Sunday, June 5, 2011

In My Mailbox (65)

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme inspired by Alea and hosted by Kristi. Check out Kristi's post to see what others got in terms of books this week!

This is several weeks' worth... and it is DELICIOUS!

For review:
All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin - AHHH. AHHH. AHHH. A dystopian written by a fantastic author about a world in which chocolate and coffee are banned and there are MAFIAS.
Windows on the World by Andrea White
Legend by Marie Lu - How long have I been waiting for this? I think I freaked my roommate out when I got this in the mail. I'm reading it right now and it is exciting!
Withering Tights by Louise Rennison
Passion by Lauren Kate
Forgotten by Cat Patrick
She Loves You, She Loves You Not... by Julie Anne Peters
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson - I finished this in one day. Talk about being CUH-REEPED out! Very, very good.
Welcome to Bordertown, edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner

Thank you to Macmillan, Namelos, Penguin, HarperTeen, Authors on the Web, Random House, Little Brown, and LibraryThing's Early Reviewer program for all these goodies!

From Simon & Schuster's Blogger Preview:
Fury by Elizabeth Miles
This Dark Endeavor by Kenneth Oppel - Related to Frankenstein, and written by a Very Good Author. Oooh.
Virtuosity by Jessica Martinez - I've heard good things about this contemporary YA.
Perfect by Ellen Hopkins

From Scholastic's This Is Teen Event:
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
Abandon by Meg Cabot
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
Strings Attached by Judy Blundell
Pretty Bad Things by C. J. Skuse

You have the chance to win most of these SIGNED books here.

Borrowed:
Supernaturally by Kiersten White - The one-of-a-kind blogger Jamie let me borrow this from her BEA stash. Thank you!!

Bought:
The Piper's Son by Melina Marchetta - So. Impossibly. Good.
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
Chalice by Robin McKinley
Looking for Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta
A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly
The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley
Archangel by Sharon Shinn
Shift by Jeri Smith-Ready
Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke's Heart by Sarah MacLean
Magic Slays by Ilona Andrews

Swapped:
Confessions of a Serial Kisser by Wendelin van Draanen
The Dark is Rising: The Complete Sequence by Susan Cooper

15 comments:

  1. ARGH I want Virtuosity and Forgotten! *jealous* Enjoy all your books, you lucky duck!

    Here's my IMM :)

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  2. Wow, loads of fantastic books this week. I can't wait to read The Name of the Star, glad to hear it's creepy. Virtuosity and Perfect both sound super amazing. Happy Reading!

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  3. Sweet haul!

    I am beyond jealous of The Name Of The Star. Glad to see that it's creepy and a quick read.

    Hope you enjoy the rest of these :-D

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  4. That's a ton of awesome books! Oh, I love being creeped out...must read In the Name of the Star!! I can't wait for Legend and Forever, either!! Enjoy all of these!!

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  5. That is a mailbox of awesomeness!

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  6. You're going to need to post a warning before you display so many books I want. I nearly passed out with jealousy! Forgotten, Fury, Perfect, Beauty Queens, Forever...OK, losing consciousness again.

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  7. Good gracious that's an incredible stash of greatness you've got there! I want to read your thoughts on them all...

    ~Asheley T. @ Into the Hall of Books

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  8. Feeling some serious book envy right now. I really want Withering Tights. Rennison makes me lol so much when reading her books that I get funny looks from others. Also, Name of the Star, Fury, Perfect, Abandon, & Beauty Queens! Happy Reading :)

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  9. Oh my gosh! You've had another week Steph for books! Legend, The Name of the Star, etc, etc. Lots of crazy awesomeness. Have fun reading them! :)

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  10. So many boooks! Enjoy the reading!

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  11. Great set! Love all the BEA books. Virtuosity especially sounds good. And of course Supernaturally.
    My IMM

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  12. Some awesome books this week! Many that I've really enjoyed, and others that I'm super jealous about! Esp. All These Things I've Done and Legend. *dies* Ah, you remind me that I need to pick up Forgotten...debating buying the Australian cover instead via Book Depo...

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  13. I am very excited for LEGEND as well. I've heard it's worth the wait!

    and also curious to see what you think of FORGOTTEN. It didn;t really work for me :/ but I did like the effortless prose :)

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  14. Wow you and your mail box are awesome.

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  15. I have to say, I'm completely jealous. It seems like EVERYONE has an amazing IMM this week. You have so many incredible books that I desperately want. I hope you enjoy them all! :)

    My IMM is here:
    http://faybaysbooks.blogspot.com/

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