Filling the Shelf – 35

Filling the Shelf is basically Mailbox Monday (this month hosted by Amused by Books) or In my Mailbox (created by The Story Siren ), but with a title that suits my blog 😀 If you’re interested in joining the fun or seeing what other bloggers added to their shelves, I invite you to visit those two awesome features!

This week, two books added to the shelf, added on our trip to Toronto. I love getting new books when we visit somewhere, even if it’s books I can easily get here. The only place we went and I didn’t get one was Cuba, and I really wish I did!

Anyway, here are my most recent purchases :

Rebirth by Sophie Littlefield : I made no secret of how much I loved the first book in this series about a post-apocalyptic future filled with zombies. Aftertime has been one of my favorite novels this year. So of course I went and got the second book, though before I start reading it I have to read the novella that takes place in between.

The Nine Lives of Chloe King by Liz Braswell : After seeing the first few episodes of this series, I was a bit disappointed even though I loved the premise. So I hadn’t really planned on reading the books it was based on, but then Tasha posted her review of it and it changed my mind. Also, getting the 3 books in one volume made me feel a little less guilty about the number of books I was adding to the shelves!

What did you add to your shelves recently? Have you read one of these two books?

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11 responses to “Filling the Shelf – 35”

  1. RAnn says :

    Never heard of either one. Hope you enjoy.

  2. Selina says :

    I loved Aftertime and I am planning to read Rebirth soon! The in-between-novella was nothing special to be honest, but you can give it a go since it’s only a 40 pages or so…

  3. Juju at Tales of Whimsy... says :

    I’ve been watching Chloe King and debating this one. I heard bad stuff though. Good luck! I look forward to your thoughts.

  4. kaye says :

    These are new to me. I hope you enjoy them and have a great week!

  5. Kim V says :

    I’m starting to enjoy a little sci fi, so The Rebirth novel intrigues me.

  6. VioletCrush says :

    Have heard a lot of good things about the Nine Lives book. Hope you enjoy both. I buy atleast one book when I’m traveling too but it’s usually from a local author.

  7. BermudaOnion says :

    Both books are new to me. I hope you love them!

  8. Beth(bookaholicmom) says :

    These both look interesting. I think buying books when traveling is a good idea. I love visiting different bookstores when in a different place. It always feels like home in bookstores no matter where they are.

  9. zibilee says :

    These are new to me too, but the zombie book sounds fantastic! I hope that you enjoy them both, and I look forward to hearing your thoughts on them!

  10. Hanna says :

    I’m not sure about The Nine Lives of Chloe King. The episodes were done so badly it really put me off.

    Can’t wait to see what you think of it 🙂

  11. The Book Wurrm says :

    Chloe King, the TV series, is just plain bad. I watched the first episode and cringed through the bad acting. Hopefully the books are way better.

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