Sunday Post (55) / Stacking the Shelves (35)

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It’s a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.

Hello all,

So looks like Kim will be playing around with the Bookmunchies new layout, so expect weird changes/missing things etc. Hopefully we’ll have everything up and running smoothly very quickly (: The weather’s finally warming up! And I really need to book my flights and plan my trip soon, eep.

– Cyn



✖ Musing About Things: Retellings vs. Fanfictions (Kim’s)
✖ Teaser Tuesday: The End of Mr. Y by Scarlett Thomas & Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas
✖ ARC REVIEW: The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski
✖ Waiting on Wednesday: Broken Hearts, Fences, And Other Things to Mend by Katie Finn
✖ Romantic Thursday Review: The Wicked Wallflower by Maya Rodale
✖ ARC Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver


✖ Musing about Things: ?! something or other!
✖ Teaser Tuesday: !?!? Whatever I happen to read!
✖ ARC Review: Ask Again  Later
✖ Waiting on Wednesday: It’s a surprise!
✖ Romantic Thursday review: The Summer I Found You
✖ ARC Review: The Shadow Prince
✖ Forever 1!??!!? back to being lazy apparently…


The READS & Announcements 

Read/Currently reading:
1. Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham (4 Stars)
2. Desperately Seeking Suzanna by Elizabeth Michels (3.5 Stars)
3. The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain


YA Contemp Challenge

Because apparently I don’t know when to stop! I’ve decided to do the YA contemporary challenge, too since there’s so many good ones coming out this year and I’ve been hopping back on the train anyways.

Things to follow!

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STSmall_thumb25255B225255DStacking the Shelves post! Hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, Stacking the Shelves is a chance to showcase new books, ones checked out from the library, bought, won or received for review.

Just a couple (:

IMG_2629(01) The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

(Yup…that happened last night). It the one everyone’s been waiting for! Mine finally arrived in the mail, and boy is it pretty in real life.

The Wizard's Promise - Cassandra Rose Clarke(02) The Wizard’s Promise by Cassandra Rose Clarke

I admit, I really wanted to read this book for the cover. The guy on the front reminds of the Lich in Adventure Time, ha! Also, I do enjoy Cassandra Rose Clarke’s books and from what I gathered this one, is based in the same universe as the The Assassin’s Curse [my review] & Pirate’s Wish [my review].

Author: Cyn

noun. a bum OT, procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

0 Replies to “Sunday Post (55) / Stacking the Shelves (35)”

  1. I got Winner’s Curse on audio. Awesome haul Cyn!

    1. Yay! I hope you enjoy it, it was a pretty interesting read (:

  2. Good luck with the layout, hope it all goes well. Read your post on retellings vs fanfic and thought it was good. A touchy subject for some- my own thought is I’m fine with fanfic for the most part, agree with Jo’s comments on that post.

    Have a great week.

    1. Thanks! I’m going to try to leave it mostly to Kim haha. I agree, I’m usually pretty good with fanfics for the most part too.

  3. This has been quite a busy week, have a nice sunday 🙂

    1. Thanks for stopping by (:

  4. I can’t wait to see the gorgeous finished copies of Winner’s Curse. I’m actually in the middle of reading it now, but I did take a little peek at your review and I’m so glad to hear you say it gets better in the second half!

    1. I was so happy that the finished copy is just as pretty in real life as it did on the computer haha. I hope you’re enjoying it! The second half is definitely the best part of the book 😉

  5. Great books, I got Wizard’s Promise and can’t wait to read it, hope you enjoy it 🙂 Winner’s Curse is on my wishlist and I keep hearing good things about it, will definitely have to get myself a copy soon.

    Happy reading this week 🙂

    1. Yay! Hope you enjoy it, too! I hope you get Winner’s Curse soon than, it’s definitely an intriguing read (: And it’s so pretty haha.

  6. Looks like you have a bunch of great books coming up! Stopping by from The Sunday Post (old follower).

    Jessica @ Tales Between the Pages

    1. Thanks for stopping by! I really need to get writing those reviews haha.

  7. Nice haul! I am reading The Winner’s Curse right now. 🙂 Enjoy it.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s Sunday Post

    1. Awesome, I hope you’re enjoying it! I really enjoyed the second half.

  8. Ah, a fellow wine drinker and reader. 🙂 Do you usually drink whites? Have a great week!

    1. A combination of two loves 😉 Yup, I love white. I’m pretty indiscriminate when it comes to wine though, white, red, blush, I like them haha.

      1. A good friend of mine share a membership to the local wine club. 🙂 It’s a great excuse to get together once a month!

        1. Oh, that is nice! My friends and I always have a bottle or two at our book club meeting 😉

  9. The Winner’s Curse is getting so good press. Happy reading!

    1. I’m glad it ended up living up to most of the hype! Thanks for stopping (:

  10. I actually love the cover of Winner’s Curse. Oh, I am not brave enough for any blog re-styling 🙂
    Have a great week and Happy Reading!
    My Sunday post is here

    1. Me too, it’s so gorgeous right! …I’m not really brave enough either, I’m leaving it mostly to my co-blogger Kim, since she knows what she’s doing 😉

  11. Ahh, The Winners Curse, looks so pretty (I really have to pick up a hardcover asap) I’m just going to stare at it for a bit…Loving the restyle by the way! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by mine earlier.

    1. I could stare at it for a while too 😉 Thanks! It’s all Kim for the restyling haha.

  12. Ah! I have yet to see a finished copy of The Winner’s Curse and I want tooooooo. But, I definitely picked up The Wizard’s Promise because of the cover. 🙂 I’ve not read The Assassin’s Curse, but I’ve read her adult novel, The Mad Scientist’s Daughter, which was really good.

    Have a great week! 😀

    1. I couldn’t resist the intriguing cover! The Assassin’s Curse series is a fun adventure, I’ve read The Mad Scientist’s Daughter too, and that was definitely interesting. Thanks for stopping by!

  13. Ooo, the lovely The Winner’s Curse. I love that it’s next to the wineglass 😀 And great idea about the contemporary challenge! I don’t read too many contemporary novels as well. Good luck!

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. I was hoping to find some ice apple wine, but that was the closest I got 😉 Last year I didn’t too much, but this year I’ve been reading quite a lot of them, figured why not try the challenge!
      Thanks for visiting back (:

  14. I enjoyed The Winner’s Curse. I hope you love it. I really do like the cover for The Wizard’s Promise. I’ll have to check that one out. Happy reading!

    1. It was a pretty fantastic read!
      I couldn’t resist the cover of the Wizard’s Promise haha.

  15. Nice haul. I need to hurry up and order myself The Winner’s Curse, it looks amazing and the cover is gorgeous. I hope you enjoy your books 🙂 My STS.

  16. So jealous of The Winners Curse!! Great haul. Thanks for stopping by my STS as well.

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