"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, January 25, 2014

Bumbles and Fairy-Tales Updates and Book Haul #54

Lots of cold and snow happening here on Long Island this week!
Every time I have to come down to my computer, I must dress in many layers, scarves and fingerless gloves! 
All for the love of books and blogging ;) 

Hope you are all staying warm!!!
Here's what's been happening in my book-world this week... 

I am also participating in Stacking the Shelves 
and the Showcase Sunday this week!

What happened on the blog last week...
- Review: LEAF by Stephen Michael King (Children)
- Waiting On Wednesday #67: CRUEL BEAUTY by Rosamund Hodge (YA)
- Cover Reveal: BREATHE FOR ME by Rhonda Helms (YA)

What I received for review...
- THE UNSEEMLY EDUCATION OF ANNE MERCHANT (The V Trilogy #1) (HB) by Joanna Wiebe (YA) from BenBella Books
- FIRST SIGHT (Run To You #1) (eARC) by Clara Kensie (YA) from Harlequin Teen
- SECOND GLANCE (Run To You #2) (eARC) by Clara Kensie (YA) from Harlequin Teen
- THIRD CHARM (Run To You #3) (eARC) by Clara Kensie (YA) from Harlequin Teen

What I purchased...
- THE LONGEST RIDE (Hardback) by Nicholas Sparks (Adult)
- WANDER DUST (The Seraphina Parrish Trilogy #1) (FREE eBook) by Michelle Warren (YA)
- THE MADMAN'S DAUGHTER (eBook) by Megan Shepherd (YA)

Currently reading...
- R IS FOR REBEL (Unruly Royals #4) by Megan Mulry (Adult)

So, what's happening in your 'book-world' this week???


  1. Nice. All of these are new to me. I'm curious to read your thoughts on these books.

    Books of Love

  2. Great haul, enjoy reading them :)

  3. I've seen lots about The Unseemly Education of Anne Merchant (that title reminds me of Mara Dyer ...). I should check it out! How do you find your reading with your little ones? You have a lot of review books! I got a freebie of Wanderdust a long while ago ... I love that cover! AND another blogger sent me The Madman's Daughter. I have it on my list to read this year! Enjoy all the books!

  4. TUEoAM sounds super good. I hope you can stop by mine.

  5. I reeeally want to read The Madman's Daughter! It looks fantastic. :) Happy reading! My StS!

  6. I've heard so many good things about The Madman's Daughter. Enjoy it! My STS

  7. Great haul! I got The Madman's Daughter for Christmas and I am really excited to read that one, I've seen so many great reviews. I hope you enjoy your books :) My STS.


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