January 25, 2013

Stacking the Shelves #36 and The Sunday Post


So our biggest news this week…well, really MY BIGGEST NEWS THIS WEEK is:


I got my pins out!  YAYYY!  Finally!  My foot can start to heal for realz!
Worse experience ever…honestly!  The pins were stuck and they wouldn’t come out.
The smaller pin was the most troublesome…argh!

Ughhh it’s been a long 7 months guys…
I can’t wait to start dancing again, and feeling somewhat back to my 
ol’ self again!

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 36

For Review:

Moonglow Emblaze

ARC – Moonglow by Michael Griffo
ARC –Emblaze by Jessica Shirvington

(Thank you Kensington and Sourcebooks!)


ARC – The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
ARC – How to Lead a Life of Crime by Kirsten Miller

(Thank you Penguin YRG!)


ARC – Strands of Bronze and Gold by Jane Nickerson
(For upcoming Tour Stop)
ARC – The Rules For Disappearing by Ashley Elston

(Thank you Random House and Disney Book Group!)


ReVamped ReAwakened

Angel Creek Signed

Signed copies of:
ReVamped by Ada Adams
ReAwakened by Ada Adams

plus some wicked awesome swag!

Angel Creek SWAG

Thank you Ada!  We love it alllllllllllllll  <3

Archived SWAG

Our package from Victoria Schwab for being selected
to be one of the Keepers of the Archive!

3 signed totes (all signed)
50 bookmarks (all signed)
10 stickers
plus our list of duties!

Awesomesauce!  Thanks Victoria! We can’t wait to start!

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


Review of Farseed (Seed #2) by Pamela Sargent


Cover Reveal: Blurred (Kissed by Death #2) by Tara A. Fuller with G!veaway
Daynight by Megan Thomason Book Blast – Win $75 Amazon Gift Card or Paypal Cash
Blog Tour: Summerset Abbey by T.J. Brown – Guest Post with G!veaway


Blog Tour: The Gypsy King by Maureen Fergus – Review


Waiting On Wednesday: Siege and Storm (The Grisha #2) by Leigh Bardugo
Trailer Reveal: Senshi (Katana #2) by Cole Gibsen with G!veaway
Splash into Spring-Fling Blog Tour feat. Real Mermaids Don’t Need Heels Hélène Boudreau – Spotlight with G!veaway


Blog Tour: Breaking Point (Article 5 #2) by Kristen Simmons – Review with G!veaway


Review of NOBODY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes with G!veaway


Stacking the Shelves #36 and The Sunday Post
Review of Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

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


  1. Laura

    *shivers* I’m a crybaby so I don’t think I’d be able to deal with the pain those pins must have caused.

    Such pretty covers!! I really like them, especially the one for The Rules For Disappearing. It’s simple but I like it.

    Oh oh oh and look at the awesomeness of that Archived package *stares*

  2. Grace Fonseca

    I can only imagine how painful that was for you. Nice haul of books. Waiting to see if I get approved for Blaze or not on NG. Great haul.


  3. Revamped was awesome and Reawakened was okay :) And I really want to start Embrace (book 1) by J Shirvington. I’ve had it for a while! Awesome haul :)

    JaninaMy Haul!

  4. I love signed books, they rock. You’re so lucky I really want to read Strands of Bronze and Gold & The Rules For Disappearing. Enjoy!

  5. FourDivergent

    AWESOME haul! You had those in your foot?! Goodness gracious! Happy reading :)

  6. Natalie Aguirre

    Awesome you got those pins out. Great stack of books that you got. I need to read Jessica’s series.

  7. You received some awesome books! I totally need to read the second book in the Ada Adams series soon. I’m still waiting for Emblaze to come in! Have a great weekend!

  8. Jessica

    SO jealous you got The Moon and More! Sarah Dessen is by far one of my favorite authors. I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here’s my STS!

  9. WOW! Those look UBER painful MaryAnn but I’m glad you can start to heal again, and get back to your old self :D

    What a wonderful stacking the shelves this week, I am so intruiged by the Archived I’m going to have to check it out sometime soon :) I hope you enjoy Emblazed and the Moon and More!

    Have a great week!

  10. Ashley

    I am so so jealous that you got The Rules for Disappearing! That book sounds AWESOME! Witness protection? Gimme, gimme! I can’t wait to read your review. :)

  11. Chrissi

    I want to read The Rules for Disappearing! I’m glad your foot can start to heal better now the pins are out! Happy reading!!

  12. The Twins Read

    Oh wow, I’m not exactly familiar with those books but they sure look interesting. :) Hope you enjoy them all and have a great week ahead! :D

  13. Tammy Sparks

    You’re so lucky you were selected to be a Keeper of the Archives! All your books look fantastic. Enjoy!

    Here’s my Stacking the Shelves.

  14. SweetMarie83

    Awesome haul! I am SO jealous you got The Moon and More! Sarah Dessen’s been one of my favourite authors since I was 16 and I’d give just about anything to get my hands on that book. Happy reading! :-)

    ~Marie ~ My Book Haul

  15. Ahh I can’t wait to read The Rules of Disappearing!

    Happy Reading!

  16. Montana G.

    Both Emblaze and The Moon and More look great! Enjoy all your books :)

  17. Kate

    Great haul, enjoy : )

    my Book haul and international giveaway

  18. Rose. P

    Ok, I am seriously jealous that you have paperback copies of ReVamped and ReAwakened!! LOL Just sayin’…. I’m still hoping to go to her signing soon though! lol Anyway, those are some great book you’ve gotten!! I wish I got that many new books a week! What’s your secret??? ;) lol Maybe you can share?? haha kidding! Or am I?! LOL

  19. Danica Page @Taking it One Page at a Time

    So many great books. I’m definitely jealous. I’m so jealous about the Dessen one. I hope I get approved for it.

    Here’s mine

    ~Danica Page @Taking it One Page at a Time

  20. Sabina

    Awesome haul and swag! I hope you enjoy them all.

    My STS post

    Sabina @ Delirious About Books

  21. Cyn

    That must be so exciting to get those pins out!
    Also great haul, such pretty covers all around haha. I can’t to read the Archived!

    Here’s my Sunday Post & IMM at Bookmunchies (:

  22. I am glad to hear you finally got them out, I bet your foot feels soooo much better. Amazing haul and swag. Enjoy.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s Sunday Post

  23. kimbacaffeinate

    Sweet haul and woot! woot! on getting your pins removed! I am looking forward to reviews of your haul! The Sunday Post

  24. Melliane

    I’m so curious about emblaze! I hope you’ll enjoy all your new books. happy reading!

  25. kah_cherub

    That is a lot of goodies you’ve got there!! nice! I loved the Archived tote. LOL!! Have fun!

  26. Terri Rochenski

    You got some goodies along with those books! Lucky duck.

    Glad the pins are out. Hope you’re dancing soon.

  27. Melissa

    Wow…those pins were in your foot!! OMG! Hope you are now well and truly on your way to healing! Happy Reading!!n You have lots of great new books!

  28. Thanks for stopping by my STS! The Strands of Bronze and Gold sounds soooo good, I can’t wait to read it! Hope your foot is better soon =)

  29. Thanks for stopping by my STS! The Strands of Bronze and Gold sounds soooo good, I can’t wait to read it! Hope your foot is better soon =)

  30. Yay for getting your pins out. That is such great news!

    You got the new Sarah Dessen and I am so incredibly jealous. I didn’t request it because I thought for sure they would decline me but I so cant wait to hear your thoughts!

    Enjoy your books and thanks for visiting my blog again!

  31. Melissa @ Harley Bear Book Blog

    I’m really looking forward to Sarah Dessen and the Rules! So jealous you got copies already lol. Hope you enjoy! My STS/Sunday Post

  32. Dani C

    Awesome update and look at that haul! Happy Reading!

  33. Hannah

    You got a ton of amazing books!!! I’m so happy for you! There’s so many on there I want to read: The Moon and More & The Rules For Disappearing are high on my want list!

    Here’s my StS!

  34. Eileen


    Also, I’m so jelly of The Rules For Disappearing it sounds SO EPICALLY AWESOME. And Emblaze also looks SO great too! Enjoy!

  35. GREAT haul! And yay for no more pins. Have a great week. :)

  36. Sophia Lin

    Awesome haul! And those pins look scary, lol. Thanks for stopping by! :)

    ~Sophia @ Bookwyrming Thoughts

  37. I hope your foot is painfree, ouch on having the pins in your feet x

    A nice haul! I adore the Angel Creek series – I’m so excited for ReBorn & I love all of your swag!

    Happy reading :)

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