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[BHE 214] Book Fete Part Two Of Two: The Adult Edition


Myra here.

It’s been a week since we arrived here in Europe. And so far, this is our third city! We landed in Berlin, took the bus to Munich (where I am grateful to receive my international fellowship at the International Youth Library), and now in Salzburg!

I will most likely be posting my book hunting expeditions here in Europe in the coming weeks. Meanwhile, here is Part Two of my book loot from the Tanglin Trust International book fete last month.

Book Fete Part Two: Adult Fiction


We are having a book drive next year. It will be 25 years since our high school graduation and we are collecting books as part of our community service with Colegio De Sta. Rosa Manila, our beloved alma mater. And I got these books (all of these I already own) for our book drive. 🙂

Books for One Dollar! Adult Fiction!


Dance Dance Dance by Haruki Murakami, The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami


The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman, Wonderful Town: New York Stories from the New Yorker edited by David Remnick


Gosh! For One Dollar! Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, The Martian by Andy Weir, 12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup


Open Secrets by Alice Munro, In Other Worlds: SF and the Human Imagination by Margaret Atwood, The Inheritance Of Loss by Kiran Desai, Stoner: A Novel by John Edward Williams


Espresso Tales by Alexander McCall Smith, The Full Cupboard Of Life by Alexander McCall Smith, The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom, Against The Day by Thomas Pynchon


The Children Of Hurin by J. R. R. Tolkien, The Beautiful And The Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne


The Mandarins by Simone De Beauvoir, Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson


People Of The Book by Geraldine Brooks, Half Of A Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Following The Wrong God Home by Catherine Lim


An Experiment In Love by Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel


The Love Song Of Miss Queenie Hennesy by Rachel Joyce, Along For The Ride by Sarah Dessen, Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty


A Jojo Moyes Extravaganza: The Ship Of Brides, The Last Letter From Your Lover, The Girl You Left Behind. Too bad, I didn’t find After You.

How about you, fellow book hunters? What are the books that found their way into your hands this week?

1 comment on “[BHE 214] Book Fete Part Two Of Two: The Adult Edition

  1. I would go absolutely mad if I could buy so many great books for $1 each. Wow.
    It would probably be one of the highlights of my year.

    I bought 5 books this week, all new, so that turned out to be $45 after coupons. I thought I had gotten a great deal, but obviously not as good as yours .


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