Yesterday I went to my very first Free Comic Book Day which was a success! So many free comics and got to finally purchase the latest book of The Walking Dead. Here is our combined haul, waited for 2 hours in line for these, but it was totally worth it for the Secret Wars, Street Fighter and Avengers. Also bought Fables, Saga Vol 4 and TWD Book 11 on sale in the corner 🙂 Thanks to Sarah for encouraging me to go.
Also had a great week of Twitter, stayed up late more than a few times chatting. Penguin Teen Australia had a Q&A for their latest PTALive, and they answered my questions:
There was this great troll from HarperCollins, followed by a great comeback…
I love our Aussie publishers. Here’s some other great questions that were asked:
Then the next day, there was #OzYAChat, hosted by SpeconSpecfic. Harper Collins, Penguin Teen Australia, Allen and Unwin and Text Publishing got together to answer a round of questions! Some of my questions asked:
Read the full recap here – there’s some great insight for readers, bloggers and budding authors.
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The Walking Dead Book Eleven, Fables Deluxe Book 4, Saga Volume 4.
Of Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine for Kindle
The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes – Have heard so much hype about this from Harper, can’t wait to read it!
Thank you to HarperCollins, Simon and Schuster and Penguin Random House for sending me these books for review.
- Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers – So I WAS reading Grave Mercy, but I left it on the bus on the way home and I was left hanging 🙁 I’ll have to replace it ASAP so I can continue.
- The Sin Eater’s Daughter by Melinda Salisbury – I was quite unsure about this one because of the mixed reviews, but ended up loving it! So many great twists and turns! Review to come.
Here’s some of my favourite Instagram shots in the past week (click on photo for the original)
This Month’s TBR Pile
About to start a buddy read of Graceling, I’m super excited!
So I’ve obviously been spending all my time on Twitter instead of reading blogs *guilty*. But my favourite discussion posts will be back next week.
- Check out the May edition of the Aussie YA Bloggers & Readers Newsletter. Subscribe to the newsletter here!
- A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES was released in Australia in this week – GO GET EM!
- Simon and Isabel have been cast in the Mortal Instruments TV show, Shadowhunters.
- Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner are writing their next collaboration, dubbed as Lara Croft and Indiana Jones in space! Unearthed is due for release fall 2017 and 2018 (US).
- There’s a teaser for the Ugly Love movie (Colleen Hoover).
- Also a short teaser clip of Stray (Spark #2) by Rachael Craw…
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How was your bookish week? Tell me below!
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