Stacking the Shelves | #8

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Click here to go to Tyngas blog.

I haven’t posted a stacking the shelves in a while because I haven’t been purchasing or receiving books the past couple of weeks. However, I just purchased 2 this morning and I picked 1 up in the middle of the week. April has been tough with final exams and now that I’m done with college until September I’m excited to get back into reading.

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Kobo
I got an email from kobo this morning saying that some popular eBooks are $1.99 for today only so I took a look and was pleasantly surprised with the two that I chose.
Red Rising (#1) by Pierce Brown

Darrow is a Red, a member of the lowest caste in the color-coded society of the future. Like his fellow Reds, he works all day, believing that he and his people are making the surface of Mars livable for future generations.

Yet he spends his life willingly, knowing that his blood and sweat will one day result in a better world for his children.

But Darrow and his kind have been betrayed. Soon he discovers that humanity already reached the surface generations ago. Vast cities and sprawling parks spread across the planet. Darrow—and Reds like him—are nothing more than slaves to a decadent ruling class.

Inspired by a longing for justice, and driven by the memory of lost love, Darrow sacrifices everything to infiltrate the legendary Institute, a proving ground for the dominant Gold caste, where the next generation of humanity’s overlords struggle for power. He will be forced to compete for his life and the very future of civilization against the best and most brutal of Society’s ruling class. There, he will stop at nothing to bring down his enemies… even if it means he has to become one of them to do so.  

I’ve been meaning to pick up this series for a long time but the price of the books just wasn’t doing it for me. I was so glad to find this book on the site!

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut

I featured this book in my 10 WWII Historical Fiction Books You Need To Read and So Do I post. I’ve been wanting to read this one for the longest time and I expected my boyfriend to own since he has practically all of his books. I couldn’t pass it up for 1.99.
Slaughterhous-Five is one of the world’s great anti-war books. Centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, Billy Pilgrim’s odyssey through time reflects the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.

Indigo Chapters



I got a full-time summer job that required office appropriate attire so I went to the mall to treat myself to some new clothes. I of course popped into the Chapters to see if they had any books that were on sale. I’ve been meaning to pick this one up after reading Bone Season but I was waiting for it to go to paperback because I need my series to match. I was lucky enough to find it and for only $15.
Paige Mahoney has escaped the brutal prison camp of Sheol I, but her problems have only just begun: many of the survivors are missing and she is the most wanted person in London…

As Scion turns its all-seeing eye on the dreamwalker, the mime-lords and mime-queens of the city’s gangs are invited to a rare meeting of the Unnatural Assembly. Jaxon Hall and his Seven Seals prepare to take centre stage, but there are bitter fault lines running through the clairvoyant community and dark secrets around every corner. Then the Rephaim begin crawling out from the shadows. But where is Warden? Paige must keep moving, from Seven Dials to Grub Street to the secret catacombs of Camden, until the fate of the underworld can be decided.

What book(s) have you added to your shelves this week? Comment down below!

14 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves | #8

  1. I have the top two books on my TBR shelf, need to read them. And I have The Bone Season as well. Need to read all of those! Great haul, good luck with your summer job. Thanks for stopping by my Sunday Post earlier!

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  2. Oh I want to read them all. Why does there have to be so many good books 🙂 I have Red Rising and Slaughter House Five sitting here from the library along with 15 other books. I hope you enjoy them.

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