Stacking the Shelves is a weekly haul meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews & Reading Reality. It is about sharing enthusiasm for the new books added to our shelves – be it physical, ebooks, galleys or borrowed from the library.
A Jewish-Black white-passing biracial teen has to confront with her privilege when she comes to live with her mother’s black family.
“When St. Ivory Academy, a historically white wizarding school, opens its doors to its first-ever black student, everyone believes that the wizarding community is finally taking its first crucial steps toward inclusivity. Or is it?“
A young women accidentally frees a Mayan death god who promises her whatever she desires if she helps him take the throne from his treacherous brother.
Meg Cabot’s new romance series about a recently-single woman who is trying to save a hurricane-struck islands’ pets in the aftermath
Shelved on Goodreads
Forest of Souls by Lori M Lee
“Blending western fantasy tropes with Hmong shamanism, Forest of Souls follows Sirscha Ashwyn, who while training to become the queen’s next royal spy, discovers she’s a rare and powerful lightwender and is summoned to the realm of the Spider King, where her newly awakened abilities are needed to cull the bloodthirsty Dead Wood.”
House of Dragons by Jessica Cluess
“Pitched as the intrigue of Three Dark Crowns meets the cast of The Breakfast Club if they rode dragons into battle, House of Dragons is set in a militaristic empire where highborn children are bonded with dragons and, upon the emperor’s death, a champion from each of the five noble houses is selected to compete for the throne.“
The Dust Alphabet by Rebecca Podos
“On her 17th birthday, Hannah is cursed by a sheyd (a Jewish demon) as the price for a desperate bargain that her mother made long ago. To break the spell, she and her brother must track down their mother’s estranged family and discover a legacy they never dreamed of—one that traces back to the famous Golem of Prague.“
7 new books shelved this fortnight!
What new books have you added to your shelves? Any of these you excited for?