"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, April 13, 2013

Beehive Book Haul and News #45: 2 Week Update Edition

So, it's been over 2 weeks since I've posted anything worthwhile... I'm still "sick in bed" and it totally sucks.
And what's worse, I haven't been able to read {sobs!} I get headaches and then feel dizzy when I try to read a few pages, kinda not worth the pain right now :(  
This means, unfortunately, I'm not going to have many reviews posted for a while. 
This also means, that I may be looking for someone to help out with all the review books that I have received (mostly middle grade few YA). It's a thought that I have had for a few months now, and now due to circumstances, this idea sounds mighty good. Would be nice to partner up with someone, even if it is just for a temporary amount of time.

I hope you guys have all had a great week in books :)

This is what I have received in the last 2 1/2 weeks... 

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

What I received for review...
- Wish (Faerieground #1) by Beth Bracken and Kay Fraser (MG)
- Nobody's Secret by Michaela MacColl (YA)

What I won...
- Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles #2) (signed) by Marissa Meyer (YA) from Tt of Never Ending Stories Book Blog :)
- If You Find Me (won) by Emily Murdoch (YA)
- Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu (MG) from Walden Pond Press Media

From Heather of Fire and Ice:
- Shut Out (ARC) by Kody Keplinger (YA)
- The Dead Girls Detective Agency (ARC) by Suzy Cox (YA)
- Ask the Passengers (ARC) by A.S. King (YA)

What I purchased...
Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick (Adult)

Thanks for stopping by!!!
Happy reading :) xoxo


  1. Sorry to hear you're still sick! :( I've had spells like that as well where I couldn't read at all, and they are pure torture. Have you tried audiobooks? You can usually get them at the library, and even if it's something you've already read but love, it might perk up your spirits at least a little. Feel better soon! I'll be praying for you.

    My STS

  2. I'm sorry you've been so sick. That totally sucks. Hope you get better soon girl! Oh, and your book haul is amazing! So many awesome titles happening all in one place!

    My STS

  3. I hope your feeling better soon!!
    I'm currently reading Scarlet now and loving it and I just finished If You Find Me... it's AMAZING! Totally exceeded my expectations. I need to pick up Shut Out, I loved The DUFF so I think I will really enjoy Kody Keplinger's other novels; her writing style is awesome! I hope you enjoy all your books and can read some of them soon!

    Lauren @ Lose Time Reading

  4. I feel your pain, I am on week two now. Slightly dizzy, nauseous, my left ear is plugged so I can't hear from it. It stinks to be sick. Take care and get better soon. I have hope it will be over...soon!

  5. I'm sorry you're so sick! I hope you feel better ... and it sucks that you can't read. :(

    Ask the Passengers looks so good ... and I have Breadcrumbs, too! I've heard really good things about it!

    I hope you have a better week!

  6. feel better soon! Great haul, you'll have lots of books to keep you company while you're on the mend
    New GFC follower
    Danielle @ Coffee and Characters

  7. ooh this is a sweet book haul! I loved Shut Out, it was great!

    Hope you enjoy all your books,
    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  8. Shut Out! I love Kody Keplinger's books. I hope you enjoy! :)

  9. Really looking forward to reading Nobody's Secret! Looks really good. Scarlet is a favorite of mine, I hope you absolutely love it! Feel better soon!

  10. Not being able to read while sick is the worst - I'm so sorry. I hope you feel well enough to read again soon! Take care of yourself. xo

  11. Scarlet is sooo good, way better than Cinder. Great haul!

    Happy reading!
    My Haul

  12. I hope you feel better soon!! I miss your face :) great books in your mailbox!! WOW you've been winning a ton lately!! thats awesome, gotta love winning books!!

  13. Get better soon, would love to help out with the reviews. Ooh, If you find me!

  14. I hope you enjoy Scarlet if you haven't read it already! I hope you liked the personalization as well :D


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