Stacking The Shelves {9}

I've decided to do Stacking The Shelves with a small roundup, inspired by Giselle from Xpresso Reads and Tynga's Reviews.

This week has been crazy, guys! On the weekend I read an article about the protagonists of the kid's movie Brave being gay and wrote a discussion post on that. The day after was my state's firecracker night, which inspired a post about my top 5 most explosive scenes in YA. Then I was absent so I could babysit, but returned with goodies for both you and myself. I had my first blog tour from Pledged by Gwynneth White which included a character interview with Seth and Erin and a giveaway. I posted another giveaway yesterday, the Summer Reads HOP. For books, I reviewed an ARC of One Moment by Kristina McBride. Slow, but insane. Look out for more major goodies next week. Seriously. I have some cool stuff up my sleeve ;)

Quite insane.

What is also quite insane is that amount of books I got this week and last week!

For review:

Otherkin (Otherkin, #1) League of Strays Confessions of an Angry Girl  Spark (Elemental, #2)Pledged

I am so so excited to read this! I fell in love with shifter novels way back when Rachel Vincent started her Shifter series with Stray about the feisty and total kick-ass Faythe Saunders. Plus, Nina is super sweet!

I've seen this around the blogsphere a bit, but haven't come across many reviews. Bullying is such a big issue and I am curious as to how the author hands the romance under this topic.

I am not all that into contemporary novels, but there was something about this book that just jumped out at me!  

Why would I not be excited about this?! It's Spark. The sequel to Storm. That amazing and exhilarating and totally awesome Storm.

Recieved a copy of this for the blog tour that I'm participating on (it starts in July and goes through until August!). I've only read a little bit of it, but I'm enjoying the different setting compared to the majority of novels that are set in America.

A massive thank you to Kensignton Publishing, Harlequin, ABRAMS and Gwynneth for the awesome haul!


(I got a new phone a couple of weeks ago and it has a fantastic camera so now I'm able to take actual photos of the books I bought! I'm so tempted to go back through all my other weekly hauls and replace them with actual photos! :P haha)

I own (and have not read) the first book in this series.I got it ages ago, but with the holidays (and the special) I decided to grab it! (Plus. The green on the spine of the book looks gorgeous, just as a side note for you).

I've heard so many good things about Lisa McMann. I actually haven't read her Wake trilogy, but when I saw this on special I knew I had to get it no matter what. Plus. Have you seen the trailer? It's creepy.

Titanic has to be one of my most favourite movies all time. I have yet to not cry while watching it. So to have a unique supernatural twist sounds amazing!

This cover is even prettier in real life. I didn't think that could be possible. I fell in love with Hereafter when I read it. The story, the writing, the characters. I cannot wait to return to this world!

So, link me up to your weekly round ups and I'll pop on around!


  1. Ooh I got Arise this week, too! :) Also, I'm really jealous of Confessions of an Angry Girl and Spark! I requested them on NetGalley but I think they rejected me a while ago. -.- Anyway, enjoy your awesome books! :)

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  2. I love Maria V snyder The Inside series is blooming fantastic! It's incredible, you really should read it!

    Letterbox Love!

  3. Great haul! I also got Otherkin! And I'm so jealous of Pledged, I want to read that book now! Happy Reading!

    My StS

  4. Ooh I haven't read any of those yet, but love the cover to Pledged. Hope you enjoy all your books :-)

  5. Yea, Angry Girl - can't wait to read that one!
    -heather//My Stack

  6. Sweet haul this week! I'm pretty excited to read Confessions of an Angry Girl! I'm also stoked to start Spark! Storm was phenomenal. Enjoy the books you got this week :) Happy reading!

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    This week's haul!

  7. I'm intrigued by Otherkin. And I love the cover for Outside In, I hadn't seen this one yet. Enjoy your new book!

  8. Nice Haul, I have been wanting to read Cryer's Cross too. Hope you enjoy them! Happy Reading.

    My STS

  9. Hey, I tagged you for the Liebster Blogger Award! Here's the link -

  10. Oh so many great books! I just bought Storm actually! I've been dying to read it! I've read League of Strays and I'm really interested to see what everyone else thinks of it. Enjoy!

  11. Great Books!!! i just bought storm this week! :D
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  12. league of strays looks really interesting. it's about bullying and there's a romance? i'm intrigued--i'll have to look it up. awesome books this week! enjoy and happy reading :)

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  13. Nice list of books this week. I've been eye balling the Otherkin for a while now. I too loved the Shifters series.
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

  14. You have some great books over there ^^ I hope you enjoy them all!

  15. I read the first book of the Outside series, but I still to read the conclusion. I've always wanted to read the Elemental series, I'm glad to liked it. League of Strays looks amazing too,

    Thanks for stopping by!

  16. Fateful is AWESOME. Just saying. You will love it. -I'm also a fan of Maria V Snyder, and her Outside books are my favorite of hers.


  17. I also got Confessions of an Angry Girl and I am excited to read that!

    Great haul =D

    Here's my Book Haul post.

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile


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