[BHE 287] Book Hunting in Brazil, Litsy Halloween Goes Postal, and Book Gifts

Myra here.

Every Sunday, we share the books that found their way into our hands and shelves through perfectly legitimate means, or by happenstance, or some of our recent travels. This week is extra special with quite a number of books finding me.

Litsy #HalloweenGoesPostal

It was my first time to join Litsy’s Halloween Goes Postal. Gloria Custodio of Bookish Marginalia primarily took care of most everything and matched people through some magical means. I sent my package to the United Kingdom several weeks back to make sure that my secret partner gets it on time. And this, right here, is my book loot:

Super special thanks goes to Dr. Stefanie Caeners of Scripturient for this very thoughtful package. I absolutely adored it.

The Travelling Bag by Susan HillThin Air by Michelle Paver, a lovely notebook, a blue feathery pen, and MARZIPAN chocolates! How lucky can a girl get?

Book Hunting In Santa Catarina, Brazil

I managed to visit two book stores while in Santa Catarina in Brazil. My hotel was right across a mall, which was very convenient. However, I contained myself and bought only one book in one of the stores.

Saraiva

While most of the books, as expected, are in Portuguese, there were quite a few that are in English. Here are some of the titles that caught my eye:

Livrarias Catarinense

Some titles that caught my eye:

Finally, I succumbed and got this graphic novel:

Como Falar Com Garotas Em Festas (How To Talk To Girls At Parties) by Neil Gaiman and Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá.

Before I left Singapore for Brazil, I also made sure I brought this graphic novel with me, which I read while at the Executive Lounge. It was the perfect travel companion for a nearly 24-hour flight.

De: Tales – Stories From Urban Brazil by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá.

Book Gifts

One of my mentors visited Singapore and brought me these! Books are the best presents ever!

Vigan And Other Stories by Cecilia Manguerra Brainard, The Jupiter Effect by Katrina Tuvera.

How about you, fellow bibliophiles? What are the books that found their way into your hands over the past weeks?

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