July Book Haul - Part 2!

Hello again bookmarks!!
I was meant to be in Liverpool for the past few days but unfortunately we had to cancel as our little adopted kitty Maggie hasn't been very well so we didn't want to leave her :(
But we did have a lovely day out in York anyway on Monday so all was not lost, we went to Byron Burger and had the worlds bestest burger and chocolate milkshake!, and then we did a bit of shopping and drove home through hurricane Bertha! 

Time for part 2!

A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen
Synopsis - When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet.
Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent tom cat, whom he quickly christened Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas.
Soon the two were inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts.
My boyfriend bought me this book because I'm the worlds biggest cat lady and for some reason I'd never read this world famous story about a man and his cat!
I can't wait to read it, I think it'll be a quick and heartwarming read :)

The Immortal Rules by Julie Kagawa
Synopsis - My Vampire Creator Told Me This: 'Sometime in your life, Allison Sekemoto, you will kill a human being. The question is not if it will happen, but when. Do you understand?' I didn't then, not really. I DO NOW.
This front cover is SO cool, I love the black and white with the shot of colour in the form of the blood red tear, super cool! 
I've heard a few people on booktube say this is a interesting series, and on Amazon it says it's for fans of The Hunger Games, which is me!

Mad About The Boy by Helen Fielding
Synopsis - Is it morally wrong to have a blow-dry when one of your children has head lice?
Is technology now the fifth element? Or is that wood?
Is sleeping with someone after 2 dates and 6 weeks of texting the same as getting married after 2 meetings and 6 months of letter writing in Jane Austen's day?
Pondering these, and other modern dilemmas, Bridget Jones stumbles through the challenges of single-motherhood, tweeting, texting and rediscovering her sexuality in what SOME people rudely and outdatedly call 'middle age'
I haven't yet read the first and second books in this series but when I saw this for only £2 in a charity shop I snapped it up! I love the bright red hardback too, so eye-catching!

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Synopsis - 'Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird.'
A lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of Harper Lee's classic novel - a black man charged with the rape of a white girl. Through the young eyes of Scout and Jem Finch, Harper Lee explores with exuberant humour the irrationality of adult attitudes to race and class in the Deep South of the thirties. The conscience of a town steeped in prejudice, violence and hypocrisy is pricked by the stamina of one man's struggle for justice. But the weight of history will only tolerate so much.
This is a classic and I really want to expand my knowledge of the classics, plus I love the film adaptation so I figure the book will be even better!
The cover is gorgeous, I love black and white covers, they always look so eye catching and graphic.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Synopsis - Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; then one day the wizard Gandalf and a band of dwarves arrive unexpectedly and enlist his services – as a burglar – on a dangerous expedition to raid the treasure-hoard of Smaug the dragon. Bilbo’s life is never to be the same again.
I am a huge fan of  The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit movies but I've never got round to reading the books properly.
I've been lusting after this special collectors edition of The Hobbit for ages but it was always too expensive everywhere, until I found it on The Works for £2.99!! Such an amazing price for such a beautiful book.

Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson
Synopsis - Memories define us.
So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep? Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love - all forgotten overnight. And the one person you trust may only be telling you half the story.
Welcome to Christine's life.
I saw a trailer for the film version on a news website and it looked ok, but when I looked at the comments on the article they were all saying how amazing the book is and to bypass the film and just read the book, so I went on Amazon and bought it immediately! 
I'm impulsive like that....

Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Synopsis - I have done bad things. I can’t take them back, and they are part of who I am.
Tris has survived a brutal attack on her former home and family. But she has paid a terrible price. Wracked by grief and guilt, she becomes ever more reckless as she struggles to accept her new future.
Yet if Tris wants to uncover the truth about her world, she must be stronger than ever… because more shocking choices and sacrifices lie ahead.
I got the matching sequel to my copy of Divergent because I really want to know what happens with Tris and Four..and plus I want the full set so it looks pretty on my shelf #sorrynotsorry!

There's my book haul for July! I'm trying to limit the amount of books I'm buying this month so I'm not sure how large the August book haul will be...but known me it'll be ginormous as I have no self control! 
Toodles! x


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