Saturday, February 11, 2017

Stacking the Shelves (#216)


Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews, in which bloggers share the books and swag they've received in the past week!


So, what did I get in the week of Sunday, February 5th to Saturday, February 11th?


(all links to Goodreads are provided!)


In the mail:

To be updated when I go home on Saturday night! There... is a lot. Y'all have been seeing the pictures of Macmillan packages on Twitter over the last few days, right? Welp. Get ready.

EDIT: updated!



Thank you SO much, LB! The packaging of this one was beautiful.



This was a surprise! Thank you, Berkley. I loved Kery's Looking Inside (unrelated to this one), and I'm definitely in the mood for more of her books.



This. Sounds. EPIC. Celtic fantasy? Yes, please! Thank you, Tor!



This one is new to me (and unsolicited)! I've heard good things about it. :D



Thank you, Disney/Cassie! I am looking forward to reading this book.



Gaaaaaaaahhhhh. Thank you, Macmillan! SO EXCITED!


From NetGalley:

  
  

Outlaw by Katana Collins (Part I, Part II, Part III)

From Edelweiss:

    
  

A Most Unlikely Duke by Sophie Barnes


Yes, I have 1000% more books than I know what to do with. All of these auto-approval downloads and recently approved requests are messing up my review schedule! Always grateful though. Thank you, pubs! I really, really needed this (massive) pick-me-up this week. 

86 comments:

  1. I want to read JLA's new book! I also like the look of Spectacle, some good ones this week and yeah we all seem to get more books when we shouldn't ;) My Shelf

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    1. Yes! It's been a while since I read a JLA book. You should try Menagerie, Eve! It's gritty and heartbreaking, but really good.

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    2. Also you added Strange the Dreamer! I want that book in my life!

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    3. YES! I got it in the mail and OMG! I'm so excited. I hope you like it when you get the chance to read it, Eve!

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  2. Wow what a big haul!! Hope you enjoy! I haven't read any of them, but they all look good :)
    Have a lovely week ahead, Alyssa!

    Amy @ A Magical World Of Words

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  3. Whew, yeah, these will keep you busy for a while- and you say there's more? You'll be reveling in some good books here for sure. :)

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    1. Right?! Yup, the physical mail haul! I haven't gone home yet for the weekend, so those are still waiting for me. ;)

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  4. It's a buzz when the books arrive isn't it! I try to feel guilty but the joy of the book grab just takes over! Enjoy your new reads!

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    1. I'm always excited to get new books! Sometimes they come all at once. :D Thank you!

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  5. Isn't it awesome to get goodies on-line or in the mail? Hope your weekend is fab! Hugs...

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    1. Yes! Either way, I'm happy. ^_^ Thank you, Ro!

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  6. Great haul! I have a feeling I might see Spectacle on a lot of bloggers hauls this week.

    Have a great weekend!

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    1. Yep, it looks like a round of approvals went out this week. I'm excited!

      Thanks, and you too!

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  7. Awesome books!!! I will read anything Jennifer L Armentrout writes :P Hope you enjoy them :) !
    Kariny @ kariny's boox frenzy

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    1. Thank you! I hope you read Till Death soon, Kariny!

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  8. I'm so disappointed in myself for not reading Menagerie last year, maybe I can catch up, but just in case I've decided not to request the sequel. But I will be looking forward to your review!!

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    1. Ooo, Tammy, I think you would like Menagerie! You could binge-read the two, eventually. :D Thank you!

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  9. I didn't know that Avenged was available on Edelweiss. Thanks for letting me know. I hope you love all of your new books.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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    1. YES! It was just uploaded recently. Thank you, Grace!

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  10. Nice haul! You cannot go wrong with Jennifer Armentrout. Hope you enjoy reading all the books in your haul!
    Here's my Stacking The Shelves post

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    1. She's usually a solid author, so I agree! Thanks, Priyanka. =)

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  11. Awesome set of books you have! Til Death looks really interesting!

    Here’s my Stacking the Shelves!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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  12. I can't wait for Spectacle! I will probably try to listen to the audio since the audio for the first book was wonderful. Enjoy your new books!

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    1. Yes! It's been a long time coming. I hope you enjoy it, Carole!

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  13. Wow, great haul! So many great looking ones on there! I REALLY wanted Sweet Victory but talked myself out of it because I'm trying to catch up and beat up my backlist. I haven't read anything from my backlist this month yet. Eeeek! I'll eventually catch up....maybe. LOL! Hope you have a great weekend, and enjoy all of your new books!

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    1. Girl, treat yourself! I've been doing okay with backlist but right now at this very moment, I am drowning in ARCs. o_o Catching up sounds like a plan!

      Thank you, and you too, Julie!

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  14. Ooo, Spectacle has an intriguing cover. Enjoy.

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    1. It does! I love the new covers for the series. Thank you!

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  15. I was thinking Spectacle looks interesting but then I realized I haven't even read the first book yet. LOL

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    1. Yaaasss! The first book was good - heartbreaking, but good.

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  16. Ooh Spectacle. I haven't read Menagerie yet, but soon! And I LOVE that cover of Avenged.

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    1. I think you would like Menagerie, Greg!

      Funny thing - Avenged had a slightly darker brown cover originally. I liked that one more! This new cover has a color that reminds of vomit. o_o

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  17. Woah, that's quite a haul Alyssa! :-) I hope you enjoy these when you get around to them.

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    1. It is! Next week I'll probably get nothing, LOL. Thank you, Chrissi!

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  18. Eeeek, it always takes so much longer for the Mac packages to get to the West Coast and I just get so antsy when we start seeing them haha. What a lovely stack though, I'm super excited for The Wood and Amid Stars! Very excited for Royal Bastards, too---need to make time for that one soon, I think! Have a lovely week, Alyssa!

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    1. It's coming, it's coming! Hopefully you get all the ones you requested. Thanks, Becky!

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  19. ohhhh these look so good!!! Strange the Dreamer is definitely a book that I'll probably also try to pick up some time! :D Hope you'll enjoy all these great goodies *.*

    Happy Reading!
    Yasmine @ Swissbookworm
    My Stacking the Shelves

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    1. It is a must-read (in my opinion)! It's been so long since I read a book by Laini Taylor. Thank you, Yasmine! <3

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  20. Strange the Dreamer is a book I want to pick up! Sometimes I feel like I have my TBR under control then all of a sudden I had so many requests accepted on my shelf that I don't know where to start. Enjoy all your books!

    Danica @ Shelves of Spines

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    1. Yaaassss! I'm sure it'll be awesome. I've been doing really well with being ahead of my TBR, but already this month has set me back. :O Hopefully I'll make it through all of these in a timely fashion!

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  21. So many awesome titles! Bad Romance and Strange The Dreamer are among my most-anticipated releases this year... I hope you will enjoy your new titles!

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    1. Same here! I love Demetrios's books, and Taylor's. Strange the Dreamer could not come soon enough.

      Thank you so much!

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  22. Oooh, Royal Bastards and Strange the Dreamer! So jealous! Great haul this week.
    Check out my Sunday Post

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  23. Holy smokes! That is an very impressive haul. Happy reading and I envy you for having Till Death already :-)

    Best wishes
    Vi @ Gone With The Books

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    1. Thank you so much, Vi! I was shocked to see a widget email from the publicist. :D

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  24. I really enjoyed Game of Shadows there! I hope you'll enjoy all your new books. happy reading!

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  25. So much goodness I don't even know where to start. Happy reading.
    sherry @ fundinmental Sunday Memes

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  26. Wow, many hours of great reading in front of you! I know what how it is getting those Edelweiss and NetGalley approvals...they mess with the review schedule, but it's so much fun :) Have a great week!

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    1. Seriously though! The mail was one thing... the Edelweiss/NetGalley approvals were another altogether. o_o Thank you, Yvonne!

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  27. Yay for Till Death! I'm reading it now and loving it! Then again I always love her stuff haha. Hope you enjoy all your new reads!

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    1. Oooo, that is good to here! It's great when an author never lets you down. ;) Thank you, Teresa!

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  28. So many pretties. I'm excited for Strange the Dreamer and In Some Other Life. I love being auto-approved, but it can be hard to have self-control. Lol. Happy reading!!

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    1. It was a lot! Next week it'll be a drought, I'm sure.

      Thank you, Natalie!

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  29. I received Strange The Dreamer via NetGalley a few weeks ago. It looks so good!

    Wow another JLA book I'll have to check that out!

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    1. YAY! I hope you love it!

      This JLA one is quite different from her usual! I'm excited. :D

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  30. SO MANY BOOKS!!! I seriously can't wait for Royal Bastards' cover reveal. I have the eARC and I'm very excited to read it. I totally forgot about Bad Romance! I requested it and hope to get approved. I got Till Death in a subscription box to promote so I'm very happy about that! I haven't read an Armentrout book in so long. It's definitely amazing when we get a big haul. I always feel so good when packages arrive :)
    Have a lovely week!
    Genesis @ Latte Nights Reviews

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    1. Seriously though! Almost too many. o_o I believe they just revealed the cover, a week or two ago! It's on Goodreads.

      I hope you get Bad Romance! It's been a long time since I've read a JLA book as well.

      Thank you, Genesis!

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  31. Looks like you got some really cool books! I managed to get Royal Bastards on NetGalley, too - I can't wait to check it out!

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    1. I hope you love the book! It sounds so good!

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  32. Goodness! This is a huge haul, how will you read all of this? Jealous!

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    1. I don't even know! I'll be reading morning noon and night. o_o

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  33. You can never have too may books right? What a great haul. I'm really looking forward to The Wood and Royal Bastards.

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    1. One would think! I'll be swimming in books soon. I hope you love those two, Barb!

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  34. It looks like you got tons of new books to read! Always a good thing to have to many books! I like Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor it looks great! Happy Reading and Have a great week!

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    1. Sooooo many! I'm most excited for Strange the Dreamer. Thank you, Kristyn! <3

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  35. Aaaah, I've been really wanting to read Strange the Dreamer. Hope you enjoy all these!

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  36. Amazing haul! I'm starting Strange the Dreamer next and I'm so excited! I've never read a Laini Taylor book before :D Hope you love all of these!

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

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    1. Thank you! You should definitely give her Smoke & Bone series a chance. ;)

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  37. Woah, these books look amazing! I hope you love them all. I've heard great things about many of them.

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  38. Wow, what a great haul this week! I haven't heard of many of your books but I adore the cover of Strange the Dreamer, it's gorgeous! I hope you enjoy reading all of your new books. :)

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    1. It was a lot! Strange the Dreamer has a beautiful USA cover - and foreign cover too. Thank you, Hayley!

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  39. Amazing haul Alyssa. I can't wait to get my hands on Laini Taylor's book. I have a few of the Macmillan titles too that I have to read. I'll watch for your review of Game of Shadows and Till Death since I'm undecided about them still.

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    1. Thank you, Liza! I'm hoping to get to Till Death this week... we'll see. o_o

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  40. Ahhhhh Bad Romance! That's one of the very few YA books I actually want. I hope it's amazing, I will accept nothing less :)

    Nereyda│ Nick & Nereyda’s Infinite Booklist

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    1. I know what you mean! I'm nervous but excited about the book. Let me know if you read it, Nereyda!

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  41. Ahhh :D So so so much gorgeous mail. <3 I hope you will love all of these books sweetie :D Eee, Strange the Dreamer is SO GORGEOUS. <3 So jealous :) Hope you love it lots. And ahh. Spectacle. YOU MUST READ IT SOON. I need to discuss things, haha :D

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    1. Thank you, Carina! I'm hoping to read it soon. And Spectacle too! So many awesome books to read. ^_^

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