"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 4, 2015

Stacking the Shelves #89: March Book Haul Part 1

Hello fellow bookgeeks :)

Happy Easter, Happy Passover, Happy Spring!!!

I hope you are all doing beautifully!!!
Things have been slowly moving along around here - I am finally getting more sleep and better organized. For a moment there, my anxiety was really getting me down to the point where I was unable to even write a review without tearing up... but, with the help of some family, friends and booknerds, things are starting to look better and hopeful! I was finally able to catch up and get organized on my everyday life things. I've now begun reorganizing my blog/reading schedule and book events, and even typed up a few reviews recently. Everyone's tolerance levels are different and things can get real and quite overwhelming at times. It's good to be surrounded by people who will help remind me that it's okay to take a step back to catch my breath and not to care if anyone judged or saw my weakness. I'm feeling better about myself. And I plan on trying to keep my routine in check so things can stay this way - it's not only good for me, but for my kids and family as well. A cranky mom easily rubs off onto the kids, and boy, things can get messy really quick, lol!

You all are the best!!! Enjoy your weekend, and happy reading!!! xo

My current book haul

*What I received for review...
- NEVER ALWAYS SOMETIMES (ARC) by Adi Alsaid from Harlequin Teen.
- ILLUSIONARIUM (ARC) by Heather Dixon from HarperTeen.
- BOOK SCAVENGER (ARC) by Jennifer Chambliss Bertman (MG) from Macmillan.

*Book trade/swap...
RED QUEEN (HB) by Victoria Aveyard 

*From my very thoughtful and generous #OTSPSecretSister!!! :)
- BLACKBERRY BLUE AND OTHER FAIRY TALES (UK HB) by Jamila Gavin, Illustrated by Richard Coolingridge 

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I'm currently reading...

I finished ACoTaR last night!!!
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A few pics from this past 2 weeks :)

My March Wrap-up!!!
My current MAGGIE STIEFVATER book collection!!!
I just NEED an ARC of SHIVER for it to be complete!!!
One of our many favorite picture books!
My April TBR!!!

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Please help Annie get her new lungs!

My husbands sister, Ann Marie, was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the age of 2.
Until a year ago, she has been living a relatively normal and active life... 
Ann Marie is in need of a double-lung transplant now.
Any donations will be forever appreciated.
Healing prayers too!

Please click on the link for more info!

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  1. I like everything about the Ms Green M&M so of course that was my favorite hehe

  2. Wonderful haul, beautiful pictures. I'm glad you're getting organized and feeling more relaxed about blogging. I get overwhelmed sometimes, I just have to remember I doo this because I love books and blogging is supposed to be fun. Have a great weekend!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My StS

  3. I have "The Red Queen" on my library hold list. Happy reading!

    Tsuki’s STS

  4. I hope you love all your new books. I heard good things about ACOTAR. Awesome haul of books this week.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  5. Great haul this week! I hope you're enjoying The Truth About Us-I read it a few months ago and I adored it! It's definitely one of my favorite contemporaries and I really want to check out more of Janet's books. I've heard such great things about Red Queen!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  6. YOUR Maggie collection is gorgeous, I'm so jealous! I own a bunch of her books but am missing a few of the ones I need. Have a great week!
    -Jon from Bookish Antics!

  7. Holy hannah! This is such a massive haul, Margie! I'm curious about Never Always Sometimes. It's highly anticipated by a lot of bloggers, so I hope it's as great as everyone's hoping it would be.

    Happy Easter to you, and your family!

  8. A lot of these are new to me. I will have to check them out

    I hope you enjoy :) Happy Reading!

    Here's my Weekly Wrap Up

    Michelle @ Book Briefs


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