Stacking The Shelves #96

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.

Though this is a weekly haul meme, *I* will be doing this fortnightly

Oops I did it again! But Viz and Tor putting all these awesome galleys was too much temptation for poor little me


Ignite the SunIgnite the Sun by Hanna Howard

In a kingdom ruled by an evil witch, the sun is just part of a legend about light-filled days of old. Luckily for everybody in the kingdom, Siria Nightingale is headed to the heart of the darkness to try and restore the light–or she will lose everything trying.

Kakushigoto: My Dad's Secret Ambition Vol. 1Kakushigoto, Vol. 1 by Koji Kumeta

I was skeptical about this because I thought it might be like Ao-chan Can’t Study, but after reading @spiravirgo‘s review about it, I felt reassured to pick it up!

A Flood of PosiesA Flood of Posies by Tiffany Meuret

A post-apocalytpic sci-fi horror novel is the vibe I’m getting from the cover and the synopsis, so I added it, of course!


Witch HuntWitch Hunt by Cate Conte

A murder mystery with the protagonist discovering she is the prime suspect, and also a witch? I am so in the mood for a cozy mystery!


The Angel of the CrowsThe Angel of the Crows by Katherine Addison

In an alternate 1880s London, angels inhabit every public building, and vampires and werewolves walk the streets with human beings under a well-regulated truce.It is giving me The Hollows vibes. Also there’s Jack the Ripper skulking around.


A Curse of Gold (A Touch of Gold, #2) A Lady's Guide to Mischief and Murder


Among the Beasts and BriarsAmong the Beasts & Briars by Ashley Poston

A utopic kingdom surrounded by a cursed forest? Sign me up!


The Mythic DreamThe Mythic Dream by Toshikazu Kawaguchi

An anthology of eighteen classic myth retellings


GrownGrown by Tiffany D Jackson

An aspiring teen singer who was taken under the wing of a famous R&B star (who sounds abusive from the synopsis), wakes up with no memory of the previous night, and his blood on her hands.

Charming as a VerbCharming as a Verb by Ben Philippe

A popular kid who seems to have some less-than-honest schemes, and an intense classmate who blackmails him into improving her image at school – like, I am already invested in this rom-com

Early DeparturesEarly Departures by Justin A Reynolds

A speculative fiction with the hook of “What if you could bring your best friend back to life—but only for a short time? Jamal’s best friend, Q, doesn’t know that he died, and that he’s about to die . . . again.

Black SunBlack Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse

“inspired by the civilizations of the Pre-Columbian Americas and woven into a tale of celestial prophecies, political intrigue, and forbidden magic


By Force AloneBy Force Alone by Lavie Tidhar

Everyone thinks they know the story of King Arthur and his knights of the Round Table. The fact is they don’t know sh*t. Arthur? An over-promoted gangster.Merlin? An eldritch parasite. Excalibur? A shady deal with a watery arms dealer. Britain?

Or What You WillOr What You Will by Jo Walton

A deliciously meta premise, with the character of an author who wants to make sure he doesn’t die off when his author does, and plans to convince her to reach for immortality.

Fable (Fable, #1) Fable by Adrienne Young

A trader abandons his daughter on a dangerous island, and she has to work to survive, get off the island, and get back to him.


A Golden FuryA Golden Fury by Samantha Cohoe

The daughter of an alchemist, after seeing her mother go insane from the creation of the Philosopher’s stone, wants to prevent the alchemists in Oxford (who don’t take her seriously) from doing the same.

EventideEventide by Sarah Goodman

A newcomer in a secretive town + possibly supernatural happenings + early 20th century setting = I’m hella interested


RuinsongRuinsong by Julia Ember

It has been described as “a queer Phantom of the Opera retelling with music magic and girls wearing pink ballgowns and ribbons while brutally destroying their enemies.” Like come on, of course I would add it!

Burning RosesBurning Roses by S L Huang

Old queer ladies? Fairytale vibes! I am so here for it!


Nobody Knows but YouNobody Knows But You by Anica Mrose Rissi

A girl keeping a secret for her best friend? And the secret being a murder? Color me intrigued.


The Lost City (The Omte Origins, #1)The Lost City by Amanda Hocking

There is a spin-off to the Trylle trilogy??? And this is the first I’m hearing about it????


Hush (Hush, #1)Hush by Dylan Farrow

I had seen this around but I thought it was literary fiction, but it is actually a fantasy! How do you speak up in a world where propaganda is a twisted form of magic?

The Left-Handed Booksellers of LondonThe Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix

A girl’s quest to find her father leads her to an extended family of magical fighting booksellers who police the mythical Old World of England when it intrudes on the modern world.


Daytime Shooting Star, Vol. 7 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Vol. 14 Love Me, Love Me Not, Vol. 3 Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku, Vol. 3 Persona 5, Vol. 3 Kaguya-sama: Love Is War, Vol. 15 Children of the Whales, Vol. 15 BEASTARS, Vol. 7 Prince Freya, Vol. 2 An Incurable Case of Love, Vol. 4 As the Shadow Rises (The Age of Darkness, #2) The Morning Flower (The Omte Origins, #2)

Shelved on Goodreads

There Will Come a Darkness (The Age of Darkness, #1)There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool

For generations, the Seven Prophets guided humanity. Using their visions of the future, they ended wars and united nations―until the day, one hundred years ago, when the Prophets disappeared.
All they left behind was one final, secret prophecy, foretelling an Age of Darkness and the birth of a new Prophet who could be the world’s salvation . . . or the cause of its destruction.

 Fire Becomes Her by Rosiee Thor

queer YA fantasy with a Jazz Age spark follows a politically savvy girl from the wrong side of the tracks as her drive for self-advancement comes into conflict with her heart during an election year where magic buys votes

The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri

a new trilogy set in a world inspired by the history and epics of India, in which a captive princess and a maidservant in possession of forbidden magic become unlikely allies on a dark journey to save their empire from the princess’s traitor brother

Reclaim the Stars by Zoraida Cordova

An anthology of SFF stories from Latinx authors

40 new books shelved!

What new books have you added to your shelves? Any of these you excited for?

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