Treat Yo Shelf: January 2019 Recap

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January 2019: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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.

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I should have a review up soon. This book was such a cute contemporary.

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Gah! I loved this book. I’m still on the fence between a 4 to 5-star read, but you guys, the SWOONS, and the PIE, and realistic relationship awkwardness was just perfect. I will be posting a full review at the end of February.

 

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Serious Moonlight
As a lot of you may know, I am a huge fan of Jenn Bennett and her contemporary books. A few weeks ago, a publicist at Simon Pulse emailed me regarding an early copy of Serious Moonlight and I freaked out and immediately said “yes, please.” You guys, I devoured this book and I cannot wait to share my thoughts soon. 

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Books for Trade on Twitter came to the rescue again. I adored Margaret Rogerson’s An Enchantment of Ravens, so I was so excited when someone offered to trade their ARC of Sorcery of Thorns through the hashtag. I cannot wait to read it.

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January Book Haul

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January’s Uppercase Box

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January’s #YAWRC2019 Book Pick

As an #YAWRC2019 Ambassador,I received the January pick, The Gilded Wolves, from BookSparks . I am slowly savoring this book, so a review will hopefully be up before the end of the month. 

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Treat Yo Shelf: December 2018 Recap

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December 2018: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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

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This is a very cute and charming holiday story. I loved that the authors carry us through the wonders of New York City and a very famous bookstore as two strangers build a relationship based on dares, happenstances, and a notebook of clues.

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I just recently finished this book and I’m processing all my thoughts, so look forward to a full review soon.

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This is a reread of The Cruel Prince for Miss Print’s readalong, and you guys I love this book/series so much. The betrayal and the angst…GAH!

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I received When the Sky Fell on Splendor, one of my most anticipated 2019 books, from one of my favorite bloggers, Miss Print. Thank you so much, Emma. I wanted to read this book once I received it, but I’m going to wait for the new year before diving into it.

IMG_1117I won a copy of Enchantée from TheBumbleGirl on Instagram. Thank you, Margie. I cannot wait to buddy read it with you.

I received a copy of Sherwood by Meagan Spooner through a books for trade on Twitter. I cannot wait to read it. 

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ANNOUNCEMENT: I was selected to be a 3-month Rep for Uppercase Box. As more details roll in, I will keep you updated on an news, deals, and discount codes from Uppercase. I am blown away with all the support and congratulations from everyone. I have been an Uppercase subscriber since early 2015, and I cannot believe I get to rep for them. AHHH!

December’s Uppercase Box

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I was selected to be a #YAWRC2019 Ambassador. I’m so excited to share all the love and raves of Young Adult books coming out in the winter of 2019. And a huge thank you to BookSparks for this opportunity. 

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Treat Yo Shelf: October 2018 Recap

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October 2018: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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.

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This is my second time reading The Raven Boys, and I loved it even more this time around. I love the friendships that are created in this book. And ahhh…the magic, the history, the setting, and even the side characters are perfect. 

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This is my second time reading The Dream Thieves and once again this series keeps blowing me away. I enjoyed diving back into story and the lore. I wasn’t crazy about Ronan at first, but now he’s one of my favorite characters.

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I have finally read Blue Lily, Lily Blue (it’s taken me years), but WHOA! Maggie is such a an amazing and atmospheric writer. Her characters are so real and drive this these books with so much force. 

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I really enjoy Paranormal Romance books and this one did not disappoint. The characters are funny and strong-headed, and the romance is so swoony.

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Synopisis: 
I’ve been chased my whole life. As an illegal immigrant in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I’ve always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur.

Now I’m done hiding.

My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start.

When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together they must break the curse that keeps Arthur coming back. Their quest? Defeat the cruel, oppressive government and bring peace and equality to all humankind.

No pressure.

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Thank you to Delacorte for an early copy of The Waking Forest.

Synopsis:
The waking forest has secrets. To Rhea, it appears like a mirage, dark and dense, at the very edge of her backyard. But when she reaches out to touch it, the forest vanishes. She’s desperate to know more—until she finds a peculiar boy who offers to reveal its secrets. If she plays a game.

To the Witch, the forest is her home, where she sits on her throne of carved bone, waiting for dreaming children to beg her to grant their wishes. One night, a mysterious visitor arrives and asks her what she wishes for, but the Witch sends him away. And then the uninvited guest returns.

The strangers are just the beginning. Something is stirring in the forest, and when Rhea’s and the Witch’s paths collide, a truth more treacherous and deadly than either could ever imagine surfaces. But how much are they willing to risk to survive?

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copy of Anna and the Apocalypse to review.

Synopsis:
School’s out for the end of the world.

Anna and the Apocalypse is a horror comedy about a teenager who faces down a zombie apocalypse with a little help from her friends.

Anna Shepherd is a straight-A student with a lot going on under the surface: she’s struggling with her mom’s death, total friend drama, and the fallout from wasting her time on a very attractive boy. She’s looking forward to skipping town after graduation–but then a zombie apocalypse majorly disrupts the holidays season. It’s going to be very hard to graduate high school without a brain.

To save the day, Anna, her friends, and her frenemies will have to journey straight to the heart of one of the most dangerous places ever known, a place famous for its horror, terror, and pain…high school.

This novel is inspired by the musical feature film, Anna and the Apocalypse.

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White Stag by Kara Barbieri

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Bloodleaf by Crystal Smith

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Romanov by Nadine Brandes

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Warrior of the Wild by Tricia Levenseller

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October’s Uppercase Box

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October’s OwlCrate Box

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October’s Whimsify

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October’s Fox and Wit Box

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Treat Yo Shelf: September 2018 Recap

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September 2018: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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.

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I received this galley from Henry Holt publishing company in exchange for a review. Look out for my review before the end of the year (closer to publishing day).

I won this ARC from the author Lori Lee on Twitter. It sounds like the perfect fall read. 

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September’s Uppercase Box

September’s OwlCrate Box

September’s ShelfLoveCrate

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Treat Yo Shelf: March 2018 Recap

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March 2018: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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.

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Thank you to First Second and Macmillan for a finished copy of The Prince and the Dressmaker.

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Thank you to Little, Brown and NOVL for a review copy of Defy the Words. #lbyrpartner

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Thank you to Penguin Teen for a review copy of Given to the Earth. #prhpartner

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I am an APRIL REP for Canterbury Road Co. Use my discount code CASS17 and receive 17% off your order. New April candles pictured below!

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March’s OwlCrate

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March’s Uppercase Box

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March’s Vellum Box (Theme: Jane Eyre)

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Treat Yo Shelf: February 2018 Recap

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February 2018: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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.

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I won this beautiful copy of the Traitor’s Game from @IReadYA on Twitter.

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Treat Yo Shelf: January 2018 Recap

treat-yo-shelf

January 2018: Monthly Recap

Welcome to my monthly recap post, in which I highlight 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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Spring Fierce Read books

I received one of the Spring 2018 ARC boxes from Fierce Reads. Thank you, Fierce Reads. I cannot wait to read and review these beauties. 

Sarah Barley from Flatiron Books made my biggest dream come true and provided me an early copy of Legendary. Spoiler: I read it and LOVED IT! Review to come soon.

My friend Cassidy sent me a copy of Brightly Burning, and then a week later HMHTeen sent me a review copy. Now I have two copies, so expect a giveaway on one of my social media accounts soon. Also, I read it, and really enjoyed it.

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