Christmas Haul!

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Christmas Haul!

Hello WordPress! So Christmas is over and it’s officially the new year. I hope you all had wonderful holiday’

I had a really good holiday. I surprisingly got three books for Christmas. Normally I only get B&N gift cards but this year I got the book that I wanted and more. Two beautiful bookmarks, Leviathan, Why does my bird do that, and The invention of Hugo Cabret.

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

“Prince Aleksander, would-be heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne, is on the run. His own people have turned on him. His title is worthless. All he has is a battletorn war machine and a loyal crew of men.

Deryn Sharp is a commoner, disguised as a boy in the British Air Service. She’s a brilliant airman. But her secret is in constant danger of being discovered.

With World War I brewing, Alek and Deryn’s paths cross in the most unexpected way…taking them on a fantastical, around-the-world adventure that will change both their lives forever.”

The Invention Of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick

“Orphan Hugo Cabret lives in a wall. His secret home is etched out in the crevices of a busy Paris train station. Part-time clock keeper, part-time thief, he leads a life of quiet routine until he gets involved with an eccentric, bookish young girl and an angry old man who runs a toy booth in the station. The Invention of Hugo Cabret unfolds its cryptic, magical story in a format that blends elements of picture book, novel, graphic novel, and film. Caldecott Honor-winning author-illustrator Brian Selznick has fashioned an intricate puzzle story that binds the reader like a mesmerist’s spell.”

What did you receive for the holidays?

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