Saturday, March 28, 2015

Stacking the Shelves #92 & Weekly Wrap-Up

Stacking The Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s ReviewsIt is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can include books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks.

This week, I added the following books to my shelf.

(The Watersong Quartet #1)
Amanda Hocking  

Fall under the spell of Wake—the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking—and lose yourself to the Watersong.

Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They're the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers in town for the summer, Penn, Lexi and Thea have caught everyone's attention—but it’s Gemma who’s attracted theirs. She’s the one they’ve chosen to be part of their group.

Gemma seems to have it all—she’s carefree, pretty, and falling in love with Alex, the boy next door. He’s always been just a friend, but this summer they’ve taken their relationship to the next level, and now there’s no going back. Then one night, Gemma’s ordinary life changes forever. She’s taking a late night swim under the stars when she finds Penn, Lexi and Thea partying on the cove. They invite her to join them, and the next morning she wakes up on the beach feeling groggy and sick, knowing something is different.

Suddenly Gemma is stronger, faster, and more beautiful than ever. But her new powers come with a terrifying price. And as she uncovers the truth, she’s is forced to choose between staying with those she loves—or entering a new world brimming with dark hungers and unimaginable secrets.


Until the End
(Sea Breeze #9)
Abbi Glines

The backstory that fans have been clamoring for—how Rock and Trisha fell in love—is the final installment in the Sea Breeze series from New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines. And don’t miss the sizzling Epilogue, where Abbi wraps up all the Sea Breeze couples’ stories!

Trisha Corbin always knew how to hide a bruise. With her momma’s boyfriends unable to keep their hands off of her, she had no choice. And as long as it meant the guys wouldn’t go near her little brother, Krit, it was worth it. But her days of dreaming that Prince Charming would ever come rescue her are far, far in the past.

Rock Taylor always had a plan. Through football, he would rise above the life he was born into. A full ride to play for a major college team was within his reach—assuming he didn’t let anything get in his way. But scoring a date with the hottest girl in Sea Breeze was proving harder than expected. Trisha Corbin was every man’s walking fantasy, and she wouldn’t even glance his way. 

When Rock finally does get Trisha in his truck, it isn’t for a date. It’s because he picks her up on the side of the road, beaten and bruised and walking to the local hospital. Before Rock knows it, football is no longer his life. Trisha Corbin is. And he’ll do anything to save her. And keep her.

In addition to Rock and Trisha’s love story, this special novel contains the wrap-up stories of all your favorite Sea Breeze couples: Sadie and Jax, Marcus and Low, Cage and Eva, Preston and Amanda, Jess and Jason, Krit and Blythe, and Dewayne and Sienna.

Weekly Wrap-Up

Well, today marks the first day of the kids school holidays. 
No getting up early.  No lunches to be packed. And no rushing out the door for the next two weeks. Yay!
It's been a hectic term for my family so we sure can use the break.

As an early Easter present, I took my daughter to see Insurgent. Wow! It was just as amazing as the first. We both thoroughly enjoyed it and can't wait for the next one to be released. Shame it's going to be a while.

Books which featured on my blog this week:

TBR Tuesday ~Sons of Mayhem (Sons of Mayhem #1) by Nikki Pink

Teaser Tuesday ~ Gravity (The Taking #1) by Melissa West

Waiting on Wednesday ~ Changing His Game by Megan Erickson

Swoon Thursday ~ Hover (The Taking #2) by Melissa West

So... what did you add to your shelf this week?
I'd really like to know.
Please leave a comment below.


  1. Nice! Since I'm currently binging Amanda Hocking at the moment! I find myself curious about her other newer series Can't wait for your thoughts on Wake!

    My STS will be up tomorrow, so be sure to stop by then!

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. Oh nice! I have you enjoy your books. I've wanted to read Wake for a while and it keeps getting pushed back.

  3. I haven't read any of these but I hope you enjoy them!

    Tsuki’s STS

  4. Two Great Books This Week!!!!! I love Amanda Hocking and that book is in my TBR pile :) Abbi Glines is a rockstar and all of her books are fantastic! Enjoy <3

  5. Oh I read Wake a while ago now, but I remember liking it... and I love that Until The End cover! Happy reading!

  6. Wake wasn't really my cup of tea, but the cover is definitely gorgeous. I've really got to read other books by her, now that I think about it. I heard that the Trylle Series is really good.

  7. I'm so behind with Abbi Glines' books! I need to catch up! Happy reading :)

  8. I hope you're enjoying your break. It is nice to have one. :) Nice haul. I'm particularly happy to see Until the End since i know now that the series is complete. Now i just have to continue reading it. :)