Saturday, April 2, 2016
What's New? Stacking the Shelves
Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga's Reviews. Hop on over there to ogle what other bloggers got this week.
Purchased: I am so thrilled to be rereading this with both my eyes and my ears. I rarely reread books because I just don't have the time. The last book I reread both with my eyes and ears (multiple times) was Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.
The Great American Whatever by Tim Federle. 278 p. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, March 29, 2016. 9781481404099.
Unabridged book on 6 compact discs. Narrated by the author. Includes an interview with the author. Simon & Schuster Audio, March 29, 2016. 9781442395008.
Publisher synopsis: From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Five, Six, Seven, Nate! and Better Nate Than Ever comes a laugh-out-loud sad YA debut that’s a wry and winning testament to the power of old movies and new memories—one unscripted moment at a time.
Breaker by Kat Ellis. 335 p. Running Press Book Publishers, May 24, 2016. 9780762459087.
Publisher synopsis: Kyle Henry has a new name, a new school, and a new life—one without the shadow of the Bonebreaker hanging over him. It's been a year since his serial killer father's execution, and it finally looks like things are turning around for Kyle.
Doreen by Ilana Manaster. 333 p. Running Press Book Publisher, May 10 2016.
Publisher synopsis: A modern makeover of The Picture of Dorian Gray