Sunday, 15 May 2011

IMM (6)


In My Mailbox (IMM) is a weekly feature organised by The Story Siren. IMM is a post where you can show which books entered your house and it also gives you a chance to say thank you to the people that kindly sent them. To find out more about how you can join in click here.


1) Uncle Montagues Tales of Terror by Chris Priestley
2) Tales of Terror From The Black Ship by Chris Priestley
3) Tales of Terror From The Tunnel's Mouth by Chris Priestley
All of the above books were won over at Book Chick City from Bloomsbury.


4) Small Blue Thing by S.C. Ransom - kindly lent to me by Emma at Bookangel's Booktopia
5) Trash by Andy Mulligan - won over at Emma's blog - Bookangel's Booktopia
6) The Colour of Grass by Nia Williams - sent to me by Seren Books
7) An Act Of Love by Alan Gibbons (ARC) -  sent to me by  Orion Books. 


The first three book in the above picture were kindly sent to me by the author Luisa Plaja.
8) Split by a Kiss by Luisa Plaja
9) Swapped by a Kiss by Luisa Plaja
10) Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

The bottom three books were kindly given to me by Sarah at Feeling Fictional.
11) My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares
12) The Truth About Celia Frost by Paula Rawsthorne
13) The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff


14) A finished copy of An Act Of Love by Alan Gibbons - sent by Orion.
15) The Western Mysteries : Case 1: The Case of the Deadly Desperado by Caroline Lawrence -sent by Orion.
16) The Butterfly Heart by Paula Leyden - sent by Walkers Books
17) Passion by Lauren Kate - sent by Random House
18) The Mystery of the Whistling Caves by Helen Moss - sent by Orion. 


Bought

19) When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman - published by Headline Review
20) The Death Instinct by Jed Rubenfeld - published by Headline Review
21) The Passage by Justin Cronin - published by Orion
22) The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly - published by Hodder

I did attend two book events this week at Headline and Piatkus, but feel too gluttonous to show what I came away with. So I will be doing two showcase posts telling you all about the lovely books they publish and have coming out in the future. 

25 comments:

  1. Wow!! huge IMM, nice!! I've not read any Chris Priestley. They look interesting.

    MIchelle

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  2. So many wonderful books! The Passage is on my wish list for very long.

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  3. Such fantastic books this week. Passion SQUEEEE :D :D
    I am really looking forward to your showcase posts.

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  4. Small Blue Thing is amazing. I hope you enjoy it :)

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  5. Awesome haul! Doesn't An Act of Love looks sound amazing?! I can't wait to start it!

    Happy reading! :)

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  6. Wow, you got some great books this week!
    I really really want to read some Luisa Plaja books! and the Poison Tree has been on my wishlist for months and months!
    Hope you enjoy and I cant wait to see your posts on the events you attended! :) x

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  7. wow viv, youve got some fantastic books with lovely covers too! enjoy.

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  8. NICE!!!! I just jotted down some of those authors,,Im gonna have to go check them out...Haven't heard of most of them,,,those one by Chris Priestley look spooky, creepy and right up my alley to want to read..lol
    thanks for sharing
    jennifer


    you can see what i posted here...
    this is my first time,,

    http://aftersunset-b4dawn.blogspot.com/2011/05/in-my-mail-box-1.html

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  9. Oh my goodness... what a huge number of books! How will you ever chose what to read first??

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  10. Justin Cronin's "The Passage" is EPIC! I had it on audiobook and it must have been a solid 40 hours long. They were 40 hours of my life which I consider amazingly spent!

    Can't wait to hear what you think!

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  11. What a great range of books! Now I'm curious how many books you got at the store too. :)

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  12. WOW! That's a lot of books! ;) Great haul!

    Stop by our first IMM here

    Your newest follower.

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  13. So many great books! Congrats. The Replacement, Passion and Starcrossed sound really good c:
    Happy reading!

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  14. Wow, amazing mailbox this week - Can't wait to see what you think of Passion, having just bought Fallen. The Chris Priestly books are (at least the one I've read so far) are fab. I hope you enjoy them all :D

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  15. Wow! Great IMM! I can't wait to see what you think of Passion! I'm looking forward to reading it. :) Enjoy!

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  16. Oh wow, where will you fit all of these wonderful books! :)

    Really looking forward to your reviews and I want to know what else you got from your book events! Have fun reading these!

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  17. Wow! You must be a popular book blogger!

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  18. Wow, what a week! When God was a Rabbit piques my interest.

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  19. I can't wait to read your thoughts on The Passage. It's such an absorbing read, perfect for the summer. Happy reading!

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  20. This just totally cracked me up--what a massive haul!!! :D

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  21. That is A LOT of books!
    Wow, l hope you have great fun reading them all =)

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  22. Wow Viv! Has hubby built you a separate house for all these books yet? lol. Enjoy!

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