Sunday, February 27, 2011

In My Mailbox (23)

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

Here's what I got this week--this past week was a fantastic one for me!

  • The Things a Brother Knows (personalized by author), from Daisy Whitney (contest on her Facebook page):

  • If You Only Knew and What Goes Around (Hotlanta novels) by Denene Millner & Mitzi Miller (won from Denise Jaden's "My Bookshelf Giveaway"), plus some bookmarks!--I have some teens who are going to love these titles!

ARCs received from the publisher:
  • From Penguin--thank you!
    • So Much Closer by Susanne Colasanti (squee!)
    • Chime by Franny Billingsley
    • The Locket by Stacey Jay
    • 2 samplers: Breathless Reads and Destination Elsewhere

  • From EgmontUSA--thank you! (EgmontUSA was one of the publishers featured in the Booklist webinar I attended last week.)
    • Hourglass by Myra McEntire
    • Family by Micol Ostow
  • From Macmillan--thank you! (Macmillan was another publisher from the webinar.)
    • The Fox Inheritance (sequel to The Adoration of Jenna Fox) by Mary E. Pearson
    • The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner (which I JUST posted as my WOW this week!)

Borrowed from the library:
  • These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf
Whew--I've got my work cut out for me! Don't even know what I should read first!
What did you get?
Enjoy your reading!


  1. I think I need to start rubbing you like a genie for luck. What a totally awesome book week, congrats on winning so many fab things :D
    Happy reading :D

  2. OMG! I didn't know there was a sequel to The Adoration of Jenna Fox! How exciting! I loved that book!

  3. @Asamum, yeah, I was pretty lucky again this week. LOL Wish that luck would carry over to the lottery or something :o)
    @Beth: I know, I was so excited to learn about the sequel! Definitely have to reread Adoration before I start the Fox Inheritance!

  4. I really want to read Red Riding Hood! Great books this week! Here is mine:

  5. Wow, you're going to be quite a busy little bee - so many books! I think I need to start hanging out with you so that your luck rubs off. Congrats on all your winnings :)

  6. Awesome haul this week! I'm interested in reading Red Riding Hood. I want to see the movie, but I'd like to read the book first. I hope you enjoy it!

  7. You got so many awesome books! I am SO jealous you got so Much Closer! I am a huge huge huge Susane Colasanti fan , can't wait to see your review! Hourglass, Family and chime also look really aweseom :) Happy reading!

  8. Thanks for stopping by, everyone!
    @Erica: I know, I was so excited to see So Much Closer. I'd requeste the other ARCs from the webinar I attended, but the whole package from Penguin was a happy surprise!

  9. Wow wow wow such a cool mailbox! I really want to read Hourglass and The Locket!!!! Also awesome that you won a signed copy of The Things A Brother Knows, this title sounds really good! Enjoy them all:)

  10. The Fox Inheritance, Hourglass, AND Chime?! So many amazing books! Even though I am burning from book jealously right now, I really hope you enjoy them all, and I'll be looking forward to reading your reviews. Happy reading! :)

  11. Wow, I had NO clue there was a sequel to Jenna Fox! I must ask for this....yay!

  12. Wow, awesome stack of books! I don't know how you are going to pick what to read first. I would probably go with Hourglass. Happy reading :)

  13. Ohhhh, I really want to read Chime and Hourglass! You got some great books!

  14. Wow wow! Tons of books this week. Excited to see you got SO MUCH CLOSER. I'm obsessed with Colasanti!


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