Saturday, July 21, 2012

Bookish Recap

I'm joining Tynga's Reviews' meme Stacking the Shelves and The Story Siren's In My Mailbox meme today. Thanks for hosting Tynga and Kristi!

On the Blog This Week


Manga Mondays:


Reviews:


Goddess Interrupted by Aimee Carter

CONTEST!!!!



Read Outside the Box


Books I Read This Week



The House at Riverton by Kate Morton



Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry


Spell Bound by Rachel Hawkins

Books Received This Week


Library Stash


Dreamless (Starcrossed #2) by Josephine Angelini


To End All Wars by Adam Hochschild


Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch by Sally Bedell Smith

84 comments:

  1. I really want to read Pushing The Limits and I loved Spellbound! HEX HALL <3! And, I need to star the Starcrossed series! Great book haul!
    Check out mine: http://vivalabooks.wordpress.com/2012/07/21/stacking-the-shelves-5/

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  2. Pushing the Limits was good and Goddess Interrupted looks fantastic. Cute blog! Visit my haul at http://andreaheltsley.blogspot.com/2012/07/stacking-shelves-3.html

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  3. Great haul! I still have to read Starcrossed before Dreamless but I hope you enjoy your books! :)

    Check out my Stacking the Shelves!

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  4. I've heard such good things about Pushing the Limits, and I really have to pick up the Hex Hall book cause I did enjoy the first two Happy reading:)
    Katja @ YA's the Word

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  5. I freaking loved Pushing the Limits! I still need to read JosephineAngelinis books. Awesome week, will have to check out your contest.

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  6. Dreamless looks like one I'd like. But I'm prone to buying books by covers and cover blurbs.

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  7. Loved Pushing the Limits and hope that you do too.
    Happy reading,
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  8. I got Pushing the Limits in the mail this week and can't wait to crack into it!!! It looks so good!! Hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here's My STS!

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  9. I haven't read Hex Hall yet actually, but hear good things. Sounds like from the other comments I need to look further into Pushing the Limits, too!

    Alana's Haul @DarkObsessionChronicles

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  10. Awesome books this week Alison!! I hope you enjoy them all :D

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  11. Pushing the Limits was awesome. Great haul of books.

    Grace

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  12. OOh I really want to read spell bound, I hope you'll enjoy all your new books. Happy reading!

    here is mine

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  13. I have another book by Kate Morton lying around somewhere which I still need to read. Nice haul! Happy reading!
    My STS

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  14. My parents are reading Kate Morton's books at the moment and they want to pass them onto me once they're done, I'll be keeping an eye out for your review!

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  15. Oooo Pushing the Limits! Did you love it? I absolutely adored that one:) I still need to read Spell Bound ad well, I love Sophie's snark! Can't wait to see what you thought of both Alison!

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  16. Dreamless is really good! I can't wait to read Pushing the Limits!

    Happy reading!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  17. What did you think about Pushing the Limits? I loved it! (Saying something.. It's YA, after all. ROFL)

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  18. Looks like you've read some great books this week, and got a good haul! Hope you enjoy all three books; To End All Wars and Elizabeth the Queen look interesting from their covers.

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  19. I loved Pushing the Limits! :) It was a really great read!

    Lovely books this week!

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  20. Nice week! I loved Pushing the Limits. Happy reading!

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  21. I am dying to read Dreamless. It sounds so awesome!
    Thanks for stopping by my STS.

    Have a great week of reading!

    Mary

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  22. I have been wanting to read To End All Wars for a while. I can't wait to see what you think of it!

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  23. I'm reading Pushing the Limits next week! Dreamless is INCREDIBLE! Just posted my review yesterday, actually. Hope you love it as much as I!

    Have a great week and thanks for stopping by my IMM!

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  24. I've been seeing Pushing the limits everywhere. It just makes me want to buy it even more. I also can't wait to get Spell Bound.

    Thanks for stopping by my STS!! :D

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  25. This is the second person who I have seen who listed
    'Pushing The Limits' so I might need to check it out!

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  26. In humble opinion, Pushing the Limits was really good! I hope you like it as well.

    Shelley @
    http://gizmosreviews.blogspot.com/2012/07/stacking-shelves-13.html

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  27. You got a lot of good books...I have Dreamless on my just haven't read it yet...Happy Reading :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  28. I haven't read Starcrossed yet, but I've seen a lot of good things about it. I need to check it out some time! :)
    I hope you enjoyed Pushing The Limits. It was a great book for me, but I can't wait to hear your thoughts on it.
    Happy reading, Alison ! :)

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  29. Did you enjoy Pushing the Limits? I loved that one.
    I still have to read the Rachel Hawkins series - it looks like a good one!

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  30. I really want to read the Hex Hall books, they look great! Enjoy all your books and thanks for stopping by my blog! :)

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  31. Dreamless looks really interesting AND it has a beautiful cover. Hope you like all your books, Alison! :)

    Have a good week.

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  32. Oh, man. Everybody keeps going on about Pushing the Limits! LOL. This is pushing MY limits. I have got to read iT!! Hope you enjoy it. :)

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  33. Great haul! Hope you enjoy them :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  34. Hex Hall; I really want to read these books! Happy reading, you have a great haul :D

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.nl/2012/07/showcase-sunday-amazing-edition.html

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  35. Quite a wide range there. I have Pushing The Limits on my Wish List.

    There's also been a lot of press about The House At Riverton due to television publicity that it received when it was first released in the UK.

    Enjoy your reads.

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  36. I need to read the Hex Hall series, looks so good!

    - Jessica @ Book Sake

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  37. You got some great books! I loved Pushing The Limits. I hope you enjoy it :)

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  38. Pushing the Limits has been making huge waves in the blogging community lately! I feel like I really need to read it now. I hope you enjoy Dreamless! It was a fabulous book & great sequel.

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  39. I loved Dreamless, hope you enjoy it too. Enjoy your books. Happy Reading!

    Thanks for stopping by my Stack :)

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  40. Thanks for stopping by!

    Nice haul this week! I wish I read more biographies, but I'm not much of a non-fiction reader, though Queen Elizabeth's life would be a fascinating read!

    jenn | my stacking the shelves

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  41. Wow great selection of books. I think Queen Elizabeth's life would be a wonderful read. :)

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  42. Ahh PUSHING THE LIMITS was such a great contemporary read! I hope you enjoy it like I did. Thanks so much for dropping by hun :)
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    Giselle from booknerd.ca
    Stacking the Shelves

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  43. Pushing the Limits looks so good and I have seen so many fantastic reviews for it. Great haul! Happy reading :)

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  44. Yes, on The House at Riverton. I really want to read that! Did you like it? It sounds kind of epic!

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  45. I liked Dreamless.

    Pushing the Limits has been on everyone's list. I'm afraid now my expectations will be so high, I'll be disappointed. =(

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  46. Great haul! You have some pretty great books! I can't wait to see your review for pushing the limits because I've been drooling over that book for a while lol

    Thanks for stopping by my blog post and have a great week :D

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  47. Pushing The Limits is my next kindle read, and it looks great. I didn't really enjoy Dreamless, it was a dnf for me, I'm afraid.

    New follower :)

    Check out my mailbox

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  48. Awesome haul this week! I have already added it to my TBR list.
    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani

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  49. I had some mixed feelings about Starcrossed, so I'll be interested to see what you think of the second book. I'm waiting on some reviews before I grab it. Happy reading :)

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  50. I really want to read some Kate Morton! hope you will be reviewing that one!

    Thanks for stopping by My Added to the Bookshelf Post!

    ♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

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  51. Great haul! :) I'm really looking forward to Pushing the Limits & I've been meaning to read something by Kate Morton (I think The House at Riverton is on my bookshelf!)

    Thank you for stopping by my blog! :)

    Randi @ Cardigans, Coffee & Bookmarks

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  52. I've heard that The House at Riverton is really good! I still need to read Starcrossed! Hope you enjoy all your new books!

    Thanks for stopping by!

    http://darlenesbooknook.blogspot.ca/2012/07/stacking-shelves-july-22-2012.html

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  53. Awesome recap! I hope you loved Pushing the Limits as much as I did!! Also I'm kind of jealous that you got Dreamless. I actually wasn't a huge fan of Starcrossed but I'd still love to see what happens!

    Thanks for stopping by booknook! :)

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  54. Great recap =D I really loved Pushing The Limits it was so much better then I originally though it was going to be!

    Thanks for stopping by my STS

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  55. Great shelf! I love Spellbound and Dreamless! :D

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Amber @ Fall Into Books

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  56. Great haul! I still need to read Starcrossed.
    Thanks for stopping by my STS and the follow. I'm already following you. =)

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  57. Great week!! I love the cover of Dreamless!! I still need to read Starcrossed but I might have to buy the sequel just for the gorgeous cover! Happy reaidng =)

    New follower =)

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  58. So many amazing books Alison! I loved Pushing the Limits, Dreamless and Hex Hall..

    Happy reading!!

    Sharon @ http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/the-sunday-post-stacking-shelves-22nd.html

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  59. I've heard that Pushing the Limits is amazing and can't wait to read it. I keep meaning to check out the Hex Hall series, too. Enjoy all of your books!

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  60. Great recap! I still have to read Spellbound. I have to see how the series ends. Can't wait to read your reviews :)

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  61. I just read Pushing the Limits too! It was good. I really want to read Starcrossed and Dreamless. Thanks for stopping by!

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  62. I love Josie's books!!!! I think she just does a fabulous job with the mythology aspect!!! Enjoy! Thanks for stopping by! I love having you on the blog :-D

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  63. Looks like you've been busy this week. Hope you enjoy them all.
    Thanks for stopping by!

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  64. Pushing Limits sounds interesting!
    Thanks for stopping by at my blog :)

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  65. Argh, can't believe I haven't read Spell Bound yet! I need to know what happens next! :P I hope you enjoy reading it!

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  66. I heard great things about Pushing the Limits. I too am going to read it soon. Great haul this week. :)

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  67. Pushing the Limits is SO good! one of my top reads this year! Awesome haul!!

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  68. Everyone seems to adore Pushing the Limits. I have an ARC, I just need to get to it. Ugh. So many books. In any case, hope you enjoy all.

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  69. I so want to read Pushing the Limits. I still need to read Hex Hall. I seriously need to do a massive reading frenzy on my TBR pile.

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  70. I'm reading Pushing the Limits next and I am really excited for it. I also have Dreamless but I haven't read it yet. Happy reading!

    Thanks for stopping by my haul.

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  71. Pushing the Limits! I've heard such great things about that one. Really need to get my hands on it! Hope you enjoy it, Alison! Also, I love your header. So cute. :)

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  72. I requested Pushing the Limits for review, it looks great.
    Happy reading.

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  73. Great haul! Pushing the Limits is really good. And I love the cover of The House at Riverton. Want to visit that garden.

    Thanks for stopping by, Ali! :) Enjoy your books!

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  74. You got some great books this week! I am sooooo excited to start Pushing The Limits! I'm only hear awesome things about it. Hopefully I'll start it this week. I still need to Starcrossed and Dreamless! The covers are so gorgeous. I just have to find more time lol They are taunting me from my bookshelf. I'm curious about the book on Queen Elizabeth. I'm fascinated by the royal family for some reason! I hope you enjoy all the books you got :) Thanks for stopping by!

    MaryAnn
    Chapter by Chapter

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  75. Great haul! I still gotta read the Hex Hall series. I've heard some great things about it! Hope you enjoy your books!

    All the best ♥
    Mackenzie @ Oh, For the Love of Books!

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  76. Love the Hex Hall books - they're a lot of fun. Pushing the Limits was pretty good as well.

    Enjoy! =)

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  77. Dreamless, *gasps*. I'm still waiting to get my copy from the library. Uber-excited for that one. And after this week, I've decided I need to read Pushing the Limits. I've heard awesome things about it. Love the books this week.

    Thanks for visiting my haul.

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  78. My friend got Pushing the Limits for me at BEA and I wasn't really interested in reading it but now all these people are loving it, so I'm looking forward to it! But she hasn't sent it to me yet! :( Great haul, and thanks so much for stopping by my StS! :D

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  79. I recently read Pushing The Limits and LOVED it! Hope you have a great week and thanks for stopping by My Neurotic Book Affair

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  80. I've heard a lot of great things about Pushing the Limits! AND Spellbound.. really curious to see what that one's like!

    Happy reading and thanks for stopping by!

    Michele | Stacking the Shelves

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  81. I've heard nothing but good things about Pushing the Limits! I hope you enjoy it! And Rachel Hawkins' books look fantastic.

    Happy Reading!

    Around the World Giveaway

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  82. Awesome haul! I am curious about 'Pushing The Limits'! I hope you post a review :)

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  83. Pushing The Limits looks good. Also yayyyy for the library! <3

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  84. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Dreamless looks good! I still haven't gotten around to reading Starcrossed yet. Happy reading! =)

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