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Jan 12, 2013

Stacking the Shelves



Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews in which we showcase our lovely new additions to our overloaded shelves :).

This week's treasures:



Her heart races, her muscles coil, and every impulse in Alessa's body screams at her to run... but yet she's powerless to move.

Still struggling to find her footing after the sudden death of her parents, the last thing college freshman Alessa has the strength to deal with is the inexplicable visceral pull drawing her to a handsome ghostly presence. In between grappling with exams and sorority soirees - and disturbing recurring dreams of being captive in a futuristic prison hell - Alessa is determined to unravel the mystery of the apparition who leaves her breathless. But the terrifying secret she uncovers will find her groping desperately through her nightmares for answers.

Because what Alessa hasn't figured out yet is that she's not really a student, the object of her obsession is no ghost, and her sneaking suspicions that something sinister is lurking behind the walls of her university's idyllic campus are only just scratching the surface...

The opening installment in a twist-laden trilogy, Stitch spans the genres of paranormal romance and dystopian sci-fi to explore the challenges of a society in transition, where morality, vision, and pragmatism collide leaving the average citizen to suffer the results.






Fall under the spell of Wake—the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking—and lose yourself to the Watersong.

Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They're the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers in town for the summer, Penn, Lexi and Thea have caught everyone's attention—but it’s Gemma who’s attracted theirs. She’s the one they’ve chosen to be part of their group.

Gemma seems to have it all—she’s carefree, pretty, and falling in love with Alex, the boy next door. He’s always been just a friend, but this summer they’ve taken their relationship to the next level, and now there’s no going back. Then one night, Gemma’s ordinary life changes forever. She’s taking a late night swim under the stars when she finds Penn, Lexi and Thea partying on the cove. They invite her to join them, and the next morning she wakes up on the beach feeling groggy and sick, knowing something is different.

Suddenly Gemma is stronger, faster, and more beautiful than ever. But her new powers come with a terrifying price. And as she uncovers the truth, she’s is forced to choose between staying with those she loves—or entering a new world brimming with dark hungers and unimaginable secrets.



Happy Reading Everyone :)


~ Keely ~

16 comments:

  1. Thanks for stopping by my STS! Both of these sound great! I've read Hocking's My Blood Approves series and really liked it. New follower by the way =)

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  2. Unfortunately I haven't read neither, but they're both on my TBR list. Hope you have fun reading them, though:) Happy reading and thank you for stopping by on my blog, Keely!

    Siiri @ Little Pieces of Imagination

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  3. Very nice. I like that you added a video to it as well. Videos are a nice touch. Come visit me as well.

    Grace

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  4. Stitched sounds pretty good :) I've been seeing it a round a lot of blogs. Hope you enjoy!

    Janina
    My Haul!

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  5. I also bought Wake this week, for my Nook!

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  6. I have Stitch but haven't read it. Hope you love it.

    Thanks for stopping by.

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  7. Oooh that one looks great! I hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here's my STS!

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  8. Have a copy of Wake sitting here but not had a chance to read it yet. Hope you enjoy it!

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  9. Stitch looks great, hope you enjoy.
    Happy reading,
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  10. I got STICH a while ago, and have yet to read it! I really should - it's gotten really good reviews. Hope you enjoy your books!

    My Stacking the Shelves Post

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  11. Stitch is new to me, but it sounds really good! I didn't really enjoy Switched by Amanda Hocking, I hope her new series is better!

    Enjoy your new books. Thanks for stopping by.

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  12. I didn't know this one but happy reading! Hope you'll like it!

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  13. Haven't heard of Stitch before, but I love the cover and it sounds like something I would definitely like! I have heard mixed reviews about Wake, but I hope you enjoy both of these books! :)

    Thanks for stopping by!


    Jessirae @ Words, Pages, and Books

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  14. I want to read Stitch too, I've only read and heard nothing but praises about that bugger.

    Happy weekend!
    Talk Supe

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  15. Stitch is good! Hope you'll enjoy it! :D

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  16. Yay! Am still waiting for Wake paperback! Awesome haul! :D

    Thanks for dropping by!

    Love,
    Kate @ The Bookaholic Blurbs

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