these were my treasure finds from National Book Store’s Warehouse sale today. 80% off on book and school supplies? Wow. I was also able to buy four pretty journal notebooks (hoarding kung hoarding talaga).
It was an exhilarating experience. I love digging piles of books and finding the one i like. And I was amazed because there were so many people! I am happy that many Filipinos love books. And a little dismayed (blame my selfish side) because I have so many rivals to books I want to keep for myself! haha.
Anyway, I’m still happy with what I got. All brand new in less than 250 pesos. I hope they could organize another warehouse sale again soon. :)
He closed his eyes for a moment, and the color of his eyelashes was like the color of regret. With a kind of piercing sorrow, she knew that she would never forget this prince.
It wasn’t his dark head and fierce eyes, his unruly hair. It was the way he’d taken his odd relatives, the menagerie, his aunt’s reader, even the ostrich and the pickle-eating dog. It was the way he looked at her, the way he laughed, the way he brushed the weeds from Merry’s face.
And she would never, ever forget the moment when a prince knelt at the side of her chair. When she was old and gray, and contemplating a life that she hoped would be richly satisfying, she would still remember this." - Katherine Daltry. A kiss at midnight
i didn’t start reading Kleypas’ wallflower series in chronological order (i started with devil in winter). So i decided i will start her Hathaway series in proper order. Cam first. :)
-Lord Ralston, Gabriel St. John.
=”> I am irrevocably in love with this book.
done reading. i’m giving it five stars. :)
“I love him! I’ve love him for a decade. And I had him for one day before I made a complete and utter mess of things. Or he did. I’m still not sure about that. But you cannot really believe I wont fight to save him?”
THEN RALSTON SAID…
“Promise me you’ll tell her that I was an idiot. That the money didn’t matter. That last night, faced with the terrifying possibility that I had lost her… I realized that she was the most important thing I have ever had… because of my arrogance and my unwillingness to accept what has been in my heart for too long..” he trailed off… ”What the hell have I done?”
NICHOLAS: ”It appears that you’ve gone and fallen in love.”
A COUNTESS BELOW STAIRS by Eva Ibboston
aside from my enjoyment while i’m reading this, i am also in love with it’s cover. I swear I could not help but stare at it every five minutes. ^_^
I am happy that i am able to explore different book genres now. It makes my reading list longer but it’s okay. I love it when i have so many books i want to buy and read. here’s my latest finds
COMING OF AGE
Now, where should i start? ^_^
I am new to this genre. But i am enjoying it as of now. A good fast read. These are my latest new finds on this genre.
A KISS AT MIDNIGHT by Eloisa James
The first book on Eloisa James’ Fairy tale series. This got my attention because it was a retelling of a fairy tale.
IT HAPPENED ONE AUTUMN by Lisa Kleypas
MARRIED BY MORNING by Lisa Kleypas
Lisa Kleypas’ Devil in Winter was the first historical romance book i ever read in my life and i was hooked. So now, i tend to buy all her books that i could fine in thrift bookstores.
BELLADONNA by Karen Moline
This is a novel about revenge. Historical but i am not really sure if this is romance. This is a very interesting book. ^_^
This is my first attempt to read a historical romance novel. In fact, it is only recently that I am trying out different genres since I read by author before. And in my attempt to widen my book collections (and with a friend’s convincing prowess), I began to read this book (unfortunately, pdf version because I am yet to find the book. but i will find it, that’s for sure). My plan is to just take a peek on Kleypas’ writing style because I am really careful when it comes to reading something from an author I haven’t tried yet.
And guess what, I wasn’t able to stop reading! And that was despite the fact that I never had the patience to read a book in soft copy form. But I just could not make myself stop reading. Her words totally captured me. I fell in love with Sebastian, Lord St. Vincent so much that when I glanced at the clock, it was already 3 in the morning. =”>
This might be my first attempt to read a book like this, but it will definitely not going to be the last.
Devil in Winter.
falling in love with Lord St. Vincent