Library Haul (May 2021)

Ever since I began working at the library, my addiction to books has reared its head. Back when my library would have a 30 item limit, I would easily reach that amount with the books I checked out. With the limit increasing to 50, this gave me more room to check out more items. 

In order to hold myself accountable and to encourage more reading, every other month, I will share a library haul showing off the books I have from the library. Not only do I get content that I can consistently post, but I am motivated to read more because I don’t want a book to show up so often in these posts.

Some of the books listed below are one’s I have read before, and others were chosen from the Goodreads Choice Awards, or it’s for my reading challenge. 

If you see a book that you want to read a full review on, let me know, and I’ll make sure that happens! Otherwise, I’ll stick to brief reviews on my Goodreads account.

Juvenile and Young Adult Fiction

  1. Impulse by Ellen Hopkins*
  2. Crank by Ellen Hopkins*
  3. Tricks by Ellen Hopkins*
  4. I’ll Be the One by Lyla Lee
  5. Fat Chance, Charlie Vega by Crystal Maldonado
  6. Just Listen by Sarah Dessen*
  7. Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo**
  8. Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds
  9. Concrete Rose by Angie Thomas
  10. The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert***
  11. Words on Bathroom Walls by Julia Walton


**2020 Goodreads Choice Nominee

***2021 Reading Challenge

Adult Fiction

  1. The Charmed Wife by Olga Grushin
  2. Heads of the Colored People by Nafissa Thompson-Spires
  3. The Bone Maker by Sarah Beth Durst


  1. Thin by Lauren Greenfield*
  2. No Right to Remain Silent: The Tragedy at Virginia Tech by Lucinda Roy
  3. Lit Up: One Reporter, Three Schools, Twenty-Four Books That Can Change Lives by David Denby
  4. The Fangirl’s Guide to the Universe: A Handbook for Girl Geeks by Sam Maggs


Graphic Novels/Manga

  1. The Raven’s Child by Tom Sniegoski
  2. A Terrified Teacher at Ghoul School Vol. 1 by Mai Tanaka
  3. Parasyte Vol. 1 by Hitoshi Iwaaki
  4. One-Punch Man Vol. 1-3
  5. March Story Vol. 1-3 by Hyung-Min Kim


  1.  I Would Leave Me If I Could by Halsey (Poetry)
  2. Cool Tokyo Guide: Adventures in the City of Kawaii Fashion, Train Sushi and Godzilla (Graphic Travel Guide)
  3. The Backbeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop by Various Authors

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