Stacking the Shelves: August in Books

August 29th, 2015 12:00 pm by Kelly Garbato

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Thank you @PrimeBooks for the copy of Ghost Summer: stories by @TananariveDue!

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Book mail from @DuttonBooks (The Courtesan) and Blogging for Books (Q&A a Day for Creatives).

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Sonia Manzano – who recently retired from Sesame Street, where she portrayed Maria for 44 years (!) – has a new memoir coming out, and Scholastic Books sent me a copy!

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I was lucky enough to discover the Kickstarter for Among the Shadows before it closed (for a change!), and received my e-copy this month (yay!). Goodreads currently has five copies up for grabs (hint, hint).

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The ARC packaging for The Tsar of Love & Techno is so much fun! A million thanks to @HogarthBooks and @penguinrandom!

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Won a giant envelope o’ new releases from DAW Books!

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Received an unexpected ARC of The Dead House, courtesy of The NOVL. MY PRECIOUS! (Crafty book is crafty.)

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Made a pretty choice purchase with one of my BookMooch points: Rape: A Love Story by Joyce Carol Oates.

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Last (technically first, since I’m working backwards, but wev) but not least, LB Kids sent me a signed ARC of The Thing About Jellyfish, which sounds super-sweet.

 
I also snagged a few great deals on ebooks this month:

  • The Unicorn Thief (Unicorns of the Mist #2) by R.R. Russell ($2.99)
  • Wonder Light (Unicorns of the Mist #1) by R.R. Russell ($2.99)
  • We Hear the Dead by Dianne K. Salerni ($2.99)
  • The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley by Shaun David Hutchinson ($1.99)
  • A Vision of Fire: A Novel (Earthend Saga) by Gillian Anderson ($1.99)
  • Glitch (Lost in Time #1) by Brenda Pandos ($.99)
  • Stray by Elissa Sussman ($1.99)
  • Daughters of the Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt ($1.99)
  • We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt ($4.53)
  • Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit ($3.11)
  • Black Helicopters by Blythe Woolston ($1.99)
  • Magonia by Maria Dahvana Headley ($1.99)
  • Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle ($2.99)
  • Story Thieves by James Riley ($1.99)
  • Sins Of The Father (Ascension Trilogy Book 1) by Thelonious Legend (FREE from author!)
  • ’89 Walls by Katie Pierson (FREE on Amazon!)
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    For review on NetGalley:

  • Wolf By Wolf (Wolf By Wolf #1) by Ryan Graudin
  • The Dead House by Dawn Kurtagich
  • The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore
  • Menagerie by Rachel Vincent
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    For review on Edelweiss:

  • The Merman: A Novel by Carl-Johan Vallgren
  • The Girl with Ghost Eyes by M. H. Boroson
  • One by Sarah Crossan
  • The Wanderers by Kate Ormand
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    For review on Blogging for Books:

  • Q&A a Day for Creatives: A 4-Year Journal by Potter Style
  • Learning to See Creatively, Third Edition: Design, Color, and Composition in Photography by Bryan Peterson
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