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30 December 2012

Showcase Sunday #24: Christmas Edition

It's Sunday and that means one thing; Showcase Sunday a fun weekly meme hosted by Vicky over @Books, Biscuits and Tea. It's a great way of showing off what we've bought, borrowed and received this week.

Also I hope everyone had an amazing Christmas! I had a busy busy day with the house filled to the brim with family but had a great day opening presents, getting spoiled and stuffing myself silly with chocolate and sweets. Today I will be showing off what I had for Christmas along with some books that I have bought in the meantime. Also, a Happy New Year to everyone for tomorrow :) 

Christmas Pressies:

 A Discovery of Witches - Deborah Harkness
Partials - Dan Wells
The Mabinogion 
The Hobbit - J R R Tolkien
The Hobbit: Visual Companion - Jude Fisher
Inside HBO's Game of Thrones

 Bones: The Complete Seventh Season
The Big Bang Theory: The Complete Fifth Season
Grey's Anatomy: Season Seven
Grey's Anatomy: Season Eight
The Vow
Water for Elephants
Blue Valentine
Harry Potter: The Complete Blu Ray Film Collection

Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season Gift Edition

 The Walking Dead Series
Mass Effect
 Game of Thrones Hoodie & T-shirt


 Mass Effect: Ascension - Drew Karpyshyn
Mass Effect: Retribution - Drew Karpyshyn
The Resistance - Gemma Malley
The Legacy - Gemma Malley
The Hobbit: Official Movie Guide - Brian Sibley


 Magician - Raymond E. Feist
Spark - Amy Kathleen Ryan
Divergent - Veronica Roth
The Mammoth Book of Mindblowing SF - Mike Ashley
The Mammoth Book of Apocalyptic SF - Mike Ashley
Obsidian Mirror - Catherine Fisher
Life of Pi - Yann Martel
Epic Legends of Fantasy  - John Joseph Adams


 Soulless - Gail Carriger
Timeless - Gail Carriger
Thank you to Dani from Pen to Paper for these two amazing signed books :)


  1. Oh my GOD! What an amazing haul, so many great things! I am so jealous! You got Partials - want, you have the pretty Hobbit, the companion - want, THE GOT BOOK - WANT, all the DVDs and HP set, omg omg omg I am fangirling here hard! :D
    NOT TO MENTION THE GOT SEASON 1 :| Such beauty!
    And so many other awesome books I want... Ah, so amazing.

    Enjoy all your gifts (and sorry for my freakout!).
    Happy new year!

  2. Oh man, I'm so jealous of everything you got. I didn't get very many books this year, just the Artemis Fowl series from my brother (which I'm super happy about, because I really wasn't expecting it).
    My sister got the Game of Thrones guide, so hopefully I'll be able to borrow it from her, and I bought my mum Grey's Anatomy as soon as it came out as an early Christmas present, so we've been watching it a lot. Enjoy your awesome presents! :)

  3. Oh. My. Gosh. I. Love. A Discovery of Witches! One of my fav series EVER! I reeeeeally hope you enjoy it!! :)

  4. WOW, did you get a lot of amazing books and things!!! Love the Game of Thrones hoodie and t-shirt and the Inside book-- I've been eyeing that one. Also jealous of Partials and that cool-looking edition of The Hobbit, and all the great TV series and movies. Hope you enjoy all these amazing presents, and thanks for checking out my mailbox as well. :)

  5. Ooh very nice! Yay for signed books!! Hope you enjoy all you Christmas goodies!

    Here's my STS

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  6. Heyyy nice haul hun! I'm very jealous of all your lovely new books :)

  7. Wow, what a great haul! I loved Divergent and I hope you'll enjoy it too :)


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