Okay, I’m not sure if this is a “tag” per se, but I thought I’d give it a go. I’ve seen these “book hauls” floating around on WordPress for quite a while, and I wanted to give on a try.

Over the last few days, I have picked up 3 books (all for free) which I thought I’d share with you, so it’s only a mini book haul, but let’s get into it!

Number 1 on my list is Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. It was published in 2012 and was recently made into a film. I picked it up from my local library and read it just under a week – it was so engrossing! I will probably upload a ReadandReview Post of this book at some point, but for now, let me just say this: Gone Girl is CREEPY.

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Number 2 in my book haul is When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro, which was published in 2000. I saved it from my mother’s “get rid” pile of books but I haven’t really read much of it yet, and so can’t offer much more of an opinion on it than that.

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Number 3, and the final listing in my book haul is Reasons to Say Alive by Matt Haig. It was published in 2015 and is a harrowing first-person perspective of issues surrounding and including depression. This book was gifted to me following my participation in the Six Book Challenge, but I haven’t yet read it. As next week is Mental Health Awareness Week, I thought it was only apt to mention this book. To read more blog posts about mental health issues, I would recommend you read Rosie’s blog over @ rosiewritesaboutlife.blogspot.co.uk

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And that rounds up my first ever book haul! Let me know what you think of my choices – have you read them? Did you like them?

That’s all for now!

– Judith

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