January 11, 2013

Stacking the Shelves #34 and The Sunday Post


We hope you guys are having a fantastic week!
It’s been hella cold here in our part of the world, with 
impending blizzards!  Which only means one thing…
stay under the covers and settle in with a good book!

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 …

STS 34

For Review:

The Ruining Prodigy

ARC – The Ruining by Anna Collomore (For upcoming Tour)
ARC – Prodigy by Marie Lu (For upcoming Tour)

(Thank you Razorbill Canada!)


OPAL by Kristina Wojtaszek
ARC – Override by heather Anastasiu (For upcoming Tour)

(Thank you Elizabeth & St. Martin’s Griffin)


ARC – The Midnight Spell by Rhiannon Frater & Kody  Boye
(For Upcoming Tour)
ARC – VIII by H.M Castor

(Thank you Giselle and Simon & Schuster)


ARC – Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren (I’m curious!)
ARC – Shadow Girl by Patricia Morrison (Again, curious!)

(Thank you Gallery Books and Random House!)

ARC – Liberty by Annie Laurie Cechini

(Thank you Rhemalda Pub)

Paper valentine

Finished copy of Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff
You can check out our review HERE!

Altered Souls

Altered Souls by Karice Bolton & Swag

SWAG Altered Souls

Thank you Karice!   <3

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


Review of The Near Witch by Victoria Schwab


Blog Tour Kick Off: Rise of the Fire Tamer by Kailin Gow – Spotlight, Excerpt with G!veaway
Blog Tour: Tournament of Chance by S.G. Rogers – Excerpt, Interview with G!veaway
YA Faeries & Fantasy Giveaway Hop


Blog Tour & Scavenger Hunt: Ward Against Death by Melanie Card


Waiting On Wednesday: Beauty by Nancy Ohlin
Blog Tour: Paper Valentine by Brenna Yovanoff – Review


Triple Cover Reveal: Cryptid Tales by Brina Courtney
The Live-Action Mindjack Book Trailer Reveal
Review of The Cadet of Tildor by Alex Lidell with G!veaway
The Collector (Dante Walker #1) by Victoria Scott – Excerpt #2


Blog Tour: Uses for Boys by Erica Lorraine Scheidt – Spotlight with G!veaway


Stacking the Shelves #34 and The Sunday Post
Review of Firelight (Firelight #1) by Sophie Jordan

What goodies did you get this week?
Feel free to leave a link to your post in the comments!
Happy Reading!


  1. Grace Fonseca

    WOW. Busy week for you this week. I see lots of awesome books that I want. Come visit me as well.


  2. Sugar & Snark

    I’m also curious about Shadow Girl! Enjoy :)

  3. I am dying over the fact you got a copy of The Ruining. NICEEEE. I am jealous!

  4. Natalie Aguirre

    I have an ARC of Prodigy too and am planning to give it away with an interview of Marie Lu at the end of the month. I’ll be interested to see what you think of it.

  5. I am dying to read Prodigy! It’s one of my most anticipated releases :) Awesome haul! Altered Soul looks pretty good too.

    My Haul!

  6. The Twins Read

    Paper Valentine! :O I’m honestly quite enchanted with Brenna Yovanoff’s writing. Happy reading!

  7. Jessica

    Paper Valentine looks so good and I’ve heard great things about the Legend series! I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here’s my STS!

  8. Luna

    I got Paper Valentine this week but really don’t like the UK cover, no idea why they had to change it.
    Enjoy all the other books!

  9. I loved Paper Valentine. I read the egalley from Netgalley, but I think I will buy a finished copy for my collection. Such a good book.

    Enjoy all your goodies. Happy reading :)

  10. Crystal

    So many amazing books! I can’t wait to read Paper Valentine and we received Override too! I loved Glitch so I am very excited to read the sequel! I hope you enjoy all your books and awesome swag!

    Our StS for the week =)

  11. Alyssa Susanna

    I’m going to bypass everything else that you got (while they are all amazing-looking) and yell PRODIGY!!!!! Lucky ducky!!!! I really, really hope that book turns out to be amazing, because I loved Legend :D

    My Stacking the Shelves Post

  12. Prodigy…. *droolls* :D I’m interested how Beautiful Bastard by Christina Lauren will turn out to be too. :)
    Great haul, I hope you enjoy them all!
    And thanks for stopping by my STS! :)

  13. brandileigh2003

    I am hoping to read The Ruining soon, hope you enjoy.
    Happy reading,
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

  14. Amy @ Book Loving Mom

    Awesome haul this week!! I can’t wait to read The Midnight Spell!! OMG Prodigy! I would sell my soul for that!! I am curious about Beautiful Bastard too, but I held off on requesting since I have so much to review already. Love the cover of Altered Souls. I really need to get physical copies of the books. They are so good too.

  15. Siiri

    Yay for swag, heh! And you got Prodigy? Ugh, so jealous;) But I hope you enjoy. And Paper Valentine looks so good as well, been dying to have a copy of this and I finally can. Will probably get in next week:) Have fun reading all of these! And thanks so much for stopping by:)

  16. Terri Rochenski

    VIII looks like one I need to check out. Thanks for sharing & happy reading!

  17. Helene

    So cool that you got Override! I absolutely loved Glitch! Can’t wait to read it.

    Enjoy your new books. Thanks for stopping by.

  18. You got so many great books. Had to add some to my wishlist.

  19. Melliane

    I heard so many great things about Paper Valentine I’m also curious. Happy reading!!!

  20. A wonderful haul! You received so many amazing books, I can’t wait for your reviews – especially for Override & Altered Souls.

    Happy reading :-)

  21. Heather

    Thanks for stopping by my STS! Great haul! I’m curious what you think of Beautiful Bastard, it was so overtop, way too much for me, lol! I’m curious about Paper Valentine, love the cover.

  22. OH my goodness! Prodigy! Sweet, sweet haul!

  23. Bree

    What a great list of books. I’ve been hearing great things about Paper Valentines, I’ve added it to my ever-expanding list of books I need to read! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Bree :)

  24. WOOOOOW! Crazy awesome book haul! I LOVE IT! I really want Paper Valentine! The cover is just so cool and the summary for it just sounds so good. I still have to read Legend, but I’ve heard great things about that one and Prodigy! I also want to read Override as well! Some of these books I haven’t heard of or only seen glimpses of, so I’ll have to check those out very soon! Thanks for sharing. I hope you enjoy all these lovely books :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Jessirae @ Words, Pages, and Books

  25. Chyna

    Paper valentine seems interesting! I’ve finished reading my ARC copy of prodigy and I’m sure you’ll love it as much as i did :)

  26. Jennifer Bielman

    I got Beautiful Bastard too. Let’s hope it’s good.

    Thanks for stopping by.

  27. Some great titles there. I haven’t read Marie Lu’s Legend yet but have heard good thngs. Prodigy is boo two yes? Also been seeing override around lately.

    You can check out what I got this week here:

    Have a great week and happy reading! :-)

  28. Sabina

    You got Prodigy! So jealous!! I’m looking forward to it. Can’t wait to see what you think of it.
    Amazing haul. Enjoy!

    Thanks for stopping by my STS

    Sabina @ Delirious About Books

  29. Really want Paper Valentine and Altered Souls! Happy reading and thanks for stopping by!

  30. I can’t wait to start Lu’s books, great haul!

    Happy reading!
    My books

  31. Heather Coulter

    Busy Week.

    Heather ~ My Sunday Post

  32. Jenea W

    What a nice haul. I am thinking I am going to have pick up Paper Valentine soon. I keep seeing it everywhere. Happy reading.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s Sunday Post

  33. kimbacaffeinate

    I almost grabbed Beautiful Bastard and cannot wait to hear your thoughts on it. Awesome week ladies. The Sunday Post

  34. blodeuedd

    Lots of interesting books there :D Enjoy

  35. Dani C.

    You totally rocked the haul this week! So many good books that are on my TBR list!! Enjoy and I look forward to seeing your reviews. My Sunday Edition @ Paulette’s Papers

  36. Katie

    Great books this week. Paper Valentine and The Ruining both look fabulous. Happy reading!

    Here’s my Stacking The Shelves!

  37. I’m on the tours for Paper Valentine and Prodigy! Whoo! I got the e-arc for Override too but I wasn’t chosen unfortunately. I hope you gals enjoy all your books!

    Giselle @ Book Nerd
    Stacking the Shelves

  38. Chapter by Chapter

    We weren’t selected either lol

  39. Eileen



    *runs away crying* You guys are so lucky ahhhhh! D: But I hope you enjoy them I can’t wait to see your reviews for them! :D I’m just SO DARN EXCITED.

  40. I also received goodies from Karice!! I hope you enjoy all those books your haul is massive!!


  41. Carmen B.

    Great haul! I’m so curious about Paper Valentine – I’ll probably run and buy it right away once I finish The Replacement! And I so wish I would have had time to be part of the tour for The Midnight Spell *sigh* Opal sounds interesting too! There are soooo many Snow White retellings coming out lately though…
    Enjoy all your books, and thanks so much for stopping by my post *hugs*

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