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Magan: Shelve It and a Burn for Burn Giveaway!

Hi you guys! I’m so sorry this is such a late Shelve It today. I was a bridesmaid in my amazing friend Karmyn’s wedding yesterday. Today has been nothing but go, go, go. Despite the fact that I filmed this vlog on Thursday, YouTube decided to absolutely hate me today. I tried to be prepared […]

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September 28, 2012 - 6:58 pm

Kristen - Flipped & The Sisterhood series. πŸ™‚

September 27, 2012 - 3:26 pm

Ashley H - Rival by Sara Bennett Wealer

September 27, 2012 - 9:07 am

Ginger @ GReads! - Magan, first of all.. you are NOT undeserving! So don’t you ever say that again πŸ˜› I will always think of you when I see the book Unbreak My Heart. It’s my “Magan Book” πŸ™‚ I’m happy I could have gifted you with a finished copy (and signed at that!).

(PS, Estelle – How To Kill a Rock Star will always be my “Estelle Book” hehe)

September 26, 2012 - 11:48 pm

bn100 - Because of Low

September 26, 2012 - 9:47 am

alicia marie - I love What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen : )

September 25, 2012 - 9:30 pm

Beckie - Thank you for this awesome giveaway,

I would pick Pushing The Limits.

September 25, 2012 - 3:51 pm

Paige - My favorite contemporary would have to be The Summer I Turned Pretty!

September 25, 2012 - 2:59 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - You’re so very welcome! I’m happy I was able to add a book you loved to your library πŸ™‚

Also, we’re library book twins! I got Reunited this week as well. Can’t wait to hear what you think – and I hope you read it soon too!

September 24, 2012 - 10:49 pm

Kelly - My favorite contemporary book is 13 Reasons Why, without a doubt.

September 24, 2012 - 7:45 pm

elena - first off, m, your hair is GORGEOUS!!!! and hehe the cover of rose + skate does look super cute and it sounds cute too! i bought reunited the other week so i hope it’s good. love your laugh after saying estelle would like it.

also um!! hm, idk what my favourite contemp would be. this lullaby or the truth about forever!

September 24, 2012 - 7:42 pm

Lacey T - It’s a tie between The Fault in Our Stars and Pushing the Limits!

September 24, 2012 - 6:57 pm

Sara (of the Page Sage) - I love Reunited- it’s really fun and any book that features music is always great. (: I hope you enjoy it!

My favorite contemporary book is probably Looking for Alaska by John Green, although it’s one of my favorite genres, so I have a lot of contemp books I love!

September 24, 2012 - 1:08 pm

Lauren Ellice - I just finished reading The Summer I Turned Pretty, and I’m loving it right now, but I have read some pretty great contemps lately! It’s so hard to pick a favorite!

September 24, 2012 - 1:10 am

anary - It’ll be The Fault in Our Stars or the Breathe Series or geek girl!! :))

September 24, 2012 - 12:57 am

Allie Rose - My favoritr contemporary? I’m torn between Anna and the French Kiss and Pushing the Limits. Thanks for the giveaway! πŸ™‚

September 23, 2012 - 11:40 pm

Kitty - Man, I hate it when I have to pick a favorite, it’s so hard! My favorite recent one is I’ll Be There, by Holly Goldberg Sloan πŸ™‚

Magan: Shelve It — September 9, 2012

Hi friends! Thanks for stopping by for this week’s Shelve It. As you can see below, no vlog from me today. I’m currently lookin’ a mess and selling things on Craigslist. The husband and I have been hard at work on an amazing new house-related project this weekend. This has resulted in me deciding enough […]

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September 12, 2012 - 2:14 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - Ooh, fun books that you picked up this week, so yay!

1. Fathomless – READ IT! I don’t think it matters if you haven’t read the first two. I’m saying read it now because I’m reading it now and you know I LOVE discussing books with you.

2. Estelle’s package is made of awesome. Then again, she’s pretty awesome and we both know that πŸ˜‰

3. I need to do a Cassie Clare re-read. It’s been AGES since I read the books!

September 10, 2012 - 5:47 am

Hemborgwife - I just have to say that the cover for Adaptation is super creepy, like if I was reading it I would have to cover it up lest I get nightmares creepy!

September 9, 2012 - 9:09 pm

Kristen Evey - Aw, yay for good friends! That’s an awesome birthday package! Hope you enjoy all the books and get some good watercoloring done! πŸ˜€

September 9, 2012 - 8:39 pm

Tara - First off, I wish I looked as good as you do without makeup!

I just finished Adaptation and loved it – I can’t wait to hear what you think!

September 9, 2012 - 6:42 pm

Aneeqah - Happy belated birthday Magan! I hope you had a fun filled day. <3 I think Fanthomless is a companion to the first two books in the series, so I don't think it's necessary to read the first two. And Estelle sent a seriously awesome package! She is so awesome. πŸ˜‰ And Magan, you seriously need to read City of Bones!! Cassie is a total genius. You need to experience the awesomeness of her books. Seriously.

Fabulous haul!! Enjoy all your books! <3

September 9, 2012 - 5:52 pm

VeganYANerds - Ha, you are adorable, Magan! And good luck with all your home stuff, I hope you sell everything and the project goes well!

Estelle sent you such a lovely package, I think the US paperback cover of TPS is perfect!

I’ve sort of given up on Clare’s books but I did enjoy the first 3 when I read them years ago, so I hope you do too!

September 9, 2012 - 4:15 pm

April Books & Wine - You actually look fine without make up I AM SO JEALOUS OF YOUR PRETTY SKIN SO JEALOUS.

Also, that’s so sweet of Estelle to send you such a thoughtful package. Happy birthday!

September 9, 2012 - 2:30 pm

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - Happy birthday again! What wonderful book-ish birthday surprises! I hope that you enjoy City of Bones as much as I did. I don’t think I was fully prepared for how addicting the series would be, but once I started I couldn’t stop! Enjoy =)

September 2012 Young Adult Book Releases

    SO MANY of our friends are back in school now that September has rolled around again. If you’re one of those people we a) wish you the best of luck getting back into the routine of school and b) hope you’ll find something fun to read below when you need a much needed […]

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September 12, 2012 - 2:08 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - Origin is FREAKING AWESOME. And I loved Burn for Burn too! I have a bunch of books on this list that I have yet to read, but I will soon!

September 9, 2012 - 1:56 pm

Magan: Shelve It -- September 9, 2012 - […] A List of September 2012 Young Adult (YA) Book Releases >Β A Review of Where You Are by Tammara Webber > A Review of All Summer Long by Susan Mallery […]

September 8, 2012 - 4:24 pm

Tara - I always LOVE your lists πŸ™‚ This one has me going into a mild panic attack though because I have so many of them and I haven’t read most yet! AGHHH!!!

September 8, 2012 - 3:30 pm

Kristen Evey - WoW! SO many good books coming out this month and next. Eeek! Must finish reading the pile I already have! Most of these sound like ones I will read eventually, but I think I’m most excited about Drama & Origin right now. I’ve heard good things about both. πŸ™‚ Thanks for the list!

September 8, 2012 - 11:07 am

Lisa - What’s Left of Me! Probably the one I’m looking forward to most. Okay fine, that and The Diviners. But honestly you probably already knew that.

Thanks for putting this list together!

Magan: Shelve It — August 26, 2012

Howdy, y’all! It’s officially the beginning of my birthday week. And I’m rocking out some new glasses (yep, I look like a nerd!) and sharing lots of goodies with you. I just HAD to get out of the house (I was going stir crazy) so I filmed my vlog outside today. Please forgive the crazy […]

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August 28, 2012 - 4:20 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - I am exploding with happiness over your Shelve It this week. There is just TOO MUCH goodness for me to handle!

1. SHIVER – Oh, how I love Maggie. She’s one of my favorite authors EVER, because I find her writing lyrical and beautiful and different from most authors I read. Love this book (though I’m not as big a fan of the two that come after it!)

2. GRAFFITI MOON – It’s a must read. Seriously. I read it in less than a day, and read it again, and I loved it. I don’t have my own actual copy (I read it through NetGalley), but I’m definitely planning on getting it.

3. CIRCLE OF MAGIC – YES. This is SO GOOD. I LOVE this series. It’s Macky’s favorite series, out of all of Tamora’s series, so that definitely says a lot, don’t you think?

4. STAT – Love. This is such a cute book.

I have yet to read The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, but I swear I’m going to do that soon!!

You look great by the way, and the glasses are fab πŸ™‚

August 28, 2012 - 12:04 pm

Lena - LOOOVE your new glasses. It totally makes your bright blue eyes stand out.

You are going to love, love, love Graffiti Moon. I wish I could hug it. I mean, umm…yeah, that’s what I meant.

LOVE YOU!

August 28, 2012 - 10:59 am

April Books & Wine - Ahhhh. There is so much winning involved here. Like okay, I love me some Shiver and Tamora Pierce and The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight. And Graffiti Moon.

Sigh. SO MUCH GOOD TASTE I LOVE IT!

August 27, 2012 - 9:44 pm

Paige - I read The Statistical Probability of Love At First Sight a month or two ago and I really enjoyed it! I hope you enjoy everything you got this week =)

My IMM =)

August 27, 2012 - 8:45 pm

elena - AWWW I am so glad you liked my gift + it actually got to you! Happy early birthday and I really, really hope you enjoy all your books. <333

August 26, 2012 - 5:34 pm

Melissa - Those Circle of Magic books look really good! I need to check them out! And I really liked both Shiver & Graffiti Moon…hope you love them!

Happy Early Birthday!

My
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August 26, 2012 - 10:52 am

Ginger @ GReads! - You are so not a nerd.. I love your glasses! I can’t wait for you to read Shiver. I have a feeling you’re going to love Maggie’s words. Ahhh such great stuff.

August 26, 2012 - 9:09 am

Tara - You got some amazing books this week! I swear, book bloggers are some of the best people EVER. PS – I’m loving your glasses A LOT.

August 26, 2012 - 6:29 am

VeganYANerds - Yay, birthday month (August is the BEST birthday month!) So of course you should treat yourself to books!

I’m excited for you to read Graffiti Moon, I hope (and think) that you will like it!

Love the new glasses, hun! xox

Magan: Shelve It — August 12, 2012

Hello, friends! I’m tuning in for another Shelve It today. I apologize that I’m not doing a vlog for this one, but it’s a crazy, crazy weekend of work for me. I made another trip to the library and received a surprise book in the mail from Simon & Schuster this week… FromΒ Simon & Schuster: […]

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August 13, 2012 - 4:06 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - The books you got this week look really great! Happy reading. And yay for Travel Tales – there’s going to be more awesomeness from all of us this week πŸ˜‰

August 13, 2012 - 10:56 am

Asheley (@BookwormAsheley) - I recently read Miracle and liked it!

August 12, 2012 - 8:35 pm

Paige - Ditched and Freshman Year & Other Unnatural Disasters were so good! I hope you enjoy everything!

My IMM =)

Paige @ Comfort Books

August 12, 2012 - 7:31 pm

Tara - Miracle and Freshman Year are both great books! Miracle is an emotional whirlwind, while Freshman Year is just plain cute and fun. Great choices and I hope you enjoy!

August 12, 2012 - 6:45 pm

Sharon @ Fictionally Inclined - Hooray for the library! I’m an Elizabeth Scott fan but haven’t even heard of Miracle before. I have no idea how that happened; definitely adding this one to my list! It sounds thoroughly intriguing.

August 12, 2012 - 5:12 pm

VeganYANerds - Yay, I’m so glad the books arrived, I really hope you love both of them, they’re 2 of my faves of 2012!

Also you got some great books from the library, Freshman Year… and Miracle sound SO good! xox

August 12, 2012 - 4:19 pm

Liz - I always love all of your recommendations….I feel like I’m always in a rut after I finish a great book. Checking out your Shelve It’s solve the problem. πŸ™‚

Magan: Shelve It 07/29/2012

Hello, hello friends! I hope you’re having a fantastic Sunday. My husband and I are with our dogs at the beach this weekend celebrating our 8 year wedding anniversary! (It’s actually on Tuesday, the 31st.) I recorded this Shelve It a little earlier in the week to make sure I could stop in to say […]

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August 1, 2012 - 3:35 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - First of all, CINDER! I’m such a fan after finishing the book – it’s absolutely brilliant. Can’t wait to read Scarlet!

Also, I enjoyed Burn for Burn even though it was filled with a lot of things that I may not have necessarily agreed with. It was fun for me to read though!

July 30, 2012 - 9:36 pm

Sash from Sash and Em - Makes sure to have cupcakes on hand when you’re reading Bittersweet. You *will* crave them! πŸ™‚

July 30, 2012 - 3:11 pm

Asheley (@BookwormAsheley) - I just read my first E Scott book myself, but it was Miracle. I liked it. I LOVED Cinder but it seems like forever ago that I read it. I need to reread it before Scarlet comes out. Great stuff!

July 29, 2012 - 11:06 pm

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - P.S. And happy anniversary! Eight years – wow! That’s longer that my husband and I have even been together!

July 29, 2012 - 11:05 pm

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - YAY! Glad to hear that you’re enjoying Cinder! It took me a little while to warm up to the story, but once I got sucked in, I couldn’t put it down until I was done. I LOVED Cinder’s little robot friend (whose name is escaping me at the moment).

Thanks for posting that you borrowed The Rivals — I finished reading it last week, and completely forgot to a) write a review and b) update Goodreads! Whooooooooops… hope that you like the book!

July 29, 2012 - 8:57 pm

elena - I agree about reading too many books in the same genre at the same time! I try to break it up, like I read a sci-fi then fantasy then paranormal etc. I’m so excited for Burn for Burn. I think I requested it on Netgalley then cancelled it since it took awhile to get back to me. I can’t wait to see the fun things you have coming up. I admire you & her husband for eating so healthily! I do not have the self-control for that and you definitely will get heaps of cupcakes from Bittersweet. Happy reading! πŸ™‚

July 29, 2012 - 8:33 pm

Keertana @ Ivy Book Bindings - I loved Bittersweet and can’t wait to see what you think of Burn for Burn! Happy Reading!(:

~Keertana
Ivy Book Bindings

July 29, 2012 - 7:56 pm

Brittani - Awesome set of books! I absolutely loved Bittersweet! It was such a cute read! I hope you enjoy all your books! πŸ™‚

July 29, 2012 - 6:08 pm

Anna - PS: OH YES and yay to Cinder and Bittersweet too!

July 29, 2012 - 6:08 pm

Anna - Eeee I feel like we’re actually hanging out because you talk to me directly in this blog. Whee! And, yes, I am THRILLED re: Stealing Heaven. I really hope you love it <3

July 29, 2012 - 5:41 pm

VeganYANerds - Firstly I am a bit jealous of your beachy weekend, I hope you guys are having a lovely time πŸ™‚

Secondly, yay for library books! I’ve only read one Elizabeth Scott (Something, Maybe) but I definitely want to read more and I’ve had the Viola book on my to-read list for a while.

I thought the same thing about Bittersweet, the cupcakes hooked me but you’re not missing anything! I baked cupcakes for a picnic yesterday and the sugar hit was terrible after just ONE! So stick with your clean eating πŸ˜‰

July 29, 2012 - 5:24 pm

The Bumble Girl - Hi Magan! Happy Anniversary to you and hubs! Hope you’re having a fab time πŸ™‚
I read Keep Holding On and loved how Susane told this story – I think you’ll like it too!
I need to get Cinder! The cover is amazing and I need to see this version of it!
Enjoy your reads! I look forward to seeing what you think of them!!!

July 29, 2012 - 11:51 am

Aneeqah @ My Not So Real Life - Cinder!! That one is so good. I read it waay back in December, but I’m still always ranting about how good it is! πŸ˜‰ Burn For Burn sounds like such a fun read- a book about revenge? I’m totally sold. Bittersweet is such a cute read, although you definitely should have some cupcakes around when you read it, it definitely makes you super hungry! [My mouth is watering just thinking about it…] Anyways, fantastic haul Magan! <3 Enjoy your anniversary!

July 29, 2012 - 10:57 am

Tara - CINDER!!! I’m so glad you picked this one up and I am a little (or maybe a lot) jealous you have Scarlet to read right after! I want to hear ALL about it when you’re finished πŸ™‚

July 29, 2012 - 10:36 am

kailia @ Reading the Best of the Best - I absolutely love Elizabeth Scotts books but I haven’t read this one yet! I have yet to read Cinder and I can’t wait to get Burn for Burn in my hands!

~Kailia @ Reading the Best

July 29, 2012 - 10:27 am

Ginger @ GReads! - Anna recommended Stealing Heaven to me too, & I absolutely LOVED it! I think it’s a great E Scott book to start off with. If you like that one, may I suggest The Unwritten Rule next? I really enjoyed that one as well.

I am curious about this Viola book. You’ll have to tell me how it is. That cover looks like a very Magan book πŸ˜‰

Andddddd… I get to see your beautiful face on FRIDAY!! YAY!!!