I’m amazed at how a few years ago I convinced myself to not buy physical books anymore and now I’ve bought quite a few over the last few months. How things change!
Just wanted to share some of the books I got during February and March. And since a few of those books have gilded pages I’ve officially dubbed this the Gilded Pages Book Haul. There are a few very special ones in this haul!
1. The Elric Saga (Books 1-6) by Michael Moorcock
I was introduced to this series by collectiblesciencefiction who sells vintage paperbacks of sci-fi and fantasy books. I had never heard of this series and when I saw he was selling these cool paperbacks of Book 2, 3 and 5 I looked up this series and decided I had to have the rest in the series (with the matching covers of course). I went on over to AbeBooks and fortunately, I was able to track them all own.
2. A Conjuring of Light by VE Schwabb
Weird how I bought book 2 and later book 3 first and haven’t even bought the first book in the series yet!
3. The Girl from the Other Side Vol 2, 3 and 4
Volume 1 of this book was my first manga and I plan on continuing this series. Will do a review about it at some point.
Gilded pages everywhere!
4. The Red Fairy Book by Andrew Lang published by the Folio Society
This one I was excited about! Ok so technically this one isn’t really gilded but it kind of still counts. I had heard so many good things about these editions and the artwork is stunning. I’ve been wanting a Folio Society fairy book for about a year and I finally got my hands on one! The quality of this book is amazing!
4. Mistborn/The Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson- Dragonsteel edition
Mistborn I’d been coveting for about a year as well. Around Christmas time WoA came out and I crossed my fingers hoping it wouldn’t run out and I could get them both. Thank the Lord Ruler I was able to get my hands on these. Really great quality, awesome endpapers, artwork with gold gilding on the edges of the book.
I’ll most definitely do a review on the Mistborn and FS fairy books in the future.
5. Royal Assassin and Assassin’s Quest by Robin Hobb- 20th-anniversary edition
I’ve been meaning to start the Farseer trilogy for awhile so now I can read it in style with these 20th-anniversary editions with silver gilded pages and some great artwork.
See anything you like?
Have you read any Moorcock books?
Stay tuned for my UK Book Haul! Two words…folio society!