Saturday, July 27, 2013

Stacking the Shelves (16)

Saturday, July 27, 2013 8:20 AM with 26 comments

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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

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Between, #1) The Fairest of Them All The Butterfly Sister: A Novel The Goddess Chronicle

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke 
A girl and her brother living in crumbling mansion take on a renter for the guesthouse who may or may not be the devil incarnate. I've started this already and am enjoying it so far. I love that cover!
The Fairest of Them All  by Carolyn Turgeon
A re-imaging of two fairy tales with Rapunzel as Snow White's wicked step-mother. I'm pretty intrigued by this premise. 
The Butterfly Sister by Amy Gail Hansen 
Almost a year after a woman drops out of college her senior year after having an affair with one of her professors her dorm mate goes missing and she receives a piece of the missing girl's luggage.
The Goddess Chronicle by Natsuo Kirino
A re-imagining of the ancient Japanese creation myth of Izanami and Izanaki.

What I snagged from the library

Code Name Verity Spies and Prejudice The Lonely Hearts Club

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
I've heard great things about this novel about two friends and pilots whose plane goes down during WWII.
Spies and Prejudice by Talia Vance
I'm honestly pretty over re-tellings of Pride and Prejudice (there are so many), but I'm a sucker for books about teen spies so I'm crossing my fingers this one will be good.
The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg
I remember liking this one when it came out a few years ago, but can't really remember it, so I decided to give it a second look.
 
Well, that's all for me this week. What did you add to your shelves this week? Link me up!

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26 comments:

  1. Ooh, Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea! I want to read it so bad. :) Nice haul!

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  2. I hadn't heard of The Butterfly Sister, that sounds really good. And Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is definitely on my TBR list, I hope it ends up being as good as it sounds! Have fun reading! ~Pam

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  3. Great book haul! I'll look forward to hearing what you think.

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  4. I've read all three books you picked up from the library. Yes, Code Name Verity is AMAZING. I mean, I had pretty high expectations, and it was even better than I was expecting.

    Spies and Prejudice - well, I was totally disappointed. I was not a fan, I'm afraid. But maybe you will like it.

    The Lonely Hearts Club is really cute, definitely worth a second read. I loved reading about all these girls sticking with each other.

    Anyway, enjoy you goodies and happy reading :)

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  5. Ohh you haven't read Code Name Verity yet?! No pressure, but it is amazing! I'm jealous you get to read it for the first time.

    I'm interested to see what you think of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. It's not my normal thing, but I think it sounds really interesting.

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  6. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea sounds great! It is on my to-read list. Hope you enjoy all your new books. Happy Reading!
    Here are my newest additions

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  7. I really want to read BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA! I love the name of it and the premise sounds awesome. Definitely looking forward to your review. I haven't heard of THE FAIREST OF THEM ALL but it sounds like an interesting twist of fairy tales!

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  8. Great haul! Some of these I've never heard of before. I guess I'll need to make another trip to Goodreads and look them up before I go to bed. You know what that means.. I'll most likely be adding even more to my TBR. LOL.

    Thank so much for stopping by My Book Addiction!

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  9. Yay... the Fairest of them all seems wonderful. Maybe it's Snow White with a Twist. Yay!

    Thoughts and Pens

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  10. Lovely haul! I'm eagerly waiting for Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, and I plan to binge-read Code Name Verity with the sequel <3

    Thanks for dropping by my StS! :D

    - Kazhy @ My Library in the Making

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  11. I'm planning to read Between the Devil next and I'm really exited to start it! Spies and Prejudice looks really cute---I've heard the author talk about it and it really sounds like a fun read!

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  12. Code Name Verity!!! I hope you LOVE it :) Keep me posted!

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  13. I desperately, desperately want to read Between The Devil! Enjoy :)
    -Scott Reads It

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  14. Great haul. Happy reading :)

    follower

    http://www.itchingforbooks.com/2013/07/stacking-shelves-48.html

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  15. You got Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea! Do I have to mention how jealous I am that you've gotten it? :P
    Enjoy all your lovely books!

    My STS

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  16. Great haul! I can't wait to read Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea!

    Happy Reading :D

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  17. So jelly that you got Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea! Great haul!!

    Thanks for stopping by mine!

    Ally @ Book Fixation

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  18. Looking over your books, don't you think book covers are getting more and more gorgeous?!

    Here's my round up of the week.

    Sarah

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  19. I loved Code Name Verity and I liked the Lonely Hearts Club. Spies and Prejudice sounds like an interesting take on Pride and Prejudice. I hope you enjoy it!

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  20. Nice haul you have this week, I am a new GFC follower (its just the reader going away, not GFC itself) I also went ahead and followed at Bloglovin, though I hate itt, and never look at it,, lol)

    If you want to check out my post, its here My STS Post

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  21. Great haul. Some beautiful covers there. Thanks for visiting. I hope you enjoy ALL your books!

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  22. I hope you like Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea! I enjoyed the creepiness of that one. I must check out Code Named Verity too. Happy reading!

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

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  23. You are incredibly lucky to get approved for Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Penguin is a pain in the ass. They hate me but I LOVE them. LOL.

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  24. BtDatDBS was awesome and so atmospheric. I really hope you enjoy that one! That's actually the only one I've read from your haul. But I hope all of the others are just as great! Happy reading!

    BTW, how did you get Penguin to approve you? I got an ARC, but they never approve my e-requests for some reason. :(

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  25. Eeeek Between the Devil & the Deep Blue Sea!! I wants it...the prrreciousss :D I hope you love that one, it sounds AMAZING! Code Name Verity is another one on my TBR shelf! Oh and I love the cover for The Fairest of Them All! Enjoy all your goodies :)

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