The Sunday Post–May 13th Edition

The Sunday Post is hosted by Kimba of The Caffeinated Book Reviewer.  This is a weekly meme where we can share news of the week and highlight new books received.

I have decided to jump onboard with Kimba’s Sunday Posts, because I like the chatty factor that she has introduced to the book haul meme. 

Yesterday I spent most of the day fiddling with my blog template after a fatal hiccup with the old one, which I had been using for YEARS.  It was hard to let it go, but after searching around and looking at new themes, I do like the one that I picked out.  I even learned a lot about widgets, which I hadn’t used in the past.  I like them.  A lot.  If you notice anything wonky about the site, please let me know.

I just finished reading When You Were Mine by Rebecca Serle, which was an unsolicited review copy.  I love getting these, because I wouldn’t have picked the book up otherwise, and I would have missed out on a treat.  I couldn’t put it down, and I was so irritated that I had to set it aside to tinker with my blog theme.  I will be giving this re-telling of Romeo and Juliet away soon, so check back and enter the contest if you are interested in this engrossing read!

I haven’t shared a book haul in a while, and I have lost track of some of the books I bought/received, but here are some of the highlights.

Check out my current contests!  Click here to enter!

New Arrivals at the Café:

Blackwood by Gwenda Bond

Shift by Kim Curran

Can’t Buy Me Love by Molly O’Keefe

My Fair Concubine by Jeannie Lin

Revived by Cat Patrick

Deep Autumn Heat by Elisabeth Barrett

All These Things I’ve Done by Gabrielle Zevin  (I love the new cover)

Because It Is My Blood by Gabrielle Zevin

The Battle of Blood and Ink by Jared Axelrod and Steve Walker

Why Does Batman Carry Shark Repellent? by Brian Cronin

The Highest Price to Pay by Maisey Yates

The True Game by Sheri S Tepper

A great big thanks to the publishers for their continued support!

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11 thoughts on “The Sunday Post–May 13th Edition

  • May 13, 2012 at 7:46 am

    I want to read When You Were Mine! Have heard it was awesome! Hopping thru checking out mailboxes! Come see what I got at Gimme’s Goodies this week! Happy Reading!

  • May 13, 2012 at 8:01 am

    @Jennifer – It is a really good book! Come back on Friday and enter my giveaway for it. I liked it so much I want to share it with everyone 🙂

    Thanks for hopping by my blog!

  • May 13, 2012 at 8:04 am

    I got an e-copy for review of When You Were Mine, too, but when I realized that it wouldn’t be as light and funny as I was in the mood for at that moment, I passed. :/ Everyone keeps saying it was amazing, though. Argh! XD

    Patricia // My Week

  • May 13, 2012 at 8:06 am

    @Patricia – It’s not a fluffy read, but it’s not a downer, either. It’s about new beginnings and finding hope – it is really good!

  • May 13, 2012 at 11:16 am

    I love your blog set up and everything appears to be working. I am curious about Because its in my Blood. I received Blackwood for review and want Revived. What a great week. Thanks for being a part of The Sunday Post

  • May 13, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    @Kimba88 – I really liked Revived, though it wasn’t anything like I thought it would be.

    Thanks for hosting The Sunday Post!

    @Steph – Yes, you need to bump When You Were Mine up in your TBR pile. It’s a fast read, and you won’t want to put it down.

  • May 13, 2012 at 4:55 pm

    You got a wonderful selection of books this week. So many diff types. I flippin LOVE your blog button! I am adding it to my page it is so cute!
    Have a gr8 weekend (whats left of it) and next week too 🙂

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