Book Haul #2: The Motherload of Signed Books

Posted December 22, 2012 by Debby in Book Hauls / 23 Comments

Whoa, I have a lot to share with you all today, which is awesome and not awesome at the same time. It’s awesome, because all of it is amazing, but not awesome because I’m leaving for my Christmas vacation to Texas on Monday, so I don’t actually get to enjoy any of these books until halfway through January. Sad face. But they’re still awesome.

Won

So despite me having the worst luck in the world, I won Jennifer L. Armentrout‘s Players and Heroes giveaway, which she hosted together with author Laura Kaye. The prize came in this week and I’m still pretty much speechless about it. I can’t believe I actually won this, and it’s just SO AMAZING. The prize pack includes:

  • Signed copies of Half-Blood, Pure and Elixir from the Covenant series
  • Signed copies of Obsidian and Onyx from the Lux series
  • Signed hardcover copy of the novel Cursed
  • Bookmarks for Daimon, Half-Blood, Pure, Obsidian (old design), Obsidian (new design), Onyx, and Opal (multiples, so keep your eyes open for a giveaway)
  • Stickers for the novel Cursed
  • A poster for Jennifer’s book tour, signed by her, Pepe and Sztella (the cover models)
  • Various bookmarks for other novels, some of them signed.
Are you speechless? I swear, I still am. All I can think is, “thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you,” etc. I haven’t read the Covenant series or Cursed, so I’m really excited to do that ASAP. (Those paperbacks for Covenant are amazingly beautiful btw!)

(Oh, and if you’re making the links between the different items of this post, YES, I will in fact be in Texas, in Houston, 9 days after I could have met Jennifer at her Opal Release Party. … *sigh*)

Bought


I bought Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor. I absolutely loved and devoured Daughter of Smoke and Bone, so while I had this resolution to not waste money on hardcovers before I had read the whole series and knew it was worth it, Laini blew that out the window. Despite books being so expensive here, I now have hardcover copies of both. And I absolutely love them. (To be honest, I love these English covers way more than the American ones.)

Only now I won’t get to read that sequel until January… Sigh… It will be a test of patience, but at the same time, I have enough other books on my TBR list that I’m pretty excited to get around to as well.

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23 responses to “Book Haul #2: The Motherload of Signed Books

    • Haha, thank you! 🙂 Giveaway won’t be until January, but yeah, definitely will happen. I couldn’t keep all that swag for myself, haha.

  1. holy wow… can you feel the jealousy? I don’t think you have the worst luck in the world after all that!! Wonderful haul, you lucky thing you. *new follower*

    My StS

    Happy Reading 🙂

    Keely @ Realms of an Open Mind

    • Haha, I’m pretty sure with this giveaway I used up all the luck I’ll ever have in my life xD Thanks for following!! 😀 And thanks for stopping by.

    • Haha, yeah, I had that expression too, especially when I found out the books were signed, which I wasn’t expecting at all. Thanks, and happy Christmas to you too!!

  2. Congratulations on winning the prize pack! That’s a seriously awesome prize. I really hope you enjoy all of the signed stuff. 😀 I’ve wanted to read Laini Taylor’s series for a while now but I still haven’t gotten around to purchasing the books. I hope you enjoy the second one. 🙂

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

    • Haha, thank you! I’m definitely enjoying them. DEFINITELY check out Daughter of Smoke and Bone!! It’s so worth it, I’m basically recommending it to everyone I know, haha.

    • Aww, thank you! I feel bad making everyone jealous now, but yeah, at least with all the extra bookmarks I can share some of it with everyone 🙂 DEFINITELY read Daughter of Smoke and Bone! It’s so amazinggg. Thanks for stopping by and happy holidays to you too!!

    • Haha, thank you! Oh I agree, for me it’s usually a toss up if I can get the British or the American cover more easily, so I like always comparing them and just choosing the one I like more 🙂 But I loveeee these British covers.

      Thanks for stopping by!

    • Thanks!
      I’m so excited to read it, I’ve only heard really positive things, ahhh! I hate waiting.

      Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  3. Amazing haul! I loved Cursed you will love it! Who doesn’t love swag!Happy Holidays!

    I hope you will hop over and check out my first Stacking the Shelves post http://readingawaythedays.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/stacking-shelves-1.html

    Also if you like to take part in blog tours! Check out my new blog READING AWAY THE DAYS BLOG TOURS! I am looking for more YA blog hosts for tours!

    http://readingawaythedaysblogtours.blogspot.co.uk/

    Happy Reading!

    • Thanks! I haven’t heard much about Cursed, but the concept sounds really great! Happy holidays to you too!

      I will go check those out! Sounds good 🙂

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