Month: October 2013

Stacking the Shelves (30)

Posted October 12, 2013 by Christy / 12 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that allows us to showcase what bookish goodies we got during the week.   Here’s my haul:     The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider (Traded)   For Review:     Crash Into You by Katie McGarry That’s it for me.  I didn’t get a lot this week but that’s ok since I got CRASH INTO YOU!!!!   Be sure to check out the Southern Book Carnival that’s happening right now!   What did you get?     

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CBA Discussion | How I Organize

Posted October 10, 2013 by Christy / 11 Comments

      My life is a little crazy right now. I work full time, go to school and I have two kids (7 & 5 months old). As you can imagine it is a little hard to keep up with things. In order to keep a little bit of my sanity, I decided that I needed to come up with some ways to keep everything blog related straight and I thought that I would share my organizational skills with you.   Blog Schedule:   I love that I’m able to schedule posts in advance with the scheduler feature on blogger. But, since it doesn’t have an actual calendar for me to look at, it was getting a little hard […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (26)

Posted October 9, 2013 by Christy / 4 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that allows us to showcase what upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.   Here’s my pick:   What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick   Expected Publication: April 15, 2014       From the author of My Life Next Door comes a swoony summertime romance full of expectation and regret, humor and hard questions.Gwen Castle’s Biggest Mistake Ever, Cassidy Somers, is slumming it as a yard boy on her Nantucket-esque island this summer. He’s a rich kid from across the bridge in Stony Bay, and she hails from a family of fishermen and housecleaners who keep the island’s summer people happy. Gwen worries a life […]

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Book Review | Sweet Peril by Wendy Higgins

Posted October 7, 2013 by Christy / 1 Comment

Series: Sweet Evil # 2 Format: Paperback Source: Purchased Publisher: Harper Teen Publication Date: April 30, 2013 Pages: 371 Goodreads | Amazon     Anna Whitt, the daughter of a guardian angel and a demon, promised herself she’d never do the work of her father—polluting souls. She’d been naive to make such a vow. She’d been naive about a lot of things. Haunted by demon whisperers, Anna does whatever she can to survive, even if it means embracing her dark side and earning an unwanted reputation as her school’s party girl. Her life has never looked more bleak. And all the while there’s Kaidan Rowe, son of the Duke of Lust, plaguing her heart and mind. When an unexpected lost […]

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Deal Discoveries (7)

Posted October 6, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

  Deal Discoveries is a meme here on Christy’s Book Addiction in which I share a bunch of deals that I found on Amazon.     Kindle Books:     The Prices:   Die For Me by Amy Plum – 1.99   Hourglass by Myra McEntire – 1.99   Variant by Robinson Wells – 1.99   Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg – 2.99   Looking For Alaska by John Green – 4.87   Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern – 1.99   Fallen by Lauren Kate – 3.99   Marked by P.C & Kristen Cast – 2.99     Paperback Books:        The Prices:   Cinder by Marissa Meyer  – 4.00   Invincible […]

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Stacking the Shelves (29)

Posted October 5, 2013 by Christy / 9 Comments

  Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews that allows us to showcase what books we got the previous week.     Here’s my haul:     Perfect Escape by Jennifer Brown (Traded, Thanks Lili!)   For Review:        Avalon by Mindee Arnett   Elusion by Claudia Gabel & Cheryl Klam   Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas   Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge   Panic by Lauren Oliver   The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine   Dear Killer by Katherine Ewell   Uninvited by Sophie Jordan   What did you get?    

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Book Review | Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Posted October 3, 2013 by Christy / 2 Comments

Format: Hardback Source: Traded Publisher: Disney Hyperion Publication Date: May 7, 2013 Pages: 294 Goodreads | Amazon   For Cricket Thompson, a summer like this one will change everything. A summer spent on Nantucket with her best friend, Jules Clayton, and the indomitable Clayton family. A summer when she’ll make the almost unattainable Jay Logan hers. A summer to surpass all dreams. Some of this turns out to be true. Some of it doesn’t. When Jules and her family suffer a devastating tragedy that forces the girls apart, Jules becomes a stranger whom Cricket wonders whether she ever really knew. And instead of lying on the beach working on her caramel-colored tan, Cricket is making beds and cleaning bathrooms to […]

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Waiting on Wednesday (25)

Posted October 2, 2013 by Christy / 8 Comments

  Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that allows us to showcase what upcoming books we are looking forward to   My pick this week is:   The One by Keira Cass   Expected Publication Date: May 6, 2014     America must decide if she’s truly the One. Don’t miss the captivating conclusion to The Selection trilogy.     Isn’t that cover gorgeous!      

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