Saturday, February 3, 2018

*Stacking the Shelves* 3 February 2018

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Stacking The Shelves is a feature/weekly meme created by Tynga’s Reviews in which you share the books you are adding to your shelves, both physical and virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical stores or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

Now, I already have a monthly post I do featuring the books I get in the mail (and it's a lot because I have a serious Goodreads First Reads giveaway addiction), and I'm posting my monthly Read-A-Thon posts again too, which covers the books I receive through Netgalley. And since I am currently technically a displaced person (all my things are packed up on a boat and I don't have a home to call my own at the moment), I'm not currently buying any physical books. So my STS post will feature all the books I've been one-clicking on Amazon or winning in ebook form from Goodreads.

On that note, here are the books I picked up this week (and I'm going to warn you now, it's a lot!)
*All books won through Goodreads First Reads giveaways unless otherwise noted.*

The War Planners Series: Books 1-3 by Andrew Watts 
Tangled Up in You by Lara Ward Cosio 
Quaker's War by Jason Born 
Essential Questions to Grow Your Team by Kathryn Jackson 
Prisoner by Annika Martin and Skye Warren - I snagged this freebie (still free) when I saw it shared somewhere on Facebook. Couldn't even begin to tell you where though. 
Caught by You by Kris Rafferty 
Goodbye, Good Girl by Renee Blossom 
Tommy O'Tom in a Tub O'Trouble by JTK Belle and Tommy Bell 
Soldier Under the Mistletoe by Lacy Williams 
Caroline Eversole and the Gilded Gauntlet by B.B. Morgan
Sculptor of Stories by Ray Dacolias
Killing Narcissism: Exposing and Transcending the Narcissist Regime by JH Simon
Me and Mister Bo by Dan Nimak
Above the Rain by Dan Nimak
Eden Wakes by C.S. Harte
Renee by Jessica Eise
Imagine That by Mark Fins
The Upside of Falling Down by Rebekah Crane
Elven Winter by Bernhard Hennen
She Was Born a Good Girl by Garfield Whyte
Nostalgia From a City Set Upon a Hill by Garfield Whyte
A Bane in Salem by L.M. Roth
Soul Information by Frank Morano
Cape Town to Kruger by John Dwyer
All the F*cks I Cannot Give by Michael Carlon
War Stories: An Enlisted Marine in Vietnam by Stephen MacDonald
To Mend a Broken Heart by Myunique C. Green
Verboten by Sidney Esmond
Public Service by Colin Knight
Sam by Luke Harris
Walking on Edge: A Pilgrimage to Santiago by Reino Gevers
Who Moved my Goat Cheese by Lynn Cahoon
Tiny House on the Road by Celia Bonaduce
One Match by J.Y. Chung
White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey - I chose this as my Amazon First Reads book for February. Set in WWII it was a no-brainer.
Savage Beauty by Casey L. Bond - I pre-ordered this book for 99 cents, but it's live now and no longer 99 cents. I'm just in love with the cover. 
Diary of a Witch's Son by Oksana Leslie
The Strange Ways of Providence in my Life by Kystyna Carmi
Prince S by Anita Renaghan
Shift: Creating Better Tomorrows by Michael O'Brien
Galefire 0.5: Code-X by Kenny Soward
To Catch a Con by Kenny Boehm
The Passer by Robin Christophersen
The Imitation of Patsy Burke by John J. Gaynard
India Was One by An Indian
Lilian by Ronil Caine
Beyond the Milky Way by Aithal
Earth Seven and the History Department at the University of Centrum Kath by Steve M.
Saving Worms After the Rain by Paul Nelson
Magdalena and the Perilous Journey by Marie Cash
Something About Ann by J. Everett Prewitt
Supernatural by Kamil Ali
The Robespierre Conspiracy by Steve M.
Waiting for a Rainbow - Coming of Age in Vietnam by Paul Michael Frazee
High Rollers by Logan C. Kane and Shelby Mena
Surrender My Heart by L.G. O'Connor
Freedom's Fire by Bobby Adair
A Selfless Man by Shawn Raymond Poalillo
Coilhunter by Dean F. Wilson
When a Stranger Comes by Karen S. Bell
My Brother's Keeper by Gary E. Boswell
Olympic Gothic by David Gulbraa
The Colombian by Irene Korakianiti
To-Do Team by Karol Sojko
Cobwebs of Youth by Rose Auburn
Nearly Dead by Conrad Jones
An Italian Cooking Magazine by Claudia Rinaldi
Becoming Kimberly: A Transgender's Journey by Kimberly Davis
The Hostage: Peryton, Part One by Kathryn Berck
When All That's Left of Me is Love by Linda Campanella
Steamteam 5: The Beginning by Greg Helmstetter and Pamela Metivier
Love Letters by Shaun Locke
The Marvelous Mind of Caleb by Kristalin Davis
Cluster Faux by Dan Long
Kraken by China Mieville - I bought this on sale for just $3.99 (no longer on sale). My brother is always recommending Mieville's books, so I figure one of these days I should read one of them. 

So that's all the books I picked up this week. It was a completely unprecedented week for ebook wins on Goodreads and that caught me off guard until I started thinking about why that might be the case (ebook giveaways are open to all authors now and hosting price is reduced at the moment, and only about 200 people enter most ebook giveaways. With 100 copies available per giveaway as is most often the case, the odds of winning are quite high.)

What new books have you added to your shelves this week? - Katie 

*If you're stopping by from the linkup, please be sure to leave a link to your post below so I can see all your new pretties.*


  1. Wow, that is a lot of books! It would probably take me the rest of my life to read all those. I hope you enjoy them!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

    1. Truth be told, I will probably not be reading all of them, at least not in the near future. I certainly didn't expect to win this many in such a short amount of time.

      Thanks for stopping by. - Katie

    2. Well...if you need a laugh, I highly recommend All the F*cks I Cannot Give.

  2. I can see why you had to have Savage Beauty, what an awesome cover. I may check out A Bane in Salem as well too. I wish I had caught Kraken when it was cheaper, but maybe I can grab it from the library. So many books, I wouldn't know where to start.

  3. Whoa, that a lot of books. I hope you enjoy them all. You have a lot of good options here.
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  4. Wow, haven't seen a haul that long in a while! I guess now that they pushed out the international readers, it's a lot easier to win, cause the contestant pool must be smaller. Oh well, win for you, I guess. Except, when are you possibly gonna read all those :DDD

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