Sunday, May 6, 2012

Bookish Recap

On the Blog This Week


Manga Mondays:


Reviews:



Read Outside the Box!:

GIVEAWAY!!!!:

Books I Read This Week

-After last week's busy week, I've had a light reading week this time.


Delirium by Lauren Oliver

-I can't believe it's taken me this long to read Lauren's popular novel. I thought it was pretty good, but have some major complaints as well. I'll expound upon this in my review.



The Bird Artist by Howard Norman

-Reading this for Book Club. Actually, it's going to be a DNF. I'm halfway through and can't stand to read any more. Too boring.

Books Received This Week


Books for Review



Until I Die by Amy Plum

-Thanks to Edelweiss!!! I have to read it before it expires on Tuesday.



Reunited by Hilary Weisman Graham

-Thanks to Simon & Schuster. For an upcoming blog tour.

Library Stash


Belles by Jen Calonita

-Haven't started this yet, but I love Jen's books so I'm excited.

CD Stash



My Head is an Animal by Of Monsters and Men

-An Icelandic group (sings in English). If you like Mumford & Sons or Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros...

-Check out my favorite song "Little Talks" (although the video is really strange).





"Love Interruption" by Jack White (single from his new album Blunderbuss)

-I've never been a huge Jack White fan, but I am obsessed with his new single. The lyrics are extremely dark, but make you think. And the sound is captivating.

14 comments:

  1. Oh my, I haven't read Delirium yet! nor Divergent, lol! I guess I'm not exactly one that follows the hype, eeek! I cannot wait to read Belles, even more so since I found out that she lives so close to me! Reunited sounds like a cute fun read, I'll have to keep an eye out for that one!
    Lots of good ones this week, enjoy them :)

    Here's mine:
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  2. i'm so intrigued by belles. gotta admit the cover really draws me in.

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  3. I haven't read any Amy Plum books yet but I definitely need to start them this summer.

    Happy reading! :)

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  4. I love Of Monsters and Men (that video is kooky/cool) Everyone looks at me weird when I say that they sound like M&S though. At least you agree lol

    I love that Jack White song too. I hadn't seen the video before though.

    Reunited has an adorable cover. I'm going to have to check that one out.

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  5. Oooh, interested to see all your thoughts about Delirium! And great books too, Until I Die sounds great! Happy reading :).

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  6. Jack White! I miss him. Now I have a craving to watch Cold Mountain. LOL

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  7. I still need to read Die For Me but the series looks really good! Happy reading! :)

    My Haul

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  8. I love "Little Talks!" I need to check out more songs from Of Monsters and Men!

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  9. A lot of these books I'm excited to read! I still haven't read Delirium yet, so you're not the only one. :) Happy reading!

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  10. OOh nice! Haven't read these but hope you enjoy em all!

    Here's my Stacking the Shelves

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  11. Can't wait to read Until I Die. I think I'm going to get the UK edition with the illustrations from Johanna Basford. Happy reading!

    Safari Poet

    Also, I wanted to thank you for your kind comment on my blog the other week :-)

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  12. Oh that cover for Belles!! Makes me want to read it.

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  13. I really want to read Belles and Reunited. Of Monsters & Men are great, they definitely remind me of Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros.

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