Sunday, 26 June 2011

In My Mailbox 26th June 2011

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren.
It's been another good week for me- here is what I bought, borrowed and blagged this week...

Bought:

                  

  • Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs. I had seen this book about the blogosphere but hadn't really paid too much attention to it. I had wrongly assumed that it was a non-fiction book and wouldn't really be my sort of thing. Then I saw Amber's review at Down The Rabbit Hole and immediately HAD to have this book. As soon as I got my hands on it, I flicked through the genuine odd photos throughout the book which have been used to tell the story. I just love the creepy floating girl on the cover.
  • Some Girls Are by Courtney Summers. High-school bitchiness, this has been getting some fantastic reviews.
  • On The Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta. Again, everyone is raving about this book, so I have to read it!
Audiobooks:


  • The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan. A Companion novel to The Forest of Hands and Teeth which I am reading now and loving. Zombies!   :D
  • The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan. The sequel to The Dead- Tossed Waves.
  • Beauty Queens by Libba Bray. This sounds like so much fun- 50 pampered beauty queens are stranded on a desert island after a plane crash and left to fend for themselves. At first glance it looks like she has ammunition strapped across her, but it is actually a row of different coloured lipsticks!
These are from http://www.audible.co.uk/- a company linked to Amazon.

From the Library:

  • Where She Went by Gayle Forman. I absolutely loved If I Stay so I really want to read this one to find out what happens next to Mia and Adam. I'm going to read this one next!
  • Die For Me by Amy Plum. Supernatural romance set in Paris. I love the sound of this book, and want to read this one next as well! Also, how gorgeous is this cover?!
Those were the books I got this week. What did you get?
Happy reading!
x



15 comments:

  1. Terrific book week. Happy reading :D

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  2. I've been dying for Where She Went and Die For Me, I may need a trip to my library at some point!

    Happy reading!

    Her's My IMM

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  3. Awesome books!
    Happy reading. :-)

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  4. Oh, I really want to read Beauty Queens! You've got an awesome mailbox this week! Here's My IMM if you get the chance to check it out! Happy reading!

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  5. I can't wait to read Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs and I love love love the Forest of Hands and Teeth Series (though I still need to read the thrid book).

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  6. Loads of people seem to have gotten Jellicoe road this week!! I've got it and I agree it sounds amazing. I really enjoyed Die For Me and I hope you do too. I'm a new follower =]

    The Cait Files

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  7. Great set! I loved Die For Me. So fun. Jellicoe Road is one of my all time favs. It's hard to get into but work through it and you'll be glad.
    My IMM

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  8. I'm really curious about Miss Peregrine so can't wait to read your review!

    Love the audible books! :)

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  9. Die for Me looks really good. I'm adding it to my list :)

    Here's mine:
    http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2011/06/in-my-mailbox_26.html

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  10. I really want to read Beauty Queens! Looks like a fun one! Die for Me is amazing..enjoy it!

    Happy reading!

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  11. So many good books! I keep seeing Beauty Queens around but I don't actually know anything about it. I'll be looking forward to your review :)

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  12. Great IMM Sally, I SO want to read Die For Me, I bought The Forest of Hands And Teeth a few hours ago and I'm really looking forward to reading it. Happy redaing :)

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  13. Wow! awesome IMM this week! Can I please have all of these? lol. I've heard a lot lately about Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children. I really want to read that one! :)

    My IMM is here:
    http://faybaysbooks.blogspot.com/

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  14. I loved Where She Went and Die For Me. I met Libba Bray a few weeks ago and she is hilarious. I can't wait to read Beauty Queens. I hope you enjoy your new books!!

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  15. GREAT BOOKS!
    Especially Die For Me + Where She Went! Both must reads =)

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