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Estelle’s Shelve It >> 2/3/2013

weekly feature focusing on the books we bought, borrowed, and received from publishers

I’m pretty sure I did a Shelve It last year on Super Bowl Sunday (which fell on my birthday…) Oh my absolute favorite day in the world. Things are so tremendously different this year: new city, new place to live, an iPhone, my husband’s team is not actually playing tonight, and the half time show that will actually BE sexy. (I do hope Beyonce sings “Bootilicious”… it’s an old favorite.)

Anyway, one thing that remains constant around here are THE BOOKS. Hope you enjoy hearing about these! SORRY! It’s really long but I make a lot of hand gestures and my cat sort of says hi?

Borrowed:

Uses for Boys by Erica Lorraine Scheidt from Lena at Addicted to Novels! THANKS!
Wild Awake by Hilary T. Smith from Jamie at The Perpetual Page Turner. THANKS!

Gifted from Mandee at Vegan YA Nerds:

No Such Thing as Love by Ali Cronin
What’s Up with Jody Barton by Hayley Long
Under Southern Skies by Anne McCullagh Rennie

From NetGalley:

Someday, Someday Maybe by Lauren Graham
The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen
The Wanderer by Robin Carr
The Reece Malcolm List by Amy Spadling
Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg

Bought:

If We Kiss by Rachel Vail
Once Was Lost by Sara Zarr
The Deadly Sister by Eliot Schrefer
Young House Love by Sherry + John Petersik
Love is a Canoe by Ben Schrank

On the blog:

A Literary Birthday — From What I Remember
Attention, Attention: Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe
A review of Star Crossed by Jennifer Echols
A review of Scarlet by Marisa Meyer
A review of Hooked by Liz Fichera
A review of Austensibly Ordinary by Alyssa Goodnight

Have a great week!! And thanks for stopping by!

February 10, 2013 - 11:11 pm

Hannah @ So Obsessed With - I got approved for Someday, Someday, Maybe as well – and I’m so excited to read it. I’ve loved Lauren Graham ever since Gilmore Girls, so I hope I love her as an author, too. 🙂

February 6, 2013 - 11:04 pm

elena - HEY SEXY LAAAADY, please read that in Psy’s voice. Also, I would totally eat chocolate too if it was in my desk. Glad you’re enjoying Wild Awake. HOPE YOU ENJOY YOUR BOOKS!!

February 4, 2013 - 4:18 pm

Alexa Y. - I ditched the Super Bowl for Target last night, since I wasn’t particularly rooting for either team. Teehee.

Anyway, I hope you end up liking Unearthly! It really is a great series, and the angel thing is pretty interesting.

February 4, 2013 - 1:18 am

Bookworm1858 - I’m bummed about the Super Bowl outcome 🙁 but don’t really care too much. Looking forward to a great week of reading and hope the same for you 🙂

February 3, 2013 - 11:13 pm

Henry Circle - Three things: 1.) I love Sarah Zarr,too! Sweethearts was sweet and sad. 2) I want your cat. What a big cuddly baby! 3.) You are so pretty! If I looked like you, I would just make a huge banner of my face to put on my blog! lol Great vlog!

February 3, 2013 - 10:16 pm

Cynthia - Ahhhhh… I really hope you like Unearthly. I loooved it, it’s the only angel series I’ve kept up with. Your kitty is the cutest!!! =D

February 3, 2013 - 7:40 pm

VeganYANerds - I don’t get or care about the Super Bowl either, but then I’m an Aussie 😉

And yay, you went with Pepper, such a cute name for her! And I have to deal with Molly trying to knock over my camera each week, too!

Yay for Once Was Lost, I hope you like it. I have one more of Sara’s to read (not including her new release) – How To Save A Life.

HA! I love that you ate the chocolates already 😀 So glad you loved the package and that we’re psychic for sending each other polish + earrings!

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