Saturday, 5 May 2012

Stacking the Shelves #1


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After reading up around the drama that hit the book blogging community a couple of weeks ago, I have decided not to participate in "In My Mailbox" anymore. Instead I have decided to move to Stacking the Shelves where I will be showing what books I have got.

I have only got four books in the past two weeks but this has to be one of the best book weeks of the year so far.

Three books, that I couldn't wait, for in one week!!

Bought from Amazon.co.uk
  •  The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1) - Julie Kagawa *Goodreads*
  • Insurgent (Divergent #2) - Veronica Roth *Goodreads*
  • Black Dawn (The Morganville Vampires # 12) -Rachel Caine *Goodreads*

Bought from Bookshop.
  • City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments #5) - Cassandra Clare *Goodreads*







I have already read The Immortal Rules, Insurgent and COLS. Now I am reading Black Dawn.

You can find my review for Insurgent here.
You can find my review for The Immortal Rules here.

I absolutely love Insurgent and City of Lost Souls. Even though I am in the middle of uni work, having to meet a lot of deadlines and exams looming, I still managed to read both of them in a day each (Not together. Two 500 pages books in one day is a bit much for me). 5 Stars!!!

I am aware that there is an embargo on City of Lost Souls. I was very shocked when I walked into my local bookshop to see a massive pile available. I'm sorry but it's COLS. I wasn't going to wait. Screwed up my plans for that day. I started reading at 15:00 and finished at about 22:00. Could not put it down!! Same could be said for Insurgent. Didn't stop reading until I was finished.

I also enjoyed The Immortal Rules although not as much as the other two books.

As for Black Dawn, not that I don't love Morganville Vampires, but this has been a bit of a crazy week for both work and books. I haven't got round to sitting down and properly reading it. Now that everything has calmed down, I can sit back and read. I have only read a few chapters but I am enjoying it so far.

What books did you get this week?

Becky

21 comments:

  1. What a beautiful stacking the shelves you have. New follower. Come visit me and check out what I got as well.

    Grace

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  2. Great books! Hope you find more time for reading, I'm in the middle of my diploma paper and I can relate...
    Happy reading! Here's my StS.

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  3. I've seen The Immortal Rules a lot lately :-) I'm thinking I might have to check that one out! I loved her Iron Fey series..

    Enjoy!

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  4. Excellent haul! I'm really late to the Divergent party- it's been sitting on my shelf for quite some time. I've really got to read it soon.

    Thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend!

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    1. You need too! It's really good.

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  5. Holly Molly! You got CoLS early you lucky duck!
    Happy Reading :)
    Thanks for participating in STS!

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  6. Awesome hall! I wasn't a huge fan of TIR but everyone else seems to really love it, I feel left out!

    Check out my Stacking The Shelves.

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    1. Don't worry. I am not a fan of Julie's Iron Fey series or books by Jennifer L. Armentrout while everyone else seems to love them. Not every popular book is for everyone.

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  7. I keep seeing The Immortal Rules everywhere, I've never read her Iron Fey series but I might check this one out. Great haul you got some great books!

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  8. Those are great books!! Insurgent has an amazing UK cover. Great books and happy STS! I'm a new follower :)

    I would love it if you could check out my STS
    Michelle :)

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  9. Great stack. The Immortal Rules is one I'm anxious to start reading. Enjoy your new books.

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  10. Ohhh I LOVED The Immortal Rules!! And I can't wait to get Insurgent!

    My Stack

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  11. The Immortal Rules and Insurgent were awesome, weren't they ?
    You got some fab books this week :)
    Hope you enjoy them all !

    New GFC follower :)

    My Book Haul
    http://nicksbookblog93.blogspot.com/2012/05/stacking-shelves-2.html

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  12. AWESOME haul this week! I got The Immortal Rules last week and Insurgent this week and I can hardly wait for City of Lost Souls (even though I just started reading the series last night for the first time)! I'm a new email follower and I hope you'll drop by and check out what else I got this week :)

    http://jrafterdark.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/this-week-on-j-r-after-dark/

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  13. Nice group of books. I often read until I finish too. Here is my post:

    STS

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  14. UK bookcovers are so cool, Love the Insurgent cover!

    My Stacking The Shelves
    http://pnrurbanfantasyreviews.blogspot.com/

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  15. AHHH I really need to buy a copy of COLS by Cassandra Clare!!! Can't wait to hear your thoughts!

    New Follower! :)

    Visit My STS Post!

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    1. My review should hopefully be posted on Tuesday 8th May. :D

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  16. Oooooh, such goodies! I want Insurgent, but I still need to read Divergent!

    I hope you enjoy all your lovely books!

    Here's my STS:

    http://darlenesbooknook.blogspot.ca/2012/05/stacking-shelves-may-6-2012.html

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  17. I'm only a couple of chapters into Insurgent, I really need to catch up! Everyone is reading it, it's so overwhelming.

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  18. Fantastic haul this week!! Looking forward to what you have to say about Insurgent, CoLS and The Immortal Rules, I really enjoyed them myself =)

    Here's my Stacking the Shelves post for this week =)

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