Sunday, May 24, 2009

In My Mailbox - 7

In My Mailbox is hosted by The Story Siren and inspired by Pop Culture Junkie. A post where we share books acquired via your mailbox, library, store, etc.

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Below is a list of books I've acquired this past week. Can't wait to dip into them.

Bought:



The Chosen One
by Carol Lynch Williams

-forgot to mention that I got this freebie at the Debutante Ball Spring 2009 at Books Inc. along with my purchases








Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy
by Ally Carter

-because I'm enjoying the current Gallagher Girls discussion group

My book review






Going to Far
by Jennifer Echols

-because of reviews from Shalonda's Blog and Michelle's Bookshelf and the sweet picture on the cover grabs me





Borrowed:



City of Ashes
by Cassandra Clare

-because it is part two of the trilogy and gotta find out what happens next, eh

My book review






Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side
by Beth Fantaskey

-because I want to see how a Romanian vampire princess comes into her own (reminds me of the Princess Diaries) also liked Persnickety Snark's review

My book review




My Little Red Book
by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff

-because it is an anthology of stories about first periods, collected from women of all ages from around the world. also first saw this on Reviewer X's site

My book review





I Saw You...Comics Inspired by Real-life Missed Connectionsedited
by Julia Wertz

-because it is "filled with near misses, brief encounters, strange sightings, lusty longings, and a little hope for love"

My book review





Fun Home - A Family Tragicomic
by Alison Bechdel

-because flipping through this graphic novel intrigued me and I wanted to find out what a "tragicomic" is

My book review







Zombie Alert
:
I'm planning to do a zombie-themed weekend in September to celebrate the book release of debut author E. Van Lowe's Never Slow Dance With A Zombie and to share some zombie love.

Please email me if you're interested in co-hosting or participating in this event with me (vvb32 at yahoo.com).


9 comments:

  1. You got a lot of really good books this week!

    Hope you enjoy Going Too Far!

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  2. You got alot of great books. Enjoy!

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  3. Awesome books you got this week, I've been waiting to read Jessica's Guide for ages. Enjoy.

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  4. I Saw You looks interesting.

    I love the Gallagher Girls series - hope you enjoy that one!

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  5. Fun books, I'm kinda jealous! Happy reading!

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  6. You've got some really great books. I so want to read The Chosen One. I hope you enjoy all of them. :D

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  7. awesome batch of books you got! I hope you enjoy jessica's guide I LOVED that one!!

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  8. Oh, I hope you enjoy my little red book! I think it's a must-read for any girl/woman - and really makes you feel normal with all the interesting first period anecdotes! :)

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