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Stacking the Shelves #10

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Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews and is all about sharing the books you’re adding to your shelves be it in virtual form or physical. You can include books you’ve won, bought, borrowed from the library or review books.
P.S. I post most of my STS at the end of each month.
In the month of May I.....
Borrowed from the library
The Glass Arrow  by Kristen Simmons Firebug by Lish McBride The Fall by Bethany Griffin Talon (Talon #1)  by Julie Kagawa
I already read The Glass Arrow (review) and Firebug although I still haven't wrote a review for Firebug but I will, just as soon as I straighten out my thoughts. As for The Fall and Talon, I started reading both but got side-tracked by all the new releases. *sigh* But I do plan on finishing them...hopefully. 
Bought/For Review/Gift
Velvet (Trilogy #1) by Temple West  A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses #1) by Sarah J. Maas  Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles #2) by Marissa Meyer  The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest (Medie…

Waiting on Wednesday: The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate  waiting to get my hands on:
The Dead Girls of Hysteria Hall by Katie Alender

Publication: August 25, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Horror, Fantasy, Paranormal
Goodreads Summary
Asylum meets Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, in this riveting tale of ghosts, secrets, and family, from master of suspense Katie Alender.

Delia's new house isn't just a house. It used to be an insane asylum, a place to lock up "troubled" young women long ago. And a restless, wicked spirit is still at play--and it doesn't want defiant girls like Delia to go anywhere.

So the house kills her.

Now Delia is a ghost, trapped in her creepy home forever. As she meets the other ghost girls who haunt the narrow hallways, as well as the handsome ghost boy on the grounds, she learns shocking truths about the house's his…

The Jack of Souls by Stephen C. Merlino ~ Blog Tour: Review

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Title: The Jack of Souls
Author: Stephen C. Merlino
Publisher: Tortoise Rampant Books
Pages: 352
Genre: YA Fantasy
Format: Paperback/Hardcover/Kindle
An outcast rogue named Harric must break a curse laid on his fate or die by his nineteenth birthday.  As his dead-day approaches, nightmares from the spirit world stalk him and tear at his sanity; sorcery eats at his soul. To survive, he’ll need more than his usual tricks. He’ll need help—and a lot of it—but on the kingdom’s lawless frontier, his only allies are other outcasts. One of these outcasts is Caris, a mysterious, horse-whispering runaway, intent upon becoming the Queen’s first female knight. The other is Sir Willard—ex-immortal, ex-champion, now addicted to pain-killing herbs and banished from the court. With their help, Harric might keep his curse at bay. But for how long? And both companions bring perils and secrets of their own: Caris bears the scars of a troubled past that still hunts her; Willard is at war with the Old Ones, an…

Feature & Follow Friday

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Feature & Follow is a weekly Friday meme hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read. Each host will have their own Feature Blog and this way it’ll allow us to show off more new blogs! 
I'd love it if you followed me through GFC and Bloglovin' and of course I'll make sure to stop by your blog and do the same!
This weeks question:
How do you write your reviews?
Well, I'm actually not a very organized person but I'm glad my reviews are! I normally go with characters first, then romance (unless there's no romance then I change it up), and plot/world building last. I also write notes down while I'm reading but sometimes don't even use them when I start writing my reviews, I just get so into writing my review that I forget about everything else. 

Thanks for stopping by!


Waiting on Wednesday: Inherit the Stars by Tessa Elwood

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate  waiting to get my hands on:
Inherit the Stars by Tessa Elwood


Publication: December 8, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Romance, Space, Dystopia
Goodreads Summary
Three royal houses ruling three interplanetary systems are on the brink of collapse, and they must either ally together or tear each other apart in order for their people to survive.

Asa is the youngest daughter of the house of Fane, which has been fighting a devastating food and energy crisis for far too long. She thinks she can save her family’s livelihood by posing as her oldest sister in an arranged marriage with Eagle, the heir to the throne of the house of Westlet. The appearance of her mother, a traitor who defected to the house of Galton, adds fuel to the fire, while Asa also tries to save her sister Wren's life . . . possibly …

The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons Review

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Goodreads | Book Depository | Amazon
Publisher: Tor Teen  Genre: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Dystopia, Fantasy, Romance Adventure, Action Release Date: February 10, 2015 Pages: 336
Goodreads Summary
The Handmaid’s Tale meets Blood Red Road in Glass Arrow, the story of Aya, who lives with a small group of women on the run from the men who hunt them, men who want to auction off breeding rights to the highest bidder.
In a world where females are scarce and are hunted, then bought and sold at market for their breeding rights, 15-year old Aya has learned how to hide. With a ragtag bunch of other women and girls, she has successfully avoided capture and eked out a nomadic but free existence in the mountains. But when Aya’s luck runs out and she’s caught by a group of businessmen on a hunting expedition, fighting to survive takes on a whole new meaning.

My Review
The beginning of The Glass Arrow throws you right into the story, you're transported into a world where woman are seen as nothing mor…

A Woman's Trickery ~ Thailand Drama

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Name: A Woman's Trickery Language: Thai with English subtitles Episodes: 12
My Review
A Woman's Trickery is about Kate a young girl who loves her family so much but is naive when it comes to the world. Kate is content with her life and believes she has the perfect family and fiancee but she couldn't be more far from the the truth, her father has a gambling addiction. And because of this he has a big amount of debt, and to keep his debtors at bay he decides to rip off money from the company he works at, run by Marisa the head of the Suttagarn family. When the Suttagarn family find out about the deceit, they plan on putting him behind bars but Kate's father offers Marisa something she's been wanting. Which is an heir for the Suttagarn family, he tells them they can have his daughter Kate bear an heir for them and when she does the debt will completely disappear. Marisa's son is disgusted by him for selling his daughter like that and so is his mom but she decides to …

I'M BACK!!!

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Hey everyone! Some of you may have noticed that I haven't posted anything lately and for that I apologize. As much as I would like to come up with an awesome excuse on how I didn't post anything because I went traveling to an exotic place and had the time of my life (I wish). The truth isn't that amazing, I just spent more time with my family, went to school and watched some Asian dramas that I felt like I'd been putting off for quite some time. 

 I tried to come up with new ideas for my blog but nothing would come to me as you can see *sigh*. There's not really anything interesting to say, I just took a couple days off to clear my thoughts and relax. I'm sure everybody has those days, right? Where they don't know what to do with themselves, and feel a bit out of place. Don't worry, though I'm totally getting on the blogging train again!

Now onto more exciting things like the #booksfortrade that I've been seeing on Twitter a lot. I'm sure m…

Waiting on Wednesday: Daughters unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This weeks book that I'm desperate to get my hands on:
Daughters unto Devils by Amy Lukavics

Publication: September 29, 2015
Genre: Young Adult, Horror, Historical Fiction
Goodreads Summary
When sixteen-year-old Amanda Verner's family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory of the past winter; of her sickly Ma giving birth to a baby sister who cries endlessly; of the terrifying visions she saw as her sanity began to slip, the victim of cabin fever; and most of all, the memories of the boy she has been secretly meeting with as a distraction from her pain. The boy whose baby she now carries.

When the Verners arrive at their new home, a large cabin abandoned by its previous owners, they discover the inside covered in blood. And as the days pass, …

Feature & Follow Friday

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Feature & Follow is a weekly Friday meme hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read. Each host will have their own Feature Blog and this way it’ll allow us to show off more new blogs! 
I'd love it if you followed me through GFC and Bloglovin' and of course I'll make sure to stop by your blog and do the same!
This weeks question:
How do you cure a book hangover/blogging slump/reading slump?
This is a great question because just this past week I've been on a blogging slump/reading slump and what I did was I took a break and watched K-dramas/Anime. And just before I resigned myself to another day without being able to read.....*drum roll* something amazing happened! My pre-order of A Court of Thorns and Roses came!!! Gahhh, yep reading slump over!!! 
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