Saturday, March 2, 2013

Harlequin Summit + Stacking the Shelves #7

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga’s Reviews and every week bloggers post about books they’ve added to their bookshelves! This includes books bought through a physical store, online store, eBooks, books borrowed from the library/a friend and gifts.

Harlequin Summit

The Harlequin Summit was on Wednesday and my was it awesome! Other than hear about Harlequin's awesome future releases later this year, I also got to meet many great Aussie bloggers. Finally got to put faces to names and I must admit I was a bit weirded out as I'd always associated bloggers with their twitter avatars. It was actually quite funny as I didn't know anybody's names (I don't think anybody did) and we all went around asking for people's twitter handles; you could practically see the light bulb go off when the blog name/twitter handle was said :D

Rachel Vincent, author of the Soul Screamers, Shifters and Unbound series was present as the guest author and she talked about her books as well as answered questions.

Harlequin also gave us all a bag of insanely amazing goodies along with an awesome umbrella!

Woah those are all either JUST released or ARCs/to be released so I feel extremely privileged to have gotten these books!

Also... see that key in the middle? It's a USB containing like FIFTEEN eBooks. Yes you heard right, 15!

Those are all new romance releases from Harlequin's new romance imprint, Escape Publishing.
Titles include:


HOLY SMOKES THE WHOLE SOUL SCREAMERS SERIES!!! Books 1 - 6 (My Soul to Take, My Soul to Save, My Soul to Keep, My Soul to Steal, If I Die, Never to Sleep + Before I Wake) as eBooks + the physical copy of book 7 that hasn't been released yet = the whole series right here. 

Thank you so much Harlequin *huggles*


Gifted/Borrowed from Saz:


 Wait for You Dark Kiss (Nightwatchers, #1)
  • Pivot Point (Pivot Point #1) by Kasie West (Sci-fi) - one of my most anticipated releases this year I am so excited to read this. I have heard only stunning things about Kasie's writing. The hardback is gorgeous hehe, thanks to @runswithundead for telling me it was out in Aus!
  • Wait for You by J. Lynn/Jennifer L. Armentrout (New Adult/Contemporary) - another title I've been eagerly anticipating! I was lucky enough to take part in the cover reveal :) I bought this straight away! Not sure if it will be available in print but if it is, I'm buying that too. JLA <3
  • Dark Kiss (Nightwatchers #1) by Michelle Rowen (Paranormal) - had to get the first book since I have the 2nd. The 2nd book had a promo where I could get Dark Kiss for free so yay!

 Whew, great week! What new additions to your bookshelves did you guys get?


  1. Oh dang so many books! My favorites: Shadow and Bone & Cinder. I have heard great things on Pivot Point. I haven't read anything yet by Jennifer L. Armentrout but I am seeing her name more and more and everything positive so I need to pick up a book by her. Awesome haul - Happy Reading!

    And thanks for stopping by my StS!
    Nicole @ The Quiet Concert

  2. Pivot Point is so amazing! I hope you love it. Also, Dark Kiss and Wicked Kiss both look great. Enjoy your books :)

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  4. I love the Soul Screamers series! I can't wait to read With All My Soul. Happy reading!

    New follower!
    My STS

  5. I REALLY wanted to go to the Summit (mostly because I LOVE Rachel Vincent!) but I couldn't go due to the date clashing with my uni schedule. Anyway, I hope there's another summit sometime in the future where I can finally attend. Sounds like a lot of people had fun there! :)

  6. So many books! I'm reading Cinder soon which I'm looking forward to. Hope you enjoy your reads!

  7. OMG, so much books. So cool about the Summit. Pivot Point was really good. I can't wait to read Eternity Cure.

  8. Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Jaz! I'm so excited you have S&S, and it was SO AMAZING MEETING YOU IN PEEEEERSON. Also... uh... wow? I hadn't checked out the USB yet, but EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

    Also: YES to the Twitter handle lightbulbs. That was HILARIOUS. And and and... EEEEEEEEEEE! *spins with glee*

  9. OH my gosh, Cinder is so good. I get all excited when I see people buying it - or picking it up from the library! Also, I just read Wait for You. What did you think of it?

    Enjoy your goodies. Happy reading :)

  10. Dude, your STS is totally epic this week! omg I want to put my hands through my screen and pet the pretties! I looooove the key and the 15 free ebooks found in it, especially since it's the entire Soul Screamers series. Pretty epic! Enjoy all that you got this week. Thanks for sharing and happy reading!

    MaryAnn | Chapter by Chapter
    Our STS this week

  11. Your STS is awesome this week. I love E-books. You got some really good finds in there. You are so lucky to get a paper arc of The Eternity Cure.


  12. Nice haul this week! I can't wait to see what you think of the eternity cure.

    Hmm, it looks like I am going to have to check out some of those Harlequin ebooks! They look really good.


  13. Great haul this week! I hope you enjoy all your new lovelies :) YEAH for Cinder! I really enjoyed that one very much. Happy reading :)

  14. Cinder is SOOOO good... I hope you enjoy it! I was so worried about the hype and that I would be disappointed but it's amazing! Pivot Point was amazing... by far the best debut I've read this year. I have yet to read the Soul Screamers series but I've heard awesome things about it. Your haul is amazing... I hope you enjoy everything you got this week :) Thanks for stopping by my post!

    Lauren @ Lose Time Reading

  15. Wow, that's an awesome amount of books! It sounds like the event was really great. There are a lot of books there that I've read & liked or have on my tbr list.

    I'm a new follower :)
    You can see my StS post here: The Book Bundle.


  16. WOW! So many awesome books on this list. Jelaous about Pivot Point. I just read Cinder and really liked it. i was hesitant to read it too, but I enjoyed it. Congrats on the Eternity Cure too. I've heard great things about that series.

    Here's my haul

    ~Danica Page@Taking it One Page at a Time

  17. Great haul!! I also bought Wait for You and I just finished reading it and it was fantastic!! You got to meet Rachel Vincent!! OMG!! Lucky!!
    old folower
    my StS

  18. The Harlequin Summit sounds so much fun! And I LOVE that USB key is actually a key!! SO amazing (and that it came with so many books too!) I definitely want to check out Michelle Rowen's books.. Heard great things about 'em! :)

    Hope you enjoy Cinder & Shadow and Bone! I enjoyed Cinder.. and still have to get around to reading S&B.. :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Michele | Stacking the Shelves | Giveaway #1 & 2

  19. I also got Eternity Cure this week. I hope we both love it :)

    Sugar & Snark

  20. I quite enjoyed My Soul to Take, which is unusual for me as I don't often read PNR. I also LOVED S&B and Cinder! Hope you enjoy. ^^

  21. Oh myyyy, the eternity cure. Lucky, lucky you! And Cinder is really good :D Happy reading with all the awesome books you got!

    Haul - Mel@thedailyprophecy.

  22. I am stewing in jealousy over the fact that you have With All My Soul!!! Ah, Team Nash. You'll have to let me know if you still feel that way after reading If I Die and Before I Wake.... :)
    And Eternity Cure! I can't wait to read that one too!

    New GFC Follower

    My STS

    Jessica@Lovin' Los Libros

  23. Pivot Point was an awesome book. Much better than I expected it to be! Happy reading!

    BTW, lovely blog! I'm a new follower. :)

  24. Awww, that Harlequin Summit looked like so much fun. And I love that you guys saved a possum! I've read the first two books in the Soul Screamer series and I quite enjoyed them so you are super lucky to get the entire series. Awesome!

    Shadow and Bone and Cinder are both wonderful. Enjoy!

  25. Oh wow I love hearing about book events from around the world. Harlequin Summit sounds great! SHADOW AND BONE, SOO GREAT!


    Giselle @ Book Nerd Canada
    Stacking the Shelves