{Mirror Mirror} Liza’s Updates, a Big Haul and a Miracle

Posted January 27, 2018 by Liza in Stacking the Shelves / 16 Comments

Mirror Mirror is our feature that replaces the old Stacking The Shelves/Weekly Recap posts. Bieke decided to make her own original feature because it was more than just a STS or recap post.

Life, News & Happenings

Hi there gorgeous readers! I hope your 2018 is going well, I’m dealing with some health issues, but I’m well for the most part.  I already had the obligatory January cold (it seems I have a bad one at the beginning of each year) with laryngitis to boot, but I’m fine now.  I think hubby enjoyed that I couldn’t talk for three days to be honest 😉

This is a rare sight indeed, you might even say it’s a small miracle!  I’m married to a non-reader, but I gave hubby Endurance by Scott Kelly since he’s such a big fan for anything NASA related and he’s reading it!

hubby reading and Candi picking on top of the book

If you missed my post about goals, you can read it here.

If you missed my post about health goals, you can read it here. On that note, I tried to make “fried cauliflower rice” and it wasn’t bad.


It’s been a while so bear with me because this is a long one 🙂

You Might Have Missed

New to my Shelves

Purchased for Kindle


Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab – There was a sale in Amazing and I got this and the next two books because of it.

Geekerella by Ashley Poston – I’ve heard amazing things about this book.

The Bear and the Nightingale by Kahterine Arden – I started reading this one but returned the book to the library so now I can finish it.

Mesmerized by Candace Camp – I read a book by Camp recently and loved it, so I’m starting this series soon.

The Soul Weaver by Heidi Catherine – I couldn’t find a link for Goodreads for this book, but it sounds amazing AND Australian authors are awesome.

A Scottish Lord for Christmas by Lauren Smith – This one is Alyssa’s fault 🙂


Everywhere You Want to Be by Christina June – Christina is a part of our YADC group and a dear, can’t wait to read it.

Defiant by Lesley Livingston – I received this one in audio (Thanks Ramdom Penguin!)

Reign of the Fallen by Sarah Glenn Marsh –  Leah reviewed this one already and I hope to listen to the audio soon.

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman – Sounds so good!

Scream All Night by Derek Milman –  All the reviews that said this book is funny and thus I hope it is.
Contagion by Erin Bowman – Scifi? Yes, please!
Nine by Zach Hines – I wounder what would I do if I had nine lives?…
These Rebel Waves by Sara Raasch – No explanation needed.
Little Do We Know by Tamara Ireland Stone – Just look at the cover!
Blood Veil by Megan Erickson – I really enjoyed Blood Guard and I’m eager to continue the series.
Song of Blood and Stone by L. Penelope – Fantasy!
Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett – Fantasy!  (see a these there?)
Miriam Sharma Hits the Road by Sheba Karim – Road trip books are awesome!
Invisible Ghosts by Robyn Schneider – Ghosts?  Hmmm…
The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James – This book was in my WoW recently so I’m trilled to have a copy now.

What’s new to your shelves?



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16 responses to “{Mirror Mirror} Liza’s Updates, a Big Haul and a Miracle

  1. “Alyssa’s fault” hehehehehehehehe. 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 😀 I hope you like that one! I thought it was delightful. That is SO COOL that your husband is reading! That sounds like a cool book. I’m glad you’re feeling better and hey, that rice looks great! Good job!

    Have a fabulous week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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  2. My husband isn’t a reader either but since he just ordered me new bookshelves for my birthday, I can overlook it. Wow, you got so many awesome books here. My husband usually has the scheduled bronchitis in March so I totally know what you mean about the obligatory January cold. Hope you are on the mend!

  3. I loved Geekerella. So much fun! I hope you enjoy it. I am coveting your books right now. I so want to read the new Tamara Ireland Stone and you have the new Christina June. *grabby hands* I keep trying the cauliflower stuff, and it usually tastes ok, but my problem is it is not kind to me after. But, your “rice” did look delish.

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    • Liza

      I’m sure I will love Greekerella Sam! Thanks for all the kind words about my haul. Eating low-carb is no always easy, I fare better with the cauliflower than with other veggies. Have you tried Beano? I usually take it before I eat some veggies and it helps a lot.

  4. Amazing haul Liza. I can see a lot of books that I want too 😀 I requested Miriam Sharma Hits the Road too on Edelweiss, but unfortunately, I got turned down 😛

    And I am married to a non-reader too 😀 But I bet he won’t read a book with so much interest like your husband is reading 😀

    I hope you enjoy all of your new book 🙂

    Sim @ Flipping Through the Pages recently posted: Stacking the Shelves #16
    • Liza

      Thanks Sim. I hope you get Miriam soon anyway… Hubby reads when he has to and very seldom for fun like this. It makes me happy to see him reading though 🙂

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