Sunday, 6 May 2012

Showcase Sunday #2

Hi Guys!  It's Sunday again and that means another chance to peek at what I've had in the post this week.  I'm doing something different now, so here is my 2nd ever Showcase Sunday post :D

This week all the books I've had in have been e-books. 


Showcase Sunday is hosted by Vicky @ Books, Biscuits & Tea- what a great way to see what everyone else has had in their mailboxes :D



Books I've Bought:



Under The Never Sky by Veronica Rossi


Goodreads Synopsis:
 Since she'd been on the outside, she'd survived an Aether storm, she'd had a knife held to her throat, and she'd seen men murdered. This was worse.

Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland - known as The Death Shop - are slim. If the cannibals don't get her, the violent, electrified energy storms will. She's been taught that the very air she breathes can kill her. Then Aria meets an Outsider named Perry. He's wild - a savage - and her only hope of staying alive.

A hunter for his tribe in a merciless landscape, Perry views Aria as sheltered and fragile - everything he would expect from a Dweller. But he needs Aria's help too; she alone holds the key to his redemption. Opposites in nearly every way, Aria and Perry must accept each other to survive. Their unlikely alliance forges a bond that will determine the fate of all who live under the never sky.


Existence by Abbi Glines


Goodreads Synopsis:

 What happens when you're stalked by Death? You fall in love with him, of course.

Pagan Moore doesn't cheat Death, but instead, falls in love with him.

Seventeen year old Pagan Moore has seen souls her entire life. Once she realized the strangers she often saw walking through walls were not visible to anyone else, she started ignoring them. If she didn't let them know she could see them, then they left her alone. Until she stepped out of her car the first day of school and saw an incredibly sexy guy lounging on a picnic table, watching her with an amused smirk on his face. Problem is, she knows he's dead.

Not only does he not go away when she ignores him, but he does something none of the others have ever done. He speaks. Pagan is fascinated by the soul. What she doesn't realize is that her appointed time to die is drawing near and the wickedly beautiful soul she is falling in love with is not a soul at all.

He is Death and he's about to break all the rules.

What books did you get in your mailbox this week?  Leave a comment and a link and I will have a peek :D

**  Signed Copy of Soulless by Gail Carriger up for grabs. Open to Everyone, click HERE to enter giveaway :)** 
** Paperback copy of Slated by Teri Terry up for grabs.  Open to UK only.  Click HERE to enter giveaway**

34 comments:

Vicky @ Books, Biscuits, and Tea said...

Under the Never Sky is supposed to be really good! :D I hope you'll like it! :)

My post and the linky is up now. (Although I only got one book this week)
xxx

Chocolate Chunky Munkie said...

Thanks Vicky. I've now joined the linky :) xx

Patrick Castro said...

Under The Never Sky was kinda disappointing! Wish it was better!
My Haul-http://wwwthebookshelves.blogspot.com/2012/05/what-i-got-this-week-insurgent-wonder.html

Hilda K said...

Oh, I heard both are amazing books! I have Under the Never Sky waiting on my TBR shelf, and I can't wait to start reading it! Happy reading, Jenny! :)

Here is my haul this week. :)

Makayla said...

I really want to read under the never sky!! Hope you enjoy it!!
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kara-karina@Nocturnal Book Reviews said...

Lovely books, Jenny! Veronica Rossi was awesome, enjoy both your reads! ;)

Reviewing Shelf said...

Wow, lovely books there. Heard good things about them and I love the cover of Under the never sky.

Enjoy.

My Showcase Sunday

Nazish Reads said...

I enjoyed Under the Never Sky, although some people didn't, it depends on what you like, I hope you like it.

Here's my book haul post http://www.nazishreads.net/my-monthly-and-weekly-features/weekly-book-haul-1

Mel said...

I loved Under The Never Sky - the first few pages were a little tough but then it just flies along! Great books this week! :-)

Tara said...

Oh wow, I loved Under the Never Sky - you're definitely onto a winner with that one :) I literally had issues putting it down!

Have a good week!

Pen to Paper said...

I have Under the Never Sky on my Kindle to read, and I really want Existence... but there are so many other books to read!
The TBR pile is definitely now a mountain!

Great haul this week :)

Loves xxxx

Melliane said...

I've heard a lot of amazing things about Under the Never Sky, I really need to try it. I hope you'll enjoy your new reads.

here is mine

Natframpton said...

I've heard fab things about under the never sky. Hope you enjoy.

I didn't get any books this week.

Ella said...

Hope you'll enjoy them! I haven't ready any of them yet, but from the reviews i've seen so far, they both sound great!

By the way, I awarded you the Versatile Blogger award, if you'd like to check out the post, it's here: Versatile Blogger Award

Keep up the good work ^^

Fara said...

Gah! Both awesome books that I haven't had the chance to read. Awesome haul! :D

Drop by my Showcase Sunday?

J.R. said...

I have both of those books on my TBR bookcase! Happy Reading :) I hope you'll drop by and see what I got this week. New email follower :)

http://jrafterdark.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/this-week-on-j-r-after-dark/

Frishawn Rasheed said...

WTF Are You Reading?: WTF's In My Mailbox #2
Watch the widget UNDER the mailbox!
I still want to read under the never sky!

manda-rae said...

I bought Under the Never Sky when it first came out because I heard so many good things about it. But I still haven't read it yet. Maybe I need to take a staycation and catch up on my reading. Happy reading!

My haul

Steph said...

Great books! I really liked Under the Never Sky. I haven't heard of Existence until now, but it sounds good. Happy reading!
Stacking the Shelves

Captain Biscuits said...

Oh my, I need to get my hands on Existence right now!

Lauren @ Northern Plunder
http://www.northernplunder.blogspot.co.uk/2012/05/06052012-bought-borrowed-and-bagged-1.html

Jen Ryland/YA Romantics said...

I liked Under the Never Sky and I've heard really good things about Abby Glines.


Happy reading!

Sophie said...

Under the sky looks good. Oh but I'm jealous. I have to finish aall of my required reading before I can even take a peak at anything else.
Check out blog? No book haul this month, but it would mean the world if you'd take a peak.
www.dogearedandcoffeestained.blogspot.com

Braine @ Talk Supe said...

Short and sweet, I hope I can do that, I'm a hoarder!

Talk Supe BB&B

Jenn of Frequent Reader, Infrequent Blogger said...

Oh both of those look really interesting. Hope you enjoy reading them :)

Theta Sigma said...

I've heard a lot about Under The Never Sky, but the UK cover puts me off because it looks TOO female orientated where I don't know if I will like it.

Is it one that can be read by male and female readers?

PS - Nice name. Why did you name yourself after an ice cream?

Jennifer said...

I need to check these out. Loving those covers. Thanks for sharing and Happy Reading :)

Jennifer @ Dream Reads

Angie said...

I really liked Under the Never Sky!

Happy reading. :D

Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

kimba88 said...

ooh Existence sounds good! You can see my books and news on The Sunday Post

Jennifer said...

I've ha my eye on Under the Never Sky for a while..it sounds so good. Adding Existence to my TBR now. Enjoy!

Jenny said...

I like the sound of Under the Never Sky, am adding it to my TBR!

Jenny @ Eternally Books

Megan (Between the Lines) said...

Awesome haul! I really want to read Under the Never Sky! Ah, if only I could read faster so I could get to it sooner.


Thanks for stopping by my blog! =)

Paige said...

I haven't read anything by Abby Glines yet but I really want to because it sounds so good and I've heard a lot of good things about Existence. I hope you enjoy everything and here's my IMM!

http://www.paigebradish1996.blogspot.com/2012/05/in-my-mailbox-33-weekly-wrap-up.html

~Paige @ Comfort Books

Book Passion for Life said...

Great week Jenny! Under the Never Sky is one of my favourite reads this year - I loved it! Donna xoxo

Mel - Thedailyprophecy. said...

I hear so many great things about Under the Never Sky! I can't wait to get my hands on that one. Happy reading :D

http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/05/showcase-sunday-1.html

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