Stacking the Shelves is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. This meme gives bloggers a chance to share with readers what we bought, borrowed, swapped, won or received for review each week. I also decided that I would do a weekly recap, and link up with The Sunday Post, which is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba @ hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer, that was inspired in part by In My Mailbox. It’s a post to recap the past week, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up for the week on our blog.
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories #1) by Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell
More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (Scary Stories #2) by Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell
Scary Stories 3: More Tales to Chill Your Bones (Scary Stories #3) by Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell
Last Week on the Blog
This Week on the Blog
- Book Review – Shifter: City of Wolves (Shifter Series) by Avery Burch
- Teaser & Top Ten Tuesday: Halloween themed freebie — your choice (ie. 10 best ghost stories, 10 things that scare you in books, 10 literary Halloween costumes, 10 vampire novels, 10 books that WILL scare you, 10 non-scary books for Halloween, 10 scariest covers, etc.)
- Waiting on Wednesday: Warriors of the Storm (The Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories #9) by Bernard Cornwell
- Book Review: Scandal Part 1 by Alison Foster
- Book Review: Embrace the Darkness (The Darkness Trilogy) by L. M. Justus
- The Beauty of Lies (A Stand By Me Novel) by Brinda Berry (Ends 10/28)
- The Darkest Torment (Lords of the Underworld) by Gena Showalter (Ends 10/25)
Life Outside the ‘Net
This week was pretty uneventful, except for the fact that I bought myself a new car. My beloved Prius was falling apart, and becoming too expensive for me to maintain. After returning to my car last Sunday when I was grocery shopping, and discovering the hatchback door handle was disintegrating, I decided that was the last straw. I went to the dealer, told him what I wanted, what I could do. If it worked, great. If not, then I’d come back when I was in a better place financially. He was able to meet my demands, and I was able to drive off with my new Ford Fusion. YAY!
So far I love it! The gas mileage isn’t as good as the Prius, of course, but it’s pretty darn good. It drives like a dream, has a great sound system, and lots of bells and whistles. More importantly, it’s a lease, so in three years I can get a new one. Right when the warranty expires. Perfect for me. The best thing? I won’t need to get maintenance until about 7-10,000 miles. Considering I only drive 6.5K a year? Priceless!