Sunday Post (43) / Stacking the Shelves (23)

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.


Two exams down, one left! I’ve been studying and sneaking in some books for the End of the Year 2013 Readathon, so it’s been good. Haven’t done much else haha. I really must get Christmas presenting shopping soon! Happy Mid-December everybody!

– Cyn



✖ End of the Year 2013 Readathon: #ReadingCram Kickoff Post
✖ Teaser Tuesday: Steelheart by Brandon Sanderson & The Program by Suzanne Young
✖ Waiting on Wednesday: Sixteen Things I Thought Were True by Janet Gurtlet
✖ End of the Year 2013 Readathon: Day 3 Challenge – Top Ten Reads
✖ ARC REVIEW: How to Run With a Naked Werewolf by Molly Harper
✖ ARC REVIEW: The Promise of Amazing by Robin Constantine
✖ End of the Year 2013 Readathon: Day 6 Challenge – Seasonal book Recs


✖ Teaser Tuesday: !?!? Whatever I happen to read! & one from Kim!
✖ Review of Shadowdance by Kristen Callihan?
✖ Waiting on Wednesday: It’s a surprise!
✖ Review: The Compound by S.A. Bodeen (Kim)
✖ Review of ?!!?! Something I’ve been meaning to review?
✖ Updates & challenges to-and-fro of the End of Year 2013 Readathon
✖ Forever 1!??!!? I’m so bad at planning ahead sometimes


The READS & Announcements 

Read/Currently reading:
1. Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein (still reading…)
2. The Program by Suzanne Young (3.5-4 Stars)
2. Sleepless by Tracy Ward (3 Stars)
3. Truce by R.L Mathewson (3.5 Stars)
4. The Real Prom Queens of Westfield High by Laurie Boyle Crompton


Top 10 of 2013 copy


Hey guys! It’s almost that time of the year again!  Jaime @ Two Chicks on Books,  Mindy @ Magical Urban Fantasy Reads & Rachel @ Fiktshun are hosting the top ten of 2013. It’s a fun 5 days of sharing all the things you love, so don’t forget to sign-up and join the fun!


So is the new cool way to keep track of all the awesome bloggers on there, thanks to Ashley @ Nose Graze! I still need to spend some time on it to find everybody and get myself organized it, but please free to add me (HERE) and like Bookmunchies & I’ll do the same for you (:



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.

I finally made it to Edelweiss to grab some books.

Vivian Divine Is Dead - Lauren Sabel(01) Vivian Divine is Dead by Lauren Sabel

Thanks Katherine Tegen Books & Edelweiss! This book sounds like it’ll be both serious and hilarious (hopefully). Also, I quite entertained by the cover.

Don't You Forget About Me - Kate Karyus Quinn(02) (Don’t You) Forget About Me by Kate Karyus Quinn

Thanks Harper Teen & Edelweiss! I was definitely excited when this guy popped up! This was my WoW a while back & it still sounds good! The Pied Piper feel totally adds that extra creepy tone on top of the already cult-ish/paranormal scariness!

The Last Best Kiss - Claire LaZebnick(03) The Last Best Kiss by Claire LaZebnick

Thanks Harper Teen & Edelweiss! So this is a YA contemporary play on Jane Austen’s Persuasion! How adorable, I love the cover. I’ve read LaZebnick’s Epic Fail (the re-imagination of Pride and Prejudice) and it was quite adorable, so high hopes for this.

Sapphires Are an Earl's Best Friend - Shana Galen(04) Sapphires Are an Earl’s Best Friend by Shana Galen

Thanks Sourcebook Casablanca & Netgalley! So this is the final book the the Jewel of the Ton Series. The first two books were pretty enjoyable and I’m always up up for a Regency spy romance! Oh I almost forgot, I wrote a sorta useless review of If You Give a Rake a Ruby (Book 2) a while back. Since it was a Book & Munchies post, there’s food pictures at least!

Sleepless - Tracey Ward(05) Sleepless by Tracey Ward

Thanks Lite-Rate-Ture! I received this for a blog tour. I actually already read this for the End of the Year 2013 Readathon. It was pretty crazy. Definitely an interesting almost superhero/romance book. I need to be more aware of if books are the first in a series…

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 (43) / Stacking the Shelves (23)”

  1. I’ve got (Don’t You) Forget About Me as well. Everytime I see the cover I think of The Breakfast Club, so that’s pretty awesome. And the cover just looks amazing anyway.

    Mind checking out my Sunday Post/Stacking the Shelves?

    Have a great week!


    1. Awesome! I’m really excited for it. It totally always makes me think of Breakfast Club too haha.

  2. Omg finals, I can’t wait for it to be over! There are so much better books to be read 😛 Good luck on yours! And oooh so many things to sign up for!

    Hope you have an awesome week, Cyn! 🙂

    1. Are you almost done!? I’m so excited for the holidays haha. Thanks, good luck to you too! yup, there’s always lots of things to sign up for 😉

  3. Vivian Divine is Dead sounds interesting. I had no idea about the Top 10. I am doing three days the 30, 31 and 1st with my top ten YA, NA and Adult reads. Too bad I am booked solid or I would move it around. Keep your head in the game for those finals and enjoy your reading.

    1. Ooh, I like the idea of the Three days of top YA, NA & Adult. I never really now what classifies at NA though haha. Thanks! Just one left, and I’m feeling confident about it (:

  4. Good luck w/ finals. Nice Top Ten list, I wanted to read All Our Yesterdays (the time travel element sounded cool) and dark Triumph too (liked the first one). Need to get to those…

    Heard steelheart was good too…

    1. Thanks! All Our Yesterdays was a great read! And a big YES to Dark Triumph!!
      I heard so too, I’m hoping to get to it soon. Kim really liked it (:

  5. Great book haul Cyn. I think Vivian Divine is Dead sounds funny and creepy too, and I almost picked up Don’t You Forget About Me, so I can’t wait to see how you like it 🙂

    1. I hope Vivian ends up being a good mix of the two! I’m hoping Don’t You Forget About Me lives up to the excitement haha

  6. 10 days till Christmas and I’m not done shopping either. I feel so behind this year. Definitely going to check out Top 10 of 2013. Sounds fun!

    Hopping through SP participants.

    Holly @ Words Fueled by Love

    1. Eep! I always feel behind haha. Yay! can’t wait to see your top 10s!

  7. i was able to download the harperteen books the other week via edelweiss too. i’m so excited to read them, especially don’t you forget about it. i’m been hearing great things about the author and i’m eager to see for my self. happy reading 🙂

    hope you can stop by my StS/Sunday post.

    -michelle @ Michelle & Leslie’s Book Picks

    1. There were so many good ones right! Definitely excited to check it out!

  8. Yay to being almost done with exams! 🙂 Great book haul! Enjoy!

    1. o/ confetti! Thanks!

  9. I also have The Last Best Kiss! I didn’t download Don’t You Forget About Me though – I have too many books to read! Perhaps later, closer to the release date, I’ll download it and read it.

    Good luck on YOUR exams! Then YAY winter break! *dances*

    Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. It looks so cute! I think that’s a good plan. There’s a few I’m waiting on too, to see if I’ll actually have the time before the release date.

      Thanks! So excited for the break!

  10. The Top Ten thing sounds really awesome, may have to try and take part in that myself! I also have Sleepless for a blog tour, but haven’t gotten to that one yet. I hope you enjoy them all 🙂 New BL follower. My Sunday Post.

    1. I hope you do! Sleepless wasn’t bad, hope you enjoy it! Thanks for following!

  11. Oh good luck on your tests! And have a great week. I’ll have to look into that hop. 🙂 Thank you!

    1. Thanks! The Top 10 is always fun 😉

  12. I was the book blogging site I am going to have to check it out.

    I have Don’t you forget about me.. I can’t wait to read it 🙂
    Plus I was looking at Vivian Divine was Dead but I wasn’t sure.
    Hope you enjoy your books 🙂

    Happy reading
    Because reading is better than real life

    1. I’m definitely excited for Don’t You Forget About Me. I was a bit iffy about Vivian too but caved b/c it sounds like quite the crazy adventure haha. Thanks!

  13. The Last Best Kiss looks cute! I hope you enjoy all your reads. Thanks for stopping by my STS:)

    1. Thanks! Epic Fail was super cute, so I’m hoping Last Best Kiss it too (:

  14. Thanks for stopping by my Sunday Post! I’m doing the read-a-thon too – I’ll have to go check out your read-a-thon posts!

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

    1. Hope you’re Read-a-thon is going well! I think I’m on track-ish haha. Thank for stopping by!

  15. I got Viviane Divine as well, I can’t wait to read it! Hope you enjoy all of these 🙂

    Check out my STS this week!

    1. Yay! I hope you enjoy it too!

  16. Your schedule for next week made me laugh. I don’t do the Sunday Post, because my schedule for next week is always blank until the last possible minute! 🙂

    1. I’m the worse at it! haha. I procrastinate too much and I always forget about book blitz and things until like a day before. Yup, that’s like me too.

  17. Ooh BookbLogging.Net sounds like a really awesome site! :DI am so going to sign up 😀 Have a great week 😀

    Here’s my My Sunday Post.

  18. Nice book haul! Vivian Divine is Dead looks absolutely gorgeous! Enjoy

  19. I’ve heard great things about Don’t You Forget About Me, I hope you’ll enjoy that one!
    Happy reading & thanks for stopping by my STS! (:

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