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A Reader of Fictions: On My New Arrivals Shelf (38)

A Reader of Fictions

Book Reviews for Just About Every Kind of Book

Sunday, January 13, 2013

On My New Arrivals Shelf (38)

I'm back after a week's hiatus due to lack of books. My cat makes an appearance, and there's a lot of rambling. :-p



Bloggers Mentioned:
Pixie of The Bookaholic

For Review:
The Red Knight (The Traitor Son Cycle #1) - Miles Cameron
Children of Liberty - Paulina Simmons
Falling for You - Lisa Schroeder
Love Is All You Need - Deb Caletti

Won:
The Archived (The Archived #1) - Victoria Schwab

Gifted:
The Thorn and the Blossom - Theodora Goss

Purchased:
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1) - Marissa Meyer (review)

*Thanks to Orbit, TLC Book Tours, HarperCollins, YA Books Central, Simon & Schuster and Pixie for the books!*

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21 Comments:

Blogger Kat Balcombe said...

Holy crap The Red Knight is HUGE.

Snap @ Children of Liberty!

Alligator book murderer!

I love the binding of The Thorn and the Blossom, I've seen it before, but not as 'intimately' ;-)

And congrats on being listed in Cinder!

January 13, 2013 at 5:55 AM  
Blogger Lynn K. said...

Percy! <3
Heheh, you're rambly today. It's funny (in a good way) and I do like watching it in vlogs. :D

@ the alligator wound in Love Is All You Need - Aww crap, that sucks. :(

@ The Thorn and the Blossom - I've heard about the double sided thing but I've never seen it. Thanks so showing!

January 13, 2013 at 10:39 AM  
Blogger Blythe Harris said...

Oh, I can't wait to see what you think of The Archived! It sounds so awesome. Only nine more days! And ew, the alligator book. Just whack the alligator with the book. And The Thorn and the Blossom is so cool! I've never heard of books like that.

January 13, 2013 at 11:00 AM  
Blogger April (BooksandWine) said...

I just read Falling For You yesterday and lol I spent the last 30 pages of the book in tears because I am a feelings nerd. SO GOOD. I think I'm going to type/schedule my review of it today.

CINDER! Yay!

The Archived! I am so jealous. Although I think I can just like order it now. Hmmm.

Happy reading :-)

January 13, 2013 at 11:02 AM  
Blogger Keertana said...

Ooh, yay for winning The Archived! I can't wait to see what you think! :)

January 13, 2013 at 12:02 PM  
Blogger kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

ahaha, as soon as you started your vlog, the cat's tail floated behind your back! I swear he lives for his weekly moment of fame ;)
Don't ever stop "rambling" - I love it, Christina! and enjoy your gorgeous book haul! :)

January 13, 2013 at 1:19 PM  
Blogger Callie Vamp said...

I subscribed to you on You Tube and I just want to say that I love your book shelves.

January 13, 2013 at 2:06 PM  
Blogger Jenni @ Alluring Reads said...

Open up like a nut!

OMG YOU SANG AND DANCED! YES!

You're cat doesn't look excited at all.. let him go!

I am so amazed that you know all of these imprints O.o I can never keep it all together.

Oooh the last two contemporaries look like ones I could really like! Oh booo for the pages! I'm mourning for you.

Great haul chick!

January 13, 2013 at 4:14 PM  
Blogger Kelsey said...

Cinder and The Archived both sound fantastic! I need to read them both soon :) Enjoy!

January 13, 2013 at 4:55 PM  
Blogger Nori said...

The Archived sounds super good! I cannot wait to read that one! You always have such amazing book hauls!

January 13, 2013 at 6:43 PM  
Blogger Kara_Malinczak said...

Cinder was a really good book. You got a copy of The Archived and I want one too so badly. I hope you enjoy it! Same with The Thorn and the Blossom. I love the cover on that book. And your cat is adorable but entirely unhappy in front of the camera. Ha!

January 13, 2013 at 10:07 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Right? And the font is small too. That will take me approximately ten years to read. O_O

I will kill that alligator!

Isn't it awesome? I was so surprised!

Woo! I feel so famous, even though I'm with hundreds of other blogs. Don't care!

January 14, 2013 at 9:38 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

I was rambly. No idea why. Just happened.

No problem! I knew I had to share that awesome binding.

January 14, 2013 at 9:39 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

I've read like five pages and am VERY confused by The Archived. Hopefully I'll be able to orient myself.

January 14, 2013 at 9:39 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Oooh, I'm glad you thought it was good, because that means I probably will too, yay! Also, that means it will probably take a firm stance against abusive relationships, which was pretty much my main concern.

Yeah, The Archived comes out in a couple days. lol.

January 14, 2013 at 9:40 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Oh wow, I did not know that!

January 14, 2013 at 9:41 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Oh thanks! I don't do much but these book hauls, though I'd sort of like to. I'm just not sure WHAT I would do. Hrm. I love my bookshelves too.

January 14, 2013 at 9:42 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Ha, god, I was extra crazy this week.

Oh, don't mind him. He loves this! Loves it. And, even if he doesn't, his job is to be entertaining. This is why I feed him.

I didn't used to, but I've learned in my tracking of imprints.

IT'S SO SAAAAAAAD!

January 14, 2013 at 9:43 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

I know! I've read Cinder and I had to own it, and I'm listed, so I just went ahead and bought it.

Ha, it's not the camera so much as being held like that against his will.

January 14, 2013 at 9:44 AM  
OpenID rabbitsfortea said...

Whoa, The Red Knight looks even more massive than my copy of The Diviners. You might be able to knock someone out with that...

And you won a copy of The Archived! Jealous!
Am also curious to see what you think of Cinder since I actually have yet to read it.

You cat is cute :D

January 14, 2013 at 9:50 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Ha, It's not as big as The Diviners, but I think it is way longer. O_O The Diviners also has the advantage of being hardback.

Oh, I've already read Cinder, but it's awesome. Recommend to everyone.

Thanks, I am fond of his face.

January 14, 2013 at 9:51 AM  

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