Sunday, February 5, 2012

In My Mailbox (28)

In My Mailbox at The Story Siren

In My Mailbox is a weekly meme hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren, and inspired by her friend, Alea of Pop Culture Junkie. It's a way to share the books that you've received over the past week. They could come from the bookstore, the library, a friend, your mailbox or wherever. It gives us all a chance to showcase the books that we've gotten, and maybe give others an idea for the book they want to read or buy next. :)

For Review:

 Life is But a Dream by Brian James (NetGalley)

I managed to limit my Netgalley requests this week, but I couldn't resist this one. It sounds like a great story.



 Illyria by Elizabeth Hand
 The Game by Monica Hughes
 Exposed by Kimberly Marcus
 The Perfect Play (Play by Play #1) by Jaci Burton
Avalon High by Meg Cabot
 Gnomeo and Juliet (DVD)
 Up (DVD)

So, I hit up the library big time this week. I requested a bunch, and here is a big chunk of least what's showed up so far. As you can see, I also borrowed Gnomeo and Juliet, and Up. They both were pretty cute. I loved Russel, Kevin, and Dug on Up. They were great pick me up movies this weekend, since I really needed it. I'm excited to read all of these books, too. Most of them have been on my TBR list for a while.



Mistwood (Mistwood #1) by Leah Cypess (Won from the author)
 Nightspell (Mistwood #2) by Leah Cypess (Won from the author)
The Secret Year by Jennifer R. Hubbard (Won from Confessions of a Bookaholic)

I was lucky and won Leah Cypess's giveaway back around Christmas/Hanukkah-Time, and they came this week. I'm really excited to start this series, and Leah was awesome and signed them both, and she gave me a signed bookmark for each book, too. So awesome! Thanks, Leah! And, Jessica at Confessions of a Bookaholic had a survey giveaway a while back, and I won the International prize, and got to pick two picks equaling about $15, I picked The Secret Year, and Dreaming Anastasia, which will probably come soon since they usually follow pretty quickly from The Book Depository. Thanks, Jessica!


Cloaked by Alex Flinn (Amazon Kindle Store)

So, I've actually already read this book, but I don't have a finished copy, so when it was on sale for Kindle, I couldn't resist. Plus, an excerpt for Bewitching sounded awesome.


So, that was my mailbox? What did you get in yours? Feel free to leave a link to your IMM in the comments and I'll try to stop by.


  1. I love that cover for Cloaked, much more interesting than the UK cover that I've seen.

    Enjoy your books, Great Mailbox :)

  2. Very nice. Hope these books keep you warm at night.


  3. Great haul!! Cloaked looks really good!!

  4. Life is But A Dream sounds super trippy! Interested in hearing what you think of it!

  5. @Jules: Me too, it's gorgeous. It's the new paperback and Kindle cover here. Beastly is also being rereleased with a similar styled cover, and Bewitching, Alex's new book, has one that goes with the other two as well. Together they look fantastic.

    @Grace: Thanks, Grace.

    @Amanda: Thanks, and it is. I really liked it when I read it.

    @Aylee: Definitely does! Hopefully I'll get to it soon and care share my thoughts.

    Happy Reading everyone and thank you for your comments.

  6. Niiiice, you had an awesome IMM week. Hope you enjoy them all.

    Here's what I got if you'd like to see:

    (p.s. sorry to hear about Ranger. {{hugs}})


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