Saturday, July 18, 2015

Stacking the Shelves - 7.18.15

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!



The Secrets of Love and Death
E. Van Lowe and Sal Conte
-Horror, Romance
Amazon | Goodreads

For Review:

The Road Home
by Kathleen Shoop
courtesy of BookSparks Summer Reading Challenge 2015
BookSparks | Goodreads

Lady Maybe
by Julie Klassen
-Christian, Historical, Romance
courtesy of publisher
Thanks !
Amazon | Goodreads -enter giveaway, ends July 23

The Demon's Grave
by E.M. MacCallum
-Urban Fantasy
courtesy of author
Thanks !
Amazon | Goodreads


A Visit from the Goon Squad
by Jennifer Egan
-Contemporary Fiction, Music
Amazon | Goodreads

Bennie is an aging former punk rocker and record executive. Sasha is the passionate, troubled young woman he employs. Here Jennifer Egan brilliantly reveals their pasts, along with the inner lives of a host of other characters whose paths intersect with theirs. With music pulsing on every page, A Visit from the Goon Squad is a startling, exhilarating novel of self-destruction and redemption.

=====> listening to audio, so far, so good


From Uppercase box (details & signup):
A hand-selected young adult book & fun bookish item, delivered monthly #UppercaseBox

July Box includes:
* Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
* Signed bookplate from Sophie Kinsella
* Book-inspired coffee sleeve
* Out of Print Clothing Library Socks
* Exclusive set of 3 Paper Towns bookmarks designed by Risa Rodil

Finding Audrey
by Sophie Kinsella
Amazon | Goodreads

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Shopaholic series comes a terrific blend of comedy, romance, and psychological recovery in a contemporary YA novel sure to inspire and entertain.

An anxiety disorder disrupts fourteen-year-old Audrey's daily life. She has been making slow but steady progress with Dr. Sarah, but when Audrey meets Linus, her brother's gaming teammate, she is energized. She connects with him. Audrey can talk through her fears with Linus in a way she's never been able to do with anyone before. As their friendship deepens and her recovery gains momentum, a sweet romantic connection develops, one that helps not just Audrey but also her entire family.

=====> Yipee! my first Uppercase unboxing and loved it! Finding Audrey was one on my want list. The socks are sooo cute - they kinda match the book cover. And, the bookmarks come in just in time for the Paper Towns movie release - looking forward to watching it as I liked the book. Plus, anything John Green is just pure awesome!

AND binge watching:

tv series, season one
-Crime, Drama, Thriller
Amazon | imdb

A drifter named Lorne Malvo arrives in small-town Minnesota and influences the population with his malice and violence, including put-upon insurance salesman Lester Nygaard.

=====> I am enjoying this quirky dark series. It is very well casted with Billy Bob Thornton and Martin Freeman and others. Please note that although the series is similar in style to the movie version, it has a different storyline with a different set of characters.


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