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Saturday, September 15, 2012

Stacking the Shelves [19] - The one with lots of Cities!

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews as a way to share all the books we've received this week!

This week at Literary Exploration




Not only did I receive two awesome packages from HarperCollins for their Halloween promotion, I went to Educator's Night at Hicklebee's and bought some books and snagged some ARCs from their giveaway piles. As always, I had an awesome time and got to meet some really great authors and fellow educators. 

Review:
All thanks to HarperCollins for their special Halloween books!!!
Coraline by Niel Gaiman
The Whispering House by Rebecca Wade
Always October by Bruce Coville
Monsters on the March (Scary School #2) by Derek the Ghost
Gravediggers: Mountain of Bones by Christopher Krovatin
Invisible Inkling by Harry Bliss and Emily Jenkins
It's Pumpkin Day, Mouse! by Laura Joffe Numeroff
Just Say Boo! by Susan Hood
Mia: Time to Trick or Treat by Robin Farley

Purchased:
Flipped by Wendelin van Draanen (signed)
The Bugaboo Review by Sue Sommer (signed)
Chloe and the Lion by Mac Barnett (signed)

Gifted:
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
The Rising by Kelley Armstrong
The Way We Fall by Megan Crewe
Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman
Switched by Amanda Hocking

28 comments:

  1. Look at all those books! Better get stuck into them or else I might steal some (e.g. Keeper of Lost Cities and City of a Thousand Dolls... yes the city ones :P)

    Here’s what I got this week.

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  2. Look at all the Halloween goodies! And I have The Riaing, too--but I still need to read the first two.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Rachel @ Beauty and the Bookshelf

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  3. Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
    City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
    The Way We Fall by Megan Crewe
    The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman

    Alright, I'm officially jealous :p Amazing haul! I hope you love all of them! I can't wait to see your reviews :)

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  4. Wow! I'm not asking for any particular reason *whistles innocently*, but if I had to know where you lived and kept your books, where would I start looking? ;)

    Great haul of books, I'm a teeny tiny bit green about all the excellent reading you have ahead of you. I hope you love them!

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  5. I have Switched on my kindle, and it looks really good. I hope you enjoy it! You have some great books, especially the Halloween books. I loved the film Coroline, very creepy but awesome ;)
    Happy reading!
    Zoe
    www.bookhi.blogspot.com

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  6. I've heard WG, WG was hilarious! And of course it would, since it's John Green & David Levithan! xD
    And I'm really looking forward to your review of City of a Thousand Dolls! It sounds so awesome! xD

    Happy reading ^__^

    My Haul

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  7. You got so many amazing books! :) Kelly Armstrong's books have always sounded really good and Keeper of The Lost Cities also sounds really good. I liked Switched, too! Amazing haul :)

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  8. Holy crap so many good books. I love the kids books, I am always so excited about getting new ones to read the my brats before bed, it's surprising how many really good ones are out there. Great haul!

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  9. I am so freakin' excited for City of a Thousand Dolls! Also, I recently read an awesome quote from Will Grayson, Will Grayson that has left me wanting to read the book.

    Great haul, Anna!

    Here's my Book Haul post.

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

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  10. Awesome haul of books. So many...looking forward to the reviews on some of these books.

    Grace

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  11. Holey moley! So many pretties you have there! I am in awe lol!! I hope you enjoy them all =) Happy reading!

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  12. That's a fantastic haul! I just got The Book of Blood and Shadow myself, and I can't wait to get started. I hope you enjoy your new books!

    My Sunday Post

    Michelle

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  13. Your haul is pure awesome! I'm dying to read City of a Thousand Dolls. I can't wait to hear what you think of it. Happy Reading :)

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  14. Caroline is wonderful, still working my way through The Book of Blood & Shadow.
    Happy reading.

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  15. Wow!!! Awesome haul!!! I honestly don't have any of them, but I will check them out. I have my eye on The Way We Fall for a long time.

    Thanks also for stopping by. ;)

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  16. What an epic week!! I love the Halloween pack from Harper Collins. That's really awesome! I have The Way We Fall, but haven't read it yet. Enjoy all the great books!!

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  17. Will Grayson, Will Grayson! I love that book so hard Tiny Cooper is THE BEST.

    AND OMG CITY OF A THOUSAND DOLLS, I DIE of overwhelming jealousy! <3333

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  18. I read the first Scary School book and thought it was cute. I'll have to check out the second. Recently read Will Grayson and enjoyed it. I hope you enjoy all your books. Thanks for visiting.

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  19. Amazing haul!! I loved Flipped it was soo cute!!
    http://lovesbooksreviews.blogspot.com/2012/09/stacking-shelves-19.html

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  20. Ooh, THE RISING! I really can't wait for that one. I NEED to see how Kelley ends the trilogy. :D Happy reading, love!

    Once Upon a Book Haul

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  21. Woah, what awesome books o.O I've been meaning to read anything by Robin Wasserman for a while now and really liked the description of Book of Blood and Shadow! City of a Thousand Dolls also sounds awesome :) And Switched, and the Halloween-themed ones ^^''
    Basically, enjoy diminishing your pile of awesome ;) Thanks for stopping by my post earlier!

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  22. Wow you've got a lot of books this week! The only one I've read on that list is The Book of B&S. It was really slow starting, but after pg 100 I loved it. Hope you enjoy all your books. My STS/Sunday Post

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  23. I'm so jealous of The Rising I can't wait to read it! I hope you enjoy everything!

    My IMM =D

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  24. Woooo! Amazing stack of books! I haven't even heard of some of these before, like the City of a Thousand Dolls! That one sounds really good and it seems everyone wants to read that one! I also want to Switched, Keeper of Lost Cities and The Way We Fall. They sounds really awesome. I liked The Book of Blood and Shadow, so hopefully you will too. Anyway, happy reading! I hope you enjoy them all.

    Have a great week!
    Here's My STS

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  25. I am so totally jealous! I want Halloween books! LOL Great week...Happy Reading!!

    My Added to the Bookshelf Post!

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

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  26. City of aThousan Dolls look so good! Great haul again Anna! You're so lucky to have so many bookish events near you! Thanks for stopping by hun!

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  27. Wow! Lots of great books! I loved Flipped! Thanks for stopping by my STS post. Happy reading! =)

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  28. There are AT LEAST five books in those stacks that I am so jealous you have. Nice haul! ;) I just read The Way We Fall yesterday!

    What I Got:
    http://justabooklover.blogspot.com/2012/09/what-i-got-9.html

    ♥Jessica(:

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