Saturday, June 13, 2015

Stacking the Shelves - 6.13.15

Stacking the Shelves
hosted by Tynga's Reviews (details)

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!


For Review:

Vote for Remi
by Leanna Lehman
courtesy of BookSparks
Amazon | Goodreads

by Maria Kostaki
-Women's Fiction
courtesy of BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge 2015
Amazon | Goodreads

Summer Secrets
by Jane Green
-Women's Fiction
courtesy of BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge 2015
Amazon | Goodreads


by Sophia Amoruso
-Business, Memoir
Amazon | Goodreads

The founder of Nasty Gal offers a sassy and irreverent manifesto for ambitious young women

At seventeen, Sophia Amoruso decided to forgo continuing education to pursue a life of hitchhiking, dumpster diving, and petty thievery. Now, at twenty-nine, she is the Founder, CEO, and Creative Director of Nasty Gal, a $100+ million e-tailer that draws A-list publicity and rabid fans for its leading-edge fashion and provocative online persona. Her story is extraordinary—and only part of the appeal of #GIRLBOSS.

This aspirational book doesn’t patronize young women the way many business experts do. Amoruso shows readers how to channel their passion and hard work, while keeping their insecurities from getting in the way. She offers straight talk about making your voice heard and doing meaningful work.

She’s proof that you can be a huge success without giving up your spirit of adventure or distinctive style. As she writes, "I have three pieces of advice I want you to remember: Don’t ever grow up. Don’t become a bore. Don’t let The Man get to you. OK? Cool. Then let’s do this.”

=====> listening to audio version and finding her story inspiring

OTHER things bookish-related:

Participating in Out of Time's YOU are Appreciated! - a Blogger/Author Love Project (details here). Why not join in and send some blog loving to fellow book bloggers.

Armchair Summer Traveling
check out my list here

An alternative to those who are not able to travel out-of-country for summer vacationing this year.

AND binge watching:

Inside Amy Schumer
tv series, season two
Amazon | imdb

Amy Schumer switches from sketches, doing stand up, to interviewing people on the street and people of interest usually following a certain theme.

=====> She has a kind of sexy humor that teases that touches on some feminist issues.


* some of these may be offered as giveaways within the next two months

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

* per usual, check out the sidebar for my current giveaways offers

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