"To find out what a story's really about,' the Librarian said,

'you don't ask the writer. You ask the reader."

- SNOW & ROSE by Emily Winfield Martin

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Beehive Book Haul and News #37: The "Blazing Freebies" Edition

Hello bookish friends :) 
Hope you are all having a wonderful, warm and safe weekend!
Winter Storm Nemo is here! And my family and I are all snuggled in with some warm blankets, good books, movies and snacks! Hope you are all faring good as well!!!

Here's what happened on the blog last week...
OH! and I forgot to mention my kindle freebie finds in my vlog, 
you'll find the small list with links down below ;) Enjoy!!! 

I'm linking up to: Stacking the ShelvesThe Sunday Post and Showcase Sunday :)

What happened on the blog this week...
- Review: Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (YA)
- Review: Christopher Sat Straight Up in Bed by Kathy Long (Children)
- Short Story Review: Cruisin' by Sarah Mlynowski (YA)
- Waiting On Wednesday: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (YA)
- Books 'n' Bloggers Swap Unboxing!
- Friday Reads #11 and Winter Storm Nemo TBR

What I received for review...
- Ink (The Paper Gods #1) (ARC) by Amanda Sun (YA)
- The Goddess Inheritance (Goddess Test #3) (ARC) by Aimee Carter (YA)

What I bought, traded, won, etc...
- Blaze (or Love in the Time of Supervillains) by Laurie Boyle Crompton (YA)
- Spell Bound (Hex Hall #3) by Rachel Hawkins (YA)
Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews (YA)
The Land of Stories #1: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer (MG/YA)
- Wings by Aprilynne Pike (YA)

*Forgot to mention my Kindle Freebies...
- Hollowland (The Hollows #1) by Amanda Hocking (YA - Kindle Freebie)
- Rippler (Ripple #1) by Cidney Swanson (YA - Kindle Freebie)
- Branded (Fall of Angels Book One) by Keary Taylor (YA - Kindle Freebie)
- The Dulcie O'Neil Series Book 1: To Kill a Warlock by H.P. Mallory (Adult - Kindle Freebie)
- The Rylie Cruz Series:How to Date a Werewolf by Ross (Adult - Kindle Freebie)

Mentions and THANK YOU's...
- Harlequin Teen Canada :)
- Laurie Boyle Crompton, author of Blaze :)
- Mary through ARCycling :)

Current giveaways...
- A hardback copy of NOBODY and a paperback copy of EVERY OTHER DAY by Jennifer Lynn Barnes from Egmont!

What's going to be on the blog next week...
- Grown-Up Sundays is back!!! Review: A Lady and Her Magic by Tammy Falkner (Adult)
- Review: NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN by Kate Ellison (YA)
- Giveaway: NOTES FROM GHOST TOWN and BUTTERFLY CLUES by Kate Ellison (YA)
- Book Blast: A Touch Menacing by Leah Clifford (YA)
- Waiting On Wednesday #47
- Review: Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight by Jennifer E. Smith (YA)
- Trailer Reveal: The Dollhouse Asylum by Mary Gray (YA)
- Novella Review: Neverfall by Brodi Ashton (YA)
- Friday Reads #12

You MUST visit my little sisters new BOOK BLOG!!! Go here

Thanks so much for stopping by :)
Happy reading!!!


  1. The Land of Stories was a cute fast read book. I met Chris Colfer on the release day at this signing and when I started reading it made it even more special lol. It's interesting though and reminds me of the show Once Upon A Time. Also I really want to read Me and Early and the Dying Girl! I keep hearing about it on youtube and I barely even know what it's about but all I hear is good things! I might have to buy it asap xD Good Haul!

  2. Oh, I'm excited to finally find out what happens with Kate in book 3. That was some ending in book 2. Happy reading!

  3. Nice. You do have to love those freebies from the Kindle store. They are a great way to fill up your Kindle and try new authors.


  4. I love your new books! Ink sounds really good. Also, I loved The Goddess Inheritance. I thought it was the best book in the series! Have a great week. :)

    My Stacking the Shelves

  5. Wow! Great haul. I want to read so many of these books.

    Here's my post.

    Enjoy your books!

    ~Danica Page@Taking it One Page at a Time

  6. Very cool! The Goddess Inheritance is awesome. I can hear your bird in the background - what kind is it? I have a senegal. ;)

    Here's my StS!

  7. Ink sounds good, hope you love it.
    Happy reading,
    Brandi @ Blkosiner’s Book Blog

  8. New Follower! Love your blog design, I love Lori's design.

    What a great haul! Wish I knew how to do vlogs, I'm meant to do a vlog interview and just don't know how to do it!

    My Sunday Post

    Pls consider listing your blog at YA Blogosphere. If your interested pls email yablogosphere@gmail.com

  9. Awesome giveaway - had to go enter that! Man, I've been meaning to read the Hex Hall series for awhile now. Hope you love all your new books! <3

  10. Wings is amazing, I love that book! I haven't managed to read the rest of the series though so I must do that.
    Even though I'm a bit hesitant to read a book by a celebrity, The Land of Stories sounds really good! I love the cover :) Happy reading! :)

    My SS: http://www.bookhi.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/showcase-sunday-17.html

  11. Sweet haul cupcake and I love a really good snow storm where you can bunker down and read, watch movies and enjoy family time! Have a great week! The Sunday Post

  12. Me and Earl and the Dying girl sounds so good! I hope I can find it for a good deal soon!

    Here's my Showcase Sunday!

  13. Oh awesome, I always hear great things about The Goddess Test trilogy though I have never read it myself - I do hope you end up loving The Goddess Inheritance!! Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog earlier!

  14. I really liked the Hex Hall series, which is weird because it didn't seem like one I would like at all, but I did and I hope you do too! Me, Earl and the Dying Girl is one I have had my eye on forever but have failed to pick up. I hope you like all these new goodies!


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