Sunday, 31 March 2013

Showcase Sunday #23

Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by the wonderful Vicky at Books, Biscuits & Tea, where we will show off the books and eBooks we received each week.

Physical Books
Cinder & Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (signed)
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
With All My Soul by Rachel Vincent
Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
Deadly Little Secret by Laurie Faria Stolarz
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth

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Invisible by Cicily Anne Paterson:
This was a free eBook from Amazon UK (and I think  it's still free, if you want to check it out). It had some pretty decent reviews, and seeing as it's free, I thought I'd get it on my Kindle and give it a shot at some point.
On a side note, I also love the cover - it makes me crave summer!

Fated by Alyson Noel:
This one is in the Kindle spring sale at the moment, so I picked it up for 99p. I was going to get it ages ago, but something stopped me from picking it up (I don't really know what), but I thought for 99p, I might as well get it and see what I think. I'm hoping to get to it soon!

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The Academy: Game On by Monica Seles:
This one is a review book via NetGalley from Bloomsbury. I got an email from their publicity department about it, and I thought I'd put in a request. In all honesty, I can't remember too much about it, but if the cover is anything to go by, I'm guessing there is tennis involved, which is new - don't think I've read a book where the protagonist plays tennis. It seems as though it might be a nice summer holiday read, so I'll give it a go then.

Scrapbook of my Revolution by Amy Lynn Spitzley:
This is another I picked up from NetGalley this weekend, and again I can't remember too much about it, but the cover really caught my eye (no pun intended). Looking at the synopsis again now, I see that the main character has gold skin, and she can read the emotions of others around her. This sounds like a pretty different YA fantasy novel, so I'm looking forward to checking it out!

Other videos this week ... 


Ula (Blog of Erised) said...

Cinder and Scarlet are great, Scarlet soooo good! And I have to get Carriger's books, I've waited long enough. :D

Enjoy your books!
My Haul

Anonymous said...

I feel so out of touch when I see books like the Cinder & Scarlett and haven't read them. I'm slowly buying all the Soul Screamers books so I can read them all back to back when I head in. I've only read the first so far, and I was partway through reading the second on Kindle when my Kindle broke, so I'm now collecting them all on paperback instead. And the Alyson Noel looks awesome.

Happy Easter to you.

Julie @ Bookaroo-Ju

Anonymous said...

Cinder & scarlett are next on my to-buy list - really hope you enjoy them!!

Have a lovely Sunday :)

Megan xxx

My Showcase Sunday if you'd like a look :)

Leah Woods said...

STILL so, so jealous of you and Becca meeting Marissa Meyer! Absolutely gutted I couldn't join you both :(.
Awesome haul, Dani :)
My Showcase Sunday

Natalie Frampton said...

Lucky girl you. Some fab looking books this week. Hope you enjoy everything

Annabelle said...

Cinder and Scarlett, both signed? AWESOME! I need to read them so badly! I hope you enjoy your haul!

My Haul! Letterbox Love!

Kristin said...

You got a lot of great books this week. Congrats on the signed Meyer books!
Happy Reading,
Kristin @ Book Sniffers Anonymous

Catherine Healey said...

What a great haul! Enjoy them all! Here's my haul:

Zoe Crook said...

Amazing books, Dani! I need to read the Lunar Chonicles series, they seem to be ruling the book blogosphere at the moment! I really enjoyed Between Shades of Grey so Out of the Easy looks good.

I love classics so I am big fans of Peter Pan and The Secret Garden. I have heard great things about Fated too :)

Happy Reading and Happy Easter!

Laura Hartley said...

Ahh so jealous you have Cinder and Scarlet signed!! Soo many good books this week, enjoy them all! :)))


Laura @ What's Hot?

Kristin said...

I have really been wanting to read Out of the Easy, I have been hearing great things about it. Enjoy!

Kristin @ Young Adult Book Haven

Kat Balcombe said...

Out of the Easy was great - such wonderful three-dimensional characters! Enjoy :-D

beccabooklover said...

It was so lovely meeting you! Really looking forward to reading Out of the Easy and finding signed copies was great too! :) Can't wait for Cress now as I loved Scarlet and think you should really get around to reading it asap :P Great haul :)

Becca xxx

Gorelenore said...

I just finished Cinder and was super surprised by how much I enjoyed it! Fated was interesting but I liked it too! Hope you have a great week!

Stephanie @ Cover2CoverBlog

Anonymous said...

Lovely books :D

Sabrina .

Reviewing Shelf said...

Love Ruta Sepetys! The secret garden is so gorgeous!

caroline.taylor078 said...

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post sounds really good, I'll have to check it out when the price lowers.

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