Stacking The Shelves #97

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

Some amazing adds this week!


Koimonogatari: Love Stories, Vol. 1Koimonogatari, Vol. 1 by Tohru Tagura

The story sounds similar to Blue Sky Feeling


The Obsidian Tower (Rooks and Ruin, #1)Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso

The mage-marked granddaughter of a ruler of Vaskandar, Ryx was destined for power and prestige at the top of Vaskandran society. But her magic is broken; all she can do is uncontrollably drain the life from everything she touches, and Vaskandar has no place for a mage with unusable powers.” I’ve seen some comparisons to X-men’s Rogue.

The Thief on the Winged HorseWitch Hunt by Cate Conte

A family with a magic doll making business? I jumped at that alone.


Half LifeHalf Life by Lilian Clark

Technically, I got this for a blog tour. It is about a girl who has a clone of herself to do half the tasks of her life. An overachiever enrolls in an experimental clone study to prove that two (of her own) heads are better than one in this fast-paced, near-future adventure that’s Black Mirror meets Becky Albertalli.

The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire, #1)The Bone Shard Daughter by Andrea Stewart

In an empire controlled by bone shard magic, Lin, the former heir to the emperor will fight to reclaim her magic and her place on the throne. ” 


The Heirs of Locksley (The Robin Hood Stories, #2)


Soulswift Soulswift by Megan Bannen

A dark, epic fantasy about a girl who must reevaluate everything she believes after she is betrayed and hunted by the religion that raised her


This Is Not a Ghost Story This is not a Ghost Story by Andrea Portes

“Daffodil Franklin has plans for a quiet summer before her freshman year at college, and luckily, she’s found the job that can give her just that: housesitting a mansion for a wealthy couple. But as the summer progresses and shadows lengthen, Daffodil comes to realize the house is more than it appears.” A sentient house with a grudge? Sign me TF up!

I Left The House Today!: Comics by Cassandra Calin I Left the House Today! by Cassandra Calin

compendium of first-person comics about the trials of the single life, school, stress, junk food, shaving, and maintaining a healthy self-image.

Windswept: A Novel Windswept by Gwen Cole

Okay this totally reminded me of the movie Jumper, only this seems from the perspective of the girl.

Magic Lessons: The Prequel to Practical Magic Magic Lessons by Alice Hoffman

“the story of Maria Owens, accused of witchcraft in Salem, and matriarch of a line of the amazing Owens women and men featured in Practical Magic and The Rules of Magic.

I Had That Same Dream Again I Had That Same Dream Again by Yoru Sumino

An unhappy girl who engages in self-harm, a high schooler ostracized by her classmates, and an old woman looking to live out her twilight years in peace–what could three such different people have in common? That’s what grade schooler Nanoka Koyanagi is trying to find out. Assigned by her teacher to define what “happiness” means to her, Nanoka tries to find her place in the world by exploring her relationships with these three strangers, and through them, comes to know herself.

Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear (Light Novel) Vol. 1 Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, Vol 1 by Kumanano

A bouncy light novel series about a girl transported to her favorite video game world with her magical bearsuit equippedHonestly got this for the cute factor alone

Love Me for Who I Am, Vol. 1 Love Me for Who I Am, Vol 1 by Kata Konayama

An LGBT+ manga about finding friendship and common ground at an untraditional maid café! The main character is non-binary and is invited by a classmate to work at his family’s cafe.

Adachi and Shimamura (Light Novel) Vol. 1 Adachi and Shimamura, Vol 1 by Hitoma Aruma

A yuri light novel : Adachi and Shimamura, two young women who attend the same high school, are inseparable friends. Whether playing table tennis, chatting about favorite TV shows, or just relaxing together, they’re happy to share their days. When Adachi’s friendship turns into romantic attraction, the relationship begins to change, one day at a time.”


When Villains Rise Gold Wings Rising

Shelved on Goodreads

 Peter Darling There Will Come a Darkness by Katy Rose Pool

Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself to life as Wendy Darling. Growing up, however, has only made him realize how inescapable his identity as a man is.Recced to me by @spiravirgo, and is about a trans man Peter Pan!

First, Become Ashes First, Become Ashes by K M Szpara

The Fellowship raised Lark to kill monsters. His partner betrayed them to the Feds. But Lark knows his magic is real, and he’ll do anything to complete his excited for Szpara’s next book!

The Ex Hex by Erin Sterling (Rachel Hawkins)

pitched as “Hocus Pocus in the Gilmore Girls’ Stars Hollow” A witch discovers her silly bad breakup ritual might have actually worked when her ex-boyfriend returns to town years later and everything around them begins to go haywire.Written by Rachel Hawkins (!) as Erin Sterling.

Fools in Love (edited) by Rebecca Podos

“A romance anthology offering new takes on classic romance tropes in multiple genres

Eternally Yours by Patrice Caldwell

a YA paranormal romance anthology


Red Queen (The Chronicles of Alice, #2) Only Ashes Remain (Market of Monsters, #2) Red Skies Falling (Skybound, #2) When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain

26 new books shelved!

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

3 thoughts on “Stacking The Shelves #97

  1. I recently added and am excited to read Llama Unleashes the Alpacalypse by Jonathan Stutzman, The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen, and The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams, to name a few. 🙂

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