Sunday, May 5, 2013

What I Got #29 ♥ I Heart Jessirae!

What I Got is a weekly meme hosted by Monica over at Cover Analysis :)
Hey, y'all! So I am sick. If you follow me on Twitter, you've probably seen me whining about it. I lost my voice, have to take the WORST tasting medicine, my mother keeps trying to jam juice down my throat, all that fun stuff. But I'm doing a What I Got post. Because I AM SO BORED. And I didn't make one last week.
So yeah. Since I haven't done one of these posts in a couple of weeks, chances are I am totally going to forget something. OH WELL. I already know there's going to be a bunch of books on this list anyway, so I'm not too worried about forgetting books. Life goes on. ;)
**Click the book covers to see the books on Goodreads**
The Forever of Ella and Micha (The Secret, #2) Truly, Madly, Deadly Second Chance Boyfriend (Drew + Fable, #2) Rule (Marked Men, #1)
Real (Real, Raw & Ripped, #1) This Girl (Slammed, #3) The Hazards of Skinny Dipping A Summer to Remember 
The Forever of Ella and Micha by Jessica Sorensen
I can't even tell you right now how deliriously happy I was when I got approved for this on NetGalley. Like...AHHH! I have the first book (with the original cover) and I thought I wouldn't have a chance in h-e-double hockey sticks of getting approved for the sequel...but I did...and now I have it...and oh, goodness, I can't wait to read it!
Truly, Meadly, Deadly by Hannah Jayne
Another one from NetGalley. April Henry was at my school in April, and she was telling a few of us about this book and I must say, the premise? SO. INTERESTING. I kid you not, it is so cool. Check out the description on Goodreads. You'll see.
Second Chance Boyfriend by Monica Murphy
Jessirae, being the fantastic person she is, loaned this to me! Because she KNOWS I have a thing for Drew, and it's all her fault since she loaned me One Week Girlfriend, too. I'm probably going to sneak-read this one in between blog tour books because...goodness...DREW.
Rule by Jay Crownover
This is another one Jessirae lent me. Mhm. Yeah. Y'all were like "Isn't she going to thank JL?" Well, I AM, PEOPLE. Just not yet. And not now, either. There's more. But this book looks so magnificent, and this is another one I'll probably sneak-read. Because sneak-reading is my specialty.
Real by Katy Evans
Priya Kanaparti...that wonderful, wonderful human being...she loaned this to me. And YES. I WILL SNEAK-READ THIS, AS WELL. Because it looks so worth it. Gosh, look at that cover. This is going to be a great series. I can feel it. I just need to meet my boy Remy. THANKS, PRIYA! <3 you to pieces!
This Girl by Colleen Hoover
OMGOMGOMG I SAW THIS ON NETGALLEY AND OMGOMGOMG. I got it! Ahhh! Ah, man. I can't wait to read this and review and just...OMG. Feels, guys. Feels.
The Hazards of Skinny Dipping by Alyssa Rose Ivy
I'm going to be on the blog tour for this! Around the end of May! So yeah. There's that. And the description for this book...I loved the tone of it. The voice. The MC seems like she's going to be fun. Eeep! Plus. That cover. COME ON.
A Summer to Remember by Jessica Gunhammer
Is that the same couple as The Hazards of Skinny Dipping? Looks like it is. HA. I didn't mean to put those right next to each other. Those are just both the books I got in my email this weekend (so far). Or that I sent to my Kindle this weekend...EITHER WAY. At least they aren't the same pose. And that boy...he looks so niiiiice, doesn't he? ANYHOO. This one just looks good. Boy, girl, small town, amazing'll be fun! *happy dance*
For Review:
**From here on out, click on the book titles to get to the Goodreads page for the book!**
All of these are from Spencer Hill Press! There was some swag that came with it, but it was put away (i.e. thrown in a pile somewhere or something) before this pic was taken, so...yeah. Either way, thanks so much to SHP for always making me happy!
Triangles by Kimberly Ann Miller
I've been waiting and waiting for this book for a while now. It was even one of my Waiting on Wednesdays, back when I actually, you know, DID WoWs. But this one's about a girl who goes on a cruise and there are two guys and...STUFF happens. What kind of stuff? Well, gee. I do not know. Myabe I should READ THE BOOK and find out, eh? Oh, I plan to. As soon as I possibly can. As soon as I possibly can. (PLEASE, GOODNESS, LET THAT BE SOON.) I want it to be soon.
PODs by Michelle Pickett
I saw this one everywhere and it looked so cool. Then I found out it was from SHP and requested it so fast, you don't even KNOW. And now I have it in my hands and....happiness.
Copper Girl by Jennifer Allis Provost
I already had an ARC of this, if you remember me telling you that. But another ARC of this came with PODs, so hey. I have an extra! That means I'll probably have a giveaway sometime ;)
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
Sarah Dessen was in Austin! And I met her! And I got a book signed! Yay! She was also giving that snazzy Colby stickers, too! I won a pen with a Dex quote as well, but I didn't think to include that in the pic...oops.
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
This one is for my best friend. That is also what the second Colby sticker is for. I have my own copy of Just Listen I'm going to get signed at ATBF. Because, um, yeah. SARAH DESSEN'S GOING TO BE THERE!!!! (I'm still OMFG about this!)
When Noonday Ends by Carmen DeSousa
This is a spin-off of Land of the Noonday Sun. Which I LOVED. So yay! Tom is going to be awesome. Eeep! Thank you SO. MUCH. To Carmen for sending this to me.
Sass & Serendipity by Jennifer Ziegler
Y'all know what TLA is, right? Well, I didn't go. But my librarian did! And because she's so awesome, she got me a signed copy of Sass & Serendipity, plus a couple signed bookmarks (The Collector--AHHH, V! and Splintered by A.G. Howard!), along with a really cool key necklace for the sequel to Splintered, which is going to be called...Unhinged? I think? I can't remember off the top of my head. But still. I thought it was so cool she got me ANYTHING, let along some signed stuff!
I got ALLLLL this from Jessirae this morning. Made this sick girl SUPER happy. And made my mom freak out because the packaging was all "dirty." (There was, like, one scuff mark or whatever.) Either way, I put my cinnamon roll down and OPENED this shiz. Gifts, for a few reasons (birthday, Christmas, you know how it is) and just because she likes to give me things like the fabulous friend she is.
OH. And the loads of swag. I smiled so hard at the swag. I LOVE IT SO MUCH I JUST WANT TO PET IT ALL DAY EVERY DAY.
Crash by Nicole Williams
I AM SO HAPPY SHE GOT ME THIS BOOK. I have wanted to read it for a loooooong time. I was getting ready to start nagging people to get it for me, but then JL was like "Oh, well I got you that for your birthday" and I was like SBDGIUQEBRN! She knows me so well. This is the first in a trilogy, though. Which means SOMEBODY's going to be hearing from me about the other two. Probably my parents. Because I'm like that. Oops. ;) Oh, and in non-whiny news, I am now listening to Hey Jude on repeat. Because yeah. I have a feeling this book is not going to sit on my stack unread for a long time. I've got that happy feeling about this book.
Ten by Gretchen McNeil
*MC*Neil, you guys. Not O'Neil. Geez. You should know this. But anyway, it was on my wishlist, and JL knew it, so she gave me an ARC because she's just that wonderful.
Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
I hear this one's sad. But it was also on my wishlist, and I really think I like it, and since Jessirae is a terrific human being, she sent me an ARC of this, too!
Flawed by Kate Avelynn
I love this book so much, there are not words. It is so sad and I just don't even know right now, but I am so ecstatic to have a print copy, I just...AHH! It's so great! When she told me she was sending me this, I was like "Seriously?!?!" and she was like "I'm totally serious!" and I was like "YOU'RE REALLY SERIOUS RIGHT NOW, LIKE SERIOUSLY?!?!?!!" and she was like "OF COURSE I'M SERIOUS WHY WOULD I NOT BE SERIOUS." So yeah. Happy times, right here. Well, not the book, obviously. But GETTING the book. That made me happy.
Frozen Fire by Tim Bowler
Again, if you remember, I checked this out from the library. I'd already read it, but I really liked this book and wanted to peek at my favorite parts again and a whole bunch of other stuff because OMG I actually think I GET this book and it is so great. Well, JL saw that and was like "Well, I have that book and I've already read it and, well, I can send it to you if you want" and I was like "OMFG, REALLY?" and then she was like "Um. Yeah." and I was like "YES PLEASE OMFG" and she was like "OKAY." And now I have it and I'm so happy to add it to my shelf/stack! (Not exactly sure WHERE I'm putting it yet...let's just say I'm glad to own it.)
So, Jessirae, I heart you to infinity and beyond. You, my friend, are the flipping BEST. <3
And...that is all I got this week! Thank goodness. I am SO. DONE. with this post. Blah.
Now, tell me!
What did YOU get this week?
Have you read anything I got?
What book should I read NOW?
Have you ever lost your voice? Isn't it TERRIBLE?
Don't you think Jessirae is awesome?
Okay, that's all. Answer me at least one of those questions in the comments, pllleeeease! And have a great Sunday! (Or have a horrible Sunday, I can't tell you what to do. I hope it's great, though!)


  1. Oh my SQUEEEEE So many lovely Titles. I am a flippin Sarah Dessen FANATIC .. love all her books to death. Just listen and The truth about forever are my favorites! and YAY for SHP ! They rock. and PODs was great!! read it in one day haha.. and how the heck is there a SHP book I don't know about!? I'm an intern for gosh sakes! hahaha Great haul!

  2. JB, I HEART YOU TREMENDOUSLY! Imagine my shock when I saw what you named this blog post. SERIOUSLY, YOU ARE THE BEST! ANd duh, you are so welcome and I've already told this to you but ANYTHING FOR YOU. I'm so glad you loved the stuff I sent. I really hope you totes ADORE Rule and Jude! And of course, Remy <3 I actually requested The Forever of Ella and Micha and Truly Madly Deadly when I saw this post! I cannot believe I missed those titles on NG. Even though I really should not be requesting. Doubt I'll get approved anyway! But thas ok. You got a ton of books (not including the ones from me) AND THEY ALL LOOK FAB! I'm super jealous of the key necklace you got! I really wanted the Splintered one, but alas I has none. I still need to pick up the book but the second one (Unhinged?) the cover kind of scares me, so I don't know. LOL. ANYWHOOOOO. I hope you lovelovelovelove all the amazing books you got!! I heart you times infinity and beyond and more <33 Get better and drink that nasty ass medicine so you can get well sooooooooon!

  3. Ahhhhhh!!! So many amazing titles!! I also have Truly, Madly, Deadly and This Girl that both sound AMAZING!! I've heard great things about REAL and The Hazards of Skinny Dipping. I hope you enjoy them all!!! I'm eager to see what you think. :)

  4. Thanks for posting this.This is awesome!!

  5. I'm amazed by your book haul! So many books and all of them look good! I'm gonna add them to my TBR!

  6. Wowowowow! Amazing haul! I need Triangles it just sounds awesome. The Hazards of Skinny Dipping looks pretty cute too.

    Enjoy all your books,
    Sam :D

  7. So jealous! :D Hope you'll enjoy all of this bookish greatness! :D

  8. What a great book haul, I'm so jealous. I say read Crash because I've been dying to read it too. The new covers are so pretty and now the whole series is out on paperback :)

  9. Great post! All these books are my TBR list. I have read The Forever of Ella and Micha and I really loved it. I was surprised from Drew + Fable series. It is really good series and I didn't expect it. But my favorite is This Girl. AMAZING book!!!


  10. Those look great! I read Tiger Lily and LOVED it :D


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