Showcase Sunday is hosted over at Books, Biscuits and Tea. Every Sunday, book bloggers can post about the books, ebooks and book swag they received over the past week. This is my first Showcase Sunday in a longggggg time, but I'm only showing the books I've gotten over the past week. I promise! Well, okay, maybe there are a few books in this post that I acquired over the past two weeks, but it hasn't been that long. I kinda went through some book blogging and book buying withdrawal over these past few months, so I went crazy recently. No big deal.
Night of Cake & Puppets (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #2.5) by Laini Taylor - This novella may be short and sweet, but I absolutely adored both Zuzana and Mik. It was wonderful being able to witness their first date! (my review)
The Bitter Kingdom (Fire and Thorns #3) by Rae Carson - I cannot wait to read the finale to Carson's Fire and Thorns series. I have read glowing review after glowing review, and I'm 99.9% sure I'll love it!
Sea of Shadows (Age of Legends #1) by Kelley Armstrong - This is yet another series I'm starting while I have yet to finish a whole bunch of other series, but I couldn't resist. The gorgeous cover drew me in!
Red Rising (Red Rising Trilogy #1) by Pierce Brown - I actually haven't heard much about this book yet, but only because I wasn't reading book reviews until recently. But when my friend told me it was only $1.99 for the Kindle, and that it had been receiving some amazing reviews, I snatched it up right away.
Charm & Strange by Stephanie Kuehn - I've heard so many good things about this book, but book bloggers won't reveal anything about the synopsis for fear of spoiling the plot. The suspense only intrigues me more, and I need to read this soon!
Paper Towns by John Green - I've read two of Green's books now, and I'm curious to see how I'll like Paper Towns.
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton - I wanted to read it because 1) it's a standalone, 2) people have been raving about it in their reviews and 3) the beautiful cover.
Midwinterblood by Marcus Sedgwick - I'm anxious to read this year's Printz Award winner!
Dreams of Gods & Monsters (Daughter of Smoke & Bone #3) by Laini Taylor - I am reading this book now, and so far so good. It's thicker than I expected, but I'm totally cool with that. I don't want this series to end!
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh - This book was hysterically funny, just as I expected it would be after following her blog for years. (my review)
Fourth Comings (Jessica Darling #4) and Perfect Fifths (Jessica Darling #5) by Megan McCafferty - I can't wait to see where Jessica Darling's life takes me next! I'm also somewhat apprehensive since I've read book reviews, and I've heard the series goes downhill. But at least I'll finally finish this series with no more procrastination!
So what books did you guys receive this week? Or have you read any of these? I'd love to hear what you thought about them!