Skip to main content

In My Mailbox #18

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi from The Story Siren.


Paranormalcy by Kiersten White (Hardback)
I adore this book. It is definitely one of my favourite books. EVER. So of course, I had to have the hardback copy :) I bought it from America and everything :) 


Rockaholic by CJ Skuse (Paperback)
Really excited for this one, it looks really fun and interesting :) And apparently it's hilarious, so thanks to Chicken House for this one!

Reckless by Cornelia Funke (Paperback)
This one also looks really good, I LOVE Cornelia Funke, she was my favourite author when I was younger, but I haven't read anything by her for ages, so I'm really looking forward to this one! Thanks again to Chicken House for this one!

The Truth About Celia Frost by Celia Rawsthorne (ARC)
This one sounds really interesting, and I'm really excited for it :) Thanks to Usborne for this one!


Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton (RAK from Sara at Just Another Story)
Would like to say a HUGE thank you to Sara for sending me this one, and Two Way Street (below)! I wasn't expecting her to send me TWO awesome books, one of which is a hardback, so thank you so much! This one looks awesome, and I can't wait to start it! <3

Two Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt (RAK from Sara at Just Another Story)
Again, thanks Sara! This one looks really good, and apparently it's really funny. I'm going on a long car journey soon so this one seems perfect for that! :L Thanks again Sara!

What did you all get in your mailboxes this week? Leave a link in the comments and I'll stop by yours in the next week, once I'm back from holiday! :)


  1. Awesome mailbox !!
    I can't wait to read Darkness Becomes Her and Two Way Street! I still have to read Paranormalcy, I've only heard positive things about this book.. I hope you'll have an amazing time with all these books! Happy reading ;)

  2. Incredible mailbox!!! I LOVED Darkness Becomes Her! It was fascinating! And Paranormlacy was really good too! Evie is a fun character!

    My IMM goes up tomorrow, be sure to stop by!

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

  3. Great mailbox!! I really want to read paranormalcy, it looks so good. I'm gonna have to buy it at some point.

  4. I can't wait to see what you think of Two Way Street. I was thinking of buying that one yesterday when we were talking. Lol. Great IMM :) Donna

  5. Love 'Paranormalcy' - Evie is such a great character. =)

    I've heard that 'Darkness Becomes Her' is a really interesting read. I'm definitely going to have to check it out at some point.

  6. great mailbox! jealous of your Cecilia Frost copy! I want!! lol
    I hope you love Rockoholic as much as I did! :)

  7. awesome haul! cant wait to see what you think of Paranormalcy... personally i loved it and I hope you do too :)


  8. They all sound really good! I got Rockaholic and Reckless last week and am really looking forward to reading them both.

    Love your little book tower picture at the top :-D

  9. Darkness Becomes Her is awesome!! =) Hope you enjoy all your books.

  10. I really love both of the books you were gifted. I've devoured them both! I also really enjoyed Paranormalcy. Hope you like all your reads!


Post a Comment

Thanks for commenting! :D I love comments, so comment away! :D

*I am no longer accepting blog awards :( I do not have time to go through all the things that come with it, and though I'm honoured you thought of me, I'm sure you can find someone who will love it, and be able to carry out the rules :)

Popular posts from this blog

This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada: Review and Giveaway!

Hello! Today I have a review and giveaway for you guys! I was lucky enough to meet Emily Suvada this week, and so I've got a signed copy of This Mortal Coil to give away today!

Here's my review of this great book to whet your appetite!
Title: This Mortal Coil Author: Emily Suvada
Series:  This Mortal Coil, #1
Pages:  464
Publisher: Penguin Children's Books
Date of Publication: 2nd November 2017
Source: Waterstones
Synopsis from Goodreads:When a lone soldier, Cole, arrives with news of Lachlan Agatta's death, all hope seems lost for Catarina. Her father was the world's leading geneticist, and humanity's best hope of beating a devastating virus. Then, hidden beneath Cole's genehacked enhancements she finds a message of hope: Lachlan created a vaccine.

Only she can find and decrypt it, if she can unravel the clues he left for her. The closer she gets, the more she finds herself at risk from Cartaxus, a shadowy organization with a stranglehold on the world's genetic…

#readFreshers: BACK TO CAMPUS

Hey guys! Welcome to my stop on the Freshers blog tour. This book is hilarious and so much fun and I'm so excited to have Tom and Lucy on the blog today!

Here's Tom and Lucy's offering for today!
As soon as we started writing FRESHERS, we knew we wanted to go back to York university.  We spent three years there between 2001-2004 (Lucy) and 2002-2005 (Tom), and we knew that if we wanted to write a realistic campus novel, we had to go back to the campus we'd once called home. So, back in February 2016, we did. Here's a photo of Lucy reminiscing outside the big central hall building (which features quite a bit in FRESHERS). 

While we were on campus, we managed to sneak into our old corridors and have a look around, and it was comforting (and horrifying) to find out that students today are still as gross as we were back in 2001/2002. The corridors were sticky and smelly, and the kitchens were basically pasta-sauce-spattered bomb sites. We also spoke to as many genuine …

Book Review: Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index by Julie Israel

Title: Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index Author: Julie Israel
Series:  n/a
Pages:  308
Publisher: Penguin
Date of Publication: 1st June 2017
Source: For review from publisher*
Synopsis from Goodreads:It's hard to keep close a person everyone keeps telling you is gone.

It's been sixty-five painful days since the death of Juniper's big sister, Camilla. On her first day back at school, bracing herself for the stares and whispers, Juniper borrows Camie's handbag for luck - and discovers an unsent break-up letter inside. It's mysteriously addressed to 'You' and dated July 4th - the day of Camie's accident. Desperate to learn the identity of Camie's secret love, Juniper starts to investigate.

But then she loses something herself. A card from her daily ritual, The Happiness Index: little notecards on which she rates the day. The Index has been holding Juniper together since Camie's death - but without this card, there's a hole. And this particular card …