Friday, 5 October 2012

Stacking the Shelves & The Sunday Post (7th October)

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The Sunday Post is a meme hosted by Kimba at Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer
and Stacking the Shelves by Tynga at Tynga's Reviews

It's a chance to share what has happened the past week, showcase books and other bookish things we have received and talk about what is coming up on our blog.

 This is my recap of what I received and what happened on the blog this past week.

(Clicking on the title will take you to Goodreads)

Received for Review:

The Mark of Athena (Heroes of Olympia #3) by Rick Riordan

(Thank-you kindly to Penguin Group Australia – Puffin)


I failed miserably with my book buying ban!

The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1) by Maggie Stiefvater
Whispers at Moonrise (Shadowfalls #3) by C.C. Hunter
Poison Princess (The Arcana Chronicles #1) by Kresley Cole
Down to You by M. Leighton

Currently Reading:

Toxic (Denazen #2) by Jus Accardo
Reaping Me Softly by Kate Evangelista

A recap of my week:


Review: Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr


Review: False Memory by Dan Krokos


Waiting on Wednesday – Dualed by Elsie


Review: Deity (Covenant #3) by Jennifer L. Armentrout


(Pending reviews The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken (18 Nov), Betwixt by Melissa Pearl (1Nov) & The Impossible Engineers by M.J. Fletcher.

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  1. I've never managed to stick to a book-buying-ban, it's just not possible. Great choices, I hope you like them all.

  2. Congrats on all the awesome books! So many of those are on my TBR/Wishlist. I hope you enjoy them all! ^.^ If you would like to you can check out my Stacking The Shelves post here. :)

  3. Well, at least you broke your ban well. Awesome books this week! I hope you enjoy them all.

  4. OOoh nice haul!! Read Whispers at Moonrise which was awesome, but total agony at the end. It's going to be a looooooong wait til the final book comes out! Happy Reading!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  5. We have Reaping Me Softy up mext too read! I hope you enjoy it! Awesome book week =)

    Our StS for the week =)

  6. Looks like you had an interesting week. Great haul of books this week. I also failed at my book buying ban as well. Come visit me as well.


  7. Book buying banns are detrimental for a bookworm's mental health. No worries :) Enjoy your pretty new books!
    My StS post is here.

  8. I fail at book buying bans too. Just too many goodies out there :) I really want to read Down to You. I hope you'll drop by and check out my posts for this week :)

  9. Poison Princess looks really good and Down to You was fantastic! I hope you love reading all of your books this week:) here's my sts:

  10. It is TOTALLY ok to break a book buying ban for Raven Boys. I am waiting for the library to get it to me, but I don't know how much longer I can hold out. :-) Check out my STS.

  11. Hehe, I am pretty bad at sticking to book buying bans, too! Nice haul, hun!

  12. Down To You is soo good!! Have an awesome week!

  13. you got some amazing books! I adored Poison Princess, and Raven Boys was pretty good too. I really want to start the Hero's of Olympus series. I hope you enjoy everything you got this week! Happy reading :)

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    What we got this week!

  14. Aww Sharon, I'm with you on the book buying ban. I lasted about two weeks? Then I ordered a ton of books from! I hope you enjoy all your reads. I loved Rick Riordan's The Lightening Thief!

    Giselle from Book Nerd Canada
    Stacking the Shelves #23

  15. Great book haul, Sharon! Poison Princess looks so good. I hope you love Down to You. Hope you enjoy!

  16. Haha book buying bans always fail with me, too! I really want to read Poison Princess I hear it's fantastic! Great haul, Sharon!

    Giselle @ Xpresso Reads

  17. Amazing haul this week. I need to get Whispers at Moonrise. Happy reading ;)

    Jennifer @ Dream Reads

  18. Raven Boys is SO good! We actually got to see Maggie last weekend and as usual she is AMAZING! Funny. Smart. Dark. Delightful! Poison Princess sounds SO good. I'll have to check back to see what you think of it! Happy reading!
    Our Week in Books @Libby Blog

  19. Sorry you failed on your ban ..but sweet haul and hurry up and review Down to looks um yummy! Looking forward to your Darkest Mind review too. Have an awesome week cupcake! The Sunday Post

  20. I got Down to You last week!! Couldn't help myself!! Lol!!

    Here's My StS and Sunday Post!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace

  21. Amazing haul. Hope you enjoy them all. Have a great week. Happy reading..

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's Sunday Post

  22. I totally failed this week on my book buying ban too :( I got Poison Princess too :D I must keep my credit card loved somewhere lol
    Giselle from Book Nerd Canada
    Stacking the Shelves #23


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