August 17, 2014

Stacking the Shelves (12): The Birthday Haul

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This week's haul is a little bigger than my usual ones, but that's only because I celebrated my birthday recently! I'm a quarter of a century old now, and it just feels so... good. For this haul, I got a few books for review, a couple from my friends and some amazing birthday presents too!

For Review
I Shall Be Near to You - Erin Lindsay McCabe
100 Sideways Miles - Andrew Smith
Belzhar - Meg Wolitzer
Hook's Revenge - Cassie McGinty

From Friends
Boomerang - Noelle August 
The Ring & The Crown - Melissa de la Cruz
Four - Veronica Roth
A Darkness Strange & Lovely - Susan Dennard (my review)
Strange and Ever After - Susan Dennard (my review)

All Our Yesterdays - Cristin Terrill (my review)
Finnikin of the Rock - Melina Marchetta (my review)
Froi of the Exiles - Melina Marchetta (my review)
Quintana of Charyn - Melina Marchetta (my review)
The Dream Thieves - Maggie Stiefvater (my review)
Daughter of Smoke and Bone - Laini Taylor (Thanks OTSP Secret Sister!) (my review)
Summer of Yesterday - Gaby Triana
A Little Princess - Frances Hodgson Burnett
Fushigi Yugi - Yuu Watase

Isla and the Happily Ever After - Stephanie Perkins
Me Before You - Jojo Moyes (my review)
Love and Other Foreign Words - Erin McCahan (my review)
Take Me On - Katie McGarry (my review)
Nantucket Red - Leila Howland
Dangerous Girls - Abigail Haas (my review)
Amy & Roger's Epic Detour - Morgan Matson (my review)
Second Chance Summer - Morgan Matson (my review)
Magnolia - Kristi Cook
Wild - Cheryl Strayed
The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet - Bernie Su and Katie Rorick
OCD Love Story - Corey Ann Haydu (my review of Life by Committee)

Not in Video
The Orphan Queen - Jodi Meadows
Opposition - Jennifer L. Armentrout
Looking for Alibrandi - Melina Marchetta

Bloggers Mentioned
Cassie of Books with Cass
Hannah of So Obsessed With
Estelle of Rather Be Reading
Elena of Novel Sounds
Gillian of Writer of Wrongs
Andi of Andi's ABCs
Hafsah of Icey Books
Rachel of Hello, Chelly
Ellice of Paperiot

Your turn! What books have you gotten recently? What do you think of the books I picked up? Have you read/will you be reading any of them?


  1. I AM SO JEALOUS THAT YOU HAVE THE ORPHAN QUEEN!!! AHHHHHHH. I WANTWANTWANT it so badly. I was hoping it would go on EW, but so far no luck :(. But seriously, great haul and HAPPY BIRTHDAY what fun to celebrate with lots of books. Endless happiness ahead for you.

  2. Oh my goodness! What a haul! Sheesh! I don't even know what to comment on! Hope you enjoy them all and happy birthday!

    SP & STS
    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  3. Woohoooo! LOVED the haul! Happy bday againnnn!!!! <3 <3

  4. YAY HAUL!! I just got Amy & Roger from my OTSP sister and I am sooo excited. :D So glad your birthday was awesome! <3

  5. Sorcerer Mickey is so cute! I'm really hoping I can get one of those. I'm thrilled to see so much Melina Marchetta and Morgan Matson in this haul! I still need to read OCD Love Story and Me Before You. Glad you had a great birthday!

  6. You are a champ for doing this v-log. Looks like you have enough books to get you through the year so... no more buying stuff okay? ;)


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