Sunday, February 24, 2013

In My Mailbox #29: The Post-Hiatus Edition

I really (hopefully) mean it when I say "post-hiatus"!  The reality is that I just don't have as much time to read and blog as I did during high school, but I'm determined to post and participate more.  In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren, in which bloggers show off all the fantastic, shiny-new (or library-borrowed) books we received over the past week.  I didn't get as many new books as usual, despite the blog's short hiatus, but there are a few exciting new books waiting on my shelves:

 Here's what I got:

Books-- YA & Adult:

I've already ripped my way through the pages of the amazing read that is Hannah Moskowitz's Teeth.   I read Fire, too, a long time back, but don't really remember it as well as Graceling other than that it is very good.


 Throne of the Crescent Moon is an adult fantasy set in a world resembling the Middle East in the earlier days of Islam, maybe around the Arabian Nights era.  It's a relatively little-known compared to some other fantasy epics-- even though it was nominated for the Nebula-- but I do like... lots of ghul-hunters, desert shapeshifters, and alchemy.


Manga & Graphic Novels:

Blue Exorcist is a shonen manga series which I think is so far pretty great-- it's really exciting with cool, vague concepts (typical for guys' manga) and pretti-ful art (not as typical for guys' manga). I will probably do a series review for it after I read a few more volumes, like with Library Wars, 'cause I don't like to review manga volume-by-volume.  Darker Than Black is a manga based off a popular anime series which I've never seen...but the art is very easy on the eyes (I am a sucker for eye-candy art) and the story seems interesting.
What did you get in your mailbox this week?  I'd love to check out your posts-- just leave me a link and I'll be sure to visit back!


17 comments:

Patrick Castro said...

Ooh! Great books! Hope you enjoy them all,especially Teeth!

My Haul: http://wwwthebookshelves.blogspot.com/2013/02/new-to-shelves-17-one-with-indigo-spell.html

juliababyjen said...

I loved Fire! Such a great read! Enjoy your books!

Kat said...

@Patrick-- I loooved Teeth! It's definitely going on my favorites shelf and I'm trying to think about the daunting prospect of writing a review for it now...

@juliababyjen-- I remember loving Fire, like all of Kristin Cashore's books, but when I saw it at the bookstore I realized I didn't remember reading it-- just that I really liked it, haha. Will let you know what I think this time!

Thanks for visiting!

Zenia said...

Haven't heard of these before, but they look good. I hope you enjoy your books.
My IMM + Sunday Post

b_ls said...

I have heard a lot about Teeth. Otherwise it's a great batch of books! Hope you enjoy them!
Brittany @ Spare Time book blog
My IMM: http://sparetimebookblog.blogspot.com/2013/02/in-my-mailbox-17.html

Monica said...

great haul. Ive been wanting to read Teeth. Happy readings. New follower via GFC.
My IMM

quinnsbooknook said...

I haven't read Fire, but I hear it is amazing. I definitely want to read it, i Just need to find the time. LOL. I guess everyone feels that way.

Anyway, enjoy your goodies. Happy reading :)

Kat said...

@quinnsbooknook-- YES, everyone does feel that way. I definitely do... I have a stack of books waiting to be read and an even higher mental stack waiting to be bought! I do recommend Fire-- it is a great read.

Halee said...

I LOVE FIRE SO MUCH! Definitely my favorite book in the Graceling Realms series! Great haul!
New follower :)

Halee @ Confessions of a Book Addict

My IMM

Angelica @ Paperback Princess said...

I've heard great things about Kristin Cashore's books...enjoy!

Here's my IMM

Have a great weekend!

r110jaff said...

Online Data Entry Jobs (11542)

Earn dollars by working at home, just add post
online data on classified sites and get money by work at home
For details visit (http://www.JobzInn.com

Manga Therapy said...

Blue Exorcist is definitely a great manga. One of the hot new boys' titles that deserves a lot of praise!

urbas said...

fulfill your dreams (11582)
we gives you the easiest way to increase income
For more details visit: http://eazy2earn.com

urbas said...

fulfill your dreams (11582)
we gives you the easiest way to increase income
For more details visit: http://eazy2earn.com

Md jakaria said...

online casinon
I believe I will possibly hold out till this really is introduced these individuals go through these individuals in a short time. Fantastic opt for!

uzair saeed said...

get income from a part time Assignment entry jobs best way to make money at home
best way of earned money for student online data entry jobs
now offered to all those people who want to earned money by work at your home
more detail (http://tinyurl.com/3gce3ot) IDS (11621)

Anita Khan said...

are you finding it difficult to pay the bills
feed the family, fuel the car and enjoy life? if you answered yes then a work at home position is for you! we give you the opportunity to earn a real income working from home in a variety of positions. including typing, research, compiling, processing and more you have the freedom to work as many of our positions as you like - working in your own time from home. visit us today for full details on our positions or to register today. your (http://tinyurl.com/3gce3ot) ids (11663)

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...