November 16, 2012

Stacking the Shelves #26 and The Sunday Post


Welcome to our Stacking the Shelves and Showcase Sunday post!
Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga over at Tynga’s Reviews
and The Sunday Post is hosted by Kim over at
Kimba The Caffeinated Book Reviewer,
where we showcase the books we got for the week
and recap what happened on the blog this week!

Head on over for more details on how to join!

What we got this week …

For Review:

ARC – Catherine by April Lindner
ARC – Pantomime by Laura Lam
(Thank you so much HBG Canada and Strange Chemistry)


ARC – Tiger (Dark Eyes #2) by William Richter
ARC – The Ruining by Anna Collomore
(Thank you  Penguin YRG)


ARC – The Friday Society by Adrienne Kress
ARC – Natural Born Angel (Immortal City #2) by Scott Speer
(Thank you Penguin YRG)


 ARC – The Different Girl by Gordon Dahlquist
ARC – The Art of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar
(Thank you Penguin YRG)


 ARC – The Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher
ARC – Elemental by Antony John
(Thank you Penguin YRG)


ARC – Release by M.R. Merrick (upcoming Tour)
(Thank you Matt!  woot!!)
Parallel Visions by Cheryl Rainfield
(Thank you Cheryl!!)

Crossroads (Crossroads Saga #1) by Mary Ting
Between (Crossroads Saga #2) by Mary Ting
Beyond (Crossroads Saga #3) by Mary Ting
Upcoming author feature on the blog!
(Thank you Mary!!  <3)




Become by Ali Cross
 Desolate by Ali Cross
Won from Ali’s “Name the next book” event!
Thank you Ali <333


Onyx (Lux #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout – Our Review
(Won from Amanda’s blog <Stuck In YA Books> from
a contest!  Thank you Amanda <3)
Signed copy of Skinny by Donna Cooner
Won from a Free Book Friday draw!  Yayyyy!
Thank you Scholastic and Free Book Friday!!

 What happened on the blog this week!
(Click on the link for the post!) 


Review of Chasers (Alone #1) by James Phelan


Cover Reveal: Destined (Desolation #3) by Ali Cross
Review of Break My Heart 1,000 Times by Daniel Waters


Review of Black City (Black City #1) by Elizabeth Richards with G!veaway
Blog Tour: Undeadly (The Reaper Diaries #1) by Michele Vail – Review, Excerpt with G!veaway


Waiting On Wednesday: Phoenix (Black City #2) by Elizabeth Richards
3rd Annual Gratitude Giveaway Hop
Review of Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone


Book Blast: Embers in a Dark Frost by Kelly Keaton with G!veaway
Meet Dylan Kennedy Blog Tour – Interview with author, Shea Berkley and G!veaway


Blog Tour: Renegade by J.A. Souders – Review, Guest Post & G!veaway
Stacking the Shelves #26 and The Sunday Post


Cover Reveal: Some Quiet Place by Kelsey Sutton with G!veaway
Miss Fortune Cookie Book with Excerpt
Review of Crossroads (Crossroads Saga #1) by Mary Ting

Thanks for stopping by!
Feel free to leave your link in the comments so we can check out
what goodies you got this week! 

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  1. TheTwinsRead

    Aaahhh, you have Pantomime by Laura Lam too! We’re so excited to read it. :) For some odd reason, I’m not much into classics (the ones I’ve tried anyway), but I did like Wuthering Heights, so I guess I should check out Catherine. Michelle The Twins Read
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  2. Sabina

    So many awesome books! I can’t wait to read Pantomime, The Friday Society, Elemental, and Skinny. I hope you enjoy all your new books. Happy reading!! My STS Sabina @ Delirious About Books


  3. Natalie Cleary

    Awesome books!! Cant wait for Release!! Enjoy your books :)


  4. Jo @ Mixed Book Bag

    You have a lot of books I would love to have and read. Here is my post:

    Jo @ Mixed Book Bag recently posted..Stacking the Shelves November 17, 2012My Profile


  5. Ashley

    OMG you got Catherine! Much jealousy!! I think that book sounds pretty cool. I’m also jealous of Natural Born Angel! I adored The Immortal City! I need to know what happens next! :P And I can’t wait to read your review of Release! How freaking awesome is M.R. Merrick???
    Ashley recently posted..Stacking the Shelves (30)My Profile


  6. Grace Fonseca

    Very nice indeed. I love seeing the cover for different books and everything. Come visit me too.

    Grace Fonseca recently posted..Stacking The Shelves #20My Profile


  7. Leah

    Nice!! I’ve been wanting to get into the Lux series and I’m pretty sure I have the first gathering dust on my nook. I’ve only heard good things about those books, so I’m definitely looking forward to it!

    The Obsidian Mirror has been on my radar for a while now and looks and sounds AMAZING. I’ll definitely be looking forward to your review.

    Hoo boy. Elemental went straight to my To Read list. Dystopia + pirates? I’m there.

    The Ruining is another book that sounds super awesome and I can’t wait to read it.

    :) Enjoy!
    Leah recently posted..stacking the shelves 11/17My Profile


  8. Annabelle H

    Ohh Catherine sounds really interesting I will have to get it!

    My Haul! Letterbox Love!


  9. Jessica

    I’m SO jealous you got a copy of Catherine! It looks so good!!! And The Friday Society has been on my TBR list forever! It looks awesome! I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here’s my STS!
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  10. Wow! Too many awesome books to comment on all :) I really want to read Elemental and The Friday Society. I hope you love them all and happy reading!

    Thanks for stopping by!
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  11. Kate

    Amazing haul. I want to read so many of these.

    my STS and giveaway


  12. Amy @ Book Loving Mom

    So many awesome books!! I got denied for The Ruining and The Art of Wishing on NG. Yay for Release!! Can’t wait to start reading it! Pantomime sounds really good!! I want to pick up Skinny. I have heard awesome things about it.
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  13. Jenese Leon

    Nice haul! I want to read the Friday Society, I love that cover! Enjoy your books.
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  14. Great books this week! I’ve heard that The Friday Society is amazing. Happy reading, and thanks for stopping by!
    Lee @ Rally the Readers recently posted..Stacking the Shelves (17)My Profile


  15. Carmen B.

    I also got Onyx and Ali Cross’ books :D
    Friday Society and Tiger sound so awesome! I love the cover of Release, makes me want to finally dig into Exiled – it’s been on my kindle for forever. I hope you enjoy reading all of your books, you really got an awesome haul :)

    My StS


  16. Heather

    Thanks for stopping by my STS! I’ve seen Pantomime around a lot this week, looks good! And I looove Onyx! Enjoy =)
    Heather recently posted..Stacking the Shelves and In My Mailbox #14My Profile


  17. Jaime

    Omg awesome haul this week! So much I’m adding to my to read list from here!

    Jaime @ Fic Fare


  18. Ange/Libby Blog

    The Friday Society!!! *GRABBY HANDS* I SO can’t wait to get my hand on that one! SQUEE! I’m really kicking myself in the bottom that I didn’t get Skinny when I met Donna and get it signed. Stupid me! GREAT haul this week! Thanks for stopping by. Happy reading!
    Ange/Libby Blog recently posted..Our Week in Books…My Profile


  19. kimbacaffeinate

    Nice you got the Friday Society, I am anxious to see if you like it! I am curious about Catherine. Amazing week ladies! The Sunday Post
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  20. D (@TheBookRogue)

    That’s ALOT! And alot of good stuff, at that. Don’t know when you guys have time to read all of that! Hope you enjoy!
    D (@TheBookRogue) recently posted..Stacking the Shelves #16My Profile


  21. Melliane

    Oh many books I didn’t know about. I hope you’ll enjoy them all. Happy reading!
    Melliane recently posted..Stacking the Shelves #27My Profile


  22. Kyra

    Oh wow! You got some fantastic books! I really want to read Catherine (I have Jane by the same author that I have yet to read), Onyx, The Art of Wishing, Elemental and The Ruining. I hope you enjoy reading them all! :D

    Check out my book haul! :)
    Kyra recently posted..Stacking the Shelves #25My Profile


  23. Carina @ Fictional Distraction

    Oh, these look oh-so-good. Really hope you’re going to enjoy them! Definitely am curious about quite a few of these. :)
    Carina @ Fictional Distraction recently posted..New Distractions #18My Profile


  24. Barbara

    You have a terrific haul to report this week! There are so many there that I’m looking forward to too, I can’t wait to hear what you think of them when release dates roll around.

    Happy reading. :)
    Barbara recently posted..Sunday Post (14)My Profile


  25. Annette

    The only one I’ve read is Skinny, which I enjoyed. There are several other that are on my list, though. Hope you enjoy them all. Thanks for visiting.
    Annette recently posted..Stacking the Shelves: Waiting on the LibraryMy Profile


  26. Oooh, The Friday Society… Yes please. Onyx is great and Elemental was really good too… Nice haul.. Happy reading.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s The Sunday Post
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  27. Crystal

    I am so envious you have The Different Girl and The Ruining!! I can’t wait to get my hands on those!! Awesome book week!

    Our StS for the week =)
    Crystal recently posted..Author Spotlight & Review: Leigh T. Moore author of RougeMy Profile


  28. Wow! You got so much great stuff. Where do you even start? Good grief! Hope you enjoy and Happy Thankgiving!

    Check out my IMM & SP.

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know
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  29. Wow! That’s a lot of books. And so many look awesome. Enjoy them all and thanks for stopping by Tynga’s Reviews.
    Stéphanie (from Tynga’s Reviews) recently posted..Cargon: Honour & Privilege by Kimberly GouldMy Profile


  30. Pragya

    OMG! Look at that pile! I am sooo jealous.
    Pragya recently posted..Loving Summer by Kailin GowMy Profile


  31. Jane by April Lindner is one of my favs. I hope you like Catherine. Happy reading.
    Luna’s Little Library recently posted..Stacking the Shelves #25My Profile


  32. blodeuedd

    You had a great week I want many of those :)
    blodeuedd recently posted..The Sunday Post – 7th EditionMy Profile


  33. Paige

    I’ve heard good things about Skinny! I can’t wait to get my hands on it. I hope you enjoy everything you got this week.

    My IMM
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  34. Pantomime looks great, enjoy :D Thanks for stopping by my blog!
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  35. Micheline

    OMG you got Elemental! Dying to get my hands on that one. Friday Society too :D Oh and I love seeing Jennifer L Armentrout here. I just recently started her Covenant series, but I’ve yet to read her Lux series..but I do have book 1 here waiting for me :) Thanks for sharing & for stopping by my StS earlier :) New follower via NB

    Micheline @ Lunar Rainbows
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  36. Hi there

    Great haul. I like the covers for The Friday Society and The Art of Wishing.

    Hopefully, both will get Kindle releases in the UK.

    Enjoy your reads.

    Please check out my haul at


  37. Sarah

    Oh! You got The Ruining! It sounds so amazing! Great Haul :)
    Sarah recently posted..Stacking the Shelves #2My Profile


  38. Release has such a beautiful cover. I love the colors. I’m very eager to read Onyx and Obsidian. I have them coming in the mail to me… hope I can read them soon! Enjoy your books this week! :)
    Lisa @ Lost in Literature recently posted..Review & Guest Post: Diners, Dives & Dead Ends by Terri L. AustinMy Profile


  39. Myra White

    Great haul, those books look amazing!

    Thanks for stopping by and happy reading!


  40. So many awesome books this week! I am really excited to read The Art of Wishing. I really like the sound of it. Onyx was amazing! I love JLA and I can’t wait for Opal to come out! Amazing haul! Hope you enjoy all of your books! :D

    Thanks for stopping by My StS post! 

    ~ Maida @ Literary Love Affair
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  41. Amazing haul! I loved Onyx and Skinny looks really touching and powerful :) Amazing haul as usual I hope you enjoy!! :) <333
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  42. Ahhh so many awesome titles! I heard Skinny was a great one to read. It’s a contemporary read that I would probably enjoy. I don’t like how they changed the cover for Tiger..Dark Eyes was such a pretty one. Boooo cover changes! Thanks for stopping by hun :D

    Giselle @ Book Nerd Canada
    Stacking the Shelves Book Haul
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  43. Ren @ Ren's Rambles

    Looks like a whole lot of awesome this week! The Friday Society, The Art of Wishing, & Skinny all look really good & I love Jennifer L. Armentrout’s books. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Happy reading!
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