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September 15, 2012

Stacking the Shelves #12 - Birthday Edition + My Thanks

Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews where you can share books obtained via the bookstore, the library, online, through trade, borrowed from friends, gifted and/or received for review that you're adding to your shelf.
(pssst, if you click on the cover/picture of the books it'll take you to the Goodreads page!) 

For Review: 
- Thanks to AToMR book blog tours, Autumn, and Melissa for Betwixt.
- Thanks to Netgalley and Atria Books (S&S) for PoR.

Freebies :)
Short stories to Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan!
I haven't read these yet, but I'm super excited because I have a 
fierce, serious and absolute obsession, addiction and infatuation to all things Jared Lynburn<3

The Collector bookmarks
- Thanks to Victoria Scott!

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So, my birthday was on Monday (September 10) Yay for turning 22 for me! And I got a bunch of surprises throughout the week! Some are bookish things and some are not, I still wanted to share!


Momo's Surprise #1
+ $25 GC to B&N
+ Assorted Jolly Rancher candies and Starburst
+ Birthday Card that is absolutely priceless

Momo's Surprise #2
+ more candy, Hello Kitty awesomness, bracelet and cute magnets!
** Massive thanks and xoxo to Momo! iheartyou.

Jena's Suprise #1

Jena's Surprise #2: #TheJenaPackage
- Deity by Jennifer L. Armentrout (signed)
+ Bag of Blow Pops
+ Bag of  chewy Spree candy
+ $15 GC to iTunes
+ set of Express Hi-Def Nail Appliques
+ Tie Dye Shirt (made by Jena, herself <3)
+ Embrace Tote Bag
+ the best heartfelt letter a friend could ever receive =)
**'tackle hug' and huge thank you to Jena, iheartyou.

**All from my boyfriend, whom I adore and love and appreciate more than I can ever say.

*phew* Let's just say I was basically like this...

and certainly this..

But of course, it's not about the presents. It's the people I spent it with.
Of course my boyfriend, my family, and my friends who texted me (because they remembered)
Thank you.

And the people who I haven't met (in person), but made this day even better that it should have been..

First and foremost, the two people who made my birthday especially special:
These two make me smile, cry, laugh, everything in between. They are truly spectacular.
I'm so thankful and grateful and glad that I've gotten to know them. 

Also, I want to thank these amazing people who are my 
 twitter friends, blogger friends, or possibly both (and who I love unconditionally) 
that made me smile on my special day (:


And these people who greeted me 'Happy Birthday' when no one else remembered 
(also some twitter/blogger friends that I've come to know):



You all deserve this, from me:
I adore you guys, so freaking much.

All in all, my birthday was a great one!


Happy Weekend!
Tell me what you got this week (:

22 comments:

  1. i'm glad you had such a fabulous birthday

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  2. you had a lot of wonderful books and you have some I have in my TBR pile so I hope I'll read them soon. Happy reading!

    here is mine

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  3. Birthdays are so much fun. I love the pictures of all the books. Great haul darling.

    Grace

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  4. Happy belated birthday! So glad that you had such a great day, and got so many bookish beauties! Your friends are pretty amazing :) I am going to have to read the short stories to Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan, but first, I should crack open my copy of the book first, huh?
    Hope you enjoy all the books you got this week! Thanks for sharing and happy reading!

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    Stop by our STS :)

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  5. wow, good birthday for you, I am jealous of the Deity one, I am anxious to read that one. Happy Birthday, and glad it was a good one for you
    Here is mine
    Stacking the Shelves & In My Mailbox

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  6. Happy belated birthday :D Oh, you got so much awesome. <3 Congrats :D Hope you enjoy it all. <3 :)
    Love, Carina

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  7. Happy belated birthday! It's wonderful to have friends like that :)

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  8. Happy belated birthday! It was also my birthday this week :) All the books you got are awesome, especially Catching Jordan and Deity sounds amazing! I hope you had a great birthday and enjoy all of your books!

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  9. Sounds like you had a fabulous birthday. :) Enjoy everything and it's so nice that you did shout outs to everyone like that.

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  10. Happy Belated Birthday, Jessirae! From the sound of it, you had a blast so yay =D

    Also, great book haul. Promise looks great as well as all the other books you got. The Collector bookmark is gorgeous!

    Here's my Book Haul post.

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

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  11. Ooo, the new cover for Slammed and Point of Retreat look bemazing--I gotta get that new set! And Unspoken...looks like I need to read that one soooooon! Both you and Jena love it to pieces and I trust you guys so...it's totes a must!

    Yaaay! I'm so super duper happy that 1) everything arrived to you in one piece and 2) relatively on time, lol! :) I hope that your 22nd birthday was a blast and that it put allllllll the other birthdays before it to shame! <333 Love you girl!

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  12. Jessirae you know I totally love your guts right?! You got so much awesome stuff for your b-day!! I am so happy that it was awesome and that you bf spoiled you because you TOTALLY deserve it!! I really NEED/WANT/MUST have Unspoken and after your review and all the gushing I need it more lol. Hope you enjoy all your new pretties <3 Here's my My Weekly Report if you have a moment :)

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  13. I'm glad you had a lovely day! There's nothing better than spending a birthday with friends and family. You got some lovely presents! Speechless, Girl of Nightmares, Catching Jordan and The Iron Legends all look amazing! *hugs*

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  14. You got SO many awesome things this week!!! Damn girl ;)

    I haven't read Jared's short story yet... But I did print it out ;) hahahah! I wanted my own copy ;).

    I hope you enjoy all the books you got from me & Momo because they are all AMAZING!!! Also your bf got you sweet shadows which I'm totes jelly of... Ive gotta buy that!

    I HEART you <3 you are awesome and deserve all the awesomeness you've gotten this week :). Actually you deserve it every week! Too bad I don't live in CA I'd say you me and Momo need to go to a concert, go have some drinks, have a sleep over and gush about fabulous fictional boys hahah! Luuuuv you

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  15. Happy Belated Birthday! I'm glad you had such a fantastic day! And so many great presents and books! Enjoy all your things and happy reading!!

    Thanks for stopping by my STS! =)

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  16. I'm glad you had a great birthday! And woo for your boyfriend picking out such great books. I think if a boyfriend tried to buy books for me he wouldn't have a clue what to get. lol I loved Catching Jordan, A Beautiful Disaster, and Speechless! Happy reading! Thanks for stopping by!

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  17. Beyond Amazing book week!! So many pretty books and OMG all the swag is seriously to die for!! Congrats on everything!!

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  18. HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY AGAIN I'M SO GLAD IT WAS AWESOME!!!! <3333 Also, I hope you enjoy all your amazing books and The Iron Legends? VIOLATE IT. :D Ahh I would do a HUGE comment for all your awesome books (especially the CANDY!!!) but I won't totally overwhelm you lok. But Deity looks AWESOMESAUCE! It's all prettiful too and the flower design is just SOOO pretty! Enjoy Jessirae! :)

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  19. Happy Belated BDAY! :D AND AWESOME FREAKING HAUL! I'm super jealous of Deity. (I'm pouting right now)* lol Hope you enjoy all!
    And thanks for stopping by.

    Janina @ Synchronized Reading

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  20. Awww.... *gives you great big hug* I'm glad you had such a good birthday! <3 I hope you enjoy all your amazing new books! Happy reading! =)

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