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Books for Life is where I share bookish lists, recommendations, and favourites. You can also catch me talking about non-bookish things here, as well as my life outside of blogging. Today I’m talking about…

books i’ve preordered recently

The Book Depository sent me a 10% discount voucher and I had been keeping my eye on a few things I knew were coming out soon (or soonish) that I needed in my possession as soon as they were available. So I made some preorders!! *cheering* And here’s what I got:

The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky by Mackenzi Lee

Why: Because it’s about Monty and Percy, duh!! I already have a printed copy of this that came with a YA Chronicles box but I also needed this gorgeous updated version in hardback to match the rest of the series. Also, I still haven’t read that printed copy as the font is so small so this will be a beautiful copy to read *heart eyes*

Find Me by Tahereh Mafi

Why: Because it’s the Shatter Me series, y’all!! And I really hope they make the cover this gorgeous purple thing because that would make me so happy. Even though I wasn’t the hugest fan of the latest book this series still owns my heart so of course I preordered Find Me.

Seven Days: Monday-Sunday by Venio Tachibana (illustrated by Rihito Takarai)

Why: If y’all know anything about small yaoi presses then you know that things become available for a hot second before they’re out of print again. I was lucky enough to get the first volume of this series from the small press June Manga but was unable to ever get the second volume because of timezones *scratches nails down chalkboard* SuBLime Manga has now bought the rights and is releasing an omnibus edition with both volumes!! So I bought it because it is painful to only have the first half of this story in print.

Idol Dreams Volume 6 by Arina Tanemura

Why: Arina Tanemura wrote my all time favorite manga series – Full Moon – so I will devour anything she writes. Also, this manga is weird but I enjoy it. And the ending of volume five was heartbreaking and I have no idea how the managaka is going to bring about the happily ever after that is expected of shojo manga!

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Have you got any of these on preorder or your TBR? What book/s do you have on preorder? What book/s would you like to preorder?

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Posted on: May 21, 2019 • By: Chiara

4 Responses to Books I’ve Preordered Recently

  1. Oh I need to get the Getting Lucky one too! I got it as an ebook for the preorder deal which made me so happy but tbh I just wanted it to be a full length novel haha. And I’m still so behind on the Shatter Me series. I haven’t even read Restore Me yet 😫😥SOON THO. I just preordered I Wish You All The Best 🤗

    • Chiara says:

      Oh no, I bet I will feel the same about Getting Lucky, haha. At least we got something, I guess? To be honest, Restore Me and Defy Me didn’t live up to the previous books in the series but I still need to read them because WARNER. Oh, I have heard awesome things about I Wish You All the Best! I hope you like it ^.^

  2. I got the ebook version of Getting Lucky, like Cait, but I haven’t read it yet. Ah! I really do want to get the hardcover version though to add to my physical collection of Mackenzi books. haha

    -Lauren

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