Sunday, 4 March 2012

In My Mailbox (132) and (133)

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi @ The Story Siren



Review:

Unrest by Michelle Harrison (Squee!)
Silver by Andrew Motion
Toxic Treacle by Echo Freer
Torn by Amanda Hocking
When You Were Mine by Rebecca Searle
Shooting Stars by Allison Rushby (I've read this and loved it!  Review coming soon.)
Infamous by Sherilyn Kenyon
Poison Heart by S B Hayes

BZRK by Michael Grant
Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick by Joe Schreiber
Skin Deep by Laura Jarratt (This is a second copy so I'll have a giveaway for this one soon)
The Magnificent Moon Hare by Sue Monroe
Where is Fred by Ali Pye
The Big Adventure of the Snails by Helen Stephens
(a lovely surprise from Egmont - thank you!)

A massive thank you to everyone who sent books for review:D

I also went to a couple of events.  First up was a visit to Simon & Schuster where we got to meet Philippa Gregory and ask her questions about her upcoming YA book called Changeling.  It was a fab event - massive thanks Philippa Gregory and to Simon & Schuster for organising it.  For more details check out Sarah's event report over at Feeling Fictional. 

We also got sent some of her adult titles - they look awesome!



White Queen by Philipa Gregory
Red Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory

And this week I went to the Bloomsbury Offices where we met Celia Rees.  She spoke about her writing and answered questions for us.  Big thanks to Celia and Bloomsbury for the event - it was brilliant!  Plus we got given this awesome goodie bag:



This is Not Forgiveness by Celia Rees
Burn Mark by Laura Powell
Dead Time by Anne Cassidy



Bought:

A Touch Mortal by Leah Clifford
Perception by Kim Harrington (starting reading this the moment it arrived!  And loved it!  Review to follow shortly)
Dead is a Battlefield by Marlene Perez
My Big Fat Teen Crisis by Jenny Smith
The Repossession by Sam Hawksmoor
Exposed by Kimberly Marcus
The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
Fine Art of Truth or Dare by Melissa Jensen
The Look by Sophia Bennett
Forgiven by Jana Oliver
Sticky Fingers by Nick Burnham
All Fall Down by Sally Nicolls

Gifted
The First Days by Rhiannon Frater (Thanks Sarah!)

Hope you all have a great week:D

9 comments:

TheBookAddictedGirl said...

GREAT books! I am very jealous! ;)
And I really recommend Au Revoir, Crazy European Chick! It's bonkers and brilliant!
Happy reading! x

Natframpton said...

Woah you did well this week...AGAIN. I never finished that celia Rees book lol

Luisa at Chicklish said...

Wow, what a lot of wonderful books (that I want to read) - and are those Jess Jordan stickers? They look gorgeous!

Cliona said...

Oh you got such amazing books! Lucky :)

Jesse @ Books 4 Teens said...

wow, some really interesting books in there - I'm really interested to see what you think of The Look, happy reading :D

Jules said...

I'm always amazed at your IMM :D

So many great books, enjoy I look forward to hearing about them :)

Robyn @ Robolobolyn's Universe said...

Phillipa Gregory has got some gorgeous covers going on! I'd read those books based on the cover alone!

Looks like you got some great books this week, enjoy!

My IMM - http://robolobolynsuniverseofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/03/in-my-mailbox-030412.html

Jess said...

Congrats on the amazing haul this week! So jealous! Enjoy!

Here's mine:

http://wickedlybookish.blogspot.com/

Clover said...

Oh, I am always jealous of your book hauls :) Dying to read When You Were Mine and zillions of the others too! Happy reading!

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