Saturday, June 4, 2011

In My Mailbox (9)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme started by The Story Siren, and we bloggers share what books we have either received or purchased that week.


Starcrossed (Starcrossed #1) by Josephine Angelini [Goodreads, my review]
Forgotten by Cat Patrick [Goodreads, my review]
Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky [Goodreads]
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray [Goodreads]
Desires of the Dead (The Body Finder #2) by Kimberly Derting [Goodreads]


A Long, Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan [via Netgalley, Goodreads]
Circle Nine by Anne Heltzel [via Netgalley, Goodreads]
Angel Burn by L.A. Weatherly [via Netgalley, Goodreads]
Enthralled: Paranormal Diversions edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong [Goodreads]**

**Special scenario for this one.  Way back in February, I won a Breathless Reads Tour poster from Ally Condie in a giveaway she hosted on her website.  A long time later, and I still hadn't received it.  I tweeted her about it, and she said to tweet Penguin Teen.  I did.  No response.  I waited a bit longer.  The next time, I tweeted both Ms. Condie & Penguin Teen.  Ms. Condie didn't know what was wrong.  Penguin Teen told me that the posters should've already been shipped and that I should email them.  I did.  No response.  I participated in Ms. Condie's giveaway for an ARC of Enthralled and though I wasn't the winner, she spotted my name in the comments and emailed me, asking me if I wanted an ARC since I had such a hard time with the poster.  Um, yeah!!!  So in conclusion, no response from Penguin and no poster but an ARC from Ally.  What a nice gesture on her part.

Enthralled & Awaken are books I've chosen for the #30books30days challenge so expect reviews for those soon :)... And of course, I will probably be reviewing the Netgalley titles ASAP.  May flip some of that schedule around to get Angel Burn in.

What's in your mailbox?
Happy Sunday everybody!


  1. I have heard that Ally Condie is a really nice person :) That was really awesome of her!

    Leila @ Within Pages

    In My Mailbox

  2. Awww, Ally Condie was so sweet to do that. :D

    You've got a really great batch of books this week! I got Forgotten, too, and I have a lot of love for Desires of the Dead and A Long, Long Sleep. I hope you enjoy them.

    I'm your newest follower. I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend! :)

    Stephanie @ Poetry to Prose

  3. that was lovely of ally. great IMM. i've been thinking of getting my copy of angel burn because it sounds really good. happy reading :)

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  4. You got some great books this week. Enjoy reading them.

    Ange @ Moonlightreader

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  5. Ally Condie's ARC! Hope the poster arrive some time soon.

    I read the premise for Forgotten and that sounds like an incredible read. Keeping fingers cross for the reads to knock your socks off :)

  6. Those look great!!

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  7. Great set! That was so nice of Ally! Glad you got that book.
    My IMM

  8. Starcrossed and Desires of the Dead are awesome! Enjoy reading them

  9. So many great books!

    I read Starcrossed not long ago and I have to say that I loed it. It was simply captivating for me. Hope you like it too!

    My IMM

  10. i want to read Awaken! here's my IMM.

  11. You bought great books!

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  12. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Forgotten looks great! Enjoy.

  13. What a great pile! A lil bit jealous; I see a lot of good reads in that pile. I have been drooling over Awaken for a while now. Just have to get my butt over to B&N to get a copy! Thanks for the visit, and Happy Reading!

  14. Thanks for stopping by my IMM post! You got great books this week! I loved Desires of the Dead- hope you like it! We'll have to compare notes on Beauty Queens :-)

  15. Thanks for stopping by post!

    You've got a great selection. I read and reviewed Forgotten already and loved it so much.

    Amanda @ Letters Inside Out


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