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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Goodie Basket (47): Weekly Book Haul and 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 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 )

This has been an EPIC mail week for me! But, one special delivery was especially EPIC and AMAZING...

Meet Aeicha Elizabeth Matteson, my new niece born 5/24/13...isn't she the most perfect baby you've ever seen?! And yes, she does share a name with her fabulous book-lovin' auntie! I'm so thrilled to be an aunt for the first time and look forward to reading many books with this lil' cupcake!!!


This week Harper Teen and Harper Childrens sent out some of the books on their summer must read list...

(middle-grade books)
Stick Dog by Tom Watson
Platypus Police Squad by Jarret Krosoczka
Summerkin by Sarah Prineas
The Girl From Felony Bay by J.E. Thompson
The Colossus Rises by Peter Lerangis
House of Secrets by Ned Vizzini and Chris Columbus

(young-adult books)
Loteria by Mario Alberto Zambrano
Towering by Alex Flinn
Arclight by Josin McQuein
The Elite by Kiera Cass
Life After Theft by Aprilynne Pike
The Boyfriend App by Katie Sise
Wild Awake by Hilary Smith
Reboot by Amy Tintera
Parallel by Lauren Miller

I now have some doubles and ARC editions of some of these books so I can definitely see a giveaway in the future ;)


Matilda by Roald Dahl
(I'm participating in the 25th Anniversary Blog Tour for Matilda and Penguin sent me this awesome pink edition!)

Compound by S.A. Bodeen
Fallout by S.A. Bodeen
(Macmillan: sent from pub)

The Nightmare Affair Swag from Mindee Arnett


Indelible by Dawn Metcalf
(Harlequin Teen)

Invisible by Marni Bates

Big THANK YOUs to Harper Collins, Penguin, Macmillan, Harlequin Teen, and K-Teen for all the bookish awesomeness this week!!!

Weekly Blog Recap
This week I...

Firecracker by David Iserson
Gadget Girl by Suzanne Kamata




What did you get this week?!


Anonymous said...

Congratulations! It's amazing being an Aunt! Cute that she shares your name too. You've got some great books! I hope that you enjoy them.

Ange said...

CONGRATS on becoming an auntie AND one who now shares a name with her niece! Very cool! What an amazing haul of books to boot! That Reboot book is one I'm especially jealous of my dear! I'd love to read that one! Awesome! Happy reading and cuddling!
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Grace Fonseca said...

Congrats on becoming an aunt. Children are amazing. Reboot and Parallell look good. You got a nice haul of books from Harper Collins.


Doctor's Notes said...

Aww she is so cute. Congrats on being an aunt. It is such a cool thing to be. Great books this week.. Matilda is my daughters fav book of all time.

Anonymous said...

Come this October I'll be an aunt for the forth time and I love it! Being an auntie is the best, congrats and welcome to the club :)

Love love love your book haul. The Hero's Guide to Storming the Castle and How Zoe (mostly) Made Her Dreams Come True look particularly adorbs! (the sight of babies kills my language skills lol).

Happy Aunt(ing) and Reading!!

Unknown said...

Baby Aiecha is just precious! :D You are so lucky to be an auntie, chica.

Also, how cool! I'll have to stop by when your Matilda tour stop comes along. :)

Darlene said...

Wow, awesome haul!! Harper Collins is extremely generous! Lots of those are on my Wishlist: Towering, Arclight, Parallel. I actually just bought the audiobook for Reboot.

And congrats on your namesake niece! How cool!! She is just precious :)

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