Are you an avid reader looking for your next "fix"? Can't bear to be without some form of reading material in your spare time? Welcome to my world! Whether you are seeking a new book to "feed your need", or you are an author seeking an unbiased point of view on your own recent masterpiece, this is the place to be. With life as with books, you never know where the next step might take you...

QUICK NOTE...Update: 9/7/19

First of all, my heart goes out to all those affected by the recent heinous weather outbreaks, most recently being Hurricane Dorian. We were right in the path of Hurricane Michael (like so many others), and we're still trying to get back in our home. Things are very slow to progress towards normalcy...and every day presents a new headache/nightmare to deal with. Hopefully by month's end, we'll be back in there to start the next leg of recovery. Thanks for stopping by and sharing my bookish adventures. It helps remind me I'm not alone in this crazy journey called life.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

In My Shopping Bag (88)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren.
Through her guidelines, your post does not actually have to be named the same and thus my post shall be..."In My Shopping Bag".  (just fits with the "foodie" theme a bit better in my humble opinion)
Let's take a peek inside my shopping bag from this past week....and the week before.  Yep, I was a bad, bad blogger...but trust me, the bounty was worth it!  Get your wish lists ready, here come the books!

For Review
All Good Children by Catherine Austen
(ARC won via LibraryThing Early Reviewers)
Looks good, doesn't it?  Scheduled release is for October 2011 from Orca Books.  Additional note of exciting news....the author is going on a blog tour this November and December and guess who scored a spot?  Yep, your truly...stay tuned for more....


Hooper Finds a Family:  A Hurricane Katrina Dog's Survival Tale by Jane Paley
(Review copy courtesy of Arianna ay HarperCollins)
Out just in time for the anniversary of the natural disaster that affected so many lives, this children's title aims to shine a light on a positive outcome from the storm waters that would not subside.  Based on a true story...I'm expecting a tear or two along the way for this little fella...


Promisory Payback
by Laurel Dewey
(Review copies courtesy of Partners in Crime Tours)
Two short stories/novellas of the mystery sort....looks like a great October read, right?  Watch for the blog tour to swing through that very month!

Pumpkin Roll by Josi Kilpack
(Review copy courtesy of Tracee with Pump Up Your Book)
Tastey looking treat there...but that knife a little sinister looking or is it just me?  O_O  Watch for this pumpkin to transform into a review this October as the blog tour makes an appearance, right here at Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers...

White Knight by Raiza Denise
(Review copy courtesy of the author)
This one I'm curious about.  Why?  Well, let's just say the origins of inspiration were surprising to me.  As my review won't be for another month or two and I know you're curious, feel free to check out the author's site to discover more on your own in the mean time...


Picked Up
Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
In Her Shoes by Jennifer Weiner
The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Empty Chair by Jeffrey Deaver


This category is fairly large this time around especially with the close out savings from one of our local chain stores that closed.  Sad to see ANY bookstore close its doors, but I couldn't leave these books without a home....

Witch & Wizard by James Patterson
Troll's Eye View:  A Book of Villanous Tales edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling
The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
The Year of Yes by Maria Dahvana Readley

Twilight (Edward) Bookmark
Blank Journal
Skele-Animals Magnetic Bookmarks

Grey's Anatomy  Seasons 2, 3, and 6
Gossip Girl Season 2

Un Amico Italiano: Eat, Pray, Love in Rome by Luca Spaghetti
A Bibliophile Mystery: The Lies that Bind by Kate Carlisle


Our Tragic Universe by Scarlett Thomas
The White Devil by Justin Evans

Beyond Foo by Obert Skye
Trouble Twisters by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
The Third Circle of Heck, Blimpo by Dale E Basye
The Fourth Circle of Heck, Fibble by Dale E Basye

The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani

The Chronicles of Vladimir Todd: Twelfth Grade Kills by Heather Brewer
Drama: The Devil's in the Diva by Paul Ruditis
Elixir by Hilary Duff
The Amanda Project by Amanda Valentino and Melissa Kantor


That's it for this week...well the last two anyway.
So, what did you get?
Do tell!

Until next time...happy reading!


Juju at Tales of said...

Josi has a new one out? Coooll.

Ooooo The Girl Who Chased the Moon is awesome. Enjoy.

Michelle (Red Headed Book Child) said...

TONs of books I love. Time Traveler's Wife, Very Valentine and The Book of Lost Things!!! One of my favorites.
I also put The White Devil on hold for me at my library. Good stuff lady!

GMR said...

Juju: Yep...though this is my first experience with the author. ^_^ That second one you mentioned...I'm pretty sure the recommendation that got it on my wish list was from you!

Michelle: Hehe..yep, tons. Couldn't resist! THE BOOK OF LOST THINGS I blame a coworker for...they showed it to someone else in the store and were all "hey, if you don't like it, I know Gina will..."...and of course, they were right. ^_^

Melanie said...

Looks like you're going to be very busy in the next few weeks! A few of those books are on my wish list (Elixir and The Time Traveler's Wife). And how cute is that cover with the dog? It looks like a great book. :)

Enjoy Grey's Anatomy! Love that show but I've missed the last season. Gotta wait until it comes out on dvd, I guess.

As for me, I didn't buy any books this week. Well only books for class but they're not that exciting. I did buy season 2 of Glee, though. :)

Happy Reading!


Danny Riddell said...

Awww, you also have the Hooper book in your shopping bag. I want to finish that inspiring book but I can't because I shed tears easily. But it's okay because it deals with survival and love in the time of disaster.

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