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Saturday, December 8, 2012

The Beehive Book News #29: The Sickie Edition

Happy weekend book-peeps!
Hope everyone is enjoying their books!!!

Jumping on real quick to share some news, updates and book haul :)

The last two weeks have been crazy busy and stressful personally, my lil guy has been sickie and there is only so much that a mama's heart can take when her baby is feeling icky! We could all use some extra hours for sleep too!
I am behind on a few reviews too, so sorry! but being a mommy is my #1 priority!
Hoping to catch up and pre-schedule a few tomorrow ;)

AND, the biggest book-related news I have is... 
I'm an EpicReads THE END IS HERE Newbie!!! :)
Check out the announcement here!!!
I am SO super excited about this and cannot wait to get started!
As soon as I have something to share, I will! Promise :) 

Here's my what I got this week... 

What I received for review (via NetGalley)...
- The Rules for Disappearing by Ashley Elston (YA)
- A Shimmer of Angels (eBook) by Lisa M. Basso (YA)
Indigo Awakening (ARC eBook) by Jordan Dane (YA) <--- for Kismet Tour
If You Find Me (ARC eBook) by Emily Murdoch (YA)
Fairy Tales from the Brother's Grimm (eBook) by Philip Pullman (Adult)

What I purchased, traded, won, etc...
Going Underground (ARC) by Susan Vaught (YA)
Pretty Crooked (ARC) by Elisa Ludwig (YA)
Spookygirl: Paranormal Investigator by Jill Baguchinsky (YA) <--- won from - YABC/Dutton Books :)
The Dark Light by Sara Walsh (YA)

Mentions and THANK YOU's...
- Lauren of Slaying BooksBrooke of Brooke Reports and Vivien, thank you for the trades via YA Book Exchange :)
- Disney*Hyperion, Month9Books, St. Martin's Griffin and Viking Adult (Penguin)

Thank you SO very much for stopping by!
Please leave your links in the comment, 
would love to visit and take a peek at what you got this week too!!! 


  1. Booo! I know how tough that can be. Hope he's better soon. :)

  2. Ah that's too bad, I hope your little guy feels better soon :)

    Great week for you in books!

  3. Aw, hope your son feels better, Margie! Let me know how you like Pretty Crooked, it's on my TBR.


  4. Sorry to hear your son has been sick. Hope you all feel better soon and are able to catch up on your sleep! Enjoy your new books!

    Alexia's Books and Such...

  5. Awe, a sick little one. I hope he recovers quickly.
    congrats on being an epic newbie. Very exciting!
    I am a first time visitor and I love your blog. Cute!

  6. Great haul! I'd love to get Pulman's book on fairytales!

    My Haul.

  7. When our little ones ares sick, that is all we worry about. :) Hope he gets better. Have a great week.. Nice haul...

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's The Sunday Post

  8. The Pretty Crooked series looks really good! :)

    Great Haul! :)

    Here's my IMM:

  9. Great set! Does the text of Spookygirl glow in person like it does in the photo? It looks cool.
    My Bookish Recap

  10. Congratulations on being a newbie! I hope you like the series they pick for you! All of them are so good!!!

  11. How exiting that they picked you as one of their newbies! :D Dark light looks great and I really want to get a copy from The brothers grimm by Pullman. I love fairytales <3 Happy reading and I hope that your little one feels better soon!


  12. Great haul! I really want to read Pretty Crooked, and Shimmer of Angels looks great. Happy reading :) I'm a new follower.
    My SS: http://bookhi.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/showcase-sunday-14.html

  13. Hope the little one is feeling better and yes the little ones always come first. So excited for you regarding Epic have fun with it. Awesome haul I cannot wait to hear your thoughts! The Sunday Post

  14. Nice book haul! I haven't heard of most of the ARCs, but I've heard good things about Pretty Crooked.

    Happy Reading!

  15. I'm seriously dying for The Rule for Disappearing! So jelly that you got a copy ;) And that's so awesome you're an Epic Reads newbie!!! Congrats :D Sounds like it will be a lot of fun! Great haul this week. Happy reading!

  16. I read the NetGalley version of Pretty Crooked last year and it was reeeeeally good!!!! I hope you'll enjoy it to and I hope this week will be less stressful :)

  17. I loved Pretty Crooked and I can't wait to read A Dark Light!
    Check out my IMM!

  18. I was actually disappointed with Pretty Crooked. I hope you enjoy it though.

    Happy reading :)

  19. Aw, I love that being a mom comes first for you. You sound like a great mom. You're kids are incredibly lucky :)

    congrats on being an epicreads newbie! How cool is that! Enjoy all your books.

  20. I've seen The Rules for Disappearing around often and it sounds pretty good. I may have to read it when it finally comes out. :) I hope you enjoy it & I'll be looking forward to your review on it.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  21. Great haul!

    Here's mine - http://bookbloggermom.blogspot.com/2012/12/in-my-mailbox-14.html


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