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Shelve It: Books Books Lots of Books

weekly feature to share the books magan and estelle are adding to their bookshelves each week

Hello! How are you guys doing? Spring has finally arrived in New York, and I’m hoping to spend this Saturday in the sunshine! Yay! Hope you all are doing the same! I have lots of books to talk about today since it’s been so long since I posted a SHELVE IT. It’s bad. But I swear — all the books are good even if my wallet is hurting a little bit. I hope you enjoy the video!

In the video:

There Will Come a Time by Carrie Arcos — out April 15
The Battle of Darcy Lane by Tara Altebrando — out April 22 (why did I think this was May?!)
The Promise by Robyn Carr — out June 22 (not July)
The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz
Caminar by Skila Brown
Never Ending by Martyn Brown
The Art of Wishing by Lindsay Ribar (Thanks Ginger!)
Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy
This Side of Salvation by Jeri Smith-Ready
Going Over by Beth Kephart
Pointe by Brandy Colbert
Noggin by John Corey Whaley

A few more books in the mail…

Shelve It April 11

This is the Way by Gavin Corbett — a big kid book!
The Drowning by Rachel Ward — a YA thriller — out April 29 from Scholastic/Chicken House

Used bookstore finds (these were all a dollar each!):

Shelve It April 11 2

Feeling Sorry for Celia by Jaclyn Moriarty
On the Island by Tracey Garvis Graves
Blue Christmas by Mary Kay Andrews

On the blog this week:

Magan RETURNS with a vlog review of the highly anticipated Open Road Summer
The Summer Spring I Found You by Jolene Perry — high school senior with a secret + an army vet in need of a life plan
Why we need to pay attention to the old books on our bookshelves
The Here and Now by Ann Brashares — reverse dystopian about saving the world and falling in love

Enjoy your weekend! Buy books!!! Read read read! Tell us what you are loving right now!
And big thanks for stopping by as always!

April 27, 2014 - 5:55 pm

Hannah @ So Obsessed With - So many titles I haven’t heard about before! I’d already put Pointe on my wishlist after your rave Goodreads update, but now you’ve got me intrigued about a few others (especially There Will Come a Time). And I look forward to some of the others being read and reviewed by you!

April 16, 2014 - 8:41 pm

Liz - I’m so glad you loved POINTE as much as I did! I also recently bought NOGGIN and need to read it. I’m really looking forward to eventually picking up a hardcover of SIDE EFFECTS MAY VARY.

And I love your necklace. I need to get something similar for myself.

April 14, 2014 - 11:04 pm

Alexa S. - I swear, it’s like magic – you recommend something and I immediately know that I want it. I really want to read There Will Come a Time! It sounds incredible. And you already know I have Darcy Lane coming in the mail, and bought Pointe the other day. MORE BOOKS. ALL THE BOOKS.

April 13, 2014 - 12:58 am

Melissa @ Writer Grrl Reads - YOU ARE ADORABLE. Seriously. I’m super intrigued by all your five star reads! I love reading amazing book after amazing book — it’s the best! Hope your positive reading binge just keeps going and going 🙂

April 12, 2014 - 9:59 am

Stormy - I’m reading The Darkest Minds this weekend–I’ve been hesitant about the book, for some reason, even though it does seem like my kind of book, but I’m really enjoying it!
I’m really curious about This Side of Salvation & Pointe. I am especially in love with the cover for This Side of Salvation. It’s poster-worthy!
And I really hope you enjoy The Art of Wishing–it was one of my most pleasant reading surprises of the year!

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