Saturday, August 12, 2017

Stacking the Shelves (#242)

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews, in which bloggers share the books and swag they've received in the past week!

So, what did I get in the week of Sunday, August 6th to Saturday, August 12th?

(all links to Goodreads are provided!)

In the mail:

July Novl box - including paperback copies of Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones and Ash by Malinda Lo, a hardcover copy of The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones, a Booked All Week tote bag, a sweet treat, a box of tea, a quote card, and a pin!

Huge thanks to the Novl team for this package! They host a monthly Novl box giveaway, and I was fortunate to win July's. I have read and loved Illusive and The Hearts We Sold!

From NetGalley:

Thank you, Disney! I am so excited to read this book. Probably not for a while, but I'm still excited!

Reviews from this week:

(Click on the covers to go to my reviews!)

I think that is all I got this week! I finally caved and bought two (expensive) foreign editions of books in a series that I adore. I'm not saying anything until I get them (which might be a while), but I am really excited about these books! They are definitely worth the expense. 

Check out my latest Instagram posts! Here is one from Friday:


  1. Oh, Stalking Jack the Ripper is a favorite of mine. I loved it. I have an ARC of the sequel that I hope to read soon!!


  2. Enjoy your new books. I went on a bit of a netgalley binge yesterday so fingers crossed I get some of them soon. I have heard great things about amie Kaufman and Megan Spooner.

  3. Nice! I debated about downloading Unearthed myself, but in the end I passed. I'm kind of particular about my sci-fi/space-y books. I hope you enjoy it once you do read it! Happy Reading!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by then!

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  4. I own Stalking Jack the Ripper but I haven't gotten to read it yet. I hope you love it! That July Novl box is amazing! I love the tote that came with it. So cute! Hope you love your new books and have a great weekend!

  5. Hope you enjoy the SJTR series! I didn't like the first book as much as I was hoping to, but it was a mixed package. The covers are gorgeous, though!

    Have a lovely weekend, Alyssa, and happy reading :)

    Amy @ A Magical World Of Words

  6. Congrats on getting Unearthed. I'm dying to read that one.
    I loved Hunting Prince Dracula, I think I liked it a lot more than the first one actually.
    I hope you enjoy your new books. Have a lovely weekend.
    Here is my STS 

  7. Awesome haul, those novl boxes are so much fun, congrats on winning!

  8. OMIGOSH HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA <3!!! I just finished Stalking jack The Ripper and I really enjoyed it :P I remember you telling me on twitter you were waiting for this book to come out so you can read both books :P Hope you enjoy them <3!

    -Kariny My StS!

  9. I love the cover of In Some Other Life. Congrats on winning the Novl Box! Hope you have a great weekend, Alyssa!

    Danica @ Shelves of Spines
    My STS

  10. That is a cute kit you won. I'm curious about your foreign edition buys.
    Your instagram books are both on my eventually to be read list. ;)

    Have a good week, Alyssa!

  11. These books look like a lot of fun! I hope you love them. :-)

  12. Hi, new to your blog. Based on covers, The Keep of Ages looks like something I would really like.

  13. I'm desperately waiting for Stalking Jack the Ripper to arrive so that I can finally read it! I have high hopes for it so, hopefully, it won't disappoint! Also, The Hearts We Sold is one of my most anticipated reads and I cannot wait to get my hands on it! Hope you enjoy all your new books and have a wonderful week!

    Elena @ Book Lady's Reviews

  14. I just found out about In Some Other Life this week, but I added it to my TBR.

  15. Oooh! Unearthed looks like an interesting read! Great reads you got here!

    Here’s my Stacking the Shelves!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

  16. Ooh Unearthed looks awesome. And I've started buying a few foreign editions too, like when I prefer that cover. Never did that before blogging! It is kind of fun. :)

  17. Unearthed definitely looks good!

    Check out my STS at El's Book Reviews! I truly appreciate it!

    Hope you have a great day!

    - El

  18. Unearthed seems like ti would be good! I have a copy of In Some Other Life and I hope we both like it. Great haul, Alyssa! :)

  19. Good for you for splurging on the foreign editions! It's always nice to treat yourself. :) I got approved for Unearthed as well, and I was super surprised that I was! Here's hoping we both love it!!

  20. What an awesome win from Novl! Unearthed looks interesting as well. Have a great week!

  21. I've heard great things about Stalking Jack the Ripper. Happy reading with all your new books! :)

  22. You always get so so many gorgeous books. Ahh :D Yay for winning that awesome prize pack. <3 And yay for Unearthed :D I got it from NetGalley and Cassie too, and SO excited to read it. <3 Hope we will both love it lots :D And ohh, curious about the foreign editions you have bought. <3

  23. Who doesn't want a Ripper story? :-)
    sherry @ fundinmental Sunday Memes

  24. I cant wait to see what you think of Unearthed! That one sounds awesome. Happy reading!

  25. Congrats in winning, I was in love with that tote!

    And I'm super jealous of Unearthed!


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