Sunday, November 21, 2010

In My Mailbox (9)

In My Mailbox is an Internet meme hosted by The Story Siren to share new books received, purchased, or borrowed.

So here's what I got this week!

Borrowed from the library:
  • We Beat the Street: how a friendship pact led to success by Drs. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt (for my NJ-teens booklist and also to booktalk at juvenile detention next week)
  • The Unidentified by Rae Mariz
  • Crescendo (Hush, Hush #2) by Becca Fitzpatrick (why didn't I cancel this when I got it for my nook?)
  • Beautiful Darkness (by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
  • The Curse of the Wendigo (Monstrumologist #2) by Rick Yancey
 eGalleys received from NetGalley:
  • Awaken by Katie Kacvinsky
  • Here Lies Bridget by Paige Harbison
Won:
  • Reggie over at The Undercover Book Lover recently held a series of auctions to raise money for the Pakistan Flood Relief Fund (she raised $800!). I won the Lipstick Laws package, which included an autographed copy of the ARC and a ton of swag. The author, Amy Holder, actually emailed me not long ago, apologizing for the delay in shipping, but she wanted to make sure I got some good swag. Well, the package arrived today and It. Is. Awesome.
The swag included bookmarks, business cards, stickers, magnets, buttons, tattoos, 2 wax lips, lip gloss, lipstick, and a very nice note from Amy.
I am so excited to read this book, and super-excited to share it (and all the goodies) with my teens at the library!

What a week! What'd you get?

Enjoy your reading!
Christi

10 comments:

  1. Hi Christi! Wow, what a super-cool package! Enjoy :D
    By the way, I'm a new follower, please follow back!
    Hafsah @ IceyBooks

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  2. Excellent items! I love that Lipstick Law prize pack.

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  3. OMG! What an awesome package! I'm super jealous...that book is on my list for the 2011 debut authors challenge!

    Great week for you!

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  4. Thank you all! @Jessica--I want to use this for the 2011 challenge too but I haven't signed up yet so I don't know all the details, rules, etc...

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  5. Wow. That Lipstick Law package is awesome. Can't wait to hear what you think of the book :)

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  6. Wow thats so cool!!! I wish I can have the giveaway for "The Lipstick Laws" prizepack

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  7. I know, isn't it a great package? This was my favorite of all the auctions Reggie did!

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  8. Yay! Thanks for sharing these pictures! I hope you (and your teens) like my book as much as you like the swag. :) Thanks for adding it to your Debut Author Challenge list! :)

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