Saturday, July 04, 2009

This Week In Books Or My Very Own Book Fairy + Can You Say Stress Purchasing?


Broken by Alyxandra Harvey-Fitzhenry

This came from LibraryThing's Early Reviewer's Program!


The Treasure Map of Boys by E. Lockhart

For review.

Handcuffs by Bethany Griffin
Riding the Universe by Gaby Triana
Girlfriend Material by Melissa Kantor
Nothing But Ghosts by Beth Kephart
The One by Ed Decter
Shine, Coconut Moon by Neesha Meminger
The Awakening by Kelley Armstrong
Gorgeous by Rachel Vail
Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty
Hancock Park by Isabel Kaplan
Crazy Beautiful by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
I Like You by Amy Sedaris

I had a Book Fairy visit at about 10:30 at night, not really, i just realized the Book Fairy had visited after the normal mail arrived, I guess the post office makes a special trip for Book Fairies!



Everyone Worth Knowing by Lauren Weisberger
Everything You Want by Barbara Shoup
Wish You Were Here by Barbara Shoup
Mud Girl by Alison Acheson
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Finishing Touches by Deanna Kizis
The Anatomy of Wings by Karen Foxlee
The Queen of the Big Time by Adriana Trigiani
Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen
Prom Anonymous by Blake Nelson
Hazing Meri Sugarman by M. Apostolina
Meri Strikes Back by M. Apostolina
Immortal by Gillian Shields
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Freaks: Alive, on the Inside! by Annette Curtis Klause
Lost and Found by Jacqueline Sheehan
Queen of the Oddballs by Hillary Carlip

So... if you recall last week was the $2 grocery bag sale at the library. The place was wiped clean, which means this week all their inventory was new, and I saw what I liked, A LOT!

Notes From the Dog by Gary Paulsen

Came for review.


Almost 5'4" by Isobella Jade

Came for review.


  1. Oh my goodness. You received a lot of books this week and bought a lot too. Wow. =O

    Happy reading Alea!

    -Kate at Read This Book!

  2. Woah. Tons of books. I love the cover of Broken and Notes from the Dog sounds like a lot of fun. Some good stuff you got there.


  3. Wow!! Nice pile of books you got this week.



    Alea, will you EVER get to read all the books you own?

  5. Wow! That is insane! I've been thinking how I have too many books in addition to ones I haven't yet read, but I come no where close to you! Really puts things into perspective! lol

  6. OMG that is a ton of books and I want almost all of them. =] Happy reading!

  7. Anonymous3:06 PM

    Ooh! Lots of great reading for you! I see many titles I'd like too - can't wait to read your reviews!

  8. Wow! What a great week. Can you give the book fairy my address, please?

  9. I think the book fairy got our addresses confused again.. LOL you got a great haul of books Alea. Love your library sale we never have anything good at ours. I am so jealous. Enjoy your books they all sound so good.

  10. Wow you got so many books this week, thats so awesome. Enjoy reading them all.

  11. Wow, you got a lot! I loved The One and Marisa just reviewed Prom Anonymous if you would be interested in seeing it.


  12. Awesome books! I've heard a lot about some of those and they sound great. Hope you like them :)

    I NEED to go to a book sale soon or I'll explode. Not really, but I love book sales and haven't been to one in a while :( hehe :D

  13. You got your Treasure Map of Boys too! I was so excited when I got mine, I've been waiting since September for it to come out!

    And, I also do much stress purchasing of books!

  14. Think I could borrow your book fairy? =D! Great week, happy reading!


  15. Wow! Lots of books! I just looked into Library Thing's Early Reviewer program! Now I need to reorganize and update my Library Thing. Thanks for sharing!

  16. Great books this week! I totally understand stress purchasing too...I tend to go to the book store when stressed and leave with too many books.

  17. whoa! that is quite a bit a books ya got there! wish i had a library sale... or maybe i don't! ha! well i hope you enjoy them all! good thing you got that basement! happy reading!

  18. Whew. Those are a LOT of books!

  19. wow, what a pile you've got! enjoy reading!

  20. Is your copy of Treasure Map Of Boys an ARC? And where can I get a book fairy?! lol.

    Seriously though, that's a nice big pile of books. Have fun reading them!

  21. pirate penguin- It's a hardcover :)

  22. What a great week! :) Can't wait to see what you think of the Melissa Kantor book, I am still on the fence about her books...

    Happy Reading!

  23. Anonymous8:58 PM

    Almost 5''4 looks cute. I'll have to check it out. Happy reading!

  24. Let me know what you think of Everything You Want, by Barbara Shoup. I read the ARC of it several months ago, so I'd love to compare notes (if I remember enough of it!).

  25. Oh, also, I just noticed that you got The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian. I love Sherman Alexie; he's one of my favorites. You should check out The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fisfight in Heaven, if you haven't already.

  26. WOW! Can I borrow your book fairy?!

  27. Wow! That is scary and exciting all at the same time... LOL

  28. Alea, this pile of books just about blows me away.

    And away again.

    For different reasons.


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