The Mailbox Post for the week of June 12th to 17th

Since starting my blog back in August of 2008 I always try to share what books I get with you so that you can see what I will be reading and I am always looking for a place to link them so that others can see them so from now on I will be sharing my links on Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality. As Marlene has offered to co-host Stacking The Shelves with Tynga’s Reviews. Marlene is a new to be blogger and I look forward to checking out her blog.

It feels like its been forever and a day since I had a weekly mailbox post. Thanks to Simon & Schuster UK for sending this book to me:

May 2017 Books Bought

I am back and will be sharing my links on Tynga’s Reviews and Reading Reality. As Marlene has offered to co-host Stacking The Shelves with Tynga’s Reviews. Marlene is a new to be blogger and I look forward to checking out her blog.

As you can see I switched this up and will be posting monthly because  I have to say since doing this instead of posting the books in my weekly haul I am much more aware of the books that I am buying. This year I am making it my top priority to read the ones I am buying before buying new ones. I know its easier said then done but that is my goal.

I will try to update this post throughout the month with links of the books I have read and reviewed.

I am trying to get better with my book buying and trying to stick to sales, bargain books or reward plum bonus point events. As a book buyer its hard not to buy books but its harder not to buy them.

  1. Killing Kate by Alex Lake
  2. The Sacrifice of Sunshine Girl by Paige McKenzie
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  4. Detective Cross by James Patterson
  5. Private Gold by James Patterson
  6. Charm (Fairy Tales 2) by Sarah Pinborough
  7. Beauty Tales from the Kingdom Book 3 by Sarah Pinborough
  8. The Third Wife by Lisa Jewel
  9. York by Laura Ruby (book 1 of The Shadow Cipher)
  10. Owl Diaries Baxter is Missing by Rebecca Elliott
  11. New York Actually by Sarah Morgan
  12. The Glass Arrow by Kristen Simmons

 

Total books bought this month: 12
Total books bought this month (Michael): 0

Total books read from this months haul: 5

Total books bought in 2017: 61

Total books read in 2017: 20

April 2017 Books Bought

I have decided that I will be  taking part in the Bought, Borrowed and Bagged (BB&B) that is hosted by Frankie AKA Braine over at http://www.talksupeblog.com/ . This is a weekly meme where you share what books you have bought, borrowed or bagged (this would be books you won or that were gifted to you).

As you can see I switched this up and will be posting monthly because  I have to say since doing this instead of posting the books in my weekly haul I am much more aware of the books that I am buying. This year I am making it my top priority to read the ones I am buying before buying new ones. I know its easier said then done but that is my goal.

I will try to update this post throughout the month with links of the books I have read and reviewed.

I am trying to get better with my book buying and trying to stick to sales, bargain books or reward plum bonus point events. As a book buyer its hard not to buy books but its harder not to buy them.

  1. Miss You by Kate Eberlen
  2. The outliers by Kimberly McCreight
  3. A Silver Wolf Christmas by Terry Spear
  4. The Mating Season by Laurie Horowitz (bookshots)
  5. The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye
  6. Missing by Kelley Armstrong
  7. Between A Wold and a Hard Place by Terry Spear
  8. The Isle of the Lost by Melissa De La Cruz (book 1)
  9. Maud by Melanie J. Fishbane
  10. The Taper Twins Run For President by Geoff Rodkey
  11. Gone Without a Trace by Mary Torjussen
  12. I Found You by Lisa Jewell
  13. The House We Grew Up in by Lisa Jewell
  14. Home Ice Advantage by Tom Earle (birthday present for Michael)
  15. Neil Flambe and the Marco Polo Murders by Kevin Sylvester (birthday present for Michael)

 

Total books bought this month: 13
Total books bought this month (Michael): 2 (birthday gifts)

Total books read from this months haul: 2

Total books bought in 2017: 49

Total books read in 2017: 15

March 2017 Books Bought

I have decided that I will be  taking part in the Bought, Borrowed and Bagged (BB&B) that is hosted by Frankie AKA Braine over at http://www.talksupeblog.com/ . This is a weekly meme where you share what books you have bought, borrowed or bagged (this would be books you won or that were gifted to you).

As you can see I switched this up and will be posting monthly because  I have to say since doing this instead of posting the books in my weekly haul I am much more aware of the books that I am buying. This year I am making it my top priority to read the ones I am buying before buying new ones. I know its easier said then done but that is my goal.

I will try to update this post throughout the month with links of the books I have read and reviewed.

I am trying to get better with the books I buy and trying to read them but it seems like there are so many new and exciting books out there. Hopefully this month will be a little bit better then previously.

  1. She Means Business by Carrie Green
  2. Rooms by Lauren Oliver (this was on the bargain table. I never heard of this one)
  3. Just Fly Away by  Andrew McCarthy (I just had to snag this one)
  4. In A Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware (Loved woman in Cabin 10)
  5. Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
  6. Thanks for the Trouble by Tommy Wallach
  7. Proof of Lies by Diana Rodriguez wallach
  8. Stranger then Fiction by Chris Colfer (another one I had to snag)
  9. Broken Glass by V.C Andrews

Total books bought this month: 9
Total books bought this month (Michael): 0

Total books read from this months haul: 2

Total books bought in 2017: 36

Total books read in 2017: 12

February 2017 Books Bought

I have decided that I will be  taking part in the Bought, Borrowed and Bagged (BB&B) that is hosted by Frankie AKA Braine over at http://www.talksupeblog.com/ . This is a weekly meme where you share what books you have bought, borrowed or bagged (this would be books you won or that were gifted to you).

As you can see I switched this up and will be posting monthly because  I have to say since doing this instead of posting the books in my weekly haul I am much more aware of the books that I am buying. This year I am making it my top priority to read the ones I am buying before buying new ones. I know its easier said then done but that is my goal.

I will try to update this post throughout the month with links of the books I have read and reviewed.

So speaking of books I bought here is what I bought this month. (The last three bargain books I got were buy 3 for $10 adult fiction only) So happy to have finally found them at this price because all the bargain books I bought were books from my wishlist:

  1. Malicious (bookshots) by James Patterson & James O. Born
  2. French Twist (bookshots) by James Patterson & Richard DiLallo
  3. Once Upon a Dream (book 2 in the Twisted Tale) by Liz Braswell
  4. The Book Jumper by Mechthild Glaser
  5. The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill (Valentine’s gift)
  6. My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella (valentine’s gift)
  7. Exquisite by Elizabeth Hayley (book 3 in the diamond trilogy)(bookshots)
  8. A Wedding Maine by Jen McLaughlin (bookshots) (book 2 in McCullagh Inn Story)
  9. Hidden by James Patterson (bookshots)
  10. The House Husband by James Patterson (bookshots)
  11. The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent (this is part of a duology) (bargain book)
  12. A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes (part of a new series)(bargain book)
  13. When it Happens to You by Molly Ringwald (this is her first book)(bargain book)
  14. Scared Scriptless by Alison Sweeney (this is her second fiction book)(bargain book)
  15. Somewhere Out There by Amy Hatvany (bargain book)
  16. Sabriel by Garth Nix (this is for Michael because he needs it for school)

Total books bought this month: 15
Total books bought this month (Michael): 1 (which I won’t be including in my total since its for him and school)

Total books read from this months haul: 6

Total books bought in 2017: 27

Total books read in 2017: 10

 

The Mailbox Post February 6th to 11th

Its hard to believe its that time of the week for another mailbox post.
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Good morning everyone. I hope you are all having a good week. I just quickly wanted to share a book I got in the mail from Quirk books this past week:

Book Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale by Ashley Poston

Its Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy Tale by Ashley Poston. Its schedule to be released April 4th 2017.

Cinderella goes to the con in this fandom-fueled twist on the classic fairy tale.
 
Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball, and a meet-and-greet with the actor slated to play Federation Prince Carmindor in the reboot. With savings from her gig at the Magic Pumpkin food truck (and her dad’s old costume), Elle’s determined to win…unless her stepsisters get there first.

Teen actor Darien Freeman used to live for cons—before he was famous. Now they’re nothing but autographs and awkward meet-and-greets. Playing Carmindor is all he’s ever wanted, but the Starfield fandom has written him off as just another dumb heartthrob. As ExcelsiCon draws near, Darien feels more and more like a fake—until he meets a girl who shows him otherwise.

This sounds like it will be a really good read. Thanks once again Quirk for sending me this to review.

The Mailbox Post January 30th to February 4th

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Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks!

 

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It feels like its been a little while since I have done a weekly mailbox post and gotten books in the mail. So I was happy when the mail lady rang the bell this week to hand me two packages. Inside the packages were these two books:

Book Sisters Of Blood And Spirit by Kady Cross

Sisters of Blood and Spirit by Kady Cross. This is the first book in the series.

Book Captive by Aimée Carter

Captive by Aimee Carter. This is the second book in the Blackcoat Rebellion series.

Both of these books were a freebie that I picked up with my Harlequin Reward My Rewards Program.

If you are new to the Harlequin My Rewards Program its a fun, FREE program that rewards you for all the Harlequin books you buy in stores, online and at Harlequin.com.

There are four easy ways to get My Reward points:

  1. Purchase Harlequin books at any store, including Harlequin.com. You’ll earn 100 points for each $1 of the book cover price. To get the points for books purchased in store all you need to do is email them a copy of your receipt.Earn 100 points for each $1 of the book cover price. Cover prices can be checked online or on the back of each book.
  2. Complete your Romance Reader Profile and earn 2000 points just for telling us what you love to read.
  3. Take our weekly Book Challenges and earn bonus points by tweeting about a book, sharing book ideas, completing surveys and more. Check in every week to see the latest challenge. There is usually new stuff every Monday and Thursday.
  4. Participate in our fun and exciting Facebook activities. Check in every week to see what’s new.

To use my referral link to sign up all you need to do is CLICK ON THIS and it will take you directly there and I would greatly appreciate because all referral links will be credited towards a free book.

To redeem for a free book valued at $8.99 or less you need 5000 My Rewards points. You can redeem for a free physical book or an ebook and shipping is completely free. There is so much you can do on the Harlequin My Rewards site that you should go and check it out.