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Stacking the Shelves / Showcase Sunday #23

21 Jul 2013
Showcase Sunday is hosted by Vicky @Books, Biscuits, and Tea and Stacking the Shelves is hosted by Tynga's Reviews and they both give bloggers the opportunity to share the books they have received in the past week.

I don't usually talk much about my week but this time I will simply as it was so amazingly bookish. I mentioned last week that I would be interning at Hot Key Books and I had such a great time. I was pretty sure that I wanted to go into publishing and now I am 100% certain that is what I want. After I finish university, I will get a job at a publishers or die trying!

I got to spend the week reading several amazing manuscripts including one that they have just signed and will be publishing next year; as soon as they announce it I will spread the word you can add it to your wish lists. I also sent out review copies to bloggers - it was weird being the one sending books rather than receiving them - and I wrote a post about NA books that will be going up on their blog. Of course, I did lots of other things too but I'm sure you don't want me to ramble for ever.

On Tuesday night I went out for a meal to celebrate Faye @ A Daydreamers Thoughts' birthday. It turned into a bit of a blogger meet up and there was lots of squealing about books (mainly All Our Yesterdays which I have yet to read). I had an incredible evening and it was great to finally match faces with twitter handles and blog names.

Now on to the books! As usual if you click on the book cover you will be taken to the goodreads page.

Hot Key Books

On my last day at Hot Key they said I could take as many books home with me as I wanted. So I now have a huge stack of amazing YA books that bruised my hand taking home. Believe it or not I actually restrained myself and didn't take some books with me :P
 


Review
 
 

 

 
Netgalley

I loved the first two books in this series, they are so different to what you would expect.
 

 
Bought
 
Rift and Siren Song are two paperbacks that I bought at the amazing bookshop Foyles in London. The other two are ebooks, Reborn is the last novel in an amazing dystopian trilogy and the With Werewolves series is a collection of serial novels.
 
 

 
 
Freebies
 
This is the first serial in the With Werewolves series. I enjoyed the concept so I bought the whole lots as they worked out very cheap if you bought the bundle. 
 
 
So what do you think? Are there any books you have read or plan to read? Feel free to link to your Stacking the Shelves or equivalent post in the comments.

24 comments:

  1. Ooh, The Elites! I'm so jealous! I can't wait for that one to be released. Great haul - happy reading :)

    My SS: http://bookhi.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/showcase-sunday-31.html

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    1. I started The Elites this morning and it is great so far :)

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  2. Great haul - so many books to enjoy! And pleased you had fun meeting other bloggerrs!

    Megan xxx

    My Showcase Sunday if you'd like a look

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    1. It was brilliant! I definitely need to meet up with people more :D

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  3. Your time at Hot Key Books sounds amazing. I love their list, lots of books that have somethign a little bit different about them.

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    1. That is what makes their books so amazing! Each and every one is unique. It has ruined my shelving system though. I have everything grouped by genre and I cant work out where to put some of these books :P

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  4. I'm so jealous of Fearsome Dreamer and The Elites! I've already pre-ordered The Elites...

    Happy reading, Laura!

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    1. I have started The Elites already :)It is so good! :D

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    1. Thank you! I have started The Elites already and am loving it :D

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  6. Ohhh these are so exciting, the HKB haul! I need to request The Elites and Vortex! I requested Vivian Versus the Apocalypse so hopefully I'll get a copy of that soon!

    My Haul

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    1. Depending on when you asked you may get one very soon, I sent about 15 out on Thursday :)

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  7. I LOVED The Ghost Bride and Vivian Versus the Apocalypse sounds so promising, it arrived yesterday but haven't had a chance to read it yet. Enjoy!

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    1. I think I may have been the person who sent you Vivian Versus the Apocalypse :P I was mailing them out on Thursday :)

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  8. Wow awesome haul! So many lovely books :).
    My Showcase Sunday :)

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  9. You'll like The Beautiful and the Cursed! I mean, gargoyles!
    Enjoy all your lovely books! (:

    My STS

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    1. I have had my eye on The Beautiful and The Cursed for a while, I can't wait to read it :D

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  10. It was lovely to meet you Laura! Definitely nice to put a face to the name :) I'm glad HKB let you take books- saying as many as you want to a blogger is a dangerous thing though! And The Elites! That, The Rig and Vivan Versus the Apocalypse sound soooo good :)

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    1. I did tell them they shouldn't tell me that :P However I think I restrained myself pretty well, I wanted to take two of EVERYTHING (one for me, one for a giveaway) but in the only I only took the ones I really wanted (though I forgot two :( ) It was lovely to meet you :D

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  11. wow you lucky thing. looks like a fab day

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  12. The Beautiful and the Cursed is on my wish-list. I like the US cover a lot!

    Here's my Showcase Sunday!

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