Mar 8, 2014

Stacking the Shelves {21} + a Giveaway!

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

My book-buying ban has obviously been failing. *sigh* But what's a girl to do? If I don't buy books, I buy food, then I gain weight and get sad; I buy books and not food, I feel guilty having so many unread books on my shelf. I need to find something to save up for. An Instax, perhaps...

I bought A Feast for Crows because winter Game of Thrones season is coming; I shall start reading it when I'm done watching season 3. I wasn't the most loyal fan last year because I read A Storm of Swords before the season started and I was like, ha, I already know that *spoiler!* and *spoiler!* and *spoiler!* dies, anyway. The 100 I got because the TV show is gonna start airing on the 19th (which is also my birthday but let's forget I'm getting older). And then there's Hollow City. I read Miss P not so long ago but although I didn't enjoy it as much as I'd expected to, I'm still looking forward to reading this sequel - and to getting it signed by Ransom Riggs next month!

I still remember going to three different malls as soon as my local bookstore tweeted that they already had copies of these two babies. Of course I found them in the third mall :| But they're worth the trip! Ignite Me is nothing but fantastic and it made me very happy. And to complete my collection - and because novellas in print are just precious to me - of course I also got Unite Me. I don't have a review for this bind-up, but I've reviewed both Destroy Me (WARNER BABYYYY) and Fracture Me.

The Scorpio Races was an impulse buy because I couldn't anymore resist the pretteh cover. I was going to ask my sister to get me the UK edition but then they released this piece of gorgeous and it's even better. And just last Tuesday, I went to the mall with my sisters and saw a half-price table in the bookstore from where I picked up Second Helpings, but when I went inside I put it down and got Anna and the French Kiss instead. I'm still readying my heart for Etienne St. Clair, because I know I need to. My heart is not good with handling swoon.

Lastly, the ever-amazing Kate Evangelista surprised me with a copy of her new book Til Death when she sent me some of the bookmarks that I designed along with a ton of other swag! What's funny is that the package arrived just as I was a few chapters away from finishing the eARC :)) Of course I finished reading with the paperback, duh.

And because I already have a copy of Til Death, one lucky PH resident will win a personalized signed copy of the book! I'll be attending the book launch on the 15th and I want to get a copy signed, no matter whose name is on it! ;D
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25 comments:

  1. OMG, you have like the best haul of ever! I LOVE The Scorpio Races. Totally hooked me in...and I just finished Anna and the French Kiss, which is definitely swoon-worthy, but I was a bit disappointed that they didn't see much of Paris. (I'm a sucker for all things Paris.) I wasn't such a fan of Miss Peregrine's either. ;) OH BUT OMG IGNITE ME.

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  2. Amazing haul! I'm only in the middle of the first Game of Throne books that I'm buddy reading with a friend. We love it so far! =D I'd also love to have Unite Me even though I read both novellas in it. I still have to read Ignite Me but it's waiting for me on my shelves to read. And oh Til Death. I'd love to have a print copy of that. I adore Kate Evangelista! =D

    Happy Reading!

    My STS!

    ~Stephanie @ Bookfever

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  3. What a great haul! I, of course, loved the Shatter Me series. Warner. Swoon. Anna and the French Kiss remains one of my favorite YA contemporaries of all time. Kate's book is on my TBR, so I'm thrilled at the chance to win a copy! :)

    Enjoy all your new lovelies and thanks for the giveaway!

    My StS.

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  4. Looks like you've got a great haul this week. I've already read all the George RR Martin books, hoping to start watching the shows soon. I loved Anna and the French Kiss and the other books by her too - hope you enjoy & happy reading!

    My STS

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  5. Nice haul. I'm one of the few people who's yet to read GoT but I heard it's awesome! Scorpio Races is awesome too! I don't think I'll be able to go to Til Death's release because school is almost over and there's sooo many things to do but I cannot and I will not miss the April signing event!

    Chel @ The Procrastinator's Corner

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  6. I've seen the bookmarks and they're pretty! <3 Ha! You can never say no to buying books! See you in a week. ;)

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  7. Great haul of books, I'm supposedly on a book buying ban but failing miserably! Looking forward to hearing what you think of GoT, the books are so much more involved than the TV show :)

    Enjoy your new books and happy reading :)

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  8. I haven't read any of these but happy reading!

    Tsuki’s STS

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  9. Great haul! I really want to read Anna & The French Kiss, so many people have mentioned it. Here is my STS - http://wp.me/p44aPx-3Z
    Hopefully you can check it out!

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  10. Great haul! I really need to read The 100 before the show airs! Ignite Me! I loved it, I hope you do too :)

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  11. That's a great haul! I recently bought The Scorpio Races and it looks amazing. And I love Anna and the French Kiss - it's so cute! Also, I really need to carry on reading A Song of Ice and Fire - I've had A Dance with Dragons sitting in my TBR list for months.

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  12. This is a great haul of books! I have been into buying ebooks lately since we don't really have a book store that is close. I miss having actual physical copies in my hands though, so I feel like I need a trip to a bookstore soon.

    Tiffany
    Beneath the Jacket Reviews

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  13. Awesome haul! I still have to buy Miss Peregine's and Shatter Me for the signing too! I'm so sad that I won't be able to go to Kate's book launch because I have school! :(
    Stacking the Shelves
    Officially Back + Co-Blogger! :D

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  14. What an awesome haul you got this week!! I've only just started the Shatter me series in the last two weeks and have been trying to squeeze them in amongst my review books. I can't believe I waited so long to read them!!

    Here is my STS

    Have a great week!! :)

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  15. Ahhhh! Thank you for reminding me when The 100 was on! (I kept forgetting to check) I bought Anna and the French Kiss back last month (but still haven't read it.) Now I'm feeling guilty... :(

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

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  16. My friend asked me to come to the book signing, but I have a prior engagement. Awesome giveaway! I also bought Unite Me today. I am preparing for the book signing in April. Enjoy your books!

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  17. I love love loved Ignite me!! :) I only have them in kindle form though. I need some more bookshelves!

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  18. Great haul.Im envious.Thanks for the giveaway.

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  19. Nice haul. I love your signed copy of Til Death, it's gorgeous. I still need to start the Shatter Me series, something I definitely need to do now all the books are out. I hope you enjoy all of your books :) My STS

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  20. Thanks so much for the giveaway! :)

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  21. Awesome Haul! I super love Ignite Me. The ending was fantastic! Thank you so much for the giveaway! :)

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  22. YAY, ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS! I personally didn't like The 100 but I hope you have a great time with it, hehe. :)

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  23. I gotta read Mafi's work!! They look so good! Happy Reading! Here's my STS if you'd like to stop by.....

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