Stacking the Shelves (66)

Stacking the Shelves

First, I may not often say this, but it is always true; this Stacking the Shelves post is part of the Stacking the Shelves meme hosted at Tynga’s Reviews. It’s all about sharing the books we’re adding to our shelves, whether those books (and shelves) are physical or virtual. If you want to see the panoply of everyone’s shelves, check out the list of blogs who have attached themselves to this week’s post at Tynga’s. I’ll be there too.

Speaking of physical and/or virtual shelves, occasionally someone either asks if I read all the books I get, or wonders what I do with all the ARCs I get, or simply wonders if I’m nuts.

The answer to the third question may be self-evident.

Except for library books, I try not to get print. We already have more than enough print books in the place (we’re looking for a new apartment, and we’ll be reducing the hoard again). NetGalley and Edelweiss are my BFFs.

In the end, I read about 50% of what I get, although that might be a LONG end. But overall, about 50%. I already have tour commitments for 6 of the books on this list, and a maybe on a 7th, but some of those tours aren’t until March and April of 2014.

Planning for Spring! Now that’s a ray of sunshine on an otherwise gloomy November day.

For Review:
After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman
After the Rain (Fire and Rain #2) by Daisy Harris
The Black Stiletto: Secrets & Lies (Black Stiletto #4) by Raymond Benson
Clean (Mindspace Investigations #1) by Alex Hughes
Deception’s Web (Deizian Empire #3) by Christa McHugh
Fic: Why Fanfiction is Taking Over the World by Anne Jamison
Long Live the Queen (Immortal Empire #3) by Kate Locke
The Past and Other Lies by Maggie Joel
Prince of Tricks (Demons of Elysium #1) by Jane Kindred
Sharp (Mindspace Investigations #2) by Alex Hughes
She Walks in Darkness by Evangeline Walton
Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson
Spokes by P.D. Singer
The Temptation of Lady Serena (Marriage Game #3) by Ella Quinn
Under a Silent Moon by Elizabeth Haynes

Purchased:
Chaos Born (Chronicles from the Applecross #1) by Rebekah Turner (free at Amazon)

Borrowed from the Library:
In a Treacherous Court (Susanna Horenbout and John Parker #1) by Michelle Diener
Mirror, Mirror by J.D. Robb, Mary Blayney, Elaine Fox, Mary Kay McComas, R.C. Ryan, Ruth Ryan Langan
The Proposal (Survivor’s Club #1) by Mary Balogh

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8 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves (66)

    1. I’m wondering a LOT about the fan fiction book too. I love to read fanfic. Some of it’s terrific. Some of it’s meh, but that’s true of some “real” books too. Thanks for dropping in from NaBloPoMo!

    1. OMG you went to the World Fantasy Convention. Envy, envy, envy. We hope to go to WorldCon next year and are counting pennies.
      Thanks so much for coming over and looking at my new book stack!

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