Sunday, 26 August 2012

In My Mailbox 128


This meme was started by Kristi of The Story Siren who was inspired by Alea from Pop Culture Junkie. Check out their blogs for more information. All summaries are from the book jackets unless otherwise stated.

For review:

Sweet Venom – Tera Lynn Childs

GRACE is new in town. It’s scary, starting over, but it gets scarier when she runs into a minotaur. And scarier still when a girl who looks just like her rocks up to fight it.

GRETCHEN is fed up of fighting monsters, especially on school nights. Getting rid of a minotaur is easy, but she never expected to run into her double in the process.

GREER is perfection personified. But her world is knocked off its immaculate axis when two identical girls appear on her doorstep and claim they’re all demon-hunting sisters.

Meet Grace, Gretchen and Greer – three teenage descendants of Medusa must embrace their fates in a world where mythological monsters lurk in plain sight.

Really looking forward to this. Thanks, Templar!

Zombies Don't Cry - Rusty Fischer (ARC)

Maddy Swift is just an ordinary girl, until the fateful night when she is struck by lightning and wakes up face down in a puddle. Then it’s goodbye to all things Normal – such as breathing and having a heartbeat – and hello to yellow vision and a whole new Afterlife.

Turns out there’s a lot more to being a zombie than shuffling and groaning, but surviving school as one of the living dead requires a different set of skills. And things don’t get any easier when Maddy realises that she’s not the only reanimated student at Baracuda High School...

I really love the sound of this. Thanks, Electric Monkey!

The Diviners – Libba Bray

Evie O’Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling of New York City – and she is pos-i-tute-ly ecstatic. It’s 1926, and New York is filled with speakeasies, Ziegfeld girls and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is that she has to live with her uncle Will – and his unhealthy obsession with the occult. 

Evie worries he’ll discover her darkest secret: a supernatural power that has only brought her trouble so far. But when the police find a murdered girl branded with a cryptic symbol and Will is called to the scene. Evie realises her gift could help catch a serial killer.

As Evie jumps headlong into a dance with a murderer, other stories unfold in the city that never sleeps. A young man named Memphis is caught between two worlds. A chorus named Theta is running from her past. A student named Jericho hides behind a shocking secret.

And unknown to all, something dark and evil has awakened...

So fricking excited for this!! Thanks Atom!

Sophie

13 comments:

  1. Of you got The Diviners! I want!!! I love the sound of zombies Don't Cry!

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  2. The Diviners is one of my must-reads!

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  3. Have heard of 'The Diviners' and the others sound cool ;)

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  4. Oh you got The Diviners i'm so jealous :p ! That book sounds so good I can't wait to read it. I have already pre ordered a copy ^^.
    Happy reading !

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  5. Ahhh The Diviners!! I freaking love that cover! :o !! I'm so jealous right now. (: I'm going to her book signing near my town next month! So excited :D !
    I hope you enjoy your books this week! I'm a new follower. (: I love your blog <3

    Here is my IMM !

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  6. Sweet Venom is great! The Diviners looks fabulous as well....Hope you enjoy them all! :)

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  7. Sweet venom sounds amazing - need to pick that up soon. Great Post
    Laura
    Heres my post - http://bookswritingtea.wordpress.com/2012/08/26/in-my-mailbox-1/

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  8. Ooooh, Libba Bray. I absolutely have to read her other stuff as well as this one. Going Bovine and I think the other is Beauty Queens (or something along those lines). Great mailbox!
    -Jenna @ Fans of Fiction
    My IMM

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  9. I got these three too and I'm ridiculously excited about getting stuck into them! Happy reading :)

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  10. Nice blog and nice book Haul! :)

    ps. I specially love the John Green quote. Fits me perfectly!

    Here's my IMM : http://highlyreadioactive.blogspot.in/2012/08/in-my-mail-box-1.html

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  11. How pretty is The Diviners? I still need to read Sweet Venom and I'm constantly being pestered about it which doesn't help!

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    1. Me too. I'm just ignoring her now, even though I did start reading it this morning.

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