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Stacking the Shelves [#2]


Stacking the Shelves is a meme held over at Tyngna’s Reviews. It is all about sharing the books on your shelves, physical or virtual. A great way to share books that you have purchased online, in bookstores, borrowed from the library, received for review or purchased as e-books.

I went to the library again today, returned four books and picked up five more! Eek, I couldn’t help myself they look so good!


1) Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella

I love Sophie Kinsella as I have previously mentioned. I have been meaning to pick her newest novel up for a while now. I am trying to cut down on the amount of books I buy, so when I saw this in the library – I grabbed it!

2) The Watch that Ends the Night: Voices of the Titanic by Allan Wolf

I have always enjoyed learning and reading about the Titanic. My husband watches lots of documentaries about it too. Browsing the teen section I came across this, on the top shelf with the cover facing me. I immediately picked it up, then noticed that the entire book is written in verse, poems and letters. It has a pretty high average rating on Goodreads too.


3) The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black

I have heard a lot about this book on BookTube and book blogs. I read Doll Bones by Holly Black last year and although I enjoyed it I’m hoping this one might be a little more ‘grown up’.

4) Elijah’s Mermaid by Essie Fox

The spine drew me in on this one. When I picked it up off the shelf I then realised what book it was, one that has been circulating BookTube lately. It has an exceptionally beautiful cover. I don’t really know too much about it.

5) Little Bones by Janette Jenkins

I always try to pick up a book that I have heard absolutely nothing about. I picked this one purely based on its cover. It only has 6 ratings on Goodreads and is historical fiction, something I’m not used to reading. We shall see how it goes!


6) Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

I have not read any books by this author. I actually found this at work and claimed it for free! We were cleaning out the prop and costume cupboard and a huge bag of books were destined for the charity shop, this was in the bag so I took it home with me.

Have you read any of these books? Do any interest you?


Author: Stacie

UK Lifestyle & Parenting Blogger. Dog Lover. Nutella Obsessed. Diet Coke Drinker.

9 thoughts on “Stacking the Shelves [#2]

  1. I didn’t know these ones but I really liked the covers. I hope you’ll enjoy them all. Happy reading!

    here is mine

  2. I’ve been meaning to read the Coldest Girl in Downtown forever! I like Holly Black’s MG stories. 🙂 My StS!

  3. I enjoyed The Coldest Girl in Coldtown. It is definitely more YA than Doll Bones. None of the other books you show have hit my TBR mountain yet. Come see what I got at Ms. Martin Teaches Media and Inside of a Dog. Happy reading!

  4. Great haul. I read The Time Traveller’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger and absolutely loved it, I have had A Fearful Symmetry on my bookshelf for years now and still haven’t read it, which is really terrible. I hope you enjoy all of your books 🙂 My STS.

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