Sunday, January 29, 2012

In My Mailbox (11)

This meme is hosted by The Story Siren and you should head over there straightaway to check out what's hot in books right now.

I had another fun week of book finds and am now on house arrest to finish all of these wonderful novels! So, on to the goods...

Library (I love you so!):



My buddy Kat texted me and told me I was a fool if I didn't drop everything and read Birthmarked, stat! She is amazing and brilliant so I took her advice and am all over it. I've been wanting to read Before I Fall and Fire forever! I loved Oliver's Delirium and Cashore's Graceling and am really looking forward to reading more from them.

I finished Uglies last week in a fraction of a day and loved it! So, naturally, I had to put a hold on the rest of the series and amazingly enough, they all came in this week. I smell a read-a-thon in my future...


 My blog buddy, Heather, from Book Stacks on Deck had this in her IMM last week. She and I are both zombie fans and I immediately put it on my wishlist.

While shopping on my Nook, I saw that they had Zombies Don't Cry for free, so I snatched it up before they could change their mind! Can't wait to read it!

ARC's (thanks to Netgalley):


How great is Netgalley?! I've read some pretty good reviews already about these books. I'm really excited to dig into Slide and Starters, and I am loving all of these beautiful covers!

ARC (thanks to Stephen Gallagher and Crown Publishers):

The author of The Kingdom of Bones returns with a beautifully written literary thriller featuring madmen who see monsters and monsters who hide in plain sight--a powerful story of class, family, and insanity.

Investigating a wealthy landowner whose sanity has come into question, Sebastian Becker stumbles on a murder case involving two young girls, a traumatized suffragette and monsters who hide in plain sight.

Another cool cover! This was such a great surprise when it came in and I've already started digging in. I haven't read a good mystery in a long time. Early reviews on Goodreads are spectacular, so I'm sure I won't be disappointed!

That's it for this week, peeps! I can't wait to peek at what was in your mailboxes this week! Be sure to stop by The Story Siren to see more buzzed about books and share a few of your own!


  1. We received many of the same books. I liked New Girl. I am looking forward to your reviews.
    -FABR Steph@FiveAlarmBookReviews

  2. I'm really jealous. I've been looking forward to almost all of these books. I loved the Uglies. Great haul! Here's mine:

  3. I read New Girl, it's SO good! Great haul; happy reading! :D

    In My Mailbox #7

  4. Nice Haul. I have a few of these on my TBR

    Lynsey @ Urban Fantasy Book Reviews

    New follower!

  5. Oh those covers are amazing especially the Scott Westerfeld ones.

  6. Before I Fall is one of my favorites and I love Kristen Cashore. I haven't read the Uglies series yet (I know! I know!) but I do love Scott Westerfeld. New Girl is on my want list - I'm looking forward to reading your thoughts about it.
    Megan @ Read It, See It

  7. Great set of books and I just love the covers on some of them. I love Netgalley even though I'm on a ban until I can catch up lol

  8. Great set! I loved Before I Fall. Zombies Don't Cry was cute too.
    My IMM

  9. I really enjoyed Uglies, but never finished series. I should really get back into that series. I also have Before I Fall to read. Happy reading!

  10. Sweet! I've heard it was good (Zombies Don't Cry)! :D



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