Sunday, 20 June 2010

In My Mailbox #6 - June 20th 2010.

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. 

This was a good week for books! I didn't actually buy any books this week, but all these review books arrived all at once, so I'd better get!
Click on the links for Goodreads descriptions of the books, and share your thoughts in comments. :)

Books for review:

Sisters Red by Jackson Pearce
I also won a copy of this a while back, and it finally arrived this week, so I'll be giving that extra copy away in a competition soon. *stay tuned!*
My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares.
I've heard wonderful things about this book, and it's next on my to read list . I have high hopes for this one!

Fallen Grace by Mary Hooper.
I read a great review of this one a while back on one of my favourite blogs, Rhiana Reads, so looking forward to reading this one!

Need (Need #1) by Carrie Jones
Captivate (Need #2) by Carrie Jones
I've heard lots of good things about this series, and can't wait to check these out!

Forest Born (The Books of Bayern #4) by Shannon Hale.
I haven't read the other books in this series, and I'm not sure if I can't read this one as a standalone.  If anyone has info for me on this, let me know!

My Love Lies Bleeding (Drake Chronicles #1) by Alyxandra Harvey.
Blood Feud (Drake Chronicles #2) by Alyxandra Harvey.
I love the sound of The Drake Chronicles, and I love the fact that I was sent the first two books in the series.  Can't wait to start on these!
The Other Girl : A Midvale Academy Novel by Sarah Miller.
This sounds like fun, but I haven't read the first book and I'm not sure if I can start on this one without that background info, so I might have to buy the first book before I can start on this one.


  1. You got some great books! Forest Born could be read as a standalone but it makes a lot more sense if you read the rest, because there are a lot of overlapping characters and some things aren't explained very well for someone who hasn't read the rest. Whatever you decide to do, I hope you enjoy all of your books!

  2. My Love Lies Bleeding is awesome and I just started Blood Feud. I really liked the Need series. Hope you love them all!

  3. Looks like some good books! I need to get me a copy of Sisters Red!

    I'm reading My Name Is Memory now, only a couple of chapters in, but it looks really promising!

    Happy reading! :)

  4. Need and Captivate are so good! Sisters Red is amazing as well. Happy reading!

  5. Without even reading the titles or blurbs I'm lusting after these books. They arrangement of them and the colors are so complimentary and pretty - did you notice how well they all go together?

    I'm picking up Sisters Red tomorrow and I'm super excited.

  6. Wow, these are all review books? That's amazing! I've also been wanting to read Fallen Grace and I can't wait for my copy of My Name is Memory to arrive! Happy reading! :)

  7. oooh hope you enjoy Fallen Grace! I'm reading Sisters Red now.

  8. Great Bloomsbury week! :) I loved Sisters Red, Need and Captivate, and am looking forward to getting to Fallen Grace.

    Enjoy, and have a fab week!

  9. @Megan - I love pretty covers too and they work well together. Gotta love the cover art.

    @Bookalicious - All for review! Review books are usually few and far between for me, so this is probably my lot for the rest of the year!

    @Jenny - Bloomsbury were good to me! I wasn't even expecting any of these! :)

  10. Some fantastic books that you've got there. I've just started reading Need and am really enjoying it so far. Dying to get my hands on Blood Feud and My Love Lies Bleeding and have added it to my wish list :) Enjoy your books!

  11. Amazing books this week! I really want to read Memory and Captivate. I look forward to your reviews. Enjoy your books!

  12. What a great selection of books - looking forward to reading your reviews!!

  13. I hadn't heard about My Name is Memory until seems to be popping up on everyone's WoW. Looks like one I'd really enjoy :-)

  14. All of these look amazing.
    Liking the look of this My Name is Memory cover. So different to the other one.

    Great haul!

  15. You have LOADS of great books!I'm super jealous ;p

  16. I am dying to read Blood Feud!!=)
    Fallen Grace sounds great as well and it's the first time I am seeing it!=)

    Enjoy your reads!

  17. wow.... so many great books, and so many i am dying to read! i am so in love with those covers! i hope you enjoy all of your books! happy reading!

  18. I can't wait to hear what you think of Need and My Love Lies Bleeding... They are on my TBR list!


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