Book News, Weekly Recap, & Upcoming Releases! {1}

Did you know….

That there’s going to be a movie of THE BOOK THIEF????


Well, me either!!! At least, I had no idea until today, when I saw a post by the author, Markus Zusak! I’m so sad that I honestly had NO IDEA there was going to be a movie 馃槮 You can read everything about the upcoming movie and trailer here on the author’s tumblr!

Psst… the trailer has already been released! Go check it out here!聽The Book Thief is one of my all-time favorite books ever. It’s the type of book that strikes at your heart and makes you think and doesn’t leave your head for a long time, if ever. So go read it if you haven’t! You will not regret it, even as your heart is tearing apart at the end…

So I’ve just finished聽Shooting Scars by Karina Halle, and… I’m a bit sad. I didn’t think it was as good as the first book, which I loved. I’ll be posting my review of it soon, and for now, I’ve started聽Breaking Nova by Jessica Sorensen! I got an advanced copy from Netgalley, along with The Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa, which is like, OH MY GOD!!!!! Julie Kagawa is one of my聽favorite聽authors ever, and to get an advanced copy of her book….聽*faints*聽I love love love her Iron Fey series and The Immortal Rules, and getting an early copy of one of her books is like a dream come true!聽*hyperventilates*

Shooting Scars by Karina HalleBreaking Nova by Jessica SorensenThe Iron Traitor by Julie Kagawa

What I reviewed this past week:

And don’t forget to enter the giveaway on the blog! You can win 2 books, a finished book and an ARC!


The聽Last Hurrah Giveaway Hop聽(ends in 1 more day!)

Cover Reveal & Giveaway: Trust in Me by J. Lynn

AAAND, can’t forget about some new releases coming out next week!

  • The Bitter Kingdom聽(Fire and Thorns #3) by Rae Carson (OMG I’m SOOOOO excited for this one!! I need to have this asap.聽HECTOR!!!!)
  • Sometimes It Lasts (Sea Breeze #5) by Abbi Glines (I should really to catch up on the series! I only have the 4th book to go before Sometimes It Lasts.)
  • Origin聽(Lux #4) by Jennifer L. Armentrout (Oh gosh, I can’t WAIT for this! Dual POV! Eeep!)
  • Crown of Midnight聽(Throne of Glass #2)聽by Sarah J. Maas
  • Descendent (Starling #2) by Lesley Livingston (I really liked the first book, so I’ll definitely be reading this!)
  • Heart of Venom聽(Elemental Assassin #9) by Jennifer Estep (I’ve heard this urban fantasy series is really good, so maybe I should start it!)
  • Untold聽(The Lynburn Legacy #2) by Sarah Rees Brennan (AAAHHHHHH I NEED THIS BOOK NOW NOW NOW. GIMME GIMME. I cannot聽wait for 6 more days!)
  • Deception聽(Defiance #2) by C.J. Redwine
  • The Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider

The Bitter Kingdom by Rae CarsonSometimes It Lasts by Abbi GlinesOrigin by Jennifer L. ArmentroutCrown of Midnight by Sarah J. MaasDescendant by Lesley LivingstonHeart of Venom by Jennifer EstepUntold by Sarah Rees BrennanDeception by CJ RedwineThe Beginning of Everything by Robyn Schneider


The Last Hurrah Giveaway Hop

hopbannerIt’s the聽Last Hurrah Giveaway Hop, hosted by聽Candace’s Book Blog!

August 18th to August 24th

I have ARCs and finished copies to give away, so one lucky winner will be winning TWO books! The winner will be choosing a finished book AND an ARC from the choices below. Here are your options (click the covers to see the Goodreads page):

Finished copies:
Walking DisasterGrave MercyScore_CVR.inddBloodlines by Richelle MeadThe Statistical Probability of Love at First SIghtThe Immortal Rules by Julie KagawaTwice Tempted by Jeaniene FrostHow Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True

Siege and StormThe BrokenheartedtheeliteEat Brains LoveOnce We WereEarthboundThe Chaos of StarsOrigin

This giveaway is聽US ONLY! Entrants must be 13 or older. Ends on Aug. 24.

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