April 22, 2012

In My Mailbox (40)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. It is designed to put new books on people's radars, and encourage blogger interaction.

You may have noticed I've been a *bit* slack on the blog. Since I've been working it's been a lot more difficult to maintain posts regularly. Major props to those of you who have always been doing it! For some reason when I was in school I had no issues, but after working all day? Totally hard to find the time/energy. But I want to try and change that a bit because I love this blog and it's definitely worth the effort.

With that being said, here are some books from the past month or so:


- Scarlet by A.C. Gaughen
- The World of Downton Abbey by Jessica Fellowes
- The Calling (Darkness Rising #2) by Kelley Armstrong

- Last Breath (Morganville Vampires #11) by Rachel Caine
- The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan

- Darkride by Laura Bradley Rede
- The List by Siobhan Vivian
- A Breath of Eyre by Eva Marie Mont
- Starcrossed (Thief Errant #1) by Elizabeth C. Bunce
- Liar's Moon (Thief Errant #2) by Elizabeth C. Bunce

(Note to Kobo owners: there are coupon codes out right now for 90% off -- welcome90ca & welcome90us. I used them both and they both worked for me, but they have to be on non-agency books (usually smaller publishers). I was also able to use welcome75ca & welcome75us (both for 75% off). One time use only, but they make for REALLY good deals.)

For Review:

From Simon & Schuster Canada:
- Changeling by Philippa Gregory
- Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer

From Razorbill/Penguin Canada:
- Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti

From Hachette Book Group Canada:
- Out of Sight, Out of Time (Gallagher Girls #5) by Ally Carter

From Author:
- Life on the Edge by Jennifer Comeaux
- Clockwise by Elle Strauss

From Macmillan:
- Sapphire Blue (Ruby Red #2) by Kerstin Gier
- Promised (Birthmarked #3) by Caragh M. O'Brien

From St. Martin's Griffin:
- Glitch by Heather Anastasiu


  1. Ashley I bought Kelley's book to this past week. Looking forward to reading it.

    I also got Jodi Picoults book to for review. you got some great books. Happy reading

  2. I've heard mixed things about Scarlet. But I really want to read it. And Out of Sight, Out of Time was pretty good.

    1. Oh I LOVED Scarlet, I bought a copy because I enjoyed it so much. =)

  3. Oh my gosh yay Scarlet!!!! I loved that one so much:) And I can't wait to see what you think of Glitch, that one is at the top of my "must read" list! What a fantastic mailbox this week Ashley, enjoy!

    1. Yes Scarlet was so good!!

      Glitch definitely sounds really cool; hopefully in the next couple weeks I'll get a chance to read it. Hard with so many awesome books coming out!

  4. When it comes to work, I totally know how you feel. You work a full day and then you want to blog but you're too bushed to do so.

    I really love your haul, I'm so envious you were able to get Sapphire Blue, Changling, and Dark Ride. :) The List is also on my bookshelf, and I'm thinking it will be my next read. Thank you for sharing!

  5. Thank you so much for sharing the coupon codes for Kobo ebooks, Ashley! I have a Kindle, but I used to have a Kobo and still use that app for the Kobo books I had purchased on my iPad, so I was just able to swipe up some really good books I've been wanting to read (including Siobhan Vivian's The List) for a couple of dollars!

    1. Yay, no problem!! When I saw them on a site I was amazed, so I wanted to make sure I passed on the great deals. I got The List with that coupon too obviously, and it was crazy how cheap it made it.

  6. It looks like you've got some great books. All the covers look amazing. Hope you enjoy reading everything.

  7. What a haul! :)

    I'm just going to read The Calling, I really want to read Scarlet, and I love Downton Abbey! :)
    Oh, and I need to read A Breath of Eyre as well! :)
    All the other books look great too, enjoy!

    My IMM: http://hazelthewitch.blogspot.com/2012/04/in-my-mailbox_22.html

  8. Wow - Promised, already? How exciting! The List looks like a good one too. I wish I had a kobo so I could use that awesome coupon - dude! Have a great week, Ashley.

  9. Yay! You bought Scarlet! I LOVED that book so much! My sister is reading it right now too. :) I also got Changeling and Between the Lines this week as well... let's hope those authors have made a good transition from adult to YA writing! Happy reading, Ashley! :)

  10. Amazing mailbox this week, Ashley!! :D I finally ordered myself a copy of The Calling and I can't wait for it to arrive! :D And you got a Promised egalley, and Glitch! That is so awesome! I can't wait to read those two! :D Thanks for sharing your amazing mailbox and for stopping by and commenting on mine. :)

    Happy Reading! :D

  11. So many good books! The Kobo codes are awesome, thanks! I just picked up Glitch. I'm hoping it's good. Happy reading!

  12. The Lost Hero looks great (loved his Percy Jackson books), as does Between the Lines.

    Happy reading! :)

  13. So many good books. I really want to read Scarlet.

    That sucks that work is cutting into blogging time, but at least it means you can buy even more books :D

    1. Oh definitely, eh? The money does make it hurt a little less. ;)

  14. I want to read Scarlet and Changeling. I'm a little jealous right now! Great IMM :)

  15. Great set! I'm obsessed with Downton Abbey. I loved the newest Gallagher Girls book.
    My IMM

  16. You got tons of awesome stuff!!
    The Downton Abbey book looks cool, I love books like that.

    Also, Out of Sight, Out of tIme! Awesome!
    Sadly, I'm still waiting for my copy :(

  17. Scarlet is an amazing read (if you haven't dived in already)!

    Awesome books from the last few weeks and happy reading!

  18. New follower, I also got Scarlet and The Calling this week and you got Promised I am sooo jealous, great haul, my imm


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