Saturday, December 28, 2013

Stacking the Shelves #60

Stacking The Shelves is a hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Come join the fun and share all the book you received this week. 


The Here and NowThe Here and Now by Ann Brashares


Follow the rules. Remember what happened. Never fall in love.

Thrilling, exhilarating, haunting, and heartbreaking, The Here and Now is a twenty-first-century take on an impossible romance. Ann Brashares’ first novel for teens since The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is about a girl from the future who might be able to save the world . . . if she lets go of the one thing she’s found to hold on to.

Meet seventeen-year-old Prenna James, who immigrated to New York when she was twelve. Except Prenna didn’t come from a different country. She came from a different time—a future where a mosquito-borne illness has mutated into a pandemic, killing millions and leaving the world in ruins.

Prenna and the others who escaped to the present day must follow a strict set of rules: never reveal where they’re from, never interfere with history, and never, ever be intimate with anyone outside their community. Prenna does as she’s told, believing she can help prevent the plague that will one day ravage the earth. But everything changes when she falls for Ethan Jarves.

And We Stay

And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard


"In And We Stay, Jenny Hubbard treats tragedy and new beginnings with a skilled, delicate hand. Her otherworldly verse and prose form a flowing monument to all the great storytellers of the past." --John Corey Whaley, author of the Michael L. Printz and William C. Morris award winner, Where Things Come Back

When high school senior Paul Wagoner walks into his school library with a stolen gun, he threatens his girlfriend Emily Beam, then takes his own life. In the wake of the tragedy, an angry and guilt-ridden Emily is shipped off to boarding school in Amherst, Massachusetts, where she encounters a ghostly presence who shares her name. The spirit of Emily Dickinson and two quirky girls offer helping hands, but it is up to Emily to heal her own damaged self.

This inventive story, told in verse and in prose, paints the aftermath of tragedy as a landscape where there is good behind the bad, hope inside the despair, and springtime under the snow.

Broken Hearts, Fences, and Other Things to Mend (Broken Hearts & Revenge, #1)

Broken Hearts, Fences, and other Things to Mend
by Katie Finn


Summer, boys, and friendships gone sour. This new series has everything that perfect beach reads are made of!

Gemma just got dumped and is devastated. She finds herself back in the Hamptons for the summer—which puts her at risk of bumping into Hallie, her former best friend that she wronged five years earlier. Do people hold grudges that long?

When a small case of mistaken identity causes everyone, including Hallie and her dreamy brother Josh, to think she’s someone else, Gemma decides to go along with it.

Gemma's plan is working (she's finding it hard to resist Josh), but she's finding herself in embarrassing situations (how could a bathing suit fall apart like that!?). Is it coincidence or is someone trying to expose her true identity? And how will Josh react if he finds out who she is?

Katie Finn hits all the right notes in this perfect beginning to a new summer series: A Broken Hearts & Revenge novel.

We Were LiarsWe Were Liars by E. Lockhart



A beautiful and distinguished family.
A private island.
A brilliant, damaged girl; a passionate, political boy.
A group of four friends—the Liars—whose friendship turns destructive.
A revolution. An accident. A secret.
Lies upon lies.
True love.
The truth.

We Were Liars is a modern, sophisticated suspense novel from National Book Award finalist and Printz Award honoree E. Lockhart.
Read it.
And if anyone asks you how it ends, just LIE.


RoomiesWhistling Past the GraveyardIf I Should Die (Revenants, #3)These Broken Stars (Starbound, #1)The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking #2)In the Shadow of Blackbirds

Gifts from Christmas:

Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries, #1)Phoenix (Black City, #2)
Finding June (June, #1)The Rise of Nine (Lorien Legacies, #3)Born of Illusion (Born of Illusion, #1)Fatal Charm (The Seer, #5)Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly, #1)


  1. OOoh nice! Other than Phoenix I haven't read any of these. Most are pretty new to me! Hope you enjoy them all!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by then!

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. The Here and NOw looks awesome! I can't wait to get that one. I also have We Were Liars and am looking forward to that one. Enjoy!

  3. And We Stay looks so good. I got that one too! I've heard many amazing things about These Broken Stars, and I've heard In the Shadow of Blackbirds is good as well. Enjoy your books!

    Kaitlin @ Reading is My Treasure

  4. You got a lot of great books. The Here & Now sounds like a great read. I can't wait to see your review on it.
    Kristin @ Book Sniffers Anonymous

  5. You have so many great books here! We Were Liars is one I am most excited about. I'm waiting on my copy from Random Buzzers. I hope it arrives soon!

    Enjoy your books!

  6. I've only read one of these, but I see several that are on my TBR list. Looking forward to reading your thoughts on them.

  7. I picked up In The Shadows of Blackbirds too so obviously I'm excited about that one! Snow White Sorrow looks awesome, I'm going to have to look into it. I've done two book blitzs for Cameron Jace, he has a few good looking books coming out! Happy New Year!

    S.Huston @ Head In The Clouds
    My STS:

  8. I got These Broken Stars as well!

    Something Strange and Deadly has been on my TBR list for a while, but for some reason I still haven't gotten around to reading it.

    Happy reading!

    Emma @ Spun With Words

  9. Oooh enjoy Pheonix :) You got some great books this week.

    My StS

  10. Wow, that's a nice haul.

    "And We Stay" is on my Wish List. I hope it receives a release in the UK inthe near future because everyone seems to be talking about this book.

    Please check out my Christmas haul at

    Enjoy your reads.

  11. Born of Illusion is excellent! I just bought These Broken Stars this past week. Can't wait to read it!

    My book haul:

  12. Great haul! You got lots of amazing books, I really want to get We Were Liars, that looks really really great! I loved These Broken Stars, such a great start to a series. I hope you enjoy all your books :) My STS.

  13. What a haul! Did you get the physical audiobook of Roomies? I keep hoping to see it pop up on Audible, but so far it hasn't. :(


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