Treat Yo Shelf: August 2017 Monthly Recap

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August 2017: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read in the last month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received this month.

what did I read

 

what did i review

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publishers and authors

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I won Devils & Thieves through NOVL’s monthly newsletter.

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Received a copy of this graphic novel from Macmillan/.01 Second.

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Yay! I’m officially part of the Berserker Street Team.

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monthly raves

FullSizeRender_1My friend Shannon surprised me with my own Cassieopia Books candle and it smells amazing. Check out her AMAZING candles here.

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Received my August #OTSPSecretSister package. Look at all this amazingness!

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Fall is almost here, so August meant getting all my fall items out of storage and begin reading some witchy books, lol.

 

Pictured above are a few books I bought in August.

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How did you treat your shelves in August?

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Treat Yo Shelf: June 2017 Monthly Recap

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June 2017: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read in the last month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received this month.

what did I read

 

what did i review

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publishers and authors

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Thank you NOVL for an advance reader’s copy of Fireblood. I cannot wait to read it. 

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June’s Uppercase Box

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June’s Fairyloot Box

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Book Of the Month Club Box

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#OTSPSecretSister

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Foreign Editions I Bought

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How did you treat your shelves in June? What books did you read and would highly recommend?

 

Treat Yo Shelf: January 2017 Monthly Recap

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January 2017: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read this month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received in the month of January.

What did I read in January?

What books did I blog about in January?

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What books did I buy in January? 

(This does not include Kindle purchases)

  • Signed copy of Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth
  • Caraval by Stephanie Garber
  • Windwitch by Susan Dennard
  • Pre-order U.K. copy of Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton

What books did I receive from Publishers/Authors to review?

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January’s FairyLoot Box

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January’s Uppercase Box

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January’s #OTSPSecretSister Package

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Thank you for a great and awesome 6 months of cheer and gifts, Alexia!!!

January’s Favorites

Book Beaus

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How did you treat your shelves in January? What books did you buy? What books did you read and would highly recommend?

Treat Yo Shelf: December Monthly Recap

Treat Yo Shelf

December Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read this month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received in the month of December.

What did I read this month?

What books did I buy? 

(This does not include Kindle purchases)

What books did I receive from Publishers/Authors to review?

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What books/items did I receive from friends/fellow bloggers as trades, gifts, prizes, or to borrow?

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Received the white-covered manuscript of Caraval from my friend, Brittany at The Book Addicts Guide. She made my year! Thank you, Brittany.

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My November Secret Sister (#OTSPSecretSister) Package from Alexia at Pretty Deadly Reviews.

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My December Secret Sister (#OTSPSecretSister) package from Alexia at Pretty Deadly Reviews.

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My #TBTBSanta gift from Memrie at Dark Angel Reader.

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My Secret Santa package from Jennifer in the The KY Funko League of Awesomeness

December’s Uppercase Box

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December’s BOOM!Box

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December Favorites

Christmas Wrapping Paper, Christmas Surprises, and PokemonGo’s Holiday Surprises

How did you treat your shelves in December? What books did you buy? What books did you read and would highly recommend?

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Treat Yo Shelf: November Monthly Recap

Treat Yo Shelf

November Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read this month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received in the month of November.

What did I read this month?

What books did I buy? 

(This does not include Kindle purchases)

What books did I receive from Publishers/Authors to review?

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I won an ARC of Under Rose-Tainted Skies from the publisher through Goodreads. I can’t wait to post a review of this gorgeous book soon.

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I received The Secret of a Heart Note as surprise book-mail from the author, Stacey Lee. Look forward to my review in the next couple of weeks. Hint: I loved it!

What books/items did I receive from friends/fellow bloggers as trades, gifts, prizes, or to borrow?

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Won this from a Twitter giveaway hosted by Brittany

November’s Uppercase Box

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November’s Owlcrate

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NOVL’s October Box

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November Favorites

Peppermint Mochas, Christmas Mugs, and Black Friday Deals

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How did you treat your shelves in November? What books did you buy? What books did you read and would highly recommend?

Treat Yo Shelf & Giveaway: July Monthly Recap

Treat Yo Shelf:

July Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read this month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received in the month of July.

What did I read?

What books did I buy? 

(This does not include Kindle purchases)

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What books did I receive from Publishers/Authors to review?

  • Poppy by Mary Hooper from Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books ( e-ARC)
  • This Adventure Ends by Emma Mills from Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group (e-ARC)
  • Kids of Appetite by David Arnold from Penguin (e-ARC)
  • As I Descended by Robin Talley (Irish Banana Blog Tour in September)
  • There Once Were Stars by Melanie McFarlane (XPressoBookTours in August)

What books did I receive from friends/fellow bloggers as gifts or to borrow?

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My friend, Carrie, let me borrow this awesome read. Lets just say this book put me through an emotional roller coaster. 

Received this from Take Me Away to a Great Read through #booksfortrade on Twitter. Is this cover not gorgeous? 

 

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From the best book and Funko Pop giver, my brother, Johnny

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How amazing is my Secret Sister, Amanda? She has been the most wonderful cheerleader and friend throughout these last 6 months of #otspsecretsister (Round 4) project. I’m going to miss her 😦

Received this from Mary through #booksfortrade

July’s Uppercase Box

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July’s Owlcrate 

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Giveaways that I Won in July

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Won from Jen at YA Romantics. Thanks, Jen. 

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Won from Riveted. THANK YOU!!! 

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Won this beautiful book and book swag from YA author, Mindy McGinnis. THANK YOU, MINDY!

July Favorites

  • Writing a guest post for New Adult August on the wonderful blog, Dani Reviews Things (Posted August 1 for #NAAugust).
  • Going on a road trip with my brother to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, Florida. SO FUN!

  • I am obsessed with the PokemonGo App. I have to catch ’em all!!!

Have you heard? Bookish News!

  • I have a blogversary giveaway posted on my Twitter account. See information and rules below.

BOOKISH GIVEAWAYS

Click on the following link to enter my most recent giveaway. https://twitter.com/CassieopiaB/status/754720899920752641

The giveaway is (INTERNATIONAL). GOOD LUCK!!!

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Treated my bookshelf with a new Ravenclaw mug from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Florida.

How did you treat your shelves in July? What books did you buy? What books did you read and would highly recommend?

Treat Yo Shelf & Giveaway: June Monthly Recap

Treat Yo Shelf:

June Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I fangirl over the books I read this month, bookish items I acquired, book events I attended, bookish news, and/or subscription boxes I received in the month of June.

What did I read?

It was another slow reading month for me. Sorry, guys.

What books did I buy? 

I was on a “Book Buying Ban” this month, but I did purchase one book, Autofocus, because I wanted the awesome swag that came with the pre-order. 

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What books did I receive from Publishers/Authors to review?

  • Autofocus by Lauren Gibaldi from HarperCollins/HarperTeen (Hardcover & e-ARC)
  • We Own the Night by Ashley Poston from Bloomsbury USA Children’s Books (e-ARC)

What books did I receive from friends/fellow bloggers?

  • The King Slayer by Virginia Boecker (ARC)
  • The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh (signed Hardcopy)

June’s Uppercase Box

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GiftLit Box

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June’s BOOM!BOX from Espionage Cosmetics

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Bookish Swag I bought or received from Authors/Publishers/Bookstores/Bloggers

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I bought NovellyYours’ Unbirthday candle and it smells freakin’ amazing!!! NovellyYours is an Etsy account created by Brittany at The Book Addicts Guide, and her book inspired soy candles are fantastic.

June Favorites

  • Being part of my niece’s wedding and reading a Neil Gaiman poem during the ceremony.
  • Bringing back my favorite Summer drink: Starbuck’s Green Tea Frappuccino
  • Participating in the Irish Banana’s blog tour for Autofocus. I had so much fun taking pictures themed around my review for the book. Plus, I adored the book. 

Have you heard? Bookish News

  • My book buying ban wasn’t too successful, since I bought one book. But hey, it’s the little steps, right? HAHAHA!
  • Sarah J. Maas and Emery Lord are coming to Joseph Beth Booksellers on September 15, 2016 in Crestview Hills, Kentucky. Check out the event details HERE!
  • Decatur Book Festival author line-up is now live! Check out their site HERE
  • YallFest author line-up is live! Check out the list HERE!
  • I have three bookish giveaways posted on my Twitter account. See information and rules below:

BOOKISH GIVEAWAYS

Retweet and Follow to win (US only). Click on the picture to link to each Twitter post giveaway:

SUMMER GIVEAWAY #1 (ends July 8, 2016 at midnight):

SUMMER GIVEAWAY #2 (ends July 8, 2016 at midnight):

GIVEAWAY #3 (ends July 8, 2016 at midnight):

This contest is supposed to end July 1, but I will be extending the contest for my blog followers. Enter to win PRESS BACK tattoos inspired by Kristen Simmons’ Metaltown.

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How did you treat your shelves in June? What books did you buy? What books did you read and would highly recommend?

Thank you for stopping by. Happy Reading!