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A Reader of Fictions: On My New Arrivals Shelf (31)

A Reader of Fictions

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Sunday, November 25, 2012

On My New Arrivals Shelf (31)

I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving holiday, for those who celebrate it. I've been enjoying my time off from work. :)



Bloggers Mentioned:
Steph of Cuddlebuggery
Audrey of Bibliosaurus Text
Giselle of Xpresso Reads (who didn't actually like it much...memory fail, but apparently Wendy Darling did)

For Review:
All Men of Genius - Lev AC Rosen
Eyes to See (Jeremiah Hunt #1) - Joseph Nassise

Borrowed from Steph:
The Art of Wishing - Lindsay Ribar (my review)
Orleans - Sherri L. Smith

Won:

*Many thanks to Tor Books, Steph , and Audrey for these pretties!*

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17 Comments:

Blogger Bookworm1858 said...

Congrats on winning Break My Heart...I've seen it around and think it sounds really interesting. Happy reading :)

November 25, 2012 at 1:15 AM  
Blogger Kat Balcombe said...

:-O Orleans! Hurrah for post-apocalyptics! You must read it and tell me if you think I'd like it, it's high on my stalking list!

Enjoy !

November 25, 2012 at 4:56 AM  
Blogger Lilian said...

I HAVEN'T HEARD OF ANY OF THESE BOOKS...except Break My Heart 1000 Times, which I saw at Barnes and Noble's..but it kinda scared me. *shivers*

Lilian @ A Novel Toybox

November 25, 2012 at 6:31 AM  
Blogger kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

Scrumptious books, Christina! I had All Men of Genius on my wihslist forever, so as Orleans, and I read your wonderful review for The Art of Wishing and definitely will be reading it too! Enjoy all your books! :)

November 25, 2012 at 6:39 AM  
Blogger Ashleigh Paige said...

I'm still sobbing over the fact that Penguin denied me for The Art of Wishing on NetGalley. The excerpt I read a few months back didn't impress me much, but if it has your stamp of approval, it must be good after all! I don't know much about the other books, so I can't say anything about them.

November 25, 2012 at 10:12 AM  
Blogger Jenni @ Alluring Reads said...

hahaha Helllo that was so creepy. Weirdo! That kid on the cover is really creepy too, this vlog is just full of creepy! I wanted Orleans so bad, but of course I was denied because they reached their quota *stab* I really like the cover for 1000 times, too bad G didn't like it more. I'll have to look for Wendy's review. Get haul this week, hope you love em all!

November 25, 2012 at 12:03 PM  
Blogger Bibliosaurus Text said...

Orleans looks good! And I'm really glad your name finally came up in the Rafflecopter. It makes me happy to share with people I like :-D

November 25, 2012 at 12:23 PM  
Blogger Sarah(Sarahandherbookshelves) said...

Great Haul! I am most interested in Orleans, and the Art of Wishing.

November 25, 2012 at 1:03 PM  
Blogger Kara_Malinczak said...

I really want to read Orleans. I hope it's great and I can't wait to hear what you think of it Christina.

November 25, 2012 at 3:01 PM  
Blogger Stephanie Sinclair said...

I'm really looking forward to reading your review of Orleans!

November 26, 2012 at 12:50 PM  
Blogger kimbacaffeinate said...

Awesome haul and I cannot wait for your reviews!

November 26, 2012 at 2:05 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

All Men of Genius was so good. You should definitely get on that!

November 26, 2012 at 3:44 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Awwww, Penguin loves to turn people down. There are some definite drawbacks, but I thought it was worth it for the originality and conscious step away from some of the cliches. Margo is a much more empowered heroine, even in her bad decisions: she makes them for herself, not for the boy.

November 26, 2012 at 3:52 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

That was for you. :-)

*shakes fist at "quota"*

November 26, 2012 at 4:17 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

I also love when my friends win!

November 26, 2012 at 4:29 PM  
Blogger April (BooksandWine) said...

Oooo, I have The Art Of Wishing and Orleans to read too, at some point. I hope you love them, because then it's likely I will like them too. Also, it's likely you'll read them before me.

November 26, 2012 at 8:44 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Haha, that's a safe bet, since I've already read The Art of Wishing and I'm reading Orleans now.

November 27, 2012 at 8:57 AM  

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