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.
Whoops I didn’t update this for three weeks, and now there is a big haul to unpack here!
A silver wielder in a kingdom that outlaws them, is pulled into a rebel plot to overthrow the king, and is being hunted by a group of brutal warriors who seek to find the rebels.
Two schoolmates who don’t get along “find themselves embroiled in a paranormal phenomenon at school involving plant-faced monster people assimilating innocent victims“
An exiled witch seeks refuge among the very vampires her coven had taught her to hunt, and begins to exact revenge on the witches who shunned her, while also discovering how they lied to her.
Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith
An OV story “about a transgender boy who’s going stealth at his new Texas high school and a cisgender girl who is drawn to him, even as she’s counting down the days until graduation“
Parachutes by Kelly Yang
“Parachutes is a modern story of two immigrant girls on a collision course—one plucked from her privileged life in Shanghai and the other, a scholarship student determined to earn her way into an Ivy League school—as they grapple with life-altering experiences they wish they could erase.”
It is “about a teenager who embarks on a quest to protect the world from an alternate universe where magic abounds and history has been rewritten”
Did I get this because it has angels? Heck yea I did! So, this is about a teen who has a near death experience, and who starts getting haunted by the friend who dies during that NDE, and she is now helped by a fallen angel to navigate Limbo.
Two best friends who are often mistakenly for a couple, are navigating new relationships of their own. And yes, its gay.
A retelling of a Scottish fairy tale, with a queer enemies to lovers story? Watch me not even pause even a second to add it!!!
“the unforgettable story of the one small town’s biggest hoax and the two brothers who started it all. This is the absolutely true account of how Lansburg, Pennsylvania was invaded by aliens and the weeks of chaos that followed.“
Sisters of Sword and Song by Rebecca Ross
A girl volunteers to take on part of her soldier sister’s harsh sentence, while also trying to find out what happened.
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
“When transgender teen Felix decides to catfish a rival classmate for revenge, he unexpectedly begins to fall in love with his nemesis online, while also struggling with an anonymous troll sending transphobic messages.”
The Fascinators by Andrew Eilopulos
All it needed to draw me in is “pitched as The Raven Boys meets Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda“
Shelved to Goodreads
A Dark and Hollow Star by Ashley Shuttleworth
“Arlo, Nausicaä, Vehan, and Aurelian—four queer teens form a tenuous alliance in their attempt to track down a mysterious serial killer no one else believes exists, whose disturbing murders and use of forbidden alchemy threatens to expose the hidden faerie Courts to the human world, then destroy them both alike.“
Vampire town? Somebody having to stop a “an ancient and terrible power” from returning to the earthly realm? Heck yeah!
23 new books shelved!
What new books have you added to your shelves? Any of these you excited for?