Sunday, May 05, 2013 10:00

Showcase Sunday 29. Queen's day haul and Kobo Glo!



I have a huge haul to show you today! Queen’s day, birthday presents and Netgalley/Edelweiss approvals. So let’s get started.

Like I said, we recently had our last Queen’s Day and I bought some great stuff there! I bought many new dvd’s (another addiction) and of course books!
I will use the covers I bought, which means that some of them are in Dutch. The translation to English can be found in the links.


My birthday was April 17th, but I celebrated it yesterday together with my sister. I already showed you the presents I got on my birthday *click*

AHHHHHHHHHH. My parents financed me to buy a new e-reader. My old one was done. After 1.5 years of intensive use, I felt it was time to get a new one. Finally reading in the sun and the special build-in light is awesome! There are so many great features (like highlighting quotes and reading stats). It’s easy in use, it’s so light and I love him! The Kobo Glo in Blue moon. If someone is interested in a review, just let me know. And I bought a handy case, isn't it cute?

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My boyfriend always gets awesome presents. I got John Green - The fault in our stars from the library and I told him about it, so he got me my own copy! And he knows my taste perfectly: necklace & earrings from Harry Potter <3.
The Fault in Our StarsDeathly Hallows Necklace,Harry potter  Necklace--Antique Silver  Necklace----Best Chosen Gift-friendship gift,Personalized NecklaceDeathly Hallows Earring,Harry potter Earring--Antique Silver Earring----Best Chosen Gift

Edelweiss/Netgalley approvals:
The Chaos of Stars
Edelweiss: Kiersten White – The chaos of stars.
Netgalley: Patrick W. Carr – The hero’s lot.
I can’t wait to hear more of Errol after loving A cast of stones.

That’s it guys. I’m incredibly happy with all the things I got. I feel blessed with all the lovely people around me and I had a great time at the fairs. I'm now going to make a list with books I want to buy from my birthday money ;) any suggestions; let me know which book you recently read & loved.


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Mel@thedailyprophecy

Mel is a microbiology technician who is obsessed with Disney, fairytale retellings and fantasy. If she's not reading or blogging, she's either busy with gaming, hanging out with family or watching a TV show. She loves summer and bright nail polish. One of her dreams is to travel the world. She has found her Prince Charming and they are together for 7+ years.

39 comments:

  1. Oh, happy belated birthday, Mel! *hugs* I'm so glad you enjoy your new Kobo:-) AND THOSE EARRINGS AND NECKLACE! *drools* I'm a massive fan of Harry Potter and I'm so happy (and jealous) that you have such an amaing boyfriend who got you these;-) I hope you enjoy your books as well though:-) Happy reading and have a great Sunday!

    Siiri @ Little Pieces of Imagination

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  2. Yay for the new e-reader! I recently made the switch from a Samsung Tab to a Kindle, and I'm really loving the experience. :) Oh my gosh, your boyfriend is such a sweetheart. I hope my future boyfriend knows my tastes well, too! <3 Also, can't wait to hear your thoughts on The Chaos of Stars. I know there haven't been many positive reviews for Kiersten White's books, but this one really pulls me in for some reason. Must be the mythology and that COVER.

    Have a lovely week, Mel!

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  3. What a lovely haul, Mel! I always wanted to read Dracula in Love, and hope you enjoy all your books! :)

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  4. So many lovely things! I ADORE the Harry Potter necklace - I've been looking for a t-shirt with that triangle for ages.
    I've recently read Birdman by Mo Hayder and wasn't really keen on it, if I'm totally honest :( Hope it lives up to your expectations, though! And a big YAY for the new e-reader!

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  5. The necklace and The Chaos of Stars!! Lovely goodies you have there. Enjoy you haul :D

    -Dannielle

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  6. Omg I'm so jealouss, I wish I had a boyfriend that would buy me books and Harry Potter memorabilia ;P Hope you enjoy Silence, I loved the Hush, Hush series! Happy Belated birthday :)

    Laura @ What's Hot?

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  7. I love Mo Hayder! But make sure you don't read in the dark, by yourself, she's scary.

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  8. Ahh, love the HP earrings and necklace!! ^^

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  9. Oh my so many awesome and cheap books1 I have to visit you up north! :D Love the jewelry, planning on buying similar pieces myself! Amazing haul!

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  10. Ohh I can't wait to see what you think of The Chaos of Stars! And the cover is sooo pretty :)

    My StS

    Ashley @ The Quiet Concert

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  11. Wow I love your e-reader, it looks brilliant :) Hope you enjoy reading on it :) And the Harry Potter earrings and necklace are AMAZING! As a huge HP fan, I was squaling with excitement when I saw it! :)

    Have a lovely Sunday,
    Megan xxx

    My Showcase Sunday if you'd like a look

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  12. I love those earrings and the necklace! That was so sweet that your boyfriend knows your tastes!
    Your e-reader is so cute!! I really want to get my hands on The Chaos of Stars, I can't wait for it to come out! I hope you enjoy your new books :)

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  13. Wow -- you got some amazing deals! Happy Birthday and Happy Queens Day!
    I love my Kindle -- it goes everywhere with me.. I'm sure you'll love your Kobo. Cute case :)

    You can find me here: Jen @ YA Romantics

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  14. Great haul! Those earrings are so cool - plus, gorgeous! *.* I've been thinking whether or not to start The House of Night series... we'll have to see!

    Enjoy all! xD

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  15. The Fault in Our Stars was one of my favourite reads ever. I love James Rollins books - they are such fun and mix adventures with ancient mysteries - great price too!

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  16. WOW! You had a very fantastiv week! And happy happy happy belated Birthday!!
    I loved TFIOS! That's so awesome that you get it!
    Have a nice week and happy reading!

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  17. Great books! I LOVE The Fault in Our Stars! Your boyfriend is amazing, the Harry Potter earrings are gorgeous. I have a bracelet similar :)

    Here's my SS: http://bookhi.blogspot.co.uk/2013/05/showcase-sunday-25.html

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  18. Cool haul. Happy reading :)

    follower

    http://www.readergirlsblog.com/2013/05/the-last-academy-blog-tour-favorite.html

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  19. Whoa at all your book prices! How cheap!
    I've never heard of any of these books besides Silence, but enjoy all your books Mel! (:
    Thanks for stopping by my STS!

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  20. Awesome deals, Mel! I wish we had sales like that, although it's probably better for my bookshelves that we don't. :)

    My Book Haul post

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  21. I think I live in the wrong part of Holland. The book stores in mijn town never have prices like that. Not even on Queens Day.

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  22. Chaos of Stars looks good, hope you enjoy.
    Brandi’s mailbox

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  23. OMG I love love loveeee that necklace! That is incredible. The Faul in our Stars destroyed me. I can imagine you felt the same haha.
    Awesome haul, some amazing bargains :).
    My Showcase Sunday :)

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  24. Great haul! I loved the Hush Hush series. Hope you enjoy your new books :)

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  25. Ummm, yeah, I need those earrings. They are adorable. Happy birthday again!! Enjoy all your goodies, including your new ereader!

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  26. Happy Belated Birthday!! Great haul - hope you enjoy!!

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  27. I loved Silence and The Fault In Our Stars! I also have an ARC of the Chaos Of The Stars!
    -Scott Reads It

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  28. Woo you and Ash getting new e-readers is making me want to upgrade! & I never got around to reading Silence. I kind of lost interest after book 2 but I will wait to see if you like it to make a final decision. Enjoy all your goodies!

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  29. Happy Belated birthday! It looks like you've got some great books. Karen Miller has to be one of my favorite authors, though I had mixed feelings about The Innocent Mage. The second one was definitely better, I hope you enjoy them and the rest of your books!

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  30. Awesome haul! I particularly approve of fantastic Harry Potter-related earrings and necklace! So cool! I don't know anything about the Kobo (I have a Kindle) but ereaders are so useful and it's always exciting to get a new one! The Chaos of Stars also sounds fantastic. Enjoy all your new goodies!

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  31. I freaking love the cover of Dracula in Love. I hope it's good! Gothic mysteries, FTW. I hope Chaos of Stars is good. You will have to let me know!

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  32. Woha Mel! I love your new ereader. Only bad thing about Kindle is that it doesn't have built-in light so I can't read in dark. I like yours. Also the case is so cute! :) For the books - your boyfriend gave you an amazing book :) You've got Silence for 1 euro. Nice catch! :) Great haul.

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  33. Oh, love. <3 So much amazing :D Love the earrings ;) And ahh. Your own copy of The Fault in Our Stars :) Perfect, perfect book. Hope you enjoy it all sweetie. <3 :)

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  34. I want to read Chaos of Stars! :)

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  35. I love the jewelry and the Kobo! So pretty! I have an Ipad so I don't really know anything about the Kobo. I haven't even seen one in person. Not that I remember. But that case is soooo cute. And what an awesome book haul! Enjoy, Mel! :D

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  36. Totally love Hush Hush and Silence. Hope you do to. I still need to read Finale!

    Valerie
    StuckInBooks.com

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  37. OMG that Harry Potter jewelry!!! Love it! I STILL need to read my copy of Silence. I hope you enjoy all of these new books! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

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  38. Ohmygosh, LOVE the HP necklace and earrings. What a wonderful boyfriend. ;) Also, Happy Belated Birthday!!! I love Bdays. :) Hope you got to celebrate in style.

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  39. What a great boyfriend! Glad that he spoiled you ;-) Nice haul this past week. I'd love to hear your thoughts on the Kobo. I've been thinking about getting an e-reader myself but can't narrow it down. Price will be a big factor but past that, I'm just not sure. They seem the same but so different at the same time...I'm confused and can't decide!

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