Sunday, July 10, 2011

my mailbox! 12]

Got two books this week that I'm really excited about, and one more is still in transit.

Trade
Ashes, Ashes - Jo Treggiari
^^thank you Briana @ The Book Pixie!

Bought
The Queen of Attolia (Queen's Thief, #2) - Megan Whalen Turner

Waiting on...
The Thief - Megan Whalen Turner

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Okay, for some odd reason, it's taken me THIS LONG to read Megan's uber-popular series. I've heard about them for awhile now, and I know people both in this community and in real life who absolutely swear by them.
Question, though: I'm already diving into Queen of Attolia, even though I haven't read book one yet, then I was planning on going back and reading it as a sort of 'prequel' read. And do I need to continue on with The King of Attolia? Some of my friends say that Megan changes her POV style in every book and that the perspective is a little weird in King...but I don't know.
Has anybody read any of these who can comment?

And in the spirit of random jollity:
It's honey badger time!
In case you haven't seen this yet, this is only the best "documentary" on the web!

(except for the language, geez!)

6 shout-outs!:

Alexia561 said...

Nice mailbox! Haven't read either of these, but have heard good things about Ashes, Ashes. And thanks for the honey badger video! Too funny! Happy reading!

Alexia's Books and Such...

Christina T said...

I have been curious about The Queen's Thief series too. I picked up book one from the library last year but didn't have time to read it.

Allison said...

I really need to pick up a copy of Ashes, Ashes...I definitely want to read it! Hope you enjoy it.

Emily a.k.a WilowRaven : ) said...

Hi Amelia! Sorry I don't get over here as much as I'd like to :)

I've heard good things about Ashes, Ashes - hope you like it.

And OMG I can't believe you made me watch that video - laughing my arse off!

Happy Reading!

Nonie said...

I would definitely recommend reading the King of Attolia. It's my favorite of the three, (though the rest are fantastic also). The new perspective in the book isn't bad at all; it ended up being one of the best parts of the book. Hope you enjoy the series! If you enjoy all three, I would also recommend reading the fourth one, A Conspiracy of Kings. :D

Ashley @ Book Labyrinth said...

'Ashes, Ashes' is definitely a good read. I own 'The Thief' but I haven't got around to reading it yet. I've heard really good things about the books, though.

Enjoy your new reads! =)

 
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