If you didn’t know I recently went on a holiday to Hawaii. It was my second trip there and I loved it, even more, this time. I love the atmosphere, the cultural, shopping and just sitting by the pool and beach chilling. It was a great way to soak up the sun and reboot.
It’s been a big, stressful but amazing year. My health wanted to tie me down so this break really did help me out. So today I thought I would share my reading habits and bookish buys for Hawaii.
Books that I took:
Renegades by Marissa Meyer: I took this along with me as I was currently reading it. However, I didn’t pick it on the whole trip. I wasn’t really in the mood for it.
The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig: Okay I only took this book so I could take photos of it at Hanauma Bay. I couldn’t stop myself. You can check out my review of The Girl From Everywhere and The Ship Beyond Time, now.
The Last Days of Us by Beck Nicholas: This one came with me as I thought it would be a quick, fun read and so far I’m really enjoying it. I sat by the pool one lay days and just read it. Plus it was a great sitting by the beach in Hawaii read.
Books I bought in Hawaii:
The Mortal Instruments: the Graphic Novel, Vol 1 by Cassandra Clare and Cassandra Jean: I couldn’t stop myself. I really did want it and it just so happened to be there. And it was only $11 AUD. Come on people!
Midnight Captive by Elle Kennedy: Basically I wanted to read this, but didn’t want to spend $8.00 USD on an ebook – and then I found it in Barnes and Nobel for the same price! This is such a fun series and I love that it’s intense and always keeps me on my feet.
Midnight Revenge by Elle Kennedy: I couldn’t just one book in the series could I? I got the next one as well as I can read these books in a couple of hours.
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord: I wasn’t planning on picking this one up – but then it was only $7 at Target and I couldn’t stop myself. Plus I thought it would be a great summer read for me to give a go.
Now I Rise by Kiersten White: This just happens to be one my favourite books of this year and when I saw it in hardback with that gorgeous cover, I couldn’t stop myself. It’s just so pretty – now I need to get And I Dakren, in hardback. Check out my reviews of books one and two now.
Books I Read:
The Last Days of Us by Beck Nicolas: I ended up finishing this one on the plane and I actually really enjoyed it. I wasn’t a massive fan of When I
Saw another of Beck Nicolas’ books, but The Last Days of Us is raw, real and emotional. A full review will be up soon.
Man Hands by Sarina Bowen and Tanya Eby: So I was really excited to pick this one up as I’ve loved pretty much every Sarina Bowen book I’ve read – but I really didn’t like it. Which is a downer.
Wilder by Rebecca Yarros: I don’t know what it is, but I always seem to re-read during holidays. And I thought it was to read Wilder again.
Nova by Rebecca Yarros: I couldn’t re-read Wilder without digging into Nova. I just love these books so much. They are fun and always make me cry and laugh at the same time.
And that is it for this post! I seriously had the best time in Hawaii. I love the place to bits and my next trip will have to include the other islands. I am so excited!