Sunday, July 10, 2011

In My Mailbox (30)

IMM is hosted by The Story Siren.

Well, it's been a few (okay, several) weeks for IMM for me. And with good reason! As of two weeks ago, I'm on a book buying ban until August. I kind of dropped an inordinate amount at a certain semi-annual sale from a certain store and promised my husband that I would chillax on the books. Especially because we're going to Vegas at the end of this month, so I'll need as much money as possible to dominate the blackjack tables. At any rate, as evidence below, I'm adhering to my ban rather nicely.

For Review
Darkhouse by Karina Halle
Fury by Elizabeth Miles
Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier
Vanish by Sophie Jordan
The Mephisto Covenant by Trinity Faegan
Tris and Izzie by Mette Ivie Harrison
Blood by KJ WIgnall

Once Every Never by Lesley Livingston (HUGE thanks to Chrystal from Snowdrop Dreams of Books!)
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson (in the amazing UK cover, thanks to Carla from The Crooked Shelf!)
Liesl and Po by Lauren Oliver (again, thanks to the beautiful Carla!)
Graveminder by Melissa Marr (SIGNED, because Pam from Bookalicious is an effing rockstar.)
Plain Kate by Erin Bow (much thanks and love to my dear friend Lynn from Bringing the Epic!)

Huge thanks to all my blogger friends, NetGalley, Egmont, HarperTeen, Simon & Schuster, and Henry Holt!


  1. I really do love the UK Name of the Star cover! And I'm jealous of Once Every Never - hope it's awesome!

  2. Want to hear about Ruby Red. Amy @ bookgoonie

  3. I agree, the UK cover is gorgeous compared to the US one. I can't wait to read your review!

    Here's my mailbox:

  4. The UK cover is gorgeous! Actually all the covers in the picture is gorgeous :) Enjoy!

  5. Seeing your IMM reminded me of Gravedigger by Melissa Marr. I've been meaning to add that to the TBR pile and completely forgot! It looks like a very fiscally responsible IMM...good luck in Vegas ;)

  6. Oh--The Name of the Star! I love Maureen and I'm so pumped for this one! You got a great collection this week :) Enjoy!

  7. The Name of the Star and Liesl and Po? Color me envious. I have Ruby Red, too, and it looks fantastic. Hope you enjoy all your new books!

  8. gurl, i couldnt imagine a better home for those lurrrrrrvely booksies, I hope you love them both! x

  9. Wow, you have a nice stack of books this week in your mailbox. I got Fury too, I haven't started reading it yet.
    Happy Reading,
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

  10. Glad your book arrived safely! :) Enjoy!

  11. Great week for you! I'm especially jealous of Liesl & Po and Name of the Star.
    My IMM

  12. Oooh GIRL. Look at all that goodness that exploded all up in yo mailbox.

  13. Plain Kate! Yay! I love that book!

    I hope you love it as well :-D

  14. Tons of awesome books! :) I'm afraid to read The Name of the Star! haha.

  15. Ah! Graveminder. It sounds so deliciously creepy - I really want to read it. And Once Every Never! Super jealous. Hope you love them all!

  16. You've got some good ones, gal!
    Ah, the book-buying ban. I know it well. :)

  17. Jen that is amazing stack of books! Once Every Never sounds good. Happy reading :)

  18. Darkhouse looks rather intriguing. Something about lighthouses makes me want to pick up a book.

  19. Those all look awesome! I am taking Once Every Never and running with it =P That looks sooooo good. I want it to bbe available in the US.

  20. A great haul! Awesome stuff... I can't wait to read Ruby Red :)
    Check out what's In My Mailbox

    Mia @ Gripped into Books

  21. Look at all this freakin' delicious bookishness. YAY!

  22. Oooooohh Pretty British Name of the Star!

  23. Look at the pretties!!! I've heard a lot of people talk about the excitment of reading The Name of the Star, but have yet to hear any opinions upon finishing it. I'll be eager to read your review!

    p.s. Carla rocks!!

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