Weekly Book Haul (5)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren where you can share the books you received during the week. Stacking The Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and is all about sharing the books you added to your shelves. 


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Another slow week but I have a huge TBR pile and need to get that under control before I add more books.


Taxes In America by Leaonard E. Burman & Joel Slemrod

Taxes In America What Everyone Needs To Know by Leonard E. Burman & Joel Slemrod

Despite their passion and fury, contemporary Americans are remarkably clueless about how their tax system works. But with heated debates over taxation now roiling Congress and the nation, an understanding of our tax system is of vital importance. Taxes in America, by preeminent tax scholars Leonard E. Burman and Joel Slemrod, offers a clear, concise explanation of how our tax system works, how it affects people and businesses, and how it might be improved. Accessibly written and organized in a clear, question-and-answer format, the book describes the intricacies of the modern tax system in an easy-to-grasp manner. Burman and Slemrod begin with the basic definitions of taxes and then delve into more complicated and indeed contentious concerns. They address such questions as how to recognize Fool’s Gold tax reform plans. How much more tax could the IRS collect with better enforcement? How do tax burdens vary around the world? Why do corporations pay so little tax, even though they earn trillions of dollars every year? And what kind of tax system is most conducive to economic growth?

Looking forward to this one because I love learning about economics. (Plus it’s the first book I have requested via Netgalley because I don’t have the readership numbers to get approved for any big release and am not 100% certain how it all works.)


The Last Apprentice Revenge Of The Witch by Joseph Delaney

Revenge Of The Witch by Joseph Delaney (The Last Apprentice/Wardstone Chronicles #1)

For years, Old Gregory has been the Spook for the county, ridding the local villages of evil. Now his time is coming to an end. But who will take over for him? Twenty-nine apprentices have tried—some floundered, some fled, some failed to stay alive. Only Thomas Ward is left. He’s the last hope, the last apprentice.

This has been on TBR list for a while.

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

When Richard Mayhew stops one day to help a girl he finds bleeding on a London pavement, his life is forever altered, for he finds himself propelled into an alternative reality that exists in a subterranean labyrinth of sewer canals and abandoned subway stations. He has fallen through the cracks of reality and has landed somewhere different, somewhere that is Neverwhere.

I am ashamed to admit that I have only read one other Neil Gaiman book (Anansi Boys).

What did you add to your shelves this week?

All summaries and images taken from goodreads.


  1. These are all new books to me, but I hope you enjoy them!

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    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know
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  2. Great haul this week! I agree with you. I’ve been slowing down as well because I need to tackle the books that I already have.

    Happy reading,
    Book Sniffers Anonymous
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    • An out of control TBR pile can be stressful! Plus I have to keep explaining to my husband why I need new books. 🙂

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