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A Reader of Fictions: On My New Arrivals Shelf (59)

A Reader of Fictions

Book Reviews for Just About Every Kind of Book

Saturday, June 15, 2013

On My New Arrivals Shelf (59)



Bloggers Mentioned:
Steph of Cuddlebuggery

For Review:
The Virgin Cure - Ami McKay
Big Brother - Lionel Shriver
Countdown City (Last Policeman #2) - Ben H. Winters

Gifted:
The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness & Perfection (Jessica Darling's It List #1) - Megan McCafferty
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) - Sarah J. Maas

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18 Comments:

Blogger Bonnie R said...

Intrigued that the Megan McCafferty book is a Middle Grade... although I still need to read the Jessica Darling series so I suppose I should do that first. That's super awesome you were able to replace at least one of your lost books... bookish friends are the best friends. :)

June 15, 2013 at 2:01 AM  
Blogger Bea Tejano said...

OMG! You have the new Jessica Darling book! :) I'm so excited for it to come out this September, I'm a huge Megan McCafferty fan <3

June 15, 2013 at 2:52 AM  
Blogger Princess Ash said...

Alyssa is a pretty awesome lady and I know this because I got to meet her at BEA, so it doesn't surprise me about that extension of kindness. SO SWEET. And I'm so damn happy it was Crown of Midnight because my goodness lady THAT BOOK. It's so amazing and I'm so happy to have run into another ToG fan!! And I can't wait to start the It List series as well as the Jessica Darling series since I've got them both now :D *dances* I'm so freaking excited!

June 15, 2013 at 8:03 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

Great books hon!! Alyssa was really sweet to send that to you. I still haven't read the Jessica Darling series, but have the whole thing. I hope to have time this summer... maybe lol!! The new series sounds cute.

June 15, 2013 at 8:22 AM  
Blogger GillyB said...

PERCYYYY "SUPER CAT HAS TO FLYYYY" Dying of the adorableness. Yay for nice bloggers sending you nice things! Even though Crown of Midnight will eat your soul! But who needs one of those anyway!

June 15, 2013 at 11:44 AM  
Blogger Kara_Malinczak said...

OMG that was sooo kind of Alyssa to send you Crown of Midnight!! I hope you are able to get a copy of Reality Boy too because I know how much you wanted that one. Percy looks so cute up close too! Aghhh.

June 15, 2013 at 1:38 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

It's a prequel, so it's Jessica in middle school. Should be interesting. I've managed to replace three of them so far, and I think I'm getting one more. Two of the ones I was most excited about are gone for good though, I think.

June 15, 2013 at 3:18 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

I'm pretty excited to see what she does with middle grade!

June 15, 2013 at 3:20 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

That's awesome! You met so many people. Eeee, I'm so excited to flail all over this book. ToG is GREAT. Also, I'm ready for Team Chaol to start winning this game.

June 15, 2013 at 3:20 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Ahhh, you should read them! Well, the first two anyway. I refuse to read further. lol

June 17, 2013 at 9:51 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Why, oh why, do I do these things? *hangs head*

NOT ME.

June 17, 2013 at 9:53 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Right? I want to hug her so hard. Yeah, no luck with that one, so I'll just go weep in a corner and rock back and forth.

June 17, 2013 at 9:54 AM  
Blogger Pabkins said...

The Crown of Midnight cover alone makes me want to go out and buy book one! I know yes I'm a cover whore

June 18, 2013 at 12:45 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Me too, my friend. Me too. *pets the shiny*

June 18, 2013 at 1:35 PM  
Blogger Micheline D said...

Oh wow , that was SO nice of Alyssa to send you Crown of Midnight - bloggers are honestly some of the best people in the world and I know cause a really nice blogger once sent me out Poison by Bridget Zinn after I mentioned I really wanted to read it :D Also, that close up of Percy was to-die-for!! I just want to snuggle him till I go to far and annoy the crap out of him >.< Enjoy all your goodies!!

June 19, 2013 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

They really, really are. This is why I do not get the author hatred. Even if I don't like your book, I pass it on to someone else, fully hoping that they will like it more than I did. If I were truly evil, wouldn't I destroy the book in some fashion? Anyway, yes. I love bloggers so much.

Also, my kitty is the cutest.

June 19, 2013 at 9:30 AM  
Blogger Think said...

Loved the video! Great haul!

June 21, 2013 at 2:17 PM  
OpenID bookstakeyouplaces.com said...

EEE!!! Love the kitty!!! Also thanks so much for the mention, it was my pleasure and I hope you guys love it :D I still have yet to read book 1, I know, I KNOW!! I have read one of the novellas though and LOVED IT!! YAY!!

June 25, 2013 at 6:20 PM  

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