Library Haul #2

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Day 23 of #100DaysToOffload

I went to the library again! Had to return some of the books from last time. I managed to finish just over half of the books I took out. I don't see this as a bad thing, sometimes a book just doesn't click with me and I have to give up on it. Sometimes I just plain run out of time though, haha.

This time around I took out some more books:

Failed It!: How to Turn Mistakes Into Ideas and Other Ideas for Successfully Screwing Up by Erik Kessels

I took this out because I thought it was quite an interesting premise that I agree with but struggle putting into practice.

Commute by Erin Williams

I'm a sucker for graphic novel memoirs, in part because I would love to make my own one day and also because I find the lives of others so interesting. I flipped through a couple pages and decided to take this one out on a whim. I don't really know what it's about so it will be a surprise when I crack it open.

Nori by Rumi Hara

This is a graphic novel that I also took off the shelf on impulse. It had a cute art style and seemed quite wholesome so I thought it would be a nice read.

It is Wood, It is Stone by Garbiella Burnham

I admittedly first picked this book up because I liked the spine design. I'm a sucker for some good spine design. And the cover was really pretty too. The summary seemed quite intriguing so I decided to give it a shot.

The Matisse Stories by A.S. Byatt

It's always a good sign, in my opinion, to see an author have a lot of books on the shelf. Maybe it's because it feels like they must be good enough to not only score publishing for the first book but also get the third, fourth, fifth, etc.

The Wind's Twelve Quarters by Ursula K. Le Guin

 I took out a Le Guin book last time but I didn't get to it, sadly. This one is a little thinner and a collection of short stories which motivates me a bit more to read.

That Part was True by Deborah McKinlay

Another thing that I'm a sucker for is letter related cover/spine designs. Superficial, I know. But it made me find this book and I briefly skimmed the summary and was like, "You know what, I will get a potentially cheesy romance book."

Why Art? by Eleanor Davis

This was taken out on a whim. I just saw it and was like, yes, why art? I feel like I can think of a million reasons why but I can't think of them individually, if that makes sense. Anyway, I'm intrigued to see what Davis has to say about art.