Saturday, 2 October 2010

In My Mailbox / What I'm reading - October 3rd - 9th 2010.

A 2-in-1 meme!

In my Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren in which bloggers share the books they have received each week.

What I'm reading is inspired by It's Monday What Are You Reading? a weekly meme that is hosted by Sheila at One Persons Journey through a world of books

Click on links for Goodreads descriptions.
Thanks to Bloomsbury & Simon & Schuster UK for review copies.

For review:  

Out for Blood  (Drake Chronicles #3) by Alyxandra Harvey.
The third instalment in Alyxandra Harvey's Drake Chronicles. I'm looking forward to finding out what happens next.

Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry #2) by Simone Elkeles.
I LOVED Perfect Chemistry. Can't wait to read this one!

The Back Door of Midnight (Dark Secrets #3) by Elizabeth Chandler.
I haven't read the first two books in this series, although I do like the sound of them. If anyone has read this series, let me know what you think!

Recently read:

 Angel by L.A Weatherly  - read my review

Crescendo (Hush Hush #2) by Becca Fitzpatrick - Review coming soon

Dark Flame (The Immortals #4)  by Alyson Noel-  Review coming soon

Reading now:

When Sky catches a glimpse of Zed for the first time, lounging against his motorbike at school, she is drawn to him just like every other girl in Wickenridge. But Zed sees something special in her that the other girls don't have. Zed tells her they are both Savants - people with special powers like telepathy and the ability to see into the future. Not only that, she is a Savant too, and his soulfinder - meant to be together.

When a soulfinder speaks telepathically to her partner, it's like all the lights coming on in a building. You lit me up like Vegas. But for Sky it's just not that easy - she's a mystery to herself, haunted by nightmares from her past before she was adopted, and riddled with doubt and insecurity. Just when Sky is slowly coming round to the idea of being with Zed she is kidnapped by a family of criminal Savants. In a chilling twist, Sky and Zed's relationship is put to the ultimate test and the fate of those she loves lie in Sky's hands. Will Sky have the strength to embrace her power and be brave enough to control her own destiny, or will the dark demons of her past prevent her from realising her true potential?


  1. Ahhh RoA! I asked when S&S tweeted about it but they didnt get back to me! I have Dark Flame coming on Monday too so excited for that one. Enjoy :D

  2. Funny that you got Rules of Attraction. I just bought Perfect Chemistry today. :) My IMM should be up some time tomorrow. I can't wait to hear what Finding Sky is like. Fantastic books in your Mailbox this week. Will also be on the look out for your Alyson Noel review.

  3. Great books this week! They all look fabulous,

    Hope you enjoy them! =)

  4. i read the first one of the dark secrets series - very readable but not the best thing I've ever read either. Some awesome books in there!

  5. Angel looks so good! I hope you enjoy it and all the other great books you got! :)

  6. I have been wanting to read Finding Sky- I will be watching for your review. You have great reading to look forward to! My IMMB is here Have a great weekend!
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

  7. Fab books this week. I've got Out For Blood on my tbr pile. Hope you enjoy all of your books! My mailbox is here.

    Don't forget you can link your banned book reviews on this weeks Read My Review

  8. finding sky looks good! i hadn't heard of it before!

  9. Ahh! I really want to read the Perfect Chemistry books!! The covers make me want to read them like crazy. Yeah I need to stop judging books by their cover even if it's a good kind of judge. :) Enjoy your new reads!

  10. Wonderful books! So many of them are on my wishlist.
    Here's what I got In My Mailbox

  11. These all look fantastic! I really like the cover on Back Door of Midnight. I can't wait to hear how Finding Sky is!

  12. You have a really good mailbox this week. I only just saw the blurb for Finding Sky and it looked so good. I'll be back to see what you thought of it :)

    Here's my mailbox

  13. Gorgeous gorgeous books. Gives books a cuddle. Happy reading :D

  14. Rules of Attraction AND Crescendo *gasps*

  15. Rules of Attraction makes me jump up and down and clap my hands. Love it!

    Megan @ Read It, See It

  16. I totally forgot Crescendo was out! And I still haven't read any of Alyson Noel's books. Oh well.

  17. Ohh! Crescendo- I can't wait to read your review. I loved Rules of Attraction- not as much as Perfect Chemistry, but it was still really good. I also thought Dark Flame was entertaining- I'll keep my eye out for your review! Enjoy all of your books!

  18. Yay! Rules of Attraction is awesome. It's not as great as Perfect Chemistry, but still up there!

  19. Lucky you to read Crescendo. I love the cover for the Alyxandra Harvey book.
    My IMM

  20. Looks like you did well for your mailbox this week. Happy Reading. Check out what was In My Mailbox.


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