Top Ten Tuesday #3: Wishes for My TBR Pile #5

I’m back this week with another Top Ten Tuesday post. Last week was so hectic, I couldn’t participate. By the time I got home, my brain was too mushy from the busy workday to think up answers to the question. But not so this week!

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic:

Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For the Rest of 2015

The Rest of Us Just Live Here

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness (Aug. 27, 2015)

What if you aren’t the Chosen One?

The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?

What if you’re like Mikey? Who just wants to graduate and go to prom and maybe finally work up the courage to ask Henna out before someone goes and blows up the high school. Again.

Because sometimes there are problems bigger than this week’s end of the world, and sometimes you just have to find the extraordinary in your ordinary life.

Even if your best friend is worshiped by mountain lions.

Award-winning writer Patrick Ness’s bold and irreverent novel powerfully reminds us that there are many different types of remarkable.

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Book Haul #5: I discover Book Outlet and other bookish treats

Unfortunately for my bank account, I’ve discovered Book Outlet. I’m pretty sure this wonderful website is the bane of all book lovers’ bank accounts but one just can’t ignore those low, low prices on books. Again, I blame this one on booktube. It’s there that I discovered the site. Vloggers kept mentioning it and I got curious and investigated and boy was I pleased with my find. I immediately placed an order and have since found it hard to not visit the site frequently every day to purchase something else. If you follow me on Instagram, then you’re probably already aware of these but here’s what I bought:

Seraphina by Rachel Hartman


As I said in a Exploring My Bookshelves post, I didn’t have a physical copy of Seraphina so I bought one when I saw it on Book Outlet for $4.99. It’s the price that got me and then the cover. I was hoping to get the original cover, though it wouldn’t have matched my Shadow Scale copy, but I’m glad with this since it’s purple.

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