Saturday, September 26, 2009

In My Mailbox - 9/6/9

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren :)

So, I was visiting family last weekend and didn't get a chance to post my mailbox loot.
What does that mean?
This weeks IMM is HUGE! Woo hoo!
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Bought
The Other Side of the Island by Allegra Goodman -- I read a review of this somewhere and it sounded really good.
Jinx by Meg Cabot -- My first Meg Cabot book. I don't know why I have been avoiding her. This one looks interesting.
Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy by Ally Carter -- 2nd in a series that I bought on sale because I can't resist a sale :) Looking for the first one now.
A Crack in the Line by Michael Lawrence -- 1st in a series that looks amazing.
Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix -- After picking up her Shadow Children series I have been on a Haddix kick.
Found: The Missing Book 1 by Margaret Peterson Haddix -- Antoher Haddix series book and this one was on sale, hehe.
Double Identity by Margaret Peterson Haddix -- A stand alone that looks great!
Brian’s Winter by Gary Paulsen -- Youth book I got from my daughter's school. Never read Paulsen before and I thought it wasabout time.
Hatchet by Gary Paulsen -- Another Paulsen first for me. For some reason I love the word hatchet :)
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Bought from a fellow blogger
Valiant by Holly Black -- 2nd in the series. I can't wait to start it! See my review of Tithe, the first book, here.
Ironside by Holly Black -- 3rd (and final?) in the series.
The Devil’s Kiss (ARC) by Sarwat Chadda -- woo hoo! Been wanting to read this one for a while. I'm giving it away when I'm done so stay tuned!
Switch by Carol Snow -- Ive heard that this books is great! Another first author read for me.
Meridian by Amber Kizer -- Been wanting this since I first heard of it.
The Devouring by Simon Holt -- This looks great. I can't wait to start it. (how many books do you think I can read at once! I can't decide!)
Never Cry Werewolf by Heather Davis -- Another great one!
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Bought Used
The Tower Room by Adele Geras -- Total impulse buy but I started it and it's pretty good.
The Vampire Diaries The Fury and Dark Reunion by L.J. Smith -- Ok, so I'm giving in and rereading these. I first read them in the 90s
when they first came out. We'll see how I like them the second time around.
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Borrowed (thanks sis!)
Bones of Faerie by Janni Lee Simner -- Started this one and it's more of a dystopian story then I thought it would be. Very interesting so far.
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BookMooch
Ghosts I have Been by Richard Peck -- Another one for my Peck collection. I love him and hope to own everything he has ever written at some point.
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Pretties by Scott Westerfeld -- I have all three in the series so now I can start reading them :)
White is for Magic by Laurie faria Stolarz -- Just need 'Red' and I'm all set to start this series as well.
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Ok - So that's all!
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Do you guys like the pictures? It look a long time to get them all looking right (and I'm sure after I actually post some will still be a little wonky :) but I'm a very visual person and love seeing my pretty books looking back at me!
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So, What's in your Mailbox?










13 comments:

  1. So many great books (I happen to have read a good chunk of the books you got). Hope you enjoy the Meg Cabot, Scott Westerfeld, Ally Carter, and L.J. Smith books. :)

    Happy reading.

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  2. Woe that is a big listing. I have been seeing Margaret Peterson Haddix's name a lot lately. I think I need to go read something of hers.

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  3. Those huge weeks are so awesome when they come around. I hope you enjoy all of your books.

    Happy reading!

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  4. That is an amazing amount of books! I read Jinx recently on the recommendation of a student (I had been avoiding Meg Cabot Too). I actually really enjoyed it and got completely absorbed. I surprised myself!

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  5. You got a load of books! I really want to read Meridian, Devil's Kiss, and Bones of Faerie. Pretties is good. Actually I love the whole series. Well I haven't read Extras but I don't really count it. lol. Happy reading. :D

    ~Briana

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  6. Impressive!
    I recently read and LOVED Meridian.

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  7. Mary Peterson Haddix is indeed awesome!

    Nice haul this week :-D

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  8. wow! what a ton of books! and lost of great titles! you'll be busy reading! hope you enjoy them all!

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  9. I want to read alot of the books you got. Pretties was really good. Enjoy!!

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  10. Oh, wow! That's a lot of books! I hope you have fun reading! (and Meg Cabot is great, you'll love Jinx!)

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  11. You had a great week! Happy reading. ;)

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  12. What a great haul. The Laurie Faria Stolarz books are SO good, better than I expected. There is another book: Black is for Beginnings, in graphic novel format that came out just recently. Great great books. Happy reading!

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  13. Whoa, you've got some reading! Running Out of Time is my favorite Haddix book. I love it so much. I picked up Double Identity a month ago myself, but I've not finished it. What I read was good (it got put on the backburner due to review books needing to be read first).

    Blogger is terrible sometimes when it comes to images, I do like all of the pictures. Happy reads!

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