Stacking the Shelves (4) July 7, 2012Posted by thehypermonkey in Book talk.
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Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted byTyngaReviews.com and is a book haul post to show off everything you purchased or received for review.
Eve by Anna Carey
Tomorrow Land by Mari Mancusi
Deadly Engagement by Lucinda Brant
A Night of Secrets by Lori Brighton
Macbeth: A Novel by A.J. Hartley and David Henson
Presage by Betsy Cheung
I didn’t get as many books this week as I did last week, I still got a fair amount. Eve and Tomorrow Land were recommended books by Amazon. Both are YA novels. Eve is a dystopian novel. It takes place in a world where a virus has ravages the land. Eighteen-year-old Eve learns the true reason behind the school she’s been going to all these years and flees for her her life.
Tomorrow Land is more of a romance. It’s also a post-apocalyptic novel. The world has been ripped apart and so has been Peyton and Chris’ love. Then they’re thrown together again. Is it possible for them to rekindle that love? We’ll see! They’ll also have to save the world. Sounds interesting! It was originally published with the title Razor Girl which I found very intriguing. Why that title?
Deadly Engagement is actually the first book to the series of the book, Deadly Affair, that I got last week. The series is called the Alec Halsey Crimance and they’re Georgian historical mysteries. The second book is fine as a stand-alone book which is great because it was free so I got a taste of Brant’s writing style. I enjoyed it so much I bought the first book. I’ll review the books in weeks to come.
A Night of Secrets is another tawdry paranormal vampire romance. I don’t expect much from it except light entertainment. Hopefully I’ll be pleasantly surprised after my low expectations. Realistically speaking, I doubt it.
Macbeth: A Novel was Friday’s Kindle Daily Deal. It’s Shakespeare’s play adapted to novel form. I’ve always had a hard time reading plays. Hopefully this book will be a good adaptation and will open my eyes to the world of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
Presage was submitted to me for review. It’s a YA dystopian novel and it looks interesting. The Amazon reviews make it look promising. The blurb is a little confusing. I’m not sure if it’s about a reporter or if it’s about a software war or if it’s about a reporter who gets caught up in a techno-war. I suppose all will be made clear once I read the book. Blurbs are hare really hard to write so I try not to judge the book too harshly by them.
That’s all from me this week! There’ll be more Stacking the Shelves next week!