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[BHE 551] New Year, New Books

Happy Jolabokaflod! Happy New Year!


Myra here.

This Christmas, our family got a pretty modest book haul. We make it a point to celebrate the Icelandic tradition of Jolabokaflod and give books as gifts. Here are our new books to welcome 2023!

Daughter’s Book Haul

Technically, these are not books – but journals, but they can lead to the writing of one’s own story. 🙂

(01) The Manifestation Journal by Gill Thackray (Amazon | Book Depository)

(02) What Is My Destiny? by Astrid Carvel (Book Depository)

(03) A Line In The Dark by Malinda Lo (Amazon | Book Depository)

(04) Heartstopper Volume 4 by Alice Oseman (Amazon | Book Depository)

My Book Gifts

(05) Infinite Country by Patricia Engel (Amazon | Book Depository)

(06) Luster by Raven Leilani (Amazon | Book Depository)

(07) Aké: The Years Of Childhood by Wole Soyinka (Amazon | Book Depository)

(08) Climate Of Fear by Wole Soyinka (Amazon | Book Depository)

(09) You Must Set Forth At Dawn by Wole Soyinka (Amazon | Book Depository)

(10) The God Stealer by F. Sionil Jose (Amazon)

(11) Lives Of The Monster Dogs by Kirsten Bakis (Amazon | Book Depository)

(12) The Unlikely Pilgrimage Of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (Amazon | Book Depository)

(13) Lexicon by Max Barry (Amazon | Book Depository)

(14) The Physics Of Sorrow by Georgi Gospodinov (Amazon | Book Depository)

(15) Carver: A Life In Poems by Marilyn Nelson (Amazon | Book Depository)

(16) I Go Quiet by David Ouimet (Amazon | Book Depository)

(17) Harry Potter And The Order Of The Phoenix by J. K. Rowling and illustrated by Jim Kay with Neil Packer (Amazon | Book Depository)

(18) Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan (Amazon | Book Depository)

How about you? Share with us your Christmas Book Haul!

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