Sunday, April 15, 2018

Sunday Post & Stacking the Shelves - 4/15/18

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The kids are much better. Thanks to everyone who wished them well last week. Husband was off work on Monday and Friday of this past week. That was so nice having him home. It makes a huge difference having an extra set of hands. We went for a walk almost every day which was so nice. Baby Boy still isn't sleeping consistently at night. I've read multiple sleep training books, but I've yet to figure out his problem. He doesn't sleep with a pacifier and he puts himself to sleep on his own. But he still wakes throughout the night. Any advice?


Monday: Review of The Weaver's Daughter by Sarah E Ladd (4 Stars)
Wednesday: Can't Wait for Two Dark Reigns (Three Dark Crowns, # 3) by Kendare Blake


Monday: Review of Lucky in Love by Kasie West
Tuesday: Top Ten Tuesday?
Wednesday: Can't Wait for Wednesday

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The Opposite of Innocent

By: Sonya Sones

Expected Publication: September 4th 2018 by HarperTeen

272 pages

Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Verse

Source: Publisher via Edelweiss (Thank you!!)

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Goodreads description--Heartrending and chilling by turns, The Opposite of Innocent is Sonya Sones’s most gripping novel in verse yet—the story of a girl who finds herself trapped in an abusive relationship with a man twice her age.

Lily has been crushing on Luke, a friend of her parents’, ever since she can remember. He’s been away for two endless years, but he’s finally returning today. Lily was only twelve when he left. But now, at fourteen, she feels transformed. She can’t wait to see how Luke will react when he sees the new her. And when her mother tells her that Luke will be staying with them for a while, in the bedroom right next to hers, her heart nearly stops.

Having Luke back is better than Lily could have ever dreamed. His lingering looks set Lily on fire. Is she just imagining them? But then, when they’re alone, he kisses her. Then he kisses her again. At first, the secrecy and danger of their relationship thrills Lily. But soon Luke begins to expect, then demand much more than kissing. He won’t stop pressuring her to do things she doesn’t want to do. Lily wishes she had never flirted with Luke. She feels imprisoned in a situation that’s all her fault. How will she escape?

In this powerful tale of a terrifying leap into young adulthood, readers will accompany Lily on her harrowing journey from hopelessness to hope.

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. My son slept through the night from the first day I brought him home so I can't think of any advice. I heard about how babies wake you up throughout the night and used to get up and go check on him all the time. I even brought his bassinet in my room for a couple of weeks. The doctor said not to worry, I was a lucky parent. Hopefully your son will settle into a sleep routine soon.

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  2. Angelica VillacampaApril 18, 2018 at 4:58 PM

    I unfortunately don't have any advise re your son. I've got a 3 year old and no matter how late I let him sleep he'd still wake up at 5.30am so he goes back to 7pm bed Times since his wakeup time isn't changing, but I'll be reading the rest of the replies if there's any trips and tricks to help.

    I really need to read one of my Kasie West books.

    Angelica @ Paperback Princess

  3. Oh my! How lucky you were! He's been pretty consistent for the last couple of weeks. I pray it continues. Thanks for stopping by Laura!

  4. Oh no! My son seems to be an early riser too, but 5:30 is just way too early for me! Unfortunately no one else gave me any advice. But my son has been sleeping pretty well for a couple of weeks now. It hasn't been easy. Thanks for stopping by and commenting Angelica!