It’s that time of year again, when students trade in their sunglasses and flip-flops for notebooks and backpacks. While the majority of my book budget has been devoted to purchasing textbooks recently, I have managed to acquire some other lovely books in the month of August.
Emma by Jane Austen
I picked this book up on a whim at my local independent bookshop because I simply could not resist the gorgeous cover. This is the Penguin Threads edition, which means that it looks and feels like the outside is embroidered. I also own a copy of Little Women in this edition. I’ve been feeling the itch to read more Jane Austen lately, so I can’t wait to dive into this one at some point.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne
To be honest, I went back and forth so much about whether or not I even wanted to read this script in the first place. My hesitancy stemmed from a fear of being disappointed, and I must admit that I ultimately was let down a bit. While I don’t necessarily regret reading this, I think I could have lived without doing so. It didn’t really add anything of value to the Harry Potter world for me, despite how badly I wanted to fall in love with the story.
I was so happy to find out that I won a copy of this book in a recent giveaway over at Happy Indulgence. Time travel, romance, history, and futuristic settings? This sounds like something I will love! Thanks again, Jenna!
Have you acquired any books recently? What do you think of the books in this haul? Let me know in the comments section below!