What. A. Week.
It’s been pretty busy. I’ve finished my first half of exams and I have four left. Unfortunately they’re all the hard ones, but this time next week I’ll be PARTYING IT UP (with books) because I will have finished my exams. Which will be excellent.
I also made “Loony Blurbs” AN ACTUAL THING. WITH AN ACTUAL BANNER.
Coming up this week there’ll be an announcement post, and I’ll tell you how you can join in next time!
I also gave a teaser on Twitter about a fun post coming up this week:
The post will be called…
12 Places To Put Your Books (when you run out of shelf space)
And it’s going to be LEGENDARY.
This week I also re-organised my bookshelf.
Here are some snapshots – BEFORE on the left and AFTER on the right. My TBR shelf is the middle one 🙂
I MEAN LOOK AT THE BEAUTY.
My floor also got quite messy.
Also: prizes. From left to right, 1) Creepiest book, 2) Double-ups I didn’t know I had, and 3) Coolest book I had no idea I owned (it’s about tooth fairies??? Or something?? Has anyone read this?)
And now that I’ve given an impromptu SECOND bookshelf tour (slightly), it’s time to get on with stacking the shelves.
Stacking the Shelves is a book meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. It’s all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual.
Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas thanks to Bloomsbury. EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE. My sister made me read it as soon as I got it so that she could read it after me – didn’t take much convincing because I was so excited!!! And it lived up to all of my expectations. We’ll be co-reviewing it soon.
Pandora Jones: Deception by Barry Jonsberg thanks to Allen and Unwin Australia. I haven’t read the first book, but there are TWO copies of it at my school library, so I’m going to read them soon. I’ve heard great things!
Dreamer’s Pool by Juliet Marillier thanks to Pan Macmillan Australia. This was a surprise one! I haven’t read Wildwood Dancing yet, but I do intend to. Dreamer’s Pool is adult, and I’m not sure when I’ll get the time to read it, but it looks excellent.
Golden by Jessi Kirby thanks to Simon and Schuster Australia. IT’S SO PRETTY. All golden and hardback-y and lovely. And I’ve heard soooooOOOOO many great things about this book.
Thanks so much to Bloomsbury, Allen and Unwin, Pan Macmillan and Simon and Schuster!! 🙂 Mwah!
From the Library
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder – see, the thing about the senior study area in my school is that it’s a mezzanine-level above the library. Which means that I have to to past the New Books stand every time I go up there to study. And it’s IMPOSSIBLE to just GO PAST IT when Poison Study is staring at me. So I had to borrow it. And we’re allowed to borrow books for over the school holidays, so this is MINES for a few weeks.
Books Read Since Last Week
Nice and colourful. Sandy Feet was not bad, but not amazing. Heir of Fire was AWESOME. And The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennet was really fun and sisterly, but I DID expect more from it. But you’ll hear more on that soon.
I’m excited to get into this one!!
Everyone has told me great things about this one (plus it’s due back at the library soon…)
Gif of the Week
Because I’m sure a lot of us can relate to this gif.
Posts on the Blog
Tuesday: I talked about the top ten under-rated books in YA fiction
Thursday: I posted book blurbs from titles in my new feature called Loony Blurbs, which will soon be a public feature!!
Saturday: I reviewed The Realm of Possibility by David Levithan…yeah, there were just too many POVs