Saturday, March 1, 2014

Stacking the Shelves #68

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


Queen of Hearts
Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oaks


Not every fairytale has a happy ending.
This is the story of a princess who became a villain.
A Father’s Betrayal. A Kingdom with a Black Secret. A Princess Slowly Unraveling. 

As Princess of Wonderland Palace and the future Queen of Hearts, Dinah’s days are an endless monotony of tea, tarts, and a stream of vicious humiliations at the hands of her father, the King of Hearts. The only highlight of her days is visiting Wardley, her childhood best friend, the future Knave of Hearts — and the love of her life.

When an enchanting stranger arrives at the Palace, Dinah watches as everything she’s ever wanted threatens to crumble. As her coronation date approaches, a series of suspicious and bloody events suggests that something sinister stirs in the whimsical halls of Wonderland. It’s up to Dinah to unravel the mysteries that lurk both inside and under the Palace before she loses her own head to a clever and faceless foe.

Part epic fantasy, part twisted fairy tale, this dazzling saga will have readers shivering as Dinahs furious nature sweeps Wonderland up in the maelstrom of her wrath. 

Familiar characters such as Cheshire, the White Rabbit, and the Mad Hatter make their appearance, enchanting readers with this new, dark take on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.

Fire & Flood (Fire & Flood, #1)
Fire & Flood by Victoria Scott


A modern day thrill ride, where a teen girl and her animal companion must participate in a breathtaking race to save her brother's life—and her own. 

Tella Holloway is losing it. Her brother is sick, and when a dozen doctors can't determine what's wrong, her parents decide to move to Montana for the fresh air. She's lost her friends, her parents are driving her crazy, her brother is dying—and she's helpless to change anything.

Until she receives mysterious instructions on how to become a Contender in the Brimstone Bleed. It's an epic race across jungle, desert, ocean, and mountain that could win her the prize she desperately desires: the Cure for her brother's illness. But all the Contenders are after the Cure for people they love, and there's no guarantee that Tella (or any of them) will survive the race.

The jungle is terrifying, the clock is ticking, and Tella knows she can't trust the allies she makes. And one big question emerges: Why have so many fallen sick in the first place? 

Hans Christian Andersen: Classic Fairy Tales
Classic Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen


A collection of eighteen fairy tales, taken from Erick Haugaard's acclaimed translation of The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories of Hans Anderson.

This collection is superbly illustrated in full colour and black and white by Michael Foreman. The book contains eighteen colour paintings and twenty-one black and white drawings.



  1. OOoh nice! I LOVED Fire & Flood! I also have this edition of Hans' fairy tales! Haven't read them all yet, my TBR pile keeps growing. But I've read a few of them. In order, naturally. That way when I have time I know where I was and where to go!

    Queen of Hearts is one I am starting to see in paces! Looks like an intriguing read! Definitely look forward to your review! Happy Reading!

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

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. I totally loved Fire and Flood. You had an awesome week.

    Books of Love

  3. Gotta get my hands on Fire & Flood. Looks like a good one. Thanks for visiting!


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