Stacking the Shelves 19

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Wow, how is it September already? And I feel like I wrote that when it turned August.. this year is flying by, let alone the summer!

This past week has been busy on the blog!

Upcoming on Just a Lil’ Lost this coming week:

  • Recap of the Emily Giffin book signing and Lesley Livingston’s book launch party for Starling
  • Wrap-up (w/review link-ups) for August readalong with mine and Jenn’s brunch discussion of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer

For Review

Ballerina: Sex, Scandal and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection by Deirdre Kelly <– For read & review from publisher. I requested this after hearing Deirdre speak at the Tutu Project when I went to see the exhibit. Always loved the image of the ballet, so intrigued by this book.



Such Wicked Intent (The Apprentice of Victor Frankenstein, #2) by Kenneth Oppel <– Purchased on Chapters/Indigo online with their end of August sale.

Girl of Nightmares (Anna, #2) by Kendare Blake <– Purchased on Chapters/Indigo online. Granted I have read the FIRST book yet, however, I’m preparing for loving it when I read it this month in our September readalong (so if you haven’t read Anna Dressed in Blood yet either, join me & Lost in a Great Book!)

Starling (Starling, #1) by Lesley Livingston <– Purchased at Lesley’s launch party on Thursday night! Recap to come later this week :)

Fan Expo purchases

Betty and Veronica Storybook by Dan Parent <– Bought at Fan Expo.. I love Archie Comics and always loved the themed ones (I remember having a series of “Veronica goes to..” Hawaii, Canada, etc.) ones. This one does crossovers of The Wizard of Oz, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Alice in Wonderland!

The Best of Gloomies Vol 1 by Suzanne Miller <– These guys are adorable! She also had some larger prints of newer comics that were just as hilarious (I love the “Waldo finally invests in a cell phone” one). Bought the comic book and got a free (LARGE!) tee!

Also bought an adorable Harry Potter Hello Kitty button!


Beta (Annex, #1) by Rachel Cohn <– BEAUTIFUL shiny ARC gifted to me from Wendy

I’ll Seize the Day Tomorrow by Jonathan Goldstein <– ARC gifted from Wendy. Hadn’t heard of this one but the title made me laugh, so it definitely made me curious about it!


What did you get this week? Leave your link and I’ll be sure to check it out too!

Thanks for stopping by! 😎



  1. Great stuff!! I really need to read This Dark Endeavor. I saw Such Wicked Intent at B&N and wanted to get it, but I should get the first one lol!! I loved Girl of Nightmares. Starling sounds awesome. I love your comics and T-shirt.
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  2. Wow lots of great books this week. Love that you made it to Lesley Livingston’s book signing/launch. :)

    And BETA is near the top of my wishlist. Can’t wait to see what you think of it. :)
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  3. Signed Books are awesome. Enjoy your new books.

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  4. I am so absolutely jealous of Starling, Girl of Nightmares and BEta, they are all books that I just NEED to read! :)

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  5. I heard good things about the first boko Anna dressed in blog and everyone is so excited about that second book. I really need to catch up and read the first one !!!
    Happy reading !
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  6. Girl of Nightmares was fantastic! I can’t wait o read Starling..

    Happy reading!
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  7. That Gloomie t-shirt is cute!

    I’m curious about Starling.

    Also? Such Wicked Intent is super good. I hope you enjoy it.

    Happy reading.
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  8. So much awesome! You are so lucky you got your copy of Starling signed! I love Lesley Livingston. I hope you enjoy all the books you got. Thanks for sharing and happy reading!

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    What we got this WEEK
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  9. I can’t wait for Beta! I’ve been hearing some mixed reviews so I’m hoping I’ll enjoy it. I really like the colors on the cover. 😀 Enjoy your books this week!

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian
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  10. Great selection, Beta looks ace.
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  11. enjoy all . cute cards
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  12. You’ll LOVE Anna Dress in Blood! It’s fantastic! And I saw the Gloomies at Fan Expo too :) Totally meant to go back and buy the Waldo bookmark from her but I forgot at the end of the day 😛
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  13. Great purchases! I won a copy of This Dark Endeavour and can’t wait to read it. And I hope to read Girl of Nightmares next!

    Enjoy all your books!
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