I bought myself 5 books. There was meant to be at least one more, but I am a bit hesitant about ordering books online at the moment. The mail experiences that I spoke of in my post on Thursday explain why. I don't really need any more books, anyway. I think I have read too many good books lately. It is dulling my reading experience the last couple weeks.
The books I bought were:
Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham - This is an example of my having some issues with my reading lately. I should be done this book by now, but I am really dragging my feet. It is not terrible, but it is nothing like Fables, either. I think I am a bit let down by the experience.
Skulduggery Pleasant: Death Bringer by Derek Landy - This is actually the reason why I wrote the post 'Mail Woes'. It took two weeks for the book to get here and then when it did the package was open. I think of all the books I bought, this is the one I was probably the most excited about. I love this series for some reason. I have started the book and it is fun to visit with old friends.
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier - I read this book finally last year and loved it, so I decided I wanted my own copy. I actually just finished watching the movie... It was actually pretty good! (FYI: You can watch the whole thing on YouTube.) I will probably review it as part of the R.I.P. challenge. I sort of want to buy a book I haven't read by du Maurier, but I think I will reread this one and take it from there.
The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson - This is for the read-along that Carl, Heather, and I are co-hosting for the R.I.P. Challenge. It is actually the entire reason why I ordered books before my birthday instead of after. (The Read-Along starts on October 3.)
Prince of Thorns: Book One of The Broken Empire by Mark Lawrence - This actually one of the reasons why I am having a hard time getting into books lately. I quite enjoyed this book and am glad that I splurged after knowing very little about it. September may not have been my busiest reading month number-wise, but it is probably the month where most of my best reads came from so far.