Stacking the Shelves #81

Posted March 22, 2014 by Kara in Kara, Stacking the Shelves / 7 Comments

stacking the shelves
Stacking the Shelves is hosted at Tynga’s Reviews
It’s been a slow couple of weeks around here. I only got one review copy in the mail, and the e-galleys haven’t exactly been flowing either, but the main reason for that is I am trying to stop requesting so much. It’s gotten out of hand. At this point I don’t know if I will ever be able to catch up. I am hoping I can someday. But with BEA looming, I have completely stopped requesting EVERYTHING because I know the suitcase of books I will be bringing back is going to stress me out if I can’t keep up with it. As a result, I have a baby haul and it’s two weeks worth of books. So I call that a win.
For Review:
Great by Sara Benincasa
Thank you to Harper Teen!
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White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
The Velvet Room by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
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For Review:
Open Road Summer by Emery Lord
The Forever Song by Julie Kagawa
On the blog this week:
Sunday: Kara reviews Tin Star by Cecil Castelucci.
Monday: Bekka reviews A Death-Struck Year by Makiia Lucier.
Tuesday: Bekka and Kara list their Top Ten Spring TBR books.
Wednesday: Bekka reviews The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi.
Thursday: A review/giveaway of Operation Paperclip by Annie Jacobsen.
A review of Blood Royal by Eric Jager, both by Kara.
Friday: Lyn reviews Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai and The Lottery Rose by Irene Hunt.

7 responses to “Stacking the Shelves #81

  1. I can understand why you’re not requesting as many books Kara, I’m trying to cut down too, just take a chill and read what I’ve got. The e-galleys aren’t that appealing at the moment I think, so it’s slightly easier than expected; I hope you have a great reading week Kara 😀

    • That is what I am hoping to do, too. It’s like I request all these galleys because I want to read them, but then when it comes time to actually read them, I am not nearly as excited as I was before. BLAHHH.

  2. You’ve been very good, Kara! I am trying to make myself request less books, as well, even if I won’t be able to make it to BEA *cries a little*. My exams start the same week as the BEA, and I think my professors won’t think it’s a valid excuse to go to NYC to hang out with bloggers, authors and publishers rather than showing up to those exams.

    I already read The Forever Song, and I thought it was awesome. I hope you’ll love it, too!

    I hope you’ve had a great weekend.

    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

    • I am so sorry you can’t come to BEA this year. Exams are more important, but man, the timing just stinks.

      So glad that you liked The Forever Song. The reviews I have seen so far were pretty meh.

  3. I keep meaning to get around to reading Midwinterblood but White Crow sounds just as good! The Velvet Room sounds fantastically fun too. Enjoy your new reads!

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