Sunday, 26 May 2013

In My mailbox #64

Welcome to  In My Mailbox, a meme run by originally  The Story Siren and currently by The Modge Podge Bookshelf where each week bloggers post on their blogs the books they have bought, received to review or won in the past week.

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Small week this week.  Concentrated on getting some reading, reviews and posts done rather than acquiring more books to add to my ever growing TBR list.  Don't get me wrong, I have great enjoyment adding to that TBR list as there are so many great titles coming up or out at the moment.  however took this week to concentrate on the list I already have :-)

For Review (via Netgalley)

I read daynight by the same author as part of the blog tour at the beginning of the year and really enjoyed it.  This novella is set in same world and can be read before or after daynight.  Can't wait to read this.

Clean Slate Complex (A daynight story) by Megan Thomason
Goodreads | Amazon

Meet The Second Chance Institute (SCI): Worldwide non-profit and do-gooder organization. Their motto: Because Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Life(TM). Reality: hidden behind every kind act is a dark agenda designed to gain control and force societal and moral extremes. Currently, the SCI’s pushing Project Liberate, a program to woo the poor and downtrodden into their Clean Slate Complexes—where “everything is provided” from jobs to food, shelter, clothing, and education. Unfortunately, as with all things that sound too good to be true, there’s a catch…

Meet Alexa Knight. Feisty, tough and currently homeless in Los Angeles, Alexa agrees to help the SCI in return for medical care for her sick mother. When she starts to suspect there’s more to the SCI than meets the eye will she believe Adam—the boy who saved her life and the SCI’s biggest champion, or Joshua—the attractive enigma who sings about conspiracy theories and pretends to be someone he’s not?

Full of action, humor, romance, twists and turns, clean slate complex is a companion story to the highly-praised dystopian novel, 'daynight'. It can be enjoyed before or after reading 'daynight'.


I am a huge Anne Bishop fan so looking forward to reading this first in a new series from her but I think I like the US cover more.

Written in Red (The Others #1) by Anne Bishop
Goodreads | Book Depository

No one creates realms like New York Times bestselling author Anne Bishop. Now in a thrilling new fantasy series, enter a world inhabited by the Others, unearthly entities—vampires and shape-shifters among them—who rule the Earth and whose prey are humans.

As a cassandra sangue, or blood prophet, Meg Corbyn can see the future when her skin is cut—a gift that feels more like a curse. Meg’s Controller keeps her enslaved so he can have full access to her visions. But when she escapes, the only safe place Meg can hide is at the Lakeside Courtyard—a business district operated by the Others.

Shape-shifter Simon Wolfgard is reluctant to hire the stranger who inquires about the Human Liaison job. First, he senses she’s keeping a secret, and second, she doesn’t smell like human prey. Yet a stronger instinct propels him to give Meg the job. And when he learns the truth about Meg and that she’s wanted by the government, he’ll have to decide if she’s worth the fight between humans and the Others that will surely follow.

So what was in your mailbox this week?

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