I'M BACK! {Plus; My Review Haul For December}

Monday, 17 December 2012
Yay, yay, YAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY! My prelims are finished!
... Some went well, some went terribly (ahem, maths and admin, ahem) but I am SO, SO, SO happy they're over! :) Comeeeeee on, Christmas! xD But of course I'm not just going to have a post stating my return, I've got a book haul for you all! Basically, the following books have all been given to me for review and I am hoping to read and review all of them over the Christmas holidays! I do have some more on the way too - I thought that since it was Christmas and that I'd have sat my Prelims by then, I deserved to indulge myself in review books... so that's what I did! ;)

Silent Saturday by Helen Grant (Proof/ARC) - I hadn't really heard of this book before I received it from Random House but, after reading the synopsis, it sounded so good I was surprised that I hadn't come across it on any other blogs. I think it's a murder mystery thriller - so I'm really excited to get on to it! :D

Reached (Matched #3) by Ally Condie - I'm currently reading this one but not really that into it yet. The previous two books in this series - Matched and Crossed - weren't really that great so I'm hoping that this one finishes off the series with a bang! I actually got this book from Penguin to review on their website, Spinebreakers but I'll most likely post it up here too! :)

How to Fall by Jane Casey (Proof/ARC) - This is another review book from Random House that came around the same time as Silent Saturday did. Again, I hadn't really heard much of this author but this book sounds fantastic (another thriller!) so I'm super excited for it!

Code (Virals #3) by Kathy (and Brendan) Reichs (Early Copy) - Eeeeek! I have absolutely LOVED this series so far and can not thank Random House enough for giving me an early copy! I can not wait to get on to this - it'll probably be one of the first I'll review!

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl - This is another book I've received for review for Penguin's Spinebreakers and to tell you the truth, it's never really appealed to me. But I'm willing to give it a go and see how I feel about it - I have heard good things about it after all! :)

The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna (Early Copy) - Another huge, huge, HUGE thank you to Random House for this book too! It's been on my wishlist for a while and I can not wait to start reading it because it sounds AMAZING - so unusual! :D

So that's all so far. I'll make sure to include the other review books I receive in my usual hauls every Sunday. So, yep. Bye, bye for now!

Happy Reading,
Rachel xoxo


  1. Yay welcome back Rachel! I've missed your posts so so so much so I'm glad your horrible mocks are done and dusted. I'm glad some went really well for you, and I'm a disaster at maths so I did awfully too :P Hey, at least you now just have to look forward to CHRISTMAS!!!!!

    Brilliant haul. I got The Lost Girl too and can't wait to start it. The plot is just so unique.

    Enjoy every single one of your new review books :D xxx

  2. YAY! Welcome back! :D :D :D Most of my exams are over too, yay for Christmas! I did terrible on my maths too.. *high five* ;)

    OMG I am so jealous of Code! I love this series, I might just pester Random House to ask for review, hehe;)
    I have been offered Reached too, I hope it arrives soon. I am dying to read Beautiful Creatures and The Lost Girl. I will look forward to your reviews! :)

    Happy reading! xx

  3. I wasn't really interested in Beautiful Creatures either, but I recently bought it because the movie trailer really intrigued me. I still have to get my copy of Reached... I'm kind of sad to see one of my favorite dystopian series end. I hope you enjoy all of your books. :)

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian


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