Sunday, November 6, 2011

In My Mailbox (12)- November 6's Book Buying Splurge Part 2

In My Mail­box« is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi – The Story Siren.
 In this meme, we share the books we received for review, purchased, got from the library, traded/swapped, etc. Great way to network your blog with other bloggers and readers. 
Readers if you don't participate in In My Mailbox will still love to hear from you!
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Books Received:

In Paperback from - Liar's Moon (Thief Errant #2) by Elizabeth C. Bunce
Prisons, poisons, and passions combine in a gorgeously written fantasy noir. 

As a pickpocket, Digger expects to spend a night in jail every now and then. But she doesn't expect to find Lord Durrel Decath there as well--or to hear he's soon to be executed for killing his wife. 

Durrel once saved Digger's life, and when she goes free, she decides to use her skills as a thief, forger, and spy to return the favor. But each new clue only opens up new mysteries. Durrel's late wife had an illegal business on the wrong side of the civil war raging just outside the city gates. Digger keeps finding forbidden magic in places it has no reason to be. 

And for a thief in a town full of liars, sometimes it doesn't pay to know the truth.

For Review:

In Paperback- From the Author - The Twelfth Paladin by Nora Weston
Thanks Nora for the beautiful red wrapping and two bookmarks of the book:)

Interview + Giveaway, Enter!  - 

Interview & Giveaway with Nora Weston author of "The Twelfth Paladin" 

Scarred with angelfire by a rebellious angel named Micah, Jake Cottrell is sanctioned to become the twelfth paladin in Micah's supernatural unit of slayers. However, regret abounds as Micah is banished from his command and ordered to protect what he now despises…a human he believes is unworthy of such an honor. 

Jake slips far away from righteousness, outwardly proving Micah's judgment, by replying to a wicked email from Forever a seeker of mischief, Jake dares Hell to burn him. Hell agrees. Davis Travers thickens the plot by introducing Jake to Rachel Darnell. A temptress extraordinaire, she erupts from the fiery pits to steal Jake's soul. After a steamy seduction from the dark side, Jake is left spellbound.

With his soul dangling between Heaven and Hell, Jake soars on a blistering blacktop to escape the wrath of Hell as he fights for redemption while transforming into the twelfth paladin. Feel the heat as you grab your precious soul and go for a virtual roller coaster ride into Hell and back.

 An E-book from Author - Lastborn The Sixth Cycle) by Rachel Forde
The exciting first installment of the Sixth Cycle series.

Nara-Ya is a pugnacious adolescent girl on the run from a powerful sorceress. Fate lands her in the company of her polar opposite, the soft-spoken Donovan Brennan, who is simultaneously struggling to lead a Resistance movement, regain a throne for a wronged King, and prevent a war between the land he lives in and the land of his birth.

Brennan walks a fine line between his principles and success; Nara-Ya, by contrast, knows what she has to do to survive, and circumstances shunt her towards the life of a fighter and warrior. However, as war looms, as her friendship with Donovan grows into something more, and as Nara-Ya is forced to confront her darker instincts, she begins to question her destiny, and is forced to make a decision that will alter the fate of their world.

An E-book from Author- Clockwise by Elle Strauss
Boy watching with her best friend would be enough excitement for fifteen year old Casey Donavan. She doesn't even mind life at the bottom of the Cambridge High social ladder, if only she didn’t have this other much bigger problem. Unscheduled trips to the nineteenth century!

When Casey gets talked into going to the Fall Dance, the unthinkable happens--she accidentally takes Nate Mackenzie, the cutest boy in the school, back in time. Protocol pressures her to tell their 1860 hosts that he is her brother and when Casey finds she has a handsome, wealthy (and unwanted) suitor, something changes in Nate. Are those romantic sparks or is it just ‘brotherly’ protectiveness?

E-book from Author - She Smells The Dead (Spirit Guide #1) by E.J. Stevens

It's the beginning of senior year and Yuki's psychic awareness of ghostly spirits is threatening to ruin her life. Her ability to sense spirits of the dead isn't glamorous like on TV. SHE SMELLS THE DEAD. Yuki is being visited in her dreams and suspects that her friend Calvin is involved in something strange. Will Yuki be able to save the spirits and herself?

E-book from Author- Spirit Storm (Spirit Guide #2) by E.J. Stevens 

"Let the spirits guide you, but never let them take you." 

Spirits of the Dead are coming... 

Yuki is about to face an army of lost souls on Samhain, the night of Halloween, when the spirits of the dead roam free. Yuki will need all the help she can get from her friends, but will Calvin be there for her when she needs him the most? 

E-book from Author - The Commander and The Asaan Rautu (Haanta #1) by Michelle Franklin 
The Kingdom of Frewyn is being invaded by the Galleisian infantry and at the forefront of the battle is Boudicca MacDaede, a First Captain in the Frewyn armed forces. Her regiment is charged with defending the borders between the two nations, but when Frewyn’s last line of defense falls, Captain MacDaede enlists the assistance of a Haanta, one of giants from the islands to the far north. Promising to free him from his imprisonment in exchange for his help, she gains his trust long enough for them to win the battle and save the Frewyn border from being breached. The giant’s freedom is granted, but Rautu cannot return home unless he redeems himself in the eyes of his people for his past transgressions. He is offered a place by the captain’s side, and together, they defeat the Galleisian forces and become the saviors of Frewyn. 

By Author For Book Tour ReviewBon Appétit (a Jim Money Story) by Glenn Gamble

Jim Money bites off more than he can chew when he goes to collect a gambling debt. He's beaten, shot at, finds out that his girlfriend is involved with his best friend, and is forced to work with a woman he despises all in one day.

In trying to discover what is going on, a more sinister truth is brought to light.

Whew. That's it for Books Received. I'm kind of sad I haven't gotten my  NEW copy for Glow (Skychasers #1) by Amy Kathleen Ryan but there is still days away from its shipping estimate. Just wished it get here already. Oh, and I put in an order on Friday from for Slayers by C.J. Hill which was one of my Wishlist Reads. The Amazon seller mentioned I bought a First Edition book copy and that's really neat. You have to love's Bargain prices. Thanks for seeing In My Mailbox. What do you think of the books? Go ahead and leave your links to yours too. 


Anonymous said...

Interesting mailbox. I love it that you have a few that I haven't heard of until today. It is so great to have something new to look forward to.
The cover for Bon Appetit is not my thing. It is over the top gross.

Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

Oh, yeah Stephanie didn't like the cover for Bon Apetit either!

Now I'm happy I always find new books.

Mandroid said...

Wow, nice haul. The cover for She Smells the Dead freaks me out every time I see it and I have no idea why.

Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

It does look rather intense.
Like eyes pearing into you.

Emma B. said...

Big haul! You got some reading to do, guuurl! I've heard great things about the "Spirit Guide" series, and I hope you enjoy "Glow" as much as I did! And thanks for stopping by my blog!

Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

Hi Emma
Really hope its true about The Spirit Guide Series.

Can't wait for Glow!

Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

Lena Beana
I think I'm a bad person because I haven't heard of any of these books, lol. Let me know how they are!

Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

Well, a lot are just very unread by alot of people.

Unknown said...

WOW you have a very interesting reading pile! I really, really, really, want to read The Commander and The Asaan Rautu (Haanta #1) by Michelle Franklin!!! I am so jealous that you have it, can't wait for your review!


Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

I'm looking forward to that one too.
Thanks for stopping by.

Amused said...

Looks like you got quite a good range of books!

Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

Amused, yeah love that they're all different.

Maestra Amanda said...

Clockwise sounds good, and I have to agree with Stephanie, Bon Appetit looks creepy! Yipes!
Great IMM this week!


Cassandra @ Book & Movie Dimension a Blog said...

Thanks for stopping by. Amanda. Loved that book review today you had at your blog.

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