Saturday, December 29, 2012

Stacking the Shelves #30

Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews in which we feature all the book goodness that we received, borrowed or purchased during the previous week. All links are to Goodreads.

Hi gorgeous people!  I skipped Stacking the Shelves last week, well....because life happens and I was too busy cleaning and cooking (I'll have a post about that soon!)  Here's two weeks worth of books; and let me tell you that I must have been a pretty good girl this year because Santa outdid himself! Thank you Santa! (*wink*)

Purchased for Kindle

Forever My Girl by Heidi McLaughlin - I saw this book in Goodreads and couldn't help but get it.  It sounds so good!

For Review

Just for Now by Rosalind James - I got this one for a blog tour (coming next week), looks good, right? 

Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes - I received this ARC for review this week, it sounds really interesting.  Thank you to Egmont for the opportunity.


As I said, Santa (AKA hubby) outdid himself, he actually read the blog to come up with these!  Let me explain what you're looking at:

Iron Fey gift set (books 1-4) by Julie Kagawa - I already read the series and I have them all for Kindle, but now I have lovely paper copies.  

Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore - I adored Graceling and Fire and I've been dying to get my hands on this one.

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick - I've heard amazing things about this one, it looks so sweet :)

Matched by Ally Condie - I want to know what the fuss is all about!

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor  - This was my favorite read last year, but I didn't have my own copy. Now I do!

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein - I've also seen wonderful reviews of this one.

Defiance by C.J. Redwine  - Such a lovely cover, can't wait!

Cinder by Marissa Meyer - Another book that everyone seems to love.

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - A co-worker recommended this one and although the cover is a bit off-putting to me, I'm giving it a try. 

I also got these from hubby, my sister, and my mom:

Movies: The Help, Julie & Julia, Becoming Jane and Jane Eyre

CDs: Kelly Clarkson greatest hits, Maroon 5, Two Thalia (Mexican artist) CDs, Habitame Siempre and Primera Fila

A whole year of Paulo Coehlo quotes

And from my lovely son 'C': 

Isn't it sweet?

That's it for me, what's stacking your shelves this week?  Let me know if you've read any of these!

Enter my Favorites of 2012 Giveaway here!


  1. wow many many books! I'm si curious to read Cinder. Happy reading!

    here is mine

  2. Your Santa(AKA your hubby) gifted you some amazing titles! I've recently started the Iron Fey series - need to read book #2- and all the other titles are on my wishlist. I think I will buy Code Name Verity really soon, it's just so interesting!

    I hope you will enjoy all your books and have a great weekend!
    And if you want take a look at my Books Shopping

  3. I am reading Cinder right now, and I can tell you, it is amazing! I usually avoid anything that is even remotely sci-fi, but I decided to give Cinder a try. I love fairytale retellings, and I have heard absolutely rave reveiws for it. And I do not regret it. So good.

    My Life Next Door is good too. I loved the Garrett family.

    Happy reading :)

  4. Woah, awesome haul! I can't wait for Nobody because it sounds super amazing. I really like the cover for it too! I read Matched a while back but I never got around to buying Reached. I hope I get a copy soon. :) I hope you enjoy all of your books!

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  5. DUDE! Your hubby is amazing, Liza!!! And My Life Next Door is the BEST. You'll love it!

    Here's mine:

  6. Oh my goodness, your hubby got you some VERY GOOD books! I absolutely loved Cinder and My Life Next Door, and Matched is good as well! Enjoy! :)

  7. Your husband gave you some amazing books! I loved Cinder and I can't wait to read Defiance. Happy reading! :D


  8. Wow! All of these look amazing. I want to read nearly all of them so I won't take the time to comment on their individual awesomeness.

    Instead I'll just say great haul and enjoy.

    Here's my post

    ~Danica Page
    Taking it One Page at a Time

  9. Nobody looks interesting. I see a lot of people got it this week.


  10. That's so sweet from you husband, he got you awesome books. My darling also reads my blog for present ideas :) He got me Daughter of Smoke and Bone for Christmas.
    I enjoyed Graceling, but haven't gotten to Fire yet, and I'm definitely looking forward to Bitterblue. Your son's present is adorable.
    Happy reading :)
    Ivana @ Willing to See Less

  11. Wow so many awesome books this week! I can't wait to read Nobody, I am so jealous you have it! I hope you enjoy all your books this week!

    Our StS for the week =)

  12. Lots of great ones this week. I loved Defiance esp. and hope you do too.
    Happy reading,
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

  13. That's nice that your husband bought you such thoughtful gifts.

    I'm listening to Gone Girl now on my runs and it is crazy good. A case where the book lives up to all of the hype.

  14. Wow you got some fantastic books! Enjoy them :)


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