Stacking the Shelves [2]

Posted June 27, 2014 by Cristina (Girl in the Pages) in Stacking the Shelves, Weekly Features/Memes / 6 Comments

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Stacking the Shelves is a weekly feature hosted byΒ  Tynga’s Reviews where bloggers share the books that they’ve added to their shelves this week, whether borrowed, bought, virtual, physical, etc!

So a bunch of books I had requested came in all at once at the local library (funny how they always seem to come in at once, huh?)

loveletters

I’ve really been anticipating Love Letters to the Dead due to a couple of factors: 1) The cover is absolutely gorgeous and 2) Stephen Chbosky, author of the Perks of Being a Wallflower, has spoken so highly about it. I’m about a hundred pages in, and while it’s interesting it definitely shares strong similarities with Perks.

sinceyou'vebeengone

This book literally became available in my library hold the day after I bought Second Chance Summer at the Scholastic Warehouse Sale, so I have a lot of Matson’s work very high up on my TBR list at the moment. Since You’ve Been Gone has had a lot of talk surrounding it (all good things I’ve heard so far, at least) so I’m surprised and thankful it came in so fast after I requested it. Also, although it’s probably unrelated to the song plot-wise, I cannot get the Kelly Clarkson song out of my head whenever I think of this book.

Have you read either of these yet? Did you find strong similarities between Love Letters to the Dead and The Perks of Being a Wallflower? Let me know in the comments!

 

 

 

 

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6 responses to “Stacking the Shelves [2]

  1. I always run into the same problem of all of my library books coming in at once! I keep hearing about Since You’ve Been Gone– it reminds me of that Kelly Clarkson song too!

  2. I’m so freaking jealous that you’re going to Hawaii.
    Also, looking forward to your thoughts on Since You’ve Been Gone!
    Sorry, combining two posts’ comments into one. πŸ™‚

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