Sunday, June 24, 2012

The Sunday Post ~sharing news and books~

The Sunday Post ~9th Edition
The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer ~ It's a chance to share news~ A post to recap the past week on your blog, showcase books and things we have received and share news about what is coming up on our blog for the week ahead.
Good Morning the coffee is hazelnut today. Enjoy a cup! I hope all of you enjoyed the first day of summer. We grilled outback to celebrate. This week I participated in a read-a-thon and have lots of reviews to write. Have a wonderful day and be sure and visit the participating blogs. 

This past week I shared the following reviews:
I also brought you:
This week on the blog I will have reviews of:
  • Ravenous Dead by Natasha Hoar
  • Sweet Savage Blood by 
  • Dark Companion by Marta Acosta
  • The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian 
  • What A Boy Wants by Nyrae Dawn
Also look for an exciting:
  • Waiting on Wednesday

Here are the books and goodies I received this past week:

For Review:

Angel Eyes by Shannon Dittemore
courtesy of BookSneeze

A finished copy of Dark Companion by Marta Acosta
courtesy of Tor/Forge :)

Purchased or Downloaded:

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At June 24, 2012 at 12:06 AM , Blogger CrystalReads said...

Looking forward to your up in coming reviews! Love your blog and Sunday post meme!

Her is my Sunday post :D

At June 24, 2012 at 12:48 AM , Blogger Heidi@Rainy Day Ramblings said...

I really enjoyed Dark Companion! It is mysterious...I have it up on Wednesdsy. I am curious about that series by Alma Katsu. That cover is stunning. Hazelnut coffee would be lovely, thanks! Enjoy your Sunday, Kimba :)

At June 24, 2012 at 1:10 AM , Blogger Adriana C said...

I like the cover of Reckoning by Alma Katsu.
Enjoy your books.

At June 24, 2012 at 1:52 AM , Blogger Sharon ObsessionwithBooks said...

A nice haul! I really enjoyed Dark Companion & I am quite keen to read Angel Eyes.

Have a great week :)

Sharon -

At June 24, 2012 at 4:18 AM , Anonymous Rebecca (Kindle Fever) said...

I'm SO curious about Dark Companion and This Is Not A Test! I have to get my hands on those, ASAP. o: I can't wait to hear what you think about everything! Enjoy. :D

At June 24, 2012 at 5:05 AM , Blogger Danny said...

The Reckoning looks awesome! Is it the second book in this series? I still need to read the first one!

At June 24, 2012 at 5:47 AM , Blogger Manga Maniac said...

The Ravenous Dead rocked! I can hardly wait to see what you thought of it. I'm curious about Dark Companion, too. Enjoy your books!

At June 24, 2012 at 5:50 AM , Blogger Michelle Chew said...

Dark Companion looks good! And I can't wait to see what you think of This is Not a Test!
Happy reading! <3

At June 24, 2012 at 6:19 AM , Blogger Silverlight said...

I've been meaning to start Dark Companion, thanks for reminding me. Angel Eyes was something that ended up on my DNF pile, I just couldn't get into that book, it was a little heavy on religon and that's not my style of reading but hopefully you'll enjoy it.

At June 24, 2012 at 6:43 AM , Blogger Captain Biscuits said...

I've heard a lot about Angel Eyes so I hope you can tell me how good/bad it is! :P
Dark Companion looks like a great read :)
Here is my weekly round up/book haul post
Lauren from Northern Plunder

At June 24, 2012 at 7:49 AM , Blogger Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

Can't wait to see what you thought of Sandcastle Girls...I am on the fence about picking that one up! And going by covers alone your two new books are lovely!

At June 24, 2012 at 7:52 AM , Blogger Barbara W. said...

I bought This Is Not a Test too - and read Slow Summer Kisses. :) I just love the cover of that Alma Katsu, I've been dithering over whether or not to buy it. I hope you review it so I can make up my mind. lol

At June 24, 2012 at 8:23 AM , Blogger Jenea Whittington said...

All of them are some really awesome books. Can't wait to see what you think of Dark Companion. Enjoy...

Jenea @ Books Live Forever

At June 24, 2012 at 9:40 AM , Blogger Jen Ryland/YA Romantics said...

I have Dark Companion next up on my Kindle and I'm very excited about it!
Enjoy your books and thanks for hosting!

At June 24, 2012 at 11:09 AM , Blogger Kristin @ My ParaHangover said...

I've heard mixed things, too, about Angel Eyes so I'll have to see what your consensus is on that one. And that's super cool you got a finished copy of Dark Companion! Is that a nice gift for you or what??? I see that happen a lot and have had that offered to me but not sure why a publisher does that...

Have a great reading week!!!

At June 24, 2012 at 11:34 AM , Blogger Alexia said...

Such a beautiful cover for The Beckoning! Looking forward to reading your reviews this coming week :) Hope you had a great weekend!
Here is my Sunday Post

At June 24, 2012 at 11:36 AM , Blogger Bea said...

"BookSneeze"? That made me giggle. I've never heard of that site.

I see you got the new Alma Katsu book, I can't wait to read your review.

Enjoy your coffee!

At June 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM , Blogger Chapter by Chapter said...

Ooooooo Ahhhhh Dark Companion. I can't WAIT to read this one. I need to get my hands on a copy somehow lol I've been dying for it ever since I WoW'd it way back when. I really hope you enjoy This Is Not A Test. I, personally, feel head over heels in love with it. I hope you have an awesome week in reading :D Thanks for sharing!

Chapter by Chapter

At June 24, 2012 at 2:38 PM , Blogger Michelle @ Book Briefs said...

OOh I really, really want to read Dark Companion! And I just noticed that your blogoversary is in 51 days, that is so exciting Kimba! :)

At June 24, 2012 at 3:12 PM , Blogger Blodeuedd said...

Ohhh Acosta, I want :D

At June 24, 2012 at 3:16 PM , Blogger The Literary Darling said...

Like everyone else, I am excited about Dark Companion! Can't wait to read your thoughts!

At June 24, 2012 at 3:44 PM , Blogger bookbitereviews said...

Nice haul!! Dark Companion looks good so i'll be looking forward to your review of that and What a boy wants =D

Happy Reading,
Becky @ Book Bite Reviews

At June 24, 2012 at 6:23 PM , Blogger Dani Chapman said...

Awesome looking haul this week! Happy reading and enjoy!

Thanks for sharing,

At June 25, 2012 at 1:11 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Dark Companion sounds really dark. :P LOL !
I keep seeing mixed reviews for that book, but I still want to read it !
Yay for This Is Not A Test ! I can't wait to see what you have to say ! :)
Happy reading !

At June 25, 2012 at 10:30 AM , Blogger DBookWhore said...

Pretty much every book in your haul this week has a sweet cover! I am such a sucker for great covers! I am going to check out Angel eyes!

At June 30, 2012 at 2:20 PM , Blogger Vicky @ Books, Biscuits, and Tea said...

This is Not a Test looks good! I've heard great things about it :) Enjoy all your new books! xx


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