Friday, June 12, 2015

Book Haul #96: The I Still Love You, Lois Lane Edition


Good day to you all, fellow bookgeeks!!!

It's been awhile since I've been posting/blogging regularly - I needed to take an impromptu break. Not only from my blog, but from social media altogether (except, it seems, from instagram - I'm addicted, lol!) I just took some "me time" to spend more time with my boys and catch up on books/movies I wanted to read/watch without any distractions or pressures. It's a good way for me to relax and be able to put things back into perspective. 
I'm happy to be able to jump back into a regular schedule again!
I feel re-energized and ready to take on the TBR and review pile again... with the exception that I have decided to take breaks more often. I'm hoping to be able to incorporate one or two week breaks every 6-8 weeks and see if this will help keep things on track. If I find myself not needing to take a break, bonus! But if I find myself looking forward to a break, then I will definitely have to reconsider what I'm doing and make some hard changes... 
BUT, all is good now! And I can't wait to share some reviews I have ready to go! And other fun posts for the summer :)

Hope you are all in a good place! And happily enjoying your reads :)


Here are the books that I've acquired in the last 2 weeks:


*What I received for review...
 CIRCUS MIRANDUS (HB) by Cassie Beasley (MG) from Penguin
- THE RED CAR (HB) by Tim Hoppey (C) from the author 
- LOVE & PROFANITY (HB) Edited by Nick Healy from Switch Press
- LOIS LANE: FALLOUT (HB) by Gwenda Bond from Switch Press
- THE PERFECTION OF THE PAPER CLIP (HB) by James Ward from Simon & Schuster

*What we won in giveaways...

- THE BIG BOOK OF ANORAK (HB) by Cathy Olmedillas (MG) from The Reading Ninja
- SOPHIA MARTINEZ: MY FAMILY ADVENTURE (PB) by Jacqueline Jules from Capstone

*What I received from my amazing #OTSPSecretSister!...



*What we purchased...
- TITO, THE FIREFIGHTER (TITO, EL BOMBERO) (HB) by Tim Hoppey (C)
- P.S. I STILL LOVE YOU (signed HB) by Jenny Han 
- SIDE EFFECTS (signed PB) by Jen Calonita 


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A few pics from the past few weeks... 

My June TBR!
I went to a book signing!!! Recap post will go up this upcoming week :)
Oh my, I purchased something that isn't bookish!!!
Getting my nails on... it's been so long, I had no polish left, lol!
My oldest boy showing off his Scholastic book fair purchase!
Good choice, am I right??? ;) 
My #FridayReads and #WeekendReads :)

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Thank you SOOO much for stopping by!!!

Don't forget to leave a comment with your link so I can visit your hauls too!!!
xoxo

6 comments:

  1. Haha! I'm addicted to Instagram, too (as you can see). Great haul! You got lots of awesome books! I really want to read Circus Mirandus. I need to remember to get it. I've felt a little bit overwhelmed lately and I've been having trouble writing up reviews. I'm trying to get back into the swing of things. Enjoy your new books and have a great weekend!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My StS

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  2. I also got P.S. I Still Love You this week - I am looking forward to opening it! I have read Daughter of Smoke and Bone (along with the other two books in the series) and adored them! Happy Reading!

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  3. Lots of amazing books in your haul. Looks like your son is digging his James Patterson book. I hope you love all your new books this week.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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  4. I've been seeing a lot of Lois Lane this week. Happy reading!

    Tsuki’s STS

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  5. Great haul this week! I really hope you enjoy Those Girls. It's definitely not for everyone... in fact, I've seen many bad reviews on it. I thought it was alright. Happy reading!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  6. Nice batch of books. I hope to get the two Jenny Han books soon. Cute nail polish colors ;-) I just got pastel blue put on my toenails.

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