Haul Posts

Januarys Book Haul | 40+ books to add to your TBR

jan book haulJanuarys Book Haul | 40+ books to add to your TBR

Remember in December when I made a post about my reading goals for 2019 in which I said “I’d also like to seriously cut down on the amount of books I get“? *cackles uncontrollably* Yeah me either apparently.

So I suggest you keep reading to see what a mess I put myself in with my TBR pile and yes I got more books than there are days in January.

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Book Reviews, Received for Review

Manga Review: The Tarot Cafe, Volume 1 by Sang-Sun Park

The Tarot Cafe, Volume 1 by Sang-Sun Park
Series: The Tarot Cafe #1
Genre: Manga | Fantasy
Length: 528 pages
Published on 24th July 2018 by TokyoPop
Purchase: Amazon | TBD
Sang-Sun Park: Goodreads
eCopy recieved from NetGalley

Synopsis:
Meet Pamela, a tarot card reader who helps supernatural beings living in the human world. She’ll help anyone, whether they’re a love-stricken cat, a vampire spending eternal life running from his one true love, an unattractive waitress looking for the man of her dreams, or even a magician who creates a humanoid doll to serve the woman he loves. Although she is good-natured, there is a deep dark secret that she must deal with before she can move on to the next life.

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Book Reviews

Manga Review: Onani Master Kurosawa, Volume 1 by Katsura Ise

Onani Master Kurosawa, Volume 1 by Katsura Ise
Series: Onani Master Kurosawa #1
Genre: Manga | Drama
Length: ? pages
Published in 2007
Katsura Ise: Goodreads
Read translation online after a recommendation

Synopsis:
“Onani” means masturbation. And that’s what this guy is good at. Every day after school, he sneaks into the mostly unused girls bathroom on the 3rd floor, and masturbates. Until one day when he’s caught…
This is a story of mistakes, redemption, and the choices made in between. It contains the very worst and best of the human condition.

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Book Reviews, Spooks and Tea

Manga Review: Uzumaki, Vol 1 by Juinji Ito

Uzumaki, Vol. 1 by Junji Ito
Series: Uzumaki #1
Genre: Horror | Manga
Length: 208 pages
Deluxe edition published on 15th October 2015 by Viz Media
Purchase: Amazon | B&N | TBD | Waterstones | WHSmith
Junji Ito: Website | Twitter | Goodreads
Purchased for myself, second hand, from Amazon

Synopsis:
Shortly after Shuichi Saito’s father becomes obsessed with spirals — snail shells, whirlpools, and man-made patterns — he dies mysteriously, his body positioned in the shape of a twisted coil. Soon, the entire town is afflicted with a snail-like disease.

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