By: Melanie | August 25, 2013 | (16) Comments

midnight madness newsletter
This meme was created for YA Midnight Reads to showcase upcoming posts and hauls from over the past week.

Overall:

I am being bullied by homework lately. It’s really awful- as I am getting less time to read and everything.

Other than that, an epic post went up on my co-blog, Finding Bliss in Books about Blythe, Kate and my own craziness, the answers to the Getting Tio Know You post! Drop by and leave a comment here.

And a shout out to Stephanie at Chasm of Books! Go follow her and read this post about an upcoming giveaway!

An update of my eARC ban: I had to request three books as I am going on tour from Edelweiss and NetGalley but I think we’ve all agreed from a while ago that it really doesn’t count. 😀

Just Finished Reading…

The Elite
BLEH. This book was crap. A shame, really, after all the time I’ve been waiting for this.

Book of the Week:

Crash Into You

I just need this in my hands ASAP.

Coming Up this Week:

– Review of The Summer I Became A Nerd by Leah Rae Miller

– The Forgotten Ones Blog Tour

– Review of All The Truth That’s In Me by Julie Berry

– Review of Winter Damage by Natasha Carthew

– All Our Yesterdays Giveaway (INT)

– Discussing Through Midnight (5)

– Review of Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Reviews on the Blog:

Every Breath by Ellie Marney

Kinslayer by Jay Kristoff

The Elite by Kiera Cass

How I Lost You by Janet Gurtler

Received Books:

For Review:
 

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For Tour:
 

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Bought:

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Gifted:
 

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  ~Early Birthday Goodness!~
 Two Boys Kissing: This isn’t something I’d normally read but the rave reviews made me curious.

The Promise of Amazing: This one has a really cute cover- I received for tour.

Six Months Later: I haven’t read many books in the category that I actaully enjoyed. Fingers crossed!

Wild Cards: Simone Elkeles didn’t impress with her Perfect Chemistry series, I have lower hopes for this new series.

Clockwork Prince: I have already read this. Really liked.

Golden: The cover!

Siege and Storm: I still need to read Shadow and Bone.

Everbound: I read and I loved!

Code Name Verity: HYPEEEE

The Ask and the Answer: I read and I loved with all my heart and soul.

Looking For Alibrandi: I am planning to buy all of Marchetta’s contemporaries and have a reading spree.

To Kill A Mocking Bird: Mum is complaing that I am not reading enough classics so…

The Great Gatsby: The Penguin Australia edition is so cute.

The Beautiful and the Cursed: AHHH IT’S SO PRETTEH! Thanks Stephanie for the early prezzie 😀

Shards and Ashes: Also from Stephanie as an early birthday prezzie. I love youuuuu!

~Thank you Steph, Sourcebooks Fire, HarperCollins, Bloomsbury Australia and Text Publishing!~

Current Giveaways:

Uninvited by Leah Spiegel and Megan Summers

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Melanie

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Melanie is one of the totally fabulous bloggers at YA Midnight Reads. She's a 16 year old student from Melbourne, Australia. She is normally found binge watching TV series, reading , blogging, procrastinating or fangirling about how Percabeth is the best ship ever. She's also a lover of caps lock and uses it excessively.

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16 Responses to Midnight Madness Newsletter (23)

  1. Celine says:

    Ah, I’m so curious to see what you think of Two Boys Kissing and Golden! I thought Golden was lovely 🙂

    Also really curious what you think of Shadow and Bone! Some have been raving over it, others are like ‘just another typical YA’. Hope you get to it soon!

    Happy reading, hon <3
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  2. Amelia says:

    Two Boys Kissing- OMG I WANT
    The Promise of Amazing- I heard it wasn’t that amazing.
    Six Months Later- I love psychological thrillers! I hope this goes exceptionally well for you.
    Looking For Alibrandi- #aussiepride.

    I’m plotting your birthday prezzie! Be prepared for crazy epicness 🙂

  3. Johanna Richards says:

    Great haul there Melanie! I look forward to the All Our Yesterdays giveaway. The Beautiful and the Cursed looks awesome as well.

  4. Stephanie B says:

    You’re welcome, I’m SO glad you like them! I hope you like them even more after you read them. Great book haul there! And thanks for the shout-out!
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  5. Code Name Verity is fantastic!! I really hope you like it!! And I’m curious to see what you thought of Two Boys Kissing. I really do want to read it!
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  6. I’m about to start Code Name Verity and I’m really nervous because of all the hype. Hype is the worst sometimes!

    I’m so glad Crash Into You was your book of the week because I’m really looking forward to it. It sounds awesome and the cover is gorgeous!

    Happy reading, Melanie!
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  7. So many books! I have no idea where to even start with all of these amaaazzziiiinnngg books! Six Months Later is supposed to be really good, and yay for loving Everbound, I seriously died at the ending. Omg yes for Crash Into You as your book of the week I am so excited for that book you don’t even know. *pines after book*

    Fantastic post, Melanie! <33 I hope you enjoy your new awesome books 🙂
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  8. SIEGE AND STORM, SIEGE AND STORM. Just finished it and *fangirls* Go read Shadow and bone. Go, go, go! 😀 Happy reading.
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  9. SQUEE Awesome book haul this week Melanie! I am totally cover lusting over Everbound, even though I haven’t read Everneath yet! And yay, your All our Yesterdays giveaway! <3

  10. VeganYANerds says:

    Code Name Verity!!! I hope you LOVE it 😀 Enjoy all of these reads, hun!
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  11. Giselle says:

    Awesome haul, chickie! Wild Cards sounds really good it’ll be my first book by that author! I hear she’s awesome! I also have heard great things about Two Boys Kissing!
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  12. Diamond Dee says:

    Sweetness. Wow, I haven’t said or typed that word in like 5 years…anyways…
    I got beautiful and the cursed too I’m actually reading it now. The Elite sucked eh? That sucks..but I haven’t read the selection yet so yeah.
    Enjoy your books! Sorry bout all the homework, wish I could do some of it for you. I miss homework (no, I didn’t hit my head)…
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  13. I don’t even know how you blog at TWO places while in school, Mel. I would die, I really think I would die.

    TWO BOYS KISSING! I’m so excited for that one, and I will be stalking you to see what you think of it. 😀 Please don’t tell me if it’s bad.
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  14. Sorry about all the homework 🙁
    And looking forward to your thoughts on All Our Yesterdays, which I’m reviewing tomorrow, and Two Boys Kissing (which I haven’t read yet.
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  15. Renu says:

    I know some might consider it cheesy, but I actually quite like the cover for Wild Cards. xD You haven’t read S&B?! Get on that, Mel! ASAP. ;D
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  16. The Great Gatsby is my favorite classic. I know they often get pushed aside for recent releases, but YOU SHOULD READ it. Also another book I love here? Looking for Alibrandi. It’s Marchetta’s first book, but so far it is my favorite, and I believe it is underappreciated. 🙂

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