Saturday, June 2, 2018

*Stacking the Shelves* 2 June 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. 

On that note, here are the books I picked up this week. All Goodreads First Reads ebook wins unless otherwise specified.

Devices by Kenna Jefferies 
Operation Cure Boredom by Dan Martin
Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson - I selected this as my May Kindle First selection (I think that's what the monthly free ebook for being a Prime member is called now), I'm just always super late finally deciding which one to get. 
Showmance by L.H. Cosway - I snagged this as a freebie (still free) after seeing an author sponsored post about it on Facebook. 
Promises Broken by KA Stalter - I snagged this short story as a freebie (still free). I don't know where I saw it shared exactly, but it was definitely on Facebook. 
The E.T. Guy by V.C. Lancaster - I snagged this as a freebie (no longer free). It's another one that I don't know where I saw it shared, but this one may have been the Celebrity Readers...or maybe not. 
Thief in Law by Michael Dirubio
I Spy With My Little Eye by Linnea Mills
Pebble in the Dark by Antony Botting
The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden - I snagged this on sale for just $1.99 (still on sale). I mostly wanted this because Terri from Terriluvsbooks wrote a great review of it that made it sound phenomenal, so I couldn't pass it up while it was on sale. 
Castle of the Heart: A 2% Erotic Romance by Sapphire Jones
The Project GENESIS by Phil's Novels
Shade: A Reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Merrie Destefano - I snagged this as a freebie (no longer free) after seeing it shared on Facebook by Author Neeny Boucher (I'm 99% sure that's who shared this particular book.)
The Earth Boy and Mr. Brown by C.C. Alma
Dusk: A Reimagining of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein by Merrie Destefano - I snagged this for just 99 cents (still 99 cents) after seeing it shared by Neeny Boucher (assuming I'm right about her sharing Shade.) 
This Can't Be Love by Maria Geraci
Dead Lock by Damien Boyd
China Simplified: Language Empowerment by Stewart Lee Beck
The K2 Virus by Scott Rhine
Joey: How a Blind Rescue Horse Helped Others to See by Jennifer Marshall Bleakley
The Balance Point: A Missing Link in Human Consciousness by Joseph Jenkins
Sometimes Sneezing Hurts by C. Sleek
Cursed by Christ by Matthew Warner
When Dragons Come to Alice Street by Francesca Hampton
When Darkness Follows by Athena Daniels
Wedding Planning for the Busy Feminist by Amanda Pendolino
Bookburners: The Complete Season 1 by Max Gladstone, Mur Lafferty, Brian Francis Slattery, and Margaret Dunlap
A Wish After Midnight by Zetta Elliot - I snagged this on sale for 99 cents (still 99 cents). Reading the synopsis, it made me think a bit of The Devil's Arithmetic, with a girl going back in time to experience life as one of her ancestors during a tumultuous time. It just really piqued my interest. 

So that's all the new books I picked up this week. It was a fairly cheap week for me, although I did spend about $4, but that's not too bad considering all the new books I have to read. 

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

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


  1. I just saw a positive review for The Bear & The Nightingale too! Good buy! :)

    1. Thank you. I'd seen it on sale before I saw all the positive feedback for it from my friends, and then I was kicking myself for not buying it before (because the cover had intrigued me), so I was glad to catch it on sale again. - Katie

  2. Looks like you got some interesting ones!! Alas, that wasn't us...but I'm thinking that we should just pretend we did and get the credit. :P

    1. Well darn it. I swear one of my books was recommended by you guys...I usually get at least one a week that you've shared. I should probably start writing them down so I'll know when I get around to building my STS posts where they came from. - Katie