Saturday, February 14, 2015

Stacking the Shelves [146]

Stacking the Shelves


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!

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


Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone!  The hubby and I got a puppy since my last Stacking the Shelves, so I’ll be spending Valentine’s Day with both my boys.  🙂  🙂  🙂  Meet Tucker!  My new reading buddy.


Isn’t he an adorable distraction?  Now back to talking books:

Stacking the Shelves

ARCs for Review!

Can’t Look Away by Donna Cooner: I read and enjoyed Skinny, and I got to meet the author, so of course I want to try her latest!

I’ll Meet You There by Heather Demetrios:  I’ve been reading a lot of hype about this one.

Half Wild by Sally Green: Another one I’ve read a lot of hype about.

Paperweight by Meg Haston

The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak by Brian Katcher: I love reading Brian’s reviews of YA books on, and am hopeful that his book is just as fun!

The Porcupine of Truth by Bill Konigsberg:  Totally judging this book by it’s cover.  I love porcupines and the cover is adorbs.

Forbidden by Kimberley Griffiths Little: Another author I’ve met, and so I totally have to try her book!

The Revelation of Louisa May by Michaela MacColl:  a book about an author of books?  Yes, please!

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins:  Can you believe I haven’t started this trilogy yet?  *hangs head in shame*  Maybe having an ARC of the third book will motivate me.

Finding Paris by Joy Preble:  Even though I had a few qualms about The Sweet Dead Life, I did enjoy the tone.  So I’m hopeful I’ll like Finding Paris.

Emancipated by M.G. Reyes:  Emancipated teens… this is a new book topic to me!  Excited to try it.

Thirteen Chairs by Dave Shelton

The Cage by Megan Shepherd:  LOVE LOVE LOVE her Madman’s Daughter trilogy; excited to try her new project!

A Cold Legacy by Megan Shepherd:  I’m getting my own copy of this, so I’ll pass along this ARC to “my” teens at the library.

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman:  a book about a teen with mental illness, with illustrations by the author’s son, who struggles with mental illness.  Of course I’m going to support this!

The Baby Sitters Club: Kristy’s Great Idea adapted by Raina Telgemeier: I LOVED these books as  kid!  I’m SUPER excited to revisit them in graphic novel format!

Made You Up by Francesca Zappia:  Totally grabbed this because of the GORGEOUS cover.  I want to frame it as wall art!

Stacking the Shelves Dark in the City of Light Paul Robertson

A Gift!

On my personal blog, Marie’s Reads, I’m doing Popsugar’s 2015 Reading Challenge.  One of the goals is to read a book with antonyms in the title.  My super aunt sent me this book to fulfill that goal!  Thank you!

Stacking the Shelves

Library! (Free Books for Everyone!)

Laughing at My Nightmare by Shane Burcaw: I’ve heard nothing but praise for this one.  And it just won an American Youth Media Award.

In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes From Grandmas Around the World by Gabriele Galimberti:  Oh, how I love grandmas.

Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges: My mom saw and recommended the movie; I plan to read the book first.

The Sweetheart by Angelinia Mirabella

Letter to a Future Lover: Marginalia, Errata, Secrets, Inscriptions, and Other Ephemera Found in Libraries by Ander Monson: Why, of course!

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Dreamfire by Kit Alloway:  Isn’t that a pretty cover?

What about you?  What books did you bring home this week?


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My name is Marie and I live, work, and play in NC. I'm so fortunate to have a job that is so much fun, working in Teen Services in a library. I'll give nearly any author at least one try, but my first love is YA. I've especially enjoyed all the great dystopian fiction that's come out in the last few years!

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  1. Tynga

    What a cute doggy ^^ I had to find my cats new families because my youngest is allergic. I miss having a furry friend 🙁

  2. Sarah LeBlanc

    Your new puppy is ADORABLE! We only have a cat here, however a family friend is visiting and he has his Shih-tzu/miniature long haired dachshund here while visiting. She is a hoot. It’s fun to watch my cat and her play, they love each other.

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  3. Elsi

    I’ve heard that the Isla books are wonderful. I think I need to add those to my reading list for 2015. Also, I watched a BBC documentary about Alan Turing last night. I still want to go see the new movie, but haven’t been able to find time for it.

    Lots of good books you’ve got there! (And the puppy is cute, too.)
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  4. Leydy

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    Enjoy your new books!

    Come and check out OUaT’s STS and ENTER our giveaways!

  5. Jamie

    Great haul! A Cold Legacy was really good. Forbidden and I’ll Meet You there are on my to-read list. Ooh…and Half Wild! I still need to read the first one first though. Happy Reading!
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