Sunday, 24 October 2010

In My Mailbox (#18)


In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren to show what everyone has been recieving or buying each week.

For Review

Publisher: Bloomsbury
Release Date: 4th January 2011

Zara and Nick are soul mates, meant to be together forever. But that's not quite how things have worked out.

For starters, well, Nick is dead. Supposedly, he's been taken to a mythic place for warriors known as Valhalla, so Zara and her friends might be able to get him back. But it's taking time, and meanwhile a group of evil pixies is devastating Bedford, with more teens going missing every day. An all-out war seems imminent, and the good guys need all the warriors they can find. But how to get to Valhalla?

And even if Zara and her friends discover the way, there's that other small problem: Zara's been pixie kissed. When she finds Nick, will he even want to go with her? Especially since she hasn't just turned. She's Astley's queen.


Publisher: Headline
Release Date: 11th November 2010

Violet Ambrose is grappling with two major issues: Jay Heaton and her morbid secret ability. While the sixteen-year-old is confused by her new feelings for her best friend, she is more disturbed by her "power" to sense dead bodies – or at least those that have been murdered. Since she was a little girl, she has felt the echoes the dead leave behind in the world...and the imprints that attach to their killers.

Violet has never considered her strange talent to be a gift, but now that a serial killer is terrorizing her small town Violet realizes she might be the only person who can stop him.

Despite his fierce protectiveness over her, Jay reluctantly agrees to help Violet find the murderer – and Violet is unnerved by her hope that Jay's intentions are much more than friendly. But even as she's falling in love, Violet is getting closer to discovering a killer...and becoming his prey herself.


Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Release Date: 4th November 2010

Set during the Civil War, against a backdrop of grand estates, unimaginable riches, and deadly secrets, three teenagers in Mystic Falls, Virginia enter a torrid love triangle that will span eternity.

Brothers Stefan and Damon Salvatore are inseparable until they meet Katherine, a stunning, mysterious woman who turns their world upside down. Siblings turned rivals, the Salvatores compete for Katherine’s affection, only to discover that her sumptuous silk dresses and glittering gems hide a terrible secret: Katherine is a vampire. And she is intent on turning them into vampires so they can live together—forever.

(This one I got for emailing Waterstones extremely fast when they were giving away 10 copies on Twitter)


Borrowed from the awesome Emma at Asamum Booktopia 

Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release Date: 6th January 2011

Though he lives in the small town of Gentry, Mackie comes from a world of tunnels and black, murky water, a world of living dead girls ruled by a little tattoed princess. He is a replacement - left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago when it was stolen away by the fey. Now, because of fatal allergies to iron, blood and consecrated ground, Mackie is slowly dying in the human world. Mackie would give anything just to be normal, to live quietly amongst humans, practice his bass guitar and spend time with his crush, Tate. But when Tate's baby sister goes missing, Mackie is drawn irrevocably into the underworld of Gentry, known as Mayhem, where he must face down the dark creatures and find his rightful place - in our world, or theirs.

So that's what I got this week? Are any of these your favourites?!

14 comments:

kirsty at the overflowing library said...

awesome books - I can't wait to get my hands on the body finder or the replacement

Jessheartsbooks said...

Oh great haul! I'm looking forward to finding out what you think of The Replacement :)

asamum said...

You are welcome :D
*cough* I likey your review books ;)

Dazzling Mage said...

Oooh, love the cover for Entice! Awesome books this week! =D

Caroline said...

Loving your mailbox!
I should definitely get started on the Vampire Diairies!

♥Iffath said...

Am still jealous you have the Stefan Diaries. *Glares at Lyndsey* Enjoy him :D

LMW said...

These look great Linz!! Can't wait to see your reviews on them! Your reviews are always so good!!
The Delusional Diaries

Sharon's Garden of Book Reviews said...

I love this background!!! You have some interesting books to keep you happy this week! Happy reading!

Jesse Owen said...

Ooh! Great books this week, can't wait to hear what you think of Stefans Diaries and The Body Finder. Happy Reading :D

TheBookishSnob said...

oh oh oh!! I love the cover of The Replacements. You have so many books that I want so I'll have to read them vicariously through your reviews :)

LOL the only way I know I'll survive my book buying ban is because with the Kindle I have access to free books. To go completely cold turkey, not getting any books - that would KILL me !!

Thanks for coming by chica :)

Alison said...

Great books. I bought The Replacement this week too. I like the UK cover better.

Lori said...

I hope that you enjoy your books. Check out what I got In My Mailbox. Happy reading.

Leanna (Daisy Chain Book Reviews) said...

Oh, enjoy Jay in The Body Finder! You are going to love him. He's so scrummy!!!

AngelGoneMad said...

Hi Lyns,

I am loving hte synopsis of the Stefan Diaries, think I may just have to add this to my TBR pile lol!

Naomi aka Supernatural Bookworm

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