Saturday, January 19, 2013

In My Mailbox #65

Saturday, January 19, 2013 with 10 comments

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren.  It's a weekly meme where we all get to brag about the books and swag we got in the mail, for review, won in contests, etc.

Woohoo!  Three-day weekend!!!  More time to read!  And the weather here in North Texas is supposed to be pretty nice, low- to mid-60s.  I intend to get out on my patio at some point with a good book.  =)

For Review:

Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers - I loveloveloved Grave Mercy when I read it as an ARC last year and although I'd like to continue Ismae's story, I'm also very excited to read Sybella's.  I almost dropped everything else to read this when it first arrived.

Boundless by Cynthia Hand - I did drop everything to read Boundless when it showed up in my mailbox.  It might possibly have been the finale I was most anxiously anticipating in 2013.  Find my spoiler-free review here, and stop back by on the 24th for my stop on the Boundless Blog Tour!

Altered by Jennifer Rush - I've been waiting (not so) patiently for my turn on the DAC ARC Tour, while all my friends have read (and loved) Altered.  It's finally here, and I can't wait to love it, too!

And I got my signed Through the Ever Night bookplate and bookmark plus an awesome temporary tattoo from the amazing Veronica Rossi!

Huge thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, HarperTeen, DAC ARC Tours & Veronica Rossi for these awesome, awesome books and swag!!!

You guys!  I walked into a bookstore yesterday and didn't buy a single thing!  But that's probably because it was B&N and I know I can get everything cheaper online.  =)  I'm serious, though...those gift cards aren't going to last much longer.   :P

The Week in Review:

It was a quiet week at The Starry-Eyed Revue...

Reviews:  Dawn of Eden  (SSS - from 'Til the World Ends), Nobody But Us, & Boundless

Current Giveaways:  none, but there's another one on Monday!

Blog Tours/Promotions:  nothing, just the usual memes

The Week Ahead:

Reviews of Thistle & Thorne (SSS), Prodigy & Vortex (audio)

Cover reveal for the 2nd book -- Blurred -- in the Kissed by Death series by Tara Fuller is on Monday!

The Boundless Blog Tour -- hosted by Mundie Moms -- stops by on Thursday, featuring a Q&A w/ Cynthia Hand!

Boundless Blog Tour

Back to the Future Giveaway Hop -- starts on Monday!

Back to the Future Giveaway Hop


  1. Eeep! Dark Triumph and Altered! AWESOME! I'd love to read both of those!!

    My Stacking the Shelves

  2. AAAAAAAHHHH MYY GOOOOOOODDDD DARK TRIUMPH! I will find you and I will take it. Lol just kidding because that is actually really creepy. :P. ANYWAY, I am so jealous of Dark Triumph, I absolutely LOVED Grave Mercy, and I can't wait to see where this story goes. Post your review sooooonnn!!!!! :D

    ~Emily@Emily's Crammed Bookshelf

  3. All great books! I'm definitely eager to read Altered. I'm curious to see what you think of it. Enjoy! :)

  4. OHMYGOD BOUNDLESS! *insert fangirling and squeals of excitement* I NEED to go read your review now, seeing it as is one of my most anticipating book of 2013! Enjoy your other goodies (Altered sounds great) and amazing haul, Jen!

  5. Altered is high on my to read list. Hope you enjoy it :)

  6. I have Boundless pre-ordered, can't wait for it to come in! I really want to read Dark Triumph too, I loved the first book. :)

  7. I cannot wait to read Boundless!! Altered was awesome!

  8. You can hate me over Siege and Storm and if I can hate you over Dark Triumph. ;)

  9. That is a pretty awesome haul of books! I can't wait to hear what you think about Altered and of course, EEP! Boundless! Sadly, I still need to read Grave Mercy but I totally plan to within the next few months, before the author comes here in May. Enjoy! :)

    Come see what books I got!

  10. I need to catch up with Cynthia Hand's books. I have only read Unearthly.


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