Sunday, February 19, 2012

In My Mailbox 2/19/12






In My Mailbox is a weekly event hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren to show what bookish things you have gotten in the past week, or month, or however frequently you would like to do it.

Hi everyone!! I have had a pretty awesome week as far as books go, so this is a big IMM. I have had a lucky streak and have won some great books lately, finally got in some I was waiting for, and got some for review. One in particular I literally screamed and ran around the house, while my three year old watched in confusion. So onto the good stuff.

Books that I bought

  • Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler (I actually bought it weeks ago, but it took a while to get here)
  • Harbinger by Sara Entienne OMG the texture of the cover is awesome, and it's beautiful IRL!
  • eBook of On the Bright Side by S.R. Johannes



Books for review

  • The Peculiars by Maureen Doyle McQuerry (Thank you Abrams Publishing and NetGalley)
  • Welcome, Caller, This is Chloe by Shelley Corielle (Thanks to Abrams and NetGalley)
  • Don't You Wish by Roxanne St. Claire (Thank you Random House and NetGalley)
  • On the Day I Died by Candace Flemming (Thank you Random and NetGalley)
  • The Academie by Susanne Dunlap (Thank you Bloomsbury and NetGalley)
  • Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin (I almost died!!! Thank you so much Harper Collins!)


Okay, so I was so super excited about this. I checked my mail and saw an envelope from Harper Collins and could not open it fast enough!! I have been wanting to read this since I first heard about it, and I am psyched to have gotten an ARC to read and review!!

Books that I won
  • eBook of I Zombie by Jack Wallen ( Thank you to the author and Giselle @ Xpresso Reads)
  • eBook of Embrace by Cherie Colyer (Thanks to the author and Andrea @ The Bookish Babes)
  • Signed copy of Haunted on Bourbon Street by Deanna Chase (Thanks to the author and Heather @ Supa Gurl Books)
  • ARC of Tempest by Julie Cross (Thanks to Macmillan and Heather @ Supa Gurl Books)

















 
That wraps up my awesome week of bookish things!! Thank you again to all the authors, publishers, and bloggers mentioned. Leave me a link to your IMM and I will go check it out! Much love everyone! :)

48 comments:

  1. Awesome book haul! I've been considering buying Bittersweet, I hope you love it. I hope you enjoy Embrace. I thought it was really good.
    Enjoy your books!

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    1. I was planning on reading Bittersweet right when it came in, but it took over 2 weeks to get here, and then I didn't have time to get to it. It usually only takes a week for TBD to ship. I hope to find time soon. I really want to try to get to Embrace soon too!

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  2. Okay, one your nails are AWESOME! lol Second, WOO Hoo!!! I am sooo glad the book came in! :) Can't wait to hear what you think about it. I'm sure your gonna love it! harper always has awesome books! Tempest was AMAZING! Can't wait for the movie. Embrace was reeealllly good too! That one really suprised me. I hope you like Harbinger. I have an arc and I just couldn't get into it, which sucked cuz I was so excited about it. It was just...really really confusing. I do want to try to attempt it again but I definately had to put it away for a while. lol GREAT IMM this week! :)

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    1. Awww thanks hon! I thought you would like my nails. (I literally was like "Oh, Crissy would love these" when I was doing them lol) I really looking forward to reading Masque of the Red Death. I want to try to get to Tempest soon too. I wish there was more time in the day. So many books I want to get to haha!

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  3. Oooh you got Masque! So lucky. I'm supposed to be getting in from another blogger soon though I hope I do >.< And i agree the cover for Harbinger is awesome I got it last week. Curious what you'll think of a few of these that I liked. bittersweet, Embrace and Tempest. Oh. And I love your nails! <3

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  4. I really want to try to get to those really soon. I started listening to the audio book of Tempest, but I'm not that far. I was listening and reading along. I do my nails myself. :)

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  5. Tempest looks great, I really need to read it. Happy reading!

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    1. I am really excited to get to Tempest. Thanks!

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  6. Sooo many great books! Don't even know where to begin on commenting on them!! :) I really wanted to read The Academie.. but unfortunately didn't get approved for it on NG :(

    I can't wait to start Masque.. I got it a few weeks ago but I didn't want to read it so early and not be able to talk about it till closer to April! lol

    Michele | IMM

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    1. I know! I really want to read Masque, but I am holding off for a little bit. Probably in about a month. :) The Academie is good. It actually comes out on Feb 28th, not April 10th like NetGalley and Goodreads says. I emailed the pub about it.

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  7. SO many great books!!! I also have Masque and Welcome Caller.
    You and Cristina have the best nails. I chip mine in about three seconds.

    My IMM is up: http://jenryland.blogspot.com/2012/02/in-my-mailbox-7.htm

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    1. Yay! I am really excited about Masque. Thanks for the nails compliment. I chip mine all the time too. They only look good right when I do them.

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  8. Holy cow you got a lot of books! I don't even know where to start. Enjoy them all!

    Nerd Girls at Books to the Sky

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    1. I was pretty psyched about my mailbox this week too. I didn't expect it to be very big. Especially putting myself on a book buying ban for the most part. I was lucky with winning stuff. :)

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    1. It sounds like such a great book. I am looking forward to reading it. :)

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  10. Wow! So many amazing books this week, great haul! I just read and reviewed Harbinger, the writing style was beautiful and the story was very different, so hope you enjoy. And that cover! Ah, so gorgeous!

    If you'd like you can check out the awesome books I got in my mailbox this week, just click the link below! ;)

    Lea @ LC's Adventures in Libraryland

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    1. I am hoping to get to Harbinger soon. I love the cover!! Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  11. OMG MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH!!! DIES!!!!! WANT THAT BOOK SO BAD!!! Okay that's out of my system now. Phew! I really really hope you enjoy it! Can't wait to see what you think :)

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    1. Right?!!! I was so friggin excited when I got it! I ran around like a maniac lol!!

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  12. What an awesome load of books this week!! Also, LOVE your Valentine's Day nails :)

    Here is my IMM

    Happy Reading,
    Lindsay @ Turning the Pages

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    1. Thanks!! I love decorating my nails. :)

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  13. so jealous of The Masque of Red Death, awesome haul
    Happy reading!
    My IMM

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    1. My daughter was watching me like I was crazy when I opened it up lol! I can't wait to read it.

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    1. I have been looking forward to Masque since I first heard about it! I am sure I will devour it!!

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  15. OMG! Masque of the Red Death's cover looks a-mah-zing!

    My IMM : http://foreverlostinbooks.blogspot.com/2012/02/on-my-shelf-or-imm-13.html

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  16. Great haul!! ... and yeah sorry I got distracted by your GIRL SCOUT COOKIES!!! nom nom nom ;)

    SupaGurl

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    1. Haha! I was wondering who would be the one to make a comment about my Girl Scout cookies. Should have known it would be you. ;)

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  17. You got some great books and wins! I love the cover of Masque Of The Red Death.

    MY IMM http://pnrurbanfantasyreviews.blogspot.com/

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    1. I have been really lucky lately. I've won a lot of great books.

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  18. Some awesome books this week! :D Bittersweet and Harbinger look so gorgeous in person. I've heard really great things about both of them, so I hope you like them! And MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH! I've wanted that one for ages now. Huge Poe fan. I hope it's as awesome as it sounds. :)

    My IMM

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    1. I get a lot of books on my nook, but I knew I had to have Bittersweet and Harbinger in HC. They are so pretty for real. I love Poe too, so I am psyched for Masque!

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  19. I got Bittersweet too!! :) SO excited about it! Great mailbox Amy! Enjoy all your books :) ;)

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    1. I know it sounds so good! It's such a pretty book too.

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  20. WOW! What a great mailbox! I really want to read Harbinger, it looks so good! Masque of The Red Death just popped on my radar but it looks really good! I hope you enjoy all your awesome books!! Thanks for stopping by my blog today!!

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    1. Thanks! I am really looking forward to Harbinger and Masque! Thanks for visiting back. :)

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  21. Lots of super awesome things you got there! And your nails are adorable!!! Love it! :-)

    http://wordsareinnermusic.blogspot.com/2012/02/in-my-mailbox-29-one-with-variety.html

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    1. Aww thanks. I just stopped by your IMM and your nails are great too!

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  22. Great mailbox! I hope you enjoy Bittersweet as much as I did! I also must go buy Harbinger, it sounds so good! Ahh Masque of the Red Death sounds amazing and I love the cover! I hope you enjoy all of your books! :)

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    1. I am really hoping to get to Bittersweet soon, but it seems to have gotten pushed down my TBR pile. That seems to happen all the time. Actually most of the books I have purchased lately are being neglected. That is why I am trying to stick to my book buying ban as much as possible. Lol!

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  23. New follower! Great haul! Bittersweet, Tempest and Masque of the Red Death all look awesome! Here's my IMM if you'd like to follow back: http://theonceandfuturelibrarian.blogspot.com/2012/02/in-my-mailbox-8.html

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    1. Thank you. I am hoping to read at least one of those really soon lol. I am really going to try to get to Bittersweet. I have heard awesome things about it.

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  24. What a great haul this week! Harbringer looks great I cannot wait to here your thoughts on it :) I also received Tempest this week! Fantastic Imm, happy reading!

    My Imm
    My giveaway

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    1. So many great books so little time. I wish I could freeze time and just read for a while. I wouldn't be too bad about it, just freeze a few hours at a time here and there lol!

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  25. Such a great haul! I really want to read The Peculiars, The Academie, Masque of the Red Death and Tempest! Happy reading!

    My IMM

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    1. Thank you. I just finished The Academie and it was good. I won't be getting to The Peculiars or Masque for a little while since they won't be published for like 2 months.

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