Saturday, March 2, 2013

Stacking the Shelves: Matsuri Edition

Time for another Stacking the Shelves, hosted by Tynga's Reviews, in which I share the books that I've added to my shelves this week! Check them out:


I won one of Aprilynne Pike's valentine giveaway prize packs! Along with a sack of candy my co-workers are enjoying (I can't have dairy right now T-T), I received these two signed books:
  • Defy the Dark (ARC) - A short story collection by popular authors.
  • Wings by Aprilynne Pike (SC) - I haven't read the series yet, so when given the choice I picked the first book. While fairies aren't my thing, it's a New York Times Best-selling series, so of course I'll give it a try.

The Hunt (The Hunt, #1)
  • The Hunt by Andrew Fukuda (ARC) - This looked pretty good, so I thought I'd give it a try. My copy has the original ARC cover, which is different, but I don't mind.

PURCHASED - NEW (1/2 price)
Two Flowers for the Dragon, Vol. 1Two Flowers for the Dragon, Vol. 2Two Flowers for the Dragon, Vol. 3Tegami Bachi, Vol. 6: Letter Bee (Tegami Bachi, Letter Bee)
  • Two Flowers for the Dragon by Nari Kusakawa (Volumes 1-3, 5) (PB) - I scored at the Arizona Matsuri (the local yearly Japanese festival), especially considering this series is now out of print! I already had Volume 1, but 1-3 were a set. Overall, this completes my Two Dragons collection - until someone finishes publishing the series in English one day.
  • Tegami Bachi by Hiroyuki Asada (Volume 6) (PB) - This was the one and only series I followed online for a long while, and I can't wait until I collect the manga and rediscover it once more.

  • Incarceron by Catherine Fisher (SC) - I found out about this book last month and have been dying to get my hands on it! Already have Book 2, so here's hoping it's as awesome as it sounds.
  • Bloodlines by Richelle Mead (SC) - Everyone has been raving about Book 3, so even though the mention of "vampires" usually sends me running the other way, I decided to give it a try. I hope it's as good as everyone claims.

So what books did you add to your shelves this week?


  1. The Bloodlines series is amazing. It's also a very unique vampire story :) Defy The Dark also looks great and I really want to read the Wings series soon. Enjoy all your books!

  2. I just picked up Indigo Spell the third book in the Bloodline series. It's amazing, so I think you'll enjoy it. I also haven't read the Wings series. I'll look forward to hearing what you think.

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  3. Ooooo, The Hunt looks really good! Yay for winning cool books as well!

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  4. I've only read the first two in the Wings story, but I really ought to pick up the third and fourth and finish the series already.

    I'm jealous you got the Hunt, I've been dying to read it and I still need to read the Bloodlines series. Hope you enjoy all of your books.

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  5. I really hope you like Bloodlines? Have you read her other series Vampire Academy? I think most people will agree it is better than Bloodlines, although the Bloodlines series keeps getting better and better. Nice haul - thanks for sharing and happy reading!

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    Nicole @ The Quiet Concert

  6. New follower! YAY for Bloodlines, though it's my least favorite in the series. I thought I'd like Incarceron but I just really didn't. Oh and I've heard The Hunt is pretty good!

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  7. I love Bloodlines and I really want to read Incarceron!

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  8. I'm loving the covers of your winnings! Nothing beats a pretty cover. :) I hope you enjoy all of your goodies this week!