Sunday, 22 July 2012

Showcase Sunday (#11) + A Ruffles with Love Giveaway (Int)


Showcase Sunday is a new weekly meme hosted by Vicky @ Books Biscuits and Tea. We will now be taking part in Showcase Sunday instead of In My Mailbox. If you'd like to join see HERE for more details.

Hey guys, hope you've had a fab week. It's just me (Donna) this week as Jess is on holiday still. I've read a ton this week too because I've been off sick from work for a review days, but I'm all better now. 

Donna's Showcase


For Review: 
The Rise of Nine by Piccatus Lore
Now is Good by Jenny Downham
Dark Eyes by William Richter

Bought: 
The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis

Loaned: 
Unravel Me by Tahereh Mafi 
Stealing Parker by Mirands Kenneally
Squeee! Can you believe Jasprit from The Readers Den offered to lend me these awesome reads? Well she did and I'm forever grateful because these we're both AMAZING reads. Unravel Me was undoubtedly my second favourite read of the year. Deity by Jennifer L Armentrout comes first but a close second for Unravel Me. You guys are going to love it! A big thank you to Jasprit! THANK YOU!!! =) 

Thank you to Puffin, Double Day and Jasprit. 

So, while I have your attention I want to tell you about a company called Ruffles With Love. Ruffles with Love is an etsy shop featuring workout shirts made to inspire.  The shop owner Vanessa makes all types of shirts including a few inspired by books! You can check out their Facebook page HERE

So are you a fan of Fifty Shades series? Or are you fan of The Vampire Diaries? Or even Beautiful Disaster? If so then you're in the right place. Here are some of her workout shirts below. But click on the pictures and you can see more of the book related shirts. 
 Fifty Shades of Grey Inspired Gray Laters, Baby Racerback Tank Jamie McGuire Novel Beautiful Disaster Inspired Racerback Tank The Vampire Diaries Inspired Team Salvatore Racerback Tank
Cool right? Well Vanessa is giving Book Passion for Life readers a 10% discount off any bo0k related shirt with coupon code BookPassion10 at check out. BUT, not only that, she's also giving ONE lucky reader the chance to win one of her book related shirts right here! 
So want to enter? 
Fill out the rafflecopter form below. 
Please remember we will need the winners size, address, and what shirt they would like. And yes it's international. 
 Good luck!
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30 comments:

Mist_BookaholicsBookClub said...

Lots of good books, I still need to read shatter me! :)

Vicky's Reviews said...

Great haul Donna! I'm the same as Mist, I still need to read Shatter Me :)

Shaheen said...

Yay for all those awesome new books!! Where to start ... UNRAVEL ME *squee*. I'd never heard of The Storyteller before, but it looks verrryy interesting! 

Wonderful haul :-) 

Shaheen @ Speculating on SpecFicCome and check out my new weekly book haul feature, Stocktake Saturday.

Carly Chambers said...

Awesome books this week Donna, I would love Dark Eyes! I hope you enjoy them all! What an awesome giveaway, I love all of them & my ever-growing bump would fit nicely lol :)

Mel S said...

Dark Eyes looks great - one i'll have to look out for! :-)

Jasprit said...

Some great books Donna, I can't wait to read The Storyteller, there have been some great reviews for it! I'm also glad you loved Unravel Me and Stealing Parker! Hope you enjoy the rest of your books just as much! :)

Sam @ Realm of Fiction said...

A great haul, Donna! Jasprit is spoiling us with books. ;) I'm so excited to see you've bought The Storyteller! It's one of my favourite books of the year. I hope you enjoy it - keep the tissues handy! ;) 

Melissa said...

Great haul this week!  I really need to get my hands on Shatter Me! All these series!!

 My Added to the Bookshelf Post! 

♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf 

Suzanne @ Paranormal Book Fan said...

Awesome book haul Donna. Glad you loved Unravel Me so much. I haven't read this series yet but it sounds like one I need to get to.  And Ruffles sounds awesome :)

By the way, the last few times I've come to your page I haven't had access to your GFC widget. I think I'm  a follower but I'm not definite. Not sure if this is a problem from my end or yours but just thought I'd let you know :)

Emily said...

omg I can't believe you got a copy of Unravel Me! I need a copy asap because I absollutely LOVED Shatter Me!

My IMM

Keertana Anandraj said...

I'm so jealous you got Stealing Parker! I can't wait to read it myself!(: Happy Reading! :D 

~KeertanaIvy Book Bindings 

sarabara081 @ Forever 17 Books said...

Unravel Me!!! What a great friend to let you borrow that! And omg your 2nd favorite?! Gahhh!!! I can't wait! :)
You can check out what books I got this week here!

Angie F said...

 Unravel Me! I'm so excited for that one!

Great giveaway, too! :D

Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

Beatriz Lins said...

Oh, you got Unravel Me! I'm really looking forward to reading this novel - I loved  Shatter Me :D
Great haul! Hope you enjoy your new books ^-^

Paige Bradish said...

I hope you enjoy everything you got this week. Here's my IMM =)


http://paigebradish1996.blogspot.com/2012/07/in-my-mailbox-45.html

~Paige @ Comfort Books

Addie R. said...

OHMIGOD I can't believe you got Unravel Me! Jasprit is an awesome friend for loaning you that and Stealing Parker! And those shirts are adorable!<3
Happy reading:))

My STS

Hollow May said...

Sweet haul! Dark Eyes definitely caught my eye! I've added it to my tbr pile, it looks amazing. =)

Mel @thedailyprophecy said...

 I really need to get started in Shatter me. I've been hearing so many great things about these books :) Happy reading! ^^

http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.nl/2012/07/showcase-sunday-amazing-edition.html

BookPforLife said...

No worries Suzanne, probably just a problem with GFC. =)

BookPforLife said...

I did Jas! And thank you again!!!! =) 

Michelle said...

Great haul, I can't wait to read Stealing Parker, and I still have to read shatter Me >_<
I have read Now Is Good, but before the name was changed...it was very emotional and I am glad I read it at home.

Check out my haul

Brodie said...

YOU HAVE UNRAVEL ME! WHICH IS THE SEQUEL. TO THAT OTHER BOOK. WITH THE WRITING AND THE GIRL AND THE SEXY BOY AND THE DAMN INTRIGUING VILLAIN AND.... I'm not sure I like you right now :P Eeee, second favourite book of the year? :o I AM SO EXCITED TO READ IT!!

I STILL need to get my hands on Catching Jordan, but I'm soo eager to start Miranda's books, I hear crazy amounts of gushiness for them. And The Rise of Nine!! I was a bit iffy with I Am Number Four, but Power of Six totally sold me and I can't wait to learn more about Nine. 

And those shirts are SO awesome!

Happy reading and I'm glad to hear you're feeling better now! <3

Siobhan @ Totally Bookalicious said...

I am soooo jealous of Unravel  Me!!!!!!!!!! Awesomes books
Check out our Book Haul

Danielle Chapman said...

Awesome haul this week! I have already added it to my TBR
list.


Thanks for sharing,


Dani


http://paulettespapers.com/?p=2243

Rachelanbig said...

So glad to hear you loved Unravel Me (so excited to read that one) and Stealing Parker. Jasprit and I will be doing a read-along this week on that one so I'm glad you liked it.  The Storyteller! Oh my goodness, prepare for some heartbreak.  I read it after Sam's amazing review and it destroyed me.  In the best way possible of course. Can't wait to see what you think. I'm curious about Now is Good by Jenny Downham. I read her You Against Me and really enjoyed it.  Great haul this week.

Thanks for the awesome giveaway Donna! I can't decide between the Laters Baby or Beautiful Disaster.  Loved both! :)

Crina Magher said...

all books look great!!!
thanks for the giveaway...

My keeper shelf said...

Stealing Parker looks good, I'm really tempted to buy a Laters Baby T-shirt now!

Diana Giote said...

Thank you for the great giveaway!

Artemis

Leah Baird said...

Wrong tweet 7/26 
https://twitter.com/lnb1191/status/228572376995090433

Laura Layne Incarnato said...

LOVE these!!!!