Saturday, October 21, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #164


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Pickles striking his most casual model pose for some pretty books we got <3 I received a picture book called The Dog from Canucks Place Children's Hospice, the thin book is a copy of Much Ado About Nothing from a giveaway I won with a signed copy of Speak Easy, Speak Love. Even the Darkest Stars is also signed and given to me by the author. Thank you!

Pickles with The Dog, Even the Darkest Stars and Speak Easy, Speak Love.

What did you add to your shelves this week?

Friday, October 20, 2017

Review: The Big F by Maggie Ann Martin


The Big F by Maggie Ann MartinThe Big F
by Maggie Ann Martin
August 29, 2017
304 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Danielle effed up. Big time.

Danielle's plans for the future were all figured out... until she failed senior English and her single college acceptance was rescinded. Determined to get her life back on track, Danielle enrolls in her hometown community college with a plan: pass English and get back into Ohio State—and her mother’s good graces. Romance isn't on her radar... until she reconnects with her childhood crush and golden boy next door, Luke.

Between family drama, first love and finding her own way, Danielle can't help but feel a little overwhelmed. Thankfully she has her friendship with the snarky and frustratingly attractive Porter, her coworker at the campus bookstore, to push her to experience new things and help keep her afloat.

One thing's for sure: This time, failure's not an option.

 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WoW #171: Ace of Shades (The Shadow Game #1) by Amanda Foody


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Ace of Shades by Amanda FoodyAce of Shades
(The Shadow Game #1)
by Amanda Foody
April 10, 2018
400 pages


Goodreads Summary:
Welcome to the City of Sin, where casino families reign, gangs infest the streets…
and secrets hide in every shadow.


Enne Salta was raised as a proper young lady, and no lady would willingly visit New Reynes, the so-called City of Sin. But when her mother goes missing, Enne must leave her finishing school—and her reputation—behind to follow her mother’s trail to the city where no one survives uncorrupted.

Frightened and alone, her only lead is a name: Levi Glaisyer. Unfortunately, Levi is not the gentleman she expected—he’s a street lord and a con man. Levi is also only one payment away from cleaning up a rapidly unraveling investment scam, so he doesn't have time to investigate a woman leading a dangerous double life. Enne's offer of compensation, however, could be the solution to all his problems.

Their search for clues leads them through glamorous casinos, illicit cabarets and into the clutches of a ruthless mafia donna. As Enne unearths an impossible secret about her past, Levi's enemies catch up to them, ensnaring him in a vicious execution game where the players always lose. To save him, Enne will need to surrender herself to the city…

And she’ll need to play.

 
I have been dying for this book ever since the author announced it now there's a cover! AHHH! I'm so beyond excited! April can't come soon enough!

What are you guys waiting on this week?

Monday, October 16, 2017

Review: Warcross (Warcross #1) by Marie Lu


Warcross by Marie LuWarcross
(Warcross #1)
by Marie Lu
September 12, 2017
368 pages


Goodreads Summary:
For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.

Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she’s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.

 

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Stacking the Shelves #163


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Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews that lets us share what we've added to our shelves.


I received some fun books! Thank you PRHCanada and Thomas Allen & Son~

Pickles and Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, Brooding YA Hero and etc.
 
I also received some goodies from a bookish Preview Event. Check out my recap post here to see what I got ;)

What did you add to your shelves this week?
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