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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Goodie Basket (51): Weekly Book Haul and Blog Recap


Goodie Basket...is a weekly feature hosted here at Word Spelunking that showcases all the goodies (books, bookish things, reviews, interviews/giveaways/guest posts, blog tours, etc) that popped up in the Goodie Basket that is Word Spelunking each week.

(This meme is inspired by other book haul memes such as In My Mailbox hosted by  The Mod Podge BookshelfStacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, Showcase Sunday hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea and Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer )

What I received the past two weeks
 in my mailbox...

FOR REVIEW

From Macmillan
Slayers by C.J. Hill
The F-It List by Julie Halpern

From Harper Collins
Big Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce

From Algonquin

From Simon and Schuster
fml by Shaun David Hutchinson

From Penguin
The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

PURCHASED

This week I discovered the awesome YA and MG section at Ollie's Bargain Outlet, where most books are just $1.99 each! From Ollie's I got:

A paperback copy of Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
and
A super cute pink edition of Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
for just $1.99 each!

I also went thrift store shopping, looking specifically for The Babysitters Club book and TBC Little Sister books, and I found a handful of them! I also found a great hardback copy of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and a well-loved copy of The Secret Garden.

EBOOKS FOR REVIEW

From Netgalley

(Little  Brown)

The Waking Dark by Robin Wasserman
(Random House)

Tandem by Anna Jarzab
(Random House)

From the Author

NOMAD by J.L. Brayn

I'm obsessed with how gorgeous this cover is!!!

Big THANK YOU's to Macmillan, Harper Collins, Algonquin, Simon & Schuster, Penguin, Little Brown, Random House, JL Bryan, and Ciye Cho for all the bookish awesomeness this week!

Weekly Blog Recap
This Week I...
REVIEWED

PARTICIPATED IN

HOSTED

AM GIVING AWAY
What did you get this week?!

8 comments:

Grace Fonseca said...

You had a great last 2 weeks. I see lots of great books that I want. Especially Tandem. Come visit me as well.

Grace

Divergent Gryffindor said...

I so loved reading Anna and the French Kiss! You should totally read it as soon as possible, and join the swooning over Etienne. :D
Stacking the Shelves
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chrissireads said...

Oh wow! You've got some fabulous books this week. Hope that you enjoy them all :-)

B said...

Great books for you this week! The cover of Rory looks so nice! I hope you enjoy them!
Brittany @ Spare Time Book blog
My IMM: http://sparetimebookblog.blogspot.com/2013/06/in-my-mailbox-31.html

aliceinreaderland.com said...

That addition of Anne of Green Gables is so cute, and you got TANDEM (!!!!) it's my most anticipated read of 2013! :) :) My StS post: http://aliceinreaderland.com/2013/06/30/stacking-the-shelves/

Alice @ Alice in Readerland

boricuanworms said...

Oh I loved Anna and the French Kiss! It was a fun, quick, and swoony read. I hope you enjoy it. Happy reading!

Here's the link to a stacking the shelves post on my co-owned blog http://boricuanbookworms.wordpress.com/2013/07/01/stacking-the-shelves-3/

Lili said...

SOOOO jealous of the school of good and evil!

Jay Riv said...

Looks like you got some great books from pulbishers this week. Especially The School for Good and Evil.
It has been years since I read Babysitters Club! Great series. I may have to re-visit those one day and read the volumes I missed. Happy Reading!
Here are my newest additions.