Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Sunday Post 20th edition

The Sunday Post is a weekly Meme hosted by
It's a chance to share news, 
a post to recap the past week on your blog,
 showcase books
and things we have received and
 share news about what is coming up 
on our blog for the week ahead

Last Week on Melissa's Midnight Musings:
(Click Links to be taken directly to the posts)

It's been another super busy week on the blog and the upcoming week is just as busy!

Coming Up This Week:

  • Review of Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
  • Guest post by author Sally Smith O'Rourke with giveaway
  • Review of Audrey's Guide to Witchcraft by Jody Gehrman
  • Giveaway of  The Ghosts of Nagasaki by Daniel Clausen
  • Review of Sebastian's Poet by Kevin Craig
  • Behind the Blog: The particulars for this week's topic haven't been decided yet, but it's likely going to have to do with Bonfire night. Once the questions are decided, they'll be posted on twitter and the blog page.
  • I'll announce the winners of the giveaways for Unforeseen and the It's All in the Numbers Birthday giveaway
So, as you can see, it's going to be another jam packed week here at Melissa's Midnight Musings. I hope you'll all stop by and check out these great posts I have lined up.

This Week's Book Haul:

Clicking the links will take you to Goodreads' descriptions
*all book cover photos and links credited to Goodreads unless otherwise noted

I won a copy of The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle Mcquerry in a blog giveaway from Lisa @ Turning Pages She also sent an awesome note.

I won a copy of The Hiding Place by David Bell in a giveaway from Kimba the Caffeinated Book Reviewer

I won a copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Boost Your Brain Power! by Marie Pasinksi with Liz Neporent in a giveaway over at Simply Stacie

From Author/Publisher for Review:

From the top, left to right:

Peach Creek: A Briarcliff Lane Novel Volume 3 by Adler Duncan (link goes to Amazon)
Rally Round the Corpse by Hy Corland

Broken Christmas: Three Stories of Christmas

Broken Christmas  by David Henderson (link and photo credited to

The Rainbow Stick Boy
The Rainbow Stick Boy by Michael Santolini

E-learning 101: It's not as tough as it looks

Hera, Queen of Gods (Goddess Unbound, #1)

From the Library:
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling

I can't believe this one came to my turn in the hold line as quickly as it has.

That's all for me this week. A big thank you to all the authors, publishers, and bloggers that I received books from this week. What did you get this week? Be sure to leave links so that I can check out your hauls!


Grace Fonseca said...

Nice haul. Almost all your books are brand new to me save the J.K. Rowling book. Come check out my haul this week.


Holly Harris said...

Excited to see what your review of Breaking Dawn is. The Twilight series is one of my all time faves!!

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Dani Chapman said...

What a lovely recap for the week! So many great books there. Happy Reading!!! My Sunday Edition @ Paulette’s Papers

kimbacaffeinate said...

Wow Lovely haul and so glad The Hiding Place arrived. I look forward to your thoughts on Casual Vacancy. Thanks for sharing your news on The Sunday Post

Andrea @The Bookish Babes said...

Nice book haul! I've heard very mixed reviews of Casual Vacancy. Enjoy!

Synchronized Reading said...

I'm really excited to see if I like Casual Vacancy. Thanks for stopping by!


Melissas Midnight Musings said...

Thanks for stopping by.

Thanks for following!

Thank you!

I'm really hoping Casual Vacancy is good. Thanks again for The Hiding Place!


Thank you! I've heard a lot of mixed reviews too... really hoping it's good.


Hope you like it!

Kara_Malinczak said...

I did not like The Peculiars. :( I hope you have better luck with it than I did, but I am really interested to see what you think of The Casual Vacancy. I am still on the fence about reading it. Great haul, Melissa!

Melissas Midnight Musings said...

@ Kara:

I've heard mixed reviews about The Peculiars and The Casual Vacancy. I'm hoping they're both good. Thanks for stopping by! :)