Added to the Bookshelf – 6/16/13

Posted June 16, 2013 by Melissa in IMM, In My Mailbox, Showcase Sunday | 21 Comments

Sharing the week’s bookish news and the books & bookish goodies that I’ve bought, borrowed, won, or been gifted and have added to my bookshelves over the past week!

(Inspired by Mailbox Monday, IMM, Clock Rewinders and the like)

Recently on Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf:

Book Review: The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau

Interview & Giveaway with Never Too Far Author Thomas Christopher

Guest Posts:
Her Own Downfall: Guest Post & Giveaway with Elizabeth Buhmann, Author of Lay Death at Her Door

Cat Thursday – Don’t Mind Me!
Teaser Tuesdays – The Dome by Stephen King #2

Cover Reveal: Jenny’s Blue Velvet by Angela Carlie

What I Read Last Week:

  • Seizure (Virals #2) – Kathy Reichs & Brendan Reichs (audiobook)

    What I Am Reading Today:

    • Torrent (River of Time #3)  Lisa Tawn Bergren (audiobook)
    • Under the Dome – Stephen King

      Clicking on book titles will take you to Goodreads.

       Paperback Copy of The Look of Love by Bella Andre

      Bella Andre Beach Tote Bag
      Jade and Jasper bracelet

      Pair of Solemates Heel Savers

      Travel size Evian brumisteur
      Travel size bottle of NYM Smooth Moves

      Pair Unisun Eyewear sunglasses

      Library Finds:
      Torrent (River of Time #3)  Lisa Tawn Bergren (audiobook)

      When Gabi and Lia finally learn to surf the river of time, they realize they must make hard choices about life and love in the third and final book in the River of Time series.

      Gabi and Lia Betarrini have learned to control their time travel, and they return from medieval Italy to save their father from his tragic death in modern times.

      But love calls across the centuries, and the girls are determined to return forever—even though they know the Black Plague is advancing across Europe, claiming the lives of one-third of the population. In the suspenseful conclusion of the River of Time series, every decision is about life … and death.


      Free from YASYNC:

      The Raven Boys (Raven Boys Cycle #1) – Maggie Steifvater (audiobook)
      Free from YASYNC

      They hear the most silent of footsteps.

      They are faster than anything you’ve ever seen.

      And They won’t stop chasing you…until you are dead.

      Amy is watching TV when it happens, when the world is attacked by Them. These vile creatures are rapidly devouring mankind. Most of the population is overtaken, but Amy manages to escape—and even rescue “Baby,” a toddler left behind in the chaos. Marooned in Amy’s house, the girls do everything they can to survive—and avoid Them at all costs.

      After years of hiding, they are miraculously rescued and taken to New Hope, a colony of survivors living in a former government research compound. While at first the colony seems like a dream with plenty of food, safety, and shelter, New Hope slowly reveals that it is far from ideal. And Amy soon realizes that unless things change, she’ll lose Baby—and much more.

      Rebellious, courageous, and tender, this unforgettable duo will have you on the edge of your seat as you tear through the pulse-pounding narrow escapes and horrifying twists of fate in this thrilling debut from author Demitria Lunetta.

      Free from Amazon:

      That’s all for me this week!
      What new goodies have arrived on your doorstep?
      Leave me a link in the comments and I’ll come check out your post!

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      21 responses to “Added to the Bookshelf – 6/16/13

      1. Grace Fonseca

        What a nice book haul. I really like some of the titles that I see in your haul. You got some really great ones. Come visit me as well.


      2. So many beautiful books! Thanks for posting about The Raven Boys. I’d forgotten that Sync Summer had started back up! Happy reading week!

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