Stacking the Shelves (74)

April 26, 2014 Stacking the Shelves 25

Stacking the Shelves
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where you showcase all of the books you received for the week, whether it be physical or electronic books!

Happy weekend everyone 🙂 I hadn’t planned on doing a stacking the shelves but I got a ton of mail this week! I mentioned last week, I had one the “blue” portion of the YA Scavenger Hunt a couple of weeks ago and I started to get a lot of the books this week! I am really excited to read a ton of these, some of them were on my TBR already but others I hadn’t heard of before YASH so I am so happy to discover more new reads!!

Despite this being a short week, it was SO hectic at work! This weekend will not be too quiet either as I really have to get a good portion of packing done. We are moving very soon and I am so excited 🙂

Anyhow onto the books…

stacking the shelves
The Other Way Around  The Obvious Game  No Place to Fall  Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
  Alpha Goddess  The Art of Lainey  Eternal Starling  Welcome Caller, This is Chloe 
 Tabula Rasa  Gated  The Fire Horse Girl
The Other Way Around by Sashi Kaufman
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
The Obvious Game by Rita Arens
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
No Place to Fall by Jaye Robin Brown (ARC)
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea by April Genevieve Tucholke
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
Alpha Goddess by Amalie Howard
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
The Art of Lainey by Paula Stokes (ARC)
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
Eternal Starling by Angela Corbett
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
Welcome Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Coriell
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
Tabula Rasa by Kristen Lippert-Martin (ARC)
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
Gated by Amy Christine Parker
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)
The Fire Horse Girl by Kay Honeyman
*From author (Won in YA Scavenger Hunt)

Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and The Art of Lainey were on my TBR already so I was definitely excited to get these two. I will be reading The Art of Lainey in the near future and I cannot wait to start, I have heard nothing but excellent thing about it! The Other Way Around sounds phenomenal, it’s a road trip/self discovery book so it’s a perfect summer read! The obvious Game sounds very intriguing. The synopsis doesn’t give away a lot of details, so that alone has me very interested. No Place to Fall is another great summer read… my TBR for summer is steadily increasing!

Alpha Goddess sounds AMAZING! And the cover, ohemgee! I loveeee mythology lately so just… *grabby hands*. Eternal Starling is another series that I have no idea how I hadn’t discovered it sooner! The Fire Horse Girl is a historical fiction and has a very intriguing premise. I don’t read a lot of books that take place in other parts of the world, with the exception of some ‘popular’ parts of Europe, so this will be fascinating to read!

Welcome Caller, This is Chloe has phenomenal reviews! I love the idea of a teen radio show host, and it’s something that’s different to the YA genre. I thought it was going to be a cute, fun type of book based on the cover but it seems like it tackles some tough issues at well, very interested!

Gated and Tabula Rasa are both dystopians that will probably read very, very soon. As I’ve mentioned I am sick to death of this genre but these both have very unique premises it seems so YAY!

Thank you so much to all the authors that sent me these books and all the lovely swag and bookmarks included <3 I cannot wait to get started!!

My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century  A Tale of Two Centuries  My Not So Super Sweet Life  Courting Cate
My Super Sweet Sixteenth Century by Rachel Harris
*From the author from YASH giveaway!
A Tale of Two Centuries by Rachel Harris
*From the author from YASH giveaway!
My Not So Super Sweet Life by Rachel Harris
*From the author from YASH giveaway!
Courting Cate by Leslie Gould
*Free on Kindle

I never really looked into Rachel Harris’ books previously, because I wasn’t too into historical fiction. Now that I cannot get enough of it, I cannot wait to read her series! I was so excited to receive these three books from her in the scavenger hunt, thank you so much Rachel!! I have said a few times recently as well that Amish fiction is another favorite of mine, so I spotted Courting Cate free on Kindle and couldn’t resist picking it up!

stacking the shelves
Night School: Legacy by C.J. Daughtery
*From Bookouture via Netgalley

I had read Night School last year and I’m really intrigued to see where the story goes. I had spent nearly the entire book thinking it was a paranormal read, so now that I know otherwise I’m looking forward to seeing what happens next!

None this week!!

Have you read any of these books? What did you think? Which ones should I pick up first? And please don’t forget to link up your hauls too 🙂


25 Responses to “Stacking the Shelves (74)”

    • Lauren

      I’m so glad to hear you liked Between the Devil… Bieke 🙂 I’ve wanted to read it for awhile so I can’t wait to hopefully add that to the reading pile soon!!!

    • Lauren

      Thanks Mel!! The art of Lainey wasn’t one I wanted to read and then all of sudden I wanted to SOOO bad once I seen the reviews. I’m glad it’s an arc and coming up soon so I can have an excuse to sneak it up the TBR 🙂

    • Lauren

      Thanks Luna!! I’m so glad to hear that those two are great, I hadn’t heard of them before YASH so I’m excited to read them 🙂

    • Lauren

      Thanks Alma!! I’m so glad to know that the series gets better. I did enjoy Night School (3 stars) but I’m excited for Legacy to be better!!!! Have a lovely weekend as well!!

    • Lauren

      Thanks Grace 🙂 I am definitely on a personal buying ban after winning this giveaway… I have so much to read now!

    • Lauren

      YAYY!! I’m so glad to hear that you loved these! Between the Devil… has been on my TBR for awhile so I was SOOO excited to get it, and THE COVER!!!!

      Have a fabulous weekend as well Alyssa!!!

    • Lauren

      It does remind me of Papertowns as well!!! The Art of Lainey sounds amazing and I’ve seen a ton of great reviews 🙂

  1. tonyalee

    Awesome books this week! There are many that are new to me, so I am def checking them out!

    I loved Gated! I’ve read mixed reviews on Between the Devil and Deep Blue Sea, so I haven’t read that one yet!

    • Lauren

      Oh, I’m so glad to hear you loved Gated 🙂 That one totally slipped by my so I’m loving hearing everyones thoughts on it!!

  2. Kirsty-Marie

    Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea is…well, crazy. I’ll say that. It’s a weird one, that’s for sure. I don’t know if I enjoyed it or if it just gave me the creeps. But, SO excited for No Place to Fall (reminds me of Let’s Get Lost), hope you enjoy it! 🙂
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    • Lauren

      OH! That actually makes it a bit more appealing haha, I love books where I don’t really know what to think of it at the end 😛

    • Lauren

      I actually have already started The Art of Lainey and it is SO good. it’s fun and really, really a great contemporary, summer read!!

    • Lauren

      Thanks Nicole 🙂 I’ve started Lainey already and it’s SOOO fun, it really is worth the hype it’s been getting (so far anyway, I’m only 50% through lol).

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