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A Reader of Fictions: On My New Arrivals Shelf (61)

A Reader of Fictions

Book Reviews for Just About Every Kind of Book

Saturday, June 29, 2013

On My New Arrivals Shelf (61)



People Mentioned:
Lindsay Ribar, author of The Art of Wishing

For Review:
Horde (Razorland #3) - Ann Aguirre
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two (Fairyland #3) - Catherynne M. Valente
Boxers - Gene Luen Yang
Saints - Gene Luen Yang

Gifted:
The Path of Names - Ari B. Goelman

Won:
The Boy on the Bridge - Natalie Standiford

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18 Comments:

OpenID thebookwurrm said...

Such awesome books. Though I haven't begun the Valente series, I'm totally looking forward to them and the third book looks as amazing as all the rest. As always, I hope you enjoy them books.

June 29, 2013 at 1:19 AM  
Blogger Amber (Books of Amber) said...

You and Tatum are making me want to read The Girl Who... series. I NEED to read it right now. I will get to it soon, I hope.

Ooooh, Boxers and Saints sound great too. I've been really getting into graphic novels lately. Well, I've been wanting to buy a lot of graphic novels, but I haven't had much money before now so I've had to wait :D

June 29, 2013 at 4:47 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

Awww I hate allergies!! Hope they go away quick!! Boxers and Saints both look good. I am really bad with direction when I am looking at the screen too lol!! I'm always on the opposite side or something. I haven't read the second book in the Razorland series, but I really did want to. Though, after the direction I heard it went maybe I'm glad that I didn't. I think the romance would make me sick. Anyways, great haul babe!! Enjoy!

June 29, 2013 at 9:37 AM  
Blogger kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

Ah, Catherine M.Valente's writing is absolutely glorious! I adore her although I only read Deathless. Also interesting graphic novels, Christina! I'll be looking forward to your reviews. Enjoy all and hope your allergy goes away soon!

June 29, 2013 at 7:19 PM  
Blogger Bonnie R said...

I also need to catch up on the Razorland series! Those aren't my favorite but they're good enough. I cannot WAIT for the new Fairyland book... if you loved the first one I think you'll love the 2nd even more. I know I did at least. :)

June 29, 2013 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger Gretchen H. said...

Jealous about the Valente book! I got to meet her and I have a signed #1, but I still haven't read it. I'm making m book club read it later this month!

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June 30, 2013 at 9:52 AM  
Blogger Molli Moran said...

*looks at copy of Enclave she bought two years ago* I so need to start reading this series, since I've seen such vastly different opinions on it from various people!


Molli | Once Upon a Prologue

June 30, 2013 at 12:51 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

Ahhhhh, you will love them. I'm pretty certain in this case. I WILL enjoy them books. I think.

July 1, 2013 at 9:14 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

DO IT. SO PRETTY.

I hope they're awesome. I love graphic novels, but they're expensive like whoa, and I don't want to spend money on something I don't already know I'll love at that much expense. I get why they're more expensive, but I can't.

July 1, 2013 at 9:17 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Ugh, me too. They're pretty persisten. *sighs* They look awesome. I probably won't be reading them until August or September, but I'm excited. I'm afraid I won't like the Razorland books anymore either, but I hope to be the variant opinion on book two. Or something.

July 1, 2013 at 9:23 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Valente's writing made me seriously happy. I wish I could write like that. *admires* Deathless is on my list to read also.

July 1, 2013 at 9:24 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Yeah, I LOVED Enclave when I read it, but I was also pretty new to dystopian fiction, so...who knows what will happen this time.

July 1, 2013 at 9:29 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

That's awesome! Also, nice use of book club!

July 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM  
Blogger Christina said...

Yeah, I'm going to be rereading Enclave, since I hardly remember it. We'll see how this goes, since I am such a different reader now than I was then.

July 1, 2013 at 9:34 AM  
Blogger Judith said...

I've been wanting to read the Fairyland series FOREVER. The covers are prettyyyyy and I've heard amazing things about them. Might be time I order the first one :) I also think the Boxers/Saints concept is so interesting. Hope they're good!

July 1, 2013 at 2:32 PM  
Blogger Christina said...

The first one was so awesome, and I've heard it gets better! Weeeeeeee. Also, yes, excited for the graphic novel too!

July 2, 2013 at 11:07 AM  
Blogger Heidi said...

YES to everything you had to say about Cat Valente's Fairyland. Love those books so much. I hadn't even heard of The Path of Names, but it does sound like a decent MG. I agree The Boy on the Bridge cover is terrible, but hopefully the book is better!

July 5, 2013 at 11:34 AM  
Blogger Micheline D said...

OMG You got Fairyland #3!! I *just* featured that on my WoW last week (I think?) - even though I still need to read # 2 first. I couldn't agree more with you on EVERYTHING you said about Fairyland and Catherynne M. Valente's writing ā™„ I've read Gene Luen Yang before but it was the Avatar: the Last Airbender manga...loved it though! Oh and I still need to read the Razorland series but I'm kind of scared too since I heard one of the love-interests is beyond questionable o_O Anyways sweet haul, enjoy!

July 16, 2013 at 11:26 AM  

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