Sunday, January 20, 2013

Stacking the Shelves (4) - The Long Wait Edition

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga from Tynga’s Reviews!

A few months ago, I lost my camera charger so that stopped me from posting STS weekly. But guess what? I found it last Tuesday – just in time for this and for an event I needed to cover! This is a long post so please bear with me.

This is my haul:

 For Review (from publishers and authors):

 Close up…

 Stormdancerby Jay Kristoff (Hardcover) – Read this last year and loved it so much!
Wake by Amanda Hocking (Hardcover)
Cinder by Marissa Meyer (Hardcover) – Read and loved this. Review to come!

 The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna (Hardcover) – Loved this! Check out my review here.
What’s Left of Me by Kat Zhang (Hardcover) – loved this, too. Review here.

 I got the entire series of Pearl North: Libyrinth (Paperback), The Boy from Ilysies (Hardcover) and The Book of the Night (Hardcover).
I got Ironskin by Tina Connolly (Hardcover) – not pictured!

From amazing Aussie pubs I got:

 Echo by Alyson Noel (Paperback) – currently reading
A Corner of White by Jaclyn Moriarty (ARC)
Survive by Alex Morel (Paperback)
This is Not a Drill by Beck McDowell (ARC) – Done and review to come!

 A Shade of Vampire by Bella Forrest (Paperback) – Bella is so nice!
Aldo’s Fantastical Movie Palace by Jonathan Friesen (Hardcover)
The Torn Wing by Kiki Hamilton (Paperback) – Signed! I just love Kiki.
Flee by Lara Ashley (Paperback)

The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann (Paperback) – Currently reading! For Pinoy Book Tours.
Rage Within by Jeyn Roberts (Paperback)

For 2013 YA + MG Time Travel Reading Challenge:

The Obsidian Blade by Pete Hautman (Hardcover)
The Cydonian Pyramid by Pete Hautman (ARC)
Plague in the Mirror by Deborah Noyes (ARC) – So excited for this!!


Redemption by Veronique Launier (Paperback) - From PBT Christmas Party’s YA Book Pile
Angel Dust by Sarah Mussi (ARC) - From PBT Christmas Party’s YA Book Pile
Popped by Chinggay Labrador (Paperback) – From PBT Christmas Party’s YA Book Pile
Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay (Hardcover) – from Mom! Because she knows I need this in my life.
The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg (Hardcover) – given to me by not-so-secret Santa now.


 Tiger’s Destiny by Colleen Houck (Hardcover) – eeep!!
Storm by Brigid Kemmerer (Paperback) – eeep!!


 My haul from National BookStore’s Warehouse Sale: Firebirds Soaring, Banished by Sophie Littlefield, Meridian by Amber Kizer and Shadowed Summer by Saundra Mitchell.

These are buy-ASAP-books from FullyBooked:
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger (Hardcover)
Beautiful Redemption by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl (Paperback) – read and loved!
Easy by Tammara Webber (Paperback) – currently reading! OMG. You need this in your lives!

Haul from Book Sale aka book thrift store:
Ho Voglia di Te (I need you?) by Federico Moccia (Paperback) – Because I’m one of the few people who speak Italian in this country and who buys books, I got this for only 50php! Ha! Like New.
Dead to You by Lisa McMann (Hardcover) – 130php!
Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Hardcover) – only 45 php. Hoping to read this for Time Travel Challenge!

Last but not the least, the white bag up there was a Media Kit given to me during the Anak Bathala: Kalem Book Relaunch yesterday. It’s a graphic novel about Philippine Mythology!

 The goodies inside are:

Kalem Graphic Novel (for review) – signed by the authors!
Kalem poster
These red bandana thingies – you tie them around your forehead like the guy in the poster.
Two…mini cakes? Hopia? Designed in such a way that they resemble the insignia!

Big thanks to: Andrew + Pan Macmillan Asia, Charlotte + Pan Macmillan Australia, Jeyn + Pan Macmillan, DJC + Zondervan, Leah and Alexis from Tor Teen, Christine + Harper Collins, PBT Bloggers, Louisse from The Soul Sisters, Kai from Amaterasu Reads, Dianne from Oops I Read a Book Again, Kiki Hamilton, Bella Forrest, Lara Ashley, 2 P’s in a Pod + BHM Publishing, Jen + Hardie Grant Egmont, Erika + Candlewick!

That’s it for me. Whew! If you’re still here, congratulations and thanks for staying with me.

What did you get this week? Leave your links, I will drop by! 


  1. Wowowowowowowow x infinity! <3 *incoherent at 1:30 AM*

  2. Yahoo for finding your camera charger! That is an amazing haul!!! Exciting books! Enjoy! :D

  3. Ahh your haul is AH MAZING!

    Seriously, I loved Stormdancer and Cinder, so good choice there.

    I'm curious about What's Left Of Me and also The Lost Girl.

    OH MY GODDD A CORNER OF WHITE, excuse me while I die in the corner of jealousy.

    Happy reading :-)

  4. Holy book haul! I absolutely loved Wake, What's Left of Me, and Cinder. I hope you enjoy everything!

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  5. Wow! lots of pretties to read! The Lost Girl and Torn Wing is part of reading list :D Enjoy them all, Precious.

    Happy Reading!


  6. Awesome haul this week! Happy Reading:)

  7. Lots of awesome-looking books in this haul!! I so totally want to read A Corner of White, I've been hearing wonderful things about it. Hope you enjoy all these books! :)

  8. Omg!! You got so much amazing. <3 I hope you enjoy it all so so much :) *Jealous.* Cinder! Love. Stormdancer! Love. Keeper! Ahh. Great, great books. <3
    Thank you for commenting on my mailbox. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina's Books

  9. Oh wow!!! So many books :D I think I want them all hehe Enjoy :P

  10. Wow. That is a lot of books! Cinder is awesome, as is Easy. You have some great books to read. Happy reading!

    Here’s my Stacking The Shelves!

  11. How will you EVER find time to read all those books??

    Great haul and I'm really interested in The Lost Girl. I've heard a lot of good things about that book.

  12. Holy awesome book haul, Precious!! Dying to read The Lost Girl. Thanks for reminding me I need to go hunt that down :D I THINK it's now been released in Aus.

    I've heard a bit about A Corner of White from other Aussies so I think I'm going to have to check it out. Love love love Catastrophic History and STOOOORRRMMM!!! So excited to see what you think of the Merrick brothers!

    Eeeeeee, so many amazing books! And surely amazing reviews will come, I can't wait :D Enjoy!