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In My Mailbox #7

10 Sep 2011

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren, which allows bloggers to share what books they've borrowed, received in the mail or bought in the past week.




Bought:
Fateful by Claudia Gray
I'm not a fan of Claudia Gray's Evernight series, but I have a feeling I'll like Fateful! Werewolves + Titanic = my thing :) Plus I couldn't resist the shiny cover!

Borrowed:
Firelight (Firelight #1)by Sophie Jordan
I just searched this up on goodreads, and it seems to have quite a few negative reviews, but I actually like it at the moment (I'm almost half way through). It's pretty exciting reading about dragons <3 Must find more books on dragons now! 
Ultraviolet by R.J Anderson
This one sounds interesting - a girl in a mental institute after having murdered a girl at school. There seems to be a lot of mystery in this book & I love books that keep me guessing until the end! Excited to read this one!
Hex Hall (Hex Hall #1) by Rachel Hawkins
This one's about witches. I actually don't know much about this, but I saw it on display at the library and it's a hardcover (it's so hard to find a hardcover YA novel here!) so I couldn't resist :)

Won:
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1) by Suzanne Collins (thanks to JESS! <3 You're awesome!)
I've already read this one & loved it!! PEETA <3 It's nice to have my very own copy sitting on my bookshelf! Now I'll have to go buy Catching Fire and Mockingjay!
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See book pack! (Thanks Bloomsbury Aus.!)
I won this after I signed up for Bloomsbury's newsletter! I also got 2 movie tickets (awesome! Must go after exams!!) and an excerpt of The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller + 20% off Dymocks voucher! Haha, I feel so lucky! This one's about a girl in 19th century China and i think it's similar to Memoirs of a Geisha...at least from what I've read online. My mum's going to read this first (I actually think she's excited to read it!) haha.

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  2. She Known As Jess7 September 2012 at 18:52

    I L O V E D firelight!!!!! Awesome Haul Girl =D

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  3. Firelight was pretty good, Hex Hall was amazing. I love your Hunger Games copy (awesome cover) and your Fateful copy is omgwtfbbq-shiny!

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  4. Brett_DemonsReadToo7 September 2012 at 18:52

    I read Hex Hall at the start of the year and got through it one session. It was a lot of fun. I haven't read any of your others but I do have the Hunger Games set that I keep getting told to read.

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  5. I loved Firelight!! I put it off for so long thinking, "Dragons? Eh, so not my thing" HOW WRONG WAS I! Yay we both have Fatefu! Titanic + Werewolves is genius. Definitely reading this next! Awesome books this week, enjoy!

    Oh and thanks for putting the You Give = We Give button your blog! <3

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  6. Yep, me too!!! Let me guess: You like WILL?!?! Have you read Vanish?

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  7. hahaa, dragons are awesome <3 or they are NOW after reading Firelight! I have to read Fateful soon!! I'm dying to read about werewolves on Titanic~
    No problem! I'm going to send an email soon - once I pick out all the books I'm going to donate :)

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  8. Now I'm even more excited to read Hex Hall! It sounds really good!
    YES. You have to read The Hunger Games! It's really good =D You're missing out on a lot if you don't start soon!!!hahaa

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  9. Ooohh, I'm excited to read Hex Hall now!! Haha, I should check out the US cover for Hunger games!
    I know right! I just couldn't resist the shiny cover!!

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  10. that's a fantastic win! lucky you :)

    firelight and hex hall is awesome. hope you enjoy as much as i did. happy reading! i hope you can stop by our IMM this week.

    -Michelle

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  11. I loved Hex Hall, I hope you like it too!! Also you can never have too many copies of the Hunger Games.

    Check out my IMM here.

    Emma @ LostinaYAbook

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  12. Yepp, I liked it a lot too! I can't wait to read Vanish :)

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  13. I really liked Firelight as well :) I've heard great things about Hex Hall - can't wait to get started! Thanks for stopping by =D

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  14. I definitely have to start reading Hex Hall soon! Everyone seems to like it!!! Yeahh, The Hunger Games were purely awesome! Can't get enough of it :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  15. haha how'd you know that is where my heart was drawn ;p although i have heard it might be swayed with Vanish! I haven't read it yet but I received it in the mail the other day =D now I just have to fit it in somewhere! ;p

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