Myra here.

Every Sunday, we are excited to share the books that found their way into our hands and into our bookshelves either through legitimate or covert means. This week, I am glad to share the books that just happened to fall into my lap and so I adopted them.

Adopted Books


Monster Blood Tattoo Book Two: Lamplighter by D. M. Cornish, A Boy Called Mouse by Penny Dolan.


All by Debi Gliori: Deep Water, Deep Fear, Pure Dead Magic, Pure Dead Wicked


Nonfiction titles from C. S. Lewis: A Grief Observed, The Problem Of Pain, The Four Loves


The Mortal Instruments Book Two: City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare, The Mortal Instruments Book Three: City Of Glass by Cassandra Clare, The Mortal Instruments Book Four: City Of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare.


Fantasy Encyclopedia: A Guide To Fabulous Beasts and Magical beings – From Elves and Dragons to Vampires and Wizards by Judy Allen, Art by Robert Cumming


Nowhere in Particular by Jonathan Miller, Illustrated Tales From Shakespeare: A Modern Adaptation from the Charles and Mary Lamb Classic, What Do You Stand For? For Teens: A Guide to Building Character by Barbara A. Lewis


Stardust by Neil Gaiman, The Magic Toyshop by Angela Carter


Fly By Night by Frances Hardinge, How To Break A Dragon’s Heart by Cressida Cowell, No Passengers Beyond This Point by Gennifer Choldenko, Out Of My Mind by Sharon M. Draper


Year Of Impossible Goodbyes by Sook Nyui Choi, Coromandel Sea Change by Rumer Godden, The Weight Of Water by Sarah Crossan


84 Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff, She by H. Rider Haggard, The Woman In White by Wilkie Collins


Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl, Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl


Abigail’s Party: A Play by Mike Leigh, The Caucasian Chalk Circle by Bertolt Brecht, The Roses Of Eyam by Don Taylor, Equus by Peter Shaffer


My Side Of The Mountain by Jean Craighead George, On The Far Side Of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George, Frightful’s Mountain by Jean Craighead George.

From a Librarian Friend

And because librarians are the best people in the world, here are a few gifts from a librarian friend of mine.


How To Get Your Child To Love Reading: For Ravenous and Reluctant Readers Alike by Esme Raji Codell, Children’s Literature: Approaches and Territories edited by Janet Maybin and Nicola J. Watson.


The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

From the NLB


I just know that I will be able to use this for my class, hence I requested a copy for feature here at GatheringBooks. Stories From Asia: The Asian Children’s Literature Collection by National Library Board Singapore.

How about you? Did you adopt any books lately?

2 comments on “[BHE 233] Adopted Books

  1. Zac Clark

    Are you willing to sell that copy of Lamplighter?


  2. Zac Clark

    Are you willing to sell that copy of Lamplighter?


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