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The Bookslingers Wrangle

Any trip to Kidsbooks is good news for Bookslingers and bad news for my bank account.

It's just that there are so many pretty books and they always look so lonely and forlorn on the shelves; just waiting for someone to take them home. They remind me of this highly effective advertisement for shelter dogs:

I swear that they show this video to every dog in the shelter just so they can master their puppy-dog eyes when impressionable young graduate students visit the shelter and get conned into talking home Princess Peoke-s instead of nice normal dogs who don't wear tiaras.

So, the following books became part of the Bookslingers' family this weekend:

Sisters of the Sword by Maya Snow

I am fairly helpless when it comes to "Girls with Swords who then Go Around Kicking Posteriors" genre. Plus this one has samurais. SOLD!

Scones and Sensibility by Lindsay Eland 

Super cute cover design + heroine obsessed with Jane Austen and matchmaking + unique voice = Negative Monies in My Bank Account

Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

Fairy tale re-told that's not set in pseudo-Europe but kind-of-Mongolia? One emphatic yes.

It's by Raina Telgemeier. It practically sells itself.

That's the haul for this week. Next week, it will have to be a library wrangle. I can't afford to keep up this extravagant book lifestyle!