Saturday, 10 September 2011

On my Bookshelf (9) - MEGA edition

This meme is inspired by the similar meme, 'In My Mailbox' created by The Story Siren

I know I haven't done this for a while, but recently, I have received quite a few books. So here they are:

- Beautiful Days - Anna Godbersen - I have been raving about this on the Tuesday Top Tens, but I am so happy to have pre-ordered this book (came out on 6th September), looking forward to reading this.
- Wither (#1) - Lauren DeStefano - I ordered this as it was half price and I have seen so many good things about it, this looks amazing and has a beautiful front cover.

- Girl, Missing - Sophie McKenzie from a review poster as part of the British Book Challenge hosted by The Bookette
- Arabella - Georgette Heyer from a competition hosted by Stephanie from Books are a Girl's Best Friend

So these arrived this morning together which I was incredibly excited about. Thank you to both of you for sending these books. 
However, I found much more than I expected when opening the package from The Bookette, I found a lovely note...

Some postcards and bookmarks from most authors I like...

And the best of all, Harry Potter bookmarks with lovely pictures on relating to the books. Thank you again Becky from The Bookette! I love this package. 

AND FINALLY, I have a new thing for this week. I got my Prize giving books. I asked you a couple of months ago for suggestions for it and the other day I actually got the books so I thought that I would tell you guys the books in a very new and special way...I HOPE THIS WORKS:

(Sorry for all the hand actions near the beginning...I was nervous and excited)
- Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (I have now realised that the Daphne is like the one from Scooby Doo - did not know it was spelt like that...) 
- A Monster Calls - Patrick Ness *smiles brightly*

Thanks again and have a good week :)


  1. It's absolutely fantastic Rebecca, I really like the video log you've created! It's also funny hearing your voice for the first time, I noticed now that I always read your words in my voice, but now that's changed :)

  2. Oh really?! Haha, yeah my terribly-English accent. Oh I'm so glad you enjoyed it!

  3. Aw no, it's not terrible, it's molto bene, in the words of the Doctor. I better get used to it too!

    Also, lucky you for getting that prize package from the Bookette, what wouldn't I give for such a lovely assembly of items!

  4. hah nicely said. English accents are supposed to be the most easiest apparently and I have been told that I have quite an English accent with a smatter of a little American accent.

    Thanks, I know! It's like my birthday all over again :)

  5. The easiest? What do you mean?

    I have a pretty "North American" accent, in the words of a friend. Usually people go for US American, which I love! I realize back when I did Nessie Reads it didn't come across like that because I slipped into weird English when I read the parts where people spoke x)

  6. the easiest to do, I have been told - a London accent. For me, American is the easiest. The hardest are the different regions of England where the accents changes so much.


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