Skip to main content

In My Mailbox #20

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren.


MatchedMatched by Ally Condie (UK Paperback)
Almost finished this one, not quite as good as I'd hoped but I still really like it! Thanks to Penguin for this one!
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black.
The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow.


Will Grayson, Will GraysonWill Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan (US Paperback)
This was the last of my May RAKs, and it's from Nikki so thank you very much! This looks amazing and apparently it's HILARIOUS so I can't wait to get to it! :D Thanks again!
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical.
Hilarious, poignant, and deeply insightful, John Green and David Levithan’s collaborative novel is brimming with a double helping of the heart and humor that have won both them both legions of faithful fans.

(I will hopefully have a picture of the swag up soon, but I can't upload pictures because Blogger is being silly. Sorry! I'll get pictures up as soon as possible :D )

The Faerie Ring by Kiki Hamilton Swag
I managed to win a button in a contest that Kiki had, and it arrived this week, along with 3 bookmarks (2 signed) and a postcard written to me! (YAY) So thank you Kiki for those! :D 
Synopsis from Goodreads: 
The year is 1871, and Tiki has been making a home for herself and her family of orphans in a deserted hideaway adjoining Charing Cross Station in central London. Their only means of survival is by picking pockets. One December night, Tiki steals a ring, and sets off a chain of events that could lead to all-out war with the Fey. For the ring belongs to Queen Victoria, and it binds the rulers of England and the realm of Faerie to peace. With the ring missing, a rebel group of faeries hopes to break the treaty with dark magic and blood—Tiki’s blood.

Unbeknownst to Tiki, she is being watched—and protected—by Rieker, a fellow thief who suspects she is involved in the disappearance of the ring. Rieker has secrets of his own, and Tiki is not all that she appears to be. Her very existence haunts Prince Leopold, the Queen’s son, who is driven to know more about the mysterious mark that encircles her wrist.

Prince, pauper, and thief—all must work together to secure the treaty…

What did you get in your mailbox this week? Leave a link to your IMMs in the comments, and I'll try and come visit you all! :)


  1. Will Grayson, Will Grayson is SO GOOD! I loved it! And I thought Matched was okay, but I didn't really gel with it all that well. I hope you like it more than I did!
    Happy reading :D

  2. I really enjoyed Matched - I recently just did a review on it :)

    Have fun reading!

  3. Great books !!
    Matched is pretty good ..I hope you'll like it.
    I'm so jealous, I so want to read The Faerie Ring !! I can't wait to know what you think of it!
    Happy reading :)

  4. I still haven't read Matched! I really need to get to that soon. ;) Congrats on The Faerie Ring Swag, that sounds awesome!

  5. Awesome! Hear a lot of good things about Matched! So hope you like it too!

    Swag is always fun! Love swag! Especially signed pieces! Love seeing the different kinds of swag authors make!

    Here's my IMM

    Happy Reading!

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

  6. I really want to read Will Grayson Will Grayson!I have Matched sitting on my shelf, waiting to read. Enjoy :)

  7. I've seen Will Grayson, Will Grayson around a lot in peoples IMM's over the last few months but I don't think I've actually seen a review of it yet. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

  8. Loved Matched!!! Will Grayson Will Grayson is on my TBR as well, great week ;)

  9. great mailbox! I didnt enjoy Matched as much as I hoped but it was still ok!

  10. Great books this week. I'm looking forward to reading The Faerie Ring.
    Happy reading.

  11. Good to know that Matched is also published in the UK.


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

REVIEW: A Sky Painted Gold by Laura Wood

Hello all! Hope you're all enjoying the summer! I'm currently on holiday in a huge castle in the South of France and enjoying relaxing, playing games, and of course reading a lot!  Today's post is a review of a dreamy summer romance that's perfect for your holiday TBRs! Title:  A Sky Painted Gold Author:  Laura Wood Series:   n/a Pages:   356 Publisher:  Scholastic Date of Publication:  5th July, 2018 Source:  Publisher for review* Synopsis from Goodreads: Growing up in her sleepy Cornish village dreaming of being a writer, sixteen-year-old Lou has always wondered about the grand Cardew house which has stood empty for years. And when the owners arrive for the summer - a handsome, dashing brother and sister - Lou is quite swept off her feet and into a world of moonlit cocktail parties and glamour beyond her wildest dreams. But, as she grows closer to the Cardews, is she abandoning her own ambitions... And is there something darker lurking at the

Book Review: Where She Went by Gayle Forman

Title: Where She Went Author: Gayle Forman Series: If I Stay #2 Pages: 260 Publisher: Random House Date of UK Publication: April 28th 2011 Source: Borrowed from friend Synopsis from Goodreads: It's been three years since the devastating accident . . . three years since Mia walked out of Adam's life forever. Now living on opposite coasts, Mia is Juilliard's rising star and Adam is LA tabloid fodder, thanks to his new rock star status and celebrity girlfriend. When Adam gets stuck in New York by himself, chance brings the couple together again, for one last night. As they explore the city that has become Mia's home, Adam and Mia revisit the past and open their hearts to the future and each other. Told from Adam's point of view in the spare, lyrical prose that defined If I Stay, Where She Went explores the devastation of grief, the promise of new hope, and the flame of rekindled romance. My Thoughts: Where She Went continues the story from If I

REVIEW: Floored by Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson, and Eleanor Wood

Good morning! Hope you're having a good week! Today I have a review for one of the biggest titles at YALC this year. Title:  Floored Author:  Sara Barnard, Holly Bourne, Tanya Byrne, Non Pratt, Melinda Salisbury, Lisa Williamson, and Eleanor Wood Series:  n/a Pages:   320 Publisher:  Macmillan Date of Publication:  12th July, 2018 Synopsis from Goodreads: When they got in the lift, they were strangers (though didn't that guy used to be on TV?): Sasha, who is desperately trying to deliver a parcel; Hugo, who knows he's the best-looking guy in the lift and is eyeing up Velvet, who knows what that look means when you hear her name and it doesn't match the way she looks, or the way she talks; Dawson, who was on TV, but isn't as good-looking as he was a few years ago and is desperately hoping no one recognizes him; Kaitlyn, who's losing her sight but won't admit it, and who used to have a poster of Dawson on her bedroom wall, and Joe, who shoul