Stacking the Shelves: Christmas 2014 ed.!

December 27th, 2014 4:05 pm by Kelly Garbato

My Christmas book haul.

I’m way too lazy to do a weekly Stacking the Shelves post; usually I save ’em for a special occasion (see: library books sales). I think Christmas counts, yes?

Since I have almost no room with which to store more books, I make an effort to buy ebooks over “real” books whenever I get the chance – the only exceptions being cookbooks and comic books, because those both look better in person, imho. So this year my x-mas list was dominated by comic books, book-wise anyway.

(Funny story: my mom is forever rolling her eyes at the plethora of reading materials on my wishlist; “Don’t you want anything other than books?” This year I made a real effort to include non-book items, like clothing, artwork, and household decorations. With two exceptions, she sent me all books. Oh well, at least I have some non-book ideas to carry over to my birthday!)

I was able to round out both my The Dark Tower and Saga collections (yay!). Most of these are Christmas gifts, though a few are pre-orders that happened to arrive around the holidays, with a few gifts to myself (purchased with Amazon’s special 25% code) sprinkled throughout.

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Top to bottom:

  • My Dog: The Paradox by Matthew Inman
  • My Body is a Book of Rules by Elissa Washuta
  • Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh
  • Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10, Volume 1: New Rules by Christos Gage, Nicholas Brendon, & Rebekah Isaacs
  • Saga, Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Volume 3 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
  • Saga, Volume 4 by Brian K. Vaughan & Fiona Staples
  • The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger: Last Shots by Robin Furth
  • The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger: The Little Sisters of Eluria by Robin Furth
  • The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger: The Battle of Tull by Robin Furth
  • The Dark Tower: The Gunslinger: The Man in Black by Robin Furth
  • Serenity: Leaves on the Wind (Serenity #4) by Zack Whedon
  • The Animal Man Omnibus (Animal Man #1-3) by Grant Morrison
  • [Not pictured] Kinski by Gabriel Hardman
  • I also won a nice stack o’ humorous books from Read It Forward

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    along with two fantasy titles from Ace/Roc Books

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    and a copy of The Book of Ivy from Mel, Erin and Regina Read-a-Lot.

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    It came with a rather shiny bookmark, which would make an awesome ornament should I go through with my bookish tree theme next year!

    Stay tuned for the Book Outlet edition of Stacking the Shelves in a week or two. Spoiler alert: I went a little overboard with their Boxing Day sale.

    2014-12-25 - Book Outlet Boxing Day Sale


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