Saturday, October 17, 2015

Stacking the Shelves - 10.17.15

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!



Romancing the Dark in the City of Light
by Ann Jacobus
-France, Travel, YA
Amazon | Goodreads

=====> Books Inc. of San Francisco presented Ann Jacobus and her latest book!

Here are a few things she shared:

- first published novel (she has written 4 previously)
- set in Paris due to a real incident that occurred which is similar to what happens in the first chapter
- the incident inspired the creation of the story
- part of the San Francisco Suicide Prevention center
- theatre is her first love

My Struggle
aka Min Kamp
Book 1
by Karl Ove Knausgaard
-Memoir, Scandinavian
Amazon | Goodreads

=====> Curious to read how writing about the details and thoughts of this person's life has generated such interest that lasts throughout six volumes.

For Review:

Wreck: Hawke
(Sphere of Irony Book 4)
by Heather C Leigh
-Music, New Adult, Romance
courtesy of tour -TRSOR, Thanks!
Amazon | Goodreads

OTHER things on my shelf: kinda book-related

From Read it Forward (here):

=====> I did not win the book contest giveaway, but got these cute and whimsical coloring pages as a consolation prize. Two are from The Time Garden by Daria Song (here) and another two pages from The Time Chamber by Daria Song (here).

Dewey's 24 hour Readathon
October 17, 2015 (details & signup)

=====> Exciting times - participating in Dewey's 24 hour read-a-thon which starts TODAY, 5am for my time zone.

AND binge watching:

Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)
Revenge of the Creature (1955) --> Clint Eastwood has a small part in this one
The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)
-Horror, SciFi
Amazon | imdb

A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.


* 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

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