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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Goodie Basket (31): Book Haul & Blog Recap

Goodie 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 Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, Showcase Sunday hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea and Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer )

In my Goodie Basket this week...
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Y'all, I'm dubbing this week the Week of Awesome Middle-Grade! Why?! Because I received  a ton of awesome MG ARCs this week, duh! I'll be giving away most of these next March during the 2nd Annual March MG Madness here at Word Spelunking...

For Review 

     (Harper Collins) sent for review from pub

(ARC) The Menagerie by Tui and Kair Sutherland
     (Harper Collins) sent for review from pub

(ARC)  The Colossus Rises (Seven Wonders #1) by Peter Lerangis
     (Harper Collins) sent for review from pub

(ARC)  Unlucky Charms by Adam Rex
     (Balzer + Bray/HC) sent for review from pub

(ARC) A Dash of Magic (A Bliss Novel) by Kathryn Littlewood
     (Katherine Tegen Books/HC) sent for review from pub

(ARC) Story's End (Storybound #2) by Marissa Burt
     (Harper Collins) sent for review from pub

(ARC) Soldier Dog by Sam Angus
 (Macmillan) sent for review from pub

(Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan)sent for review from pub

(ARC) Ivy in the Shadows by Chris Woodworth
(Farrar,Straus,Giroux/Macmillan)sent for review from pub

(ARC) One + One = Blue by MJ Auch
(Henry Holt/Macmillan)sent for review from pub

(ARC) The Worm Whisperer by Betty Hicks
(Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan)sent for review from pub

(ARC) The 13th Sign by Kristin O'DonnellTubb
(Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan)sent for review from pub

(ARC) Hokey Pokey by Jerry Spinelli
    (Random House) sent for review from pub


(eARC) School Spirits (Hex Hall spinoff #1) by Rachel Hawkins
  (Disney-Hyperion) sent from pub via Netgalley

                           (sent from author for review)

Big THANK YOUS to Harper Collins, Macmillan, Random House, Disney-Hyperion, and Susan Kaye Quinn for all the bookish awesomeness this week!!!

Weekly Blog Recap

This was a busy week on the blog with several blog tours, blitzes, cover reveals, and events! No reviews this week, but plenty to come.

This week Platte Clark, the very funny author of the MG book Bad Unicorn stopped by for an interview. Robert Gray, author of the awesome Eve Hallows books, also stopped by during the Eve Hallows Blog Tour for a guest post where he talks about his top ten favorite monsters. There's a giveaway up at that post, as well as the Eve Hallows Book Blast post.

Wednesday was day one of the 6 Days of Ondine Quartet and Word Spelunking was the first stop! Be sure to check out that post to win a prize pack that includes 4 ebooks, signed posters, and signed bookmarks. I participated in two book blitzes this week: 12 Days of Magic and Fang Girl.

I also helped reveal the covers of Free Souls by Susan Kaye Quinn and Timespell by Diana Paz. On Tuesday I teased The Lives We Lost and Wednesday I waited on Better Nate Than Ever.

There's some great things coming up next week on the blog, including the Falling From Eternity Blog Tour and several awesome authors will be stopping by for interviews, guest posts, and giveaways.

What did you get this week?!


Grace Fonseca said...

Very nice. I see lots of MG and so jealous that you got the 13th Sign.


Unknown said...

You have so many ARCS! So jelly. School Spirits sounds like a great read. Happy Reading :D


Krafty Beginnings said...

What a great selection of books. They all look very exciting and so many ARC's, wow. Happy reading.

Katie ~ My Mailbox

Paige said...

I was on the cover reveal for Free Souls and I'm hoping to read it but I have to read all the other books in the series first!


Michelle @ In Libris Veritas said...

Wow, you definitely got a lot of great looking MG books this week! I've wanted to read Storybound and The 13th Sign looks good too.

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