Sunday, 19 June 2011

In My Mailbox #126: 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!

Another great week for books! The rest of my June pre-orders arrived, as well as some exciting surprises in the post. I'm looking forward to reading all of them - I can honestly say that every single one looks or sounds brilliant!


For review:
I haven't read the first in this series but I've good things!

This sounds really creepy and dark. Looking forward to it.

I haven't the read the first (Mercy) in this series either, but I do have it. I'll rectify that soon.

YAY!!! What a great surprise. Can't wait to dig in to this one.

  • Edda by Conor Kostick
A second copy which will be going to a good home. Great cover, eh?

I'm reading this at the moment and enjoying it, though I do have a few problems with the timeline and show continuity.

This sounds good and quite similar to Lauren Oliver's Before I Fall.

Hot cowboys! Texas! I'm in.

I really like this series and was even more excited to get this one as I noticed I'm quoted on the back and on the inside cover. SO COOL.

I hear this one is good for fans of Gossip Girl. Which I am. :D


This sounds amazing and I love the cover. So pretty and velvety!

Another one that sounds like it'll be a great read. Dystopian too!

I thought this was a contemporary, but I've recently heard other things. I'm interested to see what it's actually about. Lovely cover too.

Happy reading and have a great week!


kirsty at the overflowing library said...

i always love your IMM's even though they cost me a fortune as I end up adding so many books to my wishlist

Sab H. said...

Yay! Congrats on your quote! And let me know if you like Imaginary Girls! Enjoy all your books :)

ComaCalm said...

You're quoted on practically every book I pick up! I bought Here Lies Bridget last week, I read the galley last year and thought it was pretty good. :)

ComaCalm's Corner

Allison said...

awesome books this week, you have a lot of reading to do!

Especially yay for Texas Gothic...I'm really looking forward to that one! I loved The Splendor Falls.

Cat @ Beyond Books said...

I can no longer look over your IMMs and drool and add things from the UK to my wishlist since the Book Depository seems to have made ALL UK editions unavailable for me now. Which is a real bummer. So many books I can't order that I have been waiting for. Sigh. I'd go Amazon but I don't want to pay for shipping!!

Just Your Typical Book Blog said...

Congrats on your quote, lady!! So cool :)

And OoOo Imaginary Girls! I almost bought that this week, but decided to wait until my TBR pile goes down a bit. I can't wait to see your thoughts on it!

Carla said...

I am like excited like WOAHHHHHH to read Imaginary Girls and the cover is oh so lush it's not even funny. And Hourglass!!! whoooooo.

My keeper shelf said...

Fab mailbox again. I bought Hourglass too, the cover is just gorgeous.

Congrats on the quote. That is sooo cool:)


SJH (A Dream of Books) said...

Fantastic books yet again this week. I have The Name of the Star too and it does sound amazing.

I'm off to add lots of these to my wishlist :)

The Library Owl said...

Great IMM! I'm so glad Texas Gothic is coming out in paperback, I've been dying to read it for ages!

Amy @ Turn the Page said...

Wow! Some great books! The three you bought are all on my 'Must Buy Now!' pile lol!

Happy reading! Im totally jealous!

Book Angel Emma said...

Fantastic books as always. The Celebriteens looks fun - I shall keep an eye out for your review to see if it would be good in the library.
Your reviews always add to the library wish-list if you hadn't noticed lol.
Have a great week :D

Vicki said...

I have Hourglass on it's way and I so can not wait. Especially excited now about the velvetty cover *imagines much stroking*

prettybooks said...

I saw a review saying Imaginary Girls wasn't contemporary too. I just thought contemporary fiction was anything written after 1945? I decided to Google it after reading your IMM and can't find any definition!

But, basically, they use mobile phones in Imaginary Girls so I can't see why it's not contemporary!

So Many Books, So Little Time said...

I really want to read Hourglass and Imaginary Girls and I just started Here Lies Bridget and I'm really enjoying it. Though it is really like Before I Fall.

Nikki-ann said...

I haven't read any of those books, but they do look and sound good! :)

Enjoy them!

DarlingNickey said...

So many great books and congrats on the quote!^^

Here is my IMM:
Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

Tiffany said...

The cover of Exile is gorgeous

leanne_luce : YA FOREVER said...

Awesome as always!! If I could have an affair with someones collection of books, it would be yours :D

The Book Angel said...

Wow, that's a lot of amazing books! I'm definitely jealous haha. Great IMM!

My IMM is here:

MiaandSofia said...

A great mailbox! They all look great! I love all the books you got! And it's so great you got quoted :)
Check out what's In My Mailbox

Mia @ Gripped into Books

Alison said...

Great set! I love Joanna Philbin. Her books are called something else in the US. Hope you like it.

Laura said...

Wow. I didn't know that the second book in the sieres to Mercy has already came out. I loved Mercy and can't wait to read Exile. Just gotta get my hands on a copy.

Jesse Owen said...

Fab books this week - I'm looking forward to reading Glee: Summer Break, hope continuity issues don't cause too many problems!

And congrats on the quote :D

Happy Reading :D

Amy said...

I am seriously evious right now. You have so many books than I -really- want to read. Amazing selection.

Here's my IMM

Amy@adumbrations (new follower)

April (BooksandWine) said...

Hourglass is awesome.

Also totally jealous of Name of the Star.

Happy reading :-D

Little Miss Becky : ) said...

So many great books! I need to go out and buy Imaginary Girls---it looks amazing. Also excited to see The Name of the Star! Enjoy of all these!

Liz. R said...

Hourglass looks amazing, I hope you enjoy it :). And I've heard a lot of things about imaginary Girls too - it definitely sounds interesting. Great haul, happy reading!

Luisa at Chicklish said...

I keep hearing good things about Imaginary Girls too! So many great books - happy reading!

Lori said...

YAY! on the quote!! That's so awesome!

I can't wait to see what you think of Imaginary Girls....I thought it was amazing! Enjoy all your new reads!

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