Stacking the Shelves

Another week has passed and again I’m not entirely sure where it went. I didn’t post a Stacking the Shelves last week so I’m combining those books with this week’s mail. Did you hear about the possibility of a Labyrinth reboot? I…just don’t know what to make of this. The idea has been talked about prior to Bowie’s passing but ugh. I don’t know. I don’t think I could see anyone else as Jareth. I think if they made a movie that was really different than the original it might be ok? I just don’t know.

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Now onto the books…Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tyngaโ€™s Reviews is a weekly meme where you show what books youโ€™ve purchased, gotten from the library, received from giveaway, as gifts or for review.

The Books

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Thank you Disney, Random House, Harper, McDuffie Communications, Scholastic, Mary, Rachel, Julie, Penguin, Macmillan and St. Martins! What an amazing haul! I have zero self control so I dropped all things to read The Star-Touched Queen. I don’t know if you follow me on Twitter but I’ve been so eager to read it and had really high expectations. You can see what I thought here. I received The Crown’s Game last week and read it immediately. It was a 5 star read for me. I’m so excited to dive into these other books.

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What do you think of a Labyrinth reboot? Are you excited about any of the books I’ve gotten in the last two weeks?

Comments

  1. says

    ADAGJNAGIHAGURH SO MANY PRETTIES! I’ve had the pleasure of reading Starflight, Summer of Supernovas, and A Study in CHarlotte, and I ADORED ALL OF THEM! I am really looking forward to The Gilded Cage and A Week of Mondays so you MUST lmk how they are!!! <3 I hope you enjoy the books!

  2. says

    Wow, that is an impressive collection! I have only heard good things about The Star Touched Queen, though I really hope it is not similar to The Wrath and The Dawn with was captivating. So I’ve marked the publication date already in my calendar ๐Ÿ˜‰
    Thanks for making me even more curious now ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Cheers
    Kati

  3. says

    Gorgeous post Kristen. <3 Aw, I hope that reboot will be okay ๐Ÿ™‚ I have yet to see the first one. But SOOON ๐Ÿ˜€ I do think I might enjoy it. Maybe. And ahhhh. I am forever jealous of how amazing you are sweetie. <3 You get ALL THE BOOKS. I just. A bit jealous. Sigh. But so so so so so happy for you ๐Ÿ˜€ Yay for loving The Star-Touched Queen. <3 I hope I might get it, but I only emailed about it a couple of days ago, so probably not. Sigh. But fingers crossed ๐Ÿ˜€ And ahhh. All the others looks amazing too ๐Ÿ˜€ I really liked Rebel of the Sands. And want that version of the ARC very much ๐Ÿ˜€ So pretty. <3 Everything looks gorgeous. Sigh. I hope you will love all of it the most ๐Ÿ™‚ Happy reading. <3

  4. says

    Oh wow!!! So many beautiful shiny new reads!!! Starflight is one I am looking forward to, though I still want to read Landers’ first set of books too! And oooh The Star Touched Queen is one i just added to my need it list! LOL! Seeing Rebel of the Sands a lot so naturally, I’m getting curious about it! And ooh Dream On! I still need to read Dream a Little Dream! So behind it seems!

    I too remember hearing about a possible Labyrinth revival. I thought I remembered hearing something about a possible “sequel” so, same characters possibly, like maybe Toby being older? Not sure if I could handle a remake though. I think I could possibly like it if they introduced it as a “new Goblin King” because if they go with Jareth I will be most upset because that role belongs to Bowie! But if they were to introduce “Gareth” who overthrew Jareth or some such scenario, I might be more open to that. Or you know, it be Jareth Jr. because Sarah came back after a year! Lol.

    Happy Reading!!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so stop by then if you can!

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower ๐Ÿ™‚

  5. says

    This is kind of random, but I <3 how you keep experimenting w/ your STS the pictures. ๐Ÿ˜€

    We should swap notes on the Gilded Cage!!!

  6. says

    That looks like a fantastic haul of books and at least three of those are ones I’m really excited to read (The Star-Touched Queen, The Crown’s Game, and Rebel of the Sands). I tried The Silver Witch as an audio book but I had a hard time getting into it. The premise was interesting but I found it kind of slow. I hope you like it though.

  7. Tanya Phillips says

    Firstly labryinth I don’t think they should remake it. Although the special effects now would be amazing. I meant to record it last night as it was in for the girls to watch although I think they would be scared.

    What a fantastic hall of books. I haven’t read any of those.

    I actually wrote a review this week which I am pleased about as seemed to lose my mojo. I have read some good books this week but yesterday I really struggled to find a book that enthused me and started three. They were good but think I fancy a change and may look for some In depth books.

    I had some bad news this week in that one of our best friends list his mum to the big C. I find it so hard to know what to say and do in these situations.

    Have a good week X

  8. says

    It’s not a reboot, apparently — it’s meant to be a sequel. I haven’t seen Labyrinth at all, though, so I should probably, you know, do that.

    Looks like you had a great haul of books! You’ve made me very curious about The Star-Touched Queen.

  9. says

    Okay, everyone has said this already but you always haul amazing books! A little ARC envy showing.. ;). Anyway, I’m looking forward to THE CROWN’S GAME, SQUARE ROOT OF SUMMER, and SUMMER OF SUPERNOVAS a lot! I’ve read A STUDY IN CHARLOTTE and I love it soooo much so I hope you enjoy it as much as I did :),

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