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Saturday, January 12, 2013

Goodie Basket (35): Book Haul and Blog Recap



Goodie Basket...is a weekly feature hosted here at Word Spelunking that showcases all the goodies (books, bookish things, reviews, interviews/giveaways/guest posts, blog tours, etc) that popped up in the Goodie Basket that is Word Spelunking each week.

(This meme is inspired by other book haul memes such as Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews, Showcase Sunday hosted by Books, Biscuits & Tea and Sunday Post hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer )


In my mailbox this week...


Pyr Books (sent from pub)

Harper Collins (sent from pub)

FOR THE 2ND ANNUAL MARCH MG MADNESS EVENT
Last week I opened up the sign-ups for the March MG Madness and books and swag have started to show up for this event. So, look out for my reviews of these books in March (and some giveaways!)...
**ARCS**


Genie Wishes by Elisabeth Dahl
Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

Like Bug Juice on a Burger by Julie Sternberg 
Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

Plastic Polly by Jenny Lundquist 
Aladdin Mix (sent from author)

Dorko the Magnificent by Andrea Beaty
Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

An Army of Frogs by Trevor Pryce
Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

Undertown by Melvin Jules Bukiet
Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

**FINISHED COPIES**

Abrams (sent from pub)

My Summer of Pink & Green by Lisa Greenwald
Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

Nerds by Michael Buckley
Abrams (sent from pub)

Abrams/Amulet (sent from pub)

The Popularity Papers by Amy Ignatow
Abrams (sent from pub)

The Marble Queen by Stephanie Blake
(sent from author)

SWAG


Plastic Polly bookmarks 
(sent from author Jenny Lundquist)
The Marble Queen candy necklace
(sent from author Stephanie Blake)
The Mindjack Trilogy bookmarks
(sent from author Susan Kaye Quinn)

EBOOKS FOR REVIEW

The Loop by Shandy Lawson
Hyperion (from Netgalley)

The Puppet Spell by E.L. Adams
Rowanvale Books (sent from pub for March MG Madness)

The Midnight Spell by Rhiannon Frater and Kody Boye
(sent for blog tour and review)

Big THANK YOUS to Pyr Books, Harper Collins, Abrams/Amulet, Jenny Lundquist, Stephanie Blake, Susan Kaye Quinn, Hyperion, and Rowanvale Books for all the bookish awesomeness this week!!!

Weekly Blog Recap
Author/Pub sign-ups are still open for the 2nd Annual March MG Madness Event. All authors are welcome!

This week I reviewed Touch of Death by Kelly Hashway and gave it only one and a half sad cupcakes; check my review out to find out why.

The Broken Blog Tour stopped by with a guest post from author A.E. Rought, and the Revolution 19 Blog Tour stopped by with my interview with author Gregg Rosenblum.

I spotlighted Walt Morton's funny and creepy YA book American Ghoul and I'm giving away three ebook copies (still open). I participated in the Release Book Blitz with an excerpt and ebook giveaway (still open). And finally, I helped reveal the awesome book trailer for the Mindjack Trilogy by Susan Kaye Quinn.

What did you get this week??



6 comments:

Molli @ Once Upon a Prologue said...

Ooh, The Crossing looks good! Enjoy all your new reads, chica!

My Book Haul

Grace Fonseca said...

Ooh The Midnight Spell looks good. I have loved every Rhiannon Frater book that I've ever read. Nice haul.

Grace

KtTurner said...

Wow, you received a lot of great goodies this week. I haven't heard of a lot of these, but can't wait to read your thoughts. Happy reading!

Katie ~ My Mailbox

Katie said...

Fabulous books this week. I also received The Crossing and it sounds pretty good. Happy reading!

Here’s my Stacking The Shelves!

Emily @ Falling For YA said...

I haven't heard of any of these books except The Loop which I am absolutely dying to read! Happy Reading =D

Emily @ Falling For YA

Paige said...

The Crossing looks pretty interesting! Let me know what you think of it. I hope you enjoy everything you got this week.

My IMM