Stacking the Shelves #62

Stacking the Shelves #62

Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga’s Reviews where book enthusiasts can show off their newest additions to their collection!

FullSizeRenderFive new books this week – not too bad, especially seeing as I only paid for one of them! I received one book from TeenCon at Sydney Writer’s Festival, a friend found a second-hand copy of one of the books in a series I’m collecting, and then I found two lovely finished copies on the freebies pile at work! Lucky week! 🙂

  • Legion – Brandon Sanderson

This is one of the BEST short stories I have EVER read. I own it in a combined collection, but have wanted this pretty hardcover edition for quite some time. I caved this week!

  • Red Sister – Mark Lawrence

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Sydney Writer’s Festival All Day YA 2017

Sydney Writer’s Festival All Day YA 2017

I had not intended to attend the Sydney Writer’s Festival All Day YA this year, as it was in Parramatta and it was just a bit too far from my place to feasibly get to. However, I was lucky enough to win a ticket from the wonderful people at Happy Indulgence, and I am so delighted – it was a marvellous day and I would have missed out had I not made the trek to the Riverside Theatres! It was a great location, though I did miss being close to the city…

The day started out with a highly entertaining panel with five contributors of the Begin, End, Begin: LoveOzYA Anthology. It was hysterical – the camaraderie between the authors was just wonderful to watch. And Will Kostakis remains one of the funniest people I have had the pleasure to watch on stage! I had my book signed by all five – Danielle Binks, Gabrielle Tozer, Will Kostakis, Jaclyn Moriarty and Amie Kaufman. All are just wonderful humans.

I was then lucky enough to attend a sold-out event with Rupi Kaur, the amazing poet behind bestseller milk and honey. Read more