Weekly Roundup (IMM 87) – Answers, Keepers, and Shadows

I’ve decided to change things up a bit. I’ll still be doing In My Mailbox, BUT I’ll also have a weekly roundup post along with it. So. Check out the books I got in the mail this week, and see what happened at IceyBooks this week too!

Dark Companion by Marta Acosta (For Review)
The Ask and The Answer by Patrick Ness (Bought)
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare (Bought)
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare (Bought)
The Blood Keeper by Tessa Gratton (For Review)
The Shadow Society by Marie Rutkoski (For Review)
Safekeeping by Karen Hesse (For Review)
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan (For Review)

Thanks to Tor Teen, Random House, Macmillan, and my dad! So… what’s new on your shelves this week?

And for the roundup! Here’s what happened last week:

Review of INSIGNIA by SJ Kincaid
Crits for Water

Blog Tour: Interview and Giveaway for BURN MARK by Laura Powell
Hitting Shelves Today – June 26th

Waiting on Wednesday – MAID OF SECRETS

What’s Next?

Review of ONCE by Anna Carey
Random Giveaway: VELVETEEN by Daniel Marks

Reading Road Trip Update (Starts Today!)
Review of REVIVED by Cat Patrick


Hafsah Faizal is a YA author, designer, and blogger. Her designs have graced the sites of New York Times bestselling authors, bloggers, and more. She resides in Texas, with her family.



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    July 1, 2012

    Looks like you got a lot of good books this week!Enjoy! =)

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    The Dancing Reader

    July 1, 2012

    Oh my goodness, if you haven't read THE ASK AND THE ANSWER, you have to, have to, *stressing* the have to, read it. That is one of my favorite series of all time. I have yet to read the Mortal Instruments series! Happy reading. =)

    My weekly book haul:

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    Little Miss Becky

    July 1, 2012

    Oh, you got a copy of Unspoken! I'm very excited for that one! I have it on Netgalley, but I can't wait to see the finished cover in person! So pretty! I got the Shadow Society, too, this week! Looks interesting!

    Here's my goodies!

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    Meg K.

    July 1, 2012

    *sigh* You just get the awesomest books, Hafsah. I ish jealous. THE SHADOW SOCIETY sounds especially interesting, and so does DARK COMPANION! I haven't read any of The Mortal Instruments, but I've been hearing a lot about them. :) Enjoy all your wonderful books!

    Meg | Showcase Sunday

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    Jessica@a GREAT read

    July 1, 2012

    OOh nice! I'm reading The Blood Keeper now. Well, I started it while at a signing, so I really only have the first chapter done. Nice haul!

    Also like the new look of your blog! Must have been awhile since my last visit! It's nice!!

    Here's my STS

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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    July 1, 2012

    WOW! You got really good books!! And The Mortal Instruments series is AMAZING!!! Hope you like it! Happy reading!!!!

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    July 1, 2012

    I'm jealous of The Blood Keeper! Can't wait to read it! Enjoy ;)

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    July 1, 2012

    Oh man I love The Mortal Instruments series. And The Shadow Society looks AWESOME for real. Enjoy!

    Tara @ Hobbitsies

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    July 1, 2012

    Dark Companion! I want to read that one so bad even though it's getting mixed reviews! :D

    Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

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    margie c {the bumble girl}

    July 1, 2012

    Great stack! I'm really looking forward to Unspoken, love the red cover! Enjoy your new reads :)

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    Dizneeee (Lisa)

    July 1, 2012

    I have a PB of book 2 I can send you!

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    July 1, 2012

    I love The Mortal Instruments series. I hope you enjoy them as well. Great haul!

    Happy Reading! My IMM

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

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    Shelby Swing

    July 1, 2012

    Looks like you got some good ones! Here's my IMM: http://gobsandgobsofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/07/in-my-mailbox-1.html

    ~Shelby from Gobs and Gobs of Books

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    Monica G Lopez

    July 1, 2012

    I got City of Bones too! :) *gasps* YOU HAVE DARK COMPANION! Lucky, that is one awesome book haul.

    Happy reading!
    My haul: http://coveranalysis.blogspot.com/2012/07/what-i-got-11.html

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    Addie R.

    July 1, 2012

    Oohh Unspoken! Lucky! :D I read Dark Comapnion and liked it, and I still need to get started on The Mortal Instruments. Great haul!

    My STS

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    ashelynn hetland

    July 1, 2012

    you are going to LOVE City of Bones. Or well I hope so! I love that series; well, I like the first three. The fourth one kinda fizzed. :P

    And enjoy the rest!! Can't wait to see what you think of them. <3

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    Sierra Abrams

    July 1, 2012

    Oooh Unspoken!! :D Can't wait to read that one… And I just got Dark Companion in the mail, too. Love the cover and the premise – hope it's just as wonderful inside! :D

    Sierra @ Yearning to Read

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    Sara (of the Page Sage)

    July 2, 2012

    Great haul! I really want to read TMI. I've only read The Infernal Devices. I hope you enjoy them. (:

    Happy Reading!

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    July 2, 2012

    City of Bones was really good I loved it! i also just picked up City of Glass I need to read it soon! I hope you enjoy everything you got this week! Here's my IMM =)


    ~Paige @ Comfort Books

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    July 2, 2012

    Haha, no City of Ashes?

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    July 3, 2012

    The Shadow Society! I'm super excited for that one! Awesome haul, muffin! I totally love your new look!