Stacking The Shelves (34)

What an interesting few weeks, y’all! So, my blog was down for the vast majority of the week as I made the switch from Dreamhost to WP Engine, as I am not at all an IT/domain expert by any means and I kept messing steps up along the way. Luckily, I had a great experience with WP Engine’s tech support which sets a good precedent for this new web host. Also, ALSO, I have been doing lots and lots of packing and googling of couponing because you know, living in a new place means we have to budget and such. AND then okay so I started this draft BEFORE I moved and now I am moved and it has been a week that we have lived here. Y’all, packing and unpacking makes for a pretty hectic life. PLUS all of the culling. How has your week been? Oh and I totally had an awesome video showing all the books BUT THEN the camera froze so the audio stopped syncing with the video.

For Review:

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars by Ian Doescher (Accepted Review Copy)
You Look Different In Real Life by Jennifer Castle (Unsolicited Finished Copy)
My Weird Writing Tips by Dan Gutman (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Dr. Nicholas Is Ridiculous by Dan Gutman (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce (Unsolicited Review Copy)
How To Read Literature Like A Professor For Kids by Thomas C. Foster (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Scary School: The Northern Frights by Derek The Ghost (Unsolicited Review Copy)
The School For Good And Evil by Soman Chainani (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Delilah Dirk And The Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Frozen by Melissa De La Cruz and Michael Johnston (Unsolicited Review Copy)
QB1 by Mike Lupica (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Unthinkable by Nancy Werlin (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Shadows by Robin McKinley (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Alex Rider: Russian Roulette by Anthony Horowitz (Unsolicited Review Copy)
A Radiant Sky by Jocelyn Davies (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Hideous Loveby Stephanie Hemphill (Unsolicited Review Copy)
The Brokenhearted by Amelia Kahaney (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Blackout by Robison Wells (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Eat, Brains, Love by Jeff Hart (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Don’t Look Now by Michelle Gagnon (Unsolicited Review Copy)
Across A Star-Swept Sea by Diana Peterfreund (Unsolicited Review Copy) – Before the camera cut out, I totally hugged this book because I am beyond excited to read it.
Brotherhood by AB Westrick (Unsolicited Review Copy) – The first I had heard of this book was when it showed up in my mailbox. Then I read the summary and I am hooked. I cannot wait to read it.
Asylum by Madeline Roux (Unsolicited Review Copy) – Soooo excited.
Hordeby Ann Aguirre (Unsolicited Review Copy, duplicate copy) – I tossed my extra copy of this into the box of books I am giving away.
No Angel by Helen Keeble (Unsolicited Review Copy) – The tagline on the front cover cracks me up.
Once We Were by Kat Zhang (Unsolicited Review Copy) – I really need to read What’s Left Of Me, stat!
The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland And Cut The Moon In Two by Catherynne M. Valente (Requested Review Copy) – Excuse the hyperventilation, y’all.
All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry (Unsolicited Review Copy, duplicate copy) – The extra copy of this is going into the giveaway box! Also I am excited to read this book.
Atlantis Rising by TA Barron (Unsolicited Review Copy) – Tony was a fan of this author as a kid and Atlantis is rad, I am looking forward to this!

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April is in her 30s and created Good Books And Good Wine. She works for a non-profit. April always has a book on hand. In her free time she can be found binge watching The Office with her husband and toddler, spending way too much time on Pinterest or exploring her neighborhood.

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  1. Hey April! You have so many middle grade books! My Weird School is soooo popular at the library where I work. I’ll have to look into the writing tips by Dan Gutman. That could be popular at the library, too.

    I have read the Fairyland books. Anyway, I hope you are enjoying your new place and your new job, and that your birthday was awesome. I like run-on sentences 🙂

  2. You did get a wonderful assortment of books. I am most interested in Shadows by Robin McKinley since I am a huge fan of her work and she doesn’t write nearly fast enough. Come and see what I got at Ms. Martin Teaches Media and Inside of a Dog. I had huge weeks. Happy reading!

  3. Wow! Great Haul! I really want to read Frozen, Horde and You Look Different in Real Life 😀

    Christy @ Christy’s Book Addiction

  4. I’m ashamed to say that I think that my apartment looks more like it was just moved into than yours (it wasn’t). Happy belated birthday, April!!

    I’m so excited for Fairyland too!!! I almost dropped everything this week to read it, but was ‘responsible’ and read my Valente book from the library instead. Also don’t feel too bad, I’d never seen Star Wars till college at which point I lived in a house with 4 dudes and they made me watch it. Surprisingly, I didn’t know how it ended, so that was exciting.

    Happy reading, April!

  5. AAAAAH! The School for Good and Evil! I’m very excited about that book, as it sounds like something I’d definitely enjoy 🙂

  6. April what an amazing haul of books. The School for Good and Evil has such a great cover. So many books. How do you find time to read them.


  7. Woah! That’s a lot of good books! I’m absolutely dying for Robin McKinley’s new book Shadows and Once We Were! I’ve got a copy of The School for Good and Evil that’s just begging to be read! 🙂

    Happy reading!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

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