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- SNOW & ROSE by Emily Winfield Martin

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Stacking the Shelves #81: January 2015 Book Haul and Comic Book Haul #6

Hello bookish friends!

We are expecting some snow this weekend! We are kind of on the edge, so we may not get as much, or if any, as we would like to, lol! But we're all prepared to bunker down and enjoy some much needed snuggling in and read time :) 

Hope you all have some amazing weekend reads to get through!

My book haul...
(Please note, that the majority of my haul is Young Adult. Otherwise, books that aren't will be noted with either (A) for Adult, (NA) for New Adult, (MG) for Middle Grade, and (C) for Childrens books.)

*What I received for review from Macmillan...
- TUCK EVERLASTING 40th Anniversary Edition (HB) by Natalie Babbitt for blog tour.
WITHERWOOD REFORM SCHOOL (ARC) by Obert Skye (MG) for blog tour.
- BECOMING JINN (ARC) by Lori Goldstein (YA) for review.
- SWEET (ARC) by Emmy Laybourne
- JOYRIDE (ARC) by Anna Banks
- REBEL MECHANICS (ARC) by Shanna Swendson 

*What I won in giveaway(s)...
- EXQUISITE CAPTIVE (Dark Caravan Cycle #1) (Signed HB) by Heather Demetrios from Miguel from The Quirky Reader's Exquisite Captive Blogger Relay giveaway!

*What I purchased...
- FROSTFIRE (Kanin Chronicles #1) (PB) by Amanda Hocking
- THE SLEEPER AND THE SPINDLE (HB) by Neil Gaiman, Illustrated by Chris Riddell
A few Wordsworth Classics Paperback Editions to add to my tiny collection:
- THE LITTLE PRINCE by Antoine De Saint-Exupery
- GRIMM's FAIRY TALES by J.L.C. & W.C. Grimm
- ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES by Hans Christian Andersen

*My comic book haul...

by Marvel: 
- THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #1 by Ryan North, Illustrated by Erica Hendersen
- ANT-MAN #1 by Nick Spencer, Illustrated by Ramon Rosanas 
- AVENGERS: NO MORE BULLYING #1 by Sean Ryan, Jody Houser, Gerry Duggan and Jeff Loveness  
- THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ANNUAL #1 by Sean Ryan, Illustrated by Brandon Peterson

by DC Comics:
- HARLEY QUINN The New 52! ANNUAL #1: Special Rub 'n Smell Spectacular! by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, John Timms and Paul Mounts 
- HARLEY QUINN Invades Comic-Con International: San Diego #1 by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti 
- SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED #3 by Josh Elder, Illustrated by Adam Archer

by Boom Studios/Kaboom:
- ABIGAIL AND THE SNOWMAN #1 by Roger Langridge
- BEE AND PUPPY CAT #2 and #6 by Natasha Allegri
- THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL #1 by Frank Gibson and Tyson Hesse
- CAPTURE CREATURES #2 by Frank Gibson, Illustrated by Becky Dreistadt
- FAIRY QUEST: OUTLAWS #1 by Paul Jenkins, Illustrated by Humberto Ramos 

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A few pics from this past 2 week :)

Our first 'read' of 2015!
Our first snow!
Our first 'camp out' in the living room ;)
ALL the "series" that I need to finish or catch up on! Eeep!!!
I reorganized my bookshelves! ALL of these shelves are strictly for YA now :)

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  1. Your bookshelves look amazing!! I wish mine were that neat :)

  2. I love your shelves! Nice haul this week. :) http://booklovingnut.blogspot.com/2015/01/stacking-shelves-28.html

  3. Your bookshelves look amazing. I hope you love all the new books that you have gotten this week. Also the Comic Books really have interesting covers.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  4. Wow I love your bookshelves. Happy reading!

    Tsuki’s STS

  5. Love your bookshelves! They look so organised and pretty :) Love the haul - I've been meaning to read Tuck Everlasting forever now! Enjoy your new books and the snow (if you get any!)

    Becca @ Lost in Thought

  6. Oh gosh. I am so behind on series, too! I can't even.

    Have a great week, Margie!

  7. Great haul! I really enjoyed FORESTFIRE! And I'm so excited for BECOMING JINN! I hope you enjoy all your new goodies!

    Thanks for stopping by my STS @ Addicted Readers! :)

  8. I love the idea of a book with genies, so Becoming Jinn and Exquisite Captive both sound great! My class had to read Tuck Everlasting in elementary school and I remember really enjoying it. That 40th anniversary edition is so nice! I hope you enjoy all of your books :)

  9. Blech. My town is supposed to get a ton of snow. I hope you enjoy all of your books especially the Gaiman one.
    -Jon from Bookish Antics!

  10. What a package from Macmillan! Wow. I hope you enjoy all these! Happy Reading!
    Here’s my STS.


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