In My Mailbox #32

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Welcome to In My Mailbox, a meme run by The Story Siren where each week over 200 bloggers post on their blogs the books they have bought, received to review or won in the past week.

To find out more information, get involved yourself or see what’s in other bloggers mailboxes this week head over to The Story Siren or to find out what is in my mailbox this week, keep reading.

Don’t forget to comment and post your IMM link or just let me know what’s in your mail box this week.

Not a huge week. My TBR pile is a little out of control so have put reading wore acquiring his week. Still, the titles I did get we’re pretty good. 🙂

All synopses via Goodreads

Purchased:

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Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson

Before Peter Pan belonged to Wendy, he belonged to the girl with the crow feather in her hair. . . .

Fifteen-year-old Tiger Lily doesn’t believe in love stories or happy endings. Then she meets the alluring teenage Peter Pan in the forbidden woods of Neverland and immediately falls under his spell.

Peter is unlike anyone she’s ever known. Impetuous and brave, he both scares and enthralls her. As the leader of the Lost Boys, the most fearsome of Neverland’s inhabitants, Peter is an unthinkable match for Tiger Lily. Soon, she is risking everything—her family, her future—to be with him. When she is faced with marriage to a terrible man in her own tribe, she must choose between the life she’s always known and running away to an uncertain future with Peter.

With enemies threatening to tear them apart, the lovers seem doomed. But it’s the arrival of Wendy Darling, an English girl who’s everything Tiger Lily is not, that leads Tiger Lily to discover that the most dangerous enemies can live inside even the most loyal and loving heart.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Peaches comes a magical and bewitching story of the romance between a fearless heroine and the boy who wouldn’t grow up.

Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository

library:

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Divided Souls by Gabriella Poole

The Darke Academy is now in Istanbul, and wherever the Academy goes, death is never far behind

Death has followed the Darke Academy to the ancient city of Istanbul, where an unseen hunter is on the loose. Scholarship girl Cassie Bell is fascinated by the city’s beauty, but there’s no time for her to relax. Torn between an old flame and a new romance, she must also choose between the select world of the Few and her loyalty towards her best friends—and all the time a killer is stalking the Few. As Cassie is about to discover, no one is above suspicion. Sometimes, the people you love can be the most dangerous enemies of all.

Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Galaxy Bookshop

Black Dawn by Rachel Caine

The hotly-anticipated twelfth instalment in the Morganville Vampires series

In Last Breath, the rain brought a new and dire threat to Morganville and its vampires… their ancient enemies, the draug. Now, the vampires are fighting a losing war, and it will fall to the residents of the Glass House: Michael, Eve, Shane and Claire, to take the fight to an enemy who threatens to destroy the town, forever.

Lovers of Morganville, rejoice: Black Dawn takes the intrigue, romance and nail-biting suspense of the series to its highest level yet!

Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Galaxy Bookshop

So what was in your mailbox this week?

WWW Wednesday #2

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WWW Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading.

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…
• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you will read next?

What are you currently reading?

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Timepiece by Myra McEntire

I am just past halfway and really enjoying this so far. Can’t wait to see what happens.

What did you recently finish reading?

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Hourglass by Myra McEntire

This was all I expected and more and there is a review yet to come.

What do you think you will read next?

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Black Dawn by Rachel Caine

Book 12 of the Morganville Vampire series. I can’t wait to read this! Book 11 was awesome and finished with things up in the air so I can’t wait to read this next installment 🙂

So what are you reading this week?

Review: Last Breath by Rachel Caine

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Title: Last Breath
Author: Rachel Caine
Publish Date: 1 November 2011
Source: Library
Sapphired Dragon Rating : *****
Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Galaxy Bookshop

Synopsis: With her boss preoccupied researching the Founder Houses in Morganville, student Claire Danvers is left to her own devices when she learns that three vampires have vanished without a trace. She soon discovers that the last person seen with one of the missing vampires is someone new to town-a mysterious individual named Magnus. After an uneasy encounter with Morganville’s latest resident, Claire is certain Magnus isn’t merely human. But is he a vampire-or something else entirely?

Review: This series just gets better and better and Last Breath is easily the best so far and easily the mostly aptly titled. As far as breaths go, I think I was holding mine for the majority of the book.

Right from the word go, the action starts and I was right back in Morganville and along for the ride. I didnt leave until the last page. Ms Caine has differed in the writing format of this, number eleven in the series, in that we get to read from the point of view of a number of the main characters other than just Claire and this works brilliantly with the plot line giving the reader a better understanding of what is going on but still leaving enough suspense for the reader to continue on to see what happens next.

If you haven’t gotten into this series already, I very much recommend it. It’s made me laugh, it’s made me cry and now I am off to read book twelve, Black Dawn.

A very definite five star rating!

Sapphired Dragon xx

In My Mailbox #22

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Welcome to In My Mailbox, a meme run by The Story Siren where each week over 200 bloggers post on their blogs the books they have bought, received to review or won in the past week.

To find out more information, get involved yourself or see what’s in other bloggers mailboxes this week head over to The Story Siren or to find out what is in my mailbox this week, keep reading.

Don’t forget to comment and post your IMM link or just let me know what’s in your mail box this week.

So a solid week this week. Not so much volume wise but the quality of the titles more than makes up for it 🙂

For Review:

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The Goddess Legacy (The Goddess Test 2.5) by Aimee Carter
Demon Eyes (Witch Eyes #2) by Scott Tracey

Purchased (For Kindle)

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Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep

From The Library:

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Lover Revealed by J R Ward
Last Breath by Rachel Caine
Shatter Me by Taherah Mafi

and for my daughter ( who turns 2 months old this week):

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Baby Cakes by Karma Wilson
Horton Hears a Who by Dr Seuss

So what did you receive in your mailbox this week?

Teaser Tuesday #24





Welcome to Teaser Tuesdays.


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:


1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a random page
3. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too muchaway! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
4. Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


My current read is Kiss of Death by Rachel Caine and my two lines are from page 14:

Vassily was the name, which Claire made out only when she squinted at it. Small type. ‘A vampire’s teaching self-defence,’ she said. ‘To us. Humans”

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Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Galaxy Bookshop



PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Teaser Tuesdays post, or share your ‘teasers’ in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog). Thanks!

In My Mailbox #21

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Welcome to In My Mailbox, a meme run by The Story Siren where each week over 200 bloggers post on their blogs the books they have bought, received to review or won in the past week.

To find out more information, get involved yourself or see what’s in other bloggers mailboxes this week head over to The Story Siren or to find out what is in my mailbox this week, keep reading.

Don’t forget to comment and post your IMM link or just let me know what’s in your mail box this week.

Not a bad little week this week. Thought it was gonna end up being quiet but I ended up getting some really great titles this week so very excited!

Firstly thanks to Jessica from Crossroad Reviews who got me an awesome RAK gift:

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Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris
The Selection by Keira Cass
Black Dawn by Rachel Caine
Above by Leah Bobet
Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin

For more information about RAK (Random Acts of Kindness ) and how you can get involved head over to BookSoulmates

Purchased

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Until I Die by Amy Plum
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare

So as you can see I have some awesome titles to start reading. What was in your mailbox this week?

Teaser Tuesday #23





Welcome to Teaser Tuesdays.


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:


1. Grab your current read
2. Open to a random page
3. Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too muchaway! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
4. Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


My current read is Kiss of Death by Rachel Caine and my two lines are from page 196:

“Eve turned her face away, toward the window, and said, “I know. I’m just—Gah, seriously, I hate being helpless! We have to do something,” she said. “We have to get out of this.”

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Purchase: Amazon | Book Depository | Galaxy Bookshop



PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT with either the link to your own Teaser Tuesdays post, or share your ‘teasers’ in a comment here (if you don’t have a blog). Thanks!

In my Mailbox #19

Welcome to ;In My Mailbox, a meme run by The Story Siren where each week over 200 bloggers post on their blogs the books they have bought, received to review or won in the past week.
To find out more information, get involved yourself or see what’s in other bloggers mailboxes this week head over to The Story Siren or to find out what is in my mailbox this week, keep reading.
Don’t forget to comment and post your IMM link or just let me know what’s in your mail box this week

Welcome to another In my mailbox coming to you once again with baby on my lap. This time sleeping but still unwilling to be moved.

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Also my computer went kaput last night and is now completely utterly dead so I am posting this from my iPad, typing one handed (holding baby with other) trying out the blogger app for the first time so definitely an interesting challenge 🙂

And yes I am aware of the events of this week but I have decided that I will continue with the IMM meme.

So here is what has arrived in my mailbox this week:

To Review:

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Black Dawn by Rachel Caine (Penguin Books Australia via Netgalley)
Timepiece by Myra McEntire (Egmont USA via Netgalley)

From the Library

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White Cat by Holly Black
Men of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong

So what did you get in your mailbox this week?

In My Mailbox #4

Welcome to In My Mailbox, a meme run by The Story Siren where each week over 200 bloggers post on their blogs the books they have bought, received to review or won in the past week.
To find out more information, get involved yourself or see what’s in other bloggers mailboxes this week head over to The Story Siren or to find out what is in my mailbox this week, keep reading.
Don’t forget to comment and post your IMM link or just let me know what’s in your mail box this week:

So nothing new to review received this week which has given me a little time to catch up on what I am currently reading to review.

Purchased :

Gotta love book sales though they can also be a little dangerous :-p

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Hex Hall
The Morganville Vampires, Volume 3
Dark of the Moon
Moonlight
Full Moon
Shadow of the Moon
Hush, Hush
Siren
Spy Glass



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Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository

The Morganville Vampires Vol. 3 by Rachel Caine
Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository

Moonlight by Rachel Hawthorne (Dark Guardian #1)
Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository

Full Moon by Rachel Hawthorne (Dark Guardian #2)
Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository

Dark of the Moon by Rachel Hawthorne (Dark Guardian #3)
Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository

Shadow of the Moon by Rachel Hawthorne (Dark Guardian #4)
Goodreads | Amazon
| The Book Depository

Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
Goodreads | Amazon| The Book Depository

Siren by Tricia Rayburn
Goodreads | Amazon| The Book Depository

Spy Glass by Maria V Snyder
Goodreads | Amazon | The Book Depository

So what was in your mailbox this week?