Saturday, December 06, 2008

This Week In Books Or OMG YAY FOR YA!


TTYL came from bookmooch and The Teashop Girls for review (Waiting on Wednesday post here)! Recently I've heard that people literally hate TTYL  and don't think teens, maybe it was junior high kids should read it so I finally caved and requested it, just have to know what the fuss is all about!


I Heart You, You Haunt Me came from bookmooch!

Wednesday: nothing


Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puff came from bookmooch while the other three books came from my weekly Friends of the Library store stop. This week everything was 50 percent off! I paid 38 cents for each of these books, I'm not joking! I had never heard of Marly's Ghost before it sounds really cool though!


I went to Borders to buy a gift and happened to remember I had $5 Borders bucks so I used it to buy this book for myself which was on clearance for $5 making it free!


Switch came from bookmooch from Sharon! And Cracked Up to Be via LibraryThing's Early Reviewer's Program!

What books did you get this week?


  1. I've not actually read Marly's Ghost yet, but since it's by David Levithan it's probably amazing.

  2. Well, of course I recommend Cam Dokey's book as she is a sister RoCom writer. Also, anything and everything by Lauren Myracle RAWKS.
    I'm reading WHAT I SAW AND HOW I LIED. Good stuff!

  3. LUCKY!! I wanna read Reality Chick SOOOOO BAD!!! You are lucky to be able to get such awesome books for less than a dollar!!!

  4. Oh luckyy. I want Switch and Cracked Up To Be. What an awesome list!

    I got Pay it Forward from the library for 50 cents this week...awesomeee. LOL


  5. Reality Chick is awesome- let me know how you like it!

    I also loved TTYL, Heart Haunt and Switch!

    I've also got Cracked Up to Be in my TBR pile! :)

  6. I like ttyl - my (brief) review is here. I'm not familiar with the others, though. :)

  7. I just got Cracked up to be today and I read How NOT to spend your senior year a couple of years ago and thought it was really cute!

  8. You already know what I got this week so I'll only mention the one I think I didn't tell you about. A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon came from a PaperBackSwap member. :D

  9. Anonymous3:41 PM

    I found Wedding in December on clearance at B & N recently and scooped it up.

  10. YAY!! you got Cracked Up to Be!! I hope that you love it!

  11. Haha, I got a ton of books this week. Check out this post:

    I've read Switch, the RoCom book, which I think is one of my favorites of them.

  12. oh Teashop girls looks really good.

  13. I read TTYL and I understand why people are making a fuss about it, but I read it in middle school, it isn't that bad of a book. As for the other books, I am jealous they all look so good.

  14. I love a lot these books and they they were great. Marly's Ghost is cute. TTYL is alright,not my favorite Lauren Myracle's books. I Heart You, You Haunt Me is cute. I want to read Switch and Cracked Up To Be. =)

  15. You got some really great stuff this week! I haven't read TTYL either, but like you, I want to see what the fuss is all about.

    I am so jealous about Reality Chick, Switch and Cracked Up to Be (which was my Waiting on Wednesday selection last week)! I can't wait to read what you think of them.

  16. Anonymous12:01 AM

    38 cents.. i can't believe it.. this time of the year is the best for u guys innit?! :)

  17. I'm doing Cracked Up to Be for the LT ER program, too!

  18. I'm not getting books lately (I got one today but I think that was the first in like a month?)

    But I'm going to be very jealous of you for getting Cracked Up to Be from Library Thing since I didn't ;) and I just read Switch yesterday...

  19. Khyrinthia- It probably is!

    Micol Ostow- Awesome!

    Amanda- I know I am lucky. And this week was even better. Everything was 25 cents!

    Shooting Stars Mag- Cracked Up to Be was really good!

    BookChic- Good to hear! It sounds like a great premise!

    jessi- Thanks for the link!

    Lenore- Can't wait to hear what's waiting for you here in the US. What are you going to read first!

    Amee- I rather liked his other book. I don't recall what this one is about though.

    bermudaonion- Yay!

    The Story Siren- I did love it!

    Kelsey- You did get a lot! Consider me jealous!

    sharonanne- So far it is really good! Totally cute!

    Zoealea- I'm definitely eager to read it and see what the deal is surrounding it.

    Sarahbear9798- I'm glad I have all these YA pros to let me know what's good! I've read like nothing compared to you!

    naida- Thanks!

    Shalonda- I'll be doing my review of Cracked Up to be sometime in the next few days!

    Tracy- thanks!

    Veens- This week was even better! Everything was a quarter!

    Ali- When I saw that as a selection I gasped! And when i found out got it i think i squealed!

    Bookspot- Cracked Up to Be was very good!

  20. Wedding in December wasn't my favorite Shreve book, but I liked it. I can't wait to hear what you think.

    Happy reading!

    Diary of an Eccentric

  21. Anna- It sounds a little The Big Chill-ish to me which is what attracted me to it!


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