Sunday, 11 March 2012

In My Mailbox 11th March 2012

In My Mailbox is a weekly event hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren where book bloggers can talk about the books they've gotten the past week- whether bought, borrowed, swapped, or given for review. This feature was started to increase interaction between bloggers and to increase our awareness of all the new books coming out.
This week I got two fabulous looking books for review  (must...stay...away...from Netgalley... Too...many...books...to...read...
Pull...too...strong...... Powerless... to ... resist...)


For review:



  • Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan. (Goodreads). This is about a girl who is in love with a boy she has never met- because he is a voice in her head. From the description this sounds amazing, AND it's set in England, AND it's written by Sarah Rees Brennan, whose Demon series was so cool and so funny it nearly had me snorting my tea up my nose. Can't wait to read this one. This is due to be published in September.
Thanks to Random House publishers and Netgalley for the review copy.



  • The Girl in the Clockwork Collar by Kady Cross. (Goodreads). This sounds like a fabulous steampunk story set in New York in 1897. This is the sequel to The Girl in the Steel Corset, which I have to confess I haven't read yet, but is currently sitting on my shelf staring at me and screaming "read me, read me!". I'm going to bow to it's demands and read it next. Girl in the Clockwork Collar is due to be published in May 2012.
Thanks to Harlequin Publishers and Netgalley for the review copy.

I also bought some fabulous books that I'd already read last year from the library, but that I LOVED. 
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness is now available in paperback, and it's such a beautiful book that I wanted to have it. And the Chaos Walking Trilogy (starting with The Knife of Never Letting Go) also by Patrick Ness is currently on sale at the Works bookshop for just £5 for all three books. This is an amazing series, so all you UK people, if you haven't already read it head over there now to snap 'em up! 


Those were the books that came to me this week. What did you get? 
Happy reading!

19 comments:

  1. Oh goodness I want to read Unspoken so badly! I love love love the summary and it just sounds so good! I requested it on NG but I'm so new to the site and book blogging in general I don't know if it will happen - fingers crossed, and either way I hope you enjoy it! I look forward to your thoughts :)

    Check out what's in my mailbox

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  2. oooo! love the sound of Unspoken!! :D

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  3. 5 pounds for 3 books?! What a bargain! The first one seems quite interesting, I like the sound of that! :)

    Vicky
    Books, Biscuits & Tea

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  4. Nice! I see another copy of Unspoken - looks like a number of book bloggers are partying with this book this week. Do let me know if it's any good. :) Have fun with your new books!

    Here's mine over at GatheringBooks: http://gatheringbooks.wordpress.com/2012/03/11/launch-of-girl-power-and-womens-wiles/

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  5. I finished The Girl in the Clockwork Collar last night. It was amazing! I will have to request Unspoken from netgalley. It sounds good. I hope that you enjoy your new books!

    Kristina
    Ladybug Storytime

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  6. I got The Girl in the Clockwork Collar, too, and I hope my request for Unspoken gets approved soon :) Awesome books!

    Here is my IMM: http://tinyurl.com/6ws34av
    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

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  7. I've never heard of Unspoken before and now I want to read it - I love the premise.

    Tanya
    Girlxoxo.com

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  8. Unspoken looks SOOOOOO good! And I love that cover.

    Happy reading :-)

    My IMM

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  9. Unspoken looks amazing. I requested it also, so I can't wait to get it!

    My IMM

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  10. I love teh sound of Unspokne - I may have to check it out myself! :-)

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  11. Unspoken sounds good..lovely haul

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  12. I still haven't read The Girl in the Steel Corset! I think I started it and got distracted - maybe I should give it another shot - enjoy! :)

    Tara @ Hobbitsies

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  13. The Girl in The Steel Corset was one of my favorite reads last year, so I'm looking forward to the sequel as well. Great haul.

    Grace

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  14. Great books! NetGalley has the same effect on me.....I have trouble even logging in to finish reviews without getting distracted!

    My IMM @ The Aussie Zombie

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  15. Unspoken looks so good! Hope you enjoy all you got :)

    Here's my IMM!

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  16. These books look really great! I haven't heard of Unspoken but it looks fantastic, so I'll definitely have to check it out. Yay for getting books at low prices! Happy reading! =)

    -Shanon @ Escaping With Fiction

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  17. SO SO SO Jealous you have The Girl In The Clockwork Collar!!!! I read The Girl in the Steel Corset a few weeks ago and it is on of my favorite books!!

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  18. I so want to read The Girl in The Clockwork Collar!! I loved the girl in The Steel Corset! Looks like you have a great mailbox! I haven't read any of Patrick Ness but I want to read Clockwork Collar first!

    Heather

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