Friday, June 8, 2018

Stacking the Shelves #23


Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature co-hosted by Tynga's Reviews and Reading Reality. It is a chance to showcase all the goodies you've collected throughout the week, whether they're bought on-line or in-store, an ARC or a final copy, borrowed from a friend or the library, physical or digital, etc. Never has my addiction been more obvious than when I am now keeping track of every single book I acquire.

Library
9078446 7217762 12614595
7450921 1006982 1293804

AND...

35068432

I've been waiting and waiting and waiting for this one. The hold list was ginormous but it is finally MINE ALL MINE!
(Edit: I finished it Friday, the same day I picked it up from the library.)

Half Price Books
20600704 8415598 2000647

Kindle Unlimited
28789721 12256615
38903435 36599807

What did you add to your stash this week?

Happy Reading!
Sarah

20 comments:

  1. Wow, lots of interesting stuff! And drawn as I am to lost cities and all of that other nonsense :) I naturally am interested in that trio of half price books! Although Enlightening the World looks good too.

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    1. I don't think Atlantis will ever cease to be interesting to me. Unfortunately I started the one about the Statue of Liberty and DNF-ed it pretty quickly. Just kind of dull, but maybe you'll like it better!

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    2. Atlantis is the bomb! Although it seemed so much more plausible as a kid ha ha!! Same with yetis and Shangri-La and all that... what can I say, my imagination was very active!

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    3. YES!! I know it is there somewhere...at least, I knew it was somewhere beneath the water when I was younger. Now? Hmm.

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  2. A reasonable 4 this week:

    Primitive Rebels by Eric Hobsbawm
    Avenging Angels - Soviet Women Snipers on the Eastern Front (1941-45) by Lyuba Vinogradova
    The Fear and the Freedom - Why the Second World War Still Matters by Keith Lowe
    Bomber Command - The Strategic Bombing Offensive: 1939-45 by Max Hastings [This was 75% off!!!]

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    1. Four is pretty good - I think this coming week I will have very few. VBS has started and there's not really time for book collecting!

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  3. I’m on a waitlist for I’ll Be Gone In The Dark, too. The list is so long! I’ll probably end up buying the book first. I hope you enjoy your new books!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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    1. I read it in a matter of hours! I did not know anything about this guy until I started hearing about Michelle and her book. There were some pretty negative reviews by people saying it was not new material and just a re-hash of things already known. I am not a big true crime person, so I really liked it because it was all new to me. If it is all new to you also, I would not caution against buying. However, if you do already know a lot, then you might be better off waiting for the library copy. I really liked it and thought it was a great read.

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  4. When are you possibly going to read these, Sarah :D there are so many! But I am loving the lineup :) especially the Harlem ones. Interesting topic.

    Evelina @ AvalinahsBooks

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    1. I love anything with the five boroughs, I am utterly obsessed with a city I have never been to. They've been added to my 'to-read bookcase' which has rapidly spilled over on to the floor, haha

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  5. Looks like you had a good book week!

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  6. I'm intrigued by the title of "Enlightening the World". No book purchases for me this week, just a couple of games on Steam during a sale.

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    1. The subtitle is: The Creation of the Statue of Liberty.

      Games? Which ones? I'm intrigued by 'Frostpunk' but am playing 2 games already NO spare time!!

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    2. I bought "DEUS EX" and "TRON 2.0". Older games, but ones I was curious about. They were $2.5 each this past weekend. I explored them both a little -- TRON 2.0 definitely takes getting used to! I also bought a game from England -- Starfleet Command III. Paid $30 all told despite its being fifteen years old at this point. There are a bunch of Star Trek games that are CRAZY expensive in the US because of licensing issues, but I've discovered I can order PAL discs from the UK and they work just fine. I did that to get Elite Force 2 a few years ago.

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    3. Wow, none?! That is amazing, and what I strive for every week. I always fail. I already DNF-ed the Enlightening one, is was kind of dull. But you might find it more interesting.

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    4. Did I mentioned Suarez's "Daemon" last week? It did arrive earlier in the week. It's a computer/AI/tech thriller kind of novel.

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    5. My brain is so zapped already from VBS that I don't even remember!

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  7. Fascinating looking selection here. I love how you find such interesting nonfiction books :-)

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