Saturday, 11 August 2012

Stacking the Shelves #12


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I got another absolutely lovely haul this week and I am super excited to start reading them all! :) Leave me a link and I'll stop by! :)
For Review:
1. The Cat That Came Back For Christmas - Julia Romp
The Cat Who Came Back for Christmas: How a Cat Brought a Family the Gift of Love
The heart-warming true story of a little boy and the cat that changed his life. Julia’s nine-year-old son George was autistic. Quiet and withdrawn, he appeared lost in his own world. Then one day a small black-and-white stray cat appeared in her garden and George’s face lit up. George bonded with Ben and began to open up to his mother as well. For three happy years, the trio was inseparable and George made remarkable progress. But then disaster struck—Ben went missing and George regressed. The weeks turned into months, and Christmas was fast approaching, but on December 21, Julia got a call from a family more than fifty miles away, which finally offered a ray of hope . . .
 2. Refuge - Carole Rummage
Refuge
Laney Lowell moved across the country to escape her past, not to fall in love. But when she becomes friends with Gabe, a handsome artist plagued by a mysterious disease, she'll have to decide between facing his dark truth or walking away from him forever. This thrilling romance is full of twists that will keep you guessing to the last page.
 3. Atticus Claw Breaks the Law - Jennifer Gray
Atticus Claw Breaks the Law
Introducing Atticus Cattypus Grammaticus Claw - the world's greatest cat burglar!
When Atticus receives an anonymous message summoning him to a meeting in a sleepy English coastal town, he packs his bags and sets off. The world's greatest cat burglar likes a good mystery and this time curiosity has got the better of him. The writer of the message, it turns out, is none other than Jimmy the Magpie, gang leader. He is morning the death of his friend Beaky, who has been run over by a Rolls Royce. Now he wants Atticus to steal all the jewels in town and leave the humans baffled. What could be more straightforward? But when Atticus moves in with Inspector Cheddar and his family, he starts to wonder if a life of crime is really for him . . .
Bought:
4. Kat, Incorrigible - Stephanie Burgis
Kat, Incorrigible (The Unladylike Adventures of Kat Stephenson, #1)
 Katherine Ann Stephenson has just discovered that she's inherited her mother's magical talents, and despite Stepmama's stern objections, she's determined to learn how to use them. But with her eldest sister Elissa's intended fiancĂ©, the sinister Sir Neville, showing a dangerous interest in Kat's magical potential; her other sister, Angeline, wreaking romantic havoc with her own witchcraft; and a highwayman lurking in the forest, even Kat's reckless heroism will be tested to the upmost. If she can learn to control her new powers, will Kat be able to rescue her family and win her sisters their true love?

5. Eve - Anne Carey
Eve (Eve, #1)
 The year is 2032, sixteen years after a deadly virus—and the vaccine intended to protect against it—wiped out most of the earth’s population. The night before eighteen-year-old Eve’s graduation from her all-girls school she discovers what really happens to new graduates, and the horrifying fate that awaits her. 
Fleeing the only home she’s ever known, Eve sets off on a long, treacherous journey, searching for a place she can survive. Along the way she encounters Caleb, a rough, rebellious boy living in the wild. Separated from men her whole life, Eve has been taught to fear them, but Caleb slowly wins her trust...and her heart. He promises to protect her, but when soldiers begin hunting them, Eve must choose between true love and her life.
 6. Away For the Weekend - Dyan Sheldon

Away for the Weekend
The only thing Gabriela and Beth have in common is that they are in LA for the weekend. Gabriela is there for frivolity, fashion and fun; Beth for lectures, learning and literature. But what neither girl knows is that they are not alone. Two angels are in LA with them. And the angels have other ideas... A fast and funny body-swap comedy from a best-selling author.

 7. Glow -  Amy Kathleen Ryan
Glow
 What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you'd been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue?Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth's collapse, the ship's crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader's efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don't know an attack is being mounted that could claim the most important among them...
Fifteen-year-old Waverly is part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space; she was born on the Empyrean, and the large farming vessel is all she knows. Her concerns are those of any teenager—until Kieran Alden proposes to her. The handsome captain-to-be has everything Waverly could ever want in a husband, and with the pressure to start having children, everyone is sure he's the best choice. Except for Waverly, who wants more from life than marriage—and is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth. But when the Empyrean faces sudden attack by their assumed allies, they quickly find out that the enemies aren't all from the outside. Glow is the most riveting series debut since The Hunger Games, and promises to thrill and challenge readers of all ages.
 So here are all my books I got this week! I'm really excited to start reading them! 

Also, as I'm sure you all know, as a book-lover, you love buying books, right? Well, I have a wishlist of about 125 books on that I really want to buy/read, but unfortunately I'm not a millionaire. So I was really excited when I found out my library has a website and I could check what books all the libraries had where I live and I could order them, so there's about 55 that I'm going to be ordering to read! :)  Not all at one time though! But that's super exciting! :) Leave me a link to your post! :)

11 comments:

  1. Eve is amazing, I really really liked it so I hope you enjoy it! I've been eying up Glow as well so can't wait to see what you think of it
    RB :)

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  2. I absolutly love eve! Glow sounds really good. I read away for the weekend and I really disliked it, but I hope you like it though :)


    xxx

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  3. I love it when libraries have the books I want to read. :) My wishlist has lots of books on it, lots. Maybe even more than 125. Maybe. :) There are too many great books out there. I really want to read Kat, Incorrigible. I like middle grade reads.

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  4. Great haul! I've been wanting to read Eve for a while now, I've heard great things about it. Enjoy!
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  5. You Got Kat, Incorrigible!!! Such a good buying decision that I should make.

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  6. Oooh, I really want to read Kat, Incorrigible! It looks super fun. :) Hope you enjoy all your new reads! And I recently discovered my library's inter-library loan system, so I've been totally taking advantage of that!

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  7. Great haul! I really liked Glow and I've heard some mixed things about Eve so I hope you enjoy them! :) I still have to read Eve but I've been avoiding it but maybe it'll come to my library >.<

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  8. Awesome haul! I can't wait to read Eve. I recently picked up a copy of Glow and I can't wait to read it! :)

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  9. I love my library system too-they are very good about buying the latest YA releases especially when I submit a purchase request! Love the cat books-I saw the Atticus Claw around and I think it looks adorable :)

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