Sunday, November 06, 2011

My Week in Books (55)

Credit for IMM goes to The Story Siren

If you haven't already, check out this week's Pick It For Me post!
The theme for this week's choices is dystopian!

Books won

Thank you, Fresh Fiction! 

The Demon King and I (Caruthers Sisters #1) Dragons Prefer Blondes

Books received for review

(Jessica #2)
by Beth Fantaskey
Publisher: Harcourt
Source: Blogger trade
To be released: January 10, 2012

It's one thing to find out that you're a vampire princess. It's whole other thing to actually rule. Newly married Jessica Packwood is having a hard enough time feeling regal with her husband, Lucius, at her side. But when evidence in the murder of a powerful elder points to Lucius, sending him into solitary confinement, Jessica is suddenly on her own.

Determined to clear his name, Jessica launches into a full-scale investigation, but hallucinations and nightmares of betrayal keep getting in her way. Jessica knows that without blood to drink, Lucius's time is running out. Can she figure out who the real killer is - and who she can trust - before it's too late? 

(The Cahill Witch Chronicles #1)
by Jessica Spotswood
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Source: Blogger trade
To be released: February 7, 2012

Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they're witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship - or an early grave. 

Before her mother died, Cate promised to protect her sisters. But with only six months left to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word . . . especially after she finds her mother's diary, uncovering a secret that could spell her family's destruction. Desperate to find alternatives to their fate, Cate starts scouring banned books and questioning rebellious new friends, all while juggling tea parties, shocking marriage proposals, and a forbidden romance with the completely unsuitable Finn Belastra.

If what her mother wrote is true, the Cahill girls aren't safe. Not from the Brotherhood, the Sisterhood - not even from each other.

Books bought

Pre-order arrivals

Dark Eden Crossed (Matched, #2) Dark Inside

Dark Eden by Patrick Carman
Crossed by Ally Condie (review here)
Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts

What I read this week

Eighth Grade Bites (Chronicles of Vladimir Tod, #1) Bloodrose (Nightshade, #3) Bad Taste in Boys Graceling (The Seven Kingdoms, #1)

Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer (audio)
Bloodrose by Andrea Cremer
Bad Taste in Boys by Carrie Harris
Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Books I started but haven't finished (yet!)

The Farseekers: The Obernewtyn Chronicles 2 (The Obernewtyn Chronicles) Ninth Grade Slays (Chronicles of Vladimir Todd)

The Farseekers by Isobelle Carmody
Ninth Grade Slays by Heather Brewer (audio)


  1. Born Wicked looks awesome! I will have to add that one to my wish list.

  2. AAAAHHHHH!!! I want to read "Bad Taste in Boys" sooo bad! Hope you liked it!

    Congrats on an awesome IMM!

  3. Oh wow, lots of great books this week! I got Born Wicked as well :)

    Michele | IMM

  4. Ooooh great haul!! Born Wicked sounds great I can't wait to read it. I really enjoyed Dark Eden! Hope you do too!

    Xpresso Reads