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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Beehive Book Haul and News #38: The "Lincoln, John and Nate" Edition

Good morning my lovelies :) 
I hope everyone has had a wonderful week!!!
This week kind of ran away from me - it's no joke when time slips by that fast, eeep! 
Overall, good week around these parts... even with all the snow that is still lingering around, lol!

What happened on the blog this week...
- Grown-Up Sundays #7: A Lady and Her Magic by Tammy Falkner (Adult)
- Blaze (or Love in the Times of Supervillains) by Laurie Boyle Crompton book launch recap and giveaway!
- Book Blast: A Touch Menacing by Leah Clifford (YA)
- Cover Reveal: The Dream Thieves (Raven Cycle #2) by Maggie Stiefvater (YA)
- Waiting On Wednesday #47: When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney (YA)
Review and Giveaway: Notes from Ghost Town by Kate Ellison (YA)
- New Cover: Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone by J.K. Rowling (MG)
- Full Trailer Reveal and Giveaway from Spencer Hill Press: The Dollhouse Asylum by Mary Gray (YA)

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

What I received for review...
- Emblaze (The Violet Eden Chapters #3) (eARC) by Jessica Shirvington (YA)
- Earthbound (ARC) by Aprilynne Pike (YA)

What I purchased, traded, won, etc...
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (YA)
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (YA)
- Shatter Me (eBook) by Tahereh Mafi (YA)
- Destroy Me (Shatter Me Novella #1.5) by Tahereh Mafi (YA)
- The Awesome Official Guide to Club Penguin by Katherine Knoll and Tracey West (MG)
- Club Penguin Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game by Roger Price and Leonard Stern (MG)
- Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce (MG)
Gangster Squad by Paul Lieberman (Adult)

Mentions and THANK YOU's...
- Sourcebooks Fire
- Penguin Teen/Razorbill

What's happening on the blog next week...
* Guest Review!!! Sara of The Next Chapter stops by and reviews The Goddess Inheritance (Goddess Test #3) by Aimee Carter (YA)
- Grown-Up Sundays #8: Once Again a Bride by Jane Ashford (Adult)
- Review: Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings by Helene Boudreau (MG)
- Review: Real Mermaids Don't Hold Their Breath by Helene Boudreau (MG)
- Splash Into Spring Blog Tour: Real Mermaids Don't Need High Heels by Helene Boudreau (MG) Review/Giveaway
- Waiting On Wednesday #48
- Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (YA)
- Friday Reads #12

Current giveaways...
- Blaze (or Love in the Times of Supervillians) by Laurie Boyle Crompton (US and International)
- Nobody and Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes (US/Canada)
- Notes From Ghost Town and The Butterfly Clues by Kate Ellison (US/Canada)

I hope you decide to check out some of these links!

Please don't yell at me too much for not reading The Fault in Our Stars yet ;) 

Be sure to say HI and leave you comments and links below!!!
Happy reading!!! xo


  1. I haven't read The Fault In Our Stars yet either, but I aim to read it next week! Hope you enjoy it and your other books!

  2. Shadow & Bone is one of my faves as well as The Fault in Our Stars. Hope you enjoy them both!

    The Book Monsters

  3. What a great haul. I'm especially jealous about Earthbound. I hope you enjoy all of your books.

    Here's mine

    ~Danica Page@Taking it One Page at a Time

  4. Oooo, sounds like you got some really good ones. I wouldn't know because I haven't read any of them, but I want a few of them...

    My STS: http://thewhiteunicornfiction.blogspot.com/2013/02/stacking-shelves-episode-three.html

  5. Earthbound looks great! I should also really get around to reading my copy of Shadow and Bone! :P I hope you enjoy!

  6. I know you said not to yell at you for not reading TFiOS, but being the rebellious teenager that I am... WHY HAVE YOU NOT READ TFiOS YET?! YOU ABSOLUTELY MUST. Like, NOW, MARGIE, NOW.

    So, continuing on, you got some other lovely books as well! Shadow & Bone was in my top 5 favorite reads from last year, it was THAT good. So I hope you end up loving it! Also, Earthbound's cover is utterly gorgeous, so I hope the stuff inside ends up being as good as the outside. ;)

    Enjoy your lovely books (NAMELY THE FAULT IN OUR STARTS *cough*)! <3

  7. ooh Aprilynne Pike has two books out this year? earth bound and life after theft.
    awesome book haul,
    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  8. You have to read Shadow and Bone. I absolutely loved it! One of my top pics for last year. Great haul! Have an awesome weekend!

  9. Earthbound looks awesome..and don't worry, you're not the only one who hasn't read Fault in our Stars! I'm with you!

  10. Shadow and Bone! I have yet to read the book! Hope you'll enjoy reading. Have a great weekend!


  11. I'm totally jealous of Earthbound!! That book sounds amazing. :) I hope it's good!

    My Stacking the Shelves

  12. I still haven't read Shadow & Bone, even though I purchased it last year O.0 I need more time to read! I hope you enjoy all your great books. Love the cover to Earthbound!

  13. Great haul. Earthbound... *eyes with envy* Hope you enjoy all of them. Happy reading.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's Sunday Post

  14. Yay for Shatter Me and The Fault in Our Stars! I loved those two! Shadow and Bone and Earthbound look really awesome! I hope you enjoy your books and have an awesome weekend! :)

  15. The Fault in Our Stars!!! That book is beyond amazing!! I read it yesterday and still have a hangover!!

    Thanks for stopping by my Added to the Bookshelf post!

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

  16. Ooh Shatter Me is really good!I have to get the sequel soon. Fault in our Stars is one I haven't dared read yet it sounds pretty.. intense O_O Great haul muffin!!

  17. I have Shadow and Bone sitting on my shelf waiting for me and really need to try it! Everyone who's been reading Fault in our Stars from the LMC has brought it back gushing about how amazing it is. Shatter Me is one I LOVED and I can't wait to read Unravel Me which just came int he mail this week! :) YAY! HAppy reading.
    Our Week in Books @Libby Blog

  18. I really need to read The fault in our stars.. Sounds so beautiful and intense.

    Happy reading!
    Haul - Mel@thedailyprophecy.

  19. I really liked THE FAULT IN OUR STARS and SHATTER ME, but DESTROY ME was super amazingtastic! :D

    Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

  20. I loved Shatter Me and hope it has you dancing like I did! Awesome week :) The Sunday Post

  21. So many amazing titles! I really need to pick up John Green's book - it's been on my bookshelf for ages :(

    Hope you enjoy it! Happy reading and have a lovely week. x


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