Sunday 23 October 2011

In My Mailbox 23rd October 2011

In My Mailbox is a weekly event hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren where we can show which books we received during the week- whether bought, borrowed or given for review.
It was my birthday this week! And I got-



  • Rampant by Diana Peterfreund. Book 1 in the Killer Unicorns series
  • Ripple by Mandy Hubbard. I think this is a mermaid romance, but I like Mandy Hubbard's writing and this sounds pretty good.
  • Touch Of Frost by Jennifer Estep. This is book 1 in the Mythos Academy series, and this one looks pretty good as well. I haven't read anything by this author before but have been meaning to.
  • Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott. This is a modern contemporary story about a young girl who is kidnapped.
  • Stay by Deb Caletti. About a girl in an abusive relationship. I don't tend to read a lot of contemporary novels but this one and Living Dead Girl have been on my wishlist since I read Kate's review of them on That Book Blog. I can't wait to read these now.
  • Tiger's Quest and Tiger's Curse by Colleen Houck. I have already read both of these on audiobook but I loved them so much that I wanted paper copies of them, so that I could re-read my favourite parts.

  • My Soul To Steal by Rachel Vincent. Book 4 in the Soul Screamers series. I really love this series and had to buy this book because I couldn't wait!

For Review:

  • Dearly Departed by Lia Habel. This is a futuristic steampunk story. This is set in 2195 in a high-tech nation where the manners and fashion is modelled on old victorian times- and there are zombies. This sounds really cool, and I wanted to read it ever since I first heard about it.
Thanks to Random House Publishing and Netgalley for the review copy.

  • Something Witchy This Way Comes by Veronica Blade. A teenage witch story about a girl who discovers that she has magical powers.                                                                                                      Received direct from the publisher with thanks.
Those were all the books I got this week- some fantastic books I know, and I'm looking forward to reading them. What did you get in your mailbox?
Happy reading!


  1. nice! I have wanted Ripple and Dearly,Departed for awhile!

  2. Ooh lovely! And a very Happy Birthday to you too! Great books.

    I see you're currently reading Dark Angel. I'm torn over that one so looking forward to hearing what you thought.

  3. Great books! Dearly Departed must be awesome, I'm sure you'll love it :)

    Enjoy your books and have a great weekend!
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    Vicky xxx

  4. You got Living Dead Girl and Stay! :D I hope you like them (though please don't kill me if you don't :P)

    Great books this week, Sally :)

  5. Happy Birthday!!
    I'm jealous - I really want Rampant! :) I love birthdays and lots of yummy bookish gifts. I didn't realsie Dearly Departed was on netgalley - I'm going to have to head straight away - thanks!

  6. Some great books there - I've not heard of them all so I have to go and check them out. I have just finished reading Dearly, Departed - IT WAS BRILL!! You can see my review on my blog.

    Happy reading :D

    Jenny x

  7. Wonderful haul! early, Departed was a great book. I also want to read Touch of Frost I've hear amazing reviews.

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  8. Wow! Great haul!! Dearly Departed looks amazing! Happy Reading!

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  9. Wow, you got some amazing books this week! I`m looking forward to reading Rampant! Love the killer unicorn idea :D
    Happy reading!

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  10. Dearly Departed and My Stole To Steal sound awesome!!!! Great haul...Enjoy :)

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  11. Love the Tiger's Curse books!!! Very good, hope you enjoy!

    Sarah @ Confessions of the UnPublished!

  12. Ripple sounds like a really cute book! It's one I've been hoping to pick up!

  13. Looks like you had an excellent mailbox. Come visit me over at Livre De Amour-Books of Love. Old follower.

  14. Awesome books this week! I am reading Dearly, Departed now and I am loving it. I hope that you enjoy your new books!

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  15. Great set! Living Dead Girl is really disturbing but very interesting. I would like to read the Tiger's Curse books.
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  16. I'm curious to see how you like Stay. It was interesitng for me, and I like seeing other's perepective.

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    ~Happy Reading.


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