Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Top Ten Tuesday #29: Most Recently Acquired Books

This week was a freebie. I've had a lot of book arrive in mail within the last month or so, so I decided to discuss the books I've acquired recently.

Silence is Goldfish by Annabel Pitcher

I won a copy of this book from a giveaway hosted by Pink Polka Dot Books. Michelle's review of the book made it sound so interesting. I don't think I've read anything about selective mutism before.

What Took You So Long: Poems for People in Love by Neville Johnson

This book was sent to me by mistake by the publisher. I was a little confused when I opened it. :)

Choosing the Hero by K. Rita Levinson

This was the correct book, and it arrived from the publisher a few days later. The publisher reached out to me about this book after an interaction on Twitter. I don't read a lot of non-fiction as you know, but I was hooked by this statement in the summary, "But most of all, it is Riva Levinson’s personal story of how she found a hero, fought for a worthy cause, and in the process, discovered her soul." It reminded me of how I feel about Bernie Sanders, so I knew I had to read it.

Come Away with Me by Karma Brown

I won a copy of this book from Bookmark Lit back in September 2015, but there were some issues with the delivery, so I finally got my copy this month.

Where We Fall by Rochelle B. Weinstein

I also won this book from Bookmark Lit last month. Lauren reviews mostly YA books, so she must not have many adult book readers. I've won three adult fiction books from her giveaways.

Before the Fall by Noah Hawley

This book is one of the SheReads summer selections, so I got a copy from the publisher. I keep seeing and hearing about this book, so I think I made a good choice.

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

This was the first unsolicited book I've received from a publisher. I'm guessing it's because I was on the list from having received No One Knows a few months ago as a SheReads spring selection.

Shout: A Loud and Lively Book Showcasing the Talents, Thoughts, Ideas and Voices of Kids Who Are Differently Able by Pat Loewi

I bought this book after reading about Pat's experience and mission on the Nerdy Book Club.

Boy, 9, Missing by Nic Joseph

I was approved to read this book on NetGalley. It comes out September 1st.

From Mom to Me Again: How I Survived My First Empty-Nest Year and Reinvented the Rest of My Life by Melissa Shultz

What books have come your way recently? Anything good?

This weekly meme is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish.


  1. I recently got some of these as well! I bought Come Away With Me when it was on sale. I won Before the Fall. I was sent Behind Closed Doors as well. I am really excited about all of them. Where We Fall looks good. Enjoy them all!!

    1. Thanks, Grace! I just need to find the time. :) Too many books, so little time. Ya know?

  2. I haven't even heard of any of these, though I am definitely going to check some of these out! Great list :) I hope you enjoy all of them :)

    My TTT.

    1. Thanks! Cool. I'm always happy to turn people on to new books.

  3. These sound good! I have a couple on my radar I would like to read--Before the Fall, Behind Closed Doors and Where We Fall, in particular.

    I hope you enjoy them when you get to them!

    1. Thanks! I hope you get to read them soon too.

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    1. Yes, it is! Especially when I didn't pay for them. :) My husband can't believe how many books keep coming, and my son is enjoying opening them all.

  5. Yay! So glad you got these!! I loved Come Away With Me a bit more then Where We Fall, but both were great reads.

    1. Cool. Thanks again! I'm excited to read them both.

  6. Haven't read any of these so look forward to hearing what you think!
    Jen @ YA Romantics

    1. Cool. I'll have reviews as soon as I read them. I'm in the middle of From Mom to Me Again right now. It's OK.