Dec 22, 2012

Stacking the Shelves

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews in which we share what books we've added to our slightly overloaded shelves... :)

This week, thanks to Epic Reads, I've added a couple of books to my virtual shelf. Christmas time is here, so money is scarce and my urge to buy books, books, and more books needs to suppressed in favor of celebrating the holidays :). BUT I stumbled across these amazing deals for my Kobo App, and I couldn't resist.

Check it out. Click the cute birdies...

This week, I've added:

She should not exist.

He should not love her.

Claire Brennan has been attending Emerson Academy for two years now (the longest she and her mom have remained anywhere) and she's desperate to stay put for the rest of high school. So there's no way she's going to tell her mom about the psychic visions she's been having or the creepy warnings that she's in danger.

Alec MacKenzie is fed up with his duties to watch and, when necessary, eliminate the descendants of his angelic forefathers. He chose Emerson as the ideal hiding place where he could be normal for once. He hadn't factored Claire into his plans. . . .

Their love is forbidden, going against everything Alec has been taught to believe. But when the reason behind Claire's unusual powers is revealed and the threat to her life becomes clear, how far will Alec go to protect her?

AND, although I have this amazing book in audio, I wanted a "print" version as well ~ yeah, it's that fabulous. And why not, for $1.99?

In a city of daimons, rigid class lines separate the powerful from the power-hungry. And at the heart of The City is the Carnival of Souls, where both murder and pleasure are offered up for sale. Once in a generation, the carnival hosts a deadly competition that allows every daimon a chance to join the ruling elite. Without the competition, Aya and Kaleb would both face bleak futures--if for different reasons. For each of them, fighting to the death is the only way to try to live.

All Mallory knows of The City is that her father--and every other witch there--fled it for a life in exile in the human world. Instead of a typical teenage life full of friends and maybe even a little romance, Mallory scans quiet streets for threats, hides herself away, and trains to be lethal. She knows it's only a matter of time until a daimon finds her and her father, so she readies herself for the inevitable. While Mallory possesses little knowledge of The City, every inhabitant of The City knows of her. There are plans for Mallory, and soon she, too, will be drawn into the decadence and danger that is the Carnival of Souls.

From Melissa Marr, bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely series and "Graveminder," comes a brand-new tale of lush secrets, dark love, and the struggle to forge one's own destiny.

What have you added to your shelves this week?

Happy Reading Everyone :)

~ Keely ~


  1. I picked up Carnival too, what a great deal! Enjoy!! Happy Holidays!

    My STS Post

  2. Anonymous12/22/2012

    I love the cover for Forbidden. I hope you like both books. :)

  3. I haven't read my copy of Carnival Souls yet. :< You've reminded me that I need to dust it off the shelves and crack it open.

    Hope you enjoy!

    Stacking the Shelves #9

  4. Forbidden sounds really good. I wanted to read it back when it came out but I still haven't gotten around to it yet!

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  5. Sweet haul this week! I'm dying to get my hands on a copy of Carnival of Souls. Perhaps an early x-mas present to myself? lol Enjoy all that you got this week! Thanks for sharing and happy holidays =)

    MaryAnn | Chapter by Chapter
    What we got this week!

  6. Anonymous12/22/2012

    I have to say that I really didn't care for Forbidden. I hope you enjoy it though. Happy reading :)

  7. I have a print copy of Carnival of Souls but haven't read it yet.
    Great haul.

    Thanks for stopping by my STS post

    Happy holidays!
    Sabina @ Delirious About Books

  8. Carnival of Souls has a beautiful cover and I believe I've been hearing good things about it. Nice one! Epic Reads is awesome indeed! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my post, again :D

  9. Hi sweetie. It is Fallen Angels. Now I am combining my blogs to my adult blog. Nice Haul. Love the covers and both sound interesting will be checking these out.

    Happy Reading
    My BB&B

  10. I always pass by Carnival of Lost Souls because I heard mixed reviews about it. Now I'm curious to see if you'll enjoy it! I hope you have a great holiday!
    Giselle @ Book Nerd Canada
    Stacking the Shelves Book Haul

  11. Great books :) They both sound really good. New follower through Twitter and GFC :) Happy reading!

    megan @ megz madd readz

  12. Carnival of the Souls is currently my fave read of 2012 along with Jessica Spotswood's Born Wicked. Hope you enjoy Carnival of the Souls as much as I did :D


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