Sunday, 13 March 2011

In My Mailbox #112: New Books This Week


In My Mailbox idea from Kristi @ The Story Siren, and all links take you to Amazon. Click images for a bigger picture!


There were so many exciting books in my post box this week, and most of them were a complete surprise. I'm particularly excited to read Spirit of the Titanic, as I'm really interested in the Titanic and everything to do with it. Chime also sounds really good... yay!

Here are this week's books!


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For review:
I need to read these - I love angels!

I don't read a lot of adult chick-lit, but this sounds funny. I had no idea I was getting a copy, but hey, I'll give it a try!

  • Chime by Franny Billingsley
This sounds amazing, and I've heard some great things from other bloggers. The jacket is lovely too. Well done Bloomsbury!

Yay Tamsyn!

This is a UK book from new publisher Phoenix Yard Books. Very cool.

Sounds funny and light. Just what I'm in the mood for.

I need ot read the first book in this series. It's on my shelf waiting, and has an equally lovely cover!

It's Captain Jack Sparrow. 'Nuff said.

Like I mentioned above, I'm a bit of a Titanic nut so I can't wait to read this.

Sounds like an episode of Gossip Girl gone wrong... looking forward to it!

I love Vanessa's Zelah Green series, and I'm hoping this new book is just as good. No Zelah, but Lilah May sounds just as cool.

How good does this sound?! And it's Australian. Thumbs up.

Read this already and laughed my way through it. I'm rather fond of this series for 7+. Hehe.

I LOVE Carol Lynch Williams. I'm reading this at the moment and so far so good. This woman is brilliant.

This is my second copy of Divergent, which is going to one of my lovely friend's homes. I read it this week and let me just say WOW. Fantastic book. Buy it when it's out! (I am - a shiny finished copy will be mine!)


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Bought:
I went to the discount book shop again this week (yes, the one responsible for introducing me to Gail Carriger and Soulless. I love that place!) and noticed these sitting on the floor. I've been meaning to read this series for ages, so I bought them. US editions for £2.99 each... yeesss!!

After seeing pictures of this online, I had to buy the US edition. It's beautiful.

Yay Eragon! This was also £2.99, and it's pretty amazing. Lovely book.



Happy reading, everyone!

27 comments:

Sally said...

Awesome books this week! Divergent is definitely going on my wishlist. Love the Chime cover. Haven't heard of some of these books before - will have to check them out.
Sally.
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KelseyAnne said...

WOW great IMM you have a lot of amazing books to read here. Very jealous =] I bought the US Across the Universe as well =] since in the UK it's only in paperback .

KelseyAnne

Liz. R said...

Ooh, niiice! I got Divergent and The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook too. Chime looks great, and the US version of Across the Universe is very pretty. Plus, I like the look of Vulture's Gate. Another great set of books! Enjoy :).

Cat @ Beyond Books said...

I keep seeing Chime pop up all over the place lately. I am intrigued.

Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books said...

Miles From Ordinary was stunning. Can't wait to see your review of Divergent, I'm hearing a lot of things about that book. You got an awesome bunch of books this week, so happy reading!

Here's my IMM!

SisterSpooky said...

another great IMM. I've had the first Fallen book for ages after I bought it on a whim and STILL haven't read it!

kirsty at the overflowing library said...

miles from ordinary = now officially jealous!!

Asamum said...

Great book week. I am looking forward to your review of Miles from Ordinary, well I am looking forward to your reviews on a lot of them books :D
ENJOY

Cicely said...

Divergent is just awesome. And Across the Universe I loved too! Chime and Blood on my hands look brilliant!
Happy reading! :D

Lori said...

Ooo! I don't know if you saw my gushing on Twitter about Chime, but it is incredible! It's really, really good! I want to read it again! :) I think you will like it too. And I really liked Miles from Ordinary and I cannot wait to read Divergent!! Great haul!

That Book Blog said...

I got Across the Universe this week too, and my copy of Miles From Ordinary is on its way for next week (: Completely jealous of Divergent.
You got such a good IMM this week (: Enjoy reading them all

Jesse Owen said...

Ooh! Fab books this week, I love the sound of The Bad Karma Diaries and the cover for Chime looks gorgeous! Happy Reading :D

Lauren said...

There are so many titles there that have piqued my interest. I'm intrigued by Coping With Chloe, and I've been hearing great things about Divergent so I'm sure I'll be looking out for that one. Blood On My Hands sounds unmissable too. Book envy!

Alison said...

Fab reads! Miles From Ordinary and Bad Karma Diaries sound especially good.
My IMM

Sab H. said...

YAY CHIME!! I really want to read that one! Let me know what you think. And all I have to say about Divergent is.. <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

Becky said...

I'm intrigued by Vulture's Gate... because its Australian. But I'm not in the mood for dystopia so I'll wait and see what you think before I order it.

Kay (Dead Book Darling) said...

Fab fab week - I always love your IMM posts! Blood on my hands looks intriguing... shall have to check it out. And, oh!, the hardback version of Across the Universe is stunning!

Just Your Typical Book Blog said...

Very nice loot this week! Of course there are tons of titles I had never heard of so now I have to go check them out lol Happy reading :)

Christy @ReaderBee said...

Great mailbox! I'm really looking foward to reading Divergent! Enjoy!

Cliona said...

A lot of people seem to have got Chime and My So-Called... They both look really good, as do your other books especially Across The Universe. The cover is GORGEOUS!

leanne_luce : YA FOREVER said...

Amazing IMM as always!!
That Titanic book looks fantastic - think I may well get myself that!!

And Divergent :O I'm hearing so much buzz about it, which kinda scares me a little as I want to love it already!!!!

BooksforCompany said...

So many books!
l also got Chime this book and l look forward to comparing our thoughts =)

I Want To Read That said...

Great week! I'm so tempted to get the US Across the Universe (really like the reversable cover!) and I love the look of Coping with chloe. Hope you enjoy:)

Book Sake said...

So many great books. I love the title of My So Called Phantom Love Life...reminscent of the tv show My So Called Life.

Our Mailbox is at BookSake.

abeautifulmadness said...

You got some really good. Have fun reading them!

Rachel said...

I've been hearing great things about Miles From Ordinary so I'll be interested to see if you love it too :)

Here's my IMM: http://crackaspinebookreviews.blogspot.com/2011/03/in-my-mailbox-3.html

Mark said...

It seems there are a number of books on the Titanic being released for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic sinking. I just finished a new one called The Band That Played On, about 8 brave musicians who gave their lives by playing music to keep people calm while the Titanic was sinking. Here's a link to the Amazon page, if you're interested: http://dld.bz/SM8u.