Sunday, January 22, 2017

Sunday Post - 231 & Stacking the Shelves - 166

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ The Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~this meme was inspired in part by ~ In My Mailbox~ It's a chance to share News. A post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.

Let's see. For the most part this week has been relatively low key. A same old same old kind of week. Friday night we went to dinner to celebrate my brother-in-law's birthday. I read one book earlier this week that was a real disappointment, but it really helped me think about what I'm looking for in the books that I seek out to read. It just so happened that the next book I picked up (actually the only book I received this week, shown below) completely blew me away. Making Faces by Amy Harmon turned out to be everything that Mr. President by Katy Evans was missing.

THIS PAST WEEK:

Monday: Review of The Radius of Us by Marie Marquardt (3.5 Stars)
Tuesday: Ten Underrated Books
Wednesday: Waiting on The Valiant by Lesley Livingston

UPCOMING THIS WEEK:

Monday: Review of Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass, # 2) by Sarah J Maas
Tuesday: Top Ten Tuesday
Wednesday: Waiting on Wednesday & 2017 Series Enders Reading Challenge - January Wrap Up

Don’t forget to sign up for the 2017 Series Enders Reading Challenge! You have until December 15, 2017 to sign up. Each month there will be a giveaway for those participating with an end of the year giveaway too! Click on the picture below or the link above to find out more!

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews.

Making Faces

By: Amy Harmon

Published: February 21, 2017 by Spencer Hill Press (re-release)

405 pages

Genre: Young Adult/New Adult, Contemporary

Source: Publisher via NetGalley (Thank you!!)

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Goodreads description--Ambrose Young was beautiful. The kind of beautiful that graced the covers of romance novels, and Fern Taylor would know. She'd been reading them since she was thirteen. But maybe because he was so beautiful he was never someone Fern thought she could have . . . until he wasn't beautiful anymore.

Making Faces is the story of a small town where five young men go off to war, and only one comes back. It is the story of loss. Collective loss, individual loss, loss of beauty, loss of life, loss of identity. It is the tale of one girl's love for a broken boy, and a wounded warrior's love for an unremarkable girl.

This is a story of friendship that overcomes heartache, heroism that defies the common definitions, and a modern tale of Beauty and the Beast, where we discover that there is a little beauty and a little beast in all of us.

That's it for my shelves and recaps of my past and upcoming week. What did you add to your shelves this week? Any bookish news you want to talk about? Let me know!

1 comment:

  1. Yay! I hope you had a fun and wonderful dinner!

    Here’s my Sunday Post!


    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog and join in this week’s Book Photo Sundays!

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