Dec 8, 2012

Stacking the Shelves {2}: November 2012

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews, where we share recently bought, borrowed, won, and gifted books (print or ebooks)!

...This one's gonna be long, and I call it the "ecopy edition". Also, this includes the ones I got on the first week of December.

Black City (Black City #1) by Elizabeth Richards (ARC) - won from Book Dreams
Watering Heaven by Peter Tieryas Liu (ARC) - from Signal 8 Press for review
Temptation (Temptation #1) by Karen Ann Hopkins - won from author at Big Book Little Book
Going Bovine by Libba Bray - bought
Witches of East End (The Beauchamp Family #1) by Melissa de la Cruz - bought
The Passage (The Passage #1) by Justin Cronin - bought

Now for the products of my crazy impulse.
Gravity (The Taking #1) by Melissa West - won from Liz Pelletier (review)
Audrey's Guide to Witchcraft (Audrey's Guides #1) by Jody Gehrman - free from Amazon
Branded (Fall of Angels #1) by Keary Taylor - free from Amazon

The Fallen Star (Fallen Star #1) by Jessica Sorensen - free from Amazon
Cephrael's Hand (A Pattern of Shadow & Light #1) by Melissa McPhail - for blog tour
Reaping Me Softly by Kate Evangelista - won from publisher

The Watcher by Lisa Voisin - from publisher
Heart of the Ocean by Heather B. Moore - for blog tour
The Gift (The Original Sinners #0.5) by Tiffany Reisz - free from publisher

Make it Last (Friends & Lovers #1) by Bethany Lopez - won from blog tour
Back to You by Priscilla Glenn - for blog tour

Girl on a Mission by Cindy Ellis
The Seven Devils by Sara Danvers
Tattoo of a Naked Lady by Randy Everhard
The Soul Garden by Cege Smith
Peace by A.D. Koboah
And They Called Her Spider (A Bartleby and James Adventure #1) by Michael Coorlim

Pantomime by Laura Lam
The Mad Scientist's Daughter by Cassandra Rose Clarke
Tempestuous: A Modern-Day Spin on Shakespeare's The Tempest (Twisted Lit #1) by Kim Askew and Amy Helmes
Louder Than Words by Laurie Plissner
The Cadet of Tildor by Alex Lidell
A Shimmer of Angels (Angel Sight #1) by Lisa M. Basso
Moonset (Legacy of Moonset #1) by Scott Tracey
If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch
The Demon Lover (Fairwick Chronicles #1) by Juliet Dark (review)

Two and Twenty Dark Tales: Dark Retellings of Mother Goose Rhymes (review)
Hooked (Hooked #1) by Liz Fichera
Flawed by Kate Avelynn

Sea of Tranquility by Katja Millay
Talisman of El (Talisman of El #1) by Alecia Stone
The Pretty One: A Novel about Sisters by Lucinda Rosenfeld

Empty by K.M. Walton
Speechless by Hannah Harrington (review)

A Reason to Stay by L.S. Murphy
Lives of Notorious Cooks by Brendan Connell

 Hooked swag from Liz Fichera

And that's it! Yes, I will read all those; everything's in my reading schedule a.k.a. my lifesaver, and I only have one week and two days of school left before Christmas break! December's promising to be a better month for print books because my sister gave in and bought me seven XD I hope my other siblings will take the hint for Christmas lol.
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  1. Holy moly! What a haul! Have fun reading all of those! The Witches of East End was such a good read! I can't wait to read book 2 now that it's out. I really like Melissa de la Cruz's stories! Black City is one I have been coveting! Too fun that you won it! Nice! Happy reading.

    Our Week in Books @Libby Blog

  2. Whoot! You got a lot of great books! :) Hope you enjoy Black City! Trust me, it's addicting! Happy reading!

    My Stacking the Shelves post.

    Louisse @ The Soul Sisters

  3. I enjoyed Black City and I'm excited to see how Pantomime turns out, which is in my TBR pile. I'm also want to read The Mad Scientist's Daughter, I LOVED Cassandra Rose Clarke's The Assassin's Curse!!!

    My Haul

  4. Holy. Cow. Now THAT is a haul! I haven't gotten my copy of Black City from the bookstore yet, but Nicole definitely has. Happy reading!

    The Twins Read's Stacking the Shelves #7

  5. Nice week!! Thanks for sharing the freebie for the gift I just picked it up, thanks to you!! I bought The Angel recently on sale for .99, so I'm slowly piling up the series!

    My Stack

  6. You got some awesome books this week. I love the Freebies you got this week. Come check out my STS haul this week.


  7. Really want to read Hooked, it sounds ace!

  8. WOW! So much awesome in your haul this week! I squeed inside for Black City. Awesome awesome book and fab. win! I tried to get into The Passage a few years back, and just couldn't do it! Probably wrong state of mind. I'll have to try again...I'm so excited to start reading Pantomime. The cover is so pretty. I'm also very very stoked to start reading Flawed. I'm see so much awesomeness about this one, that I def. needed to check it out. Enjoy all that you got this week! Thanks for sharing and happy reading!

    MaryAnn | Chapter by Chapter
    What we got this week!

  9. Wow quiet a haul! and such great reads as well :D I know all about the crazy impulse hehe happy readings!

    My STS

  10. Woww! This is quite some haul! I don't even know where to start. Pantomime, Going Bovine, The Mad Scientist's Daughter... you are in for a lot of fun, I'm sure. :)

  11. WOW....look at all de books,so many of de books. I can't wait to see what you think of Black city and Gravity :)
    Old follower
    my F&F

  12. Awesome haul! You got so many great books! Wow. Happy reading!

    My STS post

    Sabina @ Delirious About Books

  13. wow, great haul. I forgot to put on my post, but I also got Shimmer of Angels, looks good. I also have and started tor read Audrey's Guide to Witchcraft, and really like it. Also same for Gravity.
    I really loved the Fallen Star series, hope you like it too.
    Have fund with all those. I am also a new follower.

    Oh, and Opal is already out, released early at Amazon, I see you have a countdown. I bought it on the 6th for Kindle, am half done, its so good too.

    Here is mine
    Stacking the Shelves & In My Mailbox

  14. What a huge haul!!
    I have a few of the books you've spotlighted for review and really looking forward to reading them!
    Specially Pantomime!! Oh and Black City, The Mad Scientist's Daughter, If you Find Me, Sea of Tranquility.. they all seem fantastic!! :D
    My Book Haul
    Addie @ That READioactive Book Blog

  15. That is one amazing haul! I got A Shimmer of Angels to review, it looks really good. Pantomime and Black City sound amazing! I also received If You Find Me to review and I'm really looking forward to reading it!

    Check out my book haul:

  16. Wow, lots of books! I've been interested in trying out Speechless, Going Bovine, and Audrey's Guide to Witchcraft. Hope you love all your books, too!

    Have a great week!

    My Weekly Wrap Up

  17. Holy book haul! That's a lot of books you have there. I actually really enjoyed Gravity. The whole concept was interesting and I really enjoyed how they showed the aliens. Happy reading Hun!


    Giselle @ Book Nerd Canada
    Stacking the Shelves


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