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Friday, June 6, 2014

Stacking the Shelves!

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews!

This week in physical form...

A jinni. A princess. And the wish that changes everything. . . .

Najwa is a jinni, training to be a spy in the war against the humans. Zayele is a human on her way to marry a prince of Baghdad—which she’ll do anything to avoid. So she captures Najwa and makes a wish. With a rush of smoke and fire, they fall apart and re-form—as each other. A jinni and a human, trading lives. Both girls must play their parts among enemies who would kill them if the deception were ever discovered—enemies including the young men Najwa and Zayele are just discovering they might love.

This week in E-book form...  

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is the story of Lara Jean, who has never openly admitted her crushes, but instead wrote each boy a letter about how she felt, sealed it, and hid it in a box under her bed. But one day Lara Jean discovers that somehow her secret box of letters has been mailed, causing all her crushes from her past to confront her about the letters: her first kiss, the boy from summer camp, even her sister's ex-boyfriend, Josh. As she learns to deal with her past loves face to face, Lara Jean discovers that something good may come out of these letters after all.

The Shadow Fold, a swathe of impenetrable darkness, crawling with monsters that feast on human flesh, is slowly destroying the once-great nation of Ravka.

Alina, a pale, lonely orphan, discovers a unique power that thrusts her into the lavish world of the kingdom’s magical elite—the Grisha. Could she be the key to unravelling the dark fabric of the Shadow Fold and setting Ravka free?

The Darkling, a creature of seductive charm and terrifying power, leader of the Grisha. If Alina is to fulfill her destiny, she must discover how to unlock her gift and face up to her dangerous attraction to him.

But what of Mal, Alina’s childhood best friend? As Alina contemplates her dazzling new future, why can’t she ever quite forget him?

Glorious. Epic. Irresistible. Romance.
 Meadow Woodson has been trained to survive. This is a prequel to The Murder Complex, by Lindsay Cummings, and it is set in a blood-soaked world where the murder rate is higher than the birth rate. For fans of Moira Young's Dust Lands series, La Femme Nikita, and the movie Hanna.

Meadow Woodson's father calls it The Fear Trials, and it is a rite of passage in their family. Meadow is up against her brother Koi. The Fear Trials will both harden her and make her brave. If Meadow wins, she will get a weapon of her own and the right to leave the Woodsons' houseboat without her father or mother at her side. Set in the violent, complex, and mysterious world of The Murder Complex, and introducing Meadow Woodson—a teenage girl trained to survive no matter what the cost—and her family, who are together for the last time on their houseboat in the Florida Everglades.

This week I... 

Read The Murder Complex by Lindsay Cummings and The Luck Uglies by Paul Durham. 
I may have possibly DNF'd not one, but two titles... more news on that later. 

I participated in Top Ten Tuesday with my top 8 Beach Reads...

I showed you all some of my Squeal-Worthy June Releases...

And I finished another Giveaway, this one for Bad Luck Girl by Sarah Zettell. The winner will be announced via Twitter soon.

What did you guys get this week? Show me your shelves!


Grace Fonseca said...

Interesting selection of books this week. The Fear Trials look like they will be good.

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Kim Baker said...

I picked up To All the Boys I've Loved Before this week too. It just looks too good. I can't wait until I have time to get to reading it.


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Elen Brown said...

The Fire Wish looks really interesting, and I love Shadow and Bone! I hope you enjoy your books. :)

chrissireads said...

I absolutely adore Shadow and Bone. I hope that you like it as much! :-)

Krystianna said...

Great haul! I've heard such great things about Shadow and Bone but I have yet to read it. I'm hoping to read it over the summer. I've heard really great things about To All the Boys I've Heard Before as well.
Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

Kirsty-Marie Jones said...

I've been reading a lot about To All the Boys I Loved Before, not sure It's my type of read, but I still want to try it at least. Happy reading! :)

Here's mine

Kirsty @ StudioReads

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