Sunday, 5 June 2011

In My Mailbox #124: 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!

This week was rather amazing - I bought some really cool books and got some very exciting stuff in the post (Fury!). I also saw X-Men: First Class (brilliant!) and watched some good tennis. I'm very easily pleased! Here's this week's IMM:


For review:
Yay, a nice finished copy! Such a cool cover.

  • Envy by Gregg Olsen (US ARC)
I hadn't heard of this one until it randomly showed up. Sounds creepy.

I still need to read Torment... Oh, and this also came with a postcard and soundtrack CD!!

Woohoo! I love the sound of this book. I'm not a huge fan of Maggie's wolfy series but this one sounds ace. It came in a big red tube with a lovely letter too!

These also came in another cool package, complete with a Hawaiian necklace thingy, lip gloss and chocolate. I already have the books so will be giving them to a local school library.

Sounds good!

I really enjoyed Kay's first book, Jane Airhead, so I hope this one is just as good.

Another one I'm excited about!

Random adult novel that showed up in my post box. I think my mum's going to read this one.

  • Fury by Elizabeth Miles (UK proof/ARC)
YAY YAY YAY! I've been waiting soooo long to read this one. I'm reading it now and so far so good!

  • Halo by Alexandra Adornetto
I'm not sure about this one but I might give it a go. I haven't heard the best reviews.

I really like the sound of this. Chicken House always publish good stuff.

I haven't even read the first book yet, but I'm looking forward to it!

This is one I hadn't heard of until it arrived. It sounds like a good thriller.


I bought this for one reason only: the amazing cover!

I love faeries and other creatures, and I heard Brian Froud was a bit of a genius. This book is beautiful.

My US hardcover finally showed up. Yay! Review here.

Vampire stories by the likes of Cassie Clare, Holly Black and Neil Gaiman. :D

I just took a chance with this one because I quite like the sound of it. We'll see.

I'm completely addicted to the show and one day I will read this. I'm determined.

Love the sound of this one!

I'm reading the manuscript of this that Harlequin Teen sent for review. I only got 50 pages in before I knew I *had* to order a finished copy!

13 steampunk stories from some of YA's finest. Including Kiersten White!


Sab at YA Bliss met Neal Shusterman and got this signed for me. She rocks and I love it. And him. And his awesome books. Thanks Sab!!

Happy reading, all!


Cait said...

You got some AMAZING books!! Pretty envious about Fury, I wasn't sure who to contact about getting an ARC of that-still getting the hang of requesting books! Seems harder here in the UK. I hope you enjoy everything! I really liked Girl in the Steel Corset and my signed CoFA showed up last week =]

The Cait Files

Alwyn said...

You will 100% not regret reading Game of Thrones. After I read the series it sort of seemed like any other similar sword and/or sorcery books I tried to read fell short. And the characters...Arya! Tyrion! Jaime!

And I am really curious about the Girl in the steel corset!

My keeper shelf said...

Wow amazing mailbox this week. I really want to read Fury too.

YA Book Queen said...

The Scorpio Races! So cool! And Fury looks like it's going to rock too,

Hope you enjoy them all! Happy reading :)

Catherine (On The Nightstand) said...

Hooray for Faeries! I can't wait for my copy to show up. :D

Marie said...

So many awesome books :).

I didn't like Hale :/ but I hope you'll like it more than me !

I bought Tiger's curse a few weeks ago I still need to read it. The design of those books is beautiful !

I can't wait to read Teeth :p !
And oh a faerie book :).

I hope you'll enjoy them ! I only receive one book this week but I'm happy ^^.

Happy reading !

kirsty at the overflowing library said...

you definitely need to read tiger's curse because it is awesome!

Miss Page-Turner said...

Wow you got soo many great books! I can't wait to read The Scorpio Races.

Emma Book Angel said...

I dont know where to start with the squeeing - so many absolutely fantastic books. I love your mailbox and want to marry it ;D

Cliona said...

AMAZING week. I'm still waiting on my copy of Wuthering Hearts. Scorpio Races looks good too.

So Many Books, So Little Time said...

Ooh, The Scorpio Races and Fury! Enojy!

Aisle B said...

this is the the neverending IMM box! I am so jealous you got your copy of Passion and ENVY really stands out.

WOW wow wow... and again... WOW!

Lori said...

Awesome books!! I'm starting The Scorpio Races today!! I am sooo excited!! (but I am a huge fan of her wolfy series ;) I can't wait to see what you think of Possession!!

Alison said...

Great set! I got Game of Thrones too. I'm fascinated by the Lula books.

GABY said...

wow, you got so many awesome books!

Happy Reading!
In My Mailbox

Cialina at said...

The Lula books look so cute! I'm definitely checking them out after this post. Happy reading.

Raimy-rawr said...

Great books this week! I can't believe how many books you get, how do you find time to read them all?!
I got Wuthering Hearts too, it sounds very cute!

Jesse Owen said...

The Tiger Saga sounds like such a fab series, can't wait to see what you think of it.

Happy Reading :D

I Want To Read That said...

I love the look of Envy and I'm hoping my copy of Posession arrives soon - it looks fab!

Hope you enjoy them:)

Luisa at Chicklish said...

Wow, so many great books! I'm loving Wuthering Hearts right now... :)

A Beautiful Madness said...

You got some really great books, lucky you. I'm so jealous. Hope you enjoy them!

Happy Reading!


leanne_luce : YA FOREVER said...

OMFG you got Scorpio Races :O

JEALOUS!!!! Hope you love it & all the rest of your amazing books!!!

Sab H. said...

Awesome books! Oh, and gift? Now I feel bad! :( You are very welcome though.

Liz. R said...

Fury! So so jealous, the cover is amazing! And it sounds awesome. The Scorpio Races sounds great - must admit I haven't read the Shiver series but this one looks pretty good.

*Melissa* said...

wow so many great books.. I hope you enjoy them all!