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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Stacking The Shelves [35]

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!


  • Create your own Stacking The Shelves post. You can use my official graphic or your own, but please link back to Tynga’s Reviews so more people can join the fun!

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  • I am posting Stacking The Shelves on Saturdays, but feel free to post yours any day that fits you.

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Hey, everyone! I had an awesome time doing this week's STS post because I was able to do it with my best bloggy friend, Nicole! The video of us making fools of ourselves is so long (only 16 minutes!) that it couldn't upload to youtube and blogger can't support it as a file from my desktop, so unfortunately I just have pictures since I don't have enough time to get it to youtube. :( Bummer, right?

This week I was able to get my last few Hanukkah books, so it was pretty awesome and full of contemporaries. I hope everyone has an amazing Christmas!

Gifted from my Parents for Hanukkah:

Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder
Opal by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Onyx by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Lola and The Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
Stealing Parker by Miranda Kenneally

Secret Santa

Smart Girls Get What They Want by Sarah Strohmeyer (Thank you, Ashley!)


Babe in Boyland by Jody Gehrman (Thank you, Leanne!)

For Review

Timeless by Alexandra Monir
Timekeeper by Alexandra Monir


Destroy Me by Tahereh Mafi (e-novella, yay!)

What did YOU add to your shelves this week?

I'm a 18 year old from a small town in New Jersey that's a newcomer to the book blogging world. Because I am an incoming senior in high school the closest thing that I have to a job is being a volunteer at the town library, so I spend most of my time reading and persuading my parents to let me buy more books!

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32 People left their mark' :

  1. You got some great books for Hanukkah:) I have been wanting to read Babe in Boyland. I love its cover. I hope you enjoy all your reads:)

  2. I love Maria V. Snyder, I hope you like them. Happy reading.

  3. OOoh very nice!!! I absolutely ADORE Maria V. Snyder!! Loving Jen's Lux books too! Still need to read book 2 and get book 3 which I had planned on reading back to back!

    Nice haul!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  4. A nice haul! The Lux series is one of my favourites & I adored Lola.

    Have a wonderful holiday break & happy reading!

  5. Holidays are awesome. Great haul of books. Looks like you got some awesome books.


  6. I love the Lux series, hope you do too.
    Happy reading and have a great week!
    Happy reading and have a happy holidays and Merry Christmas!
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

  7. Happy Hanukkah. Great parents you've got there? Have you read Obsidian and Onyx yet? It's a great series. ;) And Lola and the Boy Next Door. They either had great taste, or they certainly knew what you wanted, huh? Great haul!

    1. I've read ONYX and can't wait to start OPAL and LOLA. You know, a list may have showed up in an e-mail that said "pick any of these!" but that's the little elves talking ;)

  8. WOW! Look at those awesome books :D I also got Opal this week and I am GUSHING about it already - I missed Daemon, lol! I hope you enjoy Onyx and Opal as much as I did :) I think I may add Magic Study & Fire Study to my to-read pile they sound wonderful :) Happy Holidays!

  9. Awesome haul!!! I love the Lux series and I finally got the thirs book Opal. Can't wait to read it :). What do you think of the Lux series??? ooohhh another fan of Maria V. Snyder, I love her Study series.

  10. You got some great books. Onyx and Opal are great, and Lola and the Boy Next Door! Love Stephanie Perkins. I recently read Babe in Boyland. It's very similar to She's the Man. Have fun with your new books! :)

  11. I love Lola and the Boy Next Door, Onyx, Opal, Destroy Me and Stealing Parker! I also want to read Babe in Boyland. It looks really funny! Heard great things about Maria V. Snyder's series. Happy Reading and Happy Holidays!
    My Stack

  12. Ah! I haven't read the Obsidian series yet but I can't wait! Great haul!

  13. OMG look at all the awesome in your haul this week! Love the Lux series. I really want to check out the Maria Snyder books. Enjoy all that you got this week! Thanks for sharing and happy holidays =)

    MaryAnn | Chapter by Chapter
    What we got this week!

  14. I keep meaning to read Maria V.Snyder. I've go the first book in series and will be making time for it next week. Happy reading :)

  15. Aw, what a shame! What if you cut the video in half (you could try Windows Movie Maker) and uploaded it as two 8 minute vlogs?

    Anyway, what a great stack of books! I enjoyed Smart Girls... and I am still yet to read Lola!

  16. So nice of your parents to buy you Poison Study sequels!
    Happy reading :)

    1. Asked for them because of you! <3
      Happy reading, T!

  17. Babe in Boyland is a great read! It's one of my favorites! Awesome books!

  18. Oh, why did I not buy the Lux Series in hardcover? I read them on my Kinde, but looking at those beautiful spines...drool. Great line up. Enjoy!

    1. They only come in paperback if that helps at all! lol

  19. You have some great ones, I love the Lux series, still reading Opal myself, going slow, trying to make myself just stop, because I hate the wait for the next one, lol. Hope you enjoy yours
    Stacking the Shelves & In My Mailbox

  20. Great haul! And any parent who buys books should be nominated for Parent of the Year! :)

  21. Great presents! I really need to try a Jennifer Armentrout book I think! Everyone seems to really like them. Happy reading.

    Our Week in Books @Libby Blog

  22. Ooh! Lovely haul! I really want to read some of Jennifer Armentrout's books! I've also heard that Babe in Boyland is quite good. I have Lola and the Boy Next Door, as well as Stealing Parker on my kindle that I am looking forward to reading sometime soon!

    Here is my book haul: http://blogofabookaholic.blogspot.com/2012/12/stacking-shelves-29.html

  23. Awesome book haul!! I'm still waiting on my physical copy of Opal to come in. (Thankfully I also bought it for nook so I read it already)I was gifted Stealing Parker two weeks ago!! It sounds awesome! I want to read Smart Girls Get What The Want and Babes in Boyland!! Hope you enjoy!! Happy Holidays!!

  24. I love Maria V. Snyder and her Study series is the best!

    My Book Haul! Letterbox Love!
    Happy Holidays!

  25. Lola! I loved that book. I've been wanting to read the Poison Study series too.

  26. Looks like some really great additions! Thanks for sharing :)


  27. Yay my first Stacking the Shelves. I hope you will all pop over and check it out!

    Awesome book haul! I have read one Jennifer Artmentout book and would love to read more!

    Happy Reading!


  28. Yay, I'm glad Smart Girls Get What They Want made it safely to you! And I hope you love it, I was surprised how much I enjoyed it (wait, did I write that on the note to you, too? Doesn't hurt to say it again I suppose haha). One of my best friends - who is NOT a reader by any means - can't stop raving about the Poison Study series and I'm mega-curious about it.

    Happy reading, happy holidays!

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