Saturday, January 3, 2015

Stacking the Shelves - 1.3.15

Stacking the Shelves
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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!

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Happy New Year!

I have come up with a couple reading resolutions that you will see take place this year on this blog.

1. Read more prize winning and nominated books - starting with Man Booker Prize.

2. Read more from the steampunk genre.

I hope you continue to join me now and then for my tidbit reviews and virtual book events throughout the year.

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For Review:

Funny Girl
by Nick Hornby
-Historical, Humor
courtesy of publisher author
Thanks !
Amazon | Goodreads

Gift:

ArtFolds: Joy: Anne of Green Gables
(ArtFolds Classic Editions)
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
design by Luciana Frigerio
-Children, Classic
Goodreads | Amazon

Thirteen Reasons Why
by Jay Asher
-Mystery, YA
Amazon | Goodreads

Library:

Landline
by Rainbow Rowell
-Chick-lit
Amazon | Goodreads

Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it’s been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply—but that almost seems beside the point now.
Maybe that was always beside the point.

Two days before they’re supposed to visit Neal’s family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can’t go. She’s a TV writer, and something’s come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her—Neal is always a little upset with Georgie—but she doesn’t expect to him to pack up the kids and go without her.

When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she’s finally done it. If she’s ruined everything.

That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It’s not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she’s been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts...

Is that what she’s supposed to do?

Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?


Dreaming about getting soon:

This Shattered World
(Starbound #2)
by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
-Dystopia, YA
Amazon | Goodreads

Jubilee Chase and Flynn Cormac should never have met.

Lee is captain of the forces sent to Avon to crush the terraformed planet's rebellious colonists, but she has her own reasons for hating the insurgents.

Rebellion is in Flynn's blood. Terraforming corporations make their fortune by recruiting colonists to make the inhospitable planets livable, with the promise of a better life for their children. But they never fulfilled their promise on Avon, and decades later, Flynn is leading the rebellion.

Desperate for any advantage in a bloody and unrelentingly war, Flynn does the only thing that makes sense when he and Lee cross paths: he returns to base with her as prisoner. But as his fellow rebels prepare to execute this tough-talking girl with nerves of steel, Flynn makes another choice that will change him forever. He and Lee escape the rebel base together, caught between two sides of a senseless war.


OTHER things on my shelf: kinda book-related

Just finished binge watching season 4 and season 5 (to present)...

Walking Dead
tv series

Based on this comic series:

Walking Dead
Compendium One
by Robert Kirkman
illustrators: Tony Moore, Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
-Zombies
Amazon | Goodreads

Introducing the first eight volumes of the fan-favorite, New York Times Best Seller series collected into one massive paperback collection.

In a world ruled by the dead, we are forced to finally start living. With The Walking Dead #1-48, this compendium features more than one thousand pages chronicling the start of Robert Kirkman's Eisner Award-winning story of zombie horror, from Rick Grimes waking up alone in a hospital, his band of survivors seeking refuge on an isolated farm and the controversial introduction of Woodbury despot, The Governor.


Now binge listening to...

The Walking Dead Girl
podcast
hosted by a father-daughter team

Looking forward to...

Walker Stalker Con
in San Francisco (details)
January 31 - February 1, 2015
see if they are heading to your town here

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* comment and TELL me what you have acquired for your shelves recently

4 comments:

  1. Oh I want Shattered World too. I look forward to seeing what you think of Landline.

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  2. I've been wanting to read Landline for awhile now, but I keep putting it off! And I read Thirteen Reasons Why a few years ago and loved it.

    Hope you enjoy all of your books.

    Tabitha @ Tabitha's Book Blog

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  3. Great books! I thought Thirteen Reasons Why was just okay. Happy New Year!

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