the heir apparent to a powerful shipping firm currently besieged by American pirates. In a summer of high-society debutante balls, politically charged tea parties, and romantic country dances, Margaret, Helena, and August discover they share an unusual bond and maybe a one in a million chance to have what they want and to change the world in the process —just like the first Queen Victoria.
P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
This is the second book in the wonderful series by Jenny Han and I couldn’t wait to continue on with the series, which follows 16 year old Lara Jean and her adventures in life and love! I finished reading this yesterday and it was soo good❤️ I won’t spoil it because I will be doing a review on the whole book series once I read, Always and Forever, Lara Jean. The paperback will be published in April and I can’t wait! I have a strong dislike for hardcovers, so I’ll have to pine for the ending until the paperback comes out…Though, it’s also because I don’t want to ruin the aesthetic on my bookshelf 😉 The first Book, To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, was in my January Haul and it is because of all your wonderful comments on my post about top ten books I meant to read, that I decided to pick it up in the first place! Your comments really do make all the difference 🙂 I loved both books and can’t wait to see what happens next!
(Goodreads) Lara Jean didn’t expect to really fall for Peter.She and Peter were just pretending. Except suddenly they weren’t. Now Lara Jean is more confused than ever.
When another boy from her past returns to her life, Lara Jean’s feelings for him return too. Can a girl be in love with two boys at once?
In this charming and heartfelt sequel to the New York Timesbestseller To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, we see first love through the eyes of the unforgettable Lara Jean. Love is never easy, but maybe that’s part of what makes it so amazing.
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
I caved and purchased this. I said I would never read it. But then something happened when I posted on top ten books I’ve decided not to read. Many of you lovely bloggers left comments stating that even though the first book is utterly heart wrenching, there are two other books in the series with more adventures for Louisa. I will write a review once I’ve read it, so here’s hoping I can get through this and then have the rest of the series to look forward to!
(Goodreads) Louisa Clark is an ordinary young woman living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, close family—who has never been farther afield than their tiny village. She takes a badly needed job working for ex-Master of the Universe Will Traynor, who is wheelchair-bound after an accident. Will has always lived a huge life—big deals, extreme sports, worldwide travel—and now he’s pretty sure he cannot live the way he is.
Will is acerbic, moody, bossy—but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. When she learns that Will has shocking plans of his own, she sets out to show him that life is still worth living.
A love story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?
Well, that was my short, but sweet February Book Haul! I want all of you to know that many of my book choices are coming from your suggestions, my lovely readers! Your wonderful comments mean the world to me and I do look up every book that is recommended❤️! Do you have any suggestion of what I should pick up for my March Book Haul? Also, let’s be friends on Goodreads!