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Sunday, November 8, 2009

In My Mailbox 11/8/09

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by The Story Siren. Stop by and check it out, and share your own finds!

Alright, this IMM is encompassing the last three weeks or so, so it's going to look like I got a lot of books all at one time (and I did get a lot of books, I know that), but it was really over nearly a month. Here goes:




Bought:
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Evermore by Alyson Noel
The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood
The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson
Sunshine by Robin McKinley
Poison Study by Maria V. Snyder -- signed!
Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder -- signed!
Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder -- signed!
Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder -- signed!
(already had Sea Glass, which I won a month or so ago, got that signed as well)
and a lot of 11 Meg Cabot books on Ebay, including:
ThePrincess Diaries
Princess in Waiting
Princess in the Spotlight
Princess in Love
Nicola and the Viscount
Avalon High
Airhead
All-American Girl
Boy Next Door
Teen Idol
Size 12 is Not Fat

Won at some point recently and received:
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins from Floribelle, this fantastic little shop with a blog.
Blood Promise by Richelle Mead
and The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
as part of my fabulous Spooktober package from Elie @ Ellz Readz
Mr Darcy, Vampyre, direct from author Amanda Grange, from her guest post on Fresh Fiction
Looking For Alaska by John Green, courtesy of one of my favorite bloggers,Velvet @ vvb32 reads
Stupid Cupid ARC by Rhonda Stapleton, from Chelsea @ The Page Flipper
Three Bags Full: a sheep detective story by Leonie Swann, from Kimberley @ YA Books Central
Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd, a collection of nerd stories by top authors, from all about {n}
The Gift of an Ordinary Day by , from Park Avenue Princess
Cult Insanity: a Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets and Blood Atonement, by Irene Spencer, also from Park Avenue Princess
The Private Papers of Easter Jewel by Maureen Lindley, from Mrs. Magoo Reads
Lady Vernon and Her Daughter (an adaptation/completion of Jane Austen's Lady Susan) by Jane Rubino and Caitlen Rubino-Bradway, from Passages to the Past
Recipe for Disaster (ARC version) by Michelle Pillow from Alyssa @ The Shady Glade
Covet by J.R. Ward, from Peace, Love & Pat
Highlander's Temptation by Sue-Ellen Welfonder, from Readaholic


Won and will receive:
Sun and Moon, Ice and Snow as part of my win for the fairy tale week character swap meme. Thanks, NotNessie!
Angel of Windword -- thanks, Froggy!
Leviathan -- thanks, Teen Libris!

Alright, I know that's a lot. But my Sunday is not over, and I am off to Writer's On the River, so I may be adding to this list tonight...


Edit: I bought a few books (and hung out with a couple awesome bloggers...), so I have three more to add:
Sheep in a Ship (!!!) by Nancy Shaw -- signed
Basajaun by Rosemary Van Deruen -- signed
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle (library book sale, not author signing)

12 comments:

  1. Yes, indeed many many books.
    Hope you enjoy ALL of them. :)
    Happy reading.

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  2. Tons of goodies. You will be busy reading!

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  3. Whoa! There are a ton of books here! And very very good ones too :) Hunger Games - a must (for me too).
    Happy reading!! :D

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  4. The Gargoyle is an excellent read. Hunger Games, I think, lives up to the hype. I will admit that I did have some problems with The Historian. Haven't read any of the Maria Snyder books yet though even though they sound lovely. What great weeks for you :) Happy (lots of it!) reading!

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  5. Wow, that is a LOT! I look forward to all your reviews! Happy reading!

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  6. Holy moly! You made out this week! great list of books

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  7. Great books you got this week. There's so many there. Hope you enjoy reading all your books.

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  8. Wow! Lots of great stuff in your mailbox this week! Had a great time chatting today! ;)

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  9. Let me know if I should bother with Evermore ;)

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  10. It was fun, wasn't it, Sara. I wish you guys could have stayed and gone out to dinner with us. Maria is a blast.

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