"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, March 16, 2013

Beehive Book Haul and News #42

Happy Saturday book-loving friends! 
Hope everyone is doing well :) 

Quick update: Our pup is doing very, very well!
Thanks to all who have reached out to us and helped! xo
Miley is recovering more and more everyday and is starting to get impatient with the healing process, she thinks she's able and stronger than she really is, and can be quite the drama queen when we don't let her have her way, lol! It's been quite amusing lately :) 

Here's my blog updates and book haul for the week:

What happened on the blog last week...
- Book Blast: Astarte's Wrath (Kythan Guardian's Novel) by Trisha Wolfe
- Review: Delirium by Lauren Oliver
- Review: Pandemonium (Delirium #2) by Lauren Oliver
- Waiting On Wednesday #51: Right of Way by Lauren Barnholdt (YA)
- Friday Reads #12 and Name Game Book TAG
- Miley Rose's Updates :)

Current giveaways...
- Hardcopy of Requiem and papback Delirium Short Stories by Lauren Oliver (Intl.)
- Hardcopy of The Fellowship for Alien Detection by Kevin Emerson (US/Canada)
- YouTube Subscriber Giveaway (Intl.)

I'm participating in Stacking the ShelvesThe Sunday Post and Showcase Sunday :)

What I received for review...
My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi (YA)

What I traded...
- Flowers in the Sky (arc) by Lynn Joseph (YA)
- Graveminder by Melissa Marr (YA)

From my kiddos school Scholastic book fair...
The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann (MG/YA)
Chickenhare by Chris Grine (MG/YA)
Stick Dog by Tom Watson (MG)
Club Penguin: The Inventor's Apprentice (Pick Your Path #2) by Tracey West (MG)
Fly Guy Presents: Sharks by Tedd Arnold (Children/MG)
Revenge of the Dinotrux by Chris Gall (Children)

Mentions and THANK YOU's...
- Jessica Brody, author of Unremembered :)
- Skye of Skye's Scribblings :)
- Ashley of Wholly Books through YA Book Exchange :)

What's happening on the blog next week...
- Review: Requiem (Delirium #3) by Lauren Oliver
- Review: Delirium Short Stories (Anabel, Hana, Raven, Alex) by Lauren Oliver
- Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
- Blog Tour: Dear Cassie by Lisa Burstein (Review)
- Blog Tour: My Life After Now by Jessica Verdi (Guest Post and Review)
- Blog Tour: Emblaze (The Violet Eden Chapters #3) by Jessica Shirvington (Review)
- Waiting On Wednesday #52

Thank you for stopping by again! 
Please share your links in the comments, would love to see what everyone has been up to!
Happy reading :) xo


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  2. *waves* Glad Flower in the Sky arrived safely, and I hope you enjoy it! Thanks for the shout-out! :)

    And I'm happy to hear your pup is doing better! I hope she makes a full recovery and can give us a little dance soon. ;)

  3. Glad the pup is doing better!

    Graveminder is so good! I liked it so much! Hope you do too!

    My STS

  4. Wow so many interesting books here!


  5. I love book fairs. :) I remember always wanting to get all the books when I was younger -- it was so hard to pick just a few! Even now, I'm lucky to volunteer at a local school, so I get to look at all the fun titles and even buy a few when the book fair comes around.

    Glad your puppy is doing better!

  6. Graveminder is on my list to read. We just had a book fair at my daughters school. She told me she wants ALL the books. :P

  7. Nice. So glad that the puppy is feeling better. Just saying hello and returning the favor.


  8. Great books for the kiddo's! I want Graveminder!! Glad to hear you pup is on the mend!

  9. You and your awesome video :D

    I'm just going to reach over there and take your copy of Graveminder and My Life After Now... agh, can't reach! :D

    Hope you enjoy all of your books! :)

    Here is my STS post!

  10. I'm happy to hear that Miley Rose is doing much better Margie :)
    Graveminder sounds really interesting... I think I'm going to add that to my Goodreads. The childrens books sound really cute, especially Chickenhare. I hope you enjoy everything :)

    Lauren @ Lose Time Reading

  11. SO glad to hear Miley Rose is feeling better. Has she come home yet?

    Can't wait to hear what you thought of Requiem, I've got a review coming for that this week too!

  12. Oh my gosh, the kids at my library would love Fly Guy Presents Sharks! I am so ordering that for them. Sharks and Fly Guy! Heck yeah.

    Enjoy your goodies. Happy reading :)

  13. I really want to read 'My life after now' :-)
    Happy reading.
    My Sunday Post + IMM

  14. You had a busy week...Hope you enjoy all of your goodies!

    Heather ~ My Sunday Post

  15. So glad Miley is doing well and love the haul this week. Graveminder looks good. Have an awesome week! The Sunday Post

  16. My life after now sounds very interesting. Happy reading! :)


  17. Aww glad your pup is doing better! And I can't wait to hear what you think of Dear Cassie and Emblaze. I'm excited to read both of those. Happy reading! :-)

  18. Oh wow. Do hope the puppy heals quick and trouble free. Hope you and the pup have a wonderful week. :)

    I too have a Sunday Post up this week...

  19. OOH Graveminder is supposed to be SUPER creepy so I hope you love it! Also, I'm really glad Miley's doing better! :)

    Happy reading!

  20. Margie I'm glad that Miley is doing better, I've got two furbabies and I would die if anything happens to them :( They're really like my babies.

    I'm really looking forward to reading Delirium and Pandemonium even more so now after reading your review.

    My Sunday Post

    Have a great week!


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