Stacking The Shelves (19): 29 May 2016

Posted May 29, 2016 by BAMF in Features, Stacking The Shelves // 0 Comments

BAMF Stacking the Shelves

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It is a weekly meme to showcase the books we have bought, borrowed, received for review, or were given as a gift. As well, we will tell you a bit about the past week and what to expect in the upcoming week!

Dani’s Haul

Another subscription box showed up, containing FLAMECASTER by Cinda Williams Chima. I also won a collection of books form Penguin Platform: START WHERE YOU ARE by Meera Lee Patel, PATIENCE by Daniel Clowes, HALF LOST by Sally Green, A KIM JUNG-IL PRODUCTION by Paul Fischer and UNTIL WE ARE FREE by Shirin Ebadi.

Deirdre Riordan Hall’s NA books TO THE SEA, IN THE DESERT and ON THE MOUNTAIN were free on Amazon yesterday, and I caved. All in the spirit of #NAAugust, right?

For #ReadProud, I picked up Kindle copies of JERKBAIT by Mia Siegert, THE SECOND MANGO by Shira Glassman and OFF CAMPUS by Amy Jo Cousins. I also noticed ARISTOTLE AND DANTE DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE by Benjamin Alire Saenz was discounted to 99p, so that joined the lot!

Finally, ARC time: Jamie made me sign up for THIS SUMMER by Katlyn Duncan. 😛 I was also invited by Little, Brown Book Group to review A BOY MADE OF BLOCKS by Keith Stuart.

…so that’s enough, right?


Jamie’s Haul

I received an ARC (and two finished copies — I’ll be giving away one!) of THE GALLERY OF LOST SPECIES by Nina Berkhout from Thomas Dunne for review; thank you! I also received a copy of THIS SUMMER by Katlyn Duncan for review; thank you! I also received DOTWAV by Mike A. Lancaster and HOW TO MAKE OUT by Brianna Shrum courtesy of Sky Pony Press for review; thank you!

I went on a free reads spree and picked up a couple titles from Kobo:

I also picked up a box of books from BookOutlet which had books for an event I’m going to on June 4th. These were:

I also got my pre-order swag for GIRL AGAINST THE UNIVERSE by Paula Stokes! She also sent me extra to send to Dani, and I sent that out to her as well!


Last Week’s Top Stories

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This past week had an Excerpt of THE LUNAM CEREMONY by Nicole Loufas! Then we had our Pro Talks with Briana Morgan on Tuesday, which was very enlightening! We were waiting on a fun YA book that comes out soon on Wednesday, and on Thursday we announced our June #Bookstagram Challenge and explained some of the prompts. Dani announced our new feature New Adult August and opened up sign-ups for guest posts, interviews, recommendations and discussion post contributions from both READERS AND AUTHORS! We wrapped up the week with our BAMF Review of REBEL OF THE SANDS by Alwyn Hamilton.

Watch For Next Week

We start our week off strong with a Guest Post by Jenn P. Nguyen about her novel THE WAY TO GAME THE WALK OF SHAME. Then we are waiting on a book that both Dani and Jamie have eARCs for! On Saturday, Jamie convinces Dani to read RELENTLESS by Tera Lynn Childs and Tracy Deebs!

Books releasing May 31, 2016 include:

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