Saturday, June 15, 2013

Stacking the Shelves (10)

Saturday, June 15, 2013 2:16 PM with 22 comments


Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature hosted by Tyngas Reviews. This meme allows us to share the books we've recently added to our 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! *Clicking the link of a book's title will take you to Goodreads.


E-Book ARCs

 Ink (Paper Gods, #1) Sisterland: A NovelWeather WitchThat's Not Funny, That's Sick: The National Lampoon and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream: <i>The National Lampoon</i> and the Comedy Insurgents Who Captured the Mainstream 
 In the After fmlConfessions of an Almost-Girlfriend (Confessions, #2)

Ink by Amanda Sun
This is already getting some pretty dismal reviews, but I'm still going to give this Japanese set book about pictures that come to life a shot. (Isn't this cover better than the US version?)
Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld
Prep is one of my all-time favorites, so I'm exited to read this novel about twin sisters.
Weather Witch by Shannon Delany
I'm not exactly sure what this is about. Witches and steam-punk.
A history and insider story of National Lampoon. 
In the After by Demitria Lunetta
The world is attacked, a girl has to run and then maybe save the world. 
fml by Shaun David Hutchinson
The story of an "epic" party. It's premise reminds me of that movie Can't Hardly Wait.
I have the first one checked out from the library, but haven't read it yet. I seriously need to get on that.

What I snagged from the library

Amy and Roger's Epic DetourThe Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds, #1)Just One Day (Just One Day, #1)The Book of Broken Hearts

Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
I can't believe I haven't read this yet. It was featured on so many quintessential summer time lists.
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
I'm so excited for this one. Everyone raves about it.
Just One Day by Gayle Forman
About a whirl-wind romance. Again, raves.
I have the e-galley of this, but couldn't get into it. It sounds like it would be the perfect summer book, so I'm hoping having it in physical form and seeing that pretty cover will help. 

Lots of good books this week. Surely one of these will be the one to get me out of this slump.

So what did you add to your shelves this week? Link me up!

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22 comments:

  1. Oooo, so many great books this week! Hopefully you like Ink. I keep seeing all the not so great reviews, which makes me sad, cause I had such great hopes for that one.
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  2. Oh, The Darkest Minds! I loved that one...and the sequel is up on NG!!! :) Amy & Roger and The Book of Broken Hearts were both cute. Great summer reads. I've actually been debating Just One Day for awhile...I keep adding it to my cart and then second-guessing myself and removing it. So, I can't wait to see what you think...I hope you can convince me to pick it up finally. :) Great haul! Hope you enjoy all your new reads!

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  3. I noticed the Ink cover looked different. I love it! Weather Witch looks cool. Witches and steampunk could work :) Nice haul! Enjoy.

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  4. Lots of good books here. I really liked Amy and Roger. It was so cute and the scrapbook within the novel is wonderful and witty. I LOOOVED Just One Day. I'm so stoked for Just One Year to come out. sdkjvbiewlbdvf It needs to come sooner.

    I'm super interested in Ink and In the After as well. I can't wait to see what you think about all of them (:

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  5. I can't believe you haven't read Amy and Roger's Epic Detour. It is amazing! One of my all-time favorites. I also really liked Just One Day.

    I have The Book of Broken Hearts from the library, I'm excited to read it, everyone seems to be loving it, but it's interesting that you couldn't get into it. Now I'm nervous! :)

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  6. Great Haul! I really want to read In The After and The Darkest Minds.

    Thanks for stopping by :D

    Christy @ Christy's Book Addiction

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  7. I think great library hauls are even better than great review hauls! I'm glad you found some quality books at your library. I'm intrigued by In the After, so I'll be interested in your opinion, whenever you get around to it :) Happy reading!

    -Taylor @ Reading is the Thing

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  8. Great haul. I'll be intrigued to see what you think of Sisterland, I'm a big fan of Prep but don't know anything about Sittenfeld's other stuff.

    Sarah

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  9. Great Haul, I'm looking forward to Weather Witch and Ink!

    Happy reading,
    -Kate
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  10. So sorry you're going through a reading slump! Those can be painful! And I'm excited to read In The After and Weather Witch!!! I hope you enjoy all of your new books! great haul!

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  11. Amy & Roger, I adore it! As much for the extras like maps, drawings, etc as the story, its just so cute. I have Sisterland too and am also a big fan of Prep. Happy reading Natalie :-)

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  12. Sisterland and In the after both look good. I, too, have Ink but still need to read it. Enjoy your new books!
    Here are my newest additions from this week.

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  13. I've been wanting to read Amy & Roger forever! Darkest Mind looks amazing and I know I've seen tons of great reviews of it, too. Also looking forward to reading Ink, despite a few low reviews. Still sounds good to me!

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  14. So the only thing I've read on here is Amy & Roger's Epic Detour and I really liked it. It was one of those quick summery type reads. Confessions of an Almost Girlfriend looks good! Enjoy these :)

    Sheri @ Tangled Up In Books

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  15. FML has been on my TBR pile forever :D LOL I hope you'll love Ink, I found it likable, but not lovable. I can't wait to read Just One Day. What a great haul, Natalie! Happy reading:)

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  16. Awesome haul! Happy reading :)

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  17. I'm reading Ink right now and it has some crappy reviews, but for the most part, I am enjoying it! Hopefully I can put in some more time with it today. Enjoy your books, Nat!

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  18. Just One Day was one of the most AMAZING books I have ever read! And The Book of Broken Hearts is also a super book! You have got some great, great picks this week, enjoy them!

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  19. Lots of amazing books this week. Weather Witch looks really interesting, and I've heard some great things about Just One Day. Enjoy :)

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  20. A nice haul! I really enjoyed Ink and I can't wait to read The Book of Broken Hearts.

    Happy reading :)

    Sharon – Obsession with Books

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  21. I'm reading Confessions of An Almost-Girlfriend right now. Rose breaks my heart.

    Happy reading, and thanks for stopping by my StS!

    ~Merin @ Read and Reviewed~

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  22. Ooh, wow! I'm excited to read In The After and Ink, even though I've noticed the not-so-great reviews for Ink as well. Hopefully it's not so bad! And The Darkest Minds! I definitely need to pick that one up, too. Hope you enjoy them :)

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