Stacking the Shelves is a meme hosted by Tynga at Tynga's Reviews! It's a way to highlight the books that everyone got throughout the week.
Christmas Gifts -
Jim Henson: The Biography
For the first time
ever-a comprehensive biography of one of the twentieth-century's most
innovative creative artists: the incomparable, irreplaceable Jim Henson.
was a gentle dreamer whose genial bearded visage was recognized around
the world, but most people got to know him only through the iconic
characters born of his fertile imagination: Kermit the Frog, Bert and
Ernie, Miss Piggy, Big Bird. The Muppets made Jim Henson a household
name, but they were only part of his remarkable story.
Published by Ballantine Books
I can't wait! I adore the muppets, and Henson seemed to have a positive impact on everyone around him. So, I will be diving into this during the next snowstorm we have.
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
society that Tris Prior once believed in is shattered—fractured by
violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when
offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she’s known, Tris
is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she and Tobias will find a simple
new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and
But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming
than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered
meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves.
And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human
nature—and of herself—while facing impossible choices about courage,
allegiance, sacrifice, and love.
Told from a riveting dual
perspective, Allegiant, by #1 New York Times best-selling author
Veronica Roth, brings the Divergent series to a powerful conclusion
while revealing the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated
millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent.
Published by Katherine Tegen Books
Well, I remember the public outcry at the ending, but I avoided being spoiled. So, I will be sure to have a box of tissues handy just in case.