In My Mailbox (5/8/11), Week in Review & Next Week

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren, 
in which you post all of the books/e-books/audio books that you have recieved/bought/won this week and link 'em all up!

I'm not doing a vlog this week, as I'm in serious pain and the video would involve a lot of cussing and hissing, so I took some bad quality photos!

This is what I got in my mailbox;

Just five books this week, which should mean my TBR pile goes down and not up!

Here's what I got from swaps;

Meridian by Amber Kizer - I've been after this for ages so I'm so glad I got it! Totally excited to read it! :)

Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison - This looks like a funnier version of If I Fall by Lauren Oliver, which is funny because when I requested this swap, the other swapper chose to take my copy of If I Fall, the copy is a bit battered but I'm still totally excited to read it!

Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon - This one has mixed reviews, but I'm a fan of Asian-influenced fantasy so I will definitely give it a go!

These ones I got from publishers:

Deception by Lee Nichols (Bloomsbury, UK release: 5th September) - I'd never heard of this one before but I saw an awesome review from Lesley at My Keeper Shelf yesterday so I can't wait to get into it!

Shimmer by Alyson Noel (Macmillan Childrens, UK release: 5th August) - I've already reviewed this one here.

Misfit by Jon Skovron (Abrams and Chronicle, UK release: 1st August) - I've already read this but the love people at A&C sent me a finished copy! Yay :) review here

Emerald by Karen Wallace (Simon and Schuster, UK release: 4th August) - I've been after this for ages - I loves me my bit of historical intrigue!

Delirium by Lauren Oliver (Hodder and Stoughton, UK paperback release: 4th August) - Call me ignorant but i haven't read this yet, it sounds amazing and Is aw so many great reviews when it was released but I couldn't afford it, then it slipped my mind. So excited!


I won these awesome Mortal Instruments bookmarks from the gals over at best books.
Aren't they amazing!? Isabelle, Jace and Clary, Simon!

The Week In Review:


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  1. I really enjoyed here lies bridget :)

  2. Ooh, great books.
    I'm reading Deception now, and really enjoying it!

    Happy reading :)

  3. Oh love the bookmarks! And jealous, Deception looks great, hope you enjoy it. Happy reading :).

  4. I'm very jealous that you got Delerium! I want that book so bad, but I'm waiting for it to release in paperback & my library doesn't have it. I can't wait for you review (: Thanks for stopping by.
    -Katie @ Magic Is In Words

  5. Awesome books this week! I got Silver Phoenix a while ago, but haven't had a chance to read it yet. It looks really good! I hope that you enjoy your new books!


  6. Desception looks quite spooky - intrigued to see what you think.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog - if you have an ereader - Waterfall is free at the moment on Amazon and maybe B&N. Just saying. :)

  7. I love your TMI bookmarks. I want to get myself of Misfit to. Great mailbox!

  8. I haven't heard much about Deception but that one looks really interesting! And I hope you love Delirium, I adored that one!

  9. Wow, great mailbox, you got some awesome books there :)
    I'm reading Misfit at the moment :)

    Here is my IMM:
    Nickey @ The Book Shop Assistant

  10. Awesome haul. Meridian looks interesting. Happy reading! :)

  11. Great books this week! Deception is wonderful, I hope you enjoy it :)

    Happy reading!

  12. I've heard amazing things about Deception! And Delirium, I know is amazing because I read and absolutely loved it! Happy reading :)

  13. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    I recieved a hardback of Delirum a while ago still have to read it :( Have heard great things about it :)

    Happy Reading!

  14. I really liked Meridian--Enjoy!

  15. Lots of wonderful things in the mail this week! I've never heard of Emerald but that cover is gorgeous. I've also been meaning to snatch up a copy of Where Bridget Lies. Happy reading!


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