My Little Pocketbooks: Stacking the Shelves #24   

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Stacking the Shelves #24

 
Hosted & created by Tynga's Reviews This post is my weekly update about the shiny new books I have bought (I know I need to stop buying them), won (I love to enter giveaways) or received from authors or others. As well as purses I buy or receive, of course! Click the photo to go to Amazon.com or Goodreads.com to read more about the books or to purchase a copy.
Saturday I was invited to The Southern California Independent Booksellers Association (SCIBA) Authors Fest and I had a ball!!!  It was like Christmas and my birthday all wrapped into one.  
At 5pm-ish James (the owner of Esowon Bookstore), Jill (friend of James) and I showed up at the amazing Queen Mary in Long Beach, Ca.  The ship was decked out for Halloween and on the fourth floor deck was the a room full of books and a dinning room where we had a great dinner.  The event was like a mini BEA and there were free books everywhere.  The authors were there to sign some of them too! And of course I have a few that I added to my e-bookshelf.  So many books!!
So what did I get?  Here is the massive list.

Children Books
Free from SCIBA

Non Fiction Books
Free from SCIBA

 YA Books

More YA books
 Lucid by Adrienne Stoltz and Ron Bass (Hardcover) *signed
What's Left of Me by Kat Zhang (Hardcover)
UnWholly by Neal Shusterman (Hardcover) *signed
ARC Under Shifting Glass by Nicky Singer
ARC Unremembered by Jessica Brody *signed

Fiction Books
Free from SCIBA
ARC Motherland by William Nicholson
ARC A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea by Dina Nayeri
ARC Mary Coin: A Novel by Marisa Silver
ARC The House Girl by Tara Conklin
ARC Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
ARC Here I Go Again by Jen Lancaster
ARC A Different Sun by Elaine Neil Orr
ARC The Love Song of Jonny Valentine by Teddy Wayne
Blood Riders by Michael P. Spradlin

More Fiction Books
A Working Theory of Love by Scott Hutchins (Hardcover) *signed
The Book of Madness by Regina O'Melveny (Hardcover) *signed
ARC The Cloud by Matt Richtel
Guilt by Degrees by Marcia Clark (Hardcover) *signed
The Age of Desire (Hardcover)
ARC Elsewhens by Melanie Rawn  *signed 
ARC How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid
ARC Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi
The Barbarian Nurseries by Hector Tobar *signed

One more Fiction Book
ARC The Cutting Season by Attica Locke

 Other Stuff
Free from SCIBA
 Wall Calenders for 2013  (Guess which one is going to my boss?)
Pocket Posh Puzzle Books (too cute)

I also got a few bags to haul all of these goodies to James' car with.  Happily, I made everything fit into 3 bags!  James had 4 and Jill just one.  And can you believe I have more to tell you about?  I was wondering around iTunes and came across a free audiobook.  Yes Free! Now how many free audiobooks do you think are on iTunes?  I know that is why I snatched it up.

Free from iTunes 
Legion by Brandon Sanderson (audiobook)

And my window shopping on iTunes turned into window shopping in iBooks.  And yes I picked up a few free books from there too.

Free from iBooks
Readerotica Vol. 2
Readerotica Vol. 3
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo: Special Edition Preview Vol. 1 (Graphic Novel) by Stieg Larsson

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