Sunday, January 30, 2011

Weekly Wrap 013011

The first part of this feature is inspired by The Story Siren's "In My Mailbox" posts.  Let me show you the books that I've come across in one way or another for the past week. 

I had another lovely week of great books showing up!  Some unexpectedly :)

How To Slay A Dragon  The Iron Queen (Harlequin Teen)  The Arrow Chest  A Trail of Ink: The Third Chronicle of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon (Hugh De Singleton 3)  Death of a Chimney Sweep (Hamish Macbeth)
Thank you BelleBridge Books, Harlequin Teen, Robert Parry, LitFuse & Hachette


The Winter Sea  The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel The Magician (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel) Crescendo (Hush, Hush) 
Thank you to A Moment with Mystee for The Winter Sea
The two Micheal Scott audiobooks were won at BookTrib
Thank you to Dren and Marq for the great contest!  I chose Crescendo as my prize :)


Swallowing Darkness: A Novel (Meredith Gentry Novels)  by Karen Joy Fowler (Author) The Jane Austen Book Club: A Novel (Paperback)  Eat, Pray, Love One Woman`s Search for Everything Across Italy, India & Indonesia [PB,2007] Juliet  Highland Outlaw: A Novel
Yes, I am still on a book buying ban...BUT, at 25 cents each (even the hardbacks) I could not resist.. $1.25 for 5 gems is reasonable ~ hubby even agreed! bought at thrift store


Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, Book 1)  Desire Unchained (Demonica, Book 2)
Swapped at Paperbackswap


Initiate: The Unfinished Song, Book One (Volume 1)
Thank you author Tara Maya

The second part of this post is to show you what happened here in the last week and give you an idea of what is scheduled (so far) for next week. 

Last Week

Open Giveaways

How to Marry a Duke - ends 1/31
Sins of a Highland Devil - ends 1/31
My Immortal Assassin - ends 2/7

Notorious Pleasures - ends 2/14
One World One Heart  - ends 2/17

Join us as we interview
Elizabeth Hoyt, author of NOTORIOUS PLEASURES
On BlogTalkRadio
Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2 PM ET
Publisher: Vision, an imprint of Grand Central Publishing

Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane)

BlogTalkRadio/HBG Program:

Elizabeth Hoyt joins us again on the Grand Central Publishing BlogTalkRadio channel, this time for her latest book, NOTORIOUS PLEASURES. Elizabeth Hoyt is a USA Today bestselling author of historical romance. She also writes deliciously fun contemporary romance under the name Julia Harper. Elizabeth lives in central Illinois with three untrained dogs, two angelic but bickering children, and one long-suffering husband. Please visit her websites for chapter excerpts, book extras, and author appearances: and

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Listen-in or chat on the Grand Central Publishing channel on BlogTalkRadio.

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Scheduled Reviews (so far)

To Tempt A Rake (Circle of Sin)  13, rue Thérèse: A Novel  How Sweet It is

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Deadly Heat & Deadly Lies Set - ends 2/13


  1. I enjoyed Iron Queen and Crescendo, hope you do too.
    Happy reading and have a great week!
    Brandi’s IMMB

  2. how lucky are you with the winnings :)

    enjoy your awesome books--you have many hours of reading pleasure ahead of you.


  3. That's a good mailbox! The Winter Sea is one of my favourite books!


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