Archive for In My Mailbox

Thanks to Kristi of The Story Siren for hosting this!

Here’s what I got this week and last week.


Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi

352 pages, HarperCollins, (2011-11-15)

$11.21 (

I devoured this. It was AMAZING. I will probably read it again and soon.


A Beautiful Dark by Jocelyn Davies

400 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-09-27)

$11.21 (

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

432 pages, Greenwillow Books, (2011-09-20)

$10.65 (

Eve by Anna Carey

336 pages, HarperCollins, (2011-10-04)

$11.21 (

Variant by Robison Wells

384 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-10-04)

$11.21 (



Cut by Patricia McCormick

176 pages, Push, (2011-05-01)

$8.99 (

Thanks Lauren @ Lauren’s Crammed Bookshelf!

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies: The Classic Regency Romance – Now with Ultraviolent Zombie Mayhem! by Jane Austen

320 pages, Quirk Books, (2009-04-04)

$7.19 (

Thanks Kara @ Reading Cause I’m Addicted!



I went to Borders and got a measly 10% off these books. I shouldn’t have gone but it was nice to say goodbye.

Burn the Night: The Final Dark Days Novel by Jocelynn Drake

432 pages, Harper Voyager, (2011-06-28)

$7.99 (

Secrets and Shadows: A 13 to Life Novel by Shannon Delany

320 pages, St. Martin’s Griffin, (2011-02-15)

$9.99 (

Original Sin (A Personal Demons Novel) by Lisa Desrochers

400 pages, Tor Teen, (2011-07-05)

$9.99 (

Skippyjon Jones, Class Action by Judy Schachner

32 pages, Dutton Juvenile, (2011-07-12)

$9.89 (

FREE Kindle Editions

First Frost by Jennifer Estep

pages, Kensington Books, (2011-07-01)


Fallen from Grace: A Bonus Dark Mirror Short Story by M.J. Putney

pages, St. Martin’s Griffin, (2011-03-15)


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July 17th, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 28

Here’s what I got this week!

Thanks to Kristi of The Story Siren for hosting this weekly meme!


Shelter: A Mickey Bolitar Novel by Harlan Coben

288 pages, Putnam Juvenile, (2011-09-06)

$12.91 (

The The Name of the Star (Shades of London (Hardcover – Trilogy)) by Maureen Johnson

384 pages, Putnam Juvenile, (2011-09-29)

$10.97 (

The Probability of Miracles by Wendy Wunder

336 pages, Razorbill, (2011-12-08)

$12.23 (


The Iron Knight (Harlequin Teen) by Julie Kagawa

304 pages, Harlequin, (2011-10-25)

$9.99 (


Baby Codes: 101 Winning Combinations to Help Your Baby Sleep by Kevin Mills

Kindle Edition, Mills Creative Minds, (2011-03-04)


FREE Kindle Edition

1000 Atkins Recipes – Have a Healthy Diet (Kindle Edition) by Pink Panda Publishing

Kindle Edition, Pink Panda Publishing, (2009-03-23)


Purchased for my husband.

Hunted By The Others by Jess Haines

Kindle Edition, 352 pages, Zebra Books, (2010-04-15)


FREE Kindle Edition

Survivors by Sophie Littlefield

ePub , Luna, (2011-07-01)


FREE eHarlequin eBook Store edition.

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Wow, I haven’t done an In My Mailbox in forever! I just haven’t had the time to sit down and do it (I started this 3 weeks ago). I’ve been back to work now for 3 weeks but still haven’t managed to get my blog included in my schedule. I hope to remedy that soon. I have a few reviews written but need to format them and I have quite a few I still need to write.

Check out my previous post for an update on my personal goings-on.

Thanks to Kristi at The Story Siren for hosting this weekly topic!

I’m just posting the covers that link to, except for the winnings. :)




The Revenant by Sonia Gensler

336 pages, Knopf Books for Young Readers, (2011-06-14)

$9.99 (

Thanks Jeanmarie!

The Dark City #1 (Relic Master) by Catherine Fisher

384 pages, Dial, (2011-05-17)

$11.55 (

Thanks Cindy @ Tynga’s Reviews!

Of All the Stupid Things by Alexandra Diaz

272 pages, EgmontUSA, (2011-05-10)

$8.99 (

Thanks Donna @ Bites!

The Lucky Kind by Alyssa Sheinmel

208 pages, Knopf Books for Young Readers, (2011-05-10)

$11.55 (

Thanks Kim @ The Book Butterfly!

First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson, Book 1) by Darynda Jones

336 pages, St. Martin’s Griffin, (2011-07-05)

$9.45 (

Thanks Cindy @ Tynga’s Reviews

Dracula in Love: The Private Diary of Mina Harker by Karen Essex

384 pages, Anchor, (2011-07-05)

$10.17 (

Thanks Sari @ The View from Sari’s World!

City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments, Book 4) by Cassandra Clare

432 pages, Margaret K. McElderry, (2011-04-05)

$11.91 (

Thanks Karin @ Karin’s Book Nook!

Shift (Shade, Book 2) by Jeri Smith-Ready

384 pages, Simon Pulse, (2011-05-03)

$9.99 (

I also won a cute bracelet but I have no idea from where I won!? I didn’t receive an email or see a post of me winning. So, thanks, whomever!

Forever by

pages, Maggie Stiefvater, (2011)


Thank you Pam @ Bookalicious!

The Divided Realms: Captured by Maggie Wood

288 pages, Lobster Press, (2011-05-01)

$10.36 (

Thanks Tara @ Reading Cause I’m Addicted!

Pale Demon (The Hollows, Book 9) by Kim Harrison

448 pages, Harper Voyager, (2011-03-01)

$16.45 (

Thanks Debbie @ Wrighty’s Reads!

The Revenant by Sonia Gensler

336 pages, Knopf Books for Young Readers, (2011-06-14)

$11.89 (

Thanks Jeanmarie @ Writer in Progress!


I’ve gotten quite a few from NetGalley but I’ll be doing a separate post in a few days about NetGalley! :)

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In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren.

Here’s what I’ve gotten over the past couple weeks. Been having a heck of a time with this pregnancy so the blog when on the back burner. Baby update will be coming shortly!


Juniper Berry by M. P. Kozlowsky

240 pages, Walden Pond Press, (2011-05-01)

$10.35 (

Invincible: The Chronicles of Nick by Sherrilyn Kenyon

432 pages, St. Martin’s Griffin, (2011-03-22)

$10.58 (

Cows Can’t Jump by Dave Reisman

44 pages, Jumping Cow Press, (2008-10-19)

$11.99 (

Chime. by Franny Billingsley by Franny Billingsley

368 pages, Bloomsbury UK, (2011-04)

$17.89 (

Stay by Deb Caletti

320 pages, Simon Pulse, (2011-04-05)

$9.99 (

Hourglass by Myra McEntire

400 pages, EgmontUSA, (2011-05-24)

$11.02 (

Between Here and Forever by Elizabeth Scott

256 pages, Simon Pulse, (2011-05-24)

$10.79 (

Under the Green Hill by Laura L. Sullivan

320 pages, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), (2010-10-26)

$11.66 (

Trial by Fire: A Raised by Wolves Novel by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

368 pages, EgmontUSA, (2011-06-14)

$11.00 (

Ask Elizabeth: Real Answers to Everything You Secretly Wanted to Ask About Love, Friends, YourBody… and Life in General by Elizabeth Berkley

240 pages, Putnam Juvenile, (2011-03-22)

$9.99 (

Touch of a Thief by Mia Marlowe

304 pages, Brava, (2011-05-01)

$10.63 (


Another awesome looking middle grade book won over at Shannon Messenger’s blog.

The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester

352 pages, Square Fish, (2010-02-02)

$6.99 (



The Magician’s Elephant by Kate DiCamillo

208 pages, Candlewick, (2011-03-08)

$6.99 (



The Mark of the Golden Dragon: Being an Account of the Further Adventures of Jacky Faber, Jewel of the East, Vexation of the West, and Pearl of the South China Sea (Bloody Jack Adventures) by Louis A. Meyer

384 pages, Harcourt Children’s Books, (2011-10-03)

$10.88 (

Aliens on Vacation by Clete Smith

272 pages, Hyperion Book CH, (2011-05-03)

$11.31 (

Two Moon Princess by Carmen Ferreiro-Estevan

324 pages, Tanglewood Press, (2010-06-16)

$8.30 (

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March 6th, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 9

In My Mailbox is hosted by Krisit of The Story Siren.

Here’s what I got this week!


Illusions (Aprilynne Pike) by Aprilynne Pike

384 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-05-01)

$10.59 (

This is book 3 of the series. I haven’t read book 1 or 2. Will I be lost if I jump in from here?

Brother/Sister by Sean Olin

304 pages, Razorbill, (2011-06-09)

$11.55 (

So Much Closer by Susane Colasanti

256 pages, Viking Juvenile, (2011-05-03)

$10.58 (

Dreamland Social Club by Tara Altebrando

304 pages, Dutton Juvenile, (2011-05-12)

$11.55 (


I won this over at Bookworm Readers. Thanks Claire!

Real Live Boyfriends (Ruby Oliver Quartet) by E. Lockhart

240 pages, Delacorte Books for Young Readers, (2010-12-28)

$11.55 (

I won a different book over at Fiction Groupie but I had it sent to my good friend L.J. Boldyrev. The featured author, Ashley March, was too kind to send me an ARC of her book! Thanks Ashley!

Seducing the Duchess by Ashley March

320 pages, Signet, (2010-10-05)

$6.99 (

Nothing new in the baby department. Maybe next week. ;)

What did you get this week?

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February 27th, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 8

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren.

Here’s what I got this week!


Siren by Tricia Rayburn

352 pages, EgmontUSA, (2010-07-13)

$12.23 (

Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

432 pages, EgmontUSA, (2010-06-08)

$12.23 (


NetGalley Review

Thank you HarperCollins for approving my requests!

Die for Me by Amy Plum

352 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-05-01)

$10.59 (

Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini

400 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-06-01)

$11.21 (

The Last Little Blue Envelope by Maureen Johnson

288 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-04-26)

$10.96 (

Bumped by Megan Mccafferty

336 pages, Balzer + Bray, (2011-05-01)

$10.59 (

A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine

320 pages, Harper Collins, (2011-05-01)

$11.11 (

Hereafter by Tara Hudson

400 pages, HarperTeen, (2011-06-01)

$11.60 (


Free Kindle Edition

How To Marry a Millionaire Vampire with Bonus Material by Kerrelyn Sparks

HarperCollins, (2011-02-14)


Still free!


I won these over at Fantastic Book Review. Thanks Tina!

Devil’s Kiss by Sarwat Chadda

352 pages, Hyperion Book CH, (2010-08-10)

$8.99 (

Dark Goddess (A Devil’s Kiss Novel) by Sarwat Chadda

384 pages, Hyperion Book CH, (2011-01-25)

$10.95 (

Nothing new for the baby, except that Daddy hung the window blinds while he was home with the sick daughter.

What did you get this week?

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February 21st, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 7

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren.

Here’s what I got this week! And some baby stuff too!


What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen

416 pages, Viking Juvenile, (2011-05-10)

$11.75 (

And I already have an author signed copy of this one, so look for a giveaway soon!

Where She Went by Gayle Forman

208 pages, Dutton Juvenile, (2011-04-05)

$9.99 (


Free Kindle Editions

Retro Demonology by Jana Oliver

St. Martin’s Griffin, (2010-12-13)


A Demon Trapper’s bonus story.

Baby Stuff

I told you last week that I ordered some things from Old Navy, well they came! I ordered 3 sizes of the middle outfit because I LOVE it!


We also picked up his furniture and spent all day Saturday putting it together. I LOVE it. I can’t wait to buy some accessories to finish off his room. We have a few final touches to do: install closet doors, paint touch ups, paint the mural, install new ceiling fan/light combo, install new blinds, buy a soft rug for the middle of the floor and paint the door white. (Click image for larger picture.)


Kitty Cookie Monster approves. We’ve caught her sleeping in the crib several times already. The other cats have been checking this out too.

I’m 30 weeks pregnant today. I’m hoping to delivery the week of April 11th, but not the 14th cause that’s my birthday and I want him to have his own special day; so about 6-7 weeks to go! I’m so ready for him too!

What did you get this week?

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February 13th, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 6

I got a few books this week! And a few baby things too!

As always In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren.


Bloody Valentine (A Blue Bloods Book) (Blue Bloods Novel) by Melissa De La Cruz

160 pages, Hyperion Book CH, (2010-12-28)

$8.99 (

Angel in My Pocket by Ilene Cooper

288 pages, Feiwel & Friends, (2011-03-15)

$11.23 (


A signed copy of this showed up on my door step with 5 little pins too! Thanks so much to Razorbill and Beth Revis!

Across the Universe by Beth Revis

416 pages, Razorbill, (2011-01-11)

$9.89 (

Free Kindle Editions

Raising the Dead by Mara Purnhagen

pages, Harlequin Teen, (2011-01-17)


I pre-ordered this one:

How To Marry a Millionaire Vampire with Bonus Material by Kerrelyn Sparks

384 pages, Harper Collins, Inc., (2011-02-22)


Baby Stuff

I took a trip to Target and got a few frog themed items. I’m afraid that the things I see available for purchase now will disappear before people buy us anything for him. So, yeah, I’ve spent quite a bit on some clothes. Just last night I ordered a lot from Old Navy because, I <3 Old Navy, and they have some adorable frog outfits! Here’s what I got at Target:


See? Too cute! I’ll be sure to post the Old Navy purchases in next weeks IMM!

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You can see our current baby registries. We have one on Amazon as well as Target. Both are pretty much the same but Amazon has some other items because they have the Universal Wish List option, where you can put items from any website on your list. I like that feature. Plus Amazon is usually cheaper than Target.


We also picked up his changing table from JCPenney yesterday but haven’t put it together yet. We were supposed to take home his dresser too, but it arrived damaged so we asked them to ship it back and try again. They were really great to work with and gave us 10% off the replacement dresser. I wasn’t there to see the damage, I was busy taking a 3 hour Glucose Tolerance Test, which sucked and ruined my day. I planned to paint his room but I had NO energy to speak of after I got home from the test. So, we’ll be trying to paint his room today. :)

What did you get this week?

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February 5th, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 3 – 5

I’ve been a major slacker when it comes to my In My Mailbox posts! But when my IMM stack of books teeters and threatens to harm small children I must pay attention! Here’s what I’ve gotten the past few weeks.

As always, In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren.


Demonglass (A Hex Hall Novel) by Rachel Hawkins

368 pages, Hyperion Book CH, (2011-03-01)

$10.34 (

The Internet is a Playground: Irreverent Correspondences of an Evil Online Genius by David Thorne

368 pages, Tarcher, (2011-04-28)

$8.25 (

Queen of the Dead (A Ghost and the Goth Novel) (The Ghost and the Goth) by Stacey Kade

272 pages, Hyperion Book CH, (2011-06-07)

$11.54 (

Divergent by Veronica Roth

496 pages, Katherine Tegen Books, (2011-05-01)

$11.53 (

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel by Deborah Harkness

592 pages, Viking Adult, (2011-02-08)

$14.77 (

Zombies Don’t Cry: A Living Dead Love Story by Rusty Fischer

300 pages, Medallion Press, (2011-05-01)

$9.95 (

Electronic format


Janicu’s Book Blog selected me to win:

Hot Finish (Fast Track) by Erin McCarthy

304 pages, Berkley, (2010-08-03)

$7.99 (

Patricia’s Vampire Notes gave away 3 books of Jill Myles’ Succubi series:

 Gentlemen Prefer Succubi (Succubus Diaries) by Jill Myles

332 pages, Pocket Star, (2009-12-29)

$7.99 (

 Succubi Like It Hot (The Succubus Diaries) by Jill Myles

335 pages, Pocket Star, (2010-01-19)

$7.99 (

 My Fair Succubi (The Succubus Diaries) by Jill Myles

368 pages, Pocket Star, (2010-12-28)

$7.99 (

And Julie from Booking Mama gave away:

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

394 pages, St. Martin’s Press, (2010-02-02)

$10.80 (

I also won a book from Tynga’s Reviews and Dark Faerie Tales’ recent give away:

Night’s Cold Kiss: A Dark Brethren Novel by Tracey O’hara

352 pages, Eos, (2009-09-01)

$7.99 (

Free Kindle Editions

Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble

320 pages, Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, (2009-09-01)


The New World by Patrick Ness

pages, Candlewick, (2010-09-27)


Necromancer: A Novella by Lish McBride

pages, Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), (2011-01-24)



Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning

512 pages, Delacorte Press, (2011-01-11)


Kindle Edition

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January 16th, 2011

In My Mailbox: Week 2

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi of The Story Siren.

Here’s what I got this week.


I received my first 3 book package from my free 3 month subscription to BookSwim. I must admit so far that I’m not impressed with this service. There’s no way to see which books are available to ship so there’s no way to put the books in queue in an order that makes sense. I do like that the next package they send I have a guarantee book that I get to select.

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green

304 pages, Dutton Juvenile, (2010-04-06)

$17.99 (

Silver Borne (Mercy Thompson) by Patricia Briggs

304 pages, Ace, (2011-01-25)

$7.99 (

A Touch of Dead (Sookie Stackhouse: The Complete Stories) by Charlaine Harris

192 pages, Ace, (2009-10-06)

$23.95 (


I won this signed book from Kim at The Book Butterfly. Thanks Kim and Sarah!

Fixing Delilah by Sarah Ockler

320 pages, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, (2010-12-01)

$16.99 (

Free Kindle Editions

Starlighter (Dragons of Starlight) by Bryan Davis

400 pages, Zondervan, (2010-03-30)

$9.99 (


I’m a little upset because NetGalley took away the Kindle format for their eARCs. I’m hoping they have it up and running again soon.

Angel Burn by L. A. Weatherly

pages, Candlewick, (2011-05-24)

$17.99 (

Baby Gear

If you didn’t catch my previous update about my pregnancy (I’m over the half way mark!) here are the two pairs of Bison Booties from Bison Girl’s Etsy shop. And she gave me a promo code to share with my followers! COZYREADER11 will give you 10% off until February 1st!

These booties are adorable and sooo soft it’s not funny! The inside is as soft as a cloud. I’ve asked Bison Girl about making a pair for my 6 year daughter because she loves these and of course she feels a little left out now that the baby is getting two pairs!

What did you get this week?

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