Saturday, May 26, 2012

The Weekly Wrap-Up + Stacking the Shelves (1)

Hope all the Americans have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend!

Covers I Hate for TGIF and Dream Casting Susane Colasanti's Keep Holding On for Follow Friday
Featuring a picture of Logan Lerman. You're welcome.

Ned Vizzini Appearance Recap
Featuring awesome shoes and a minor freak out that I got to hold his ARC
(Ned also featured it on his site!)

Top Ten Non-Bookish Sites I Frequent
What We All Learned: Not many of us have lives outside of books. I DON'T MIND.

Review: Fated by Alyson Noel
Loved the setting, but not much else unfortunately. 2 Stars
Buuuut that's good for you, because...

Win my ARC of Fated!
Must be a book blogger.
Please provide your blog URL.
Ends 6/11

And now for my Shelves from the past 2 weeks!
I've found the past week to be in poor taste and decided to find a different meme more suitable for me.
Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews

From the Library
It's been a MGnificent week, apparently!
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healey
Pants on Fire by Meg Cabot
Bliss by Kathryn Littlewood
(2 copies because they came in at the same time from 2 different library systems. Oops!)

*all except Hush, Hush from the Friends of the Library County bookstores
Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender

Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn & David Levithan
Finally! One of my favourites, but I never owned it.

Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

When It Happens by Susane Colasanti

Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
Super excited to finally read this!

The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier (finished copy)
via Crown Publishing and TLC Book Tours for the blog tour (thank you!)

Won & Gifted
The Treachery of Beautiful Things ARC + postcard, note, magnet, bookmark by Ruth Frances Long
Won from the contest on her blog to name something treacherous. (I answered: the ocean)
(thank you so much, Ruth!)

So Much Closer by Susane Colasanti
Won from her #theknowing Twitter contest.
(thank you so much, Susane + Penguin!)

Signed Fracture bookmark + bookplate by Megan Miranda, Signed Slide bookmark by Jill Hathaway
Gifted from Megan Miranda after the YAmazing Race, and she surprised me with the Slide bookmark!
(thank you so much, Megan!)

and the books were signed!

What's on your shelves?
Leave me your link and I'll hop by!


  1. Jessica (Peace Love Books)May 26, 2012 at 6:28 PM

    NO WAY! I got When It Happens this week too! And oh my goodness, I'm SO jealous of your copy of So Much Closer! It looks so good!!! I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here's my STS!

  2. Bumbles and Fairy-TalesMay 26, 2012 at 8:22 PM

    Wow, so many goodies this week! I cannot wait to get my hands on The Treachery of Beautiful Things, sounds amazing!
    Enjoy all of your new reads :)

  3. Alison Can ReadMay 26, 2012 at 10:20 PM

    Great set! The Hero's Guide to Saving the Kingdom sounds so cute. hope you love it.
    My Bookish Recap

  4. CatieMay 27, 2012 at 1:43 AM

    Great haul this week, Bad Girls Don't Die was so awesome. Hope you enjoy!

  5. AnonymousMay 27, 2012 at 4:11 AM

    Ooh, you won a lot of stuff! The Treachery of Beautiful Things and So Much Closer sounds SOO good and I'm so jealous! Great haul, I hope you enjoy everything! :)

    Check out my Stacking the Shelves!

  6. Carrie at In the Hammock BlogMay 27, 2012 at 7:53 AM

    i'd like to read hero's guide. enjoy!

    My post is here:
    Sunday Shout Out

  7. FarahMay 28, 2012 at 7:25 AM

    So MANY great books! When It Happens, Twenty Boy Summer, Hush, Hush! Awesome haul! :D

    Fara @ Tumbling In Books

  8. KaylaMay 28, 2012 at 9:03 AM

    GREAT BOOKS! hush, hush,and Bad Girls dont die were both GREAT!
    enjoy them!

    Check out my "Stacking the Shelves"

  9. Andrea @ The Overstuffed BookcaseMay 29, 2012 at 5:02 PM

    You won that contest for The Treachery of Beautiful Things??? I'm SO jealous. I can't wait to read what you think about it!!

  10. RFLongMay 30, 2012 at 3:06 AM

    Glad to see everything arrived safe and sound. :)


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