Saturday, February 9, 2013

Stacking the Shelves [42]

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Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

Guidelines:

  • Create your own Stacking The Shelves post. You can use my official graphic or your own, but please link back to Tynga’s Reviews so more people can join the fun!

  • You can set your post any way you want, simple book list, covers, pictures, vlog, sky is the limit!

  • I am posting Stacking The Shelves on Saturdays, but feel free to post yours any day that fits you.

  • Visit Tynga’s Reviews on Saturday and add your link so others can visit you!

  • Visit other participants link to find out what they added to their shelves!

If you want to find out more about Stacking The Shelves, please visit the official launch page!

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** My apologies if you saw this post earlier today. An incomplete version went up. **

My first StS post of 2013! It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these so I have a lot of loot. ^^

Yeah, that was a total humblebrag.

I got some lovely books in the past month or so, mostly a nice selection of review copies, so I feel quite fortunate. It’s the perfect time for lots of reading because it’s been really yucky here in Newfoundland, so all I want to do is hunker down with a good book. I’m particularly excited to share the stuff I won from Literary Escapism since I got it as a prize for helping to rename Casey’s Literary Rants, a feature they used to have. (It’s now known as Escapist Uncensored since many of the site’s contributors write them and it’s one of my favourite features on te site.)

Before I show you what I’ve been lucky enough to receive, I wanted to wish you all a Happy Chinese New Year (for tomorrow). It’s an important day for me and mine so welcome to the Year of the Snake!

For Review:

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken Omega by Susannah Sandlin Blood and Magick by James R. Tuck No Such Thing as Immmortality by Sarah Tranter Moonset by Scott Tracey
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken [My thoughts]
She Returns From War by Lee Collins*
The Cat’s Meow by Stacey Kennedy* [My thoughts]
The Rules by Stacey Kade*
Heart of Iron by Bec McMaster*
Timeless by Alexandra Monir [My thoughts]
Timekeeper by Alexandra Monir [My thoughts]
Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman*
Omega by Susannah Sandlin*
Moonset by Scott Tracey*
No Such Thing as Immortality by Sarah Tranter
Blood and Magick by James R. Tuck*

Won from Literary Escapism (thanks, Jackie!):

prize from LIterary Escapism
Stalking the Others by Jess Haines (signed!)
A Vampire For Christmas by Michelle Hauf, Alexis Morgan, Caridad Pineiro, and Laurie London (signed by Alexis Morgan!)
Falling to Ash by Karen Mahoney
Miscellaneous book swag

Bought:

Undead to the World by D.D. Barant  Fair Game by Patricia Briggs The Rook by Daniel O'Malley Circus of Blood by James R. Tuck
Undead to the World by D.D. Barant
Fair Game by Patricia Briggs
The Rook by Daniel O’Malley*
Circus of Blood by James R. Tuck*

So, what did YOU add to your shelves this week?



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Born and raised in the Toronto area, Jenn is now in northeast England after a 10 year stop in St. John's, Newfoundland.

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45 People left their mark on “Stacking the Shelves [42]”

  1. Ellen

    Great book haul. I haven’t read any of these, but have seen a lot of great reviews for The Darkest Mind. Enjoy your books 🙂

  2. Bo

    That sure is enought to keep you busy! I certainly do understand bundling up and trying to read, except my hands get cold from sticking them out of the blankets.
    Gung Hay Fat Choy!

  3. The Bumble Girl

    Great books! Darkest Mind sounds so good! and my sister really likes Patricia Briggs too, she’s read all of her books recently and can’t get enough! I’m going to have to borrow some soon, lol!
    Enjoy your new reads!

    • jenn

      Thanks, Julie! If you come back on Monday, you’ll see my take on Omega and have a chance to win your own copy. 🙂

  4. Carmen B.

    Great haul! I loved Karen Mahoney’s Falling To Ash – all her books, actually 🙂 And I’ve heard great things about The Darkest Minds. Moonset sounds intriguing as well! Congrats on the books you won, and happy reading!

    Carmen @ Shelfspace Needed

  5. Maria Behar

    Hi, Jenn!

    What a SUPER nice haul!! Oh, you must be ECSTATIC, especially after winning so many great books from Literary Escapism!! The titles you bought are wonderful, as well! Of course, it’s always wonderful to get fascinating books for review, and the ones you have here are certainly intriguing. I can tell you that I already covet “The Darkest Minds”, “No Such Thing as Immortality”, and “A Vampire for Christmas”,

    I’m going to investigate all of these books further, but the covers sure promise some great stories!!

    Thanks for sharing your awesome collection, and Happy Reading!! 🙂

  6. Bea

    Happy New Year!

    Fair Game was very good, I hope you enjoy it. I’ll have to check out your review of The Cat’s Meow, it seems like a fun book.

  7. Bungle

    What a brill week! I have Falling to Ash but not yet read it and I must get to it as another blogger sent me a signed edition. I wasn’t expecting it, it was a lovely surprise.

    Hope all the new books are liked.

  8. Amy

    What a great haul. The Darkest Minds, Moonset, and The Rook all sound really awesome!! Hope you enjoy all your new books.

  9. Chapter by Chapter

    You got some pretty amazing books that’ll keep you busy!! I wanted to fall in love with Darkest Minds like everyone else, but it wasn’t too bad of a read. I hope you enjoy it more! Enjoy all that you got this week. Thanks for sharing and happy reading1

    MaryAnn | Chapter by Chapter
    What we got this week!

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