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Saturday, February 8, 2014

Bumbles and Fairy-Tales Updates and Book Hauls #56

Oh my, it's been a horrid week! The FLU is the worse!!! 
It's been years since I was SO sick and had to go to the ER and stuff... 
which explains why my blog has been so quiet this week; especially after I said that my blog was suppose to be so super busy, lol! I guess I really jinxed myself by not pre-posting properly.
I'm looking forward to the next 2 weeks! Lots of fun stuff!!!

I am also participating in Stacking the Shelves!

*What happened on the blog last week...
- Review: RUN TO YOU PART ONE: FIRST SIGHT by Clara Kensie (YA)
- Cover Reveal: MILAYNA by Michelle K. Pickett (YA)
- Waiting On Wednesday #69: PLAYED (Hooked #2) by Liz Fichera (YA)

*What I received for review...
- THE RED-HOT CHILI COOK-OFF (Cadillac, Texas #2) (ARC) by Carolyn Brown (Adult) from Sourcebooks Landmark
- GRIM (ARC) by Ellen Hopkins, Amanda Hocking, Julie Kagawa and other YA Authors, Edited by Christine Johnson (YA) from Harlequin Teen
- The A-WORD (Sweet Dead Life #2) (ARC) by Joy Preble (YA) from Soho Teen

*From Netgalley...
- BETTER OFF FRIENDS by Elizabeth Eulberg (YA)
- WHITE HOT KISS (The Dark Elements #1) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (NA)

*Books I received in a trade...
- FANGIRL (HB) by Rainbow Rowell
- HERO (Woodcutter Sisters #2) (HB) by Alethea Kontis (YA)
- THE INFINITE MOMENT OF US (ARC) by Lauren Myracle (YA)

*FREE eBooks...
FIRELIGHT (Firelight #1) Sophie Jordan (YA)
TWO TALES DARK & GRIM by Julie Kagawa and Rachel Hawkins (YA)
THE IRON KING (The Iron Fey Manga #0) by Julie Kagawa (YA)

*What I'm currently reading...
I have a couple of books that I have started but haven't really gotten into yet since I've been too sick and busy to concentrate on any of them... may have to put them aside and start something else instead ;) 

Hope you all had a wonderful and healthy week!
Please share what you have been up to too!!!


  1. A great haul, I hope you enjoy them all.

  2. Hope you are feeling better. The flu can be very serious. Enjoy your books. Click here to go to Mixed Book Bag

  3. So sorry you have been under the weather. We got slammed with the flu in January and then stomach bug hit little guy yesterday (ew). I want to read that Sophie Jordan!

  4. Nice haul. Sorry you have not been feeling well. This cold weather we have been getting lately has really made my knee act up. Come visit me as well.

  5. I hope you're feeling better! It's never fun when you're so sick you're rushed to the hospital. Hope you can get some rest with your little ones! Yay for Hero! I read the first book in that series and really want to read this one. They're so fun!

  6. Nice haul this week. I've been wanting to read Fangirl. I've heard a lot of good things about it.
    Kristin @ Book Sniffers Anonymous

  7. Great haul! I really need to hurry up and read Fangirl, I've heard nothing but amazing things. I hope you enjoy all of your books :) My STS.


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