Saturday, October 13, 2012

Stacking the Shelves (17)

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga of Tynga's Reviews. It's a weekly post where book bloggers showcase the books they received throughout the week.

This week was pretty busy for my mailbox. I got some pretty awesome books for review, and I bought a few even though they weren't on my "allowed to buy" list. But I just couldn't resist them. And I was lucky enough to borrow an awesome book from a fellow blogger. So all in all, it was a pretty good week for books.  Now if I only had time to read them all that would be great, but school has been absolutely crazy lately. So without further ado, here's what I got this week.


- The Hallowed Ones by Laura Bickle - While this one hasn't been on radar, I've been hearing plenty of really good things about it lately. So now that I have a copy of my own, I'm looking forward to reading it.

- Scorch by Gina Damico - I got the first book in this series for review earlier this year, and unfortunately still haven't had the time to read it. I guess now I have to reason to put it off since I now also have the sequel.

- The Suburban Strange by Nathan Kotecki - I haven't heard about this one all that much, but it definitely sounds interesting. Hopefully I will have the chance to read it in the near future.

- Ask the Passengers by A.S. King - While I haven't read anything by A.S. King, I have heard nothing but good things about her books. This one sounds really interesting and I can't wait to read it.

Thank you to Thomas Allen & Sons and HBG Canada for sending these books to me.


- The Evolution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin - I am so unbelievably excited about this book, though I'm not entirely sure when I will have the time to read it. But at any rate, huge thank you to Kathy from A Glass of Wine (via Meaghan from Feeling a Little Bookish) for lending me this one.


- The Lost Prince by Julie Kagawa - So even though I still have to read The Iron Knight, I just couldn't resist picking this one up when I saw it out early at the bookstore. And now I am just dying to read it. Now if only I had time to read it.

- The Iron Legends by Julie Kagawa - Since I was picking up The Lost Prince, I just couldn't resist picking up this one as well since I haven't read any of the Iron Fey novellas.

- This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel - So the author was actually in Ottawa today and I was planning to go to the signing until I drowned under piles of homework. But I have seen nothing but rave reviews of this book so I'm glad to have a copy even if I missed the author.

So that's it for me this week. As usual leave me a comment letting me know what you got so when I take a break from school work I can come check out what books you got this week!

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  1. Awesome books this week. I cannot wait to read The Evolution of Mara Dyer. I will definitely be rushing out to buy it the day it comes out! I'm also really excited to check out The Lost Prince and The Hallowed Ones. Happy reading!

  2. So many awesome books! I hope you enjoy The Hallowed Ones, because I LOVED it! Super scary! The Lost Prince was awesome too. Haven't heard much about The Suburban Strange, but it looks really interesting :)

    Jesse @ Pretty in Fiction

  3. The Hallowed Ones sounds awesome. I have heard a lot of good things about it.

    YAY! I hope you enjoy The Evolution and get to read it soon.

  4. Wow, bunch of really cool ones :)

  5. I'm jealous you picked up the IRON FEY books. I need to grab a few for my collection. :) Love them!

    I've heard great things about The Hallowed Ones too, my BFF is giving me her copy at Christmas when we exchange some books (YAY!) I hope you enjoy it like she did.

  6. The hallowed ones sound really good. I like the original concept.
    The lost prince & the iron legends <3 I love the Iron Fey.

    Happy reading!


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