January ’18 Haul

January 31, 2018

I know, I know. “I thought you weren’t going to buy books in January, Destiny!” “I thought you were on a book ban!” Well, in my defense, most of the books that I actually purchased, came from a boxing day sale on BookOutlet. For the rest, well… I have no excuse.

Click the titles for Goodreads links!




The Way of Kings
Words of Radiance
Seven Black Diamonds
The Female of the Species
The Queen of Blood
Vampire Academy
The Ice Dragon
Down Among the Sticks and Bones
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly
The House of Small Shadows
No One Gets Out Alive
Ugly Love
The Last Magician
What the #@&% is that?
City of Ashes
City of Glass
City of Fallen Angels
City of Lost Souls
City of Heavenly Fire
Little Heaven
In a Dark, Dark Wood
Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge


Starfish (ARC review)
The Last Black Unicorn


Batman: Nightwalker
The Cruel Prince (review)
Beneath the Sugar Sky
Reign of the Fallen (ARC review)
Wires & Nerve, Vol 2 (not in haul photo)

Misc. Purchases:

Long Way Down
The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion

ARCs/Review Copies:

Ace of Shades (04.10.18)
The Atrocities (review) (04.17.18)
Everything Belongs to the Future (released)
Time Was (04.24.18)
The Barrow Will Send What it May (04.03.18)



Because You Love to Hate Me
Rosemary and Rue
The Rising
The Summer Palace (RTC)
The Adventures of Charls, the Veretian Cloth Merchant
Green But for a Season (RTC)


The Belles (02.06.18)
Pitch Dark (02.20.18) (RTC)
All Out (02.27.18)
To Kill a Kingdom (03.06.18)
The Queens of Innis Lear (03.27.18)
Circe (04.10.18)
City of Bastards (06.05.18)
A Thousand Beginnings and Endings (06.26.18)
Contagion (07.24.18)
Fresh Ink (08.14.18)

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  • Reply camillesbookishadventures January 31, 2018 at 11:14 am

    That’s a lot of books! Enjoy:-)

  • Reply Mischenko January 31, 2018 at 11:26 am

    Wow! Hope you love them all. Nice haul. <3 My daughter is reading Geekerella right now. 🙂

  • Reply Plot Monster January 31, 2018 at 11:28 am


  • Reply RedRocketPanda January 31, 2018 at 11:53 am

    How do you have time to read so many books?? I keep eyeing up my pile of 5 library books and am already overwhelmed by it xD
    Also, I do also realllly want to get the Mortal Instruments Series <3 The first film pulled me in and now I have to satisfy my curiosity

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries January 31, 2018 at 11:39 pm

      I don’t know, lmao! Sometimes I look at my shelves, and all of the upcoming releases I want to read, and I think, “I will totally die before I read all of my books…” LMAO!
      I’ve still never seen any of the films or TV shows or anything! I heard the show spoils some things in the book series, so I’m gonna try to finish the books before watching it, but I really want to check it out. 😀

  • Reply tornpagesandroses January 31, 2018 at 11:59 am

    Omg my order for Boxing Day on bookoutlet just came yesterday too and I forgot about it so I was surprised to see I had 35 books ??

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries January 31, 2018 at 11:40 pm

      35?! I love it lmaoooo! That Boxing Day sale was seriously incredible. I’m waiting on a regular order from them right now because I decided I needed to buy the rest of the Cassie Clare books they had… #noshame

      • Reply tornpagesandroses February 1, 2018 at 12:51 am

        I can’t believe I gave away my whole mortal instruments series to a friend just because I thought I didn’t like it anymore ? I all bought it full price too ??

  • Reply onespeculiar January 31, 2018 at 12:23 pm

    a lot of great books! enjoy 3<

  • Reply Annemieke January 31, 2018 at 12:41 pm

    Oh my gosh. Your haul is amazing! So lucky to find those stormlight archive hardcovers on book outlet. And I am secretly jealous of your earcs. I will eagerly await your review of Pitch Dark as I have been anticipating that book for two years now.

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries January 31, 2018 at 11:41 pm

      Thanks lovely! I couldn’t believe it when I lucked up on those hardbacks. There was only 1 in stock of each at the time I ordered them! I just wish they weren’t so banged up, but hey, I got a super cheap deal on them!
      I’m gonna try to get the Pitch Dark review up some time in the next week, at the latest. 😀 It was really good!

  • Reply Dorine January 31, 2018 at 1:35 pm

    Wow so many good books ??

  • Reply Kathy @ Books & Munches January 31, 2018 at 1:46 pm

    I’m repeating myself because I find myself SO funny.
    “Weren’t you going on a book buying ban?”
    Destiny’s answer: Second pile, third book from the top.
    Alsoooo, I love the cover of Reign of the Fallen! My copy arrived yesterday and I loooove it. Except for the pink, because, you know. *I’m going to forever say this to you.*
    Curious to see what you’ll think of Because You Love To Hate Me! I was kind of disappointed by it and the [booktubers, was it?] parts after the stories got on my nerves. They felt so.. useless. So definitely wondering about your opinion on those, haha.
    At least you’ll never have nothing to read!
    [Maybe you should simply ask certain sites to block your purchases for a month.. or two..]

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries January 31, 2018 at 11:43 pm

      LMAO I swear to god… I literally CACKLED when you said that earlier. Like, laughing my ass off, out loud, the baby looking at me like I was crazy…
      Okay, so on that one, I honestly only got it because it was on sale for TWO DOLLARS on the kindle store. I have VERY mediocre-to-low hopes for it. :s I’ll definitely let you know whenever I pick it up!
      Psh. As if. I feel like I practically keep BookOutlet running lmao

      • Reply Kathy @ Books & Munches February 1, 2018 at 2:30 pm

        Seriously, every time you mention cackling I’m seeing a pinkish person cackling like a witch while pointing with crooked fingers or something. [MY BRAIN IS SO FCKD UP.]
        The baby simply thought “Oh, finally showing how crazy she is, is she.” He’s on to you!
        I DO NOT.
        Okay, then I can see the temptation to buy it anyway. For two dollars, it might be worth finding out if all the meh-reviews are right, haha.
        Hm.. Well, I can definitely see why you’d think that.. Yup..

        • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries February 4, 2018 at 9:54 pm

          LMAO. This is probably basically what I look like when I cackle, so it’s okay.
          Exactly! For $2, I, too, can be disappointed by mediocrity!

          • Kathy @ Books & Munches February 6, 2018 at 3:51 am

            Oh boy.. Well, at least it looks funny? I can only imagine it looking funny. I can’t even picture you being creepy. Nope.
            Let’s hope the disappointment isn’t toooo big on that one though!

  • Reply journeyintobooks January 31, 2018 at 5:09 pm

    Great haul enjoy reading them ???

  • Reply Samantha Duffy January 31, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    wow that’s a huge haul! Awesome for you :] I also pre-ordered Batman so I was excited to get that in the mail this month.
    I love almost all your Gifts/Giveaways. So so lucky :]

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries January 31, 2018 at 11:44 pm

      Thank you! 🙂 I really had a great month – but I need February’s haul to be TINY now after this one, lol!

  • Reply Rachel @ Typed Truths February 1, 2018 at 1:17 am

    The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly is one of my all time faves! and oooh, i die over those editions of tmi every time i see them. def want to get my hands on them this year. i love the spines. I cannot wait to get my hand on beneath the sugar sky and reign of the fallen too. so many good books have released already this year.

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries February 4, 2018 at 9:51 pm

      Ooooh, awesome! I heard it was really good so I was excited when I saw it on BookOutlet. And yesss, I love the spines of these paperbacks!

  • Reply emmareadstoomuch February 1, 2018 at 1:50 pm

    ugh hell yes book outlet!!! also will be on the lookout for your thoughts on tiffany haddish’s book because she is amazing. plus need your thoughts on ace of shades. & i forgot wires and nerve vol 2 was out!!!! yippee

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries February 4, 2018 at 9:53 pm

      I’ll definitely be trying to get to both of those soon! W&N will take me a while though because I’m the actual worst and haven’t finished TLC yet 🙁

  • Reply EIise @thebookishactress February 1, 2018 at 2:51 pm

    DESTINY THERE ARE SO MANY. and I hope you love Uprooted!

  • Reply existingonpaper February 1, 2018 at 7:03 pm

    THIS IS AWEEESOME. I got five books this month, even though I told myself I wouldn’t get any until I finished all the books I received for Christmas, but it’s sooo haaard. I hope you enjoy all of these books! Can’t wait for your next haul 🙂

  • Reply Ellyn February 10, 2018 at 12:12 am

    Such a good haul and it looks like you’ve got some really fun arcs!
    You got some pretty great preorders too, I really enjoyed Batman & Beneath The Sugar Sky! ❤️❤️

    • Reply Destiny @ Howling Libraries February 12, 2018 at 4:52 pm

      Thank you! I need to read Down Among the Sticks and Bones soon so I can move on to Sugar Sky!

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