Book Haul #40

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.

Library:

house of hades

The House of Hades (The Heroes of Olympus #4) by Rick Riordan
I am loving this series.  Rick Riordan is such a fun writer.  I’ve got the audiobook of this one.  I’m going to start listening to it today.

From Publisher:

heros guide outlaw

The Hero’s Guide to Being an Outlaw (The League of Princes #3) by Christopher Healy
Thank You Walden Pond Press!  I just love this amazing middle grade series.  This is the final installment, which released at the end of April.  I cannot wait for read this.

 

Life Tidbits

  • I grabbed lunch with my cousin on Friday, and it was so nice to sit and chat.  I hadn’t seen her in ages.  We talked books!
  • The ignition of my car actually froze, and I wasn’t able to get my car started earlier this week.  I had to borrow my grandmother’s car.  It’s weird, because it isn’t nearly as cold as it was earlier in the year.  My dad fixed it, though.  Yay for awesome dads!
  • My Filofax came Friday, and it’s so pretty.
  • I have a four day weekend!  Friday-Monday I am free of work.  Woot!
  • I had a major hankering for Newsies this week, so I broke out my soundtrack.  Well, I started playing the playlist on my phone.  I feel like I need to see it again on Broadway.  Twice is not enough, right Fansies?
  • I haven’t read much at all this week.  I need to get back into the reading groove.  How’s your reading week going?
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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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14 Responses to Book Haul #40

  1. Michelle says:

    I got the Hero’s guide yesterday! I was so excited. I can’t wait to read it 🙂 Hope you enjoy it! I am so sad its the last book 😦 it’s one of my favorite series. So funny.

  2. Alicia♥ says:

    AMAZING WEEK!! I haven’t read any of Rick Riordan books and that definitely has to change =P Would you recommend the audiobook over the written copy?

    Alicia @ Summer Next Top Story

  3. ChrissiReads says:

    My reading week has been good! I’ve read Split Second and Ignite Me, so I’m very happy! I have a week off next week too. Always good! I hope you enjoy your books this week!

  4. Melliane says:

    All new to me so I hope you’ll like everything. Happy reading! My week was ok but really tiring I confess…

    here is mine

  5. leydylaura says:

    Great haul! I hope you enjoy your books!

    Check out our STS.

    Leydy @ OUaT & Redcarpetendings

  6. Lisa says:

    Do you like your Filofax? I sort of want one, but I don’t know that I would have enough use for it to justify paying the money. Lol. I haven’t really been reading too much either. I was really into it again for a while and then the last few days… nothing. Oh well! I hope you’re having a good week. 😀

    • Quinn says:

      I LOVE my filofax, but I can totally understand debating about spending so much money. I decided to invest, because I’ve gone the last five years or so without a planner, and I’ve just become more and more disorganized. I’m hoping my filofax will help me stay on track and get more organized.

      I really thought about how I would use it, before I bought one, to make sure I wouldn’t loose interest in it. But there are lots of other alternatives to the Filofax brand that will give you similar results, I think. I really like the Erin Condren planners. They’re still a little pricy, but not as much as a Filofax. But they’re so cute. Although they’re not binders, so you can’t rearrange things.

  7. Enjoy your long weekend! I haven’t read the books you got, but I’m curious. Thanks for sharing, and here’s
    MY WEEKLY SUNDAY/MONDAY UPDATES

  8. Enjoy the books you picked up this week. I hope to be able to read more this week to. 🙂

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s Sunday Post

  9. I’m just getting ready to start the Heroes of Olympus books. I love Rick Riordan too. I still need to read the second League of Princes book, but I loved the first one. Thanks for sharing and happy reading!

  10. Great haul. I hope you enjoy all of your books 🙂 I’ve not managed to read too much this week either, probably because I’ve been working a lot. My STS.

  11. redizabzh says:

    Ah, the reading week has been hectic but i’ve read some good books. Enjoy your long weekend, hope your car will remain in perfect order 😉 Have a great week !

  12. You are lucky to have a cousin you can talk ‘bookish’ to, though I have some colleagues who read, no one as much as me. My daughter follows in my bookish footsteps though. Happy Reading!

    My Sunday Post here

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