Sunday, 21 July 2013

Showcase Sunday #20

Showcase Sunday is a weekly meme hosted by Vicky over at Books, Biscuits & Tea where we showcase all of our recent book grabs.

I only got two books this week but because both of them made me SUPER excited - the proper *happy dance* sort-of excited! - when I took them out of their packages and have been long awaited wishlist reads of mine, I felt like I had to show you them as soon as possible! ^.^

Book Swaps:

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys:
I LOVE YOU SO MUCH, ZOE! You are AMAZING! I have wanted to read this book for so long that all I can do now that I have a copy of my own is stare at it in a daze. I'm going to start reading this as soon as I can. Thank you SO much again, Zoe - for the cute little geek badge as well! xD

Won:

Article 5 by Kristin Simmons:
Do you know those giveaways where, if you win, you choose a book of your choice from The Book Depository? Well, this is how I got this one! It was one of the first choices that popped into my head when I was told I'd won the giveaway and I am so glad I went for it! I've already read it and... woah. At first I really had no idea how I thought about it once I'd turned the last page - my thoughts were so scrambled! - but know now that I loved it! Chase, you are one swoon-worthy boy! :')

So that's all for me this week. Leave links to your own book hauls and I'll hop on by and comment! :)

Happy Reading,
Rachel xoxo

15 comments:

  1. Those are the best kind of books to get! Hope Between Shades of Grey lives up to your expectations. When the other Shades of Grey popped up, I actually thought it was that book...well for a little while! Shame it wasn't.

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  2. Aw Zoe is AMAZING! Between Shades of Gray has been on my Wishlist since the beginning of time, and I've heard nothing but great things about it. I really hope you fall in love with the book, Rachel!

    Congrats on winning a giveaway! It's always so rare to win, so whenever I do I jump around and dance. Article 5 looks so good and I've read a bunch of glowing reviews for it. I'm so glad you really enjoyed it!

    Thanks for sharing this awesome post with us, Rachel. I always enjoy a good snoop at other people's books. ;D xx

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  3. I've been eyeing up Article 5 for a while as I've read so many great reviews about it! :-)

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  4. Great haul Rachel! I'm in love with those Geek badges and *jumps up and down*, Holly is sending me some from the UK! *squeals* Between Shades of Gray is so high on my wish list it's not even funny. Happy Reading, Enjoy :)

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  5. It's great to be excited about books! And they sound amazing so I hope you enjoy them :)

    Megan xxx

    My Showcase Sunday if you'd like a look

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  6. YOU'RE WELCOME! *hugs* I hope Between Shades of Gray lives up to your expectations! It's such a beautiful story, and I love the cover. I'm glad you like your Geek badge :D Lucy gave me a whole batch of them so I have a few of my own to drool over too ;)

    Article 5 has been on my wishlist for ages! I love a good dystopian. And Chase sounds amazing... me want a swoon-worthy boy ;) Congrats on winning the giveaway. Happy reading <3

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  7. I love the look of both books. Between Shades of Grey has such a pretty cover and it sounds amazing.

    Happy reading, Rachel!

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  8. Those two books have been standing on my TBR for ages. I hope you'll enjoy them!

    My Showcase Sunday @ So Bookalicious

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  9. OOh yay! A win!! Congrats!! Hope you enjoy your new reads!

    Here's my STS

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  10. Super dope. Good for you cause I've been meaning to get these two.

    Happy reading :) Thanks for stopping by!

    http://www.itchingforbooks.com/2013/07/stacking-shelves-47.html

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  11. Between Shades of Gray is so good! Hope you like it as much as I did and I'll be waiting for your review. :)

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  12. I heard Between the Shades was amazing! And you got Geek Girl swag too? That's cool cause I bought Geek Girl this week! :D

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  13. YES ZOE IS FREAKING AMAZING AND OMG BETWEEN SHADES OF GRAY IS FREAKING AMAZING SO READ IT NOW SO WE CAN FANGIRL AND OMG ARTICLE 5!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    sorry for the freak out....GREAT HAUL THOUGH! ;p

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  14. I own both of those books and have yet to read them! Hope you enjoy!

    Here's my Showcase Sunday!

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  15. I have wanted to read Shades of Gray too. Hope you enjoy it!
    Thanks for stopping by at Kero's .

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