"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

Sunday, December 2, 2012

The Beehive Book News #28: Book Haul and November Wrap-Up

Good day everybody!!! 
It's been a very looong, trying, stressful week and I couldn't bring myself to create a vlog today, so sorry!
Here's a pic of the physical books that I received in the last week and a half :) 

A big thank you to everyone who sent me books this week :) 
I only purchased The Liar Society this week, since I received The Lies That Bind for review...
Sweet Amy from Book Loving Mom did a trade with me - and I received a SIGNED copy of Lullaby by Amanda Hocking! I am SO thrilled to have this on my shelf :)
And a thank you to Krista from Nawanda Files! I won a surprised book from my wishlist and she chose to send me Crewel by Genniffer Albin :)  I think she picked out a wowzer!!! 

The Ultra Violets is an adorable book - it's ALL purple, even the inside, font, pictures and all! PURPLE! Very cute! Can't wait to get my girly on with this middle grade read...
And Home Front Girl is a gorgeous book - it is a bout a girl who grew up in pre-war, war, and after war america. Told through her own diaries, poems and drawings - a definite likeness to Diary of Anne Frank. I am really intrigued by it, can't wait to dive into our history from a first person poin-of-view. 

Hope you all had a wonderful week in books too!!! 

What I received for review...
- The Ultra Violets by Sophie Bell (MG)
- Home Front Girl: A Diary of Love, Literature, and Growing Up in Wartime America by Joan Wehlan Morrison (YA)
The Lies That Bind (The Liar Society #2) by Lisa and Laura Roecker (YA)

What I purchased, traded, won, etc...
- Crewel by Genniffer Albin (YA)
- Lullaby (Watersong #2) by Amanda Hocking (YA) <--- SIGNED! Squeee!!!
The Liar Society by Lisa and Laura Roecker (YA)

Mentions and THANK YOU's...
- Krista of Nawanda Files :)
- Amy of Book Loving Mom :)
- Razorbill, Chicago Review Press and Sourcebooks Fire

R.A.K.'s I sent out in November via Booksoulmates RAK:
- To Abbey at Abbey Ann's BooklandTEMPEST by Julie Cross
- To Leah at Much Ado About BooksSISTERS RED (Fairytale Retellings #1) by Jackson Pearce
- To Sarabeth of Chronicles of SaritaHALF-BLOOD (Covenant #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout

I did not receive anything AND I am SO okay with that! 
I am just so happy to have been able to share these awesome books :)

Sign-ups for December RAK is up now! 
Click HERE to get all the info and join in the fun :) 

What I read last month... (most of my reviews to be posted in December)
- Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin (YA)
- The Blue Door by Christa Kinde (MG/YA)
- Remembrance by Michelle Madow (YA re-read)
- Vengeance by Michelle Madow (YA)
- Timeless by Michelle Madow (YA)
- Darker Still (Magie Most Foul #1) by Leanna Renee Hieber (YA)
- Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (YA)
- The Twisted Tragedy of Miss Natalie Stewart (Magic Most Foul #2) by Leanna Renee Hieber (YA)
- Hooked by Liz Fichera (YA)

Thank you all so much for stopping by!
Please be sure to leave your links in the comments too :) 

Happy reading!!!


  1. Lullably looks awesome. I still need to read Wake first.


  2. Purple is one of my favorite colors, and I've been looking for a good MG read so I guess I'll be checking out The Ultra Violets soon! (: Great haul. (:

    My StS

  3. Awesome haul and I cannot wait for your review of Crewel, it's on my wishlist. Have a delightful:) The Sunday Post

  4. A lot of people seem to have Crewel! I can't wait to read it and I hope you enjoy everything you got this week!

    My IMM

  5. Great books! Crewel is really an original concept...hope you love it!

    My Added to the Bookshelf post!

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

  6. I really like Crewel and I can't wait to see what you thought about it! :)

  7. Crewel and Lullaby looks a brilliant. I received Crewel and I seriously can't wait to read it! Your cover is so much better the UK's! So nice! I hope you enjoy them all. New Follower.

    Here's My Showcase Sunday

  8. Ahhh, I love the Liar Society and wish that book had more love among the blogosphere.

    Hope you enjoy your new books! :-)

  9. Awesome haul this week. Hope you enjoy them.. Have a wonderful week.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's The Sunday Post

  10. Very nice haul! Lots of good trades also. Feel free to come by and view My IMM

  11. I haven't read anything by Amanda Hocking but an thinking of starting with the Watersong books. Do you like them?

  12. I need to read the Watersong series. I went on an Amanda Hocking kick back in September.

    Check out my IMM & SP.

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  13. Great haul, I still need to read my copy of Crewel!
    How did you like Masque of the Red Death? I found it to be darker than I expected haha (my review)

    Here's my IMM at Bookmunchies (:


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