Book Haul #35

Stacking the Shelves is a weekly event hosted on Tynga’s Reviews.  The Sunday Post is a weekly event hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  Here we can share what new books we’ve picked up this past week as well as other interesting book news.

I have been on a stay-cation all week, and have pretty much been a homebody.  But I did manage to add a few more books to my library.


time between us

Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
I actually borrowed this from the library last week, but I forgot to include it in my book haul.

From Amazon:

one upon a winters eve

Once Upon a Winter’s Eve by Tessa Dare
I just downloaded the ebook on Friday.  I’m becoming a HUGE Tessa Dare fan.

i only have eyes for you

I Only Have Eyes for You by Bella Andre
I’ve heard wonderful things about Andre, and this one has a librarian as a main character. Yes, please.

Life Tidbits

  • This week has been so relaxing.  I love stay-cations!  I’ve done very little but be anti-social and read.
  • I’ve been a reading machine for Bout of Books.  I’m really trying to get ahead for 2014. I want to get a whole bunch of books read, and reviews written so if I’m hit with a reading slump, I’m not quite so stressed.  If you’re participating, how’s Bout of Books going for you?
  • I had such a nice time with my dad on Friday.  We went to dinner, the movies (The Hobbit), and spent time walking around the mall.
  • I’m heading over to my Aunt’s house today.  We’re going to make soups in crockpots, and watch the SU basketball game.  Well, I’m not going to watch the game, because I have no interest in sports.  But it will be great hanging out.  My grandmother and uncle will also be there.

About Quinn

I'm a twenty-something children's librarian at a public library in Central New York. I've long left my teen years behind me, but I love to read YA and children's books. I have two adorable dogs. Ginger is a mix between a poodle and havanese, and Daphne is Bichon Frise. Other things I love: Favorite Movie: Singing in the Rain Favorite Book: Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Favorite TV Show: Monk
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22 Responses to Book Haul #35

  1. ChrissiReads says:

    I love relaxing times when you can just get some good reading done. It’s nice to get ahead, so when you do have a slump it’s not so stressful. I hope you can manage it. I hope you enjoy your books! 🙂

  2. I got Time Between Us for Christmas and I can’t wait to read it! I’ve heard it’s great! I hope you enjoy all you got 🙂

    Here’s my STS!

  3. arianrhod123 says:

    Nice haul! Time Between Us is a really adorable book. Enjoy your reading!

  4. Christina says:

    I love stay-cations…they are the best! I’m glad you enjoyed it. Great books…I have been interested in Time Between Us. I’ll keep my eye out for your review. Enjoy your books!

    • Quinn says:

      Seriously I love traveling but I think I like staying home more. I’m a homebody I guess. I did read Time Between Us already. I liked it it’s not my all time favorite but it was good and enjoyable.

  5. Bella Andre is awesome. Her books are really nice and sweet, but are sexy too. Great haul.

    My STS

  6. Great haul! I actually really enjoyed Time Between Us, and the sequel Time After Time is even better. I hope you enjoy all of your books 🙂 My STS.

    • Quinn says:

      I already read Time Between Us and I did like it. I wasn’t sure if I should read the sequel but now I’m thinking I should. Thanks for stopping by.

  7. Candice says:

    Hooray stay-cations! I’m glad you got to take one and enjoyed it! I haven’t read any of the books you got but they look good! I’m also glad you’ve been doing well with Bout of Books. I’ve totally failed at it!

    • Quinn says:

      Staycations are the best! I have been doing well with bout of books but I’m also in a reading binge so that helps. Sometimes we’re just not in the mood to read and that’s okay

  8. I’ve been meaning to read Time Between Us for a while. I hope you like it! Here’s my STS.

  9. I’ve been meaning to read Time Between Us for forever. I have an arc to the sequel on my Kindle, but obviously need to read the first book first. I also saw The Hobbit last night. I’m glad you are having a great stay-cation. Sometimes you need to just be lazy and sit around and read. Hope you enjoy the rest of your time off!

  10. Alisa Selene says:

    Lol Same heree me +sports= snooze! That is awesome that you got so much reading done!

  11. Nice Haul! I would love a stay-cation but if I am home that means the kids are home…really considering moving out…. Just kidding…maybe 😉

    I have yet to see the Hobbit movies and I LOVED the LOTR trilogy I can watch it over and over.
    I have been wanting to make soup for a couple weeks now and the only week I had time it’s 60 degress outside. Might have to wait till it gets cold again.
    Enjoy the games and the soup 🙂

    Because reading is better than real life

  12. leydylaura says:

    Nice haul! I hope you enjoy them.

    Check out our STS

    Leydy @ OUaT & Redcarpetendings

  13. Cait says:

    I love being anti-social and just reading. 😉 It’s the best. I hope you enjoy your books!

  14. Happy Reading! If you’d like, you can stop by my STSI’m a new follower too and would love a follow back please 🙂

  15. Any kind of vacation is awesome, but a staycation sounds wonderful. Of course, I’m usually anti-social, so that would be no different for me. LOL

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