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Shelve It: Back from Texas (8/11/2013)

Your eyes are not playing tricks on you! I actually did one of these!! I did! This summer was been so busy, friends. I’m sure you can relate. And because I hate to look like a total crazy woman in these v-logs, it’s sometimes hard to prep. But here I am! With some fresh reads, […]

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August 14, 2013 - 11:32 am

J.H. Trumble - Hey, guys! Just FYI, I spoke to my editor. JUST BETWEEN US, sadly, won’t be available on NetGalley ๐Ÿ™ But if anyone needs a review copy, let me know.

August 13, 2013 - 11:06 pm

Lucy @ The Reading Date - You got Just Between Us? Ahh! I’ve been hoping to see that one pop up on Netgalley. Better Late Than Ever looks great too.
Enjoy your books!

August 13, 2013 - 3:15 pm

Paige - I read Better Nate Than Ever back in April, and I loved it so much it was so cute! Happy reading ๐Ÿ™‚

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August 12, 2013 - 1:28 am

elena - I really hope you like Better Nate Than Ever! it seems like a v Estelle book. most of the Broadway references flew over my head (I bet it wouldn’t for you!) but it was a fun book and I’m excited for the sequel.

August 11, 2013 - 6:54 pm

Jamie - Curious about that Robin Benway book! You know I’ve loved her others so let me know what you think! I NEED to read Fixing Delilah! Perhaps a library trip shall happen..particularly because I have overdue library books..so more than likely if it’s there!

August 11, 2013 - 11:36 am

Alexa Y. - Aww E, you’re so cute! You have a great selection of books to read, and I hope you enjoy them all. MISS YOU! <3

August 11, 2013 - 10:35 am

Sara (of The Page Sage) - Yay, go Robin Benway’s books! Love Extraordinary Secrets. ๐Ÿ™‚ (And I won’t throw any tomatoes at the screen, since AKA is really great.)

August 11, 2013 - 9:48 am

J.H. Trumble - You were in Austin! Is that where Magan lives?

I’m doing a release party thingy there at Bookwoman with a couple of other writer friends on September 29. Maybe you could come back! ๐Ÿ™‚

Estelle + Magan: A Joint Shelve It from Texas!

These last few days, we’ve been together, reunited in Texas. Holy crap, you guys! It’s been amazing. But as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. Estelle left yesterday afternoon to head back to NYC and Magan spent the remainder of the day crying. Every time we see each other, we […]

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August 11, 2013 - 11:32 am

Alexa Y. - GIRLS! It makes me so very happy that you are (well, were now, considering I’m commenting late) together in Texas. I loved the reunion, and that I could see you and hear you both on my computer. Miss you girls! Hope you had a FABULOUS time together.

August 8, 2013 - 5:01 pm

Asheley Tart (@BookwormAsheley) - Stopping by really quick to say that I absolutely loved watching this the other night. I felt like I was watching TV or something with my Summer Shandy (I never watch TV). I was all comfy with my drink and watching my pals and I was smiling and text-bombing poor E. It was a good time for me. I loved it. I’ll be back later for a real comment-bomb, I just wanted to say high again and I loved seeing you two on the same screen again. You both are so lovely and I love hearing your voices at the same time. So much fun! I made Mike stop listening to youtube and watch for a second and he was all WHAT!? – he just didn’t really GET IT. Haha, men. xo

August 7, 2013 - 3:49 pm

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - Awwwwww I know how you feel! I cried at the airport after BEA just leaving all my blogging friends (and Alyssa in particular!!) and it’s just so hard to say goodbye to your close friend not knowing when you’ll reunite again! But I’m so glad you guys got to spend some great time together and I love seeing the two of you in one video! Very fun ๐Ÿ™‚
xoxo

August 7, 2013 - 11:44 am

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - Aww — you two are SO adorable!!! I love seeing videos of the two of you together :). I’m a recent Levithan fan, but I’m going to check out the one you recommended, Estelle. After Fingerprints, I trust your recommendations sooooo much!!!

August 7, 2013 - 10:26 am

Hazel - It’s so nice to see the two of you together in a vid!!! Magan, I’m so happy to hear you loved the Shatter Me series. It’s one of my fave dystopians. :’) And your foster daughter sounds really adorable!!!! Estelle, I love the books you mentioned. I’m so excited to get to read them. I’m quite a fan of Levithan myself and I really do suggest you read Everyday already! Great post, you guys!! <3

Estelle’s Shelve It for 6/23/2013: Books, Pals + Events, Oh My!

Hola! Why oh why do these summer weekends go so fast? I’ve had a great couple of days celebrating a friend’s birthday, seeing Monsters University (so cute!) and hanging out with a few fancy bloggers at Books of Wonder this afternoon! I was so thrilled to finally meet Leila Howland, author Nantucket Blue, too! She […]

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June 27, 2013 - 10:16 am

Lauren D. - Estelle, thank you so much my dear! That was the sweetest little introduction and it just made my day to hear it. Such amazing communities are created here in the blog world and I am so thankful for them. I have connected with so many amazing people, like yourself, and I am blown away by the kindness and support that I receive from friends like you. I’m so glad you did email me and just happy I could help ease your mind during that stressful time of wedding planning. Thank you again for sharing my book. I hope you enjoy it and get inspired by its pages!

June 25, 2013 - 11:34 am

Jamie - Looks like you guys had a great time! So wish I could have come! Curious about Burning because I just got that in the mail and then saw Rachel’s review of it!

June 24, 2013 - 12:08 pm

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - Ok, I’m going to be creepy, are you guys at Sala? I recognize the restaurant and I know it’s somewhere I’ve been many times, but if it’s not Sala I’m totally blanking.

June 24, 2013 - 12:03 pm

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - Ahhh that event looks like so much fun! I saw all your tweets and got super jealous that you guys all get to hang out together haha ๐Ÿ™‚ But very cool — I love seeing blogger friends together! It just shows you how amazing this community is and how it brings us all together ๐Ÿ™‚
Okay. I need to read Dangerous Girls. I keep trying to read like 5 books at once. Maybe I should just start them all so I don’t forget hahaha. I’m so terrible at picking what to read next… Don’t let me forget about it though! ๐Ÿ™‚

June 23, 2013 - 11:48 pm

Bookworm1858 - Haven’t been blown away by any books lately, alas but I also really enjoyed Monsters University. I wasn’t sure because reviews were mixed but I was absolutely charmed!

June 23, 2013 - 10:42 pm

Alexa Y. - I can’t wait to hear what you think of Burning! I really am curious about that book, particularly since a few people have talked it up to me.

Also – it was REALLY good to see you today. I’ve missed you! It helped me a lot through all the craziness that’s going on – and you know what that is. Love it and love YOU <3

Estelle’s Shelve It from 6/9/2013

Happy Sunday + Happy Shelve It Day! It has been A WEEK. I’m still reeling from the exhaustion I’ve been experiencing post-BEA. And if you guys remember, I didn’t even attend BEA this year. But with people in town, places to go, people to see, some book events in between, it was one of the […]

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June 12, 2013 - 12:01 pm

Heidi - It was so nice to meet you after BEA, Estelle! I totally understand the complete inability to resist buying books, CLEARLY I had an issue and picked up like 8 that day between The Strand and Books of Wonder even though I’d gone to BEA and gotten tons already. I should have gone to that Harlequin Cocktail party a while back! I was invited, but I honestly didn’t know anyone else who was going and wasn’t sure it’d be worth the schlep into the city. I did really enjoy meeting Elizabeth Scott at the breakfast though, and was lucky enough to meet Lauren Myracle and Cat Patrick during the week as well–both were lovely!

June 11, 2013 - 12:36 pm

Lucy @ The Reading Date - You had a great book week! I love Elizabeth Scott’s books so Heartbeat is a book I would have waited in line for at BEA. Added When You were the Greatest to my TBR- sounds like a good one. And The Infinite Moment of Us also sounds fantastic. I loved Myracle’s book Shine.

And oh how I miss the Strand! I lived in NY long ago and hope to get back soon to do some shopping.

Happy reading, Estelle!

June 10, 2013 - 9:51 pm

Ash @ Paranormal Indulgence - I’m becoming a big fan of your vlogs! One, because it’s so awesome to see your face, and two, because you’ve pointed me toward some AMAZING-SOUNDING contemporaries these days. I put RULES OF SUMMER in my TBR and I definitely want to check out OCD LOVE STORY!

And I know what you mean about that BEA hangover, man. I’M STILL FEELING IT.

June 10, 2013 - 5:13 pm

Alexa Y. - I really, really want to buy When You Were Here because (a) contemporary story and (b) JAPAN. Please convince me not to spend more money… (though I’ve resisted it twice now!). Great selection of books though!

June 9, 2013 - 2:02 pm

Krystianna - You Look Different in Real Life sounds like such a good read! It sounds very unique, which I really like. Just Like Fate sounds pretty good too. I read Cat Patrick’s other book, Revived, and I really liked it. I hope you enjoy your books and thanks for sharing!

Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

June 9, 2013 - 9:31 am

Paige - Wow Heart Beat sounds really really good. I can’t wait to check that one out! I hope you enjoy everything ๐Ÿ™‚

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June 9, 2013 - 5:50 am

VeganYANerds - I have to echo Magz, love the Ron Swanson print!

And HEY!! It’s so good to see your face/hear your voice!! So glad we got to meet and I love that your week was just as hectic as ours ๐Ÿ™‚

June 9, 2013 - 5:25 am

Maggie, Young Adult Anonymous - I can’t wait to read When You Were Here by Daisy Whitney. I think it was marketed as Where She Went meets Lost in Translation? Either way, sign me up! BTW I love your Ron Swanson print. ๐Ÿ™‚ And there is ALWAYS room for a soda float!

June 9, 2013 - 5:21 am

Amanda - My eyes MAY have turned into giant hearts when I saw you got OCD Love Story. That book has been on my wish list for a couple months now!

I really need to pick up When You Were Here. Everyone and their grandmother has read it, and I feel like I’m being left in the dust, like with most books. ๐Ÿ˜›

Estelle’s Shelve It (Friday Edition): 5/31/2013

I CANNOT believe that tomorrow is June 1. Where oh where is this year going? Hope you guys are keeping cool and gearing up for a fun weekend! It’s been so fun meeting book bloggers who are here in NYC for BEA. Like a complete whirlwind of a week actually. I’ll be so sad to […]

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June 3, 2013 - 4:53 pm

Alexa Y. - I absolutely ADORE your dress, for one thing. And yay for new books! <3 Plus, you are totally adorable.

June 3, 2013 - 10:37 am

Brittany @ The Book Addict's Guide - So so glad to have met you this weekend!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

June 2, 2013 - 1:59 pm

Paige - I’m so jealous of Criminal I read her first book which I’m pretty sure was Being Friends With Boys and I loved it! I hope you enjoy everything you got this week ๐Ÿ™‚

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May 31, 2013 - 7:55 pm

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - Whoops, hit post before I was done :). I keep hearing great things about Beautiful Ruins, but the cover doesn’t excite me. Maybe the shiny version is better? Regardless, I look forward to hearing what you think, and all about BEA too!!!

May 31, 2013 - 7:53 pm

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - Your new glasses are super cute!

May 31, 2013 - 5:10 pm

Tara @ Hobbitsies - Your glasses are super cute! And I had a lot of fun hanging out with you the other night – we should definitely see a show together next time I’m in the city! In the meantime, I’ve got my tickets to the Newsies tomorrow night ๐Ÿ™‚

May 31, 2013 - 12:26 pm

Bookworm1858 - Cute dress! I can’t believe it’s almost June either-then it will be almost June 30 and that’s halfway through 2013, one of the fastest years ever in my memory.

May 31, 2013 - 9:50 am

Daphne - yeah, so, thanks for adding to my TBR. ๐Ÿ™‚

May 31, 2013 - 9:49 am

Jess @ Gone with the Words - Love the glasses!! I really like that style, and they look good on you. ๐Ÿ™‚ I just went and added New Money to my GR wishlist and am totally going to see about reading Criminal soon! ๐Ÿ˜€ HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!!

Magan’s May 12, 2013 Shelve It

Surprise, surprise! I’m back with a vlog for this week’s Shelve It! It’s been a while, huh? I know — I’m sorry about that. There seems to rarely be quiet time to do a vlog with our baby girl happily crawling around everywhere. (But seriously — what a joy it is to have her!) I […]

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May 13, 2013 - 5:13 pm

Alexa Y. - Magan, you look beautiful, as always! And it’s nice to see your face in a video again. I am glad you’re enjoying the time spent with your baby girl and D!

TLA sounds like it was lots of fun, and most of the books you got are ones that I’m very curious about. Hope you enjoy them!

May 13, 2013 - 1:49 pm

Ashley - I need to remind myself to be like this when I’m at ALA. Grab what I want and have time for, but don’t be greedy.

May 12, 2013 - 9:39 am

Bookworm1858 - Yay-I got Fangirl too and I cannot wait to dive in and start reading it!

May 12, 2013 - 9:35 am

Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf - Great books! I have heard nothing but wonderful things about The Program…I’ve added it to my wishlist! Hope you love it! have a great week!

My Added to the Bookshelf post!

โ™ฅ Melissa @ Melissa’s Eclectic Bookshelf

May 12, 2013 - 6:46 am

Mel@thedailyprophecy - The Program sounds awesome! ๐Ÿ™‚ And the cover from Fangirl is cute. Happy reading!

Mel@thedailyprophecy.